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This tutorial shows how to make pages show posts from certain categories and assign them to top menu in WordPress.

In WordPress you can sort posts using post categories.

In order to add a new menu item displaying specific post category, you should do the following:

  1. Create a category under Posts -> Categories -> Add New Category:

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  2. Assign posts to the Category under Posts -> All Posts:

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  3. Create a page under Pages -> Add New.

  4. Insert a shortcode on the page using the category slug:

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  5. Add a menu item displaying the category:

    1. Select Appearance -> Menus;

    2. Select to edit Header Menu;

    3. Add created page as menu item:

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  • Taavi Miku

    Hi! Seems just the option what I looking for. What’s the widget name?

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