Creating a menu

To create a new menu, first click “Structure” within your admin toolbar.

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You will be taken to the Structure page. Here, click “Menus”.

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You will now find yourself on a page showing all of the menus available to your site. We will be creating an entirely new menu to ensure that all the proper settings have been select for our menu. To do so, click “Add menu”.

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You should now see the menu edit form. Add a title for your menu. Be sure to remember this title, as it will be required when attempting to display the menu within your site. Additionally, you must set the translation mode to “Translate and Localize”. This must be done before creating any menu items within your menu. Failure to do so could result in you having to rebuild the entire menu. Once done, click “Save”.

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Your new menu will now exist. To add a menu item, click “Add link”.

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You will be taken to the menu item edit form. On this form, fill in the publicly viewable Menu link title, the Path that the new link points to and be sure to check the Show as expanded option. Checking Show as expanded will ensure that any embedded items are shown at all times. Once you have finished, click “Save”.

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Your menu item will now have been created. To translate the item, refer to the section Translating menu items of this documentation. To display the menu on your site, refer to the section Managing blocks.

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