How to Add Menus to the Footer or Sidebar

Adding a Custom Menu

  1. Create your Menu in Appearance > Menus. For more details on how to create a menu, please see your theme’s menu tutorial or click here for a more detailed guide. 
  2. Go to Appearance > Customize > Widgets, or Appearance > Widgets
  3. Add a Navigation Menu widget to the widget area you want the menu to display
  4. From the dropdown, choose the menu you want to display and save!

An example of the Navigation Menu widget being used in the Footer:


Adding a Category Menu

The Categories widget will display ALL of the categories you have used in your posts.

  1. Go to Appearance > Customize > Widgets, or Appearance > Widgets
  2. Add a Categories widget to the widget area you want the menu to display
  3. Lastly, you can choose to display them as a list, or as a dropdown in the settings

An example of the Categories widget being used in the Footer: