Very Frequently Asked Question: My Menu Doesn’t Show Subcategories. Help! Response: VERY Simple Tutorial!

A question I have seen a lot over at the Commons, but been too lazy to make a tutorial for till the @ mention from Debbie, is “Why is my subcategories not displaying in my menu?”

Read more for very quick, very easy step-by-step screenshot tutorial.

Subcategory Pages Step 1 Go To Your Menus

Subcategory Pages Step 1 Go To Your Menus

Subcategory Pages Step 2 Create a Menu

Subcategory Pages Step 2 Create a Menu

Subcategory Pages Step 2b Name the New Menu

Subcategory Pages Step 2b Name the New Menu

Subcategory Pages Step 3 Select All and Add to Menu

Subcategory Pages Step 3 Select All and Add to Menu

Subcategory Pages Step 4 Drag the Subcategories Slightly Right to Become Sub Categories on the Menu and Tick the Two Boxes at the Bottom

Subcategory Pages Step 4 Drag the Subcategories Slightly Right to Become Sub Categories on the Menu and Tick the Two Boxes at the Bottom

And viola! It works.

Remember, if you add a new subcategory, you need to go back and edit the custom menu manually – it only updates “parent” (i.e. top level) pages automatically when the tick-marks shown above are clicked.

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