How To Insert a Calendar Into a Navigation Menu

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Are you looking for a way to add a calendar to a navigation menu? This snippet will add a calendar as a menu subitem to the menu at the header-navigation theme location.


  1. Add this code to your theme’s functions.php file or in a site-specific plugin.
  2. Then, edit line 3 to set the theme location.
add_filter('wp_nav_menu_items','add_calendar', 10, 2);
function add_calendar($items, $args) {
    if( $args->theme_location == 'header-navigation' )
        return $items . '<li><a href="#">Calendar</a><ul class="sub-menu"><li>' . get_calendar(true,false) . '</li></ul></li>';

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