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How to add a profile link to navigation bar

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    charlietech
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    @charlietech

    I want to have the profile tab in my navigation bar and Ive tried the profile menu plugin but it didnt work for 3.4.1. Can someone help me with a code or steps in adding it to my site?

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    charlietech
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    @charlietech

    Im using a custom menu for a widget but not for the main navigation bar. still delete it?

    Profile photo of @modemlooper
    @modemlooper
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    @modemlooper

    Yes. You can always add a new one. I just want to make sure it’s not a custom menu

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    charlietech
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    @charlietech

    I still only have the bp 1.6 and profile menu plugin activated and deleted the menus and still the same thing.

    Profile photo of @modemlooper
    @modemlooper
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    @modemlooper

    Try creating a menu for the main nav in the admin

    Profile photo of charlietech
    charlietech
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    @charlietech

    if I create the menu, how do I link the profile menu? The easiest way(without coding) in my opinion is to change the members tab to the profile tab and link the tab to the profile page(www.mysite/members/jane-doe. how do i do this?

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    @mercime
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    @mercime

    @charlietech if you have custom menu enabled in Appearance > Menus and if it’s only a profile link you want and not the full set links found in the plugin, see https://buddypress.org/community/groups/how-to-and-troubleshooting/forum/topic/adding-dynamic-link-to-main-menu-item/#post-130679

    Profile photo of charlietech
    charlietech
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    @charlietech

    I put the code at the bottom of the function.php in the parent theme and nothing happened. All i want is to add the profile tab to my original nav menu and its becoming an arduous task. I dont understand why the option isn’t built in the buddypress from the jump(just a check box option) but anyhow, can you suggest something please?

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    charlietech
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    @charlietech

    Thanks @mercime!!!!! Ok, I finally got the profile menu to work. How do i take out the dropdown menu?Plus, it still show groups and forums which i dont have set up yet and want to remove them from the dropdown menu.

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    @mercime
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    @mercime

    == Ok, I finally got the profile menu to work. How do i take out the dropdown menu? ==

    Glad you finally got it working. What/which dropdown menu are you talking about specifically? In which theme and where is it located (header, sidebar, footer, etc.)?

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    charlietech
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    @charlietech

    i updated the plugin from 1.6 to 1.6.1and the profile tab in my navigation bar disappeared. how can i downgrade to the previous one or fix the problem?

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    @modemlooper
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    @modemlooper

    Are you using a custom theme? Do you have a menu created in the admin and placed in the primary slot?

    Btw you can always get old versions of plugins by going to WordPress.org and on the plugins page there is a developer tab with links

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