Setting up menus

After installation, Posterno automatically creates 2 menus. A dashboard page menu and a profile page menu. These menu can be freely customized, links can be added/removed/changed.

Dashboard menu

The dashboard menu is the menu that appears onto the dashboard page and lets your members access different sections of their frontend dashboard. A menu must be created otherwise your members will not be able to access all the sections of the dashboard.

To customize the dashboard menu, login into your WordPress admin panel and navigate to "Appearance -> Menus". Locate the automatically created "Dashboard menu" or create one and assign it to the "Posterno Dashboard menu" menu location.


Adding links to the dashboard menu:

To add sections to the dashboard menu, you must enable the "Posterno menu items" from the screen options panel inside the WordPress menu manager.

Once enabled, a section called "Posterno" will appear on the left side of the screen:

All items under the "Logged in" can all be used for the dashboard menu. Click on the items you wish to add and then click on the "Add to menu" button at the bottom of the list. All the links within the "Logged in" section are visible to logged in members only.

Logged out menu items

All the links within the "Logged out" section will be visible to visitors ( non logged-in ) only.


Profile menu

The profile menu, is the menu that is displayed within the public profile page. The menu works in the exact same way as the dashboard menu with the only exception that those menu items can only be used within the "Posterno profile menu" menu location.

The following components are available by default:

  • About: displays all the custom profile fields and their data.
  • Posts: displays the posts submitted by the user.
  • Listings: displays the listings submitted by the user.
  • Comments: displays the most recent comments submitted by the user.

All components can be added to the profile page through the profile menu. To disable a component, simply remove it from the menu.

Note: addons and themes may register custom components.