Set up in the Magento backend (Step 1)
On the “Manage Menu Items” screen, click the “Add Menu Item” button.
This will bring up the following screen to create the new menu item. The settings are explained below.
Select the menu item type you want to create. Choose from the following:
Adds a homepage menu item.
Adds a customer account page menu item.
Adds a customer account page menu item, with “log out” drop down box when a logged in customer hovers over the menu item.
Adds a checkout page menu item which is always visible in navigation bar, regardless of whether a customer has added anything to their cart.
Adds a checkout page menu item, which is only visible in navigation bar when customer has added an item to their cart.
Adds a login page menu item. If a customer is already logged in, this will change to “Logout”.
Adds a contact page menu item.
Adds a CMS page in your store as a menu item, with optional use of parent headings for a fold out menu for subcategory pages.
Default Product Categories
Adds all default product categories (standard Magento category tree) as menu items, with a dropdown box to display subcategories. This is the standard Magento navigation menu – the difference is that you can slot the categories in between other menu items.
Combined Product Categories
Adds all product categories in your store under a user-friendly parent heading of your choice (eg. “Shop” or “Browse”). Individual product categories will display as a drop down/fold out
Adds a shopping cart menu item, with a drop down mini cart when a customer hovers over the menu item.
Adds an individual product category menu item/s (multiple product categories can be displayed as separate menu items).
Adds an individual product menu item/s (multiple products can be displayed as separate menu items).
Adds the main page of your store's Aheadworks blog (if installed) as a menu item.
AW Blog with Categories
Adds the main page of your store's Aheadworks blog as a menu item, with a drop down menu with all blog categories.
AW Blog Category
Adds a category of your store's Aheadworks blog as a menu item (multiple categories can be displayed as separate menu items).
AW Blog Post
Adds an individual blog post of your store's Aheadworks blog as a menu item (multiple posts can be displayed as separate menu items).