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How to add a menu to a header template

This tutorial will guide you through the steps needed for adding a menu to the header template added with JetThemeCore plugin, perfect for managing header templates.

In case your header template is made in Elementor, and you need to add a new menu to it, you definitely should know the way to do it properly. Let’s get started.

Adding a menu to the header template

Step 1 — If you’re using Crocoblock subscription and JetThemeCore plugin, please, navigate to the Crocoblock > My Library > Header in your WordPress Dashboard.

header in Crocoblock library

If you’re using Elementor Pro version, you can build a header template within the header added with Elementor Pro. To add a header template, open Elementor > My templates and here click Header tab and hit Add New Header button.

You can also open one of the existing header templates for editing by hovering over the needed header template to which you want to add a menu, and clicking the Edit with Elementor option.

Header tab in Crocoblock library

Step 2 — Now you are redirected to Elementor page builder. Click the Magic Button option and insert the preferable header template in the page.

Headers block in Magic Button

Step 3 — In case you’ve already got the header template, skip the previous step, and find an appropriate widget for displaying a menu. It can be Nav Menu, Mega Menu or Vertical Mega Menu.

Jet iwdgets for displaying a menu

Step 4 — Drag the needed widget to your menu. Select a menu you’ve created earlier in the dropdown. E.g., in the Mega Menu widget you can select the created menu in the Select Menu dropdown option. The same dropdown is available in the Content block of the Nav Menu widget.

Selecting a menu in the widget

Step 5 — Feel free to style the appearance of the menu according to your tastes and needs.Then, click the Publish button to save the changes. Click the Preview Сhanges and enjoy the results of your work.

menu on the frontend

Well done! Use varied Jet widgets for showing a menu in the header.