Help screen column header Enter Menu Item Type

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  • Menu Item Type. The first step when creating a menu item is to select the menu item type. Click the Select button to open a modal window that lists the available menu item types, as shown below.
Click on the link for the desired general type to select that type. Using expanded type selection, choose the specific type. Example above shows, Articles, with Archived Articles, Single Article, List All Categories, and ... Note - more types may be available if you install third-party extensions which have menu types.
When the menu item type is selected, the modal window will close and the Menu Item Type field is filled in automatically.