Shimmer – Header & navigation menu setup

Shimmer theme supports one navigation menu place at the header area and one navigation menu at footer area. In order to activate these menus follow these steps.

  • Main menu shows below the logo.
  • Header button shows on the right side of the logo. If you want to disable header button, disable “Do you want to display header button? “option from Appearance > Customize >Shimmer Theme Settings > Header Button
  • Footer menu shows at the bottom-right of the website. This place is usually used to display legal links to privacy policy, terms of use pages, and payment icons (if you accept payments from your website).
Main menu (header menu)
  • Go to Appearance > Menus
  • Create a new menu.
  • Give your menu a name and click on “Create Menu” button.
  • Choose “Menu Menu” checkbox from “Menu Settings” and save the menu if you want this menu to be shown below the header area.
  • Add menu items to this menu from the the left section.
  • Save the menu once you’re done.
  • This space accepts one-level child menus.
Header button

This area is great to drive traffic to your shop, your most important content, or your lead magnet.

  • Navigate to Appearance > Customize > Shimmer Theme Settings > Header Button
  • “Title of Header Button” section is where your button text will go. Give it a short title like “Download”, “Shop now”, “Subscribe”, “Get now”.
  • Paste your link within “Url of Header Button” section.
  • Enable ” Do you want to display Header Button? ” checkbox for Header Button to appear.
  • Click Publish button.
Header social media icons

To display social media icons in the header

  • Navigate to Appearance > Customize > Shimmer Theme Settings > Header Social Media Icons.
  • Write your usernames for the social media platforms you want to display
  • Click Publish button to save the settings.
Footer menu
  • Go to Appearance > Menus
  • Create a new menu.
  • Give your menu a name and click on “Create Menu” button.
  • Choose “Footer Menu” checkbox from “Menu Settings” and save the menu if you want this menu to be shown on the bottom-right of the footer area.
  • Add menu items to this menu from the the left section.
  • This space doesn’t accept child menus.
  • If you want to display payment icons in this section, enable CSS Classes checkbox from Screen Options at the top right of the Appearance > Menu page. Then write one of the following CSS classes into the “CSS Classes (optional) ” area under your menu item options.

Display VISA icon

visa

Display MasterCard icon

mastercard

Display PayPal icon

paypal

Display Stripe icon

stripe

Display American Express icon

american