How to Add a Menu in PrestaShop

In this easy guide, you are going to learn how to add some items in the PrestaShop main menu.

The main menu shown in PrestaShop

Here you can see the simple main menu we are going to create. It has two items: Home and Affiliates Area

Predefined and Custom Links

The first step is to see which links are available, decide which ones to use and create custom links that we also want to use in the menu.

From the PrestaShop Dashboard, go to Configure > Shop Parameters > Traffic & SEO section, we can see the list of predefined URLs (contact-us, brands, …), as well as create custom links.

Traffic & SEO section showing links

Here we can see the current URLs

As an example, we are going to add the Affiliate Area page of the Affiliates Pro for PrestaShop module. We must first add it here so we can add it to the menu afterwards.

We select the module page, the title, description, keywords and the rewritten URL.

Affiliates Pro Prestashop - New url

Once added, we already have it available to add to the menu with a pretty link. But first …

Installing the Main Menu Module

We must first install the module that allows to create the main menu. This is one of the default modules that comes with PrestaShop. From Improve > Modules on the administrative dashboard, we search the “Main menu” module and install it.

Affiliates Pro Prestashop - Main Menu module

Adding Items to the Menu

On the module’s configuration page we can add the available items, as well as delete an existing one or change the order.

Showing the Configure option of the Main menu module

Click the Configure option for the Main menu module.

In the available items, we have links to the CMS pages, product categories, we can search by products, etc. But if we need additional ones, we can use the “Add a new link” function, to create our own.

For example, to add a link to the affiliate area created above, we indicate a label, and a link, where the address will be used when we create custom links.

Affiliates Pro Prestashop - New link

Once added, we have it available in the top list to add it to the menu.

After saving, we can see it in the menu.

Affiliates Pro Prestashop - Prestashop menu

The affiliate module used in this article is Affiliates Pro for PrestaShop, the single officially recommended affiliate module – PrestaShop’s Favorite – that is available on the PrestaShop Addons Marketplace:

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