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Add a login/logout link to the menu bar of any Genesis child theme
<?php // add everything except for this opening line to your functions file
add_filter( 'wp_nav_menu_items', 'sp_add_loginout_link', 10, 2 );
function sp_add_loginout_link( $items, $args ) {
// Change 'primary' to 'secondary' to put the login link in your secondary nav bar.
if ( $args->theme_location != 'primary' ) {
return $items;
if ( is_user_logged_in() ) {
$items .= '<li class="menu-item"><a href="' . wp_logout_url( home_url() ) . '">Log Out</a></li>';
} else {
$items .= '<li class="menu-item"><a href="' . site_url( 'wp-login.php' ) . '">Log In</a></li>';
return $items;
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Here's another way to do it wp_loginout

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