Dropdown Menu widget adds a beautiful dropdown menu, listing pages and categories of your blog. You can also turn your wordpress navigation menus into beatiful dropdown menus using this plugin.
- Automatically generated menus (Pages/Categories/Custom Menus)
- More than 11 beautiful themes
- jQuery Effects (must be enabled from panel)
- Customizable color scheme
- Widgets enabled
- Vertical or Horizontal Menus
- Supports Multiple Instances
- Can be embedded via PHP Template Tag
- Menu themes use CSS. That’s why it doesn’t work same on all themes. If you think it has styling issues, please take a look at this post.
- Effects use jQuery. If your theme changes default jQuery, effects may not work.
- IE6 is not supported. Why not upgrade your browser?
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Minimum WP Version : 2.8
Dropdown menu widget is so easy to setup. Just follow the steps below to add it to your site.
- Login to your wordpress dashboard and go to Plugins > Add New.
- If you have downloaded the plugin, click on “Upload” link and upload the plugin.
- If you haven’t downloaded yet, type
dropdown menu widgetto search field and click “Search”.
- Click on “Install” and click “Activate plugin” once it is loaded.
- Go to “Dropdown menu settings” under “Settings” to change dropdown theme and edit your settings.
- Add the dropdown menu to your site using “Widgets” or template tag codes.
- Done. Enjoy!
Here is a video on installation and setting up a custom dropdown menu :
- How to change order of menu items
- a little note about dropdown menu widget..
- How to get page id using page slugs in wordpress
- Dropdown Menu – PHP Template Tag Usage Explained
- Video tutorial : How to create a custom dropdown menu on your site
- How to add categories dropdown to the end of Dropdown Menu Widget
- How to change dropdown menu depth and order using filters
- Adding a simple admin menu to dropdown menu widget
- HOWTO: Dropdown Menu Using WP Menus
- Tutorial: Create your very own dropdown menu stylesheet
- the_widget : the way to use a widget whereever you like