Dropdown Menu widget adds a beautiful, CSS only dropdown menu, listing pages, categories of your blog. You can also turn your wordpress navigation menu into a beatiful dropdown menu using this plugin.
It allows you to chose vertical or horizontal layout. It supports multiple instances. You can select a theme for your widget from the Dropdown Menu Settings page or you can CREATE YOUR OWN THEME WITHIN SAME PLUGIN!! You can also customize your dropdown menu using CSS. If you want a custom dropdown theme you can request one. Please visit plugin site for more information.
dropdown-menu-widget on your plugin search to install this plugin.
- Upload the plugin to your
- Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
- Go to Appearance -> Widgets to add this widget to one of your sidebars
- You can also use
<?php shailan_dropdown_menu(); ?>in your template to display the menu.
- Don’t forget to change menu settings from Settings -> Dropdown Menu panel.
More detailed information can be found here.
More information about php template tag can be found here.
Q. I don’t have sidebar on my header, how can i add one?
A. Adding a sidebar in wordpress is a quite easy task. You can read instructions here. If you don’t want to add a sidebar consider using PHP template tag instead.
Q. I added this widget to my sidebar but it looks all weird!
A. This widget is intented for wide header widget areas, not regular sidebars. You can add a sidebar to your theme or you can get a all-widget theme from shailan.com. If you don’t want to add a sidebar, you can use php template tag instead. Read php template tag instructions here.
Q. Can i create my own theme?
A. Since this plugin works on CSS, if you are capable of writing CSS, you can customize the theme as you like it. If you want full customization select
None as your theme.
Q. I don’t know CSS, how can i customize it?
A. Plugin comes with various themes already installed. If you want something different, then you can request a new theme.