Dropdown Menu Widget

This plugin is no longer supported. Please use it at your own risk.

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
Please note following before asking any questions:

  • 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?


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 widget to 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!

If your theme doesn’t support header widget areas, you can add dropdown menu using php template tag. Read how to add it here. Read more about custom dropdown template tags here.

Here is a video on installation and setting up a custom dropdown menu :

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