Dropdown Menu widget adds a beautiful, CSS+jQuery dropdown menu, listing pages OR categories of your blog. It even supports Custom Menus for WP3+. It is fully customizable via CSS and SO easy to use!

Get Dropdown Menu Widget for WordPress


  • Automatically generated menus (Pages/Categories/Custom Menus)
  • More than 11 beautiful themes
  • jQuery Effects (must be enabled from the 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. You may need some CSS fixes because of your theme.
  • 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 set up. 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 the “Upload” link and upload the plugin.
  • If you haven’t downloaded it yet, type dropdown menu widget the search field and click “Search”.
  • Click “Install” and “Activate plugin” once it is loaded.
  • Go to “Dropdown menu settings” under “Settings” to change the 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.

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