Side Menu Lite – add sticky fixed buttons


The Side Menu Lite is the free plugin to create a convenient sidebar for navigation on your site. It allows you to add fixed slideout buttons to the left or right of the page. Insert any links and create a unique navigation menu on your site.

Main features

Improve the usability of your site using the compact sidebar. The Side Menu gives you the following options:

  • Unlimited amount of menus;
  • 2 Position: Left & Right;
  • Insert any links;
  • Open link to new window;
  • Menu item size control;
  • Icon and font size control;
  • Display control on devices;
  • Adding custom ID and Classes to the menu item;
  • 1480 Font Awesome 5 Icon.


Can be used for:

  • the side menu on the page;
  • site navigation;
  • buttons to download individual files;
  • feedback from users (through the output of modal windows).

What can you use side menu for?

  • Grab users’ attention and lead them where you want or serve them the content or functionality you want
  • Insert your links and lead them to sections of your website or to external destinations
  • Engage & delight users with extra functions, widgets and content
  • Use it together with Modal Windows & Wow Forms to be able to:
  • Set up an email optins, lead magnets
  • Set up a phone call request widgets
  • Setup online order forms, price calculators & other interactive widgets

The Side Menu Lite extension will give you the compact sidebar menu. It helps to focus users’ attention on the information that you need. It can serve to create site navigation or enhance functionality by outputting modal windows. Use it to add feedback forms, subscriptions, online calculators and other interactive widgets

Pro version

Expand the possibilities of using Pro version:

  • Custom Icon
  • Choose color for each button
  • Align the navigation vertically
  • Border control
  • Font style and weight settings
  • Smooth Scroll function
  • Go to Top function
  • Share the page in 20 Social services
  • Print page function
  • Email and telephone links
  • Hold the Item Open
  • Built-in user links: LogIn, LogOut, Register, Lostpassword
  • Show menu depending on language
  • Show menu depending on user (for all users, only for logged-in users, only for not logged-in users)
  • Show the menu on the specific pages

Pro version


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  • This is an example of a side menu
  • Admin panel
  • Admin panel


  • Installation option 1: Find and install this plugin in the Plugins -> Add new section of your wp-admin
  • Installation option 2: Download the zip file, then upload the plugin via the wp-admin in the Plugins -> Add new section. Or unzip the archive and upload the folder to the plugins directory /wp-content/plugins/ via ftp
  • Press Activate when you have installed the plugin via dashboard or press Activate in the in the Plugins list
  • Go to Side Menu Lite section that will appear in your main menu on the left
  • Click Add new to create your first item
  • Setup your item
  • Click Save


July 23, 2019
This review is for version 1.0, free version. Pros: Clean coding, light weight. works fine and looks nice. You can: - Choose any FontAwesome icon from its library and set the size - Add any text to the labels and set the size of the font - Add as many items to the menu as you want - Assign them any link, choose to open the link in a new window or not. - Set media queries (show or hide menu depending on the screen size.) - Use it globally in every page or by shortcode. - Set id for element and class for element Cos: It comes with only 1 color option, dark green, with a lighter green effect on hover. I think it would be a good idea to give users of free version at least 2 color options. However, we are still able to set a class and an ID for the element, so be creative. This author has a lot of nice side menu and call to action floating buttons worth checking out. I'm becoming a fan. EDITED: I initially rated the plugin 4 stars and I'm changing it to to 5 stars because I just realized the WP plugin rating is faulty: Ratings should be version specific. It's not fair to authors to bundle all user's ratings as if they belong to current plugin version. If you improve your plugin according to what users expect, you are still affected by old version's ratings and reviews. I didn't realize this up until now, though I usually give only positive reviews.
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Contributors & Developers

“Side Menu Lite – add sticky fixed buttons” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Initial release