Sidebar Menu Items

Description

This is a very lightweight plugin to simply add your defined sidebar widget areas as standard WordPress menu items. This is mostly useful for creating “mega menu” style dropdown menus.

Current solutions for adding mega menu support come with all sorts of overhead you probably don’t need. This plugin uses the default WordPress api to use widgets in your sub menus to add the content you may need in a mega menu. Style as you wish.

Translations

  • English – default, always included
  • French: disponible en Français!

Screenshots

  • Menu screen after activating plugin. Notice the Sidebar items available.
  • Menu with a sidebar added as a sub menu item.

Installation

  1. Upload sidebar-menu-items.php to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Under Appearance > Menus, you will now have a Sidebar items available to add to your menus.

FAQ

Does this plugin add mega menu functionality?

It simply gives you the tools to create the markup for a mega menu via widgets in your menu area. It does not style or add any javascript to your menus, this part is up to you.

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Contributors & Developers

“Sidebar Menu Items” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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Changelog

0.1.2

Fixed sub menu links being affected.

0.1.1

Fixed file structure

0.1.0

First version.