Hot Mega Menu and Classic Drop-down Menu

Print Email | Tuesday, 18 January 2011 11:03 | Written by Super User |

Classic Drop-down menu

This template has a fast-loading jQuery based top menu with nested sub-menus. Sub-menu opens with a nice animation effect. Core Joomla files are not hacked. Module position User3 is reserved for the top menu. Please type "nav" in Menu Tag ID. Menu Class Suffix field must be empty.

Classic menu

In template parameters, under Classic Drop-down menu, you can select one of the available menu effects:

Also, there might be other settings, like menu colors. It depends of template you're using. There's no limit in number of sub-levels.

classic drop down menu

 

HOT Mega Menu

To activate this menu system, you should edit the Top Menu module in User3 postion and type "mega" in Menu Class Suffix field. Menu Tag ID field must be empty.

mega menu

This menu system allows you to:

mega menu levels

The upper part of this graphic (34-39) shows typical scheme if you want to show 2nd and 3rd level menu items in drop-down menu. You must not have level 4 (or deeper) menu items.

The bottom part of the graphic (40-43) shows how to include module positions in the mega menu. "Module in Menu" and "Polls" are both children of first-level menu item "Mega Menu". Their names are used to be module names. Each of them has one child menu item (type Separator) named as "Megamenu module" in our sample. They will be replaced with module positions megamenu1 and megamenu2.

mega menu example

 

Menu settings in Template Parameters

Menu settings