JQuery Vertical Mega Menu Widget

Creates a widget, which allows you to add vertical mega menus to your side columns using any WordPress custom menu.

Author:Lee Chestnutt (profile at wordpress.org)
WordPress version required:3.0
WordPress version tested:3.1.4
Plugin version:1.3.3
Added to WordPress repository:12-03-2011
Last updated:30-06-2012
Warning! This plugin has not been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.
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Creates a widget, which allows you to add flyout vertical mega menus from any standard WordPress custom menu using jQuery. Can handle multiple vertical mega menus on each page and offers 3 animation effects - show/hide, fade In or slide out. Widget also gives the option of selecting left or right for the flyout menu depending on where you side column is. For best results use 3 levels for the custom menu.

Menu Options

The widget has several parameters that can be configured to help cutomise the vertical mega menu:

  • Number Items Per Row - Select the number of sub-menu items to be shown on each row of the mega menu.
  • Animation Effect - The effect used to display the flyout mega menu - select either show, fade in or slide out.
  • Animation Direction - Choose the direction for the flyout menu - either left or right.
  • Animation Speed - The speed at which the dropdown menu will open/close
  • Skin - 8 different sample skins are available to give examples of css that can be used to style your own vertical mega menu

See demo