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Dropdown Menu for Elgg

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2.0.0 2017-02-23 17:17 UTC

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Elgg 2.3


  • Turn any child menu into a dropdown by simply adding elgg-menu-item-has-dropdown to the parent item class


To convert child menus to dropdown menus, simply add elgg-menu-item-has-dropdown class to your menu item. Whenever a parent menu item is clicked, child menu will appear in a hover menu

elgg_register_menu_item('entity', array(
	'name' => 'parent',
	'href' => '#',
	'text' => 'Parent item',
	'item_class' => 'elgg-menu-item-has-dropdown',
	// controls the position relative to the trigger
	'data-position' => json_encode([
		'my' => 'right top',
		'at' => 'right bottom+5px',
	// popup appear in a fixed position and detached from the original DOM position
    // you can add an additional class to have more control over styling
	'data-popup-class' => 'elgg-menu-entity-popup',
	'data-collision' => 'fit fit',
elgg_register_menu_item('entity', array(
	'name' => 'child',
	'parent_name' => 'parent',
	'href' => '/child',
	'text' => 'Child item',