Add Smooth Multi Level Drop-Down Menu In Blogger

Now you can easily Add Navigation Menu in Blogger with ease. Smooth Navigation Menu is a multi level, CSS list based menu powered using jQuery that makes website navigation a smooth and that’s a good thing given the important role of this element in any site.Smooth-Navigational-Menu-in-Blogger

Steps to Add Smooth Multi Level Drop-Down Menu In Blogger

Note: Before making any changes to your template, take a full backup of your blogger template.

#Step 1. Log in to your Blogger Dashboard and Navigate to Design > Edit HTML.

Design Edit HTML

#Step 2. Find this code:</head> and replace it wit this code:

<link href=’https://sites.google.com/site/addinblogger/how-to-add-in-blogger/ddsmoothmenu.css’ rel=’stylesheet’ type=’text/css’/>
<link href=’https://sites.google.com/site/addinblogger/how-to-add-in-blogger/ddsmoothmenu-v.css’ rel=’stylesheet’ type=’text/css’/>
<script src=’http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.2.6/jquery.min.js’ type=’text/javascript’/>
<script src=’https://sites.google.com/site/addinblogger/how-to-add-in-blogger/ddsmoothmenu.js’ type=’text/javascript’>
/***********************************************
* Smooth Navigational Menu- (c) Dynamic Drive DHTML code library (www.dynamicdrive.com)
* This notice MUST stay intact for legal use
* Visit Dynamic Drive at http://www.dynamicdrive.com/ for full source code
***********************************************/
</script>
<script type=’text/javascript’>
ddsmoothmenu.init({
mainmenuid: “smoothmenu1”, //menu DIV id
orientation: ‘h’, //Horizontal or vertical menu: Set to “h” or “v”
classname: ‘ddsmoothmenu’, //class added to menu’s outer DIV
//customtheme: [“#1c5a80”, “#18374a”],
contentsource: “markup” //”markup” or [“container_id”, “path_to_menu_file”]
})
ddsmoothmenu.init({
mainmenuid: “smoothmenu2”, //Menu DIV id
orientation: ‘v’, //Horizontal or vertical menu: Set to “h” or “v”
classname: ‘ddsmoothmenu-v’, //class added to menu’s outer DIV
//customtheme: [“#804000”, “#482400”],
contentsource: “markup” //”markup” or [“container_id”, “path_to_menu_file”]
})
</script>
</head>

#Step 3. Now navigate to Design > Page Element and click on Add a Gadget > HTML/Javascript and insert the following code and click Save button.

Design-Page Element
<h2>Example 1</h2>
<div id=”smoothmenu1″>
<ul>
<li><a href=”http://bloggerhowtotips.blogspot.com/”>Blogger How To Tips</a></li>
<li><a href=”#”>Folder 0</a>
<ul>
<li><a href=”#”>Sub Item 1.1</a></li>
<li><a href=”#”>Sub Item 1.2</a></li>
<li><a href=”#”>Sub Item 1.3</a></li>
<li><a href=”#”>Sub Item 1.4</a></li>
<li><a href=”#”>Sub Item 1.2</a></li>
<li><a href=”#”>Sub Item 1.3</a></li>
<li><a href=”#”>Sub Item 1.4</a></li>
</ul>
</li>
<li><a href=”#”>Folder 1</a>
<ul>
<li><a href=”#”>Sub Item 1.1</a></li>
<li><a href=”#”>Sub Item 1.2</a></li>
<li><a href=”#”>Sub Item 1.3</a></li>
<li><a href=”#”>Sub Item 1.4</a></li>
<li><a href=”#”>Sub Item 1.2</a></li>
<li><a href=”#”>Sub Item 1.3</a></li>
<li><a href=”#”>Sub Item 1.4</a></li>
</ul>
</li>
<li><a href=”#”>Item 3</a></li>
<li><a href=”#”>Folder 2</a>
<ul>
<li><a href=”#”>Sub Item 2.1</a></li>
<li><a href=”#”>Folder 2.1</a>
<ul>
<li><a href=”#”>Sub Item 2.1.1</a></li>
<li><a href=”#”>Sub Item 2.1.2</a></li>
<li><a href=”#”>Folder 3.1.1</a>
<ul>
<li><a href=”#”>Sub Item 3.1.1.1</a></li>
<li><a href=”#”>Sub Item 3.1.1.2</a></li>
<li><a href=”#”>Sub Item 3.1.1.3</a></li>
<li><a href=”#”>Sub Item 3.1.1.4</a></li>
<li><a href=”#”>Sub Item 3.1.1.5</a></li>
</ul>
</li>
<li><a href=”#”>Sub Item 2.1.4</a></li>
</ul>
</li>
</ul>
</li>
<li><a href=”https://allbloggingtips.com/”>All Blogging Tips</a></li>
</ul>
<br style=”clear: left” />
</div>
<h2 style=”margin-top:200px”>Example 2</h2>
<div id=”smoothmenu2″>
<ul>
<li><a href=”https://allbloggingtips.com/”>Blogger Tips and Tricks</a></li>
<li><a href=”#”>Folder 0</a>
<ul>
<li><a href=”#”>Sub Item 1.1</a></li>
<li><a href=”#”>Sub Item 1.2</a></li>
<li><a href=”#”>Sub Item 1.3</a></li>
<li><a href=”#”>Sub Item 1.4</a></li>
<li><a href=”#”>Sub Item 1.2</a></li>
<li><a href=”#”>Sub Item 1.3</a></li>
<li><a href=”#”>Sub Item 1.4</a></li>
</ul>
</li>
<li><a href=”#”>Folder 1</a>
<ul>
<li><a href=”#”>Sub Item 1.1</a></li>
<li><a href=”#”>Sub Item 1.2</a></li>
<li><a href=”#”>Sub Item 1.3</a></li>
<li><a href=”#”>Sub Item 1.4</a></li>
<li><a href=”#”>Sub Item 1.2</a></li>
<li><a href=”#”>Sub Item 1.3</a></li>
<li><a href=”#”>Sub Item 1.4</a></li>
</ul>
</li>
<li><a href=”#”>Item 3</a></li>
<li><a href=”#”>Folder 2</a>
<ul>
<li><a href=”#”>Sub Item 2.1</a></li>
<li><a href=”#”>Folder 2.1</a>
<ul>
<li><a href=”#”>Sub Item 2.1.1</a></li>
<li><a href=”#”>Sub Item 2.1.2</a></li>
<li><a href=”#”>Folder 3.1.1</a>
<ul>
<li><a href=”#”>Sub Item 3.1.1.1</a></li>
<li><a href=”#”>Sub Item 3.1.1.2</a></li>
<li><a href=”#”>Sub Item 3.1.1.3</a></li>
<li><a href=”#”>Sub Item 3.1.1.4</a></li>
<li><a href=”#”>Sub Item 3.1.1.5</a></li>
</ul>
</li>
<li><a href=”#”>Sub Item 2.1.4</a></li>
</ul>
</li>
</ul>
</li>
<li><a href=”https://allbloggingtips.com/”>All Blogspot Tips</a></li>
</ul>
<br style=”clear: left” />
</div>

#Step 4. Save template and done!.

add menu in blogger

After adding the menu your blog layout will be look like in image above, as usual if you have any doubt please comment.

Credits

Above smooth multi level drop-down menu is powered by DynamicDrive. See this link for more customization: http://www.dynamicdrive.com/dynamicindex1/ddsmoothmenu.htm

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