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Custom Menu Wizard Widget

Show branches or levels of your menu in a widget, or in content using a shortcode, with full customisation.

14 reviews
Average Rating
4 stars
4.6 out of 5 stars
4 stars
Great Menu customizer
By ,

It's quite versatile, if I'm missing something from this is the hability to collapse the menu. Recommended.

5 stars
Amazingly powerful and flexible
By , for WP 3.9.1

A huge amount of options. And sure beats makes manual menus for each section of the site!

5 stars
Exactly what I was looking for
By , for WP 3.9.1

This does exactly what I wanted it to. I was a bit intimidated by all the options but with the documentation provided (and a bit of trial and error!) I was able to get exactly what I was looking for. Very happy.

1 star
plugin doesn't have a valid header msg on install
By , for WP 3.8.3

got the following message on install: plugin doesn't have a valid header

I didn't know what it meant but didn't want to take the chance so I deleted it... :(

5 stars
Right on the spot
By , for WP 3.9.1

Sometimes you need to add a second menu to some part of your WP site. This plugin does just that, and lets you customize it to your needs. The support is nice too.

5 stars
This works very nicely...
By , for WP 3.9.1

This works very nicely for me on two sites... And the author is awesowe with his attention, response and dedication to this plugin...

5 stars
The best menu system I've found for WP
By , for WP 3.8.1

I've got high requirements and this is "almost perfect". I'm used to absolute micro-control in other CMS platforms, which is why I say "almost". It will do 99% of anything you could dream up.

The only time I haven't been able to get exactly what I want - a 3 level deep menu system with complete hierarchical tracking as to depth. This isn't the widget's short coming, it is WordPress I suspect.

That being said - using widget logic or dynamic widgets, I can build 2-3 different menu systems that will do precisely what I want in any situation - even up to 5 levels deep or so.

Hat off sir. Where's your paypal donate button? You deserve funding for this.

5 stars
A Great Solution
By , for WP 3.8.1

This plugin helped me resolve a problem that no other menu widget could. It has obviously been extensively thought out and well developed. Very easy to use, but has many advanced options to solve most non-basic wordpress parent/child problems.

5 stars
Solves the device range problems
By , for WP 3.8

This interface of a custom menu widget have been thought through and the author is obvius familar with the "problems" Parent and Child pages play along.

This is perfect widget for menues on touch devices. When "no hover" to show children content / pages whitch at the same time has children, OR NOT children, and making the same "levels" be present in a clarified view for the visitor.

Ive been using another nearby widget for many years (Advanced menu widget) but I needed a solution can can handle a more modern logic.

The problem I got that is solved with this plugin:

When a parent page has content, and the children only are in view, ths user 99% will "miss" the parent couse its treated more than a "headline" or "category title" for the human mind. But any breadcrumb will point to the parent and the context / site view. The visitor easy get confused.

And If children has no children, I want the menu to stay at the "same level" as the current page or only current siblings...

This plugin solves that, as one thing of many "logic" flows.

The only "weakness" is the cluttered layout in the widget backend section. MANY OPTIONS. But no siteowner or client will ever see this - couse this kind of settings are to advanced - when you start to need a plugin in like this. So the purpose is not te be cosmetic or have any user experiance as a application. In most other cases Im picky about that if I do a review. "The Theme-developer is not the one who actually gonna run or maintain the site".

Well done mr author, I can imagine all the hours of brainstorm to get the "architecture" and options playing along!

/ Jonas Lundman

5 stars
Versatility and support - first class!
By , for WP 3.8

I love versatility this plugin provides. Extremely useful!
Last but not least is the quality of support the author provides.

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