Effectively Add & Customize Free Icons For WordPress Menus – WP Menu Icons Lite


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WP Menu Icons Lite is one of the best wordpress free plugin to add and display various font icons to WordPress Menus.

Integration of a wide range of icons for WordPress Menus to configure and display it for each menu items individually. Many dynamic options available for icon settings.

Resulting your site to the better online performance, show visually informative menus display with splendid appearance.

Free Version Features

  • Assign 5 Pre Available Icon Sets To WordPress Menus
  • Menus System Integration
  • 5 Pre Available Icons Set Pack:
    • Font Awesome 4.7 and compatible with latest 5.x version.
    • Dashicons (WordPress Core Icons)
    • Genericons
    • Themify Icons
    • Icomoon
  • 2 Different Icon Positioning – Left and Right Of Menu Label
  • Hide Menu Label
  • Disable Icon on Desktop
  • 6 Hover Animation effects
    • Icon Back
    • Icon Forward
    • Icon Downward
    • Icon Up
    • Icon Grow
    • Icon Pulse
  • Necessary Customization Options
    • Icon Font Size
    • Icon Font Color
    • Icon Font Hover Color
    • Menu Label Font Size
    • Menu Label Font Color
    • Menu Label Font Hover Color
  • Responsive, Touch & Retina Ready

Premium Features:

★ Assign Pre Available or Custom Icons To WordPress Menus
★ 10+ Pre Available Menu Icons Pack
– Font Awesome 4.7.0 and Latest 5.x Version with brand, regular and solid font icon sets
– Dashicons (WordPress core icons)
– Genericons
– Lineraicons
– Icomoon
– Themify Icons
– Lineraicons
– Elusive Icons
– Typicons
– Foundicons
– Captainicon
– Devicons
– Elegant Icons
– Ionicons
– Material
– MFG Labs Icon Set
★ Upload Custom Icon
★ 3 Different icon Positions – Left , Top & Right Of Menu Label
★ Menus System Integration – Assign icon to menu items within WP menus admin
★ Easy Configuration
★ 15+ Icon Hover Animations
★ Upload Custom Icon and Set its custom width / height
★ Disable Icon on Desktop/Mobile/Tablet
★ Hide Menu Label Option
★ Many Customization Options
★ Enable Icon Divider/ Set Divider Color
★ Enable Circular Design/ Set Circular Background Color
★ Latest WordPress Version Compatible
– Tested with multiple themes and WordPress Versions
– Tested with WordPress Mega Menu Plugins
– Tested in all modern browsers
★ Language Translation Ready
★ Responsive, Touch & Retina Ready
★ Full Documentation & Support

Premium Upgrade

  • For premium upgrade, please go here

Some Useful Links

  • Support Email: support@accesspressthemes.com
  • Support Forum Link: http://accesspressthemes.com/support/
  • Youtube channel link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TjZNcVG3fDE
  • Facebook link: https://www.facebook.com/AccessPressThemes

For a easy installation guide checkout the Installation tab above.

For complete information and documentation regarding plugin,please visit below links.




  • Screenshot 1 - WP Menu Icons Lite Main Settings - Enable/Disable Options
  • Screenshot 2 - ADD Menu Icon Button
  • Screenshot 3 - WP Menu Icons Lite - General Settings
  • Screenshot 4 - WP Menu Icons Lite - Icon Settings
  • Screenshot 5 - WP Menu Icons Lite - Animation Settings
  • Screenshot 6 - WP Menu Icons Lite - Custom Settings
  • Screenshot 7 - WP Menu Icons Lite - Frontend Menu Icons Integration Demo


  1. Unzip ak-menu-icons-lite.zip
  2. Upload all the files to the /wp-content/plugins/ak-menu-icons-lite
  3. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
  4. For customizing the plugin’s default settings, on WP Menu Icons Lite go to Appearances > Menus, Create menu if no any menu is created, then on left metabox section, enable WP Menu Icons Lite options. Then add menu items , assign menu to specific menu location. On hover each menu items, you will find Add Menu Icon Settings Blue Button, click on it and set its general,icon,animation and custom options individually.


What does this plugin do?

This plugin provides the ability to assign icons to WordPress Default Menus.

Can I hide menu label individually?

Yes, you can hide menu label individually for each menu items as per your requirement.

Icons Assigned not displaying on Specific menu?

In this case,please make sure that the menu displayed is WP default menu. If your theme is using any custom walker class then please do make sure if the custom walker class has used menu item titles i.e the_title filter hook or its own custom menu title filter hook? Please do consult with your theme author once.


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Contributors & Developers

“Effectively Add & Customize Free Icons For WordPress Menus – WP Menu Icons Lite” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Checked compatibility with WP version 6.0.


  • Fixed ajaxloader.gif not displaying in the back-end issue.
  • Checked compatibility with WP version 5.8.2.


  • Fixed issue regarding icons search box not showing icons.
  • Fixed issue regarding default settings not displaying icon in frontend.
  • Checked compatibility with WP version 5.7.


  • Refinement work in the backend


  • Checked compatibility with the latest WordPress version
  • Solved color picker js issue


  • Some refinement work in the frontend.


  • Added How To Use and about us page
  • Translation Ready Done For How To use and about us page.
  • Added Documentation and other informational links to the plugin.


  • Multisite Compatible
  • Error Message shown on menu issue fixed.


  • Frontend Icon conflict CSS issue fixed.


  • Issue related with enabling menu icons resolved on backend.
  • Compatibility check with latest WordPress Version.


  • Plugin’s first commit to repository