Side Menu – add fixed side buttons

Description

Create fixed vertical slideout menu buttons. Direct users where you want by inserting your links or show modal windows on click to provide extra content & functionality.

Demo

Demo

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Main features

  • Create up to 5 side menu buttons
  • 2 Positions of side menu: Left, Right
  • Select fontawesome icon for button: More then 600+ icons
  • Insert links
  • Or open modal windows
  • Setup in-page navigation with the #anchor-links

What can you use side menu for?

  • Grab users’ attention and lead them where you want or serve them the content or functionality you want
  • Insert your links and lead them to sections of your website or to external destinations
  • Engage & delight users with extra functions, widgets and content
  • Use it together with Wow Modal Windows & Wow Forms to be able to:
  • Set up an email optins, lead magnets
  • Set up a phone call request widgets
  • Setup online order forms, price calculators & other interactive widgets

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How to open ‘Modal Window’ via a Side Menu?
  • How to hide side menu on mobile?

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Pro version

Achieve even better results with the PRO version.

  • Unlimited amount of menus
  • 2 Positions of side menu: Left, Right
  • Align menu: Top, Center,Bottom
  • Customize the style of the menu buttons
  • Choose color for buttons
  • Insert any links
  • Open link to new window
  • Insert Font awesome or custom icon
  • Built-in social share and print buttons
  • Built-in user links: LogIn, LogOut, Register, Lostpassword
  • Show menu depending on language (allows creating multi-language)
  • Show menu depending on user (for all users, only for logged-in users, only for not logged-in users)
  • Show the menu on the selected pages
  • And more…

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Support

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Screenshots

  • This is an example of a side menu
  • Buttons slide out on hover
  • Use with Wow Modal Windows & Forms to create email optins and lead magnets
  • Pro version side menus example
  • Pro version side menus example
  • Side menu setup example
  • Pro version features

Installation

  • Installation option 1: Find and install this plugin in the Plugins -> Add new section of your wp-admin
  • Installation option 2: Download the zip file, then upload the plugin via the wp-admin in the Plugins -> Add new section. Or unzip the archive and upload the folder to the plugins directory /wp-content/plugins/ via ftp
  • Press Activate when you have installed the plugin via dashboard or press Activate in the in the Plugins list
  • Go to Side Menu section that will appear in your main menu on the left
  • Click Add new to create your first item
  • Setup your item
  • Click Save

FAQ

Installation Instructions
  • Installation option 1: Find and install this plugin in the Plugins -> Add new section of your wp-admin
  • Installation option 2: Download the zip file, then upload the plugin via the wp-admin in the Plugins -> Add new section. Or unzip the archive and upload the folder to the plugins directory /wp-content/plugins/ via ftp
  • Press Activate when you have installed the plugin via dashboard or press Activate in the in the Plugins list
  • Go to Side Menu section that will appear in your main menu on the left
  • Click Add new to create your first item
  • Setup your item
  • Click Save
How to open ‘Modal Window’ via a Side Menu?

Install plugin Modal Window

  • Create a modal window
  • In the option Show a modal window select -> Click on a link (with id)
  • Copy and paste the shortcode, such as [Wow-Modal-Windows id=1], to where you want the modal window to appear.
  • Create Side Menu Item
  • In the option Item type select -> modal window
  • Then enter which modal window to show. Enter Modal window ID such as wow-modal-id-1
  • Save Menu Item
How to hide side menu on mobile?

You can paste the code into a style for hide the side menu on mobile
@media screen and (max-width: 480px) {
.wp-side-menu {display:none;}
}

Reviews

Lightweight and dead easy to use

This plugin is the easiest to use of all plugins I’ve installed. You install it, set your social media URLs and that’s it…

This review is based on the free version, and may be updated if upgraded to PRO.

Very useful

This plugin is very good for basic things, if you want more advanced features I recommend buying it!

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Contributors & Developers

“Side Menu – add fixed side buttons” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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Changelog

3.1.1

  • Fixed: main class

3.1

  • Fixed: minor bugs
  • Added: Support page
  • Added: Discount page

3.0

  • Added: 2 items of menu.
  • Changed: Admin style.
  • Changed: Structure of plugin.
  • Fixed: Main style.

2.2.1

  • Fixed: minor bugs.
  • Added: FAQ.

2.2

  • Added: New icons (Font Awesome 4.7)
  • Changed: Select of icons
  • Changed: Admin style

2.1

  • Save settings
  • Optimized code.

2.0

  • Fixed code
  • Change style

1.1.1

  • Fixed icon

1.1

  • Fixed code
  • Change style

1.0.2

  • Edited contacts

1.0.1

  • Fixed show

1.0

  • Initial release