Navigation menu widget for Elementor

The navigation menu is used to display pages, categories, and custom links in your blog’s sidebar or anywhere on your website pages.

For further work, you need Elementor to be installed on your site. You can download it from

Open or create a page using Elementor and drag the widget to a page using the Elementor editor to start customizing. In the left pane of the editors, you can customize the widget to the style of your site. Each of the tabs presented a specific group of settings:

Content Tab

In the Content section, you can manage the basic settings of the Navigation menu widget such as block title, icon display, HTML tag, orientation, etc.

General settings of the Navigation menu widget
  • Title – a text field for entering the block title.
  • Title HTML Tag – select one of the available tags from the list for the text. Depending on the selected tag, the text display style will be changed. These tags also help to make your page more SEO friendly.
  • Enable title icon – the toggle to enable/disable an icon for the block title. When the icon is enabled you can choose the icon from the library and set icon spacingsize and position.
  • Title alignment – manage the title alignment (left, center, right).
  • Menu alignment – manage the title alignment (left, center, right).
  • Item spacing – specify the distance between items in pixels or percentages using the slider.
  • Orientation – select the menu display layout: horizontal or vertical.
  • Select menu – select one of the available WP menus that can be created via Appearance> Menus.

Style tab

On the styles tab of the Navigation menu widget, you can configure everything related to the visual style of elements: colors, typography, backgrounds, borders, and more.

There are separate sections with flexible style settings for Menu, Submenu, Menu item and Submenu item.

Styles sections of the Navigation menu
Menu style settings

Advanced Tab

The settings in the advanced tab of the widget allow you to flexibly configure everything that relates to the design of the plug-in wrapper. The settings on this tab are entirely similar to the native Elementor widgets and will be convenient for experienced users of the Elementor. Learn more about Advanced Tab settings from Elmentor’s official documentation.

Save changes

Do not forget to save changes after completing the widget setup. To do this, click on the Update button at the bottom of the page.

Update page in the Elementor
Update page in the Elementor

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