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    Fully automatic sidebar menus.

    Uses the parent/child relationship of your pages or categories to generate menus based on the current section of your site. Assign a page or category to a parent and Advanced Sidebar Menu will do the rest for you.

    Keeps the menu clean and usable. Only related items display, so you don’t have to worry about keeping a custom menu up to date or displaying links to items that don’t belong.

    Blocks are available to display menus where you need them. Look for the “Advanced Sidebar – Pages” block, or the “Advanced Sidebar – Categories” block. Widgets are also available for page builders or sites using classic widgets.


    • Page and Category menu Gutenberg blocks.
    • Page and Category menu widgets.
    • Option to display or not display the highest level parent page or category.
    • Option to display the menu when there is only the highest level parent.
    • Ability to order pages by (date, title, page order).
    • Exclude pages or categories by entering a comma separated list of ids.
    • Option to always display child pages or categories.
    • Option to select the levels of pages or categories to display when always display child is used.
    • Option to display or not display categories on single posts.
    • Ability to display each single post’s category in a new widget/block or in same list.

    Page Menu Options

    • Display the highest level parent page.
    • Display menu when there is only the parent page.
    • Order pages by (date, title, page order).
    • Exclude pages.
    • Always display child Pages.
    • Levels of child pages to display when always display child pages is checked.

    Category Menu Options

    • Display the highest level parent category.
    • Display menu when there is only the parent category.
    • Display categories on single posts.
    • Display each single post’s category in a new widget/block or in same list.
    • Exclude categories.
    • Always display child categories.
    • Levels of Categories to display when always display child categories is checked.

    Included Language Translations

    • English (en_US).
    • French (fr_FR).
    • German (de_DE).
    • Spanish (es_ES).


    The official documentation for the plugin may be found here.


    Developer docs may be found here.


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    • Navigation menu widget.
    • Navigation menu Gutenberg block.
    • Ability to customize each page or navigation menu item link’s text.
    • Click-and-drag styling for page, category, and navigation menus.
    • Styling options for links including color, background color, size, hover, and font weight.
    • Styling options for different levels of links.
    • Styling options for the current page or category.
    • Styling options for the parent of the current page or category.
    • Blocked styling options including borders, border width, and border colors.
    • Option to choose from 7 bullet styles or no bullets.
    • Accordion menu support for pages, categories, and navigation menus.
    • Accordion icon style and color selection.
    • Accordion option to keep all sections closed until clicked.
    • Accordion option to include highest level parent in accordion.
    • Accordion option to use links for open/close.
    • Ability to exclude a page from all menus using a simple checkbox.
    • Link ordering for the category menus.
    • Number of levels of pages to show when “always display child pages” is not checked.
    • Ability to select and display custom post types.
    • Ability to select and display custom taxonomies.
    • Ability to display category post counts.
    • Exclude pages or categories using intuitive search and select. NEW
    • Option to display only the current page’s parents, grandparents, and children.
    • Option to display child page siblings when on a child page (with or without grandchildren available).
    • Ability to display the menu everywhere the widget area is used (including homepage if applicable).
    • Ability to select the highest level parent page/category.
    • Ability to select which levels of categories assigned posts will display under.
    • Ability to display assigned posts or custom post types under categories or taxonomies.
    • Ability to limit the number of posts or custom post types to display under categories.
    • Support for custom navigation menus from Appearance -> Menus.
    • Ability to display the current navigation menu item’s parents and children only.
    • Option to display the top-level navigation menu items when there are no child items or not viewing a menu item.
    • Priority support with access to members only support area.
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