how to create mega menu in flatsome

How To Create Mega Menu in Flatsome WooCommerce Theme

A dropdown is not suitable for displaying more than 5-6 options. In that case, we need something new that can serve our purpose. To solve this issue, Mega Menu was introduced. It’s a mega dropdown that can contain many options in an organized manner. Also, it ensures that visitors can navigate your site without being lost in hundreds of options. So, create Mega Menu in Flatsome powered website to solve your problem. 

You may be thinking about how much it impacts your site’s speed. Don’t worry; it comes with the Flatsome, and being a built-in function won’t slow down your site. Instead, it’ll make your website modern and easily navigable. 

It takes only 13-steps to set this up and requires no technical expertise. 

Initially, your menus contain a dropdown that can be long in case of your need. It looks like this, where you can see the PAGES dropdown. 

Flatsome-dropdown sample

If you create a Mega Menu in your headers, you’ll see a Mega Menu like this one. Here, you see a Mega Menu of the SHOP.

Flatsome-mega menu sample

How To Create Mega Menu in Flatsome WooCommerce Theme

Step 1: Go to the Dashboard, hover the pointer on UX Blocks, then click on the Add New.

Flatsome-ux block adding

Step 2: A new page will appear. You can add a block using this page. Click on the naming section, and type your desired name for a block. For demonstration, we’re typing Mega Menu. Then click on the Publish button to publish the page. After publishing, click on the UX Builder.

Flatsome-ux block editing

Step 3: You’ll find a new blank page. Click on the Add elements to add a new element. 

Flatsome- add element

Step 4: A new section will appear from the left. Click on the Flatsome Studio

Flatsome-add element using flatsome studio

Step 5: You’ll find a new page of default templates. Click on the Mega Menu section to find Mega Menu templates. 

Flatsome-mega menu template

Step 6: Choose a template among them, and hover the pointer on it. You’ll find a button named Import, click on that to import.

Flatsome-mega menu template import

Step 7: A confirmation message will appear. Click on the Start to confirm.

Flatsome-custom dropdown import

Step 8: Your new Mega Menu is created. Now, you can customize the whole section from here. For demonstration purposes, we’re keeping it as it was. Also, you can use it wherever you want to use it. Click update to Update the section. 
Flatsome-mega menu imported

Step 9: Now, go to the Dashboard again, and hover the pointer on Appearance. Then click on the Menu

Flatsome-Appearance to menu

Step 10: A new page will appear, from where you can add where you want to add the Mega Menu. We’re adding the Mega Menu in the Shop section for demonstration. Scroll, and you’ll find the section you want to add Mega Menu, then click on that 

Flatsome-editing shop page dropdown menu
Step 11: Under the desired section, you’ll find a design option; click on that and select the Full-Width option. 

Flatsome-editing shop page menu design to full width
Step 12: Under the Design section, you’ll find another option named UX Block. Click on that and select Mega Menu from the available options. 

Flatsome-selecting mega menu for shop page
Step 13: You can also select when your Mega Menu will be shown. Select one from hover or click. Then click on the Save Menu to save the setting. 

Flatsome-hover or click option for mega menu

Final Preview

A Mega Menu is successfully integrated with your site. Go to your live site, then click or hover the pointer on SHOP. The Mega Menu will appear then. It’ll look like this.

Flatsome-final preview of mega menu

Conclusion

Using this tutorial, you can easily create a Mega Menu on your Flatsome-powered website. If this tutorial doesn’t work, check the version of your Flatsome theme. The feature will work for versions 3.13 and above. 

Do you want to stick with the old version, and make sure you don’t lose your customization?
We’ve got your back! You’ll need to use WP Mega Menu for using Mega Menu. Also, you can update your theme without losing customization without any extra hassle. 

With the up-gradation of Flatsome, some features may work differently in the future. If you face any differences while following this tutorial, don’t hesitate to let us know. We’ll update our article as soon as possible.