Groovy Mega Menu – Responsive Mega Menu Plugin for WordPress

Groovy Mega Menu - Responsive Mega Menu Plugin for WordPress


Responsive Mega Menu Plugin for WordPress

Highly customizable mega menu WP plugin from Grooni authors Crane theme. You’ll get a kick out of navigation as you can set any kind of a menu on website. Pre-made presets from header library. Add any widgets and shortcodes into mega menu blocks. Menu Plugin is compatible with best popular builders new Elementor, DIVI, WPBakery (Visual Composer), Gutenberg, WPML and WooCommerce

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  • Mega menu
  • Vertical navigation
  • Horizontal navigation
  • Off canvas, Slide, Push
  • One page
  • Hamburger
  • Dropdown
  • Submenu
  • Sidebar
  • Sticky
  • Navbar
  • Fixed header
  • Ajax Cart
  • WooCommerce mega menu
  • Fullwidth mega menu
  • Mobile ready
  • Badges Icon, Free, New, Trendy
  • Top bar
  • Ajax Woo cart
  • Ajax Search Ready

Roadmap, Now in progress

Now in progress

  1. Improving the auto integration, it will work better and with more themes on the fly.
  2. Integration into the “Theme Locations”
  3. License center
  4. The ability to add any custom markup through Actions (HTML, Widgets etc)
  5. Groovy Menu 2.0. pure JS without jQuery
  6. DIVI compatibility
  7. Groovy module for DIVI Theme Builder
  8. Compatibility with Fusion Builder (Avada theme)
  9. Groovy as Element for Elementor
  10. New style for opening of vertical menu(Expanding sidebar menu type)
  11. Scroll for submenus and menu blocks
  12. Extended features for Sidebar menu (close button “X”, paddings, and settings for positioning elements
  13. Add “Expanding Sidebar” menu type for the mobile menu.
  14. Fullscreen menu
  15. Add more possibilities for customizing the mobile menu.
  16. Add more features for toolbar
  17. New collection of hover styles
  18. Extended features to assign presets for post types in DIVI Builder
  19. Verticaly opened mega menu blocks
  20. Possility to add Groovy Menu as Shortcode
  21. Adding the opportunity to add a few different menus and using
  22. different presets on the one page.


Q: How to register the plugin? (regular license)

A: Please follow steps from this article

Q: How to integrate?

A: It can be integrated both manually and automatically. The automatic integration option is the easiest and in most cases the working way to implement Groovy Menu on your website. The principle of auto integration is that the Groovy Menu plugin will be displayed immediately after the opening HTML tag “body” read more

A: Please read this article

Q: What to do if automatic/manual integration not working properly?

A: Please create a private ticket here describe the problem, attach screenshots and prrovide us admin access to your site, how to create admin user please read here

Q: Can I insert Groovy Menu as a widget?

A: It has a widget as element for Elementor and widget as module for DIVI theme builder.

Q: Can I use it on a non-WordPress site?

A: No, Goovy Menu is exclusively for WordPress currently.

A: Please read this article

Q: Which Page Builders are compatible with Groovy menu blocks?

A: Groovy menu blocks compatible with the following builders:

  • Elementor Page Builder
  • WPBakery Page Builder (ex Visual Composer)
  • DIVI Builder new
  • Fusion Builder (Avada Theme Builder) new
  • Oxygen Builder new
  • Brizy Builder new
  • UX Builder – from Flatsome theme new
  • Cornerstone
  • Beaver Builder
  • Gutenberg
  • SiteOrigin Page Builder

Mega menu plugin are fully compatible with Divi builder and hasimplementation as a module

Mega menu has a widget (element) for Elementor free and pro

Q: Is there an extended license for theme developers?

A: Yes, you need to purchase an extended licese for that.

Q: How to create a mega menu with Elementor?

A: Please watch this video

The content, placed on our site in the Mega menu is for demonstration purposes only and not bundled with the plugin.


You can send links to your sites where Groovy Mega Menu plugin is used. And you would like to show the result which are you proud of.

Have a pre sale questions?

Suggestions for future updates?

Help shape Groovy Menu’s future. Groovy was built for you. Every single customer suggestion/request will be considered and many will be implemented. Groovy Menu is going to keep adding new amazing goodies and your suggestions will shape the direction. So make sure to join the GM mastermind community group and get involved. Groovy is here for the long term. Send your astonishing ideas for the next release!

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Change log

Detailed changelog with screenshot and images view here

Version – August 1, 2020

     - Improved visibility of content sizes in the menu block for JavaScript calculations. Rarely is there such a need for complex content in menu blocks.

Version 2.2.8 – July 31, 2020

     - Increased priority of CSS rules for links in menu items. It is prevents color overwriting when Groovy Menu is integrated using the Divi builder.
     - Fixed cart opening issue that appears when quickly move mouse between the menu item and the cart icon.
     - Added changes to the mini cart styles.  Most styles now have the !Important CSS property. These changes are aimed at preventing overwriting styles of cart by the theme styles.
     - Added: Added the opportunity to enable scrollbar for Minimalistic menu type.

Version – July 30, 2020

     - Fixed an issue with appearance the mega menu content that created with Divi builder, which occurred on Woocommerce product pages only.
     - Added a new child theme for Astra 2.5.0 NB! For correct working with Astra 2.5.0, you need to delete child theme "Groovy Menu for Astra theme" (this child theme compatible until to 2.4.5),
and download the new from Integration section of Groovy Menu, Install and Activate.

Version 2.2.7 – July 29, 2020

     - Added: SEO improvements. Added the ability to select the alt text for the logo.
     - "Fade in / Fade out" effect for "Submenu appearance style".
     - Setting "Submenu appearance style" now is available for all menu types except "Minimalistic".
     - Added the fadeout effect for submenus "Submenu appearance style" - "Animate from bottom" that has missed at GM
     - "Submenu hover style" - "Shift right" setting has been fixed for the Expanding sidebar menu on the right.

Version 2.2.6 – July 25, 2020

     - Added: Added option "Mobile menu" - "Show Woo minicart" that will be enable to show the Woocomerce minicart on the mobile.
     - Fixed bug with "Submenu appearance style" - "Animate from bottom".
     - Bug with "Change Top level menu background color" when submenu is opened", there were cases when the color did not return to the default after closing all submenus.
     - Fix: Added default styles for all menu links that remove the underline style for links in all states as hover, active, focus, visited.

Version – July 22, 2020

     - Added an additional check of the preset options for "Number" type in order to exclude operations with values outside the minimum and maximum values.  This also improves compatibility with presets created in the earlier versions of Groovy Menu Free.
     - Preventing early closing of dropdown items for search and Woocomerce minicart

Version – July 21, 2020

     - Fixed dropdown behavior when "Show submenu - On click" option is enabled.
     - Added minor changes in CSS styles, that is allowed to resolve an issue when the submenu is out of the screen.

Version – July 18, 2020

     - Fixed calculation of the height for a scroll object. Bug is That occurs in some cases when the "Submenu appearance style" - "Animate from bottom" preset setting has been enabled.

Version 2.2.5 – July 17, 2020

     - Added new feature the "Scrollbar". That allows scrolling for long lists of submenus and mega menus.
     - “Expanded sidebar" Icons for the first menu level now are always centered relative to the initial width of the sidebar.
     - “Expanded sidebar" Right side menu type are to display menu item items from right to left now 
     - The "Submenu hover style" option is now available for all menu types except Minimalistic.

Version 2.2.4 – July 10, 2020

     - New option "General > Mega menu > Add Mega menu columns padding". Enabled by default.

Version 2.2.3 – July 10, 2020

     - The issue with overlapping mega menu blocks
     - If the menu block created using Divi builder has been assign in the menu the link to the editor in wp-adminbar was replaced.
     - Added minor fixes that help in some cases prevent changes Groovy Menu styles through WordPress templates.
     - Some issues that appeared in the type of menu "Expanded sidebar" have been fixed.
     - Optimized opening/closing submenus and mega menus for all types of menu. Added time delays to close dropdown menus. This will allow the site visitors to improve the experience with menu interaction and move on smoothly to adjacent drop-down menus diagonally. 
     - Settings for "Submenu" and "Mega menu" has been moved into own sections
     - Improve: Removed side paddings for Mega menu.
     - New option "Mega menu background color".
     - New option for Expanded sidebar "Submenu width".

Version 2.2.2 – July 3, 2020

    - New option "Change Top level menu background color when the submenu is opened".
    - JavaScript files has been optimized. As a result, the JS file sizes has been seriously reduced. Now Groovy Menu loads faster.

Version 2.2.1 – July 1, 2020

     - Fixed the flicker effect when you click on the active anchor link.

Version 2.2.0 – June 27, 2020

     - Added a new type of menu "Expanding sidebar" 
     - Added logo paddings settings for "Expanding sidebar" 
     - New option for the logo position " Enable fit logotype to the sidebar area"  for menu type "Icon Sidebar".

Version 2.1.1 – June 23, 2020

     - Added the Element (widget) for Elementor builder.

Version 2.1.0 – June 9, 2020

     - Plugin performance improved for "Appearance > Menus" section.
     - Groovy menu settings in "Appearance > Menus section" has been moved to modal window.
     - Recommended system requirements for value PHP max_input_vars is reduced from 10000 to 1000 (Is a standard settings for a shared hosting).
     - Bug with appearance of menu items hover  in the anchor menus at сentered logo menu.

Version 2.0.16 – May 30, 2020

     - Compatibility with Avada theme through automatic integration
     - Compatibility for menu blocks with Fusion Builder (Avada theme) 

Version 2.0.15 – May 29, 2020

     - Resolved conflict сaused by Сomposer autoload (dependency manager for PHP) with some other plugins in some cases.
    - Removed the menu overlapping on content during page editing in Elementor with the "Enable Groovy menu to overlap the first block in the page" option enabled.

Version 2.0.14 – May 22, 2020

     - Increased priority of the handler of admin nav_menu in WP Dashboard -> Appearance -> Menus. This eliminates conflicts with some plugins.
     - Added the possibility to hide Groovy menu layout from not public post types. Managed in Global setting -> Tools -> Enable displaying the Groovy menu layout into Menu blocks post type.
     - Added the possibility to set different logo URLs for WPML.
     - Design of integration section.

Version 2.0.13 – May 19, 2020

     - Fixed conflict with Divi Builder and the gm_menu_block post type

Version 2.0.12 – May 18, 2020

     - Added module for Divi Theme Builder
     - Compatibility with Divi Builder

Version 2.0.11 – May 14, 2020

     - Added the ability to disable the mobile menu.

Version 2.0.10 – May 8, 2020

     - Fixed menu item colors for Hover Style 3,4,6 in sticky mode.

Version – May 7, 2020

     - Fixed minor bugs

Version 2.0.9 – May 4, 2020

     - Fixed fonts issue that appears while editing a preset and displaying a previously saved font in some cases
     - Fixed bug with the export of preset.  Fallback is also provided in case of blocking the downloading of files from the site.
     - Fix: Fixed bug with sub-menu icon.
     - Additional characters are allowed in the rename a preset name.

Version 2.0.8 – April 30, 2020

     - Improved work with caching plugins. A case with multiple saving preset styles has been fixed.
     - Auto integration will be applied only once on the page, immediately after the HTML tag <BODY>.

Version 2.0.7 – April 24, 2020

     - bbPress pages didn't worked properly with shortcodes added in the Menu_block..
     - Hide title by "-" symbol in  "appearance >  menu" 

Version 2.0.6 – April 20, 2020

     - Fixed fit on the iOS screens of search icons and mini cart 
     - Bug with presets preview 

Version – April 17, 2020

     - Fixed php notice: "Undefined variable isCustom".

Version 2.0.5 – April 10, 2020

     - New Feature: Added "Custom" setting in the"Search form type". Now you can add any custom layout created with compatible Page Builders. Also, now is possible to add a 3rd side AJAX search plugin, for example. Use "Mega menu Blocks" for that. These will be displayed in the search area, both the dropdown and fullscreen mode. Settings you can find here: Groovy Menu > General > General settings >  Search form type
     - Added setting for choosing background color to search screen in fullscreen mode.
     - The search query now is considering the language setting, with installed and active the multilanguage WPML plugin.
     - Groovy Menu blocks" is renamed to "Menu blocks".
     - "Global settings" button not working on the "Integration" section.
     - Not an active text below search icon in the sidemenu.

Version 2.0.4 – April 7, 2020

     - Fixed bug with the wrong colors at hovering over menu items for a sticky menu
     - Issue with duplicate, assignment and deleting presets of the menu
     - RTL issue

Version 2.0.3 – March 31, 2020

     - Plugin update script is fixed

Important: A serious bug was found, the plugin does not see new updates! Actual for versions 2.0.0 and 2.0.1 and 2.0.2

We fixed this bug and recommend updating the plugin to version 2.0.3 at least.
Please download it from CodeCanyon and reinstall it manually.
We apologize for the inconvenience.

Version 2.0.2 – March 31, 2020

     - Bug when the option "Top level links with align center must considering logo width" has been ignored
     - Text size for social icons in the toolbar now also depends on the preset option "Toolbar social icon size" 
     - Fixed a bug when Woocommerce mini-cart aren't displayed in the mobile version

Version 2.0.1 – March 28, 2020

     - Fixed minimalistic menu bug with centered logo

Version 2.0.0 – March 28, 2020

All plugin code has been rewritten as Vanilla JS (Pure JS) without using jQuery

     - Restructuring of plugin files. Now the main components are located in their own modules
     - All code base of the plugin

Version 1.9.9 – March 12, 2020

This is a transitional version between versions 1.x.x and 2.x.x

     - Checking and installation of new updates now occur from the new update server
     - Added Welcome page to WP admin menu
     - License verification system implemented

Version – February 26, 2020

     - Fixed a bug that did not allow to open the WooCommerce mini cart.
     - Fixed a bug that did not allow resizing search icons and mini cart icon for the mobile menu view.
     - Fixed display of the mini cart in the case when the menu alignment was right-handed.

Version – February 20, 2020

     - Fixed php warning when working with WP meta-box.

Version – February 20, 2020

     - Fixed display in the mobile menu of the number of products in the WooCommerce mini cart
     - Improved display of some elements in the preset editor.

Version – February 18, 2020

     - Added styles for menu items without a link (with an empty URL).
     - Added animation of preset saving process.
     - Fixed styles for displaying color choices in the preset editor.
     - Fixed display of WP AdminBar in cases when Groovy Menu Z-index is set more than WP AdminBar
     - Improved display of meta-box for preset and menu selection while editing an article in the Guttenberg editor.

Version – February 18, 2020

     - Release has been changed on (hotfix)

Version – February 12, 2020

     - Fixed display of multi-level menus in Mega Menu. Now they are displayed as a plain list indented by level.
     - Added the ability to create a sub-menu item without a link, so that only its Title is displayed. To do this, in      - Appearance -> Menus create a Custom link and delete the URL field (leave it blank).
     - Added additional compatibility check with presets created in the Free version of the plugin.

Version – February 12, 2020

     - Release has been changed on (hotfix)

Version 1.9.8 – January 16, 2020

      - Restructured for styles and JS scripts loaded in WP Dashboard. There are restrictions on calling scripts only on landing pages. To avoid conflicts with third-party plugins.

Version 1.9.7 – January 8, 2020

     - Correct displaying of some WPBakery widgets in megamenu blocks

Version 1.9.6 – December 25, 2019

     - For a classic menu with a centered logo, calculating of empty spaces are working correctly when the Search Icon and Woocommerce minicart is turned on.
     - Fixed display of WPML selector in toolbar
     - Minor appearance changes for the Dasboard> Apperance> Menus page

Version 1.9.5 – December 20, 2019

     - Added  the ability to add social icons in the miminalistic header type
     - New actions have been added that can be called immediately before,  after and inside the navigation menu. And also after closing the markup of the navigation menu

Version 1.9.4 – December 7, 2019

     - Minor CSS changes have been made to fix the appearance of the text of social links.
     - Added the ability to select an alternative navigation menu to display on the mobile version.The setting is in the preset editor.

Version 1.9.3 – December 5, 2019

     - A new setting has been added for menu items that allows you to display a large thumbnail above or below a menu item.
     - In the settings of the preset, it is now possible to install custom z-index. Some templates require a higher CSS value for the z-index parameter for the Groovy Menu wrapper.
     - Toolbar can now also be configured as sticky

Version – November 30, 2019

     - The minimum limits for the "Mobile version switch" parameter during editing of the Groovy Menu preset are set to 0 to completely disable the mobile menu.

Version 1.9.2 – November 29, 2019

     - Added compatibility with Elementor Canvas. Now the Groovy Menu takes into account the type of entries 'elementor_library'.

Version 1.9.1 – November 20, 2019

     - Added an option "General" > "Submenu" > "Show Mega Menu titles as regular menu items" to the preset settings. Which will allow you to display the links and badges for Mega Menu titles. 

Version 1.9 – November 16, 2019

     - Improved auto integration
     - Integration into the "Theme Locations" 

Version 1.8.18 – November 14, 2019

     - Colorpicker button styles to match WP 5.3 styles
     - Now the output of echo when the Actions from Header.php are working will be displayed in the markup location match to the action.
     - Added 4 new actions for working in the toolbar.
     - 'gm_toolbar_left_first'
     - 'gm_toolbar_left_last'
     - 'gm_toolbar_right_first'
     - 'gm_toolbar_right_last'

Version 1.8.17 – November 13, 2019

     - An additional check to exclude the processing of an empty list of navigation menus.
     - WordPress 5.3 compatible

Version 1.8.16 – November 7, 2019

     - Added the ability to disable pre-cache for presets.
It may be necessary when calling Groovy Menu functions with custom preset and menu parameters

groovy_menu (['menu' => 111, 'gm_preset_id' => 222]);

in order to exclude overwriting the appearance of the preset from the pre-cache.


Version 1.8.15 – November 5, 2019

     - Performance improvement: Styles for presets are saved automatically in separate css files.

Version 1.8.14 – October 26, 2019

     - New translated phrases in Russian version
     - An error that did not show translating phrases in the Global settings

Version 1.8.13 – October 26, 2019

     - Russian language "ru_RU language" 

Version 1.8.12 – October 17, 2019

     - Fixed the appearance time of animation for the arrow at the submenu
     - "Search form type in: WooCommerce product" might be missing in the search settings in some cases 

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