How To: Create Custom Drop Down Menus In WordPress
A very useful WordPress feature is the Custom Menu Creator. Custom drop down menus can be displayed in your primary/secondary navigation as well as in the widget areas of your site. The following tutorial walks you through the process of creating a multi-level custom menu for your site.
Click on Appearance >> Menu in the WordPress dashboard.
Start adding items to your custom menu. You can add categories, pages, custom links to the same menu as shown in screenshots below:
Add custom link to WordPress menu.
Add category to WordPress Menu.
Add pages to WordPress Menu.
After adding all items to your custom menu it will look like this:
You can change the order of the menu items by “dragging and dropping” them.
To create hireacial drop down menus, drag the menu items to your right and you will notice how they snap into positions. See screenshot below:
This structure would create a drop-down menu with five items:
The RichWP FrameWork even allows you to insert more hierarchical levels into your navigation. The following screenshot shows a three-level navigation.
Remember to keep it simple.