Advanced Sidebar Menu PRO

Fully automatic sidebar menus.




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Everything you need, nothing you don’t.

Advanced Sidebar Menu PRO makes managing your menus fully automatic. With just enough options to get the job done, this WordPress plugin is extremely lightweight and easy to use.

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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, or 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 or in the same list.
Navigation menu widget.
Navigation menu Gutenberg block.
Ability to customize each category or page link title with a simple text field.
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.
Ability to exclude category from all menus using a simple checkbox.
Link ordering for 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 on every page (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.

from 87 reviews

  1. Angira

    DVersion 4.5.0 Needs some modifications:
    Number of parents to display __
    (0 to hide; 100 or all displays all)
    Number of levels of child pages to display:

    Current __ (maximum)
    Parent 1 __
    Parent 2 __ (grand parent)
    Parent 3 __ (grand-grand parent)
    Other grand-grand parents displays without children
    include only _____ (blank or if not exists to include all)
    exclude _____
    Now the number of children to display starts from highest parent, but not from current item.
    Show parent without children doesnt work.

  2. Phantasmix

    Does the job well. Super easy to configure. Thanks!

    P.S. When include parent page option is checked, the children don.t show up. Not sure if its a theme-related glitch. The plugin does what I need otherwise.

  3. Daniel Herrera

    This plugin brings some amazing functionality by auto generating menus for page sidebars. It.s incredible how powerful this plugin is and it.s author is nothing short of brilliant! Well coded and so useful!

  4. Pasion Dos

    Thank you for this plugin, it does just what I was looking for!

  5. Witte Mus


    Thank you very much for this plugin!
    I have been messing for days untill I finally asked myself the right question, wrote it in google, and found your plugin !!!
    It hasn.t been tested with my version of WP yet, but I.ll keep you posted.
    At the moment it works a treat !!!
    (Yes I.m very happy .. )

    kind regards,
    Witte Mus
    (White Sparrow)

  6. Mark Sypo

    Install, activate, and drag to the sidebar in your widgets view, hit save, and done. Lightweight and works straight away. Will use again.

  7. Karen Dean

    The private intranet sites Im working on have more than 600 . 700 pages organized into 8 sections, with varying access privileges to logged in users. We needed an auto-generated sidebar navigation panel listing all the pages within each section, with sub-sections.

    Ive been working thru tedious iterations of building various extensive custom menus per section, site-maps, dynamic sidebars and widgets.all ending up being a waste of time & resources compared to the ease, efficiency & functionality of this plug-in! I installed this plug-in on a dev site that has 400 pages and 5 sections . worked right out-of-the-box. Every page in each section has a custom sidebar list of parent/child/grand-children/etc sections with ALL the page links.with a single click! Impressive . and the last piece of the navigation puzzle we needed.

    We have now bought the Pro version . unlimited site usage, one time fee . a total no-brainer, since the free version is so well built and simple to set up. Congratulations on the ONLY viable navigation plug-in solution for page-centric Word Press sites! Only wish Id found this plug-in 2 months ago when I started trolling for better navigation solutions!

  8. Joim Phong

    Super easy to us and if you have questions Mat does everything to support you and your project. I also use the pro version.

  9. Johan Walter

    ADVANCED SIDEBAR MENU plugin should be by default in WordPress. It brings an obvious and necessary option which is hard to find.
    Author replies quickly and is willing to solve issue
    Great job ! Thank you

  10. Tom Pickle

    Thank you so much for this plugin, it does *exactly* what I was looking for! Saves me tons of time and is extremely valuable. Thank you!

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