Can I Create a Drop Menu or Sub Menu with Yola

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Can I create a drop menu on my page? I want visitors to be able to roll their mouse over a menu title and see options on the menu with links to different webpages.
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Monique, VP of Customer Support

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Hi Ryansarcade

Unfortunately we don't have this feature at the moment. It would be useful to be able to create a drop down menu so hopefully this is something we can work on for the future.

Thanks for the question!

Greetings,
Monique
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Green Girl

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As the answer is 3 months old, i just wanted to know if there is any progress about this feature.

if not dropdown boxes, is there any other way i can create sub menus?

actually i m trying to build up a site which deals which Beauty queries n fixes, so i have deal lot of things from types of skin (dry/oily/ bla blah blah) n then other conditions of skin, hair, nails, clothes, fashion..
so it would be easier for me if you can suggest me something as a substitute for drop down boxes(in case drop down boxes/sub menus are still unavailable).
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Monique, VP of Customer Support

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Hi Monica

We don't have drop down menus yet.

We do have a tutorial that makes an alternate suggestion on how to handle subpages: http://www.synthasite.com/tutorials/c...

Please take a look at this and let me know if you think it will work for you.

I can also send you some instructions on how to create a drop down list on your page using HTML, but this can be quite tricky - so let me know what you would prefer.

Best wishes
Monique
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Green Girl

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Thanks alot Monique for such a quick reply :)

If u can provide me the instructions i would love to try them out, i can atleast give it a try.
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Hi Monica, here's the link to the tutorial which Monique suggested as well, http://www.synthasite.com/tutorials/c.... Regards Kershnee
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Green Girl

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Sorry, to be unclear. I was talking about HTML instructions
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Monique, VP of Customer Support

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Hi Monica

Here is a link to an article that gives you the code: http://www.hypergurl.com/dropmenu.html

In SynthaSite:
1) drag and drop the HTML widget onto your page
2) delete the default text in the HTML editor dialog box
3) paste the code and edit is as the article explains.

Hint: The easiest way would be to create all the pages you want to link to your from your drop down menu and then publish your site. Then you can easily get the URL's you need to add to the code by copying and pasting the page URL's from your browser window.

This is quite tricky, but I wish you luck if you are up for the challenge! Let me know how it goes!
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Green Girl

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I dont know how tricky its going to be when i would actually do it, but it looks like i will manage it.

As i will build the pages first, i think i will use it after 2-3 days, will sure post a reply whether it worked or not.
Thanks alot for helping me out
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Green Girl

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i tried it, though it does create drop down boxes, but i didn't like the results :(
I wish i could create drop down menus from the main menu *lost into imagination :-P *
Anyways, i think i would manage it in some other way ;)
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I'm sorry you didn't like the results Monica. Unfortunately this is the best solution we can offer until we create our own drop-down menu widget.

I will be sure to mention your request to our developers as feedback from our community of users does help us with our planning.
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Green Girl

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i would be the happiest user on synthasite, if you people are considering drop down menu widget :P
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Monique, VP of Customer Support

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Hi Monica

I know you would really like this, and so would a lot of other people. Let me explain what we are working on right now.

One of our major priorities is to improve the way our styles work. We want more and better styles with more customization options. This includes the ability to change the background image, edit the header text, edit the footer, populate different regions on your page etc. Included in this project will be the ability to create drop down menus. So it is not simply a matter of taking our existing styles and adding a drop down menu option. Drop down menus are being considered as part of a much bigger project. This means that it will take a little longer but we believe that the end result will be much more satisfying.

Thank you for making your voice hear on this point. User requests assist us in setting our priorities and we will certainly make sure we get to this request when the time is right in our development process.

Best wishes
Monique
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Thank you guys! Synthasite is by far the best WYSIWYG site builder I've ever tried. Keep up the great job! (can't wait for the new features!)
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Hello again, lol. Just want to let you know here is another link to creating drop down menus http://www.hscripts.com/tools/drop-do... This is the simplest way I found on how to create a drop down menu. Take care!
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Check out this http://www.likno.com/allwebmenusinfo....

This enables you to create drop menu and lots more or though it does it in javascript format which as being a novice dont know we can use it.

Might help though
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Hi ethan. Thanks for the link. I haven't tried this particular one. I can tell you that you can add Javascript with SynthaSite by pasting the script into the HTML widget. However, I can't tell you which scripts are safe to use and which ones would cause problems on your page. If you want to use Javascript my suggestion would be to create a new test site first and try it out, before using the script on your real website. Here is a link to another site that generates drop down menus for you. (This is one I have tested) http://www.htmlbasix.com/. Click on the "choose a generator" menu and you should find a drop down menu option.
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Hi. Yes there is a way! Kinda similar to ethan's idea. You can generate a JavaScript code using this FREE simple template (note: before you use the template you must have your webpages done b/c the template asks for your pages' url) http://www.hscripts.com/tools/drop-do... 1.Copy your code. 2. In synthasite editor "hide" all of your pages 3. Insert HTML widget and paste the code
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You can use www.jotform.com as well it is a basic for builder for begginers no HTML (till the end) Drag and drop bits and pieces no ADS!! super easy and a huge verriaty of drop down boxes simply!! And no login requed for the first form !!!! defenetly a must-check-out!
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Is this available yet?
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Laura Thomas

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Soon, so very very soon! We are developing the feature now and expect to release it later this month!
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Seaview Flowers

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:-D

Can this be integrated into my current Menu?
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Laura Thomas

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That will depend on how your menu is set up, but in theory, yes, it should be easy to add on from your current menu. Also, we can't really discuss the feature much until it's ready to be released, but when it is we will go over the functionality and how it works in more detail.
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Seaview Flowers

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Is excited to hear when this is going to become available. :-D
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Brianna

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We will certainly post on our forum when this feature is released :)
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sharen tan

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i'm waiting too :)
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Justine

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Hello sharen tan and Seaview Flowers,

I'm happy to tell you that the submenu feature was released earlier this month, and was announced in this blog post: http://forum.yola.com/yola/topics/sub....

Happy sitebuilding!
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I need help on how to create a drop menu for a products page? Thank you
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Hello Cesare

Yola doesn't offer drop down menus yet, but you can check out our code site to find out if there is some code you would like to add to your Yola website to have drop down menus: http://yolacodes.yolasite.com/sjdm.php
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No drop down menus yet? I thought you were working on this 4 years ago?

I just upgraded to silver to be able to create useful sub menus. Quite disappointing if this is still not available...
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No drop down menus yet? I thought you were working on this 4 years ago?

I just upgraded to silver to be able to create useful sub menus. Quite disappointing if this is still not available...
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Laura Thomas

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Hi aaronQ,

We implemented submenus as a Yola Silver feature. As Stefan indicates above, traditional drop down menus can be implemented but will require HTML code.
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Right, so is it available or not???? I have a gold account and I can't see it is still unavailable. There is a post from one of your team member from year ago:

Laura Thomas (Social Media Coordinator) 1 year ago
Soon, so very very soon! We are developing the feature now and expect to release it later this month!

If not, I will need someone help developing html code to do this or what ever is needed so I can complete it my self.
Please help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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RAFAL CELEJ

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Ok guys, I need quick answer please... I have had a look at the links given in the posts above and I got to this web site:

http://www.hscripts.com/tools/drop-do...

I did create drop down menu and it's not to bad at all, but...there is always but....
They asking me for several links so when the code is given, and when I paste it on my web site after click on any option it will direct me to the correct page. How do I find this code??

Please heeeelpppppppp!!!!!

Thank you
Raf
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Hi Rafal,

http://mysite.com/page is the configuration name of a page link within a site.

So if your site was things-to-sell.com and the page that you are wanting to include in a specific menu link is items, then the menu link would be:
http://things-to-sell.com/items