Mega Menu Documentation

Installationtop

Uploading

  1. Download the add-on
  2. Go to Admin panel > Add-ons > Manage Add-ons
  3. Click on [+] to open upload modal window
  4. Please choose whatever is comfortable to you:
    Local: zip archive is saved on your computer
    Server: zip archive is uploaded on your server
    URL: you have a direct link to the zip archive
  5. After you selected the zip archive corresponding to your current version of CS-Cart please click Upload & install

Activation

  1. Open add-on settings page Admin panel > Add-ons > Manage Add-ons >
    [TH] Mega Menu
  2. In Activation tab insert License key
  3. Save the settings and go back to Manage Add-ons page
  4. In same line with the name of the add-on, click Active
  5. Clear cache, choose Administration > Storage > Clear cache

Make sure that the add-on status is Active

That’s all, the add-on is installed


Steps after installing the add-ontop

Once the add-on is installed you need to follow these steps:

  • Create and setup a menu – Menu settings
  • Create and setup a block in layout – Block settings
  • If necessary, adjust menu color scheme – Change colorscheme
  • For convenience, you can install one of the demo examples and make your own menu based on it
  • To automatically fill in items in the item tree, you need to fill in categories

For a better understanding how add-on works, you can visit admin panel with demo examples

Also note that the add-on has a number of limitations – Limitations
We plan to solve them in future versions, if you wish, you can speed up this process, contact us.


Menu settings top

To create a Mega Menu:

  1. Go to Admin Panel > Design > Menu
  2. Press [+] button to open the new menu dialog box
  3. Enter the name and press Create
  4. Select the newly created menu
  5. Press [+] button, to open the Add record(s) dialog box

The Mega Menu add-on replaces the standard menu item editor, but you can still use it. Just select the default type in the menu settings.

Menu items have the following content types
first level:

  • Default, filling options:
    • List
    • Columns – full-width drop-down block, blocks of equal width
    • Flex columns – drop-down block for the entire width, the width of the block depends on the content
  • Tree – filled in automatically from categories or manually
  • Store logo
  • Search field
  • Cart
  • Cart link
  • Profile
  • Wish list
  • Comparison list
  • Currency selector
  • Full-width categories

the second level (does not appear for all content types of the first level):

  • Default
  • Wysiwyg – text item with Wysiwyg support and the ability to set blocks from layouts
  • Smarty – text item with Smarty support
  • Level 2 – used for the tree of elements , it is possible to specify columns and icons

Block settings top

When the menu is ready, go to Admin Panel > Design > Layouts and create a Mega menu block in its settings, select the previously created menu.

The block has the following settings:

  • Focus on menu – adds a dark background on the site when hovering over the menu
  • Focused menu – fixes the menu when scrolling
  • Full width – it is possible to extend the menu to the entire screen or its background

Demo examples top

The add-on has the ability to set menu options presented in the demo.
To do this after the add-on has been activated reload the page and in the add-on settings select the Demo section and set the option you like.

After installation, the menu will appear in the Admin panel > Design > Menu.
To display it on the storefront, you need to select this menu in the block and configure it.

Configured blocks for demo examples can be viewed in the demo admin panel.


Limitations:top

  • For a vertical tree of elements it is required that there is a corresponding element in the main menu

Change the color schemetop

  1. Go to Admin panel > Add-ons > Manage Add-ons > [TH] Mega Menu
  2. After editing, save the changes by pressing Save


Change stylestop

Style files add-on should not be changed, this can lead to incorrect work of the add-on. If there was a need to redefine or add styles, please use Theme editor for this

  1. Go to Design > Themes
  2. Press Visual Editor in front of the currently active layout
  3. In the new tab, you will see your shop with Theme editor panel
  4. In CUSTOMIZE selector choose Custom CSS
  5. In textarea your can add your styles
  6. After editing save your changes by pressing Save and press [X] to close editor

Changelog

5.01 (20 Apr 2020)
Fixes in styles
Updated language variables

5.00 (09 Mar 2020)
Added the ability to output SMARTY blocks
Added the ability to output blocks from the layout
You can create multiple menus
Added a shopping cart item with a link
The tree view can now be filled in manually
Banners for the tree view have been replaced with text banners
Moved the settings from the block to the menu items 
Updated styles
Updated backend

4.08 (19 Nov 2019)
Fixed bug for full-width layouts

4.7 (04 Nov 2019)
Added the ability to specify the position of the logo on the mobile view
Added a button to select which devices to display the menu items, such as in blocks
Search on mobile view is now immediately selected when opened
For unauthorized users, you can leave only buttons in your account

4.6 (06 Sep 2019)
Changes in styles (removed less lighten function)
Improved display for categories with long name on mobile view
Improved the display for categories with long name on the desktop for the view " full tree"

4.5 (11 Jul 2019)
Fixed bug for option when the background is not full width

4.4 (28 Jun 2019)
Added ability to select search display options for mobile view (drop-down/hidden in exit menu)
Improved work with tablets
Fixed bug for pending items
Fixed bug for comparison list
Added support of authorization via social networks
Style fix


4.3 (10 Feb 2019)
Fixed bug in hotel
Corrections in the drop-down list

4.2 (01 Nov 2018)
Removing the setting with the image pictures
Fix for full width option

4.1 (15 Oct 2018)
Changing language variables
Added the ability to change the menu in the admin panel to support other companies (Unitheme)
Update hotel
The ability to change the back button on the category name for mobile view

3.6 (09 Jul 2018)
Changes in js and styles
Fixed third level menu display on phones

3.5 (04 Jul 2018)
Changed mahonri and language variables
Fixes to styles

3.4 (8 Jun 2018)
Redesigned styles for drop-down list - all categories
Added the ability to remove the link from "all categories"
Grid replaced by tile for drop-down list - all categories
Possibility to remove images for categories in the "all categories" type"
Fixed js bug with account item
On the mobile view, you can display the categories immediately
On the mobile view, it is possible to make the categories of the first level opening subcategories, rather than links
At the end of the list for the type "all categories" you can add your links (without icons)

3.3 (26 Apr 2018)
Changed the display of the store logo, added the ability to change

3.2 (18 Apr 2018)
Copy languages for mega menu demo

3.1 (3 Apr 2018)
Switch languages on the desktop version
Currency switch to the desktop version
The license supports Multi-Vendor

3.0 (7 Dec 2017)
removed content type Icon
added the ability to add and replace icons for preinstalled items
focusing on menus like Amazon
delay in opening drop-down lists
changed language variables
added to basket
added profile
added to the wishlist
added to compare products
the ability to not hide the icons of the basket, profile, comparison list and wishlist on mobile view
added "table" style (Walmart)"
installing the demo

2.2 (28 Nov 2017)
fix menu focus

2.1 (31 Octb 2017)
support the
vendor support for ultimate

2.0 (11 Octb 2017)
icon
rewritten way to save settings (bd, php)
changed the structure of templates (tpl)
added a view for categories outside the full category tree

1.4 (8 Octb 2017)
added RTL
full width background
logotype
fixes

1.3 (28 Sept 2017)
fixed bug for regular columns (3rd level display)
added to full width for the sticks

1.2 (31 Aug 2017)
additional block for vertical display of the category tree
search menu item
improved interaction with touch devices

1.1 (6 Jul 2017)
locking the menu while scrolling
color setting
switching images for level 3 categories
focus on menus on hover						
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