3 column menu expanded

To create columnar menus you will create two or more distinct menus and then place them via the block layout page inside of your main navigation.

It will help to first understand how to create menus by following the guide on Menu Setup.

To create columnar menus you will create two or more distinct menus and then place them via the block layout page inside of your main navigation.

 

  1. Enable your primary menu items (the top links) as Ultimenu regions
    • Go to /admin/structure/ultimenu
    • Select Ultimenu regions
    • Check the box to each top level link that you want the ability to include other menus within
  2. Navigate to Structure -> Menus -> Add Menu via the toolbar or go to /admin/structure/menu/add
    • Create a new menu
    • Add the links
  3. Go to Structure -> Block Layout /admin/structure/block
    • At the bottom of the block layout page you will see your Ultimenu regions
    • Following the same process as placing your primary menu, place your new menu inside of the Ultimenu region
    • On the configuration screen
      • Check the box to display title
      • Set initial visibility to 1
      • Set Number of levels to display to Unlimited
  4. Save the block

Continue this procedure until you have placed all of the menus within the menu section that you wish to place.

Return to your homepage and click or activate the menu item that should have the links to see the result.

 

Toggle Ultimenu Regions

Toggle Ultimenu Regions

Place your menu in the Ultimenu region

Place your menu in the Ultimenu region

Configure your menu

Configure your menu