Collapsible Menu

The Collapsible Menu Component is a vertical accordion menu that allows app users to expand categories to see subcategories. Each menu item can be linked to another page in the app or an external URL, including email and phone numbers.

Add a Collapsible Menu to a Page

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Create or open an existing app.
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Click the Edit Pencil on a Page.
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Click the Green + Icon, located in the bottom right corner.
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Either scroll to Collapsible Menu in the list or begin typing Collapsible Menu to search the list. 
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Select the Collapsible Menu. The Collapsible Menu Component will appear at the bottom of the Content list in the left-hand column. The Collapsible Menu Properties will appear in the right-hand column.

Collapsible Menu Properties

The Collapsible Menu component has the following properties:

  • Component Id - Sets the name of the Collapsible Menu component in the app. The Component Id can be referenced using JavaScript to add more functionality to the app as needed.

    Pro Tip: It is a best practice to use only letters without spaces for the Component Id. Symbols, spaces, and numbers are not recommended.
  • Open Link in a New Tab - Toggles on or off whether the Link opens in a new tab or not in the app.
  • Main Menu Link Style - Sets the look of all the main menu items that will appear. Submenu item formatting is set within each menu item section. 
    • Background Color - Sets the color of the Main Menu background. There are two ways to set the Background Color: Click the Color Swatch to choose from the app’s Color Palette or enter the hex code in the text field. 
    • Text Color - Sets the color of the Main Menu Text. There are two ways to set the Text Color: Click the Color Swatch to choose from the app’s Color Palette or enter the hex code in the text field.
    • Bold Text - Toggles on or off Bold Text for Main Menu Text in the component.
    • Border Color - Sets the color of the Main Menu's border. There are two ways to set the Border Color: Click the Color Swatch to choose from the app’s Color Palette or enter the hex code in the text field.  
    • Border Width - Sets the width of the Main Menu's border. Enter a whole number between 0 px - 5 px. Decimals are not supported (i.e. 2.5 px). The border does not appear if it is set to 0 px.
    • Border Radius - Sets how rounded the Main Menu corners appear by entering a number from 0 to 24. A setting of 0 will result in sharp corners and a setting of 24 will result in rounded corners.
    • Text Alignment - Sets the alignment of the Main Menu Text. Choose from the dropdown list: Left, Right, or Center.
    • Shadow - Toggles on or off the shadow for the Main Menu.
    • Opacity - Sets the opacity of the Main Menu. Use the up and down arrows to change the number from 100 to 1. A setting of 1 will make the component completely transparent and a setting of 100 is fully opaque. 
    • Padding - Sets amount of space between text and item border. Enter a whole number 0-50.
    • Margin - Sets amount of space between each main menu item. Enter a whole number 0-30.
    • Use Custom Icons - Toggles on or off the use of custom icons in the component.
    • Expand Icon - Optional property allowing an .SVG to be used in place of the default expanding plus icon. To delete a custom icon, click on the Trash Can to the right of this property. If left empty the default icon will be used.
    • Collapse Icon - Optional property allowing an .SVG to be used in place of the default collapsing minus icon. To delete a custom icon, click on the Trash Can to the right of this property. If left empty the default icon will be used.
    • Icon Color - Sets the color of the expanding and collapsing icons. There are two ways to set the Icon Color: Click the Color Swatch to choose from the app’s Color Palette or enter the hex code in the text field.
  • Menu Items (Up to 10)
    • Text - Enter the text as it should appear in the app. The text uses the font selected in the Font Styling section of Branding. This text does not wrap and should be limited to 20 characters.  
    • Link - Sets the link for the Submenu Item to another Page in the app or an external URL. 
    • Submenu Item Text (Up to 10 per Menu Item) - Enter the text as it should appear in the app. The text uses the font selected in the Font Styling section of Branding. This text does not wrap and should be limited to 20 characters.  
    • Submenu Item Link (Up to 10 per Menu Item) - Sets the link for the Submenu Item to another Page in the app or an external URL. 
    • Submenu Background Color - Sets the color of the Submenu background. There are two ways to set the Background Color: Click the Color Swatch to choose from the app’s Color Palette or enter the hex code in the text field. 
    • Submenu Text Color - Sets the color of the Submenu Text. There are two ways to set the Text Color: Click the Color Swatch to choose from the app’s Color Palette or enter the hex code in the text field.
    • Submenu Bold Text - Toggles on or off Bold Text for the Submenu Text for the component.
    • Submenu Border Color - Sets the color of the Submenu's border. There are two ways to set the Border Color: Click the Color Swatch to choose from the app’s Color Palette or enter the hex code in the text field.  
    • Submenu Border Radius - Sets how rounded Submenu corners appear by entering a number from 0 to 24. A setting of 0 will result in sharp corners and a setting of 24 will result in rounded corners.
    • Border Width - Sets the width of the Submenu's border. Enter a whole number between 0 px - 5 px. Decimals are not supported (i.e. 2.5 px). The border does not appear if it is set to 0 px.
    • Submenu Text Alignment - Sets the alignment of the Submenu Text. Choose from the dropdown list: Left, Right, or Center.
    • Submenu Opacity - Sets the opacity of the Submenu. Use the up and down arrows to change the number from 100 to 1. A setting of 1 will make the component completely transparent and a setting of 100 is fully opaque. 
    • Submenu Button Size - Sets the size of the Submenu. Choose from the dropdown list: Default, Large, or Small.
    • Submenu Shadow - Toggles on or off the shadow for the Submenu Items.

Collapsible Menu Placement Settings

The Placement Settings for the Component sets which column(s) the Component will appear. Each Page of the app can have a different number of columns that are set in the Layout section of the Page Settings. The following Placement settings are available for this Component:

  • Column Start - Sets the column where the Component will start. 
  • Column Span - Sets how many columns the Component will span. 
  • Padding - Sets how much space will appear on the top, bottom, left, and right of the Component. When building a Page with multiple Components, the Padding will determine the overall spacing between Components.
  • Display Mode - Sets how the Component is displayed. If Both is selected, the Component will always show. Both are the default option. If Optimal is selected, the Component will only show if the browser supports the app. The main supported browsers are Chrome and Safari. If Degraded is selected, the Component will only show if the browser does not support the app. The main unsupported browser is Internet Explorer.

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