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The menu component makes it easy to build common navigation patterns, like a navbar or menu in a dropdown.


npm install @fylgja/menu

Then include the component in to your code via;

@use "@fylgja/menu";
// Or via PostCSS import
@import "@fylgja/menu";

@layer support

If you need support for @layer, use the following import;

@use "@fylgja/menu" with ($menu-layer: "components");
// Or via PostCSS and other options as native CSS
@import "@fylgja/menu" layer(components);

How to use

The most simple usecase is just using the .menu class as wrapper, around a set of links.

<nav class="menu">
    <a href="#">..<a>
    <a href="#">..<a>

Or as a list.

    <ul class="menu">
        <li><a href="#">..<a></li>
        <li><a href="#">..<a></li>

By default the menu is column based, like a normal list.

Using the modifier -row the menu items can be placed in a row layout.

The menu class will style all links automatically,

but only if links are a child of the menu class or a direct child of list item.

If you want to use a wrapper, then use the class .menu-item, to add the same logic and styles as the auto menu item version.

    <div class="menu">
        <a href="#">..<a> <!-- Menu item -->
        <div><a href="#">..<a></div> <!-- Not a Menu item -->
        <div><a class="menu-item" href="#">..<a></div> <!-- Menu item -->
    <ul class="menu">
        <li><a href="#">..<a></li> <!-- Menu item -->
        <li><div><a href="#">..<a></div</li> <!-- Not a Menu item -->

If you want a heading for your menu items you can use the .menu-label class.

To add an item styled as the .menu-item class, without all the hover, focus and active states.

    <ul class="menu">
        <li><div class="menu-label">Topic</div></li>
            <li><a href="#">..<a></li>
            <li><a href="#">..<a></li>

The menu divider is not part of this component, since it is not specifically for the menu.

You need the use .hr class from the component @fylgja/base,

combine it with the correct markup and you have a menu divider.

    <ul class="menu">
        <li><a href="#">..<a></li>
        <li class="hr" role="separator"></li>
        <li><a href="#">..<a></li>


As with almost all of our components, CSS variables can be configured to add your own look/style.

Want direct control on the base styles, here are the following SCSS variables can you modify.

$enable-menu-row: true !default;
$enable-menu-nested: true !default;
$enable-menu-layer: false !default;

$menu-layer-name: components !default;

$menu-nested-indent: 1em !default;

$menu-item-active-selector: ".is-active" !default;
$menu-item-auto-selector: "a:not([class*=btn])" !default;

$menu-label-weight: bolder !default;

$menu-item-padding: 0.4375rem 1em !default;
$menu-item-radius: 4px !default;
$menu-item-border: 0 !default;
$menu-item-bg: transparent !default;
$menu-item-color: inherit !default;

$menu-item-outline: 0 !default;

$menu-item-focus-stroke: 0 !default;
$menu-item-focus-bg: change-color($root-fg, $alpha: 0.05) !default;
$menu-item-focus-color: inherit !default;

$menu-item-active-stroke: 0 !default;
$menu-item-active-bg: var(--color-theme-fade, #{$color-theme-fade}) !default;
$menu-item-active-color: inherit !default;
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