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Multi Level Drop Down Menus

While I appreciate the drop down menus currently available, it should not be hard to incorporate multi level menus. My current page layout only allows me to have 5 main menu items, this restricts my ability to organize and display much of my content.
Please please make drop down menus more robust.
PS as well, these menus should function appropriately on touch screen devices. These devices must be supported.

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  • David Gottlieb commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Please add nested menus. It is so necessary. I just need one more level, but other people might need two more layers. It can't be that hard.
    Nested menus are so important. It's a must in today's world. Please don't be so stubborn about this. I understand your concern that too manyy levels might make a sight look messy, but let that be our decision, not yours. Yu are providing a service but so many of us are unhappy with the minimal amount of menu options, particularly nested menus....
    Thank You.
    Flexibility is the answer.

  • Local Truth commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    We are now in 2017 and there are still no drop-down menus in the drop-down menus???? Aaahhh I was so satisfied until now. Does anyone have a trick up their sleeve? PLeaaaase help!

  • Photography Is An ART commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I've asked for this in the past too as it is a basic web design feature since the days Dreamweaver belonged to Macromedia! I'm not sure why is not implemented, makes no sense.

  • Chris Gouge commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Zenfolio are awful at putting out simple features which there is a big demand for and which aren't even new things. People have been asking for this feature for over 3 years and still Zenfolio can't do it. Likewise many people have been crying out for a function where visitors can easily sign up to an email newsletter for a number of years and for some reason Zenfolio don't provide this either despite the huge amount of people who want it.

    If zenfolio continue to be so far behind the times and refuse to give their members what they want, perhaps it is time to use another service instead.

  • John Hillmer commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I'm new to Zenfolio, and I was standing on my head trying to make drop-downs within drop-downs, as it just makes sense to allow this, as I have about 80 galleries that I want to convert from my home-made web site, that obviously allows this... so yes, Zenfolio, please add this ASAP!! It should not be that hard.

    Wildlife drop-down
    Birds drop-down
    then about 15 galleries
    Animals drop down
    then about 10 galleries
    Insect drop-down
    then about 6 galleries
    Amphibian drop-down
    then a few galleries

    I have a number of "large" topic areas, like Wildlife, that then have these sub-categories. Yes, I know I can take the user to a group, but then they have to got to the group, and then they have to select again., There's no need for that, allow the menu structure to provide this option please!!

    Thank you!!

  • Amy Kilgannon commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This was mentioned over 3 years ago and we're STILL waiting! Get with it Zenfolio. This is a basic need. I'm trying to unclutter my main drop-down menu.

  • Juliet commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    A drop down menu within a drop down menu. Example: On my home page I have a portfolio page that contains the following galleries: Individuals, Seniors, Family, Children, Architecture & Commercial I want to group Individual, Senior, Family & Children under a drop down gallery called Portraits

  • chelsye commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I completely agree, needs to be added. been trying to figure out how to do it for 30 minutes before figuring out they don't have that option. ugh.

  • Guy commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    With the likelihood of thousands of photos in various galleries it would be nice to have the multi-level or nested drop-down menu levels expanded to handle more categories

  • Munted Kiwi commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Yip I photograph events and with 3000+ photos, sub-menus provide a good way to break the number of photos down and help people quickly find their photos.

  • Rebecca commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    As a quick update, I've currently moved all of my portfolio galleries into one group, and just added the group (called Portfolio) to my Studio drop down menu, which means it's easier to see the information menu links too.

    This setup has made things easier, but I still think it would look a lot nicer if my galleries could drop-down further into the separate pages, as opposed to the Portfolio link going to one page with a whole bunch of gallery thumbnails. I hope that makes sense!

  • Adrian van der Lee commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This really needs to happen... and soon! With over 3,000 images on my site I'm going to run out of available menu headings and drop-downs very soon. Allowing multi-level drop-downs would solve this.

  • www.rkphotographic.com commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Multi level drop down menus would be really useful for site organisation and orientation, for example, certainly under something like workshops I would like the ability to have location then drop downs for individual workshops and the same under workshops>specialist>x event.......

    It seems quite logical really and is something you can achieve quite easily on Wordpress.

  • Bill Dewey commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    One more comment, I was at the Zoom Tour in Seattle on 9/13/2013 and many people would fine this very useful.

  • Bill Dewey commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Absolutely! One thing to remember though, too many sub-levels becomes very problematic. I have found that 3 levels works well, and the Top Level should also be linkable, I will post that as a separate request.

  • Paul commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Yes, I fully agree! I was told by one of your reps that the reason you do not allow sub-menu drop-downs is to prevent over-crowding on the home page. Here is my opinion:

    Might I suggest, if people want to complicate their homepages with drop-down overkill, let them! That way the rest of us who would LOVE to have that option can use it tastefully. In essence, reward the many and let the few suffer if that is their desire. But this is definitely a very basic functionality of drop-down menus (to allow multiple levels) and makes your product come off as lacking and limited (no offense).

    I do appreciate that you have built menus into the system, but as a Premium member, I expect a bit more robust functionality in a menu.

    Thanks for your time.

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