Navigation Widget

The navigation widget is a simple, independent menu widget. Menu items with inserted links are managed by this widget.

How to add a Navigation widget

You need to create a new section, choose a grid layout and click adding a new element. By adding a new element, you will see a popup including all the widgets available.

Simply choose the Navigation from the Widget list, then it'll be added to the layout's section where you want to add a Navigation widget.

The Navigation Widget settings come with 3 different settings tabs:

  • General Settings

  • Design Settings

  • Responsive Settings

  • Menu Assignment

I. Navigation General Settings

When you click on the edit icon of the Navigation element, the widget inline editor will open up from where you can access the addon settings and customize it to fit your needs.

2.1 Add a new navigation item

Click on "Add Item" to create a new menu item. You will see options to input the menu's title, link, icon and link target.

  • Title: Rename your menu item from this field.

  • Link: Add a link to the navigation menu.

  • Icon: Choose this option if you want to set an Icon in your Navigation menu items.

  • Link Target: You can choose a type of link target (Default, New window, Parent frame, Full body of the window).

2.2 Miscellaneous Options

  • List style: Choose a style for the navigation menus. The widget supports 2 styles: Navigation and List.

  • Alignment: Set the alignment of navigation menu items.

  • You can also configure typography settings for the widget's texts to fit your preference including font family, alt font family, font weight, font size, letter spacing, line height, text-transform, and font style.

2.3 Color Options & Background Color Options

  • Color Options: Change the color and hover color of the navigation menu texts.

  • Background Color Options: Change the background color and hover background color of the navigation menus.

2.4 Spacing Options

With the spacing options, you can set custom Margin and padding of the navigation element in 4 different units Px, Em, Rem, pt and % with device responsiveness.

  • Custom Class: Write the class name used for writing custom CSS or JS.

  • Custom ID: Give a custom ID to override the auto-generated ID

II. Design Settings

  • Element Visibility: Choose to set the element to be visible on "Current and all linked pages", or on "Current menu items only".

  • Animation: Choose an animation for the widget.

  • Max Width: Set the Max Width for the widget.

  • Text Alignment: Set the alignment of the text of the widget.

  • Background Type: Select the background type for the widget from None, Color, Image, Video or even add a Gradient.

  • Custom Color: Choose whether you want to enable or disable the custom colors for the widget. If you enable it then you have the option to set Text Color, Link Color & Link Hover Color of the element’s content.


Add margin and padding values over the row to improve its appearance on different devices.

III. Responsive Settings

Device Visibility: Choose your preference for hiding or showing the section on different screens like:

  • Hide on Extra Small Devices

  • Hide on Small Devices

  • Hide on Medium Devices

  • Hide on Large Devices

  • Hide on Extra Large Devices

IV. Widget's Menu Assignment

Since Astroid framework 3.0.12, the menu assignment feature has been introduced, which is applied to widgets available in Astroid's widget library.

You can choose between On all pages, No pages, Only on the pages selected from the List.

  • On all pages: the widget will be visible on all pages of your website

  • No pages: the widget will be invisible on all pages

  • Only on the pages selected: "Menu Selection" will show with all the menu items on. You can assign the widget by selecting the menu links that you want the widget associated with on what pages the widget appears.

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