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How to use the Divi Builder Full-Width Navigation Module

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Divi's Full Width Menu module allows you to place a navigation menu anywhere on the page. This could be used to add a second page menu to the page, or it could be used in conjunction with the Blank Page feature to move your main navigation to the bottom of the page. For example, you can move your menu below your first section to accommodate people with a large startup image. This basically allows your header navigation to move around the page using the builder!

Full width menu diviHow to add a full-screen menu module to your page

Before you can add a full width menu module to your page, you must first jump into Divi Builder. Once the Divi theme is installed on your website, you will notice a button Use Divi Builder above the post editor whenever you create a new page. Click on this button to activate Divi Builder and access all the Divi Builder modules. Then click on the button Use Visual Builder to start the generator in visual mode. You can also click the button Enable Visual Builder when you browse your website in the foreground if you are connected to your WordPress dashboard.

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Once you have entered Visual Builder, you can click the gray plus button to add a new module to your page. New fullwidth modules can only be added inside fullwidth sections. If you are starting a new page, don't forget to add a fullwidth section to your page first. We have some great tutorials on how to use Divi section elements.

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Locate the full-width menu module in the list of modules and click on it to add it to your page. The list of modules is searchable, which means you can also type in the word "Fullwith menu" or "full-width menu" (depending on your version) and then click enter to automatically search and add the full-width menu module ! Once the module is added, you will be greeted by the module options list. These options are separated into three main groups: Contents , Design et Advanced .

Example use case: Adding a Fullwidth menu under the page header

For this example, I'll show you how to add a fullwidth menu under the header section of a page.

Here is an example:

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Since this new full page menu will replace the default main navigation menu, it is necessary to select the blank page template so that the default navigation menu does not appear at the top of the page in addition to the full width menu. that I will add.

To edit your page template, go to your page editor and select the "blank page" template in the Page Attributes area of ​​the right sidebar.

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Since this module will display a menu that already exists, it is important that you have already created the menu before adding it to the full width menu module.

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Once you've created your menu, use the visual builder to add a Fullwidth section just below the header section of the page. Then add a full width menu module to the section.

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Update the Fullwidth menu settings as follows:

Content options

Menu: [select the menu that should be used in the module] Context: # 333333

Design options

Text color: Light Text orientation: Center Menu Font: Roboto Menu Font size: 20px

That's all !

Trick : You can use the view options under the Advanced tab to hide this menu on mobile and display a different menu above the header so that mobile users can see the menu without having to scroll down the page .

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Fullwidth Menu Content Options

In the content tab, you will find all the content elements of the module, such as text, images and icons. All that controls what appears in your module will always be found in this tab.

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Menu

Select a menu to use in the module. You can create new menus using the page Appearances> Menus from your WordPress dashboard. Each time you create a new menu, the menu will be selectable from this drop-down menu.

Background color

By default, the menu module has a white background color. If you want to use a different color for your menu background, you can choose it here using the color picker.

Drop-down menu background color

By default, the drop-down menus in your menu module inherit the background color defined in the previous setting. If you want your drop down menus to have their own color, you can choose a custom color using this setting.

Mobile menu background color

On mobile, the menu module is transformed into a different design and more adapted to mobile. You can control the background color of the mobile drop-down menu independent of its desktop counterpart.

Administration label

This will change the module label in the constructor for easy identification. When you use the WireFrame view in Visual Builder, these labels appear in the module block of the Divi Builder interface.

Full-width menu design options

In the Design tab, you will find all the module styling options, such as fonts, colors, sizing and spacing. This is the tab you will use to change the appearance of your module. Each Divi module has a long list of design settings that you can use to change anything.

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Open submenus

By default, all submenus open as a drop-down menu below the main menu bar. If you place your menu near the bottom of the page and your menu contains long drop-down menus, you may want to open those menus above the menu module so that the menu does not extend beyond the browser window.

Make full-width menu links

By default, top-level links with the menu module are placed within your default content width. If you want to remove this restriction and have your links run the full width of the page, starting from the far left of the screen, you can enable this option.

Color of the drop-down menu line

In drop-down menus, links are separated by a 1 pixel line. If you want to customize the color of this row, you can choose a custom color using the color picker in this setting.

Text color

Here you can choose the value of your text. If you are working on a dark background, your text should be on. If you are working with a light background, your text should be dark.

Text orientation

This controls how your text is aligned in the module. You can choose between Left, Right and Center.

Active link color

The colors of the active links are highlighted in the menu module to show the user their current location. You can change the highlight color used for these active links using this setting.

Color of the text of the drop-down menu

By default, the text in the module's drop-down menus inherits the color of the main menu text. However, you may want to change this color if you have defined a custom drop-down menu background color.

Color of the mobile menu text

By default, the text in the module's drop-down menus inherits the color of the main menu text. However, you may want to change this color if you have set a custom mobile menu background color.

Menu font

You can change the font of your menu font by selecting the desired font from the drop-down menu. Divi comes with dozens of great fonts powered by Google Fonts. By default, Divi uses the Open Sans font for all the text on your page. You can also customize the style of your text using bold, italics, capitals and underline options.

Font Size Menu

Here you can adjust the size of your menu font. You can drag the range slider to increase or decrease the size of your text or directly enter the desired text size value in the input field to the right of the slider. The input fields support different units of measure which means you can enter "px" or "em" depending on your size value to change its unit type.

Color of the menu text

By default, all the text colors in Divi appear in white or dark gray. If you want to change the color of your digital text, choose the desired color from the color picker using this option.

Menu letter spacing

Letter spacing affects the space between each letter. If you want to increase the space between each letter in your numeric text, use the range slider to adjust the space or enter the desired spacing size in the input field to the right of the slider. The input fields support different units of measure, which means you can enter "px" or "em" depending on your size value to change its unit type.

Height of the menu line

Line height affects the space between each line of your numeric text If you want to increase the space between each line, use the range slider to adjust the space or enter your desired spacing size in the input field located to the right of the cursor. The input fields support different units of measure which means you can enter "px" or "em" depending on your size value to change its unit type.

Advanced Fullwidth Menu Options

On the advanced tab, you'll find options that more experienced web designers might find useful, such as custom CSS and HTML attributes. Here you can apply custom CSS to any of the module's many elements. You can also apply custom CSS classes and IDs to the module, which can be used to customize the module in your child theme's style.css file.

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CSS ID

Enter an optional CSS ID to use for this module. An ID can be used to create a custom CSS style or to link to particular sections of your page.

CSS class

Enter the optional CSS classes to use for this module. A CSS class can be used to create custom CSS styling. You can add multiple classes, separated by a space. These classes can be used in your Divi child theme or in the custom CSS style sheet that you add to your page or to your website using the Divi theme options or the Divi Builder page settings.

Custom CSS

Custom CSS can also be applied to the module and any of the module's internals. In the Custom CSS section, you will find a text field where you can add custom CSS style sheets directly to each element. CSS entries in these settings are already wrapped in style tags. So just enter the CSS rules separated by semicolons.

Animation of the drop-down menu

You can choose between different animations to use when a drop-down menu is enabled. By default, the animation is set to fade, but you change that to: expand, drag, or flip.

Visibility

This option allows you to control the devices on which your module appears. You can choose to deactivate your module on tablets, smartphones or desktops individually. This is useful if you want to use different mods on different devices, or if you want to simplify the mobile design by eliminating certain elements from the page.

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