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Create vertical menu In DNN 7.X / 8.X

Learn how to create vertical menu using DNN Theme in DNN 7.x / 8.x

Applies to DNN Platform 7.3+ DNN Evoq Content 7.3.4 DNN Evoq Engage 7.3.4 DNN Evoq Intranet 7.3.4

Step 1:

You must add an instance of DDR Menu module on the page if you don't already have one.

Step 2:

Navigate to Settings > Menu settings.

Step 3:

Add Resources/VerticalMenu in Menu Style.

Step 4:

Optionally, you can define Node Selection Expression - determines which part of the page hierarchy to show in the menu.


  • NodeSelector="RootOnly" to show only the root level menu items (alias for *,0,0)
  • NodeSelector="RootChildren" to show all the children of the root menu item that is the parent of the current page (alias for+0
  • NodeSelector="CurrentChildren" to show the children of the current page (alias for .)
  • NodeSelector="pageID" to show the children of a specific page

For Advance user refer to DDR Menu Reference Guide

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Updated on Wed, 29 Nov 2017 by Khushi Singh