Are you looking for a way to have a side-menu show up on your website especially when a certain event is triggered? Then you don't have to wait anymore as you can now easily build on an impressive sidebar using EA Off-Canvas. By using this element of Essential Addons For Elementor, you can immensely improve the overall user experience while making the site navigation a lot easier. To help you get started, we are going to give you a brief on how you can add Off-Canvas menu on your WordPress website without any coding.
Why Do You Need Off-Canvas Menu?
Off-Canvas menu lets you display your content as a sidebar when a button is triggered. This helps you to showcase a certain aspect of your site in the side navigation panel thus giving a user-friendly experience to your visitors.
For instance, you can use Off-Canvas element to display a beautiful sidebar on your website & use this as a secondary menu alongside your header. You can even choose to make this your only navigation panel for your site as well.
Besides, Off-Canvas navigation lets you display quick links to certain parts of your website. As a result, you can easily redirect your visitors to a certain page thanks to its appealing structure.
Moreover, if you have any special offers or announcements for your users, you can effectively promote them through the Off-Canvas menu. To grab your viewer's attention, you can showcase your featured product in the navigation panel as well.
On the other hand, with an Off-Canvas menu, you can create a form to get people to subscribe to your Newsletter. You can take this as an opportunity to help people easily contact you as well.
What Can You Do with EA Off-Canvas?
Currently, Elementor Page Builder doesn't have any widget to let users set up an Off-Canvas navigation bar on their website. That's where the Essential Addons for Elementor comes to help you easily get started.
EA Off-Canvas is a Premium element of Essential Addons. It gives you plenty of “Content Type” options to choose from. If you go with the Sidebar type, a drop-down menu will appear to select your preferred one from the list.
The Custom Content type lets you easily add & modify your own text content which will be displayed in the Off-Canvas menu. Besides, you can also choose to showcase your saved section, widget or page template as a side navigation panel using this element.
Moreover, there are four different smooth transition effects from where you can choose from to display your content in the Off-Canvas menu.
On top of that, the Off-Canvas element gives the flexibility & freedom to style all the features as per your preference. Because of its ease of control, you don't really have to be an expert to capable of doing this.
How to Get Started with EA Off-Canvas?
First of all, make sure to activate Essential Addons for Elementor Pro on your website. After doing so, simply activate the Off-Canvas element from your Elementor Dashboard.
1. Configure Settings
From the “Content” section, you can use the drop-down menu to choose your preferred “Content Type”. You also have the flexibility to modify the Toggle Button which will be used for triggering the Off-Canvas menu.
Moreover, you can set the Direction from where you want the Off-Canvas navigation to appear in your site. You can use the “Content Transition” drop-down menu to choose the way how you can want the menu to be transformed. This gives you more modification capability and brings uniqueness to your design.
2. Style all the Features
The styling section is very easy to navigate & get used with it. As a result, you can play around with it and get your desired output without any trouble.
From the “Style” section, you can add styling to “Offcanvas Bar”, “Content”, “Toggle Button”, “Close Button” and “Overlay” as per your preference. You also have the flexibility to customize the typographies, background & text color, alignments, size, padding and many more.
After you are done with the “Configuration” & “Styling” settings, you will get your expected outcome for the Off-Canvas menu. Thank to this element's freedom to customize, you can undoubtedly come up with a unique design to showcase a beautiful side-menu navigation on your WordPress website.
To get the live experience of EA Off-Canvas & how it's working, feel free to check out our Demo here.
We have already discussed the significance of having Off-Canvas navigation on your website to grab the interest of your visitors. We hope that this article will help you get started with this Essential Addons element and easily add an Off-Canvas menu without any coding experience whatsoever.
To know more details on how to use EA Off-Canvas, you can check our documentation here. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to leave them in the comments section.