EM Catalog Menu Widget


The first Magento Widget that allows to insert category menu into a static links menu. Assume you have a static blocks that contains menu links, you want to dynamically load a branch of category tree on the menu, this widget extension is designated to help you.


Install through Magento Connect. After installed, go to Magento > Cache Manager, click button Clear Magento Cache.

How to use?

Assume you have this menu editable in the Static Blocks:

Sample Menu

You would like to load categories as the child of Special Products:

Sample Submenu

Just edit the static block contents and insert the widget:


<li><a href="#">Homepage</a></li>
<li><a href="#">What's news</a></li>
<li><a href="#">Special Products</a>
{{widget type="catalogmenuwidget/catalogmenu" category="13" ul_class="level0" level_class="1" ul_id="my_nav" template="em_catalogmenuwidget/menu.phtml"}}
<li><a href="#">Reviews</a></li>


The widget should generate HTML code as below:


  • category: is the root category ID would you like to show it children categories.
  • ul_class: is the CSS class append to UL's class.
  • ul_id: is the UL element ID.
  • level_class: is the start number of the child LI's class.
  • none_ul_root: if specified, no UL element generated.
  • none_li_first_class: if specified, don't generate LI's first class.
  • none_li_last_class: if specified, don't generate LI's last class.
Regular License $0.00

SKU: EM_CatalogMenuWidget

Availability: In stock


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