This lightweight WordPress plugin will made your menu sticky on top of page. You can see this very plugin in action on this website, just scroll your mouse up and down and notice that menu is following your scroll.
Plugin is designed to work with Twenty Thirteen theme, but should work on any theme. It’s using .navbar css class by default, and that’s the only thing that need to be modified for other themes to make it work. Inspect your code to find appropriate menu/navigation bar class or id. Go to Settings / myStickymenu and change Sticky Class to .your_navbar_class or #your_navbar_id.
<div id="navbar" class="navbar"></div>
<div id="navbar" class="navbar myfixed"></div>
This way we can have custom css style for sticky (.myfixed) class. More about custom styles…
Please note on plugin update: After plugin update go to mystickymenu plugin settings and save changes with desired value for a new parameters ( v1.6 – “Make visible when scroled” ). Clear cache if some cache system used on your site.
– Fixed: changed is_home() to is_front_page() for menu activation height on front page.
– Change: minor cosmetic changes…
– Fixed: js load on https websites
– Added: “Disable CSS“. If you plan to add style manually to your style.css (in order to improve your site performance) disable plugin CSS style printed by default in document head element. More about this option and how to use it.
– Minimized mystickymenu.js (mystickymenu.min.js) to improve performance.
– Added: “Make visible when scrolled on Homepage” after number of pixels. Now it’s possible to have one activation height for home page and another for the rest of the pages.
– Added German language.
– Added multi language support (localization).
– Added languages – English (default), Spanish, Serbian and Croatian.
– Added Iris color picker script.
– Fixed jumping of page on scroll while menu is activated (height is defined before scroll event).
– mystickymenu.js moved to js folder
– new administration setting: “Make visible when scroled” after number of pixels.
– fixed opacity 100 (thanks to coleh3)
Version 1.5 – what’s new?
– “Disable at Small Screen Sizes” setting now have option to enter exact width in px when sticky menu should be disabled.
– new administration setting: “.myfixed css class” – edit .myfixed css style via plugin settings to create custom style.
– google adsense clash fix (thanks to Luigi).
– is_user_logged_in added instead of old “Remove CSS Rules for Static Admin Bar while Sticky” option (thanks to Dominik).
– fixed undefined index notice.
Version 1.4 – what’s new?
– new administration setting: fade in or slide down effect for sticky class.
– ads new wrapped div around selected sticky class with id mysticky_wrap which should make menu works smoother and extend theme support.
Version 1.3 – what’s new?
– block direct access to the mystickymenu plugin file (for security sake).
– 2 new administration settings: Enable / Disable at small screen sizes and Remove not necessary css for all themes without admin bar on front page.
– ads “margin-top :0px” to .myfixed class in head which should extend theme support.
Version 1.2 – fix IE browser support
There is a minor fix in mystickymenu.js for IE browsers, so myStickymenu is now compatible with IE 10, 11 (thanks to Brandon who reported a bug). For now it’s confirmed that myStickymenu is compatible with all newer versions of: Firefox, Safari, Chrome, IE . I didn’t check older versions of browsers or other browsers yet. If you feel like it, please leave a comment for other supported or unsupported versions and browsers bellow.
Version 1.1 is out!
New administration options are now available through Dashboard / Settings / myStickymenu. Options are as follows: Sticky Class, Sticky z-index, Sticky Width, Sticky Background Color, Sticky Opacity, Sticky Transition Time. Old mystickymenu.css file is deprecated and not in use anymore, so you can delete it from your plugin folder if you want. If you need old css rules from css file, you can copy them to your theme stylesheet manually (Sorry if I broke someones update, I’ll promise it won’t happen again).
myStickymenu will change some of Twenty Thirteen defaults:
– disables default WordPress more link that jump on the middle of the page (otherwise menu will cover beginning of a read more text). In this way more link will be opened as any other page or post without of necessary anchor style jumping .
– changes Twenty Thirteen “fixed” adminbar (#wpadminbar) when logged in on frontpage to “absolute” so it goes away with a scroll. This way myStickymenu can be transparent without of overlapping with admin bar (This only affects logged in users of Twenty Thirteen theme.) Since version 1.3 there is admin setting to disable this option for themes without of admin bar in front page.
For different themes check out myStickymenu theme support
…and please comment if you like it or have an idea how to improve it…
Original java script used in this plugin is taken from http://jsbin.com/omanut/2/edit