Nested dropdowns

Hover on the Patterns → Navigation to see the sub dropdowns.
<ul class="dropdown">
<li>Home</li>
<li>
<div>Patterns</div>
<!-- First level sub dropdown -->
<ul>
<li>Layout</li>
<li>Input</li>
<li>
<div>Navigation</div>
<!-- Second level sub dropdown -->
<ul>
<li>Breadcrumb</li>
<li>Dropdown</li>
<li>Menu</li>
<li>Nested dropdown</li>
</ul>
</li>
<li>Display</li>
<li>Feedback</li>
</ul>
</li>
<li>Products</li>
<li>About</li>
</ul>
.dropdown {
/* Border */
border: 1px solid rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.3);
display: flex;
/* Reset list styles */
list-style-type: none;
margin: 0;
padding: 0;
}
.dropdown li {
/* Spacing */
padding: 8px;
/* Used to position the sub dropdown */
position: relative;
}
/* The sub dropdown */
.dropdown ul {
/* Border */
border: 1px solid rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.3);
/* Hidden by default */
display: none;
/* Absolute position */
left: 0;
position: absolute;
top: 100%;
/* Reset styles */
list-style-type: none;
margin: 0;
padding: 0;
/* Width */
width: 200px;
}
/* The second level sub dropdown */
.dropdown ul ul {
left: 100%;
position: absolute;
top: 0;
}
/* Change background color of list item when being hovered */
.dropdown li:hover {
background-color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.1);
}
/* Show the direct sub dropdown when hovering the list item */
.dropdown li:hover > ul {
display: block;
}
  • Home
  • Patterns
    • Layout
    • Input
    • Navigation
      • Breadcrumb
      • Dropdown
      • Menu
      • Nested dropdown
    • Display
    • Feedback
  • Products
  • About

See also

Dropdown

Menu