Drop Down Menu

Example: "Websites often have drop down menus at the top of each page to provide easy navigation."

A drop down menu is a horizontal menu that displays a list of options when one of the primary menu items is selected. These options typically "drop down" below the selected menu item. Drop down menus may be used within programs (like a standard menu bar), as well as websites. Website drop down menus are often used for navigational purposes and are typically created using dynamic HTML (DHTML). They can help streamline navigation since they provide one-click access to more pages than a static navigation bar allows.

Updated: January 25, 2010

Definition from the PC Glossary