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DevExpress ASP.NET Menu Gets Adaptive - Side Menu Mode (v17.2)

One of the major themes for the DevExpress ASP.NET Controls in the v17.2 release was 'Adaptive' or the ability to resize content automatically according to the screen resolution.

I've talked about the adaptive features of our other controls here:

ASP.NET Menu Adaptive

With the v17.2 release, the DevExpress ASP.NET Menu also gets an Adaptive feature: Side Menu Mode.

The DevExpress Menu control can automatically transform into a vertical side-menu when the horizontal menu doesn't fit completely on the screen.

You can specify the width of the browser which will determine how the horizontal menu will transform into a side menu. To enable this adaptivity mode, set the EnableCollapseToSideMenu property to true. The new adaptive mode can operate with the existing EnableAutoHideRootItems mode too.

Here is an animated gif to show you how it works:

Experience our online ASP.NET Menu demo here: Responsive Menu

ASP.NET MVC supported

The DevExpress ASP.NET MVC version of our Menu also supports adaptive 'Side Menu Mode' too.

Try it today

You can test these new features today by downloading the DXperience v17.2 that is available in your download center (for existing customers).



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Published Nov 21 2017, 02:18 PM by
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Is that support BootstrapMenu ?

February 7, 2018 12:16 PM

Mehul Harry (DevExpress)


The BootstrapMenu is also adaptive:

February 7, 2018 12:47 PM


Sorry Mehul, In fact I mean  can we use EnableCollapseToSideMenu property in BootstrapMenu ?

February 8, 2018 7:09 AM

Mehul Harry (DevExpress)


For support questions, I recommend asking the support team in the future. This may help you:

February 8, 2018 10:32 AM

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