jQuery Hamburger Navigation Menu with Search box – Kite Menu

A responsive, simple, easy to use CSS3 & jQuery based hamburger navigation menu with search box. The menu comes with +7 built-in CSS gradients color schemes for Menu and one CSS animated hamburger icon that convert into cross while menu opened.

Plugin Overview

Plugin: kiteMenu
Author: Asif Mughal
Licence: MIT Licence
Published: February 16, 2019
Official Website: Go to website
Dependencies: jQuery 1.3.1 or Latest version and Font Awesome Iconic Fonts
File Type: zip archive (HTML, CSS & JavaScript)
Package Size: 8 KB

Main Features

  • Fully Responsive (Mobile first Design).
  • Simple and Clean Design.
  • +7 Built-In CSS Gradients Color for Menu.
  • CSS Animated Hamburger Icon to Toggle the Menu.
  • CSS Sliding and Fading Effects.
  • Built-In Morden Search Form Design.
  • Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Opera, IE7+, IOS, Android and windows phone supported

How to Use it:

1. First of all load the jQuery (JavaScript library) and Font Awesome CSS iconic library into your webpage.

<!-- jQuery -->
<script src="https://code.jquery.com/jquery-3.4.0.min.js"></script>

<!-- Font Awesome 4-->
<link href="https://stackpath.bootstrapcdn.com/font-awesome/4.7.0/css/font-awesome.min.css" rel="stylesheet" integrity="sha384-wvfXpqpZZVQGK6TAh5PVlGOfQNHSoD2xbE+QkPxCAFlNEevoEH3Sl0sibVcOQVnN" crossorigin="anonymous">

2. Now load the Kite Menu’s CSS and JS files:

<!--Kite Menu CSS-->
<link rel="stylesheet" href="assets/css/kite-menu.css">

<!--Kite Menu Js-->
<script src="assets/js/jquery.kitemenu.js"></script>

3. Create HTML structure like below that contains following classes.

<!--Start Kite Menu-->
<nav class="kite-menu">
<h2 class="kite-logo"> kite Menu</h2>
<div class="kite-menu-trigger" id="hamburger"><span></span></div>
<div class="kite-search-trigger">
      <i class="fa fa-search"></i></div>
<div class="kite-search">
      <form action="#">
         <input type="text" autocomplete="off" name="search">
<button type="submit" class="search-btn"> <i class="fa fa-search"></i> </button>
<div class="links-wrapper">
<ul class="menu-links">
 	<li> <a href="#1">Home </a></li>
 	<li> <a href="#2"> Blog</a></li>
 	<li> <a href="#3">News </a></li>
 	<li> <a href="#4">Contact </a></li>
 	<li> <a href="#5">About </a></li>
</nav><!--End Kite Menu-->

4. Now, it’s time to initialize kite menu plugin, call the plugin with the following selector in jquery document ready function.




5. To change the kite menu skin color, put the name of theme in the following string option.

   kiteSkin: "theme-name",

The built-in themes name are as follows:

  1. default
  2. lush
  3. deep-purple
  4. rainbow
  5. instagram
  6. dimigo
  7. deep-space

6. To enable/disable text and box shadow: (default is false).

   boxShadow: true,
   textShadow: true,

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