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  • ⚡ Configurable and smart floating menu for react
  • ⚙️ Comes with a lot of options to customize the behavior of the menu
  • ? Auto detects edges of the screen and places the menu accordingly
  • ? Customize colors with ease
  • ? Seamless support for mobile and desktop
  • ? Built with Typescript

Table of Contents

? Installation

Install the package with npm or yarn.

  npm install react-float-menu


  yarn add react-float-menu

? Getting started

Let’s get started by creating a new floating menu with drag super power.

      { name: "File" },
        children: [
          { children: [{ name: "Cut 1" }, { name: "Cut 2" }], name: "Cut" },
          { name: "Select All" },
        name: "Edit",
      { name: "Add" },
        children: [
          { name: "Copy from clipboard" },
          { name: "Copy selection" },
        name: "Copy",
      { name: "Save" },
      { name: "Logout" },
    startPosition="top left"
    onSelect={(val) => console.log(val)}
    <PlusIcon />

⚙️ Properties

name description default
autoFlipMenu Flips the menu when the button is at the bottom of the screen and there is no space to display the menu true
bringMenuToFocus Automatically moves the menu and brings it to focus when the menu is activated from the left or right edge of the screen. true
closeOnClickOutside Closes the menu if you touch or click outside the menu. true
dimension Sets the height and width of the button 30
disableHeader Disables the header section of the menu. false
iconSize Size of the menu item icons “1rem”
items Collection of menu items. Please refer Menu item model []
pin Disables dragging and pins the menu. The button’s initial placement will be determined by startPosition 30
shape Shape of the button. can be square or circle circle
RTL Renders the menu items right to left. The submenu’s will open to the left side. False
startPosition Starting position of the button. can be top left,top right,bottom left,bottom right top left
theme With the theme object, you can change the colors of different elements.
width Width of the menu 30


items is an array of menu item objects. A menu item represents the individual menu item and its properties.

name description
name Label of the menu item
id Unique id of the menu item. This is optional as the ids are automatically generated by the library
children The prop takes an array of Menu item objects and it will be rendered as the submenu for this menu item
icon Use this prop to display a icon for the menu item
selected This is an internal prop that is set to true when the menu item is selected

submenus are activated by clicking on the menu item or by hovering over the menu item.

? Theme

Use the theme object to customize the colors of the different elements of the menu.

name description default
menuBackgroundColor background color of the menu #FFFFFF
menuItemHoverColor background color of the menu item when its hovered #318CE7
menuItemHoverTextColor Text color of the menu item when its hovered #fff
primary Primary color or the predominant color of the menu #318CE7
secondary Secondary color of the menu #FFFFFF

import {Menu} from 'react-float-menu';

  startPosition="top right"
    menuBackgroundColor: "#FFFFFF",
    menuItemHoverColor: "#318CE7",
    menuItemHoverTextColor: "#fff",
    primary: "#318CE7",
    secondary: "#FFFFFF",

? Tests

We use cypress to test the library.

To run the tests, run the following command in the root directory of the project.

  pnpm install
  pnpm run cypress:open

? CodeSandbox Examples

  1. Basic
  2. Pinned Menu
  3. Custom Colors
  4. RTL

? Contributing

  1. Fork it
  2. Create your feature branch (git checkout -b new-feature)
  3. Commit your changes (git commit -am ‘Add feature’)
  4. Push to the branch (git push origin new-feature)
  5. Create a new Pull Request

Check out the contributing guide for more details.

? Meta

Distributed under the MIT license. See LICENSE for more information.

Prabhu Murthy – @prabhumurthy2[email protected] https://github.com/prabhuignoto


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