Ionic Sidemenu 1
Created on Dec 11, 2015


You will have a beautiful multilevel collapsible menu (maximum of 3, I recommend that we don't need more than 3 levels) on the side menu (app drawer). Works as a clean directive . You are all set.

I always take it serious to keep the code quality high, with clean and self-explained code. When purchasing this, you also get my latest "helper" snippets inside the package to make it more fun to code.


Watch on Youtube

See how it works on Youtube:

Happy prototyping!


Note: All updates are on Ionic 1

Last updated: Jun 17 2017


  • First version


  • Support manual url for menu item.


  • Compatible with Ionic CLI ~3.4.0


  • Come as a directive
  • Customizable color
  • Nice animated effect

Run locally

1.Install Ionic environment

$ npm install -g cordova
$ npm install -g @ionic/cli@6.8.0

2.After purchasing, download the zip file containing the entire demo app and unzip

3.Go inside the extracted folder

4.Install all dependencies

$ npm install

5.Start local server

$ ionic serve

6.Your default browser should now automatically open the template


You can simply add a url property in the data object to override the url of the menu item.

        name: "Electronics",
        id: 4,
        items: [// Required: array, even empty
            name: "TV",
            id: 40,
            items: [
                name: "Sony",
                id: 402
                name: "Other - custom URL",
                url: '/app/other' <----- HERE

Besides, I brought the category state config out as a directive attribute. In previous version, you need to go inside the plugin source code to modify

// Use ui-router's state to specify the active menu item
        var CATEGORY_STATE = 'app.category';

Now, just use the attribute categoryState

<category-tree categories="categories" title="Categories" category-state="app.category"></category-tree>

Build with capacitor

First of all, make sure that you can Run Locally (see the instruction above).

# build web asset (to folder www)
$ ionic build

# add platform (ios or android)
$ ionic capacitor add ios

# prepare app icons and splash images
$ npm run resources

# copy web assets into the native project
$ ionic capacitor copy ios

# open Xcode, then build the native app from there
$ ionic capacitor open ios

# OR run in live-reload mode
$ ionic capacitor run ios -l --external

See more:

Ionic - iOS Development

Ionic - Android Development

Migrating a Web App Using Cordova to Capacitor


If you need technical support or have any questions, don't hesitate to send me a message:



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