Pure CSS menu is the best way to create a main menu and dropdown menu with lightweight CSS and HTML code. Below is a list of all our best and handpicked CSS dropdown menu code snippets. All are made with pure CSS code which gives you a stunning user interface without using extra JS code.
Pure CSS dropdown menu snippets

Responsive Multilevel CSS Menu

Pure CSS responsive multi-level menu with hover dropdown for larger screens
  • Author Name:
    Matteo
  • Code:
    Demo / Code Link
  • Using:
    HTML-CSS
  • Dependencies:
    N/A
  • Browser Compatibility:
    Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Edge
  • Responsive:
    Yes
Pure CSS dropdown menu snippets

Responsive Dropdown Menu

Responsive touch friendly CSS drop down navigation.
  • Author Name:
    Boyd Massie
  • Code:
    Demo / Code Link
  • Using:
    HTML-CSS
  • Dependencies:
    N/A
  • Browser Compatibility:
    Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Edge
  • Responsive:
    Yes
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Minimalist Pure CSS DropDown Responsive Menu

This demo code helps you start a dropdown menu from scratch. Just copy the core css part and check how the HTML markup is done.
  • Author Name:
    alticreation
  • Code:
    Demo / Code Link
  • Using:
    HTML-CSS
  • Dependencies:
    N/A
  • Browser Compatibility:
    Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Edge
  • Responsive:
    Yes
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Pure CSS Responsive Dropdown Menu

A little experiment for a Responsive Dropdown Menu made with CSS only.
  • Author Name:
    Andor Nagy
  • Code:
    Demo / Code Link
  • Using:
    HTML-CSS
  • Dependencies:
    N/A
  • Browser Compatibility:
    Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Edge
  • Responsive:
    Yes
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Simple Pure CSS dropdown menu with following subnav

Menu with dropdown made only in css, with a line that follow the hover on the line
  • Author Name:
    Robert Borghesi
  • Code:
    Demo / Code Link
  • Using:
    HTML-CSS
  • Dependencies:
    N/A
  • Browser Compatibility:
    Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Edge
  • Responsive:
    Yes
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Pure CSS DropDown Menu

A simple example of a dowpdown menu made with only CSS3 and HTML
  • Author Name:
    Andor Nagy
  • Code:
    Demo / Code Link
  • Using:
    HTML-CSS
  • Dependencies:
    N/A
  • Browser Compatibility:
    Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Edge
  • Responsive:
    Yes
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Simple Pure CSS Dropdown Menu

Simple, sleek looking dropdown menu effect achieved using pure CSS. Simple functionality, method can be extended to create a secondary dropdown block with few edits.
  • Author Name:
    Connor Brassington
  • Code:
    Demo / Code Link
  • Using:
    HTML-CSS
  • Dependencies:
    N/A
  • Browser Compatibility:
    Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Edge
  • Responsive:
    Yes
Pure CSS dropdown menu snippets

Simple, CSS only, responsive menu

Simple responsive menu using CSS3
  • Author Name:
    Connor Brassington
  • Code:
    Demo / Code Link
  • Using:
    HTML-CSS
  • Dependencies:
    N/A
  • Browser Compatibility:
    Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Edge
  • Responsive:
    Yes
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Pure CSS Dropdown Menu

A dropdown menu created using only SCSS.
  • Author Name:
    Connor Brassington
  • Code:
    Demo / Code Link
  • Using:
    HTML-CSS
  • Dependencies:
    N/A
  • Browser Compatibility:
    Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Edge
  • Responsive:
    Yes
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Pure CSS Dropdown Menu

A CSS dropdown menu with CSS gradient and shadow effect.
  • Author Name:
    Connor Brassington
  • Code:
    Demo / Code Link
  • Using:
    HTML-CSS
  • Dependencies:
    N/A
  • Browser Compatibility:
    Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Edge
  • Responsive:
    Yes
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A simple Dropdown Menu

Just a simple html and css dropdown menu with background transparent effect.
  • Author Name:
    Mike Rojas
  • Code:
    Demo / Code Link
  • Using:
    HTML-CSS
  • Dependencies:
    N/A
  • Browser Compatibility:
    Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Edge
  • Responsive:
    Yes
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Pure CSS DropDown Menu

A simple example of a dowpdown menu made with only CSS3 and HTML
  • Author Name:
    Andrew Nyland
  • Code:
    Demo / Code Link
  • Using:
    HTML-CSS
  • Dependencies:
    N/A
  • Browser Compatibility:
    Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Edge
  • Responsive:
    Yes
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Pure CSS Gradient DropDown Menu

Main Manu gradient effect and sub dowpdown menu made with only CSS3 and HTML.
  • Author Name:
    hmredmond
  • Code:
    Demo / Code Link
  • Using:
    HTML-CSS
  • Dependencies:
    N/A
  • Browser Compatibility:
    Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Edge
  • Responsive:
    Yes
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Pure CSS Dropdown Menu

Main manu Border Radius effect with sub dowpdown menu.
  • Author Name:
    Arjun Amgain
  • Code:
    Demo / Code Link
  • Using:
    HTML-CSS
  • Dependencies:
    N/A
  • Browser Compatibility:
    Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Edge
  • Responsive:
    Yes
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Responsive Navigation Menu

Simple solid color background menu with dropdown menus.
  • Author Name:
    AnabolicHippo
  • Code:
    Demo / Code Link
  • Using:
    HTML-CSS
  • Dependencies:
    N/A
  • Browser Compatibility:
    Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Edge
  • Responsive:
    Yes
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Pure CSS Menu

Different colors menu with dropdown menus.
  • Author Name:
    Karim Khan
  • Code:
    Demo / Code Link
  • Using:
    HTML-CSS
  • Dependencies:
    N/A
  • Browser Compatibility:
    Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Edge
  • Responsive:
    Yes
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Pure CSS multilevel dropdown menu

This is a minimal pure css multilevel dropdown menu.
  • Author Name:
    SurajVerma
  • Code:
    Demo / Code Link
  • Using:
    HTML-CSS
  • Dependencies:
    N/A
  • Browser Compatibility:
    Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Edge
  • Responsive:
    Yes
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Pure CSS dropdown menu

Solid background color dropdown menu made with pure CSS.
  • Author Name:
    Maíra
  • Code:
    Demo / Code Link
  • Using:
    HTML-CSS
  • Dependencies:
    N/A
  • Browser Compatibility:
    Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Edge
  • Responsive:
    Yes