A Dropdown is a small overlay that can contain any type of content, which are displayed on demand.
A dropdown is a possible choice, if several actions should be grouped into an expandable submenu. There may be multiple content links or actions revealed when the menu is openend.
- Label Mandatory
- Dropdown Arrow Optional
- Content container Mandatory
They are often used for Menus, for example, in the User Area or to show Tabs or In-Page Navigation items on mobile viewports.
Dos and don’ts
- Do mind using a reasonable number of entries.
- Do not mistake a dropdown as a select box input.