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Opened 7 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

#38982 new defect (bug)

Twenty Eleven: Navigation dropdown menus broken on android devices

Reported by: shireling's profile shireling Owned by:
Milestone: Future Release Priority: lowest
Severity: normal Version: 4.6.1
Component: Bundled Theme Keywords: needs-patch
Focuses: Cc:

Description (last modified by davidakennedy)

On a site running Twenty Eleven, tapping the top level menu item opens that page, rather than opening that item's child menu items and waiting for something to be selected.

This results in the child menu opening briefly, but being lost on the page load.

Issue isn't present on iOS or desktop devices, but I was able to reproduce in both Chrome and Firefox on an HTC M9 running android 6.0.

Originally reported here:

The issue happens on both of the sites mentioned, the self hosted and the one on

Change History (4)

#1 @shireling
7 years ago

Just realized I put twenty ten in the description. That should say twenty eleven. ugh.

#2 @davidakennedy
7 years ago

  • Description modified (diff)
  • Keywords needs-patch added
  • Milestone changed from Awaiting Review to Future Release
  • Priority changed from normal to lowest

I can confirm the issue.

We'd likely have to fix this with some JavaScript, similar to what's been done in the newer default themes. Worth noting there isn't really a change in the menu on smaller screen sizes – it stays the same, so it should be straightforward. That said, given the age of the theme, this is a low priority.

#3 @PhilEsq
5 years ago

I have the same problem which I just noticed. Either the drop-down menu was working not long ago or I just never noticed it. I don't understand why this can't be fixed just because it's an older theme. The only thing old is the version number. It's still a nice theme. Unfortunately, this problem makes the theme unusable and I guess I will have to have a theme made for me and I will not use any of the stock WordPress themes anymore if support is discontinued down the road.

I just posted on the support forum:

Last edited 5 years ago by PhilEsq (previous) (diff)

#4 @PhilEsq
5 years ago

I found an easy solution. I installed the Max Mega Menu plugin.

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