Change color of the 3-bar Menu button

Note :This snippet works only with the Classical style option. More about the theme style option here

Last Reviewed: 7-Apr-15 (3.3.15) 3.1.* 3.2.* 3.3.*

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11 thoughts on “Change color of the 3-bar Menu button

  • Anamika

    Hi Dave,

    I am looking into bootstrap examples and the snippet u provided.3 Bar menu option appears as soon as we minimize screen size but I need that option in my left panel by default.


    • Dave Bardell Post author

      Hi Anamika

      I’d suggest the Forum would be a better place to get a solution for this, with a much wider audience to help fix problems. And please include a link to your Site.

    • Dave Bardell Post author

      In the process of updating all my Snippets, came across your post.

      In CSS, background-color is a subset of background so either should work. The snippet works for me as it is written.

      Thanks for your feedback and sorry it took so long to respond.

    • Dave Bardell Post author

      The full CSS for that button is:

      Changing background-color: #819A4C; (green.css) will change the 1px border.
      Changing background-image: linear-gradient(to bottom, #92AE57, #687C3C); (green.css) will change the color of the button

  • Ashish

    when i am changing the menu from Aboutus. the hoghlighted Home is not changing, i mean, on about us page, About us on menubar is to be highlighted but its not happening, Only HOme raming highlghtd. I ll be glad if anyone could help!!

  • Mike

    I have a dark colored website with white text. I’ve fixed just about everything in .css to my satisfaction (with the help of these excellent code snippets) except the background of the 3 bar drop down mobile menu is still light colored so i can’t read the menu text on a mobile device. Is it possible to adjust the background of this dropdown with .css. Thanks!

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