Dropdown GroupReady

Dropdown group includes all the actions or items in a single dropdown group and is used for grouping items into related categories.

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  <nord-dropdown-item>Show keyboard shortcuts</nord-dropdown-item>
  <nord-dropdown-item>Help & Support</nord-dropdown-item>



Heading and accessible label for the dropdown group.

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The dropdown group content.

Usage #

This section includes guidelines for designers and developers about the usage of this component in different contexts.

Do #

  • Group dropdown items into dropdown groups based on related categories.
  • Use group headings to clarify the category of a section.

Don’t #

  • Don’t use for grouping other types of content.

Content guidelines #

Dropdown items should be always written in sentence case, not title case. The first word should be capitalized and the rest lowercase (unless a proper noun):

Create user
Create User

Dropdown items should always lead with a strong verb that encourages action. Use the {verb}+{noun} format except in the case of common actions like Save, Close or Cancel:

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Avoid unnecessary words and articles in dropdown items, such as “the”, “an” or “a”:

Change theme
Change the theme

Avoid ending dropdown items in punctuation:

Switch user
Switch user.

Avoid all caps for dropdown items:


Keep dropdown items to a single line of text:

Change theme
Change the theme
of the veterinary application.


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Integration Guidelines


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