What is Context Menu:
A context menu is a list of commands that appear when the user right-clicks on an object or selection inside a web page. You're probably already familiar with it, since it appears when you right-click on most of the things on the page, like links, images and text-boxes.
The Best Context Menu Plugin
Originally Published May 29 2019, updated Feb 13 2022
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jQuery Context Menu Plugins:
The jQuery contextMenu plugin that allows you to bind a dynamic right-click context menu with custom actions to any DOM elements.
This is a simple jQuery plugin which adds a Material Design inspired custom context menu with a vertical three dots toggle icon to any elements such as tables, paragraphs, and headings.
The Popup Menu jQuery plugin lets you create and display an animated, customizable context popup menu when you click or hover on a specific trigger element.
contextMenu is a feature-rich and high performance jQuery plugin for replacing the default browser's right-click menu with a custom one.
A lightweight and cross-browser jQuery plugin to dynamically render a custom, clean context menu triggered by right click.
Vanilla JS Context Menu Libraries:
A vanilla JS plugin that attaches a dynamic, customizable, multi-level context/pop-up menu to your element. Without any dependencies.
A dynamic, customizable context menu plugin to replace the native browser right-click menu.
There are many different ways to customize the context menu and this is a list of the top 10 that I came up with. Each one is unique and very powerful in their own right. There are other plugins available, but these are the ones I highly recommend any developer to try out.