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 Jan 29 2023
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jQuery Context Menu Plugins:
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 jQuery context menu plugin that displays a Windows like popup menu with icons as you right click on a given container.
A jQuery menu plugin that turns an unordered list into a versatile, customizable, skinnable and multi-level context menu with custom fade-in animations.
A lightweight (~1kb minified) jQuery plugin for creating google chrome browser style context menus when right clicking html elements.
Vanilla JS Context Menu Libraries:
A skinnable, customizable, multi-level context menu library to replace the browser’s right-click menu.
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.