6 years, 10 months ago. and yes due to some restrictions, we have to use IE8), parts of the menu get hidden. Links in dropdown options. T he advantage of a drop-down menu, compared to radio buttons or check boxes, is that it takes up less space. Filtering and searching drop-down lists. Here is my html, what am I doing wrong. js is a jQuery plugin for creating highly customizable drop down menus triggerable by various mouse events. I create a Destination for each page or page view that I want to link to, and then create the drop-down menus to link to the destination. I have tried another site I use (Vision Express) and the drop down menu works perfectly well. The second function is called when they mouse out.