Using ThemeBuilder you can add a fully customisable dropdown to the menu items in the header area of Confluence. The Browse dropdown menu is a feature regularly reported as missed by users after migration to Confluence 5, so this tutorial will add a version of that menu. The menu includes links to:
Copy and paste this code into the new 'browsemenu' panel, and 'Apply' the changes.
In the 'header' panel you will import your menu as the first menu item in the header left hand menu.
Find the line <ul class="aui-nav"> and add this code to import the 'browsemenu' panel. 'Apply' the changes.
The code should look like this.
An issue with icons showing in the menu, even when set to false in the macro, is being investigated. If you have this problem use this style rule in the ThemeBuilder CSS to hide the icons:
You can customise this menu to add or remove as many menu items as you want. See Menu - Web Item macro for more details.
Because the menu is using the ThemeBuilder web section macro to create the menu items it should be Confluence permissions aware.