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Dmenu Key Js Dhtml Pull Down Navigation Menus


High Performance
  • AJAX menu loading - loads web menu data from the server "on-the-fly".
  • Commonly loads quicker than other html page elements
  • UL/LI items structure
  • Runs well with an unlimited number of submenus and items
  • Full cross-browser compatibility including IE, Netscape, Mozilla, Opera, Firefox, Konqueror and Safari on Windows, Mac OS and Linux
  • Menu can be populated from a database using ASP, PHP, etc.
  • Search engine friendly
  • Support for any doctypes
  • Fits for secure sites
  • Section 508 compliant
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Easy Setup
  • De Luxe Tuner. GUI interface to create your dmenu key js menus easily and in no time
  • Sensible menu parameters for manual editing
Professional Look-n-feel
  • Entirely customizable look-n-feel
  • A lot of pre-designed dmenu key js samples
  • Hundreds of visual effects
  • Custom CSS styles can be applied for all menu settings
Cost Effective

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Javascript Menu. DHTML Menu.

  • Use images for backgrounds of submenus and items, icons, arrows. Using web images you can create menus completely based on graphics.
  • Design both horizontal and vertical menus and submenus with any amount of menus on a single page.
  • Place any HTML code inside the menu item - be it a flash-object, form, picture, or text. This ability lets you to build various menus of any complexity.
  • Submenus can be shown in 4 ways: - From left to right and also from left to right + upwards. - From right to left and also from right to left + upwards (e.g. for right-to-left languages).

Recent Questions

Q: You have been great help, but this will not work for me. All I want is the dropdown menu javascript I have attached to have these colors on the seperate top items. I just cannot make the software work . As soon as I get this done I promise to leave you alone

#0000ff Find Out Who We Are
#FF00FF Apply for a Fellowship
#00ffff Fellow'sCorner
#00ff00 Enroll in a Course
#FFFF00 Engage in a Discussion
#FF0000 Read the Bulletin

A: You should create 6 Individual Styles and assign them to you topitems.

  var itemStyles = [
["itemBackColor=#0000ff,#0000ff","showByClick=0"], //style 0
["itemBackColor=#FF00FF,#FF00FF","showByClick=0"], //style 1
["itemBackColor=#00ffff,#00ffff","showByClick=0"], //style 2
["itemBackColor=#00ff00,#00ff00","showByClick=0"], //style 3
["itemBackColor=#FFFF00,#FFFF00","showByClick=0"], //style 4
["itemBackColor=#FF0000,#FF0000","showByClick=0"], //style 5

["Find out Who we are","", "", "", "", "", "0", "0", "", "", "", ], //style 0
["Apply For Fellowship","", "", "", "", "_blank", "1", "", "", "", "", ], //style 1
["Fellows Corner","", "", "", "", "", "2", "", "", "", "", ], //style 2
["Enroll in a course","", "", "", "", "", "3", "", "", "", "", ], //style 3
["Engage in a discussion","", "", "", "", "", "4", "", "", "", "", ], //style 4
["Read The Bulletin","", "", "", "", "", "5", "", "", "", "", ], //style 5

You can also set
  var itemSpacing=0;
to delete spacing around the dropdown menu javascript.

Q: Is it possible set a menu item to pressed when a page is loaded when you have multiple drop down menus on the page?  

I have 2 menus side by side and I was able to set the pressed item with the JavaScript API as described in your FAQs but when I try to show an item as pressed  in a second menu on the same page, the corresponding item in the first menu shows as pressed. Is there a different function that I can use for this or a way to reset the menu ID in the second menu to start from where the first menu left off so I can use the same function?

A: See the first parameter in
dm_ext_setPressedItem (menuInd, submenuInd, itemInd, recursion)
function is index of the menu.

So, if you use several menus on the one page you should use differentmenuInd parameter.

For example you have:

<script type="text/javascript" src="menu/data1.js"></script> //menuInd=0
<script type="text/javascript" src="menu/data2.js"></script> //menuInd=1
<script type="text/javascript" src="menu/data3.js"></script> //menuInd=2
<script type="text/javascript" src="menu/data4.js"></script> //menuInd=3

So, for the second menu you should write:

dm_ext_setPressedItem (1, 2, 5)

Q: One question. I'm working on my site and I'm wondering why the background images disappear for a while after hovering over them, then reappear after a while.
Can you tell me how to stop this from happening?

A: ow you have such parameter:

  var itemBackColor=["#FFFFFF","#4792E6"];

The second color is the mouseover background color.

Q: Can data be loaded dynamically in the free drop down menu? For example, can you load the child of a node once the node is clicked on.

A: You can use AJAX like technology.

You may generate a menu from a database or XML using any server-side script, e.g., PHP, ASP, VB, etc.However, these scripts don't work inside of Javascript .js files, so, you should move parameters of a menu from a .js file into an html-page, e.g.:

<!-- Deluxe Menu -->
<noscript><a href="">Javascript Menu by</a></noscript>
<script type="text/javascript">  var dmWorkPath = "menudir/";</script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="menudir/dmenu.js"></script>

<script type="text/javascript" language="JavaScript1.2">
// and describe parameters of a menu
  var parameter1=value1;
  var parameter2=value2;

  var menuItems = [
// here you generate items using server-side scripts (php, asp, vb, etc.)

The example of the menu working with PHP/MYSQL you can find here: