Verticle Sliding Submenu by Deluxe-Menu.com
Verticle Sliding Submenu

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Verticle Sliding Submenu Dhtml Drop Down Menus Tutorial

Features

Cost Effective
Easy Setup
  • De Luxe Tuner. GUI interface to create your verticle sliding submenu menus easily and in no time
  • Sensible menu parameters for manual editing
Mouseover Menu Scripts Verticle Sliding Submenu
Compatibility              
  • 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
Unrivalled Features
  • Scrollable, dragable, floating, right-click menus
  • Keyboard navigation - press Ctrl+F2 to enter the menu
  • Unique Java Script API for altering menu "on-the-fly", without page reloading
  • AJAX technology - loads menu data from the server "on-fly and on-demand".
  • Search feature - add the search area in the menu and type symbols. The found words will be higlighted.
  • Sound support!
Professional Look-n-feel
  • Entirely customizable look-n-feel
  • A lot of pre-designed verticle sliding submenu samples
  • Hundreds of visual effects
  • Custom CSS styles can be applied for all menu settings



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Javascript Menu. DHTML Menu.

  • Submenus drop down over all the objects of the page (select, flash, object, embed, applet). If for some reasons a submenu can't drop down over an object, the latter will be hidden for a time when the submenu is shown.
  • These effects will make your menu more attractive and stylish. You can cast a shadow on the menu and submenus, set transparency. Among available transitional effects there are such as fade, mosaic, random dissolve, slide out and many others.
  • Create individual styles and assign them to any submenu and item. Use individual styles to achieve stunning effects!

Recent Questions

Q: Our requirement is to design a website using Cross Frame Menu ,
in allcombinations like Horizontal Menu with sub menus Vertical Menu with sub menus
Let me know the necessary information to create Cross Frame Menu using your side dropdown menu..


A: See how should you create cross frame menu:

1. To initialize the cross frame menu call dm_initFrame()
function instead of standard dm_init() function within data.js file:

dm_initFrame(framesetID, mainFrameInd, subFrameInd, orientation);

framesetID - id attribute of the frameset;
mainFrameInd - index of the main frame (where the top-menu is placed), >=0;
subFrameInd - index of the subframe (where the submenus will be shown), >=0;
orientation - frame orientaion: 0 - top-to-bottom, 1 - left-to-right; 2 - bottom-to-top; 3 - right-to-left.

So you should create your menu in Deluxe Tuner, save it.
Create html file with your frame set.

Set ID for the first frameset:
<FRAMESET id=frmSet rows=220,*>
<FRAME id=frame1 src="Deluxe Menu Samples_files/cross-frame-horizontal-1.htm"> //menu frame
<FRAME id=frame2 name=frame2 src="Deluxe Menu Samples_files/testlink.htm"> //content frame
</FRAMESET>

Then you should open your data file in any text editor and change
dm_init(); for example to dm_initFrame("frmSet", 0, 1, 0);

You'll find more info here:
http://deluxe-menu.com/cross-frame-mode-sample.html



Q: I have downloaded the trial version of your software and would like to know if it is possible to expand the submenu when clicking on the text of the menu option? As far as I can find the only way to expand the the submenu is to click on the + icon before the menu text.

+ "Menu Option"

I would like to click on the words menu option to expand the submenu

+ "Menu Option"
   + Option 1
   + Option 2
     Option 3
     Option 4

A: You should set the following parameter:

  var texpandItemClick=1;



Q: I need to be able to highlight the selected menu en dhtml item of the Deluxe Menu.

A: Deluxe Menu has only two states normal and mouseover.

Try to do the following things:

- delete   var pressedItem=1; parameter from your menu en dhtml data file
- set correct parameter on each page before you call data file, forexample:

<noscript><a href="http://deluxe-menu.com">Javascript Menu by Deluxe-Menu.com</a></noscript>
<script type="text/javascript">  var dmWorkPath = "menudir/";</script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="menudir/dmenu.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript">  var pressedItem=3;</script>
...
<script type="text/javascript" src="menudir/data.js"></script>

You can also set a pressed item using Javascript API:

function dm_ext_setPressedItem (menuInd, submenuInd, itemInd, recursion)

Sets a current pressed item.
menuInd - index of a menu on a page, >= 0.
submenuInd - index of a submenu, >= 0.
itemInd - index of an item, >=0.
recursion = true/false - highlight parent items.

But notice, to use dm_ext_setPressedItem() you should know ID of selected item and subitem.
You can't get this ID after you reload your page. That is why you should write your own code on PHP.



Q: I couldn't understand where to put copied SE Friendly code for the dhtml top menu.

A: You should generate search engine friendly code and install it on yourpage in the beginning of the BODY tag.

Deluxe Menu is a search engine friendly menu since v1.12.
To create a search engine friendly menu you should add additional html code within your html page:

<div id="dmlinks">
<a href="http://deluxe-menu.com">menu_item_text1</a>
<a href="http://deluxe-tree.com">menu_item_text2</a>
...etc.
</div>

To generate such a code use Deluxe Tuner application.

Run Tuner, load your menu and click Tools/Generate SE-friendly Code (F3).