10 incredible JQuery navigation menus

JQuery is a lightweight, cross-browser compliant, and extremely powerful Javascript framework. Among lots of other things, it can help you building gorgeous and usable navigation menus. In this article, I have selected 10 of the best JQuery menu available.

Animated Drop Down menu with JQuery

A DropDrown menu is often a good choice when you have many items to display. In such cases, what about animating it?

iPod style menu

The iPhone is indeed a very good example of minimalistic, but great looking, design. This article will teach you how you can easily achieve the same effect on any website, using the power of JQuery.


Superfish – jQuery menu plugin

Superfish is a JQuery plugin especially dedicated to menus. It allows many improvement from what you can achieve with HTML and CSS as such as hover support for IE6, animations, keyboard accessibility and more.


Lavalamp for JQuery lovers

Lavalamp is a simple, ready to use JQuery plugin which allow you to create a stunning effect over your horizontal navigation bars. Nice to see, easy to implement.


How to make a smooth animated menu with JQuery

A very nice tutorial to learn to create a very nice and artistic effect for your websites.


Navigation effect using JQuery

Another “Great to read, Simple to implement” JQuery tutorial. Its purpose is to teach you recreating MooTools homepage menu…using JQuery!

Animated JQuery menu

Among other things, JQuery is very useful for an easy manipulation of the CSS background-position property. This tutorial is a perfect example to illustrate that possibility.
Althought this menu is not, in my opinion, the best looking of this article, it has always be a client’s favorite.


How to create a vertical sliding JQuery menu

Like the dropdown menu that you can see at the top of most Envato sites? If yes, this tutorial will allow you to learn how to create a similar kind of menu. Your clients will love it, there’s no doubt about it. And even better, the tutorial will also teach you how to design that kind of menu using Photoshop.

Apple menu, improved

Who doesn’t like the look and feel of the Apple website? One year ago, we released a nice tutorial to help you recreating Apple’s website menu.
This new tutorial, provided by Kriesi.at, will teach you how to recreate Apple’s menu, and even better, how to enhance it it using JQuery.


Using jQuery for Background Image Animations

I already talked about how great JQuery is for animating background using the background-position CSS property. This article is very great to improve your skills in that domain.


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