Navigation is the backbone of any website. And this is one of the things that make that first impression on a visitor. And also, this is the element of your website or blog which is the most used by any visitor.
The conclusion is that the navigation bar should be approached with great care. jQuery plugins are more than suited for the task. Here are some brilliant examples of jQuery based menus and the tutorials to make them.
Animated Menus Using jQuery
How to create an animated menu (very similar to dragoninteractive.com menu). It’s a pretty well designed site.
Outside the Box
Just about every website uses the regular navigation concepts we’re all used to. After awhile this can get pretty boring, especially for designers who thrive on creativity. While mimicking the OS X dock and stacks isn’t new, it’s certainly not common.
Create a Cool Animated Navigation with CSS and jQuery
Smooth Animated Menu with jQuery
Ever seen some excellent jQuery navigation that left you wanting to make one of your own? Today we’ll aim to do just that by building a menu and animate it with some smooth effects.
Color Fading Menu with jQuery
How to perform colour and image merging. We will be using jQuery and the jQuery Colour plugin.
MenuMatic is a MooTools 1.2 class that takes a sematic ordered or unordered list of links and turns it into a dynamic drop down menu system.
This is yet another accordion script, except you don’t have to click to open one item, you just move your mouse over it.
Vertical Scroll Menu with jQuery Tutorial
The loooooooong animated JS menu.
Sexy Drop Down Menu w/ jQuery & CSS
Studies show that top navigations tend to get the most visual attention when a user first visits a site. Having organized and intuitive navigation is crucial — and while most drop down menus may look aesthetically pleasing, developing them to degrade gracefully is also essential.
LavaLamp for jQuery lovers!
Create Bounce out Vertical menu with jQuery
Make a simple bounce out vertical menu with the help of little bit css3 and jquery framework. Beautiful navigation menu can distinguish your website from the crowd of creative navigations.
Vertical Sliding jQuery Menu
How to create a sliding menu button using jquery. You can see the effect in action over on the PSDtuts webpage in the top right hand corner.
The Fanciest Dropdown Menu You Ever Saw
Web designers and developers find themselves creating dropdown menus over and over. I’ve drilled dropdown menu production to a science.
jQuery Tabbed Interface / Tabbed Structure Menu Tutorial
Nowadays, a lot of websites are using tab based content as a way to save spaces in a webpage. I have seen a lot of WordPress websites using a tabbed interface for its category, posts, comments and random posts content.
Image Menu with jQuery
Imagemenu sliding effect is really cool and that it would be nice if it worked with jQuery. Introducing a Mootools image menu ported to Jquery.
jQuery RSS Feed Menus
When feeds became popular, it worked to have one icon on your site to point your readers to your RSS or Atom feeds. As feeds are more prevalent in blogs and websites abroad, the presence of multiple feeds abounds.