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 key — and while most drop down menus may look aesthetically pleasing, developing them to degrade gracefully is also essential. In this tutorial I would like to go over how to create a sexy drop down menu that can also degrade gracefully.
Before we start, you need to have basic idea of what AJAX is, if you need to you can read my Introduction to AJAX post. Also, this time instead of creating all functions by myself i used advAJAX, it is lite (only 15kB) and very easy to use AJAX framework, created by Polish web developer who goes by the name Anakin. You can download it here. Full english documentation can be found here. Read more…