Excellent jQuery CSS Animated Navigation Menu Tutorials

The navigation bar in a website is one of the most used sections of a website. You visitors use it in order to go to order sections and come back to the home page.

This is why you have to make sure for the navigation menu to be easy to use and not confusing for your visitors. The second thing you would have to go over in navigation menus is their design.

Now it shouldn’t be a fancy design but at the same time it has to be pleasing for the eye and easy to find. With the help of Javascript and jQuery you can work on different designs of the navigation menu of your website. This article features a collection of jQuery tutorials for animated navigation menus.

The important thing is not to overdo it. Animated menus might seem annoying if you make them too complicated. Simple is neat and you should think about that when designing your website, especially the navigation bar.

jQuery CSS Animated Navigation Menu Tutorials

Using jQuery for Background Image Animations

Fading Menu – Replacing Content

Create Vimeo-like top navigation

Sexy Drop Down Menu w/ jQuery & CSS

Create an apple style menu and improve it via jQuery

Animated Menus Using jQuery

Animated Jquery Image Menu

Lava Lamp for Jquery Lovers

Create a Cool Animated Navigation with CSS and jQuery

How to Make a Smooth Animated Menu with jQuery

Vertical Scroll Menu with jQuery Tutorial

iPod-style Drilldown and Flyout Menu

Beautiful Slide Out Navigation

JQuery/CSS Dock Menu

How To Create A ‘Mootools Homepage’ Inspired Navigation Effect Using jQuery

CSS Sprites2 – It’s JavaScript Time

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  1. Fraser Boag Apr 12, 2:28 am

    Nice selection of tutorials there. jQuery can certainly do wonderful things.

  2. eugeneK Apr 12, 10:26 am

    Nice collection you’ve got here. My favs are “Animated Navigation with CSS & jQuery” and “jQuery LavaLamp”…


  3. Todd Skinner Aug 5, 4:42 pm

    Used both Mootools and Jquery javascript, added a couple of these plugins to my marketing, branding site. Created a great OSX effect, very well thought out CSS, extremely flexible and customizable. Here is an example.


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