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  1. #1
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    Navigation Bar

    I am new at HTML programming and would like to know how to build a Navigation bar on the side of my webpage. I have always worked directly with the HTML tags and want to Know the tag that would create a link to words on the same page. Please help!

  2. #2
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    Basically, a nav side bar is just a list of <a> anchors in a <div> separated by <br> line breaks:

    <div class="left-bar">
    <a href="p1.html">First option</a><br>
    <a href="p2.html">Second option</a>
    </div>

    Some people prefer to embed the anchors in an unordered list (with the bullets suppressed), A fuller example:

    <!DOCTYPE html>
    <head>
    <title>example</title>
    <style>
    body {
    width: 800px;
    margin: 0 auto;
    }
    #left-bar {
    width:120px;
    float:left;
    }
    #body-text {
    width:680px;
    float:right;
    }
    .no-marker {
    list-style-type:none;
    }
    </style>
    </head>
    <body>
    <div id="left-bar">
    <ul class="no-marker">
    <li><a href="p1.html">First option</a></li>
    <li><a href="p2.html">Second option</a></li>
    </ul>
    </div>
    <div id="body-text">
    <p>
    Main body text goes here...
    </p>
    </div>
    </body>
    </html>

    Oh, and to link to an item on the same page, just link to the ID. E.g. Instead of:

    href="p1.html"

    use:

    href="#body-text"
    Last edited by jedaisoul; 02-21-2013 at 09:01 AM.

  3. #3
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    thank you so much that helps a lot!

  4. #4
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    Quote Originally Posted by jedaisoul View Post
    Basically, a nav side bar is just a list of <a> anchors in a <div> separated by <br> line breaks:

    <div class="left-bar">
    <a href="p1.html">First option</a><br>
    <a href="p2.html">Second option</a>
    </div>

    Some people prefer to embed the anchors in an unordered list (with the bullets suppressed), A fuller example:

    <!DOCTYPE html>
    <head>
    <title>example</title>
    <style>
    body {
    width: 800px;
    margin: 0 auto;
    }
    #left-bar {
    width:120px;
    float:left;
    }
    #body-text {
    width:680px;
    float:right;
    }
    .no-marker {
    list-style-type:none;
    }
    </style>
    </head>
    <body>
    <div id="left-bar">
    <ul class="no-marker">
    <li><a href="p1.html">First option</a></li>
    <li><a href="p2.html">Second option</a></li>
    </ul>
    </div>
    <div id="body-text">
    <p>
    Main body text goes here...
    </p>
    </div>
    </body>
    </html>

    Oh, and to link to an item on the same page, just link to the ID. E.g. Instead of:

    href="p1.html"

    use:

    href="#body-text"
    Great, thanks!

  5. #5
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    I know this has been already been answered, but here's how I was taught in one of my college class a while back on navigation.

    HTML Code:
    <div id="nav">
         <ul>
               <li><a href="content.php">Edit CMS Content</a></li>
               <li><a href="picture.php">Edit Picture(s)</a></li>
               <li><a href="new_user.php">Add New User</a></li>              
               <li><a href="logout.php">Logout</a></li>
         </ul>
    </div>
    Here's my css styling for the navigation menu that I put in a separate file:
    <link href="stylesheets/public.css" media="all" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" />

    Code:
    #nav {
    	float: left;
    	width: 300px;
    	height: 230px;
    	-moz-border-radius: 15px;
    	border-radius: 15px;
    	background-color: rgb(156, 233, 194);
    	padding: 0px;
    	margin: 0px;	
    }
    
    #nav ul {
    	list-style: none;
    	list-style-position: outside;
    	list-style-image: none;
    	padding: 0px;
    	margin: 0px;	
    }
    
    #nav ul li {
    	padding: 0px;
    	margin: 10px 0px 0px 24px;	
    }
    
    #nav ul li a {
    	float: left;
    	display: block;
    	width: 240px;
    	height: 50px;
    	background-color: rgb(8, 147, 202);
    	border-bottom: 1px solid #fff;
    	font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;
    		font-size: 1.4em;
    		line-height: 50px;
    		color: #041036;
    		font-weight: bold;
    		text-decoration: none;
    	padding: 0px 0px 0px 10px;
    	margin: 0px;		
    }
    
    #nav ul li a:hover {
    	color: #fff;
    	background-color: rgb(169, 24, 53);	
    }
    I think of it as staircase that is going a person is going down, by this I mean the following:

    nav
    nav ul
    nav ul li
    nav ul li a
    nav ul li a:hover

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