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How to Create a Responsive Navigation

How to Create a Responsive Navigation
One of the trickiest parts to be responsified on a website is “the Navigation”, this part is really important for the website accessibility, as this is one of the ways visitors jump over the web pages. There are actually many ways to create responsive web site navigation and even some jQuery plugins are available to do it in a second. However, rather than applying an instant solution, in this post, we are going to walk you through on how to build a simple navigation from the ground and using the CSS3 media queries and a little jQuery to display it in a small screen size like the smartphones properly. So, let’s just get started. First of all, let’s add the meta viewport inside the head tag. …and then add the following snippet as the navigation markup inside the body tag. As you can see above, we have six primary menu links and added one more link after them. Further reading: Don’t forget the viewport meta tag. Styles In this section, we start styling the navigation. Media Queries Conclusion Related:  Responsive DesignResponsivejavascript

Les Media Queries CSS3 La spécification CSS3 Media Queries définit les techniques pour l'application de feuilles de styles en fonction des périphériques de consultation utilisés pour du HTML. On nomme également cette pratique Responsive Web Design, pour dénoter qu'il s'agit d'adapter dynamiquement le design à l'aide de CSS. Ces bonnes pratiques permettent d'exploiter encore plus les avantages de la séparation du contenu et de la présentation : l'intérêt est de pouvoir satisfaire des contraintes de dimensions, de résolutions et d'autres critères variés pour améliorer l'apparence graphique et la lisibilité (voire l'utilisabilité) d'un site web. Approche historique Avec CSS2 et HTML4, il était déjà possible de spécifier un média de destination pour l'application d'une ou plusieurs feuilles de style. <! L'attribut media peut prendre (depuis CSS2) les valeurs suivantes : screen Écrans handheld Périphériques mobiles ou de petite taille print Impression aural (CSS 2.0) / speech (CSS 2.1) Synthèses vocales braille Plages braille

mattkersley/Responsive-Menu Building a Responsive, Mobile-First Navigation Menu This tutorial will demonstrate how to develop a rather complex responsive navigation menu using the “ Mobile-First Approach “. The aim is to present mobile users with a pseudo-native, touch-conducive and interactive interface that enables them to navigate the website with ease. Tablet users will be presented with an appropriately-sized navigation whilst desktop users will be presented with a glorious drop-down navigation menu. The whole point of the practice of web design is to present appropriate user interfaces that feel native to the users’ environment. I have written a hands-on tutorial using the Progressive Enhancement technique regarding the design and development of a “ Bulletproof Navigation Menu ” that works across all major browsers. Demonstration Responsive Navigation Menu – Click to Open Demonstration Mobile-first approach for development. If you are keen on trying out the demonstration in your mobile device, use this shortlink: Prerequisites The Markup <!

Hayden Mills | 60+ Responsive Navigation Bar Menu Tutorials, Examples, and Demos (CSS, jQuery, JavaScript) | Student at Indiana University | Web Developer February 21, 2014 Lately, I have been really intrigued by responsive navigation bars. I did some extensive research and came up with a list of 60 plus responsive navigation bar tutorials, examples, and demos from all across the Internet. 1. Tutorial: Demo: 2. Tutorial: Demo: 3. Tutorial: Demo: 4. Tutorial: Demo: N/A 5. Tutorial: Demo: 6. 7. Tutorial: 9. 10. 11.

SlickNav - Responsive Mobile Menu Plugin for jQuery La méthode matchMedia ou les Media Queries pour JavaScript Vous connaissez certainement les Media Queries CSS. Celles-ci permettent d'adapter les instructions de style appliquées à un document HTML, en fonction de nombreux critères (résolution de l'écran, dimensions, périphérique de sortie). C'est la technique la plus souple et la plus utilisée actuellement pour ajuster dynamiquement l'affichage et obtenir un rendu graphique différent sur écrans classiques, mobiles, tablettes, et autres moyens d'accéder au web. Avec matchMedia(), les mêmes capacités de détection sont rendues disponibles en JavaScript. C'est une méthode qui dépend de l'objet window (la fenêtre du navigateur) et qui prend en argument une chaîne de texte contenant l'expression à tester, pour retourner true ou false via sa propriété matches. <script>if (window.matchMedia("(min-width: 600px)").matches) { } else { } </script> Voir la démonstration n°1 Si l'on examine de plus près l'objet retourné dans une console JavaScript... Voir la démonstration n°2 Voir la démonstration n°3

Coding a Responsive Resume in HTML5/CSS3 Almost everybody in the business section has created a resume at some point. When working as a freelancer you are always vying to land new projects. Because of this transitory work cycle it helps to offer potential clients a brief peek into your past experience. And what a better opportunity than offering your professional resume online? In this tutorial I want to demonstrate how we can build a responsive single-page resume layout. Building the Document I’m starting the webpage with an HTML5 doctype and standard meta elements. The meta viewport tag is crucial for getting the responsive technique to work on smartphones. I have also setup a small IE conditional which includes some open source scripts for legacy browsers. Main Content Blocks The whole document is wrapped in a div with many various block sections inside. As you resize the page these block elements fall beneath each other gracefully. Before we jump into detailed CSS I want to explain more about the use of microdata.

Create WordPress Menus - The Ultimate Guide WordPress had been using the conceptual term ‘menu’ as a mysterious feature until version 3.0. Presenting the new customization admin options back then revealed a whole new world for developers and users to tune up their themes and easily modify the standard navigation – horizontal or vertical components. If you want to squeeze the juice out of your menus, check out that Ultimate Guide to WordPress Menus! What makes WordPress 3.0 menus so fancy? Since version 3.0, WordPress supports custom menu alterations. When you login to your admin panel and reach the Dashboard, navigate to the Appearance tab and there you will find the Menus section: I do have menus with my standard install as well, don’t I? Most themes (including the default WordPress 3.0 Twenty Ten theme and the Twenty Eleven theme to be released in WordPress 3.2) support navigation menus. How to enable custom menus in my theme? This would bond your theme to the core functionality for custom menus. What could I do with my menus?