Join Bill Weinman for an in-depth discussion in this video Formatting menu navigation, part of Creating Dynamic Menus.
So now we are going to format the menu, and we are going to do the actual…formatting of it for look and feel, and we will do the positioning of it in another movie.…So we are going to start by copying this start_nav and renaming it to main.css,…and you'll notice that our homepage here has no formatting, because there was no…main.css when we loaded that.…I go ahead and hit the Reload button up here in Firefox.…We will see that we now have the layout just as we left it off at the end of the home movie.…
So I'll go ahead and open this in my editor.…This is the BBEdit on a Macintosh, and scroll down here to the section we…are going to be working on, which is the menu section right after the…menuHome paragraph.…And the first thing we are going to do is we are going to come down here and…remove this padding-right:…30 px, which we are not going to use anymore.…This will get in our way a little bit later.…So I want to get it out of the way right now.…What this says is from the original design, which is the text menu, this gave…
- Creating and formatting menus with CSS
- Establishing positioning for a menu
- Exploring configuration variables for any menu
Skill Level Intermediate
A: To make the dynamic menus degrade nicely, make sure that the pages linked to in the "top" of each menu have sufficient navigation available for that section of the site.