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10-15-2009, 01:42 PM

I am using following code for accordion menu.
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml2/DTD/xhtml1-strict.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xml:lang="en">


<script type="text/javascript" src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.3.2/jquery.min.js"></script>

<script type="text/javascript" src="ddaccordion.js">

* Accordion Content script- (c) Dynamic Drive DHTML code library (www.dynamicdrive.com)
* Visit http://www.dynamicDrive.com for hundreds of DHTML scripts
* This notice must stay intact for legal use


<script type="text/javascript">

headerclass: "submenuheader", //Shared CSS class name of headers group
contentclass: "submenu", //Shared CSS class name of contents group
revealtype: "click", //Reveal content when user clicks or onmouseover the header? Valid value: "click", "clickgo", or "mouseover"
mouseoverdelay: 200, //if revealtype="mouseover", set delay in milliseconds before header expands onMouseover
collapseprev: true, //Collapse previous content (so only one open at any time)? true/false
defaultexpanded: [], //index of content(s) open by default [index1, index2, etc] [] denotes no content
onemustopen: false, //Specify whether at least one header should be open always (so never all headers closed)
animatedefault: false, //Should contents open by default be animated into view?
persiststate: true, //persist state of opened contents within browser session?
toggleclass: ["", ""], //Two CSS classes to be applied to the header when it's collapsed and expanded, respectively ["class1", "class2"]
togglehtml: ["suffix", "<img src='plus.gif' class='statusicon' />", "<img src='minus.gif' class='statusicon' />"], //Additional HTML added to the header when it's collapsed and expanded, respectively ["position", "html1", "html2"] (see docs)
animatespeed: "fast", //speed of animation: integer in milliseconds (ie: 200), or keywords "fast", "normal", or "slow"
oninit:function(headers, expandedindices){ //custom code to run when headers have initalized
//do nothing
onopenclose:function(header, index, state, isuseractivated){ //custom code to run whenever a header is opened or closed
//do nothing


<style type="text/css">

margin: 5px 0;
padding: 0;
width: 268px; /*width of menu*/
border: 0px solid #000;
border-bottom-width: 0;

.glossymenu a.menuitem{
background: pink url(glossyback.gif) repeat-x bottom left;
font: bold 14px "Lucida Grande", "Trebuchet MS", Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif;
color: white;
display: block;
position: relative; /*To help in the anchoring of the ".statusicon" icon image*/
width: auto;
padding: 4px 0;
padding-left: 10px;
text-decoration: none;

.glossymenu a.menuitem:visited, .glossymenu .menuitem:active{
color: white;

.glossymenu a.menuitem .statusicon{ /*CSS for icon image that gets dynamically added to headers*/
position: absolute;
top: 5px;
right: 5px;
border: none;

.glossymenu a.menuitem:hover{
background-image: url(glossyback2.gif);

.glossymenu div.submenu{ /*DIV that contains each sub menu*/
background: white;

.glossymenu div.submenu ul{ /*UL of each sub menu*/
list-style-type: none;
margin: 0;
padding: 0;

.glossymenu div.submenu ul li{
border-bottom: 1px solid blue;

.glossymenu div.submenu ul li a{
display: block;
font: normal 13px "Lucida Grande", "Trebuchet MS", Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif;
color: black;
text-decoration: none;
padding: 2px 0;
padding-left: 10px;

.glossymenu div.submenu ul li a:hover{
background: #8FD3D3;
colorz: white;




<div class="glossymenu">

<a class="menuitem submenuheader" href="#" >Electronics</a>
<div class="submenu">
<li><a href="#">Horizontal CSS Menus</a></li>
<li><a href="#">Vertical CSS Menus</a></li>
<li><a href="#">Image CSS</a></li>
<li><a href="#">Form CSS</a></li>
<li><a href="#">DIVs and containers</a></li>
<li><a href="#">Links & Buttons</a></li>
<li><a href="#">Other</a></li>
<li><a href="#">Browse All</a></li>
<a class="menuitem" href="#">Kitchen & Home</a>
<a class="menuitem" href="#">Textiles & Clothes</a>
<a class="menuitem submenuheader" href="#">Bags</a>
<div class="submenu">
<li><a href="#">CSS Gallery</a></li>
<li><a href="#">Menu Gallery</a></li>
<li><a href="#">Web Design News</a></li>
<li><a href="#">CSS Examples</a></li>
<li><a href="#">CSS Compressor</a></li>
<li><a href="#">CSS Forums</a></li>



How can i use it as multi level, i tried but it does not work.
Please help me.
its urgent.

10-16-2009, 04:15 PM
The structure for multi-level unordered list menus is generally as follows:

<li>Child 1</li>
<li>Child 2
<li>Grandchild 1</li>
<li>Grandchild 2</li>