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Blue Blocks Menu

Author: Mark Newhouse- Taming Lists

This is an attractive "blocks" CSS menu with an accompanying hover effect. We added some changes of our own to the CSS to create a consistent menu width across browsers.

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Date Posted: 05/07/2006

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How do I position the menu on the page? I'm using Dreamweaver 8, but the CSS menu does not show in DW. What if I want to position text to the right of the menu?
Posted by Gary Kopycinski on 05/24, 09:45 AM
Hello Gary,

In DW8, go to Edit, Preferences, and check some of the Invisible Elements. I'm using DW as well and the menu is showing for editing. I use the 'split' view on it, so I can change layout and code at the same time. To position the menu, you can play with the '#blueblock' css id, like for example, adding a 'position:absolute' and some 'left:xx; top:xx' styles, or you can use <tables> and put the menu on a <td> to the left and the text on a <td> to the right.
Posted by Leandro MuTLY Barbosa on 05/26, 10:30 AM
I'm changing left side menu buttons under an existing CSS form page and would like to keep the header portions of that style sheet. Can I run this CSS only, for my menu bar and keep the existing CSS format for the rest o the page?

PS-Great site here! :)
Posted by Peter Thompson on 07/02, 04:43 AM
Hi there, I wanted to ask if this menu could be converted into a horisontal one , because i like the colours and the hover style , but I'm not really into vertical menus..
So.. can it be done or not ?
Posted by Mitko on 07/06, 10:40 AM
Is it possible to have another tutorial teaching how to make this CSS into a dropdown menu? Looks kind of nice if it's a dropdown menu
Posted by Benjamin on 08/07, 10:19 AM
Best Menu! Thanks you! Very coool!
Posted by Speedy on 09/06, 07:16 AM
I have used it.. Thanks for the code !
Posted by seo tools on 09/12, 04:17 PM
Hi there, this CSS menu is excellent! Thanks a lot !
Posted by John on 09/17, 06:53 AM
How do I make each button when sected light up with a different colour?

Thanks,
Posted by Zane Andrew Saxton on 10/04, 05:46 PM
On IE6, there are two 'oddments' - text align is centered, and the right most blocks are missing - any fixes? Works perfectly on FF
Posted by Rhys on 10/13, 11:44 AM

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