Jan 14

Preview Setup: optimize the menu design process!

Preview Setup is a useful setting in Sothink DHTML Menu, which can help users to better design and preview the menu in time. This setup dialog is quite useful in menu creating process, especially for those who want menu to suit the layout and background color of the web page.

Enter “Preview > Preview Setup” to configure the preview setting.

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Jan 06

How to Perfect the Layout of Your DHTML Menu?

After you create a JavaScript Web Menu by Sothink DHTML Menu, you may want to know its exact size, including width & height, and then modify it. Sometimes you may also want to find out the X position and Y position of the menu after the menu is published to the webpage. Here comes an easy built-in tool for you to make it — Ruler!

This function can layout your menu perfectly, which makes the whole menu and each menu item get the precise size. So it is convenient for you to configure the background image of menu item; the position of menu and its popup items can also be set separately as well.

You can also set the “Page Margin” in Preview Setup to position the menu in your webpage more precisely.

Ruler helps to perfect the layout of the menu
The current coordinates of the mouse show as X 132 and Y 2 in the right bottom of the state bar.

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Dec 24

How to Create a Rounded Corner Menu?

One of our readers recently asked about how to create a rounded corner style menu. Rounded corner menu looks nice. Well, here is a quick way -using Sothink DHTML Menu 9.0, a professional DHTML Menu maker. This program supports setting menu item with rounded corner, so we can create a menu with rounded corner style.

Below is a sample of rounded corner menu, which is produced by Sothink DHTML Menu. It totally imitates the old menu style of Amazon.com.

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To create a rounded menu, we should choose “Menu Item – Background” in the tasks panel. In the property panel, you can set the background of the menu item as rounded corner image in the Background Library.

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Nov 21

How to Create a Tab Menu by Sothink DHTML Menu?


What is tab menu? Well, tab menu is a menu type that displays main menu items as tabs. The tab menu created by Sothink DHTML Menu is a standard compliant, 2 level tab menu. Sub menu items are displayed on a line below when you move your mouse over or clicking a main menu item. Now with Sothink DHTML Menu, you can create tab menus in minutes, just like Amazon’s menu tabs with their nice rounded corners!

Visual Tutorial: How to Create a Tab Menu by Sothink DHTML Menu>>

Nov 12

Sothink DHTML Menu 9.0 is released!

 

Sothink DHTML Menu 9

File size: 5.94 MB
Build number: 81111
Release date: 12th November, 2008

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For those who are longing for the new version of Sothink DHTML Menu for a long time, here is a GOOD NEWS:  Sothink DHTML Menu 9 is finally released today! Let’s take a look at some of its new features:

  • Tab Menu is supported. It is a menu type which displays main menu items as tabs. The sub menu items are displayed on a line below when moving the mouse over or clicking a main menu item
  • Support setting background with rounded corner. Users can choose background images in Background Library or custom the background images as they like

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Sep 12

Tutorial–How to Create a Professional DHTML Menu without Coding

No coding acknowledge, no JavaScript experience, do you still want to create your own DHTML menu? It is very simple to get drop down menu if you have Sothink DHTML Menu. The above tutorial is show you how to do to build your JavaScript menu. 

Know about Sothink DHTML Menu. It is the most popular JavaScript drop down menu maker currently found on the web. It covers all your DHTML web menu system needs and more. With our brand-new intuitive user interface, it easily creates fully featured cross-browser drop down menus in a visual edit mode. You can generate stylish DHTML menus in minutes with our frequently updated templates. Resource Folder settings and publishing guide you to add a drop down menu to your pages in a fast and easy way without any hand coding, working both locally and on the web. Free Dreamweaver, FrontPage, Expression Web and GoLive add-ins help you quickly design your menu and integrate it with your existing web site. Sothink DHTML Menu Builder also generates search-engine-friendly drop down web menus, which therefore can be properly indexed by search engines, such as Google.

All licenses allow you to create menus for unlimited web sites.

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Aug 05

What’s New in Sothink DHTML Menu 8.6?

Sothink dhtml menu was updated to the new version 8.6 last month, have you tried it yet?

For the users who have aready tried or bought it ,you might exactly benefit from the convenience that the optimization brought to you, but for some users-to-be who do know not so much about it , here I will give you a brief introduction.

Optimization

  • Brand-new interface has improved the fashionable skin, the reasonable layout and handy editing
  • Full Edit Mode enables to edit and preview menu in the preview window directly;
  • Set Resource Folder for resources files to make the same menu display exactly in multi-page of different folders; and preview the menu locally or on the web
  • Simplifies Publishing to insert the menu into the page easier; Add new templates, modify the present style in the built-in templates and re-arrange the existing templates

More New Features

  • custom resources in image library.
  • Keyboard Navigation
  • Disable certain items and separators function
  • Multi-column Menu
  • Copy and Paste directly
  • New special effect – Rectangle
  • Tips of the Day

Know more at: www.sothink.com/product/dhtmlmenu/index.htm