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At present, many well-known companies use drop down menu as navigation bar to navigate their website, such as Microsoft, Adobe, Amazon, etc. How these great drop down menu would be like? Below collects the excellent drop down menus from famous websites. The clone web menus have their own features, such as multi-column JavaScript menu, horizontal or vertical drop down menus. These simple and practical navigation bars are the most favorite web menu for big company.

Let’s view thses clone web menus:

Navigation bar from Amazon


Drop down menu from Amazon

Web menu from Alcatel

DHTML menu from Sony


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List menu refers to navigation bar on the website, which shows menu in unordered list, it enables to popup the sub-menu and quick link to the target page. Generally, list menu can be made by CSS+HTML (tag <ul>&<li>). If being familiar with HTML code, you can create a well-design drop down menu with ease; if not, you may have to take days or even weeks to learn DHTML coding before you can build you own list menu from scratch. Fortunately, Sothink DHTML Menu can help you create the professional list menu without coding.
About Sothink DHTML Menu

Sothink DHTML Menu enables to create list menu without coding. With rich templates and styles, you can create cross-browser list menu in clicks. Fully customize list menu style and free integrate with web editors to build list menu.

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Start list menu with Sothink DHTML Menu

1. Start list menu with rich templates

Launch Sothink DHTML Menu. Template windows open and you can choose list menu “Business > Bullet” .

2.Modify the text and link for list menu

Modify the text and link for your website. Click the text on menu panel, select the option “Menu Item > General”, and edit the text and link in property panel below.

3. Set multi-column function for 2-level menu item in list menu

Select the menu item that includes sub menu items, and click the option “Popup Menu > Multi-Column” to make them display in list way. And adjust their sequence to make them show in right category.

After setting “multi-column” function, the program will auto-arrange the menu items from left to right orderly based on the defined row number or column number. In order to get the better layout, you must adjust the sequence of menu items for drop down menu.

4. Set resource folder for list menu and make it work locally or on Internet

Set resource folder to save JS and image files to the specific directory, which makes the list menu display correctly. Enter the “Global > Resource Folder” to set them.

5. Publish list menu and upload the necessary resources to web server

Publish the resource files, menu code or JavaScript menu code to the specific folder, and insert two pieces of code to the tag “head” and “body” within web page. You can preview list menu locally; upload all the resource files to web server, view list menu on web.

Check the button “Publish” on the toolbar to publish list menu.
Without coding, you can edit list menu style in WYSWYG menu builder; execute the command “Copy&Paste” to insert menu code into web page; and upload all the resources to web server. Your list menu will display perfectly on the web and offer clear navigation to all your visitors.

Tab menu usually has the crystal appearance and clean design, which makes the website designer love to use it in their web pages. To more important, tab menu can display more menu items in the limited space, save much more room to present the various contents for surfers.

Tab menus are the one type of drop down menus. This kind of tab navigation bar is usually shown as horizontal web menu, and its submenus list in below line. The tab menu of round corner makes the navigation bar clear and good-looking.

Let view the tab menu samples:

tab menu created by Sothink DHTML MenuHere is the tutorial about making tab menu in Sothink DHTML Menu:

Hurry up, download Sothink DHTML Menu to create tab menu. Hope you like this tab menu.