Accordion menus are used widely in navigation, sliding, minimizing and maximizing content. Such accordions practically are expandable whenever needed, you can really save some space and be able to show a lot of information using this technique.
Yes, and of course such sliding content always is great from design point of view and giving your visitor unique experience while he is visiting. Great isn’t it? – here you will find a lot of customizable plugins, tutorials helping you to understand accordions at all as well as great examples, where this technique has been implemented in successful sites!
Simple free jQuery accordion plugin. Available in 4 versions. Check out the tutorial how to use it, get the code, and download all the source files. Some of the new features:
- Built according to the JQuery Plugin pattern
- No more need for menus to have an ID
- An ‘active’ class is now added to each toggle that has an open panel below it
- Panels that hold other things than lists. You can now add anything
- Nested accordions
Check out the demo here.
See examples of different use of accordion, see how to set it up, get the source and read about Options, Events, Theming.
In this post, you’ll see two examples of accordion. First menu’s visibility gets toggled on clicking on the header while the another menu’s visibility gets toggled when mouse is moved over it. See the tutorial and download source files as well.
Step by step tutorial that will take you through the creation of a jQuery accordion menu. Of course, you can view the demo and download source files.
Learn how to create easy horizontal accordion menu.
This jQuery plugin allows you to easily transform any unordered list into a horizontal menu. Explore tutorial, see documentation and different examples of use here.
Learn how to create tweaked accordion menu, in which you can bookmark and re-access sections without re-clicking on them. View demo and download source too.
Learn how to build a simple, unobtrusive, accordion style menu using basic events and animations.
See example of hover accordion menu, learn how to create it and download the plugins.
Simple and fast plugin for creating simple horizontal accordion menus. Demo included.
The plan for this tutorial is to show how to create an accordion using the jQuery UI function, then create one using some custom coding. You’ll be using a blog sidebar as an example. View demo and get the source.
Detailed tutorial how to create great looking accordion menu. You can also check out Toggle tutorial. View demo.
One of the options how to create accordion menu.
This tutorial will walk through how to create your own simple plugin, and then replicate the Apple downloads drawers using the very excellent Accordion plugin. Demo and code included.
Another simple tutorial how to create standard accordion menu. View demo and download files.
This versatile 1kb horizontal accordion script can be used for menus, images, presentation content and more.