Today, responsive websites have become a standard for attaining a unique niche in the web world. There’s a good majority of people which is switching from desktop devices to smartphones and tablets in order to access multiple websites available over the internet. In-line with the growing usage of mobile technology, it becomes imperative to optimize your website for mobile devices. A website which renders an easy navigation on mobile devices is the one which is capable of grabbing the attention of targeted customers. Being regarded as one of the vital elements in responsive design, mobile navigation is worth investing your time and efforts. This post will make you familiar with some popular responsive/mobile navigation trends which can take your website to a new level of success.
Responsive Navigation menus- A look at their types
Responsive retina-friendly menu
Multi-level Push menu
The Pull Down menu
Responsive Full width tabs
Responsive multi-level menu
Google Nexus Website Menu
This is a jQuery plugin which makes mobile navigation easy. jQuery Navobile uses CSS for applying multiple CSS3 translations, fixing the position of nav and also for mobile device detection. This jQuery plugin comes with a few events that you can bind to. The same are explained below:
- navobile:open- this event is fired when navobile is hidden and navigation cta is tapped
- navobile:opened- this event is fired when navobile is fully open
- navobile:close- this event is fired when navigation cta has been tapped and navobile is visible
- navobile:closes- this event is fired when navobile has been fully closed
So, that’s it for now!
Well-implemented responsive menus can easily add a unique tint of professionalism into a plain, dull website. With an extraordinarily designed navigation, you can not only gather more visitors for your site but even keep them engaged to your web portal for a much longer duration of time.
Contributor: Addison Cohen is a mobile app developer working with Appsted Ltd, the leading iPhone application development service provider which delivers most comprehensive mobile application solutions. He loves sharing latest information on mobile technologies like iOS, Android development processes.