jQuery Tabbed Interface / Tabbed Structure Menu Tutorial







Instructions To Follow:
STEP #1
Log in to Blogger, go to Layout -> Edit HTML
and mark the tick box "Expand Widget Templates"

STEP #2
Now find (CTRL+F) this code in the template:
</head>
And immediately before it, paste this code:
<script src='http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.3.1/jquery.min.js' type='text/javascript'/>
STEP #3


Now find (CTRL+F) this code in the template:
</head>
And immediately below it, paste JQuery script code:
<script type='text/javascript'>
$(document).ready(function() { 
//Get all the LI from the #tabMenu UL
$(&#39;#tabMenu &gt; li&#39;).click(function(){
//perform the actions when it&#39;s not selected
if (!$(this).hasClass(&#39;selected&#39;)) { 
//remove the selected class from all LI 
$(&#39;#tabMenu &gt; li&#39;).removeClass(&#39;selected&#39;);
//Reassign the LI
$(this).addClass(&#39;selected&#39;);
//Hide all the DIV in .boxBody
$(&#39;.boxBody div&#39;).slideUp(&#39;1500&#39;);
//Look for the right DIV in boxBody according to the Navigation UL index, therefore, the arrangement is very important.
$(&#39;.boxBody div:eq(&#39; + $(&#39;#tabMenu &gt; li&#39;).index(this) + &#39;)&#39;).slideDown(&#39;1500&#39;);
}
}).mouseover(function() {
//Add and remove class, Personally I dont think this is the right way to do it, anyone please suggest 
$(this).addClass(&#39;mouseover&#39;);
$(this).removeClass(&#39;mouseout&#39;);
}).mouseout(function() {
//Add and remove class
$(this).addClass(&#39;mouseout&#39;);
$(this).removeClass(&#39;mouseover&#39;); 
});
//Mouseover with animate Effect for Category menu list
$(&#39;.boxBody #category li&#39;).click(function(){
//Get the Anchor tag href under the LI
window.location = $(this).children().attr(&#39;href&#39;);
}).mouseover(function() {
//Change background color and animate the padding
$(this).css(&#39;backgroundColor&#39;,&#39;#888&#39;);
$(this).children().animate({paddingLeft:&quot;20px&quot;}, {queue:false, duration:300});
}).mouseout(function() {
//Change background color and animate the padding
$(this).css(&#39;backgroundColor&#39;,&#39;&#39;);
$(this).children().animate({paddingLeft:&quot;0&quot;}, {queue:false, duration:300});
});
//Mouseover effect for Posts, Comments, Famous Posts and Random Posts menu list.
$(&#39;#.boxBody li&#39;).click(function(){
window.location = $(this).children().attr(&#39;href&#39;);
}).mouseover(function() {
$(this).css(&#39;backgroundColor&#39;,&#39;#888&#39;);
}).mouseout(function() {
$(this).css(&#39;backgroundColor&#39;,&#39;&#39;);
});   
});
</script>

STEP #4

Now find (CTRL+F) this code in the template:
]]></b:skin>
And immediately before it, paste CSS script code:



#tabMenu {margin:0;    padding:0 0 0 15px;list-style:none;}
#tabMenu li {float:left;height:32px;width:39px;cursor:pointer;cursor:hand}
/* this is the button images http://amatullah83.blogspot.com*/
li.comments {background:url(http://sites.google.com/site/amatullah83/bg/tabComment.png) no-repeat 0 -32px;}
li.posts {background:url(http://sites.google.com/site/amatullah83/bg/tabstar.png) no-repeat 0 -32px;}
li.category {background:url(http://sites.google.com/site/amatullah83/bg/tabFolder.png) no-repeat 0 -32px;}
li.famous {background:url(http://sites.google.com/site/amatullah83/bg/tabHeart.png) no-repeat 0 -32px;}
li.random {background:url(http://sites.google.com/site/amatullah83/bg/tabRandom.png) no-repeat 0 -32px;}
li.mouseover {background-position:0 0;}
li.mouseout {background-position:0 -32px;}
li.selected {background-position:0 0;}
.box {width:227px}
.boxTop {background:url(http://sites.google.com/site/amatullah83/bg/boxTop.png)no-repeat;height:11px;clear:both}
.boxBody {background-color:#282828;}
.boxBottom {background:url(http://sites.google.com/site/amatullah83/bg/boxBottom.png) no-repeat;
height:11px;}
.boxBody div {display:none;}
.boxBody div.show {display:block;}
.boxBody #category a {display:block}
/* styling for the content*/
.boxBody div ul {    margin:0 10px 0 25px;padding:0;width:190px;list-style-image:url(http://sites.google.com/site/amatullah83/bg/arrow.gif)}
.boxBody div li {border-bottom:1px dotted #8e8e8e; padding:4px 0;cursor:hand;cursor:pointer;font-size:10px; color:#DDDDDD;text-decoration: none;}
.boxBody div ul li.last {border-bottom:none}
.boxBody div li a{font-size:10px; color:#DDDDDD;text-decoration: none;}
.boxBody div li span {    font-size:8px;color:#9F9F9F;}
/* IE Hacks */
*html .boxTop {margin-bottom:-2px;}
*html .boxBody div ul {margin-left:10px;padding-left:15px;}


Note the above CSS code can still be buddies again with modifications to fit the template buddy to help identify the CSS properties above refer to the following screenshot:
image
imageIcons of other images that could use a pal:
For bodynya background, find themselves aja ya!





NOW CLICK SAVE TEMPLATE






STEP #5 Log in to Bloggeer, go to Layout




page-elements

Add a Gadget of HTML/JavaScript type. 



image
Then add this code in to it:


<div class="box"><ul id="tabMenu"><li class="posts selected"></li> <!-- default button--><li class="comments"></li><li class="category"></li><li class="famous"></li><li class="random"></li></ul><div class="boxTop"></div><div class="boxBody"><!-- default page--><div id="posts" class="show"><ul><li>Post 1</li><li>Post 2</li><li class="last">Post 3</li></ul></div><div id="comments"><ul><li>Comment 1</li><li>Comment 2</li><li class="last">Comment 3</li></ul></div><div id="category"><ul><li>Category 1</li><li>Category 2</li><li class="last">Category 3</li></ul></div><div id="famous"><ul><li>Famous post 1</li><li>Famous post 2</li><li class="last">Famous post 3</li></ul></div><div id="random"><ul><li>Random post 1</li><li>Random post 2</li><li class="last">Random post 3</li></ul></div></div><div class="boxBottom"></div></div>



NOW CLICK SAVE

 
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