11 How To Add jQuery Horizontal Dropdown Menu to Blogger

UPDATE:  I updated some of my posts, this post I update 17+ Drop Down Menu Widget in Blogger - Horizontal Menus With CSS & HTML Codes........

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

Now find (CTRL+F) this code in the template:
And immediately before it, paste this code:

<script src='http://code.jquery.com/jquery-latest.js' type='text/javascript'/>
<script type='text/javascript'>

$(&quot;ul.subnav&quot;).parent().append(&quot;<span/>&quot;); //Only shows drop down trigger when js is enabled - Adds empty span tag after ul.subnav

$(&quot;ul.topnav li span&quot;).click(function() { //When trigger is clicked...

//Following events are applied to the subnav itself (moving subnav up and down)
$(this).parent().find(&quot;ul.subnav&quot;).slideDown(&#39;fast&#39;).show(); //Drop down the subnav on click

$(this).parent().hover(function() {
}, function(){
$(this).parent().find(&quot;ul.subnav&quot;).slideUp(&#39;slow&#39;); //When the mouse hovers out of the subnav, move it back up

//Following events are applied to the trigger (Hover events for the trigger)
}).hover(function() {
$(this).addClass(&quot;subhover&quot;); //On hover over, add class &quot;subhover&quot;
}, function(){ //On Hover Out
$(this).removeClass(&quot;subhover&quot;); //On hover out, remove class &quot;subhover&quot;

<style type='text/css'>
ul.topnav {
list-style: none;
padding: 0 20px;
margin: 0;
float: left;
width: 100%;
background: #222;
font-size: 1.2em;
background: url(http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_4HKUHirY_2U/SuvG9uqdygI/AAAAAAAAAGg/RGkds76x-Ks/topnav_bg.gif) repeat-x;
ul.topnav li {
float: left;
margin: 0;
padding: 0 15px 0 0;
position: relative; /*--Declare X and Y axis base--*/
ul.topnav li a{
padding: 10px 5px;
color: #fff;
display: block;
text-decoration: none;
float: left;
ul.topnav li a:hover{
background: url(http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_4HKUHirY_2U/SuvHEn2GZ9I/AAAAAAAAAGo/s4ncczdnOd0/topnav_hover.gif) no-repeat center top;
ul.topnav li span { /*--Drop down trigger styles--*/
width: 17px;
height: 35px;
float: left;
background: url(http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_4HKUHirY_2U/SuvHKqBeOXI/AAAAAAAAAGw/qGYlY4ckLWc/subnav_btn.gif) no-repeat center top;
ul.topnav li span.subhover {background-position: center bottom; cursor: pointer;} /*--Hover effect for trigger--*/
ul.topnav li ul.subnav {
list-style: none;
position: absolute; /*--Important - Keeps subnav from affecting main navigation flow--*/
left: 0; top: 35px;
background: #333;
margin: 0; padding: 0;
display: none;
float: left;
width: 170px;
-moz-border-radius-bottomleft: 5px;
-moz-border-radius-bottomright: 5px;
-webkit-border-bottom-left-radius: 5px;
-webkit-border-bottom-right-radius: 5px;
border: 1px solid #111;
ul.topnav li ul.subnav li{
margin: 0; padding: 0;
border-top: 1px solid #252525; /*--Create bevel effect--*/
border-bottom: 1px solid #444; /*--Create bevel effect--*/
clear: both;
width: 170px;
html ul.topnav li ul.subnav li a {
float: left;
width: 145px;
background: #333 url(http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_4HKUHirY_2U/SuvHPYoc82I/AAAAAAAAAG4/3DDzBwklYpw/dropdown_linkbg.gif) no-repeat 10px center;
padding-left: 20px;
html ul.topnav li ul.subnav li a:hover { /*--Hover effect for subnav links--*/
background: #222 url(http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_4HKUHirY_2U/SuvHPYoc82I/AAAAAAAAAG4/3DDzBwklYpw/dropdown_linkbg.gif) no-repeat 10px center;
#header img {
margin: 20px 0 10px;

Now click Save Template 

Please host image yourself.
You can change width,height,color,... as your choice.

3.Now go to Layout-->Page Element and click on "Add a gadget".

4.Select "html/java script" and add the code given below and click save.

<ul class="topnav">

<li><a href="#">Home</a></li>
<a href="#">Tutorials</a>
<ul class="subnav">
  <li><a href="#">HTML Tutorials</a></li>
  <li><a href="#">CSS Tutorials</a></li>
  <li><a href="#">PHP Tutorials</a></li>
  <li><a href="#">SQL Tutorials</a></li>
  <li><a href="#">jQuery Tutorials</a></li>
<a href="#">Templates</a>
 <ul class="subnav">
   <li><a href="#">1 Column</a></li>
   <li><a href="#">2 Column</a></li>
   <li><a href="#">3 Column</a></li>
   <li><a href="#">4 Column</a></li>
   <li><a href="#">Premium</a></li>
   <li><a href="#">Buy Now</a></li>
<li><a href="#">About Us</a></li>
<li><a href="#">Advertise</a></li>
<li><a href="#">Subscribe</a></li>
<li><a href="#">Contact Us</a></li>


Now click Save 

thanks to Lasantha Bandara  

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11 Responses So Far:

Anonymous said...

Start a wonderful thank you continued in your creativity and you stand

Anonymous said...

superb creavity.. ITS AWESOME!!

Anonymous said...

who wrote this code ?......human or Angel...?
so wonderful..!

Ibot Master said...

the drop down menu doesnt support firefox

Anonymous said...

not works

Suren එන්. Semage (සිව්පෙතියා) said...

"who wrote this code ?......human or Angel...?
so wonderful..!"

Thatz TRUE!!!

Thanx dear. amazing.

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Anugraha Event Managers said...

I did it, but my Drop down menu is at bottom. I have "Add a Gadget only after all the postings. Tried dragging gadget to top, not possible. How do i make my drop down menu right at the top of web page ?????

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