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William Hudson <[log in to unmask]>
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Wed, 16 Mar 2011 09:17:05 +0000
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Adam Korman has sent me some useful links to mega and cascading menus:

- (this is what I was directed to when I just went to 
- ... not really cascading flyouts (they have a tree/accordion style menu that appears within a drop-down). This seems like its own, all new category of bad.
- (in the products menu)
- ... another whole new category of bad cascading menus
- ... another unconventional implementation of cascading menus
- ... this may be the worst one, with flyouts inside a mega menu (under Products and Support)

Thanks, Adam!


I asked list members if they had any favourite examples of web sites using cascading menus (multi-level fly-outs made popular by Windows XP).

I had only one relevant suggestion - - but it's worth a look. The menus aren't as deeply nested as some, but it's still a challenge to navigate (once you get past the friendly entry screen).

The respondent who suggested it wanted to remain anonymous.


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