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There's nothing I can really show you here that you have not learned in other pages on this web site. I can offer this advice: try not to get in the same rut. Try a few different menu types and don't be afraid to change and test different things.

If you want a left-side menu bar with hyperlinked text names, then you need to combine the skills from the Text, Hyperlink, and Table pages. If you want a left-side menu bar with hyperlinked images, then you need to combine the skills from the Image, Hyperlink, and Table pages.

If you want to have a navigation bar across the top of the web page, shift the Table for the left-side navigation to the top of the web page. Be careful with right-side navigation menus. Not only are people inclined to use left-side menu bars, but you must consider what might happen to your web design if the viewer's resolution on the monitor does not display as you would want your design to be viewed.

Here are a few examples of Image vs. text based menu bars for pages. If you find a Navigation scheme you like, see if you can extract the code through the browser by looking at the source code for the page.

Don't forget to add a site map. To do this, follow the tips on the Text and Image pages. A Site Map exists for this web site and the link can be found on the Navigation Menu at the top of this web site.

 

Changing the title of a web page

This is a easy task in Dreamweaver. It is not as simple in other web design programs.

Menu Bar legend
  1. Click in the Title space
  2. Type in new name.


Practice? Navigation bars are hyperlinks with attitude, and they depend on what kind of design you do. For practice with hyperlinks, go here.

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