December 6, 2008
The purpose of this article is to create a slick looking and easy to use menu for an ASP.NET enabled website. In order to accomplish this we’ll use the standard functionality of the ASP.NET Menu web control and enhance the look purely by using Cascading Style Sheets (CSS).
For those of you familiar with CSS the title of this article will surely ring a bell. The CSS used to enhance the look and feel of the ASP.NET Menu control is decribed in a widely known article on A List Apart, entitled “Sliding Doors of CSS“.
The CSS used to improve the look and feel of the menu is thoroughly explained in the article on A List Apart. Credit when credit is due. Thank Douglas Bowman for supplying us with the CSS. Be sure to read his article first if you are not familiar with it.
The focus of this article is on how to simulate such a menu in an ASP.NET environment. Let’s get started…