Knowledge Base support case for AllWebMenus,  abstracted and stripped of all user’s private info.


Initial Email From:
Steve
Initial Email Subject: What is the box to the left of the submenu?
Support Case Month: June 2013

When you click on the Main top menu, the very first drop down menu level has a box to the left what is this how can I get rid of it.

Reply From: Likno Customer Support

Hello Steve,

I guess you mean the green boxes that you see in the screenshot below.

menu floating images

The most probable is that you use "Has header" property in submenu items. Please, select "No" in this property.

menu has header

If this is not the case,

Please export and send me your project file, so that we can have a better look at the problem.

This is what you should do to export your project into a ZIP file and then email this ZIP to us.

export menu project

Thank you!

Best Regards,
Aggelos Tsakonas
Likno Customer Support
www.likno.com
Powerful javascript menus (CSS menus/drop-down menus/sliding menus), web trees, buttons, tabs, modals, tooltips, accordions, scrollers, designs for your websites!

Reply From: Steve

Hi thank you for getting back to me so quickly,

Yes it is those green boxes, depicted in your email!

No it does not appear to be the header, (but I am open to correction!)

Please find attached the zip file

Regards,
Steve

Reply From: Likno Customer Support

Hello Steve,

For some reason you have set this image as a Floating image (see screenshot below):

menu floating image property

I have corrected this and I am attaching you the corrected project.

Let me know if you need any more help.

Best Regards,
Aggelos Tsakonas
Likno Customer Support
www.likno.com
Powerful javascript menus (CSS menus/drop-down menus/sliding menus), web trees, buttons, tabs, modals, tooltips, accordions, scrollers, designs for your websites!

Reply From: Steve

Hi Aggelos,

All sorted thank you.

Small but irritating box has disappeared now.

Regards,
Steve

 

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Hello, we have released a new version of AllWebMenus Pro: Version 5.3 build #920.

Check out What's New

- Enhanced the Color Picker for the "Background Color" property on menu items, so that it supports opacity (rgba).

CSS background color opacity

- Fixed the "3D Menu" Theme.

3D menu theme

- Fixed the Show Footer property.

- Fixed an issue on Cross Frame Support.

- Fixed Import Missing Images issue.

All features here: http://www.likno.com/allwebmenusinfo.html

Download the new version here: http://www.likno.com/download.html

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In this article we will see how we can change the Default Drop-Down (Horizontal and Vertical) menus from JavaScript to CSS menus. Then, we will see how to compile them and insert both of them in a page.

Step 1: We open the AllwebMenus, we create a new project and we select (Default Drop-Down) as the menu theme for the first window that appears.

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Then, we save the menu project and let's give it the name HorizontalMenu for example. You can give whatever name you want.

Step 2: We select the "Populate menu inside your page through UL/LI items" and as the Menu Genre we select "CSS menu (light, 508/WCAG)"

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Step 3: We need to set minimum width/height values for the menu items in order for the CSS to work. In a CSS version of the menu we cannot have auto width/height.

Click on Main Items Style, then Size and set (for this example) at least 127px width and at least 30px height. In your projects you could set the width/height values that best fit your design.

image

Step 4: Click on Compile Menu. On the window that appears on Folder and Files, we select the Site_Root folder and we change the Compiled menu name to Custom and we set HorizontalMenu.js.

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Let's create the Vertical Menu now.

Step 1: We open the AllwebMenus, we create a new project and we select (Default Drop-Down)[v] as the menu theme for the first window that appears.

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Then, we save the menu project and let's give it the name VerticalMenu for example. You can give whatever name you want.

Step 2: We select the "Populate menu inside your page through UL/LI items" and as the Menu Genre we select "CSS menu (light, 508/WCAG)" (same as in the HorizontalMenu).

Step 3: We need to set minimum width/height values for the menu items in order for the CSS to work. In a CSS version of the menu we cannot have auto width/height.

Click on Main Items Style, then Size and set (for this example) at least 127px width and at least 30px height. In your projects you could set the width/height values that best fit your design.

Step 4: Click on Compile Menu. On the window that appears on Folder and Files, we select the Site_Root folder and we change the Compiled menu name to Custom and we set VerticalMenu.js.

image

 

After that we can create the HMTL page in which we want both of the menus to appear.

The basic structure of our page could initially be:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<title>CSS menus</title>
</head>

<body>
</body>
</html>

and we are going to give it the name CSSmenus.html

Then, we need to go back to our AllWebMenus projects and Link the menus to the page.

First, we go to HorizontalMenu.awm and we click on Link Menu, we select the html file(s), in this example the CSSmenus.html, we click on right arrows to select it and finally we click on Link.

image

We do the same process for the VerticalMenu.awm

In the next step we need to add the UL/LI structure for our menus in the CSSmenus.html page (as in a CSS menu we need to insert the ul/li structure in the page).

So, we go back to HorizontalMenu.awm and we click on Settings as shown in the following screenshot. Then, we click on "OR <UL><LI> structure based on your current project's structure" tab, we select all the structure and we copy it. We go to our html page and we paste that structure.

image

We do the same step for the VerticalMenu.awm.

Last step but not least is to set the correct positioning for our menus.

I would suggest to select the Menu Positioning relative to an element. So, we click on Menu Positioning, we select Relative to an Element and we can leave the Default ID. We copy that value in order to paste it in the page in an element we are going to create.

After that, we need to re-compile the project, just click Compile.

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Then, we go to the HTML page and we create the element with the ID we copied. The element could look like :
<div id="awmAnchor-HorizontalMenu"> &nbsp; </div>
and we place it before the UL/LI structure for the horizontal menu.

Then, we do the same process for the vertical menu and the element in the page could look like:
<div id="awmAnchor-VerticalMenu"> &nbsp; </div>

The final result in our page will be:

image

and the code is:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<title>CSS menus</title>
<!-- ******** BEGIN ALLWEBMENUS CODE FOR HorizontalMenu (CSS MENU)******** -->
<link href="HorizontalMenu.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css">
<script charset="UTF-8" src="HorizontalMenu.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
<!-- ******** END ALLWEBMENUS CODE FOR HorizontalMenu (CSS MENU)******** -->
<!-- ******** BEGIN ALLWEBMENUS CODE FOR VerticalMenu (CSS MENU)******** -->
<link href="VerticalMenu.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css">
<script charset="UTF-8" src="VerticalMenu.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
<!-- ******** END ALLWEBMENUS CODE FOR VerticalMenu (CSS MENU)******** -->
</head>

<body>

<div id="awmAnchor-HorizontalMenu"> &nbsp; </div>
<ul id="awmULLI-HorizontalMenu" style="display:none;">
  <li><a href="#">Main Item 1</a></li>
  <li><a href="#">Main Item 2</a>
    <ul>
      <li><a href="#">Sub Item 1</a></li>
      <li><a href="#">Sub Item 2</a>
        <ul>
          <li><a href="#">Sub Item 4</a></li>
          <li><a href="#">Sub Item 5</a></li>
          <li><a href="#">Sub Item 6</a></li>
        </ul>
      </li>
      <li><a href="#">Sub Item 3</a></li>
    </ul>
  </li>
  <li><a href="#">Main Item 3</a></li>
</ul>

<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />

<div id="awmAnchor-VerticalMenu"> &nbsp; </div>
<ul id="awmULLI-VerticalMenu" style="display:none;">
  <li><a href="#">Main Item 1</a></li>
  <li><a href="#">Main Item 2</a>
    <ul>
      <li><a href="#">Sub Item 1</a></li>
      <li><a href="#">Sub Item 2</a>
        <ul>
          <li><a href="#">Sub Item 4</a></li>
          <li><a href="#">Sub Item 5</a></li>
          <li><a href="#">Sub Item 6</a></li>
        </ul>
      </li>
      <li><a href="#">Sub Item 3</a></li>
    </ul>
  </li>
  <li><a href="#">Main Item 3</a></li>
</ul>
</body>
</html>

When we are done we need to upload to our server the following:

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Which are the HTML page containing the menus, the CSS files and JS files produced after we compiled the 2 projects and the awmdata folder.

 

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Hello, we have released a new version of AllWebMenus Pro: Version 5.3 build #918.

Check out What's New

- Added the "Widen group to fit the entire width of a page Element with specific ID/Class" feature in the Menubar options.

- Added a new menu example, called "Social Menu".

social network menu example

- Fixed a menu highlight issue when the window was resized.

- Fixed a Menu Positioning issue for responsive menus in WordPress sites.

- Fixed an overflow of menu items issue in WordPress.

All features here: http://www.likno.com/allwebmenusinfo.html

Download the new version here: http://www.likno.com/download.html

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Knowledge Base support case for AllWebMenus,  abstracted and stripped of all user’s private info.


Initial Email From:
Pete
Initial Email Subject: WordPress Menu plugin
Support Case Month: June 2013

Hi,
I'm just at the ordering page and would like to know how can I use the menu on a WordPress installation?
Regards,
Pete

Reply From: Likno Customer Support

Hello Pete,

We have an AllWebMenus plugin to help you insert the menu you create in AllWebMenus Pro to your WordPress website. You could see more information about this here: http://www.likno.com/addins/wordpress-menu.html

You install the AllWebMenus WordPress plugin to your WordPress installation, you choose some settings for the menu, like what menu data you would like to use, the position you want it to display in, the menu type (Dynamic, Mixed, Static) and then you get the code for the menu. You Open the AllWebMenus Pro, you go to Add-ins -> WordPress Menu -> Import/Update Menu Structure from WordPress in order to have the menu structure. You create it in the way that fits your needs and then you compile it for WordPress. This creates a .zip file that you need to upload in your WordPress through the AllWebMenus plugin.

Let me know if you need any more further information.

Thank you!

Best Regards,
Aggelos Tsakonas
Likno Customer Support
www.likno.com
Powerful javascript menus (CSS menus/drop-down menus/sliding menus), web trees, buttons, tabs, modals, tooltips, accordions, scrollers, designs for your websites!

 

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