Chapter 15. Fancy Buttons and Menus
Although buttons and menus that pulse, swirl, and unfurl may seem like small potatoes, they’re actually a hallmark of contemporary Web design. In fact, a stylized button or well-designed collapsible menu is sometimes all the polish you need to make your site stand out.
Creating Fancy Buttons
In Chapter 8, you learned how to use links to let visitors travel from one page in your Web site to another. Although ordinary links work perfectly well, they just aren’t showy enough for creative Web masters. Instead, modern Web sites usually let surfers move around by clicking graphical buttons, as shown in Figure 15-1.
A graphical button is really just an image (represented by the familiar <img> tag) that’s been ...