Son of Suckerfish Dropdowns
Tuesday 18 May, 2004 ( 8:47PM GMT)
:hover pseudo-class on anything other than links.
:hover pseudo-class is just 12 lines long, to improve accessibility
display: none is no longer used (alternatives may seem easy enough to find, but trust me, this was a real pain to sort out) and problems that were encountered with Opera and Safari browsers have been overcome.
If you can't be bothered with the article, just take a quick peek at the baby at work.
There have been a LOT of headaches trying to figure out the best way of doing this (mostly caused by Opera surprisingly enough), but we're quite confident that it's a damned good way of applying dropdown menus if you ever have the desire or need to do so and we can't think of a better way of doing it.
This article is part of a collection of seven Suckerfish articles, the rest of which will all be published in one go quite soon. So stay tuned.