Tab Navigation with Smooth Horizontal Sliding Using jQuery

In this tutorial I'll show you how to create a navigation menu that slides horizontally. It begins with a set of "tabs" on the right side of a containing element. When clicked, a tab slides to the left to reveal a group of links. Click the tab again, and it slides back. While I've never […]
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Slide Elements in Different Directions

Although jQuery has a nice set of slide methods — .slideDown(), .slideUp(), and .slideToggle() — sometimes we may want to slide an element in a different direction. Fortunately, it's pretty easy to do.
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Quick Tip: Prevent Animation Queue Buildup

You've probably stumbled upon a navigation powered by some jQuery effects during your web adventures. Of course you then ran your mouse back and forth over the navigation really fast to watch the animation repeat itself over and over and over again. The natural queuing of animations/effects by jQuery makes the typical animation super easy […]
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Simple Effects Plugins

jQuery has a nice selection of core animation effects, such as .show('speed') and .hide('speed'), .slideUp() and .slideDown(), and .fadeIn() and .fadeOut(). It even has a couple methods for toggling effects — the aptly named .toggle('speed') and .slideToggle(). All of these methods have optional speed, easing, and callback arguments — although a couple are special cases. […]
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