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Discussion in 'XenForo Pre-Sales Questions' started by ragtek, Jul 29, 2010.

  1. ragtek

    ragtek Guest

    The navigation is IMHO not solved very great.
    It's like in vB4

    If you are in an other Tab then Forums, you can't search for new Threads.
    That should be "Javascript Driven" so if you change the Tab(maybe on mouseover) , only the part under the tabs should change.

    For example:
    http://xenforo.com/community/members/
    If you are here, you're not able to click on "what's new".
    YOu have to first click on "Forums", then the complete page reloads and then you can click on "what's new"
     
  2. Kier

    Kier XenForo Developer Staff Member

    I'd like to look at possibly switching the below-the-tab links when you hover over a different tab from the one you are currently viewing. That should solve the problem, if I can pull it off...
     
  3. ManagerJosh

    ManagerJosh Well-Known Member

    I suppose a tabular based system could work well like the one over at thesimsresource.com:)
     
  4. Sami

    Sami Well-Known Member

    Yeah. That's a bad experience.
     
  5. ragtek

    ragtek Guest

    Great:)

    Other Question:
    How is the navigation build?
    Is it "only" a template?

    If yes =>

    It would be great to have a nice "Interface" for managing it (Like Wordpress 3)
    Also it would be great, if there is a pluginsystem in xenforo, to make a nice, easy way, to add add-on navlinks into the navbar;)
     
  6. Kier

    Kier XenForo Developer Staff Member

    A UI for editing the navigation is on the todo list.
     
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  7. Mike

    Mike XenForo Developer Staff Member

    When Kier mentioned this to me, I noted that I hate nav systems with 2 rows, where the second row changes on hover (over the first). Primarily because it's very easy to move the mouse diagonally and trigger a different tab.

    We agree that it's an issue, we're just trying to figure out the best approach to it.
     
  8. Kier

    Kier XenForo Developer Staff Member

    I've been working on an improved system, and we've just rolled it out here. Hope you like it.
     
  9. Floris

    Floris Guest

    Yeah, just used it a bit more in-depth, looks awesome.
     
  10. Kier

    Kier XenForo Developer Staff Member

    Bear in mind you'll need to do a full javascript refresh.
     
  11. Sami

    Sami Well-Known Member

    Now it's great!
     
  12. Grover

    Grover Well-Known Member

    How does one do this? The only 'refresh' I know as an enduser in Firefox is [CTRL]-[R] or [F5]. Please someone enlighten me. :oops:
     
  13. Forsaken

    Forsaken Well-Known Member

    CTRL+F5 will refresh it for you.
     
  14. Kier

    Kier XenForo Developer Staff Member

    Grover, are you on Windows or Mac, and what browser do you use?
     
  15. Brandon_R

    Brandon_R Guest

    Yep, i see it and it's awesome.
     

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