Sidebar link nudging effect

Sidebar link nudging effect
Sidebar Link Nudging effect
Look at the image at right side. It is a linkbar stated in a blog sidebar. This linkbar has a special effect. It is an uniques style which can be implement in any blogger.com blog. When blogreader hove mousepointer through a link, that link will be nudge slightly. It is calle sidebar link nudging effect. Today we will know how to nudge a link in a sidebar.

  • First of all you must login in blogger.com with your Google id and password.
  • Then go directly to Layout > HTML tab section.
  • There paste the code below just before the <head> tag.
  • Take a look preview befor save themplate


  • <script src='http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.3.2/jquery.min.js' type='text/javascript'/>

    <script type='text/javascript'>
    //<![CDATA[

    $(document).ready(function()
    {
    slide("#sliding-navigation", 25, 15, 150, .8);
    });

    function slide(navigation_id, pad_out, pad_in, time, multiplier)
    {
    // creates the target paths
    var list_elements = navigation_id + " li.sliding-element";
    var link_elements = list_elements + " a";

    // initiates the timer used for the sliding animation
    var timer = 0;

    // creates the slide animation for all list elements
    $(list_elements).each(function(i)
    {
    // margin left = - ([width of element] + [total vertical padding of element])
    $(this).css("margin-left","-180px");
    // updates timer
    timer = (timer*multiplier + time);
    $(this).animate({ marginLeft: "0" }, timer);
    $(this).animate({ marginLeft: "15px" }, timer);
    $(this).animate({ marginLeft: "0" }, timer);
    });

    // creates the hover-slide effect for all link elements
    $(link_elements).each(function(i)
    {
    $(this).hover(
    function()
    {
    $(this).animate({ paddingLeft: pad_out }, 150);
    },
    function()
    {
    $(this).animate({ paddingLeft: pad_in }, 150);
    });
    });
    }

    //]]>
    </script>

  • After adding the code now save the template.
  • Now go to Layout > Page elements section and get an "Add a new Gadget"
  • Take a 'HTML/ Javascript' and write your links as the style below.


  • <ul id="sliding-navigation">
    <li class="sliding-element"><a href="#">Link 1</a></li>
    <li class="sliding-element"><a href="#">Link 2</a></li>
    <li class="sliding-element"><a href="#">Link 3</a></li>
    <li class="sliding-element"><a href="#">Link 4</a></li>
    <li class="sliding-element"><a href="#">Link 5</a></li>
    </ul>
  • You can add as many link you want. Change the '#' mark with "URL" and "Link1,2,3,4" with linkname.
  • Save it.
  • Check your blog. It rocks.

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