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Hi,

I have an accordion style menu on the left hand side of my page with various links.

I want each link to reveal a div/section of content upon click. So all of the content makrup is loaded but hidden and depending on the link clicked it is revealed.

Is there any simple jquery I can use for this?

Thanks
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Question by:Eternal_Student
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by:str82no1
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I recommend using Animated Collapse:

http://www.dynamicdrive.com/dynamicindex17/animatedcollapse.htm

Very simple to use, you create hidden divs, and using this JavaScript code you'll be able to show them based on a click or based on any trigger you want.

I hope it helps you ;).
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by:dxdinh
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if you already use jQuery I would load page using AJAX  - so the initial loading the page won't be so heavy

checkout ajaxify
http://plugins.jquery.com/project/jquery-ajaxify


or using jquery BBQ
http://benalman.com/projects/jquery-bbq-plugin/

  it handles your back button nicely too


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by:saifikram_md
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consider the following html
<div id="accordion">
    <h3><a href="#">First header</a></h3>
    <div id="acc1">First content</div>
    <h3><a href="#">Second header</a></h3>
    <div id="acc2">Second content</div>
</div>

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the respective jquery script for handling ajax based display of items would be :-

jQuery(document).ready(function(){
	$('.accordion .head').click(function() {
	var nextId = $(this).next().id;
	$.ajax({
	  url: 'accodianData.asmx',
	  data: '{ selectedid : ' + nextId + ',
	  success: function(data) {
	    $('#'+nextId).html(data);
	    alert('Load was performed.');
	  }
	});
		$(this).next().toggle('slow');
		return false;
	}).next().hide();
});

This is an illustration of what can be done to achieve your requirement.

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by:Eternal_Student
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Could someone kindly provide a working example of a list of links that, when clicked, show only a section of content in the code at a time?
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Found a really good example here actually:

http://d2o0t5hpnwv4c1.cloudfront.net/001_Tabbed/site/jQuery.html#
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I found what i need
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