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A Library That Helps You Write a Static Dropdown Menu | JSPanel

JSPanel is A library that helps you write a static dropdown menu, a panel, that follows the digital accessibility recommendations.

JSPanel is a standalone JavaScript library that attaches an accessible popup menu to any trigger element (for example floating action button) you specify. Users can open or close the pop-out menu by clicking either the Enter or Space key.

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How to make use of it:

1. Insert the JSPanel’s JavaScript and Stylesheet into the web page.

<link rel="stylesheet" src="src/panel-style.css">
<script src="src/JSPanel.js">

2. Load the Font Awesome for the menu icons.

<link rel="stylesheet" href="/path/to/cdn/font-awesome/all.min.css" />

3. Create a trigger aspect on the web page.

<button id="panel-controller">+</button>

4. Define your individual menu objects in an array.

const menuList = [
      { 
        title: "My Profile",
        icon: "", // custom icon path 
        fontawesome_icon: "far fa-user", // or use font awesome icons
        fontawesome_color: "#fff",
        className: "additional CSS Classes",
        attributes: [["data-thing", "thing"], ...[]],
        onclick: () => console.log("clicked on profile") 
      },
      { separator: true, },
      // ... more menu items here
],

5. Initialize the JSPanel and connect the menu to the set off aspect as follows:

const button = document.querySelector("#panel-controller");
const panel = new JSPanel(button, {
      items: menuList
});

6. Determine the place of the popout menu.

const button = document.querySelector("#panel-controller");
const panel = new JSPanel(button, {
      items: menuList,
      top: null,
      bottom: null,
      left: null,
      right: null,
});

7. Override the default styles of the popup menu.

:root {
  --panel-background-color: #fff;
  --panel-box-shadow: 0 0 4px rgba(204, 204, 204, 0.75);
  --panel-width: 160px;
  --panel-text-color: #404040;
  --panel-hover-item-background-color: #f4f6fa;
  --panel-hover-item-color: #385074;
  --panel-icon-width: 13px;
  --panel-separator-color: #dfe3eb;
}

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