New navigation-menu

I’ve removed the javascript-popup-menus, and replaced them with normal links. The links are generated automatically — of cause, since I’m using PHP.

Although I liked the popup-menus there were several problems with them:

  • They popped up whenever you placed your mouse over the text — this confused some, since they tried to click on the text behind the menus.

  • The menus popped up again, if you moved your mouse off the text, and then back in. The most annoying part of this was, that you menus kind of followed your pointer when you moved it along the text.

  • Although they had been designed to be as compatible as possible, they didn’t work in all browsers. They didn’t work in Mozilla, Netscapes next-generation browser. I believe that’s because they haven’t implemented javascript completely. They didn’t work in Lynx either.

  • I’m felt that I had to keep an alternative way of navigating my site. Thats why there’s these small notices on the top of most pages, where I’ve tried to put links to all my pages. The new system eliminates the need for those.

  • I’m not sure that the spiders that have come to visit my site could understand the links. They properly just followed the normal links.

I hope that’ll explain why I removed them.

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