The last version of Internet Explorer, version 11, was released on October 17, 2013. This is a very long time ago when taking into account the rapid development of web technologies. These days it is often difficult and time consuming to get modern technologies to work well in this old browser. More and more frameworks are dropping support, and even Microsoft themselves has announced that they will fully drop support for IE in their own services in 2021.
Consequently, we have decided to not include support for IE in the Design Library website.
An expanded navigation menu featuring multiple columns of categorized content and visual elements, providing users with a comprehensive and visually appealing way to access information on a website.
A "mega menu" is a type of expanded navigation menu that typically displays multiple columns of content, providing users with a more extensive set of options and information compared to traditional drop-down menus. It often includes images, icons, and additional descriptive text to enhance the user experience. Mega menus are commonly used on websites with a large amount of content or complex hierarchical structures.
They are particularly useful when:
However, it's important to consider the usability and design aspects when implementing a mega menu. Proper organization, clear labelling, and intuitive navigation are crucial to prevent overwhelming users with excessive information and to maintain a user-friendly experience.
Remember that the decision to use a mega menu should be based on your specific website's needs, content structure, and user expectations. It's recommended to conduct user testing and gather feedback to ensure the menu is effective and enhances the overall user experience.
It’s always accessed via the top bar.
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