WebAccordion is a collapsible content panel featuring a modern minimalist style and silky-smooth expand/collapse animation. Take advantage of its tight integration with the Visual Studio IDE to easily add new items and set their content directly, or use IFrame mode to host external pages in WebAccordion items.
Flexible Menus, Fast and Easy
The WebEssentials family is tightly integrated with the Visual Studio IDE to provide a supremely user-friendly development experience. WebAccordion is no exception, allowing you to quickly and easily add a new accordion item and set its content from within in Visual Studio’s design environment. The intuitive Component Designer 2 gives you complete access to all WebAccordion properties, enabling you to precisely match its appearance and behavior to the requirements of your application.
The unique Interaction Mode property puts you in control of the way WebAccordion responds to user mouse activity. When the mode is set to MouseOver, WebAccordion will expand an item when the pointer remains over it for a specified time interval. The default delay is 500 ms, which can be customized through the DisplayLatency property.
Expand Any Way You Like
Where most controls of its type can expand in only a single direction, the ExpandDirection property of the versatile WebAccordion can be set to expand up, down, left, or right. In addition, the ExpandIndex property allows you to set the item to be initially expanded.
You Control the Content
With WebAccordion you choose the content: text, images, or even complex forms. Full support for both inline and IFrame modes lets you to host the content directly in the control itself, or link it in from an external page – all with just a few clicks inside the Visual Studio IDE.
Lavishly Predefined Themes
Use the DefaultStyleMode property to choose between WebAccordion’s two predefined themes: the stylishly soothing blue and crisply cool silver. For more complete control, use WebStyleManager to create and apply your own global theme.
The API That Puts You in Charge
The client-side framework of WebAccordion provides a consistent object model that supports both server-side and client-side development. A comprehensive client-side API puts you in complete control of runtime behavior. Easily expand WebAccordion items, obtain frame and content elements, and much, much more. Client-side events give you the power to craft customized programmatic responses when users expand or collapse items.
In addition to its predefined styles, WebAccordion lets you unleash your own creative power to design your dream theme. Apply your own custom-designed CSS class, or use the available properties to create precisely the appearance your application demands.
Complete XHTML Compliance
WebAccordion fully complies with the W3C XHTML standard, providing pixel-perfect rendering on any XHTML-ready browser.