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Greensock Accordion Menu

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Hi,

 

I am trying to create an accordion menu using Greensock.

 

Alot of the code I have used comes from this section of the forum.

 

http://greensock.com/forums/topic/9110-accordion-menu-with-gsap/

 

Two things different that I am trying achieve are:

  1. Making 'one' open on page load.
  2. Add padding inside the content areas. (Seems to still add padding when the sections are closed.)

Any help is much appreciated.

 

Cheers,

 

Phil

See the Pen jqLEKL by phillip_vale (@phillip_vale) on CodePen

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Hi,

 

I've dealt with more accordion stuff than I really wanted for some time and I can assure you that Carl's second advice is the best way to go. Animating padding will get you very quirky behaviours.

 

This is an accordion code I made for a Joomla templating system some time ago. It has toggle capacity, is fully responsive and works great with jQuery tap (for better touch support https://github.com/jonpacker/jquery.tap).

 

As you can see the CSS uses a <p> element (or it can be anything else you want) with a padding and the height animation happens on that element's parent.

 

Feel free to fork  it and use it at your will, the code is highly commented so you shouldn't have any issues following it:

 

See the Pen 700a72e818449d5ed8dd23b56f50741c by rhernando (@rhernando) on CodePen

 

Happy tweening!!

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Hi Carl and Rodrigo,

 

Thanks for your advice, help and examples for this.

 

I will try these with my site and let you know how i go.

 

Cheers,

 

Phil

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