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This simple yet elegant side menu was inspired when I browse the new youtube theme yesterday. You can view it in action here.  Hope you enjoy it when using in your network.


Simply copy the code below and paste it in your network's module.

Put the below HTML line in your text box:

<ul class="sidecn">
<li><a href="/profiles/blog/new" target="_self">Add a Blog Post</a></li>
<li><a href="/photo/photo/newWithUploader" target="_self">Add Photos</a></li>
<li><a href="/video/video/addEmbed" target="_self">Add Videos</a></li>
<li><a href="/forum/topic/new" target="_self">Add a Discussion</a></li>
<li><a href="/invite" target="_self">Invite a Friend</a></li>


Put the below line in your Advance CSS;



ul.sidecn li{
list-style: none!important;

ul.sidecn {
float: left;
width: 155px;
margin: 0;
padding: 0;
list-style: none;
background: none no-repeat scroll 0 0 #111111;
border-bottom: 0px solid #1B1B1B;
border-top: 1px solid #323232;
border-right: 5px solid #91be0c;

ul.sidecn li a{
display: block;
text-decoration: none;
text-transform: none;
width: 115px;
padding: 5px 5px 5px 35px;
background: url( no-repeat scroll 3px 0 #272727;
border-top: 0px solid #1B1B1B;
border-bottom: 1px solid #323232;

ul.sidecn li a:hover {
background: url( no-repeat scroll 3px 0 #1C1C1C;
border-right: 5px solid #b7e530;

ul.sidecn li span{
display: none;

ul.sidecn li a:hover span {
display: block;
font-size: 0.8em;
padding: 0;


NOTE: Please change the width to fit in your side bar.





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  • gorgeous page!

  • my page is opposite color scheme than yours.  Mine is mostly white, light pink and light blue.  Do you know how I could change the colors for this tip?  Thanks a bunch! My site:

    • NC for Hire

      Hi Shannon,

      Thanks for the compliments :) I just saw your network and yes you need to change the colors and the width (maybe to 320px) to fit accordingly, here is a cool link for colors.

      In the code where it says background try to change the hex color in your preferred one. 

      If you need to change the arrow you can with your own graphics just change the background url. 

  • I found a good list for color codes here:

    I just changed the backround color to a light blue using a code from this link. 

  • Thank you
    This is possible I want to put my code in which the private


    • NC for Hire

      Hi Classic. Yes, that is possible as you can see in my network. Yet you need a hosting to upload the files required. 

      • I hope you you upload 

      • ؟

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