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20 Nice Clean CSS Tab Based Navigation Scripts

Tab navigation has been one of the most fundamental element in any modern web structure. In order to make sure visitors can properly navigate through the website. One of the biggest challenge web designers and developers faced is to integrate a simple and nice tab navigation that not only don’t confuse, but helps visitors easily understand where they should be clicking.

csstab 20 Nice Clean CSS Tab Based Navigation Scripts

Whether you are running a website or blog, tab navigation is probably one of the element that helps drives traffic to internal pages. Here we’ve compiled a mass list of 20 nice clean and sleek CSS Tab-Based navigation samples you can adapt on your site. Full list after jump.

  1. jQuery Coda-Slider

    jquery slider 20 Nice Clean CSS Tab Based Navigation Scripts

    Nice sleek tabs that slides through each tab.

    [demo]

  2. Perspective Tabs

    perspective tabs 20 Nice Clean CSS Tab Based Navigation Scripts

    Simple mootools plug-in that allows for a large number of tabs to fit into a small space.

    [demo]

  3. jQuery idTabs

    id 1 20 Nice Clean CSS Tab Based Navigation Scripts

    id 2 20 Nice Clean CSS Tab Based Navigation Scripts

    It makes adding tabs into a website super simple. But it can also open the door to endless possiblities.

    [demo]

  4. Tab Accordian

    accordian 20 Nice Clean CSS Tab Based Navigation Scripts

    Tab navigation with sleek animation using Moo FX.

    [demo]

  5. DHTML Goodies Tab Panes

    dhtml goodies 20  Nice Clean CSS Tab Based Navigation Scripts

    Tab navigation with a close [x] button on each tab.

    [demo]

  6. AJAX Tabs (Rails redux)

    redux 20 Nice Clean CSS Tab Based Navigation Scripts

    Using Ajax to load information that does not need to be retrieved every time the user pulls the record.

    [demo]

  7. Ajax Project – Tabbed Page Interface

    ajaxproject 20 Nice Clean CSS Tab Based Navigation Scripts

    There are quite a few Javascript implementations of tabbed interfaces out there on the web. How much better, though, to be able to change from pagetab to pagetab without a page refresh? Here’s an example of a tabbed interface using Ajax to load the new pages.

    [demo]

  8. JQuery Nested Tab Set

    nested 20 Nice Clean CSS Tab Based Navigation Scripts

    Nested tab set done with the ExtJS UI Library.

    [demo]

  9. Ajax Tab Reloaded

    ajaxtab 50+ Nice Clean CSS Tab Based Navigation Scripts

    Taken the idea of the sliding door tabs and mixed them up with a little javascript and ajax to make them very dynamic on the client side.

    [demo]

  10. 14 Free Vertical CSS Menus

    exploding 1 50+ Nice Clean CSS Tab Based Navigation Scripts

    Free nicely designed tabs from explodingboy.

    [demo]

  11. Control.Tabs

    control tab 2 50+ Nice Clean CSS Tab Based Navigation Scripts

    Control.Tabs attaches creates a tabbed interface from an unordered list of links/anchors that point to any elements on your page that have an id attribute.

    [demo]

    control tab 50+ Nice Clean CSS Tab Based Navigation Scripts

  12. JavaScript tabs with jQuery

    jtab 50+ Nice Clean CSS Tab Based Navigation Scripts

    jQuery plugin that lets you create JavaScript tabs very easily. Examples of simple tabs, custom tabs, slide effects, fade effects and callbacks demos available.

    [demo]

  13. Yahoo TabView

    yahoo 50+ Nice Clean CSS Tab Based Navigation Scripts

    Sample tabs based on Yahoo UI Library.

    [demo]

  14. DHTML Ajax Tabs Content Script

    dhtml 1 50+ Nice Clean CSS Tab Based Navigation Scripts

    dhmlt 2 50+ Nice Clean CSS Tab Based Navigation Scripts

    dhtml 3 50+ Nice Clean CSS Tab Based Navigation Scripts

    This is a versatile Ajax Tabs Content script that lets you display content pulled from external files inside a DIV and organized via CSS tabs. A fully unobtrusive, CSS and HTML based script, it supports practical features such as persistence of the active tab (ie: when page is reloaded), an “IFRAME” mode, a “slideshow” mode, ability to expand/contract arbitrary DIVs on the page at the same time, nested tabs, and much more.

    [demo]

  15. JavaScript Tabifier

    tabifier 50+ Nice Clean CSS Tab Based Navigation Scripts

    Automatically create an HTML tab interface using plug-and-play JavaScript.

    [demo]

  16. Tabtastic

    This library is a simple way to implement tabs on your page using CSS, a little JS, and semantic markup which degrades gracefully on browsers with CSS unavailable or disabled.

    [demo]

    tabtastic 50+ Nice Clean CSS Tab Based Navigation Scripts

  17. KollerMedia Tabmenu

    tabmenu 50+ Nice Clean CSS Tab Based Navigation Scripts

    Tabs for images as icon, changes when mouseover.

    [demo]

  18. dhtmlxTabber

    tabbar 50+ Nice Clean CSS Tab Based Navigation Scripts

    dhtmlxTabbar is a JavaScript tabbar control for creating dynamic tabbed-navigation interface. This Ajax-enabled UI component lets you add feature-rich and nice looking tabs to your site or web application.

    [demo]

  19. Centered Tabs with CSS

    centered tab 50+ Nice Clean CSS Tab Based Navigation Scripts

    We’re constrained to either left- or right-hand navigation. But what if we need a bit more flexibility? What if we need to place our navigation in the center?

    [demo]

  20. CSS Tab Designer

    csstabdesigner 20 Nice Clean CSS Tab Based Navigation Scripts

    [Windows only] CSS Tab Designer is a unique and easy to use software to help you design css-based lists and tabs visually and without any programming knowledge required!

    [demo]

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