Fixed Table of Contents Plugin with jQuery

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Fixed Table of Contents Plugin with jQuery

A simple and useful jQuery plugin for adding a fixed table of contents drop-down menu on the top of your webpage.  It can be used as a content navigation that provides your visitors with an easy way to quickly navigate to other content areas.

How to use it:

1. Markup

<div id="toc-holder" class="toc-holder">

<a href="#" class="toc-link" id="toc-link"><span>&#9660;</span> Table of Contents</a>

<ul id="toc" class="toc">

<li class="toc-h1">Main Menu 1
<ul class="toc-sub closed">
<li><a href="#section1-1">Sub Menu 1.1</a></li>
<li><a href="#section1-2">Sub Menu 1.2</a></li>

<li class="toc-h1"><a href="#section2">Main Menu 2</a>
<ul class="toc-sub closed">
<li><a href="#section2-1">Sub Menu 2.1</a></li>
<li><a href="#section2-2">Sub Menu 2.2</a></li>



2. The CSS

.toc-holder {
	width: 18%;
	min-width: 360px;

.toc-holder a:link, .toc-holder a:visited {
	text-decoration: none;
	-webkit-transition: all .7s ease;
	-moz-transition: all .7s ease;
	-o-transition: all .7s ease;
	-ms-transition: all .7s ease;
	transition: all .7s ease;

.toc-holder li li a:link, .toc-holder li li a:visited {
	padding-left: 60px;

.toc-holder li li li a:link, .toc-holder li li li a:visited {
	padding-left: 90px;

.toc-holder li a:hover {
	background: #666;
	border-left: solid 5px transparent;

.toc-holder {
	position: fixed;
	margin-top: -70px;

.toc-link:link,.toc-link:visited {
	color: white;
	position: relative;
	display: block;
	z-index: 20;
	height: 40px;
	line-height: 40px;
	padding-left: 10px;
	width: 100%;
	background: #444;

.toc-link:hover {
	background: #666;

.toc-link span {
	font-size: 16px;
	margin-right: 5px;
	display: inline-block;
	-webkit-transition: -webkit-transform .4s ease;
	-moz-transition: -moz-transform .4s ease;
	-o-transition: -o-transform .4s ease;
	-ms-transition: -ms-transform .4s ease;
	transition: transform .4s ease;

.toc-link span.rotate {
	-webkit-transform: rotate(180deg);
	-moz-transform: rotate(180deg);
	-o-transform: rotate(180deg);
	-ms-transform: rotate(180deg);
	transform: rotate(180deg);

.toc {
	position: absolute;
	z-index: 10;
	width: 103%;
	background: #222;
	padding: 40px 0 20px 0;

.toc-h1,.toc-h1 ul {
	list-style: none;
	margin: 0;
	padding: 0;

.toc-h1 a:link,.toc-h1 a:visited {
	color: white;
	padding: 5px 20px 5px 30px;
	display: block;

.closed {
	display: block;

3. Include jQuery library and fixedTOC.js

<script src=""></script> 
<script src="js/jquery.fixedTOC.js"></script> 

4. Call the plugin on the '#toc' element

	menuOpens: 'click', // or 'mouseenter'
	scrollSpeed: 1000,
	menuSpeed: 300,
	useSubMenus: true,
	resetSubMenus: true,
	topLinkWorks: true

This awesome jQuery plugin is developed by impressivewebs. For more Advanced Usages, please check the demo page or visit the official website.