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Using d7.2. I'm looking to create this setup, possibly w/ JQuery (or something similar that would provide real time tabs w/o refreshing the page).

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So the user would click on one of the category tabs on the left side (vertical), and then they can sort w/ the links at the top w/ real-time refresh/results, no page refreshing or loading required.

I like the look of JQuery tabs- but want the best solution here. By best I mean easiest, lightest, and most compatible with most browsers.

I can setup various views to execute the searches/results- but do I make those 'pages', or 'blocks'? How do I create the tabs and links for sorting?

Thanks for all the help guys!

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The best solution is using the Quick Tabs module. It allows you to create static or dynamic Ajax loaded tabs with nodes, blocks, and views.

  • This seems to be a great solution, does vertical tabs AND nested tab/functions/links- all using JQuery. Awesome- thank you! – user800507 Jun 26 '11 at 13:59
  • I just noticed that tabs can now be rendered in a jQuery UI accordion widget. Wow. – Adam S Jun 26 '11 at 14:09
  • yes, this works great. I got it up and running quickly, and can do some powerful stuff using jquery ui. Thanks for the tip! – user800507 Jun 28 '11 at 4:27
  • Sadly QuickTabs doesn't work for dynamic views, 'triggered' by taxonomy (menu). If anyone has a suggestion for this issue - drupal.stackexchange.com/questions/34621/… -- getting no love, would appreciate. – Greta Jul 23 '12 at 21:08

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