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JavaScript Using jQuery Plugins Add a Sticky Navigation Bar This Section's Project

Roald Jurrian Kamman
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Roald Jurrian Kamman
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Sticky bar with regular CSS vs JQuery plugin.

Are there any advantages of using a JQuery plugin versus making a sticky bar myself using simple CSS? It's pretty easy so I don't know why I would go through the hassle to manually install a plugin.

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Steven Parker
Steven Parker
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I suppose it depends on the nature of the "sticky" effect you want to achieve, but assuming the end result looks the same I would think CSS is the better choice. Not just to avoid loading a plug-in, but CSS is typically optimized in the browser so it runs more efficiently.