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Trying to create a slide-out navigation, but it only runs once.

<div class="nav-wrap">
                <div id="nav">
                    <input type="button" value="X" class="close-button" onclick="closeNav();" />
                    <ul class="links-container">
                        <a href="index.html"><li class="link-item">Home</li></a>
                        <a href="item1.html"><li class="link-item">Item1</li></a>
                        <a href="item2.html"><li class="link-item">Item2</li></a>

            <div class="header">
                <p class="logo" href="index.html"><a href="index.html">Text</a></p>
                <img src="images/menu.svg" class="nav-button" onclick="revealNav();" />
#nav {
    background-color: dodgerblue;
    padding: 20px;
    right: -360px; 
    position: absolute;
/* global window */
/* global document */

var nav = document.getElementById("nav");
var position = -360;

function revealNav() {
    var timer = setInterval(revealNav, 30);
    if (position >= -10) {
    } else {
        position += 10;
        nav.style.right = position + "px";

var position2 = -10;

function closeNav() {
    var reverseTimer = setInterval(closeNav, 30);
    if (position2 <= -360) {
    } else {
        position2 -= 10;
            nav.style.right = position2 + "px";

1 Answer

Daan Schouten
Daan Schouten
14,454 Points

Not exactly sure about this, but you initially define position to be -360. After it's run once, that value is going to be different, since its value gets updated in your functions. Shouldn't you reset it before running it again?