you can make the menu based on the files.
Open the directory, read the files and save some sort of "cache" that use
the site.

When you need to move something, just delete the "cache" an let php do the

On Thu, Jul 16, 2009 at 9:55 AM, David Stoltz <> wrote:

> Folks,
> I'm developing a rather large site in PHP. The main horizontal nav bar
> never changes, no matter how deep you are in the site. However, on the
> left side is a vertical "sub-menu" system. This menu is proving to be a
> real pain to program. I have it limited the menu system to 3 levels:
>  |___Secondary pages
>   |___Tertiary pages
> For each level, and each folder, I have a file called subnav.php, which
> contains the links for that page. It has its own code to determine the
> page it's on, and highlight the appropriate menu item.
> The problem is when I need to move pages, or add pages, it's proving to
> be a REAL PAIN to maintain this type of structure.
> Does anyone know of any off-the-shelf product that can create/maintain a
> sub-menu system like this?
> I don't mind starting over at this point, but I'm hoping there is
> something I can just purchase, so I can concentrate on the rest of the
> site....hopefully the menu system would support PHP and ASP.
> Thanks for any information!
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