Instant app: A menu on the left

When we build an app with a menu, typically the navigation appears at the top of the page. However, we can customize the menu to appear on the left instead.

This is what a typical menu looks like:

With the navigation on the left, this is what the menu will look like:

Now. How do we do this? It is actually very simple. We create a new player based on the default player, and run the app with this new player.

Here is the player code (just copy-paste this as the code for the new player):

Select this player when running the flow:

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