Circular Percentage Loader Plugin with jQuery and Canvas - ClassyLoader

Circular Percentage Loader Plugin with jQuery and Canvas - ClassyLoader
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ClassyLoader is a highly configurable jQuery plugin for creating a circular animated loader with progress percentage display. Based on Html5 canvas element rather than images so can be easily deployed at various sizes & styles without writing any extra CSS.

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Basic Usage:

1. Include the latest jQuery library and jQuery ClassyLoader plugin in the document.

<script src=""></script>
<script src="js/jquery.classyloader.min.js"></script>

2. Create an Canvas element for the loader.

<canvas class="loader"></canvas>

3. Call the plugin on the Canvas to start the loader automatically.

$(document).ready(function() {

4. If you want to manually trigger the loader, you can do it like this:

$(document).ready(function() {
$('.loader').on('click', function() {

5. All the options with default values.

$(document).ready(function() {
width: 200, // width of the loader in pixels
height: 200, // height of the loader in pixels
animate: true, // whether to animate the loader or not
displayOnLoad: true,
percentage: 100, // percent of the value, between 0 and 100
speed: 1, // miliseconds between animation cycles, lower value is faster
roundedLine: false, // whether the line is rounded, in pixels
showRemaining: true, // how the remaining percentage (100% - percentage)
fontFamily: 'Helvetica', // name of the font for the percentage
fontSize: '50px', // size of the percentage font, in pixels
showText: true, // whether to display the percentage text
diameter: 80, // diameter of the circle, in pixels
fontColor: 'rgba(25, 25, 25, 0.6)', // color of the font in the center of the loader, any CSS color would work, hex, rgb, rgba, hsl, hsla
lineColor: 'rgba(55, 55, 55, 1)', // line color of the main circle
remainingLineColor: 'rgba(55, 55, 55, 0.4)', // line color of the remaining percentage (if showRemaining is true)
lineWidth: 5 // the width of the circle line in pixels

6. Methods.

  • show() - method that displays the initial loader but does not animate it. For ex. you can use the show() method to display the loader at 0% and animate it by using the draw() method after you set the percent to load
  • draw() - animate the loader to the specified percentage
  • setPercent() - sets the percentage value of the loader, so you can use the draw() method afterwards to animate the loader
  • getPercent() - returns the percentage value of the loader

This awesome jQuery plugin is developed by For more Advanced Usages, please check the demo page or visit the official website.