jQuery Simple Faq Widget with Accordion Effect - jquerySimpleFAQ

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jQuery Simple Faq Widget with Accordion Effect - jquerySimpleFAQ

jquerySimpleFAQ is a simple and easy-to-setup jQuery plugin that allows you to create Frequently Asked Questions and Answers interface on your website. Each item can be extended and collapse with a smooth accordion animation effect when the title clicked on. You can use either HTML data source or JSON data source to build your FAQ list.

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How to use it:

1. Include the latest jQuery library on your web page

<script src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.9.1/jquery.min.js"></script>

2. Include jQuery jquerySimpleFAQ plugin on the page, after jQuery library, before </body> tag

<script src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.9.1/jquery.min.js"></script>
<script src="src/jquery.simpleFAQ.js"></script>
<script src="src/jquery.quicksilver.js"></script>

3. With an HTML data source

<ul id="faqList">

<p class="question">Qusetion 1</p>
<div class="answer">
Answer 1



<script type="text/javascript">
  $(document).ready(function() {

4. Using a JSON data source

<div><input type="text" id="faqSearch" /></div>
<ul id="faqList"></ul>

  data: [
      question: "This is a question?",
      answer: "This is the answer.",
      tags: "tags, help, searching" // OPTIONAL, useful for search scoring (and displaying if you wish)
  allowSearch: true,
  searchNode: '#faqSearch'

5. The CSS

.simpleFAQ_list li {
list-style: none;
.simpleFAQ_list .question {
padding-left: 18px;
background: transparent url('plus.png') left center no-repeat;
cursor: pointer;
.simpleFAQShowing .question {
background: transparent url('minus.png') left center no-repeat;
.simpleFAQ_list .simpleFAQHover {
color: #060;
.simpleFAQ_item .answer {
margin-left: 1em;
border: 1px solid #66c;
padding: 0.4em;
.simpleFAQ_item .tags {
display: none;

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