10 Best Range Slider Plugins In JavaScript (2022 Update)

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What Is Range Slider?

Range slider is a two-handle slider control that allows the user to select one or a range of values (e.g. prices, dates, times, etc) by dragging handles.

How To Create Custom Range Slider Using CSS?

The fastest way to create custom range slider is to use the CSS pseudo-element as follows:

.slider::-webkit-slider-thumb {
  -webkit-appearance: none; /* Override default look */
  appearance: none;
  width: 25px; /* Set a specific slider handle width */
  height: 25px; /* Slider handle height */
  background: #4CAF50; /* Green background */
  cursor: pointer; /* Cursor on hover */
}

.slider::-moz-range-thumb {
  width: 25px; /* Set a specific slider handle width */
  height: 25px; /* Slider handle height */
  background: #4CAF50; /* Green background */
  cursor: pointer; /* Cursor on hover */
}

The Best Range Slider Plugins

A range slider is a versatile component that allows users to interactively edit numeric values by dragging a handle in the middle of a range.

There are numerous range slider plugins available for web development. In this article, I will be introducing to you the 10 best jQuery range slider plugins and Vanilla JS range slider libraries to help enhance your range slider experience while maintaining a decent level of browser support. I hope you like it.

Originally Published Oct 09 2019, updated Feb 24 2022

Table of contents:

jQuery Range Slider Plugins:

Convenient Price Range Slider With jQuery UI

A simple jQuery and jQuery UI based price range slider for eCommerce websites that enable the customers to filter product list by a price range specified in the min/max value fields or by dragging the slider handlers.

Convenient Price Range Slider With jQuery UI

[Demo] [Download]


Highly Customizable Range Slider Plugin For Bootstrap - Bootstrap Slider

Bootstrap Slider is a jQuery plugin that uses native Bootstrap styling to generate highly configurable, accessible, touch-friendly single value sliders or range sliders from normal range inputs.

Highly Customizable Range Slider Plugin For Bootstrap - Bootstrap Slider

[Demo] [Download]


Range Slider With Custom Handles Labels Scales - rangeSlider.js

Yet another custom range slider control plugin that allows the user to pick a single value or a range of values (2 handles) within a predefined range.

Range Slider With Custom Handles Labels Scales - rangeSlider.js

[Demo] [Download]


Accessible Touch-friendly Range Slider Plugin - noUiSlider

noUiSlider is a Lightweight and Customisable plugin for creating really cool, touch-friendly Range Sliders without having to include the complete jQuery UI library.

Accessible Touch-friendly Range Slider Plugin -  noUiSlider

[Demo] [Download]


jQuery Circular Range Slider Plugin - roundSlider

roundSlider is a jQuery plugin for converting a DIV element into a circular range slider which helps you slide range of values with mouse drag.

jQuery Circular Range Slider Plugin - roundSlider

[Demo] [Download]


Vanilla JavaScript Range Slider Plugins:

Animated Customizable Range Slider In Pure JavaScript – rSlider.js

rSlider.js is a dependency-free JavaScript library for dynamically rendering pretty nice range sliders with custom scales, labels, and tooltips.

rSlider.js

Demo Download


Creative Circular Range Slider With JavaScript And SVG

A Javascript library that enables developers to draw circular range slider controls with legend data using plain JavaScript and SVG element.

Creative Circular Range Slider With JavaScript And SVG

Demo Download


HTML5 Multi-handle Range Slider Polyfill Solution – multirange

A tiny JavaScript polyfill for HTML5 ‘multiple’ range input, with support for Keyboard accessible and customizable slider / handle styles.

HTML5 Multi-handle Range Slider Polyfill Solution – multirange

Demo Download


Modern Range Slider With Rolling Counter

A JavaScript/CSS solution to create a modern range slider control with a rolling counter representing the current value you picked.

Modern Range Slider With Rolling Counter

Demo Download


Clean Mobile-friendly Range Slider In JavaScript – rangeslider-js

A tiny JavaScript plugin that converts the normal range input into a pretty clean, fully responsive, and touch-friendly range slider.

Clean Mobile-friendly Range Slider In JavaScript - rangeslider-js

Demo Download


Conclusion:

In this short roundup I’m going to introduce you to range slider plugins for JavaScript. The main focus of this list is to help frontend developers find an easy way to create interactive and responsive range sliders with minimum coding efforts. Hopefully you will find these options helpful, especially in your next slider development project.

Looking for more jQuery plugins or JavaScript libraries to create awesome Range Slider on the web & mobile? See jQuery Range Slider and JavaScript Range Slider sections for more details.

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