10 Best Tabs Systems In JavaScript And/Or Pure CSS (2021 Update)

by jQueryScript,

What Is Tabs (Tabbed Content)

Tabs (tabbed content) is a UI component which organizes and displays multiple content sections in a single container with a tab navigation.

Your users are allowed to switch between these content sections by clicking o the tabs.

The Best Tabs Components

In this blog post you will find the 10 best jQuery, JavaScript, and Pure CSS based fully responsive tabs components for both desktop and mobile design. I hope you like it.

Originally Published Nov 13 2017, updated Feb 07 2021

Table of contents:

jQuery Tabs Plugins:

jQuery Plugin To Create Responsive Scrolling Bootstrap Tabs

A tiny jQuery plugin for responsive Bootstrap tabs component that makes your Bootstrap tab navigation scrollable when there's no enough screen space to display all tabs.

jQuery Plugin To Create Responsive Scrolling Bootstrap Tabs

[Demo] [Download]


Lightweight jQuery Responsive Tabs & Accordion Plugin - Responsive Tabs

Responsive Tabs is a lightweight and simple jQuery plugin for responsive tabbed interface that will transform to an accordion on window size change.

Lightweight jQuery Responsive Tabs & Accordion Plugin - Responsive Tabs

[Demo] [Download]


Accordion Like Content Tabs Plugin with jQuery - Easy Responsive Tabs

Easy Responsive Tabs is a simple jQuery plugin for quickly creating content Tabs which allow you organize larger groups of content into a tab interface.

Accordion Like Content Tabs Plugin with jQuery - Easy Responsive Tabs

[Demo] [Download]


Switch Between Tabs And Accordion On Resize - Bootstrap Tab Collapse

A jQuery plugin for mobile-friendly Bootstrap tabs component that automatically switches to a collapsible accordion interface in smaller devices like mobile and tablet.

Switch Between Tabs And Accordion On Resize - Bootstrap Tab Collapse

[Demo] [Download]


Responsive Multipurpose Tabs & Accordion Plugin With jQuery

A responsive, multipurpose, ajax-enabled and mobile-friendly jQuery tabbed content plugin which automatically switches between tabs and accordion interfaces depending on the screen size.

Responsive Multipurpose Tabs & Accordion Plugin With jQuery

[Demo] [Download]


Vanilla JS Tabs Libraries:

Tiny Nested Tabs With Vanilla JavaScript – Tabbis.js

Tabbis.js is a lightweight, pure JavaScript library for generating nice, clean, nested tabs from plain HTML structure.

tabbis.js

Demo Download


Responsive Tabs/Accordion In Vanilla JavaScript

A native JavaScript plugin to generate mobile-friendly horizontal or vertical tabs from unordered HTML lists.

Responsive Tabs/Accordion In Vanilla JavaScript

Demo Download


Pure CSS Tabs Components:

Responsive Vertical Tabs For Bootstrap 4

A pure CSS extension that creates vertically-oriented tabs component in your Bootstrap 4 project.

Responsive Vertical Tabs For Bootstrap 4

Demo Download


Responsive Tabbed Content With JavaScript And CSS3 – responsive-tabs

A responsive, minimal, clean tabs component that falls back to a linear content display when JavaScript is disabled.

Responsive Tabbed Content With JavaScript And CSS3 - responsive-tabs

Demo Download


Create A Responsive Tabs Component Using CSS

Just another animated, fully responsive tabs component implemented in pure CSS / CSS3 that uses radio buttons to switch between tabbed panels by clicking on the tab navigation. You will see a vertical accordion when you open the demo page on small screens.

Create A Responsive Tabs Component Using CSS

Demo Download


More Resources:

Want more jQuery plugins or JavaScript libraries to create awesome Tabs Components on the web & mobile? Check out the jQuery Tabs and JavaScript/CSS Tabs sections.

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