Powerful & Responsive jQuery Step-By-Step Form Plugin - Ideal Forms 3

Powerful & Responsive jQuery Step-By-Step Form Plugin - Ideal Forms 3
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Ideal Forms 3 is a form plugin for jQuery and jQuery UI that makes it easy to create a beautiful, responsive and extendable HTML5 step-by-step form for your project.

Features:

  • Real-time form validation.
  • Ajax enabled.
  • Data format and input mask with lots of built-in rules.
  • Contextual help on input fields.
  • Keyboard support.
  • Custom checkboxes, radio buttons, input fields and buttons.
  • Date picker with jQuery UI.
  • Localization and themable.

How to use it:

1. Include required jquery.idealforms.css in the head section of your web page.

<link rel="stylesheet" href="css/jquery.idealforms.css">

2. Markup html structure.

<div class="idealsteps-container">
<nav class="idealsteps-nav"></nav>
<form action="" novalidate autocomplete="off" class="idealforms">
<div class="idealsteps-wrap"> 

<!-- Step 1 -->

<section class="idealsteps-step">
<div class="field">
<label class="main">Username:</label>
<input name="username" type="text" data-idealforms-ajax="ajax.php">
<span class="error"></span> </div>
<div class="field">
<label class="main">E-Mail:</label>
<input name="email" type="email">
<span class="error"></span> </div>
<div class="field">
<label class="main">Password:</label>
<input name="password" type="password">
<span class="error"></span> </div>
<div class="field">
<label class="main">Confirm:</label>
<input name="confirmpass" type="password">
<span class="error"></span> </div>
<div class="field">
<label class="main">Date:</label>
<input name="date" type="text" placeholder="mm/dd/yyyy" class="datepicker">
<span class="error"></span> </div>
<div class="field">
<label class="main">Picture:</label>
<input id="picture" name="picture" type="file" multiple>
<span class="error"></span> </div>
<div class="field">
<label class="main">Website:</label>
<input name="website" type="text">
<span class="error"></span> </div>
<div class="field buttons">
<label class="main">&nbsp;</label>
<button type="button" class="next">Next &raquo;</button>
</div>
</section>

<!-- Step 2 -->

<section class="idealsteps-step">
<div class="field">
<label class="main">Sex:</label>
<p class="group">
<label>
<input name="sex" type="radio" value="male">
Male</label>
<label>
<input name="sex" type="radio" value="female">
Female</label>
</p>
<span class="error"></span> </div>
<div class="field">
<label class="main">Hobbies:</label>
<p class="group">
<label>
<input name="hobbies[]" type="checkbox" value="football">
Football</label>
<label>
<input name="hobbies[]" type="checkbox" value="basketball">
Basketball</label>
<label>
<input name="hobbies[]" type="checkbox" value="dancing">
Dancing</label>
<label>
<input name="hobbies[]" type="checkbox" value="dancing">
Parkour</label>
<label>
<input name="hobbies[]" type="checkbox" value="dancing">
Videogames</label>
</p>
<span class="error"></span> </div>
<div class="field buttons">
<label class="main">&nbsp;</label>
<button type="button" class="prev">&laquo; Prev</button>
<button type="button" class="next">Next &raquo;</button>
</div>
</section>

<!-- Step 3 -->

<section class="idealsteps-step">
<div class="field">
<label class="main">Phone:</label>
<input name="phone" type="text" placeholder="000-000-0000">
<span class="error"></span> </div>
<div class="field">
<label class="main">Zip:</label>
<input name="zip" type="text" placeholder="00000">
<span class="error"></span> </div>
<div class="field">
<label class="main">Options:</label>
<select name="options" id="">
<option value="default">&ndash; Select an option &ndash;</option>
<option value="1">One</option>
<option value="2">Two</option>
<option value="3">Three</option>
<option value="4">Four</option>
</select>
<span class="error"></span> </div>
<div class="field">
<label class="main">Comments:</label>
<textarea name="comments" cols="30" rows="10"></textarea>
<span class="error"></span> </div>
<div class="field buttons">
<label class="main">&nbsp;</label>
<button type="button" class="prev">&laquo; Prev</button>
<button type="submit" class="submit">Submit</button>
</div>
</section>
</div>
<span id="invalid"></span>
</form>
</div>

3. Include jQuery javascript library, jQuery UI and jQuery Ideal Forms 3 at the bottom of your web page.

<script src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.10.2/jquery.min.js"></script>
<script src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jqueryui/1.10.3/jquery-ui.min.js"></script> 
<script src="js/out/jquery.idealforms.js"></script> 

4. Call the plugin and configure the form in the javascript.

<script>

$('form.idealforms').idealforms({

silentLoad: false,

rules: {
'username': 'required username ajax',
'email': 'required email',
'password': 'required pass',
'confirmpass': 'required equalto:password',
'date': 'required date',
'picture': 'required extension:jpg:png',
'website': 'url',
'hobbies[]': 'minoption:2 maxoption:3',
'phone': 'required phone',
'zip': 'required zip',
'options': 'select:default',
},

errors: {
'username': {
ajaxError: 'Username not available'
}
},

onSubmit: function(invalid, e) {
e.preventDefault();
$('#invalid')
.show()
.toggleClass('valid', ! invalid)
.text(invalid ? (invalid +' invalid fields') : 'All good!');
}
});



$('form.idealforms').find('input, select, textarea').on('change keyup', function() {
$('#invalid').hide();
});

$('form.idealforms').idealforms('addRules', {
'comments': 'required minmax:50:200'
});

$('.prev').click(function(){
$('.prev').show();
$('form.idealforms').idealforms('prevStep');
});
$('.next').click(function(){
$('.next').show();
$('form.idealforms').idealforms('nextStep');
});

</script>

5. Check the Full Document for more information.


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