Simple Step-by-step Form Wizard with jQuery - Simple Wizard

Simple Step-by-step Form Wizard with jQuery - Simple Wizard
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Simple Wizard is a simple, lightweight jQuery plugin which convert a long form into a wizard form where the visitors are able to navigate between form steps with next / previous buttons. Integrated with jQuery validate plugin to provide input validation as you fill out the form.

How to use it:

1. Add jQuery library together with the jQuery validate plugin and jquery.simplewizard.js to your web page.

<script src="//"></script>
<script src="jquery.validate.min.js"></script>
<script src="dist/jquery.simplewizard.js"></script>

2. Create a standard html form as follow.

<form id="demo" class="wizard">
  <div class="wizard-header">
      <ul class="nav nav-tabs">
          <li role="presentation" class="wizard-step-indicator"><a href="#start">Start</a></li>
          <li role="presentation" class="wizard-step-indicator"><a href="#profile">Profile</a></li>
          <li role="presentation" class="wizard-step-indicator"><a href="#messages">Messages</a></li>
          <li role="presentation" class="wizard-step-indicator"><a href="#finish">Finish</a></li>
  <div class="wizard-content">
      <div id="start" class="wizard-step">
          <button type="button" class="wizard-next">Start</button>
          <button type="button" class="wizard-goto" value="3">Go to last</button>
      <div id="profile" class="wizard-step">
          <div class="form-group">
              <label for="name">Name</label>
              <input type="text" id="name" class="form-control required" />
          <button type="button" class="wizard-prev">Previous</button>
          <button type="button" class="wizard-next">Next</button>
      <div id="messages" class="wizard-step">
          <div class="form-group">
              <label for="message">Message</label>
              <textarea id="message" class="form-control required"></textarea>
          <button type="button" class="wizard-prev">Previous</button>
          <button type="button" class="wizard-next">Next</button>
      <div id="finish" class="wizard-step">
          <button type="button" class="wizard-prev">Previous</button>
          <button type="button" class="wizard-finish">Finish</button>
          <button type="button" class="wizard-goto" value="0">Go to first</button>

3. Call the function on the form element.

  // options here

4. Style the form wizard in the CSS.

.wizard-content {
  overflow: hidden;
  position: relative;
  min-height: 300px;

.wizard-step {
  position: absolute;
  width: 100%;
  left: 100%;
  opacity: 0;
  -webkit-transition: left 0.5s ease-in-out, opacity 0.5s ease;
  transition: left 0.5s ease-in-out, opacity 0.5s ease;

.wizard-step.wizard-done {
  left: -100%;
  z-index: -1;
  opacity: 0;

.wizard-step.wizard-current {
  left: 0;
  z-index: 1;
  opacity: 1;

.wizard-step.wizard-current + .wizard-step {
  left: 100%;
  z-index: 0;

5. Default plugin settings & callbacks.

// done state CSS class
cssClassStepDone: "wizard-done",

// active state CSS class
cssClassStepActive: "wizard-current",

// callbacks
onInit: function () {},
onChange: function () {},
onFinish: function () {}

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