Super Simple jQuery Based Modal Window - Overlay.js

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Super Simple jQuery Based Modal Window - Overlay.js

Overlay.js is a minimalist jQuery plugin used to popup a responsive & CSS3 animated modal window with a fullscreen overlay. Click anywhere on the overlay to close the modal window.

How to use it:

1. Load the jQuery overlay plugin's javascript and CSS in the web page.

<link rel="stylesheet" href="dist/overlay.css">
<script src="//"></script>
<script src="dist/overlay.js"></script>

2. Create the Html for a modal window.

<div class="overlay" id="demo">
  <div class="modal">
    <h1>Hello World</h1>
    <p>This is a modal.</p>

3. Create a link to trigger the modal window.

<a data-overlay-trigger="demo" href="#!">Click me</a>

4. Initialize the plugin on document ready.

$(document).ready(function() {

5. Hide the modal. Useful for close button within your modal window.

<a href="#!" onclick="$('.overlay#demo').trigger('hide');return false;">Close</a>

Change log:


  • added close button.

v1.1.0 (2015-05-28)

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