Flat Virtual Keyboard Plugin with jQuery and jQuery UI - jqKeyboard

Flat Virtual Keyboard Plugin with jQuery and jQuery UI - jqKeyboard
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jqKeyboard is a jQuery & jQuery UI based plugin for displaying a draggable, flat styled virtual keyboard on your screen that supports custom keyboard layout.

How to use it:

1. Load jQuery and jQuery UI libraries into the html document.

<script src="/path/to/jquery.min.js"></script>
<script src="/path/to/jquery-ui.min.js"></script>

2. Download the jqKeyboard plugin and load the jqkeyboard.js & jqkeyboard.css in the document.

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

3. Initialize the plugin and we're done. Click on the keyboard icon at the bottom of the webpage to toggle a virtual keyboard.

jqKeyboard.init()

4. Display the virtual keyboard inside a specific container.

jqKeyboard.init({
  containment: "#container",
});

5. Change the color of the keyboard icon.

jqKeyboard.init({
  containment: "#container",
  icon: "dark"
});

6. You can specify an array of elements allowed to accept the input form the virtual keyboard.

jqKeyboard.init({
  containment: "#container",
  allowed: ["input"],
  icon: "dark"
});

7. Customize the keyboard layout.

jqKeyboard.layouts = [{
  lang: "en",
  layout: ["`|~ 1|! 2|@ 3|# 4|$ 5|% 6|^ 7|& 8|* 9|( 0|) -|_ =|+ <<backspace>>",
          "<<tab>> q w e r t y u i o p [|{ ]|} \\||",
          "<<capslock>> a s d f g h j k l ;|: '|\" <<enter>>",
          "<<shift>> z x c v b n m ,|< .|> /|? <<shift>>",
          "<<space>>"]
}, {
  lang: "bg",
  layout: ["(|) 1|! 2|? 3|+ 4|\" 5|% 6|= 7|: 8|/ 9|\u2013 0|\u2116 -|$ .|\u20AC <<backspace>>",
          "<<tab>> ,|\u044B \u0443 \u0435 \u0438 \u0448 \u0449 \u043A \u0441 \u0434 \u0437 \u0446 ;|\u00A7",
          "<<capslock>> \u044C \u044F \u0430 \u043E \u0436 \u0433 \u0442 \u043D \u0432 \u043C \u0447 \u201E|\u201C <<enter>>",
          "<<shift>> \u045D \u044E \u0439 \u044A \u044D \u0444 \u0445 \u043F \u0440 \u043B \u0431 <<shift>>",
          "<<space>>"]
}];

Changelog:

v1.0.2 (2018-12-02)

  • Handle dynamically-created allowed elements. 

2017-07-31

  • Refactored code

2017-07-23


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