Responsive & Touch-Friendly jQuery Color Picker Sliders

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Responsive & Touch-Friendly jQuery Color Picker Sliders

Color Picker Sliders is a plugin for jQuery which allows your visitor to select colors from color picker sliders. The plugin currently supports CIE Lch color model, RGB Color & Opacity Picker, HSL Color Picker, etc.

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Basic Usage:

1. Include jQuery library and jQuery Color Picker Sliders on your web page

<script src=""></script>
<script src="jquery-colorpickersliders/jquery.colorpickersliders.js"></script>
<link href="jquery-colorpickersliders/jquery.colorpickersliders.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" media="all">

2. Include other necessary javascript files on the web page

<script src="libraries/jquery.hammer.js"></script>
<script src="libraries/tinycolor.js"></script>

3. Create a input field that popups a color picker interface when focused on

<input id="color" type="text" class="demo-popup" value="#56B29A" data-color-format="hex">

4. Call the plugin

    previewontriggerelement: true,
    flat: false,
    color: '#cf966f',
    order: {
        rgb: 1,
        preview: 2

5. Settings

  • color - This is the initial color if there is no valid (any CSS formatted) color value on the connected input element. Can be in any format that Tiny Color supports.
  • connectedinput - selector or jQuery object: The connected input elements value will be automatically updated in sync with the color picker. The color format which the color is represented i the input can be set via the data-color-format property. It can be any of hex, hsl or rgb. If it is hex, then the opacity will be discarded.
  • flat - false: The color picker is rendered in a popup, which is shown on focus of the connected element. true: The color picker is rendered right after the connected element, and is always visible.
  • previewontriggerelement - true: Preview of the color on the connected element's background. false: No preview on the connected element.
  • previewcontrasttreshold - 30: If previewontriggerelement is enabled, then if the lightness is below of this value, the element's text color will be white. Otherwise the text is black.
  • erroneousciecolormarkers - true: Unconvertable CIE colors are marked with an exclamation mark on the CIE sliders level marker. false: No exclamation mark on the markers.
  • invalidcolorsopacity - 1: Opacity of the invalid (unconvertable) area of the CIE sliders.
  • finercierangeedges - true: Sharper, more accurate edges of the valid CIE ranges on the sliders. false: Smoother edges of the valid CIE ranges on the sliders.
  • onchange - function(container, color): This function is triggered when the color is changed with the sliders or via a connected input. The color parameter holds the actual color object in the following formats: rgb object, hsl object, cie lch object, Tiny Color object.

Change log:

v4.1.6 (2014-02-13)

  • Fixed gradient rendering issues

v4.1.6 (2014-02-11)

  • Fixed rendering in Firefox

v4.1.5 (2014-02-11)

  • Fixed triggerelement color update with flat rendering

v4.1.4 (2014-02-10)

  • Fixed: settings.previewformat doesn't work

v4.1.3 (2014-02-07)

  • Fixed: Need a way to get the current color object

v4.1.2 (2014-01-30)

  • New setting to prevent touch keyboard to show up on focus.

v4.0.0 (2014-01-29)

  • Added SVG fallback (IE9, IE Mobile)

v3.1.0 (2013-11-16)

  • fixed code formatting

v3.0.5 (2013-10-08)

  • Fixed flat rendering.

v3.0.4 (2013-09-21)

  • New setting: previewformat
  • New feature: customizable color swatches

v3.0.3 (2013-09-16)

  • fixed android js error

v3.0.2 (2013-09-10)

  • Fixing jshint errors.

v3.0.1 (2013-09-09)

  • New feature: customizable color swatches
  • Disabled context menu, because it messed up the events.

v3.0.0 (2013-09-04)

  • Fixed full demo.
  • New feature: customizable color swatches

v2.0.2 (2013-08-20)

  • Fixed event name.
  • Can access some internal methods via triggers.

v1.2.5 (2013-08-20)

  • Fixed touch event handling.

v1.2.4 (2013-08-20)

  • better update timing

v1.2.3 (2013-08-19)

  • Fixed typo which caused the slider to not work in Firefox..

v1.2.2 (2013-08-19)

  • Fixed popup position.

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