Simple Accessible jQuery Tabs Plugin - tabs.js

Simple Accessible jQuery Tabs Plugin - tabs.js
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Use this tabs.js jQuery plugin to create a simple, accessible tabs component that supports ARIA attributes, content preloader and keyboard interactions.

How to use it:

1. Link to the required style sheet jquery.tabs.css.

<link rel="stylesheet" href="jquery.tabs.css">

2. Create tab navigation together with the tab panels and preloaders as follows:

<div data-tabs-role="tabs" class="tabs tabs_style_default">
  <span class="tabs__description visuallyhidden" data-tabs-role="description">Use left and right arrows to navigate between tabs.</span>
  <div class="tabs__head">
    <button class="tabs__tab" type="button" data-tabs-target="tab1" data-tabs-role="tab">Tab 1</button>
    <button class="tabs__tab" type="button" data-tabs-target="tab2" data-tabs-role="tab">Tab 2</button>
    <button class="tabs__tab" type="button" data-tabs-target="tab3" data-tabs-role="tab">Tab 3</button>
  </div>
  <div class="tabs__body">
    <div class="tabs__pane" data-tabs-id="tab1">
      <h4>Tab 1 Content demo</h4>
      <p>Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, <a href="#">consectetur adipisicing elit</a>. Perferendis dolorem incidunt accusantium quaerat similique repellat eius veritatis porro dolore quod voluptate, atque ipsa? Odit aspernatur veritatis, ad veniam consequatur! Eveniet.</p>
    </div>
    <div class="tabs__pane" data-tabs-id="tab2">
      <h4>Tab 2 Content demo</h4>
      <p>Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit. Perferendis dolorem incidunt accusantium quaerat similique repellat eius veritatis porro dolore quod voluptate, atque ipsa? Odit aspernatur veritatis, ad veniam consequatur! Eveniet.</p>
    </div>
    <div class="tabs__pane" data-tabs-id="tab3">
      <h4>Tab 3 Content demo</h4>
      <p>Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit. Perferendis dolorem incidunt accusantium quaerat similique repellat eius veritatis porro dolore quod voluptate, atque ipsa? Odit aspernatur veritatis, ad veniam consequatur! Eveniet.</p>
    </div>
    <div class="tabs__preloader" data-tabs-role="preloader"></div>
  </div>
</div>

3. Link to jQuery library and the main JavaScript file jquery.tabs.js at the bottom of the webpage.

<script src="//code.jquery.com/jquery.min.js"></script>
<script src="jquery.tabs.js"></script>

4. Initialize the tabs component.

$('[data-tabs-role="tabs"]').tabs();

5. Plugin's default options.

$('[data-tabs-role="tabs"]').tabs({
  tabActive: 'tabs__tab_active',
  paneActive: 'tabs__pane_active'
});

6. The plugin comes with an event which will be triggered when tab is changed.

$(window).on('change.tabs', function(event) {
  // do something
});

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