Simple Step By Step Site Tour Plugin - Intro.js

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Simple Step By Step Site Tour Plugin - Intro.js

Intro.js is a simple and fast js library that makes it easier to create Step By Step website tour guide with keyboard and mouse support.

Good for introducing new features of your website or application.

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Install & Download

$ npm i intro.js

How to use it:

1. Include Intro.js and required CSS files on your web page

<!-- Core Stylesheet -->
<link href="introjs.css" rel="stylesheet" />
<!-- For RTL -->
<!-- <link href="introjs-rtl.css" rel="stylesheet"/> -->
<!-- JavaScript -->
<script src="intro.js"></script>

2. Include a theme CSS of your choice on the page. All possible themes:

  • Dark
  • Flattener
  • Modern
  • Nassim
  • Nazanin
  • Royal
<link href="themes/introjs-dark.css" rel="stylesheet">

3. Markup html structure. Simply using data-step, data-intro and data-position to create the site tour container. All possible data attributes:

  • data-intro: The tooltip text of step
  • data-step: the number (priority) of step
  • data-tooltipClass: the CSS class for tooltip
  • data-highlightClass: the CSS class for the helperLayer
  • data-position: top, left, right, bottom (default), bottom-left-aligned (same as bottom), bottom-middle-aligned, bottom-right-aligned or auto
  • data-scrollTo: the element to scroll to
  • data-disable-interaction: disable interactions with elements inside the highlighted box
<div data-step="1" data-intro="Content 1">Feature #1</div>
<div data-step="2" data-intro="Contetn 2" data-position='right'>Feature #2</div>
<div data-step="3" data-intro="Contetn 3" data-position='left'>Feature #3</div>

4. Create a link to trigger the site tour.

<a href="javascript:void(0);" onclick="javascript:introJs().start();">Show me how</a>

5. All possibile options.

/* Is this tour instance active? Don't show the tour again if this flag is set to false */
isActive: true,

/* Next button label in tooltip box */
nextLabel: "Next",

/* Previous button label in tooltip box */
prevLabel: "Back",

/* Skip button label in tooltip box */
skipLabel: "×",

/* Done button label in tooltip box */
doneLabel: "Done",

/* Hide previous button in the first step? Otherwise, it will be disabled button. */
hidePrev: false,

/* Hide next button in the last step? Otherwise, it will be disabled button (note: this will also hide the "Done" button) */
hideNext: false,

/* Change the Next button to Done in the last step of the intro? otherwise, it will render a disabled button */
nextToDone: true,

/* Default tooltip box position */
tooltipPosition: "bottom",

/* Next CSS class for tooltip boxes */
tooltipClass: "",

/* Start intro for a group of elements */
group: "",

/* CSS class that is added to the helperLayer */
highlightClass: "",

/* Close introduction when pressing Escape button? */
exitOnEsc: true,

/* Close introduction when clicking on overlay layer? */
exitOnOverlayClick: true,

/* Display the pagination detail */
showStepNumbers: false,

/* Pagination "of" label */
stepNumbersOfLabel: "of",

/* Let user use keyboard to navigate the tour? */
keyboardNavigation: true,

/* Show tour control buttons? */
showButtons: true,

/* Show tour bullets? */
showBullets: true,

/* Show tour progress? */
showProgress: false,

/* Scroll to highlighted element? */
scrollToElement: true,

 * Should we scroll the tooltip or target element?
 * Options are: 'element' or 'tooltip'
scrollTo: "element",

/* Padding to add after scrolling when element is not in the viewport (in pixels) */
scrollPadding: 30,

/* Set the overlay opacity */
overlayOpacity: 0.5,

/* To determine the tooltip position automatically based on the window.width/height */
autoPosition: true,

/* Precedence of positions, when auto is enabled */
positionPrecedence: ["bottom", "top", "right", "left"],

/* Disable an interaction with element? */
disableInteraction: false,

/* To display the "Don't show again" checkbox in the tour */
dontShowAgain: false,
dontShowAgainLabel: "Don't show this again",

/* "Don't show again" cookie name and expiry (in days) */
dontShowAgainCookie: "introjs-dontShowAgain",
dontShowAgainCookieDays: 365,

/* Set how much padding to be used around helper element */
helperElementPadding: 10,

/* Default hint position */
hintPosition: "top-middle",

/* Hint button label */
hintButtonLabel: "Got it",

/* Display the "Got it" button? */
hintShowButton: true,

/* Hints auto-refresh interval in ms (set to -1 to disable) */
hintAutoRefreshInterval: 10,

/* Adding animation to hints? */
hintAnimation: true,

/* additional classes to put on the buttons */
buttonClass: "introjs-button",

/* additional classes to put on progress bar */
progressBarAdditionalClass: false,

6. API methods available.

// start the intro

// goto specific step

// goto specific step with the concrete step

// add step

// add steps

// goto next step

// back to prev step

// exit the into

// set option(s)
introJs.setOption(option, value)

// refresh

// event handlers

7. If you want to add hints to the tours.

<a href='' 
   data-hint='Step one!'

8. Possible options for the hints.

  hint: 'text for the hint',
  element: element,
  hintPosition: 'top-middle',
  hintAnimation: true

9. API methods for the hints.

// set option(s)
introJs.setOption(option, value)

// refresh

// add hints

// show specified hint

// show hints

// hide specified hint

// show hint dialog

// hide all hints

// event handlers


v7.2.0 (2023-08-15)

  • Bugfix

v7.1.0 (2023-08-14)

  • Refactoring the folder structure and improving types
  • feat: adding typescript type declarations
  • bugfixes

v7.0.1 (2023-03-26)

  • Bug Fix

v7.0.0 (2023-03-26)

  • Bug Fix
  • Move to Typescript

v6.0.0 (2022-07-10)

  • feat: async/await style callbacks and functions
  • Correct position of skip button when having multiline titles

v5.1.0 (2022-04-05)

  • feat: "Don't show again" feature
  • feat: Adding pagination's "of" label to options

v5.0.0 (2022-02-07)

  • fix: data attrs must be separated with a hyphen
  • Adding ESM + minifying all assets by default

v4.3.0 (2021-11-07)

  • Hint show/hide flag
  • Hint CSS improvements
  • Bug Fix
  • fix: scroll top position for fixed elements
  • fix:hint live refresh

v4.2.0 (2021-08-28)

  • fix: scroll top position for fixed elements

v4.1.0 (2021-06-18)

  • feat: updating the bullets layer after refresh(true)
  • fix: exit() should not throw an exception if the parent elements are removed

v4.0.0 (2021-06-13)

  • refactoring the introForElements function

v3.4.0 (2021-03-25)

  • Fixing the overlay layer for position relative/sticky targets
  • Fixesed: Positioning breaks when passing relatively-positioned element to introJs()
  • Fix for setting left style checkRight.js

v3.3.1 (2021-02-07)

  • Adding autoPosition option

v3.2.1 (2020-12-20)

  • Bug Fix

v3.2.0 (2020-12-17)

  • Bug Fix

v3.1.0 (2020-02-13)

  • feat: adding title field to intro items
  • fix(babel): updating the browser support
  • feat: box-shadow background
  • fix(intro): adding hasAttribute


  • Fixed calculating tooltip bottom position

v2.9.3 (2018-07-20)

  • hotfix to skipping and exiting the intro


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