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jQuery UI Cookbook by Adam Boduch

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Chapter 10. Using Tabs

In this chapter, we will cover:

  • Working with remote tab content
  • Giving tabs an icon
  • Simplifying the tab theme
  • Using tabs as URL navigation links
  • Creating effects between tab transitions
  • Sorting tabs using the sortable interaction
  • Setting the active tab using href

Introduction

The tabs widget is a container used to organize the content on your page. It is an excellent way to consolidate your page content so only the relevant items are displayed. The user has an easy navigation mechanism to activate content. The tabs widget can be applied in a larger navigational context, where the tabs widget is the main top-level container element for the page. It can also serve well as a smaller component for a specific page element, used to simply ...

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