C H A P T E R  20

Using the Tabs Widget

This chapter is dedicated to the tabs widget. The tabs widget is superficially similar to the accordion that I described in Chapter 19 but offers a lot more functionality and opportunities for customization. In common with the earlier widget chapters, I’ll start with details of how to create the widget and then show you the settings, methods, and events that are supported. I finish this chapter with an example of how you can use the tabs widget to present forms to users in sections, which is a useful technique for dealing with long forms that require a lot of data input. Table 20-1 provides the summary for this chapter.

Creating the Tabs

You create jQuery UI tabs using the tabs method. As with the accordion ...

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