JavaScript Tabs – Examples and Tutorials

Tab interface is very popular. It is best ways to display maximum content in minimum place with better UI. For a web designers to do coding for that is bit hard thing, so let’s make it easier with below examples and tutorials, Here are different types of Tab scripts some have animated effects too.

MooTabs Using MooTools

MooTabs is a tiny(3kb) class for MooTools. As the name suggests, it’s main purpose is to help out with the creation of simple tab navigation.
As of version 1.2, you can also set tab content via an Ajax request. Click for more info!

jQuery UI Tabs

Organize your content into navigable tabs using jQuery‘s UI Tabs. Good thing is you can apply custom events and effects. It is fully tested with Firefox 2, Safari 2.0.4, Opera 9.24, IE 7, IE 6

Ajax Tabs Content

This is a versatile Ajax Tabs Content script that lets you display content pulled from external files inside a DIV and organized via CSS tabs. A fully unobtrusive, CSS and HTML based script, it supports practical features such as persistence of the active tab (ie: when page is reloaded), an “IFRAME” mode, a “slideshow” mode, ability to expand/contract arbitrary DIVs on the page at the same time, nested tabs, and much more

jQuery Coda Slider Tabs

This technique demonstrates an accessible ‘Coda’-like slider interface, but in addition, allows you to place links to the sliding content anywhere on the page and have the effect (and navigation) still work.

Coda-Slider 1.1.1

This is Updated Version of Coda Slider Tabs, Different classes for each tab. Now you can target individual tabs and give each one a different look. In the new demo, you’ll see that they just used different background colors to illustrate this feature, but of course you can use images if you like.

Sliding Tabs

Sliding Tabs is a mootools 1.11 plugin which adds a pretty neat effect. It’s a clone of something seen on Panic Software’s Coda site, which in turn was very similar to a widget used in the iTunes Music Store.

Featured Content Glide

This script lets you painlessly showcase new or featured contents on your page, by turning ordinary pieces of HTML content into an interactive, “glide in” slideshow. For the ultimate in the ability to customize its look, the pagination links are also ordinary links that you define on the page, but with special CSS class names inserted when it should perform a certain task (ie: “toc” class if it’s a pagination link). This means the pagination links can be styled and arranged any way you like. The script enlists the help of the jQuery library for its engine.

Tab Interface Tutorials

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  2. Ivan   •  

    One more addition to extend your list: dhtmlxTabbar – nice-looking dynamic tabs that can be left, right, top or bottom aligned.

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