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jquery cookie help on selected tabs

dolythgoe asked
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
Hi all,

I have a script which fades in content between tabs but I'm looking to add cookie code that I've successfully used elsewhere. I'm using the cookie jquery plugin:


Here's my tab code: - looking to default to :first if nothing is set in the cookie or get the selected state from the cookie and display that first

//Load/Hide Tabs
$(document).ready(function() {

	//When page loads...;
	$(".tab_content").hide(); //Hide all content

	$("ul.tabs li:first").addClass("active").show(); //Activate first tab
	$(".tab_content:first").show(); //Show first tab content

	//On Click Event
	$("ul.tabs li").click(function() {
		$("ul.tabs li").removeClass("active"); //Remove any "active" class
		$(this).addClass("active"); //Add "active" class to selected tab
		$(".tab_content").hide(); //Hide all tab content
		var activeTab = $(this).find("a").attr("href"); //Find the href attribute value to identify the active tab + content
		$(activeTab).fadeIn(); //Fade in the active ID content
		return false;


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