Solved

Multiple vertical sliding panels for social media links

Posted on 2013-06-25
5
348 Views
Last Modified: 2013-07-02
I want to create multiple vertical sliding panels on a page for social media links, etc

How can I edit the jquery in this demo please in order to display multiple panels?

http://spyrestudios.com/how-to-create-a-sexy-vertical-sliding-panel-using-jquery-and-css3/
0
Comment
Question by:aliciabutler
  • 2
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 52

Accepted Solution

by:
Julian Hansen earned 250 total points
ID: 39274433
What you need to do is give your trigger buttons an id that is in some way linked to their corresponding panel. For instance

class="trigger" id="trigger1"

Then for the panel id would be something like

class="panel" id="trigger1_panel"

The JQuery then becomes as follows

$(document).ready(function(){
	    $(".trigger").click(function(){
	        $("#" + $(this).attr("id") + "_panel").toggle("fast");
	        $(this).toggleClass("active");
	        return false;
	    });
	});

Open in new window

0
 
LVL 43

Assisted Solution

by:Chris Stanyon
Chris Stanyon earned 250 total points
ID: 39275413
Rather than concatenating one id from another, why not just use a data attribute to define the expanding div.

$(".trigger").click(function(){
    $("#" + $(this).data("panel")).toggle("fast");
    $(this).toggleClass("active");
});

<div class="trigger" data-panel="panel1">Trigger</div>
<div class="panel" id="panel1">This is a panel</div>

<div class="trigger" data-panel="panel2">Trigger</div>
<div class="panel" id="panel2">This is a panel</div>

<div class="trigger" data-panel="panel3">Trigger</div>
<div class="panel" id="panel3">This is a panel</div>

Open in new window

0
 
LVL 52

Expert Comment

by:Julian Hansen
ID: 39276157
@Chris ... because that takes more coding and I am a typical lazy programmer.

If the trigger is an <a> you can also put the id in the HRef attribute

The cost of retrieving it is effectively the same in all cases.

In your example you are concactenating the '#' which comes to the same thing. You could put the '#' in the data- attribute as well.

All much of a muchness at the end of the day.
0
 
LVL 43

Expert Comment

by:Chris Stanyon
ID: 39276594
$(this).attr("id") + "_panel"
$(this).data("panel")

It seems like less coding, but yeah, they're pretty much the same - personally, I just prefer to use the data attribute to store arbitrary data. Always nice to have options though :)
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:aliciabutler
ID: 39293286
Works beautifully!  Thanks both of you
0

Featured Post

3 Use Cases for Connected Systems

Our Dev teams are like yours. They’re continually cranking out code for new features/bugs fixes, testing, deploying, testing some more, responding to production monitoring events and more. It’s complex. So, we thought you’d like to see what’s working for us.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

I found this questions asking how to do this in many different forums, so I will describe here how to implement a solution using PHP and AJAX. The logical flow for the problem should be: Write an event handler for the first drop down box to get …
Introduction If you're like most people, you have occasionally made a typographical error when you're entering information into an online form.  And to your consternation, the browser remembers the error, and offers to autocomplete your future entr…
The viewer will learn the basics of jQuery, including how to invoke it on a web page. Reference your jQuery libraries: (CODE) Include your new external js/jQuery file: (CODE) Write your first lines of code to setup your site for jQuery.: (CODE)
The viewer will learn the basics of jQuery including how to code hide show and toggles. Reference your jQuery libraries: (CODE) Include your new external js/jQuery file: (CODE) Write your first lines of code to setup your site for jQuery…

867 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

22 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now