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Demo

Tab or click through the form fields to see helpful hinters and your form progress

Documentation

..:: Getting Started

Include the relevant files

Firstly include jQuery and the progression.css and progress.js files. Place these before </head> section

<link href='progression.css' rel='stylesheet' type='text/css'>
<script type="text/javascript" src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.7.2/jquery.min.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="progression.js"></script>
						
Create a form

You must give your form a unique ID. You then need to add a data attribute of data-progression to each element that needs to be a step in the form progression.

The helper text for the tooltip can be set by adding data-helper to the element. This is demonstrated below

<form id="myform">
    <p>
    	<label for="">Name</label> 
    	<input data-progression="" type="text" data-helper="Help users through forms by prividing helpful hinters" name="name" value="" placeholder="" />
    </p>
  </form>

						
Initiate the plugin

Once you have created your form you will need to initiate the plugin.

At its most basic level you can initiate the plugin like:

$(document).ready(function ($) {

    $("#myform").progression();

});
						

If you want to initiate the plugin with options then you can do so like:

$("#myform").progression({
        tooltipWidth: '200',
        tooltipPosition: 'right',
        tooltipOffset: '50',
        showProgressBar: true,
        showHelper: true,
        tooltipFontSize: '14',
        tooltipFontColor: 'fff',
        progressBarBackground: 'fff',
        progressBarColor: '6EA5E1',
        tooltipBackgroundColor: 'a2cbfa',
        tooltipPadding: '10',
        tooltipAnimate: true
    });				

..:: Options

Variable Default Value Description Valid Options
tooltipWidth 200 The width in pixels that you would like the tooltip to be
tooltipPosition right Whether the tooltip should sit to the left or right of the form left/right
tooltipOffset 50 The width in pixels that you would like the offset of the tooltip to be
showProgressBar true Whether the progress bar should be displayed or not true/false
showHelper true Whether the helper text should be shown or not true/false
tooltipFontSize 14 Set the font size of the helper text in pixels
tooltipFontColor ffffff The hash color reference of the helper text
progressBarBackground ffffff The hash color reference of the progress bar background
progressBarColor 6EA5E1 The hash color reference of the progress bar
tooltipPadding 10 The padding for the tooltip in pixels
tooltipAnimate true Whether to animate the tooltip or not true/false
Created by @aaronlumsden