jQuery Mobile - Closing Panel


You can close the panel using Esc key or by clicking outside the panel using data-rel = "close" attribute.


Following example describes the use of closing panel in the jQuery Mobile framework.

<!DOCTYPE html>
      <title>Closing Panel</title>
      <meta name = "viewport" content = "width = device-width, initial-scale = 1">
      <link rel = "stylesheet" href = "https://code.jquery.com/mobile/1.4.5/jquery.mobile-1.4.5.min.css">
      <script src = "https://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.11.3.min.js"></script>
      <script src = "https://code.jquery.com/mobile/1.4.5/jquery.mobile-1.4.5.min.js"></script>

      <div data-role = "page" id = "page1">
         <div data-role = "panel" id = "panel1">
            <h2>This is Panel Header</h2>
            <p>You can close this panel by pressing the Esc key or by swiping or 
            clicking outside the panel.</p>
            <a href = "#page1" data-rel = "close" class = "ui-btn ui-btn-inline 
               ui-icon-delete ui-btn-icon-left">Close panel</a>
         <div data-role = "header">
         <div data-role = "main" class = "ui-content">
            <p>Click on the button to open Panel.</p>
            <a href = "#panel1" class = "ui-btn ui-btn-inline">Open Panel</a>
         <div data-role = "footer">


Let's carry out the following steps to see how the above code works −

  • Save the above html code as jqm_closing_panels.html file in your server root folder.

  • Open this HTML file as http://localhost/jqm_closing_panels.html and the following output will be displayed.

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