jQuery Mobile - Basic Collapsible


Collapsible block of content can be created using data-role = "collapsible" attribute to a container. Inside the container, you can add any header or legend element. Header will be styled by the framework to appear like a clickable button.

Below the header, you can add HTML markup of your choice and it will be shown/hidden whenever the heading is clicked.


Following example demonstrates the use of basic collapsible in jQuery Mobile.

<!DOCTYPE html>
      <title>Basic collapsible</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 = "collapsible">
         <p>Hi! This is collapsible content.</p>


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

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

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

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