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jQuery UI consists of GUI widgets, visual effects, and themes implemented using jQuery, CSS, and HTML. jQuery UI is great for building UI interfaces for the webpages. jQuery UI tabs widget helps us to put some content in different tabs and allow us to switch between them. In this article we will see how to use active option in jQuery UI slider. The active option specifies the current active tab in jQuery UI tabs. By default, value is 0.

Syntax:

$( ".selector" ).tabs(
   { active: 1 }
);

Parameters:

  • boolean: if set to false will collapse all the panels. If set to true 0th index tab will be active.
  • number: The zero-based index of the panel that is active.

Approach: First, add jQuery UI scripts needed for your project.

<link href = “https://code.jquery.com/ui/1.10.4/themes/ui-lightness/jquery-ui.css” rel = “stylesheet”> <script src = “https://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.10.2.js”></script> <script src = “https://code.jquery.com/ui/1.10.4/jquery-ui.js”></script>

Example 1:

HTML

<!doctype html>
<html lang="en">
  
<head>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
  
    <link href=
        rel="stylesheet">
  
    <script src=
    </script>
      
    <script src=
    </script>
  
    <script>
        $(function () {
            $("#gfg").tabs({
                active: 2
            });
        });
    </script>
</head>
  
<body>
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    <h3>jQuery UI tabs active option</h3>
      
    <div id="gfg">
        <ul>
            <li><a href="#gfg1">Tab 1</a></li>
            <li><a href="#gfg2">Tab 2</a></li>
            <li><a href="#gfg3">Tab 3</a></li>
        </ul>
  
        <div id="gfg1">
            <p>tab Number -1</p>
        </div>
  
        <div id="gfg2">
            <p>tab Number -2</p>
        </div>
  
        <div id="gfg3">
            <p>tab Number -3</p>
        </div>
    </div>
</body>
  
</html>

                    


Output:

Example 2:

HTML

<!doctype html>
<html lang="en">
  
<head>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
  
    <link href=
        rel="stylesheet">
          
    <script src=
    </script>
      
    <script src=
    </script>
  
    <script>
        $(function () {
            $("#gfg").tabs({
                active: false
            });
        });
    </script>
</head>
  
<body>
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    <h3>jQuery UI tabs active option</h3>
  
    <div id="gfg">
        <ul>
            <li><a href="#gfg1">Tab 1</a></li>
            <li><a href="#gfg2">Tab 2</a></li>
            <li><a href="#gfg3">Tab 3</a></li>
        </ul>
  
        <div id="gfg1">
            <p>tab Number -1</p>
        </div>
  
        <div id="gfg2">
            <p>tab Number -2</p>
        </div>
  
        <div id="gfg3">
            <p>tab Number -3</p>
        </div>
    </div>
</body>
  
</html>

                    


Output:



Last Updated : 08 Feb, 2021
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