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An Unstyled jQuery Plugin for Modal Windows | modality

Modality is an unstyled, simple, lightweight, and extremely versatile jQuery AND JavaScript plugin for modal windows.

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  • Free
  • Easy to Use
  • No Default Styling
  • Accessible
  • Two Versions (JS & jQuery)
  • Mobile Friendly
  • CSS3 Animations
  • Easily Customizable
  • Extendable Framework
  • Multiple Instances
  • Lightweight (3kb)
  • Browser Friendly
    • jQuery: IE 6+
    • JavaScript: IE 8+


These animations use CSS 3 and will not work for IE7-9.

  1. "scale-up""scale-down"
  2. "slide-left""slide-right"
  3. "slide-up""slide-down"
  4. "sticky-top""sticky-bottom"
  5. "horizontal-flip""vertical-flip"
  6. "spin-up""spin-down"
  7. "fall-left""fall-right"
  8. "swing-down""swing-up"
  9. "swing-left""swing-right"
  10. "front-flip""back-flip"

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How to make use of it:

1. Load the required modality.css in the document header section.

<link href="css/modality.css" rel="stylesheet">

2. Create a modal popup.

<div id="yourModalId" class="yourModalClass" style="display:none;">
  <p>Modal Content</p>
  <a href="#yourModalId">Close Modal</a> 

3. The popup style is modal, however.

.yourModalClass {
  background-color: #e95546;
  border: 1px solid #fc6d58;
  padding: 0 1.5em 1em;
  border-radius: 5px;
  max-width: 380px;

4. Enable modal popup using jQuery.

<script src="//"></script>
<script src="js/modality.jquery.min.js"></script> 

5. Or using pure JavaScript.

<script src="js/modality.min.js"></script>
var modal1 = Modality.init('#yourModalId', {

6. All options are default.

// automatically bind triggers to modal
bind: true, 

// user can add a class to container
class: '', 

// click anywhere off of modal to close it
clickoff: true, 

// animation style
// "scale-up", "scale-down" 
// "slide-left", "slide-right" 
// "slide-up", "slide-down" 
// "sticky-top", "sticky-bottom" 
// "horizontal-flip", "vertical-flip" 
// "spin-up", "spin-down" 
// "fall-left", "fall-right" 
// "swing-down", "swing-up" 
// "swing-left", "swing-right" 
// "front-flip", "back-flip"
effect: "", 

// set false to disable modal
enabled: true, 

// close modal with 'esc' key
keyboard: true, 

// open on page load
open: false, 

// inner wrapper
inner: 'mm-wrap',

// when modal is visible
visible: 'mm-show',

// outer-most container
outer: 'modality-modal',

// function to run when modal closes
onClose: "", 

// function to run when modal opens
onOpen: ""

Advanced Usage


addTrigger( )html elementinstanceadd an element to toggle the modal
close( )function*instancecloses the modal
disable( )noneinstancedisables all triggers for the modal
enable( )noneinstanceenables all triggers for the modal
isOpen( )nonebooleantells you if the modal is open or not
open( )function*instanceopens the modal
removeTrigger( )html elementinstanceremove an element from toggling the modal
toggle( )function*instanceopens the modal if closed and vice versa
*Optional callback function.   


idstringthe modal’s ID
modalhtml elementyou’re modal <div id="yourModalId">
settingsjsonthe modal’s current settings
triggersarrayall the modal’s triggers and their respective event handle
triggeredhtml elementthe most recent trigger used to open or close the modal
wrapperhtml elementthe modal’s outer-most container <div class="modality-outer">

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Official Website(marksmccann): Click Here

This superior jQuery/javascript plugin is developed by marksmccann. For extra advanced usage, please go to the official website.

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