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Initialization

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Download the DHTMLX Slider package as a part of the DHTMLX Suite library

To initialize dhtmlxSlider on a page, you need to take the following simple steps:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<title>How to Start with dhtmlxSlider</title>
<script type="text/javascript" src="../../codebase/suite.js"></script>
<link rel="stylesheet" href="../../codebase/suite.css">
</head>
<body>
<div id="slider_container"></div>
<script>
// creating dhtmlxSlider
var slider = new dhx.Slider("slider_container", {
min: 0,
max: 100,
step: 1,
value: 30
});
</script>
</body>
</html>

Include source files

Unpack the downloaded package into a folder of your project.

After that, create an HTML file and place full paths to JS and CSS files of the dhtmlxSuite library into the header of the file. The files are:

  • suite.js
  • suite.css
<script type="text/javascript" src="../../codebase/suite.js"></script>
<link rel="stylesheet" href="../../codebase/suite.css">

Create a container

Add a container for Slider and give it an id, for example "slider_container":

index.html
<div id="slider_container"></div>

Initialize Slider

Initialize Slider with the dhx.Slider object constructor. The constructor has two parameters:

  • the HTML container for Slider,
  • optional, an object with configuration properties. If this argument is not passed to the constructor, the settings will be default.
index.js
// creating dhtmlxSlider
var slider = new dhx.Slider("slider_container", {
min: 0,
max: 100,
step: 1
});

Configuration properties

There is a set of properties you can specify for Slider to optimize its configuration for your needs.

See the detailed information on configuration properties of Slider in the Slider API overview article.

Example