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Simple and Easy to Embed jQuery Tabs

Minimal code for tabs contains a few lines of jQuery, CSS & HTML. Easy to embed and code is also available on JSFiddle as well.

HTML

<div class="container">
  <h1>Simple HTML - Tabs   jQuery</h1>
  <ul class="tabs">
    <li><a href="#tab1">Heading 1</a></li>
    <li><a href="#tab2">Heading 2</a></li>
    <li><a href="#tab3">Heading 3</a></li>
  </ul>
  <div class="tab_container">
    <div id="tab1" class="tab_content">
      <h2>Heading 1</h2>
      <p>Some content here</p>
    </div>
    <div id="tab2" class="tab_content">
      <h2>Heading 2</h2>
      <p>Some content here</p>
    </div>
    <div id="tab3" class="tab_content">
      <h2>Heading 3</h2>
      <p>Some content here</p>
    </div>
  </div>
</div>

CSS

.container {width: 500px; margin: 10px auto;}
ul.tabs {
    margin: 0;
    padding: 0;
    float: left;
    list-style: none;
    height: 32px;
    border-bottom: 1px solid #999;
    border-left: 1px solid #999;
    width: 100%;
}
ul.tabs li {
     
    float: left;
    margin: 0;
    padding: 0;
    height: 31px;
    line-height: 31px;
    border: 1px solid #999;
    border-left: none;
    margin-bottom: -1px;
    background: #F0F0F0;
    overflow: hidden;
    position: relative;
}
ul.tabs li a {
    text-decoration: none;
    color: #000;
    display: block;
    font-size: 1.2em;
    padding: 0 20px;
    border: 1px solid #fff;
    outline: none;
}
ul.tabs li a:hover {
    background: #ccc;
}  
html ul.tabs li.active, html ul.tabs li.active a:hover  {
    background: #fff;
    border-bottom: 1px solid #fff;
}
.tab_container {
    border: 1px solid #999;
    border-top: none;
    clear: both;
    float: left;
    width: 100%;
    background: #fff;
    -moz-border-radius-bottomright: 5px;
    -khtml-border-radius-bottomright: 5px;
    -webkit-border-bottom-right-radius: 5px;
    -moz-border-radius-bottomleft: 5px;
    -khtml-border-radius-bottomleft: 5px;
    -webkit-border-bottom-left-radius: 5px;
}
.tab_content {
    padding: 20px;
    font-size: 1.2em;
}
.tab_content h2 {
    font-weight: normal;
    padding-bottom: 10px;
    border-bottom: 1px dashed #ddd;
    font-size: 1.8em;
}
.tab_content h3 a{
    color: #254588;
}
.tab_content img {
    float: left;
    margin: 0 20px 20px 0;
    border: 1px solid #ddd;
    padding: 5px;
}

JavaScript

$(document).ready(function() {
    //Default Action
    $(".tab_content").hide(); //Hide all content
    $("ul.tabs li:first").addClass("active").show(); //Activate first tab
    $(".tab_content:first").show(); //Show first tab content
     
    //On Click Event
    $("ul.tabs li").click(function() {
        $("ul.tabs li").removeClass("active"); //Remove any "active" class
        $(this).addClass("active"); //Add "active" class to selected tab
        $(".tab_content").hide(); //Hide all tab content
        var activeTab = $(this).find("a").attr("href"); //Find the rel attribute value to identify the active tab + content
        $(activeTab).fadeIn(); //Fade in the active content
        return false;
    }); 
});