Usage

Enable tabbable tabs via JavaScript (each tab needs to be activated individually):

query('#myTab a').click(function (e) {
  e.preventDefault();
  query(this).tab('show');
})

Markup

You can activate a tab or pill navigation without writing any JavaScript by simply specifying data-toggle="tab" or data-toggle="pill" on an element. Adding the nav and nav-tabs classes to the tab ul will apply the Bootstrap tab styling.

<ul class="nav nav-tabs">
  <li><a href="#home" data-toggle="tab">Home</a></li>
  <li><a href="#profile" data-toggle="tab">Profile</a></li>
  <li><a href="#messages" data-toggle="tab">Messages</a></li>
  <li><a href="#settings" data-toggle="tab">Settings</a></li>
</ul>

Methods

Methods Description
show Shows a specified tab. The tab can be specified using CSS selectors.
query('#tab a[href="#aaa"]').tab('show'); //Select tab by name
query('#tab a:first').tab('show'); //Select first tab
query('#tab a:last').tab('show'); //Select last tab
query('#tab li:eq(2) a').tab('show'); //Select third tab (0-indexed)

Events

Event Description
show This event fires on tab show, but before the new tab has been shown. Use event.target and event.relatedTarget to target the active tab and the previous active tab (if available) respectively.
shown This event fires on tab show after a tab has been shown. Use event.target and event.relatedTarget to target the active tab and the previous active tab (if available) respectively.
query('a[data-toggle="tab"]').on('shown', function (e) {
  e.target // activated tab
  e.relatedTarget // previous tab
})

Example

Add quick, dynamic tab functionality to transiton through panes of local content, even via dropdown menus.

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