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A simple jQuery pagination plugin, 3 CSS themes and Bootstrap support.

CSS Themes





Get the zip containing the plugin and the CSS themes here.

How To Use

Step 1: together with JQuery, include jquery.simplePagination.js in your page:

<script type="text/javascript" src="path_to/jquery.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="path_to/jquery.simplePagination.js"></script>

JQuery 1.7.2 or later is recommended. Older versions might work as well, but they are not tested.

Step 2: OPTIONAL - include the CSS file with the 3 default themes

<link type="text/css" rel="stylesheet" href="path_to/simplePagination.css"/>

If you skip this step, you will need to define your own styles or use Bootstrap.

Step 3: call the function on your pagination placeholder:

$(function() {
        items: 100,
        itemsOnPage: 10,
        cssStyle: 'light-theme'

If necessary, you can specify the number of pages directly, via "pages" parameter, instead of "items" and "itemsOnPage" which are used by the plugin to automatically calculate the number of pages.

Available options

items Integer Default: 1 Total number of items that will be used to calculate the pages.
itemsOnPage Integer Default: 1 Number of items displayed on each page.
pages Integer Optional If specified, items and itemsOnPage will not be used to calculate the number of pages.
displayedPages Integer Default: 5 How many page numbers should be visible while navigating.
Minimum allowed: 3 (previous, current & next)
edges Integer Default: 2 How many page numbers are visible at the beginning/ending of the pagination.
currentPage Integer Default: 1 Which page will be selected immediately after init.
hrefTextPrefix String Default: "#page-" A string used to build the href attribute, added before the page number.
hrefTextSuffix String Default: empty string Another string used to build the href attribute, added after the page number.
prevText String Default: "Prev" Text to be display on the previous button.
nextText String Default: "Next" Text to be display on the next button.
labelMap Array Default: empty array A collection of labels that will be used to render the pagination items, replacing the numbers.
ellipsePageSet Boolean Default: true When this option is true, clicking on the ellipse will replace the ellipse with a number type input in which you can manually set the resulting page.
cssStyle String Default: "light-theme" The class of the CSS theme.
selectOnClick Boolean Default: true Set to false if you don't want to select the page immediately after click.
onPageClick(pageNumber, event) Function Optional Function to call when a page is clicked.
Page number and event are optional parameters.
onInit Function Optional Function to call when the pagination is initialized.

Available methods

selectPage - Select a page based on page number.

$(function() {
    $(selector).pagination('selectPage', pageNumber);

prevPage - Selects the previous page.

$(function() {

nextPage - Select the next page.

$(function() {

getPagesCount - Returns the total number of pages.

$(function() {

getCurrentPage - Returns the current page number.

$(function() {

disable - Disables pagination functionality.

$(function() {

enable - Enables the pagination after it was previously disabled.

$(function() {

destroy - Visually destroys the pagination, any existing settings are kept.

$(function() {

redraw - The pagination is drawn again using the existing settings. (useful after you have destroyed a pagination for example)

$(function() {

updateItems - allows to dynamically change how many items are rendered by the pagination

$(function() {
    $(selector).pagination('updateItems', 100);

updateItemsOnPage - allows to dynamically change how many items are rendered on each page

$(function() {
    $(selector).pagination('updateItemsOnPage', 20);

drawPage - takes a page number as a parameter and it sets the "currentPage" value to the given page number and draws the pagination

$(function() {
    $(selector).pagination('drawPage', 5);

Support & Feedback

For issues or suggestions please see simplePagination.js on Github, or tweet @flaviusmatis.

Thanks for your support!