jQuery plugin for development and testing HTML forms via populating
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jQuery plugin for development and testing HTML forms via populating

Installation is easy. Download Marx.js, link to it with a <script> tag and then initialize it in your JavaScript.

Downloads Development Version 1.1.1 Production Version 1.1.1

<script src="/javascripts/marx.js"></script>
  $(document).ready(function() {
    new Marx();


Value Default Description
controls standard select controls provided by MarxJS. See below for options
form null css selector of a specific form in which to effect changes on
position bottom-right top-left, top-right, bottom-right, bottom-left
ipsum 3 default number of paragraphs for the ipsum generator
ipsum-max 10 maximum paragraphs allowed to generate
onload false have marx.js fire on page load. options of true, or an array of all or a subset of [inputs, textareas, checkboxes, radios, selects]

Control Options

Value Description
minimum just the MarxJS button that fills out entire form.
standard gives options for populate whole form or individual form field types.
advanced all standard options and Clear Form, Populate and Submit, Show Hidden Fields, Expand Select Boxes and Generate Ipsum.
toggle-advanced gives both standard and advanced options but hides advanced till you need them
toggle-all provides buttons to populate whole form, show standard controls and show advanced controls


Marx.js has a dependency on jQuery version >= 1.10.x


  1. Fork it ( http://github.com/Sparkmasterflex/marxjs-rails/fork )
  2. Create your feature branch (git checkout -b my-new-feature)
  3. Commit your changes (git commit -am 'Add some feature')
  4. Push to the branch (git push origin my-new-feature)
  5. Create new Pull Request