A link is opened in a modal window layer and animated using CSS3 transitions. It can be modified and closed from within the iframe.
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README.md

useful.modal.js: Modal Popup Window

A link is opened in a modal window layer and animated using CSS3 transitions. It can be modified and closed from within the iframe.

Try the demo.

How to include the script

The stylesheet is best included in the header of the document.

<link rel="stylesheet" href="./css/useful-modal.css"/>

This include can be added to the header or placed inline before the script is invoked.

<script src="./js/useful-modal.js"></script>

To enable the use of HTML5 tags in Internet Explorer 8 and lower, include html5.js.

<!--[if lte IE 9]>
	<script src="//html5shiv.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/html5.js"></script>
<![endif]-->

How to start the script

var modal = new useful.Modal().init({
	'elements' : document.querySelectorAll('.openModal'),
	'id' : 'modalDialog'
});

id : {string} - The ID of the modal popup.

How to control the script

Open

modal.open({'class' : 'default', 'title' : 'Modal Dialog', 'href' : './html/popup.html', 'width' : null, 'height' : null})

class : {string} - An optional CSS class name for the modal popup the script will create.

title : {string} - Overrides the title of the modal popup. By default this is the title attribute of the link or its inner text.

href : {string} - Overrides the URL loaded inside modal popup. By default this is the href attribute of the link.

width : {integer} - Overrides the width of the modal popup in pixels. By default this is defined in the stylesheet.

height : {integer} - Overrides the height of the modal popup in pixels. By default this is defined in the stylesheet.

Update

modal.update({'class' : 'yellow', 'title' : 'Altered Modal Dialog', 'href' : null, 'width' : 400, 'height' : 300})

Changes the properties of the popup.

Close

modal.close();

Closes the popup.

How to build the script

This project uses node.js from http://nodejs.org/

This project uses gulp.js from http://gulpjs.com/

The following commands are available for development:

  • npm install - Installs the prerequisites.
  • gulp import - Re-imports libraries from supporting projects to ./src/libs/ if available under the same folder tree.
  • gulp dev - Builds the project for development purposes.
  • gulp prod - Builds the project for deployment purposes.
  • gulp watch - Continuously recompiles updated files during development sessions.
  • gulp serve - Serves the project on a temporary web server at http://localhost:8000/ .

License

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. The latest version of this and other scripts by the same author can be found at http://www.woollymittens.nl/