jQuery plugin for print preview (modal window)
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jQuery Print Preview plugin

The jQuery Print Preview plugin is designed to provide visitors with a preview of the print version of a web site. Unlike traditional print previews this plugin brings in all content and print styles within a modal window.

Check out the demo



  • jQuery
  • A print stylesheeet with a media="print" attribute

Using the plugin:

  1. Pour in plugin CSS
  2. Add a print preview link and initalise the plugin like so

    $('#foo').prepend('Print this page'); $('a.print-preview').printPreview();

Supported Browsers

  • Internet Explorer 6, 7, 8 and 9
  • Safari
  • Google Chrome
  • Firefox


Developed by Tim Connell. Released in conjunction with Sitepoint/Design Festival.


Copyright 2011, Tim Connell Licensed under the GPL Version 2 license http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-2.0.html


Grab the tarball containing source files and demo.