This is a polyfill for implementing the HTML5
<progress> element in browsers that do not currently support it.
Using it is easy — simply include the
progress-polyfill.js file in the HEAD of the HTML page. You can then use
<progress> elements normally.
The script will look through each
<progress> element on the page and construct its own graphical meter using two
<div> elements. This is then added as a child of the
<progress> element, to serve as a fallback. Browsers that support
<progress> elements will still show them natively, while browsers that don't support them will instead show our
A default css file is provided. You may edit this file to style the meters to make them look the way you want.
The script can also be called manually as a jQuery plugin for elements dynamically generated through script. Simply call the
.html5Progress() method on any jQuery object containing one or more
This script requires only the jQuery library.
Copyright (c) 2011 Jonathan Stipe
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