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Welcome to the Mobiscroll API Reference. You can find the most up to date information about usage and customization options here.

Requires jQuery 1.7 or newer
Supported Platforms - Android 4.1+ including Android 13, iOS 7+ including iOS 16 and all major desktop browsers, including Chrome 26+, Firefox 16+, Safari 6.1+, Edge 12+ and Internet Explorer 10+.

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Getting Started with Mobiscroll for JQuery

Mobiscroll is a collection of UI components that helps deliver great mobile apps, websites with a great user experience and in getting five-star app store reviews. The controls follow platform UX guidelines and can be styled with the Theme Builder for a perfect fit.

To get started, follow these simple steps.

1. Download Mobiscroll

When building your package, select the required components on the download page.

2. Load the necessary scripts

Requires jQuery 1.7 or newer
<!-- Include jQuery -->
<script src="jquery-2.2.2.min.js"></script>
<!-- Include Mobiscroll -->
<script src="js/mobiscroll.jquery.min.js"></script>
<link href="css/mobiscroll.jquery.min.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css">

3. Add an input to your HTML markup

<input id="scroller" />

4a. Initialize your component (jQuery)

Default date picker
$(function () {
    // create a datepicker with default settings
Default time picker
$(function () {
    // create a timepicker with default settings
Default datetime picker
$(function () {
    // create a datetimepicker with default settings

4b. Initialize your component (jQuery Mobile)

One of the first things people learn in jQuery is to use the $(document).ready() (or $(function() { }) ) function for executing DOM-specific code as soon as the DOM is ready (which often occurs long before the onload event). However, in jQuery Mobile site and apps, pages are requested and injected into the same DOM as the user navigates, so the DOM ready event is not as useful, as it only executes for the first page. To execute code whenever a new page is loaded and created in jQuery Mobile, you can bind to the pageinit event.

Default date picker
$(document).on('pageinit', '#testPage', function () {
    // create a datepicker with default settings

For more examples check out the demo page.

Using module loaders

Mobiscroll can be loaded as a module as well. It implements the Universal Module Definition (UMD) pattern, meaning that it can be used with module loaders supporting the Asynchronous Module Definition (AMD) (e.g. RequireJS, Webpack, SystemJS) or CommonJS (e.g. Browserify, Webpack, SystemJS) syntax.

To load Mobiscroll as a module, download the mobiscroll package and use it as you would use any other module:

CommonJS example
var $ = require('jquery');
var mobiscroll = require('path/to/mobiscroll/js/mobiscroll.jquery.min');

$(function () {
AMD example
require(['jquery', 'path/to/mobiscroll/js/mobiscroll.jquery.min'], function ($) {

Global Settings



The global mobiscroll object is the place where you can set all the options that you'll be needing across your application or page. It should contain the settings that need to be the same across all components.

// Sets the theme to iOS and localization to German
mobiscroll.settings = {
    theme: 'ios',
    lang: 'de'