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Accordion with Plus and Minus icons
I'm attempting to build an accordion with jQuery that will display one section of content at a time. I also want to toggle a plus or minus sign next to the header of each section, for which I've already made a sprite image and I'll be using css to swap out the background-position. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you
Hi James, Yes, I found this tutorial online: http://perishablepress.com/jquery-accordion-menu-tutorial/ I replicated the code I found there and altered it slightly to suit my needs. I originally started with the following code snippet from css-tricks but discovered I couldn't find a way to implement the plus and minus icons without breaking the code. http://css-tricks.com/snippets/jquery/simple-jquery-accordion/
I would have preferred to use the css-tricks markup but I was successful with the ul li markup from perishablepress' code.
Thank you, James