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JavaScript

Liam Lewis
Liam Lewis
4,432 Points

My jQuery accordion works in Firefox and Chrome, but not Safari

Hiya, I am a student of Web Dev right now and I am building a site with a simple accordion plugin I found. Its nowhere finished yet (i got an issue with the php mailer script too for instance) but right now I just wanna focus on this one issue i got with the accordion. It is here: www.jasminesstoryland.com/fiction.html The accordion is supposed to reveal the story upon clicking the title/picture for that story. And the same thing happens on the other pages containing stories too.

It doesn't work in Safari however it does work fine in Firefox and Chrome.

I get an error message in Safari saying " 'accordion.init' is not a function. (in 'accordion.init("accordion")', 'accordion.init' is undefined)". However I would have thought should that function be undefined - then would not Chrome and Firefox have the same problem?

I know I could perhaps just use a different accordion plugin but I'd like to try to find out if I did something wrong or overlooked.

Please could someone point me in the right direction! :-)

1 Answer

Codin - Codesmite
Codin - Codesmite
8,600 Points

To get it to work in Safari you need to not use "display: none".

If it is set to display: none, Safari will ignore it as if it doesn't exist in your jQuery.

Try using height: 0 instead it is a much more cross browser friendly way to hide content.

Example: http://codepen.io/anon/pen/JGrXXM