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Assigning custom classes to the HTML elements

From: Create a Sliding Tabbed Panel with jQuery and Dreamweaver

Video: Assigning custom classes to the HTML elements

Now to be able to lock onto individual tabs and panels, to custom style them, we're going to need to add some classes onto those items. So in Dreamweaver, in your index.html file, let's come over to Code view, let's scroll up to the top of the document, and let's add some custom classes onto individual items. So first, let's start with the individual tabs. So for the very first span, which is for the iPad course, inside of span, let's add class=ipad.

Assigning custom classes to the HTML elements

Now to be able to lock onto individual tabs and panels, to custom style them, we're going to need to add some classes onto those items. So in Dreamweaver, in your index.html file, let's come over to Code view, let's scroll up to the top of the document, and let's add some custom classes onto individual items. So first, let's start with the individual tabs. So for the very first span, which is for the iPad course, inside of span, let's add class=ipad.

Let's arrow over to the span for Video, space, add a class of video, and then lastly let's come over to the span for Photography and add a class of photo. So now we have a custom class on each tab. Let's scroll down inside of the panel_container, inside of panels, and let's find each individual panel. So for class panel for the first one, hit a space.

Let's add a second-class onto here called ipad. Let's scroll down. Let's find the second one. This one is video. Then let's scroll down and find the third one, space, photo. So at this point, we have custom classes on all of the tabs and all of the panels. Next, we can create some CSS rules to target these individual items.

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