10 Best JavaScript Dialog Plugins To Create Advanced Popup Boxes (2022 Update)

In modern web development, developers can now quickly create popup boxes or other interactive components with the <DIALOG> element introduced in HTML 5.2.

<dialog open>
  <p>CSSSCRIPT.COM</p>
</dialog>

However, what needs to be worth noting is that the new <DIALOG> element only works with Chrome, Firefox, Opera, and Android webview.

Developers who are running cross-platform web apps might need a Polyfill to enable the <DIALOG> support on the Edge and Apple Safari.

Or use a third-party JavaScript dialog library:

Here is a list of the 10 best JavaScript dialog/popup box plugins that help you create customizable, advanced, cross-browser alert/confirm/prompt dialog boxes. Feel free to download and use them in your next web project. Have fun.

Originally Published Oct 22 2019, updated Mar 07 2022

1. Custom Alert/Confirm/Prompt Popup Box JavaScript Library – attention.js

Custom Alert/Confirm/Prompt Popup Box JavaScript Library – attention.js

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A vanilla JavaScript plugin used for creating custom alert, confirm or prompt dialog boxes on the page.


2/ Lightweight Draggable Popup Window In Vanilla JavaScript – Window Engine

Lightweight Draggable Popup Window In Vanilla JavaScript – Window Engine

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A zero-dependency JavaScript library to create nice clean mobile-friendly popup windows that are moveable via mouse drag and touch events.


3. Minimal Alert, Confirm, And Toast Dialog In JavaScript – Asteroid Alert

A standalone JavaScript dialog popup library to create minimal, modern alert & confirm dialog boxes and toast-like notification popups using pure JavaScript.

Minimal Alert, Confirm, And Toast Dialog In JavaScript – Asteroid Alert

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Lightweight Draggable Popup Window In Vanilla JavaScript – Window Engine


4. duDialog

Modern Material Design Dialog Generator In Pure JavaScript – duDialog

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A pure JavaScript plugin for creating Material Design inspired alert, confirmation, selection dialog popups without any dependencies.


5. Small JavaScript Alert & Confirm Dialog Replacement – Custom Alert

Small JavaScript Alert & Confirm Dialog Replacement – Custom Alert

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A lightweight JavaScript alternative to default alert() and confirm() dialog boxes that make them easy to customize via CSS and JavaScript.


6. Beautiful Dialog Box Library Inspired By Material Design – SoloAlert

Beautiful Dialog Box Library Inspired By Material Design – SoloAlert

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A JavaScript library for creating responsive, beautiful popup boxes (like alert, confirm, and prompt dialog boxes) as seen on Google Android (Material Design).


7. Mobile-first Dialog Popup JavaScript Library – mcx-dialog-mobile

Mobile-first Dialog Popup JavaScript Library – mcx-dialog-mobile

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mcx-dialog-mobile is a pure JavaScript plugin to create mobile-first, iOS-inspired dialog popups (alert/confirm dialog, action sheet, loading spinner, toast notification) on your web app.


8. Elegant Popup Box (Alert, Confirm, Prompt) In JavaScript – QuantumAlert

Elegant Popup Box (Alert, Confirm, Prompt) In JavaScript – QuantumAlert

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A simple-to-use JavaScript library for creating elegant, customizable dialog boxes to replace the browser alert, confirm, and prompt popup boxes.


9. Custom Dialog Boxes With Bootstrap 5 Modal Component – BS-DIALOGS

Custom Dialog Boxes With Bootstrap 5 Modal Component – BS-DIALOGS

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A JavaScript library that utilizes the Bootstrap 5 modal component to create custom dialog boxes like alert notifications, confirm dialogs, and prompt popup boxes.


10. Modal.js

Vanilla JavaScript Alert/Confirm Modal Dialog Library – Modal.js

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A vanilla JavaScript library for creating highly customizable alert and/or confirmation dialog boxes using plain JavaScript.


Read More:

To display complex web content (e.g. forms, images, videos) in a popup box, you might need a customizable modal window to overlay the content on the top of page.

Check out our Modal & Popup section for more information.

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