10 Best Accordion Components In Pure JavaScript & CSS (2024 Update)

Here is a constantly updated list of the 10 best JavaScript and CSS based Accordion components/widgets for FAQ systems and content toggle components. I hope you like it and don’t forget to spread the world.

Originally Published Nov 20 2017, updated Jan 14 2024

1. HTML & CSS Only FAQ Accordion

HTML & CSS Only FAQ Accordion

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A simple and smooth FAQ accordion component created using CSS and HTML <details> <summary> elements.


2. Multilevel Accordion Menu with Plain HTML & CSS

Multilevel Accordion Menu with Plain HTML & CSS

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A simple Html5 / CSS3 approach to making a multilevel sliding accordion menu from nested html lists. It uses checkbox+label hacks for toggling hierarchical menus and several CSS3 properties for smooth sliding effects.


3. Pure CSS Responsive Horizontal Accordion

Pure CSS Responsive Horizontal Accordion

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A responsive horizontal accordion created by ferry that makes use of CSS3 transitions and transforms to smoothly expand accordion items on mouse hover.


4. Simple Plain Accordion Interface

Simple Plain Accordion Interface In Pure JS/CSS

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A pure JavaScript/CSS solution to help you create a vertical, configurable, smooth sliding accordion interface from plain html structure.


5. Nested Accordion Menu With Vanilla JS

Nested Accordion Menu With Vanilla JS

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An animated multi-level accordion menu built with nested nav list and vanilla JavaScript.


6. Responsive Tabs & Accordion Component In Vanilla JavaScript

Responsive Tabs & Accordion Component In Vanilla JavaScript

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A responsive tabs & accordion JavaScript plugin that works perfectly on desktop, tablet, and mobile.


7. Smooth Accordion With Details Disclosure Element

Smooth Accordion With Details Disclosure Element

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Create a smoothly collapsible accordion using JavaScript, CSS3 animations, and <details> and <summary> elements.


8. Flexbox Based Vertical Accordion With Pure CSS

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A smooth, responsive, vertical accordion UI that expands the current accordion panel on mouse hover, built using pure CSS and flexbox model.


9. Accordion-like Expanding Card With JavaScript And CSS

Accordion-like Expanding Card With JavaScript And CSS

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Using only HTML and CSS, you can create an accordion-like effect with expanded/collapsed card content.


10. Create Nested Accordion & Content Toggle UI With JavaScript – handy-collapse.js

Create Nested Accordion & Content Toggle UI With JavaScript – handy-collapse.js

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A small vanilla JavaScript plugin used for creating nested accordion and/or content toggle interfaces with smooth slide up/down effects.


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