jQuery UI 1.8.8

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The eighth maintenance release for jQuery UI 1.8 is out. This update brings bug fixes for Position, Accordion, Autocomplete, Button, Datepicker, Dialog, and Effects. For the full list of changes, see the changelog. You can download it here:


File Downloads

Svn (contains final files as they are in the zip, with @VERSION replaced with 1.8.8, all themes)

Git (contains pre-build files, with @VERSION not yet replaced with 1.8.8, base theme only)

Google Ajax Libraries API (CDN)

Microsoft Ajax CDN (CDN)

Custom Download Builder

New Features


The datepicker widget now has support for the Malayalam localization.


See the 1.8.8 Upgrade Guide for a list of changes that may affect you when upgrading from 1.8.7. For full details on what’s included in this release see the 1.8.8 Changelog.


Thanks to all who helped with this release, specifically: aaronpeterson, Alex Dovenmuehle, calvin, chyi1235, Corkup, danlash, draenor, hypnotoad, ji1337, Kevin Dalman, m4olivei, Mario Visic, mjpowersjr, Saji, Scott González, Tony Ross, urkle.


Note: please do NOT use the comments section of this blog post for reporting bugs. Bug reports should be filed in the jQuery UI Bug Tracker and support questions should be posted on the jQuery Forum.

If you have feedback on us doing our eighth maintenance release for jQuery UI 1.8, feel free to leave a comment below. Thank you.