jQuery UI 1.8.7

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The seventh maintenance release for jQuery UI 1.8 is out. Along with official support for jQuery 1.4.4, this update brings bug fixes and enhancements for the Position, Draggable, Sortable, Autocomplete, Button, Datepicker, Dialog, Progressbar, Slider, Tabs 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 1.8.7, all themes)

Git (contains pre-build files, with @VERSION not yet replaced with 1.8.7, base theme only)

Google Ajax Libraries API (CDN)

Microsoft Ajax CDN (CDN)

Custom Download Builder

New Features

In this release, we’ve added support for jQuery 1.4.4.


The buttonset widget now supports an items option to define which elements to convert to buttons.


The datepicker widget now has support for the Rhaeto-Romanic localization.


For the second release in a row, the progressbar widget has received an update! You can now specify a max value via the new max option.


See the 1.8.7 Upgrade Guide for a list of changes that may affect you when upgrading from 1.8.6. For full details on what’s included in this release see the 1.8.7 Changelog.


Thanks to all who helped with this release, specifically: 1730wang, AccessDenied, Alex Dovenmuehle, amodlin, andrew_, anonymous, awgy, azran1981, c_schmitz, dalexandre, dblood, DoctorArnar, doerwalter, dsargent, fetchak, fracmak, gethinw, ghusta, goldy, guoicq, Heiko Henning, imefisto, InAme, inukshuk, israelrios, J. Ryan Stinnett, james.a.rosen@gmail.com, jamiejag, jao, Jay Merrifield, jazzido, Jean-Francois Remy, Jeff Roush, jeffsmith, jessicah, joern.zaefferer, jryans, juergen.furrer, jzaefferer, k.robinson, kbwood, kevin.wells.iq4bis, Khaled AlHourani, Kyle Wilkinson, kzamir, mal, Marian Rudzynski, mayoulti, mbarkhau, michael.heuberger, mlooise, nmb.ten, perlpunk, pheiberg, Phillip Barnes, poplix, rambat, rdworth, rlandrum, Ronin, rosieks, Rwhitbeck, Sachemo7, saks, saksmlz, Scott González, seb835, sixhead, skeetergraphics, Stéphane Raimbault, sz_zoly7, tedclarkjr, TheBlaze, tombigel, vosechu, Wallbanger, WanderingZombie.


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 seventh maintenance release for jQuery UI 1.8, feel free to leave a comment below. Thank you.

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  6. Are there any plans to stop using both google code and github? The wiki contains lots of broken links pointing to google code (eg labs). It seems all over the place and it confuses me, why don’t you move everything over to github? Can you clarify why you’re still using google code?

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