Creating Mootools accordion or simple slider/toggler

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This demonstration proves a simple example. For more using a more Joomla Native method you are recommended to use the JHtmlSliders API for this. API Docs are available here and there are various examples on the forums and the Joomla Stack Exchange

Simple example to create a simple accordion. Can also be used to make a simple slide-toggler (just use 1 link). In this example all the accordions (slider) are closed by default.

The php code (e.g. inside template):

//Add Slide/toggle behavior
		window.addEvent("domready", function( ){
		navAcc = new Accordion( $$( ".accordion .accT" ), $$( ".accordion .accE" ), {display: -1, alwaysHide: true}  );

Your html should look like this:

<div class="accordion">
	<a class="accT">Link 1</a>
	<div class="accE">Container 1</div>
	<a class="accT">Link 1</a>
	<div class="accE">Container 2</div>
	<a class="accT">Link 1</a>
	<div class="accE">Container 3</div>