Lately, I was in a search for a jQuery range slider, jQuery UI’s slider widget was the first that I thought of.

It had all the features I needed: working as a single or range slider, default values and man/maxvalues. However, the smallest download size for it was still ~40kb. Too much for a slider.

Tried many others, they were good but almost each of them was missing a feature I needed (that you may not need).

jQuery Range Slider - noUiSlider

And I found noUiSlider. It had all the things I was looking for and with a size of 2.7kb.

There is support for single or double handles, custom starting values, vertical/horizontal orientation and the ability to get /set values.

Also, it works on touch devices and can be customized with CSS completely. Just a perfect widget for any UI.

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