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Gets or sets the currently selected group in Accordion widget.

Property Value

A Plain Object. The default value is null, stating that there is no group currently selected in Accordion.


Whenever a new group is added to the Accordion, automatically becomes selected and expanded.

Version Information

Supported in: v1.0.


The following example shows how to select a group from code. When group becomes selected, also expands its content. In our example the second group in the list will become selected.

$(document).ready(function() {

// Create an instance of Accordion widget

var $bar = $('#accordion').accordion();


// Get a list of all groups in Accordion

var groupList = $bar.accordion("getList");


// Select the second group

$bar.accordion("option", "selectedGroup", groupList[1]);


<!DOCTYPE html>



<link rel="stylesheet" href="css/integralui.accordion.css" />

<link rel="stylesheet" href="css/themes/theme-blue.css" />

<script type="text/javascript" src="external/jquery-1.9.1.min.js"></script>

<script type="text/javascript" src="external/jquery.ui.core.min.js"></script>

<script type="text/javascript" src="external/jquery.ui.widget.min.js"></script>

<script type="text/javascript" src="js/jquery.integralui.widget.min.js"></script>

<script type="text/javascript" src="js/jquery.integralui.accordion.min.js"></script>



<div id="accordion" class="widget">

<h3><span>Group 1</span></h3>


<h3><span>Group 2</span></h3>


<h3><span>Group 3</span></h3>







width: 300px;

height: 300px;


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