Kendo UI for jQuery ColorGradient Overview

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The ColorGradient component is part of Kendo UI for jQuery, a professional grade UI library with 110+ components for building modern and feature-rich applications. To try it out sign up for a free 30-day trial.


The Kendo UI for jQuery ColorGradient renders an HSV canvas editor for customizing the color and its opacity and value fields for viewing and editing color values in HEX or RGB formats. This is a very easy way to implement a fully functional and precise color picker for your application.

This demo shows the features of the ColorGradient. You can use the vertical sliders on the right side to choose the base color and opacity. Click and drag on the gradient canvas to fine-tune your selection. At the bottom, you can decide to show the color values in HEX or RGBA. The value changes as you manipulate the sliders and color selector. You can also enter the numeric values manually.

The jQuery ColorGradient control is part of Kendo UI for jQuery, a comprehensive, professional-grade UI library for building modern and feature-rich applications. The Kendo UI for jQuery collection provides 110+ UI components, an abundance of data-visualization gadgets, client-side data source, and a built-in MVVM (Model-View-ViewModel) library.

This ColorGradient example is part of a unique collection of hundreds of jQuery demos, with which you can see all Kendo UI for jQuery components and their features in action. View the source code of the demos from the library or directly adapt, and edit them and their theme appearance in Kendo UI for jQuery Dojo or ThemeBuilder.

Functionality and Features

  • Formats—The widgets supports RGB and HEX formats.
  • Contrast Tool—A tool for checking the color contrast ratio between two colors.
  • Accessibility—The ColorGradient is accessible for screen readers and supports WAI-ARIA attributes.
  • Keyboard Navigation—The ColorGradient supports a number of keyboard shortcuts for processing various commands.

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