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jQWidgets jqxHeatMap xAxis Property

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  • Last Updated : 29 Oct, 2021
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jQWidgets is a JavaScript framework for making web-based applications for PC and mobile devices. It is a very powerful and optimized framework, platform-independent, and widely supported. The jqxHeatMap represents a jQuery widget that shows a graphical representation of data that uses color-coding to represent different values.

The xAxis property is used to set or return the xAxis property. i.e. this property is used to set or return the HeatMap x-axis settings. It accepts object type values and the default value is null.


  • It is used to set the xAxis property.
    $('Selector').jqxHeatMap({ xAxis : array});
  • It is used to return the xAxis property.
    var xAxis = $('Selector').jqxHeatMap('xAxis');


  • labels: It is used to sets the x-axis labels when not using minimum and maximum properties.
  • opposedPosition: It is used to sets whether the axis is to be displayed at the opposite side with respect to the default position. The default value is false.
  • isInversed: It is used to sets whether the axis is to be displayed in inversed position or not. The default value is false.
  • minimum: It is used to sets the minimum range of the x-axis.
  • maximum: It is used to sets the maximum range of the x-axis.
  • labelFormat: It is used to format the label for the axis when setting the properties for minimum and maximum. The possible labelFormat options are short, numeric, 2-digit, narrow, short or long, among which short is the default value.


Linked Files: Download jQWidgets from the link. In the HTML file, locate the script files in the downloaded folder.

<link rel=”stylesheet” href=”jqwidgets/styles/jqx.base.css” type=”text/css” />
<script type=”text/javascript” src=”scripts/jquery-1.11.1.min.js”></script>
<script type=”text/javascript” src=”jqwidgets/jqxcore.js”></script>
<script type=”text/javascript” src=”jqwidgets/jqxheatmap.js”></script>

Example: The below example illustrates the jqxHeatMap xAxis property in jQWidgets.


<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
    <link rel="stylesheet" 
          type="text/css" />
    <script type="text/javascript" 
    <script type="text/javascript" 
    <script type="text/javascript" 
        <h1 style="color: green">
        <h3>jQWidgets jqxHeatMap xAxis property</h3>
        <body class='default'>
            <div id="heatmap"></div>
    <script type="text/javascript">
        $(document).ready(function () {
            var x = {
                labels: ['Ram', 'Rahul', 'Krishna']
            var y = {
                labels: ['1st oct', '2nd oct', 
                '3rd oct', '4th oct']
            var arr = [
                [1, 3, 9, 5],
                [5, 3, 2, 3],
                [2, 0, 6, 8]
                xAxis: x,
                yAxis: y,
                source: arr,
                title: 'Coding Questions Solved:',



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