Filter & sort magical layouts

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Link directly to Isotope files on unpkg.

<script src="[email protected]/dist/isotope.pkgd.min.js"></script>
<!-- or -->
<script src="[email protected]/dist/isotope.pkgd.js"></script>

Package managers

npm: npm install isotope-layout --save

Bower: bower install isotope-layout --save


Commercial license

If you want to use Isotope to develop commercial sites, themes, projects, and applications, the Commercial license is the appropriate license. With this option, your source code is kept proprietary. Purchase an Isotope Commercial License at

Open source license

If you are creating an open source application under a license compatible with the GNU GPL license v3, you may use Isotope under the terms of the GPLv3.

Read more about Isotope’s license.


With jQuery

  // options...
  itemSelector: '.grid-item',
  masonry: {
    columnWidth: 200

With vanilla JavaScript

// vanilla JS
var grid = document.querySelector('.grid');
var iso = new Isotope( grid, {
  // options...
  itemSelector: '.grid-item',
  masonry: {
    columnWidth: 200


Add a data-isotope attribute to your element. Options can be set in JSON in the value.

<div class="grid"
  data-isotope='{ "itemSelector": ".grid-item", "masonry": { "columnWidth": 200 } }'>
  <div class="grid-item"></div>
  <div class="grid-item"></div>

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