Getting Started

Hello OrgChart JS

System requirements

  • OrgChart JS runs on any server that supports HTML. You can even run OrgChart.js locally from a filesystem.
  • OrgChart JS does not depend on any third party JavaScript library
  • OrgChart JS works in all modern browsers and uses SVG for the graphics rendering


  1. Download OrgChart.js file form here.
  2. Unzip the file and add it to you root directory.
  3. In your html document between the head tags include the code bellow, and then OrgChart.js will be installed.
        <script src="www.[yourdomain].com/OrgChart.js"></script>

Your first OrgChart JS project

With OrgChart.js included in your webpage you are ready to create your first OrgChart JS.

  1. Add a div in your webpage. Give it an id and set a specific width and height which will be the width and height of your OrgChart.
        <div style="width:100%; height:700px;" id="orgchart"/>
  2. Add script tags anywhere in a webpage, containing the following code:
            var chart = new OrgChart(document.getElementById("orgchart"), {
                nodeBinding: {
                    field_0: "name"
                nodes: [
                    { id: 1, name: "Amber McKenzie" },
                    { id: 2, pid: 1, name: "Ava Field" },
                    { id: 3, pid: 1, name: "Peter Stevens" }
  3. You should now see the following OrgChart JS on your webpage:


nodes: is the data source. The 'id' property is mandatory.

pid: is the parent id, represents connection between two nodes.

nodeBinding: 'name' property form the data source will be bound to 'field_0' ui element from the template.

TypeScript Declaration File

The download package includes .d.ts file.
In order to have intellisense for your .js file in Visual Studio Code, you need to inclide this refference in the top of the file:

  /// <reference path="OrgChart.d.ts" />


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