Angular feedback directive similar to Google Feedback

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Feedback directive similar to Google Feedback
This directive was built using ivoviz's feedback repo.



bower install angular-send-feedback


  • jQuery
  • html2canvas


Add as a dependency to your application:
angular.module('myApp', ['angular-send-feedback']);
Add directive to your HTML:
<angular-feedback options="options"></angular-feedback>
The options attribute is connected to a $scope value in your controller, you can use this object to change/modify any of the options listed below.

Post Data

The information from the client will be sent through ajax post request. The information is in JSON format.
  • post.browser - Browser information.
  • post.url - The page URL.
  • post.note - Description of the feedback.
  • post.img - The screenshot of the feedback. - base64 encoded data URI!
  • post.html - The structure of the page.
  • post.timestamp - Timestamp create when request is sent.

Sample Request Body
    "feedback": {
        "browser": {
            "appCodeName": "Mozilla",
            "appName": "Netscape",
            "appVersion": "5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/49.0.2623.110 Safari/537.36",
            "cookieEnabled": true,
            "onLine": true,
            "platform": "Win32",
            "userAgent": "Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/49.0.2623.110 Safari/537.36",
            "plugins": [
                "Shockwave Flash",
                "Widevine Content Decryption Module",
                "Chrome PDF Viewer",
                "Native Client",
                "Chrome PDF Viewer"
        "html": "<html>...</html>"
        "url": "http://localhost:3000/",
        "timestamp": 1467129480643,
        "img": "data:image/png;base64,...",
        "note": "test"


ajaxURL (String)

The URL where the plugin will post the screenshot and additional informations. (JSON datatype)
Default: ''

postTimeStamp (Boolean)

Whether you want a timestamp sent in the form of number of milliseconds since 1 January 1970 00:00:00 UTC.
Default: true

postBrowserInfo (Boolean)

Whether you want your client to post their browser information (such as useragent, plugins used, etc.)
Default: true

postHTML (Boolean)

Whether you want your client to post the page's HTML structure.
Default: true

postURL (Boolean)

Whether you want your client to post the URL of the page.
Default: true

proxy (String)

Url to the proxy which is to be used for loading cross-origin images. If left empty, cross-origin images won't be loaded.
Default: ''

letterRendering (Boolean)

Whether to render each letter seperately. Necessary if letter-spacing is used.
Default: false

initButtonText (String / HTML)

The default button text.
Default: Send feedback

strokeStyle (String / HEX color)

The color of the highlight border. You can use values either like 'black', 'red', etc. or HEX codes like '#adadad'.
Default: black

shadowColor (String / HEX color)

The color of the shadow.
Default: black

shadowOffsetX / shadowOffsetY (Integer)

Sets the horizontal / vertical distance of the shadow from the shape.
Default: 1

shadowBlur (Integer)

The blur level for the shadow.
Default: black

lineJoin (String)

Sets the type of corner created, when two lines meet.
Default: bevel

lineWidth (Integer)

Sets border of the highlighted area.
Default: 3

html2canvasURL (String)

The URL where the plugin can download html2canvas.js from.
Default: html2canvas.js

tpl.description / tpl.highlighter / tpl.overview / tpl.submitSuccess / tpl.submitError (String / HTML)

The template of the plugin. You could change it any time, but keep in mind to keep the elements' ids and classes so the script won't break.
Default: ...

onClose (Function)

Function that runs when you close the plugin.
Default: null

screenshotStroke (Boolean)

Changing to false will remove the borders from the highlighted areas when taking the screenshot.
Default: true

highlightElement (Boolean)

By default when you move your cursor over an element the plugin will temporarily highlight it until you move your cursor out of that area. I'm not exactly sure whether it's a good thing or not, but Google has it, so yeah.
Default: true

initialBox (Boolean)

By Setting this true the user will have to describe the bug/idea before being able to highlight the area.
Default: false

feedbackButton (String)

Define a custom button instead of the default button that appears on the lower right corner.
Default: .feedback-btn

showDescriptionModal (Boolean)

Sets whether the next modal for entering description should appear or not
Default: true

onScreenshotTaken (Function)

A callback function to be called when clicking on take screenshot button. The callback function's prototype is function(post)
Default: {}

isDraggable (Boolean)

Sets whether the user will be able to drag the feedback options modal or not
Default: true

//TODO List

  • Pulling jQuery out into a more classical AngularJS Directive rather than just wrapping the jQuery plugin.