As we have discussed before, jQuery Plugins are there to assist you and let you perform the desired action in a more convenient and speedy manner. This selection of plugins is targeted at the designers and developers who want to extend their sites, create amazingly interactive websites that are attractive and accessible to the widest range of browsers.
Every few months its important to review the most current and exciting jQuery plugins so we can stay on top of what is being developed. Those involved in jQuery are constantly creating new plugins that useful, creative and cutting edge. Today lets take a look at some of the brand new and extremely awesome jQuery plugins that we will surely be using in future projects
Parallax slider with jQuery uses parallax principles and if used with slider to slide image it will give a nice perspective, depth to the whole sliding.
Cuepoint.js is an open source plugin for adding cue-points and subtitles to your HTML5 video.
Allows you create interactive subway map visualizations with HTML. Its style has been based on London’s Underground maps, with smooth curves & interchange connectors and 45-degree diagonals.
A jQuery plugin for creating a rotating content module. It works by creating ‘slides’ from the child elements inside a specified wrapper element on which .jshowoff() is invoked. It then rotates through the slides, with options for controls, links, and more.
If you want a Image wall with jQuery which arranges the images in a ribbon slider than look no more. Check out this nice tutorial.
Timelinr is a simple jQuery plugin that helps you to give more life to boring timelines. It supports horizontal and vertical layouts, and you can parameterize the majority of attributes: speed, transparency, etc.
Creating custom dropdowns is usually a tedious process that requires a ton of extra setup time. Oftentimes lacking conveniences that native dropdowns have such as keyboard navigation. DropKick removes the tedium and lets you focus on making the menu look good.
Sliding background image menu with jQuery gives out the possibility to have different background images for each panel. This menu comes with configuration options like image size and hover effect customization.
grumble.js provides special tooltips without the usual limitations of north/east/south/west positioning. A grumble can be rotated around a given element at any angle, all 360 degrees. Any distance can be specified. Any CSS style can be applied. There’s auto-magic size adjustment for use with localized text.
MobilyMap is a jQuery plugin (7KB) that can create a Google Maps-like, draggable interface from any image.
It is a jQuery credit card validation plugin that makes credit card format validation an easy chore. It makes sure that the user has inserted a legitimate credit card number prior to making the actual transaction. Smart Validate supports the subsequent credit cards: American Express, MasterCard, Visa, Diners Club, and Discover.
Mobiscroll is a wheel scroller user control optimized for touchscreens to easily enter date and/or time. The control can easily be customized to support any custom values and can even be used as an intuitive alternative to the native select control (dropdown list). It is designed to be used on touch devices as an alternative to the jQuery UI date picker.
A HTML5 music player that uses an awesome design created by Orman Clark and jPlayer.
If you want to create full page photo wall gallery than this one is for you try this and you thank us later
Reveal is a lightweight plugin that lets you easily create modal windows.
FlexSlider is an awesome, fully responsive jQuery slider plugin. It has simple, semantic markup, slide and fade animations, and is supported in all major browsers so you won’t have any compatibility issues. Flexslider is built for beginners and pros alike.
The form wizard plugin is a jQuery plugin which can be used to create wizard like page flows for forms without having to reload the page in between wizard steps.
Diapo is a free and open source jQuery slideshow plugin. You can recommend changes or enhancements if you wish.
Lettering.js is a jQuery plugin for radical web typography. Web type is exploding all over the web but CSS currently doesn’t offer complete down-to-the-letter control. Lettering.js solves that: it’s a jQuery plugin to give you that control. Kerning type, editorial design, manageable code, and in general complete control can all be easily done with Lettering.js.
Now this got my eye while I was searching to replace my related post area. Very nicely done tutorial and it works as well. We are working on this and will be including Related posts slide out boxes with jQuery and CSS3 on our blog as well.
Mosaiqy is a jQuery plugin for viewing and zooming photo working on Opera 9+, Firefox 3.6+, Safari 3.2+, Chrome and IE7+. Photos are retrieved from a JSON/JSONP data structure and randomly moved inside the grid.
If you are looking for a jQuery product slider with awesome features than you don’t have to look around anymore. FancyMoves jQuery Product slider is all in one slider solution for images and products. The features of this awesome plugin includes, Multiple navigation ways for user to navigate products/images, ability to lower the size of images as they are entered, easy customization of width, image enlarge with overlayeffect, Hash Tags, panel selection and much more…
ImageSelect is a jQuery plugin that allows the user to select an image by means of a nice looking dropdown.
AJAX PayPal Cart is a easy to use JQuery plugin for web developer to add a full function shopping cart in their website. The AJAX cart can included a cart widget which allow display of cart information easily. Support PayPal Website Payment Standard.