7 Fresh and Useful jQuery Plugins

By / Feb 6, 2013 / Freebies
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It seems that jQuery plugins are constantly being released, and it’s no surprise considering its popularity. The only problem is being able to sort through them all to find the good ones. That’s why we’re always on the look out for new jQuery stuff to share with our readers. So for this post, we’ve gathered 7 plugins that will help you some fresh jQuery functionality to your projects.

jQuery File Upload

File Upload widget with multiple file selection, drag&drop support, progress bars and preview images for jQuery. Supports cross-domain, chunked and resumable file uploads and client-side image resizing.

Fresh and Useful jQuery Plugins

jQuery Validation Engine

jQuery validation engine is a Javascript plugin aimed at the validation of form fields in the browser (IE 6-8, Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera 10). The plugin provides visually appealing prompts that grab user attention on the subject matter.

Validations range from email, phone, and URL, to more complex calls such as ajax processing or custom javascript functions. Bundled with many locales, the error prompts can be translated into the language of your choice.

Fresh and Useful jQuery Plugins

Wookmark jQuery

A jQuery plugin to create a dynamic, multi-column layout.

Fresh and Useful jQuery Plugins

jQuery URL Parser

An AMD compatible utility to parse urls and provide easy access to their attributes (such as the protocol, host, port etc), path segments, querystring parameters, fragment parameters and more.

The core parser functionality is based on the Regex URI parser by Steven Levithan, and the query string parsing is handled by a modified version of node-querystring.

Fresh and Useful jQuery Plugins

kerning.js

Take control of your web typography.

Fresh and Useful jQuery Plugins
Fresh and Useful jQuery Plugins

Baseline

Implementing a vertical baseline can be pretty easy. But maintaining one can be difficult, particularly with the addition of images in articles and webpages. That’s where Baseline.js steps in.

Fresh and Useful jQuery Plugins

jQuery Tags Input

Magically convert a simple text input into a cool tag list with this jQuery plugin.

Fresh and Useful jQuery Plugins

About the Author

Gisele Muller loves communication, technology, web, design, movies, gastronomy and creativity. Web writer, portuguese/english translator and co founder of @refilmagem & @mentaway Twitter: @gismullr

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