12 Excellent jQuery Plugins for Enhancing Forms
Forms are part of almost every website. Whether it’s a simple contact form or a complex sign-up form, filling one out is usually a mundane task. When possible, you should try to make form completion for the user easier and more enjoyable. Here are 12 jQuery plugins that can help you enhance your forms.
Password Strength shows the strength of you passwords by telling you how long time it would take to brute force them. It tries to calculate how many possibilities the hacker needs to try to guess your password.
The Dropdown Check List jQuery widget transforms a regular select html element into a dropdown checkbox list.
Autocomplete gives the user the ability to quickly find and select some value, leveraging searching and filtering.
Ajax Fancy Captcha is a jQuery plugin that helps you protect your web pages from bots and spammers.
Highlight increases usability by highlighting elements as you interact with the page. Its primary use is for forms, but it can also be used for tables, lists, or any element you specify.
Uniform is a plugin for jQuery that lets you style select, radio, and checkboxes however you desire.
jqTransform is a jQuery styling plugin wich allows you to skin form elements.
Boxy is a flexible, Facebook-style dialog box for jQuery with support for dragging and size tweening.
jQuery Validation is a plugin that give you many form validating options.
Masked Input allows a user to more easily enter fixed width input where you would like them to enter the data in a certain format (dates,phone numbers, etc).
Uploadify is a jQuery plugin that allows the easy integration of a multiple (or single) file uploads on your website.
mcDropdown allow users to select from a complex hierarchical tree of options.