8 jQuery Plugins for Layout and UI Enhancements

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On occasion, you might have to work on a project that has unique layout or UI requirements – things that can’t be achieved with CSS alone. With projects like these, jQuery can be very useful. So for this post, we’ve rounded up some jQuery plugins that can help you accomplish some amazing things when it comes to enhancing web page layouts and User Interfaces.

equalize.js

The jQuery plugin for equalizing the height or width of elements.

8 jQuery Plugins for Layout and UI Enhancments

jQuery Scroll Path

jQuery Scroll Path it’s a plugin for defining custom scroll paths. It uses canvas flavored syntax to draw lines and arcs.

8 jQuery Plugins for Layout and UI Enhancments

freetile.js

Freetile is a plugin for jQuery that enables the organization of webpage content in an efficient, dynamic and responsive layout.

8 jQuery Plugins for Layout and UI Enhancments

gridster.js

This is it, the mythical drag-and-drop multi-column grid has arrived. Gridster is a jQuery plugin that allows building intuitive draggable layouts from elements spanning multiple columns.

8 jQuery Plugins for Layout and UI Enhancments

rcarousel

rcarousel – a continuous jQuery UI carousel.

8 jQuery Plugins for Layout and UI Enhancments

jQuery HiddenPosition

Position any element to any element, even if they are hidden.

8 jQuery Plugins for Layout and UI Enhancments

turn.js

Turn.js is a JavaScript library that will make your content look like a real book or magazine using all the advantages of HTML5. The web is getting beautiful with new user interfaces based in HTML5; turn.js is the best fit for a magazine, book or catalog based in HTML5.

8 jQuery Plugins for Layout and UI Enhancments

BookBlock

A jQuery plugin that will create a booklet-like component that let’s you navigate through its items by flipping the pages.

8 jQuery Plugins for Layout and UI Enhancments

About the Author

Henry Jones is a web developer, designer, and entrepreneur with over 14 years of experience. He is the founder of WDL and ThemeTrust.

8 Comments

  1. Aamir Shahzad
    March 22, 2013

    Great collection with unique concept.

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  2. Maston Mbewe
    March 22, 2013

    Thanks! for these great plugins, i am looking for the best page loading plugins, any ideas?

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  3. Nick Williams
    March 22, 2013

    This is a great post. These features that are offered are really well done. With responsive layouts becoming the new trend, these plugins offer a great deal of help to those who don’t fully understand or need a base to get going on a project.

    Thanks

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  4. Dexter Adams
    March 23, 2013

    Gridster looks pretty promising…

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  5. James Andrew
    March 23, 2013

    lot lot lot thanks for these helpful plugins. I am going to try them all soon. Hope you come back with more helpful posts like this one.

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  6. Florian
    March 23, 2013

    Awesome collection! I especially like the jQuery Scroll Path :D

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  7. sonny
    April 4, 2013

    These are great plugins. I like the ones that perform fancy parallax animation such as jQuery Scroll Path and the flip book effect of Turn.js.

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  8. Ceba
    November 28, 2013

    Cool stuff, I have found few cool grid plugins here as well http://codegeekz.com/jquery-grids/

    Reply

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