9 jQuery Plugins for Improving Website Navigation

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Navigation is arguably the most important part of website. Without it, visitors would not be able to move from page to page and view the content. Thinking about the best approach to your website navigation is a very important part of the creative process. So, as designers and developers, it’s good to know that we have tools like jQuery that can make our life easier. For today’s post we will show you some handy jQuery plugins to help you in the task of delivering a nice and smooth navigation experience for your users.

MeanMenu

A free jQuery Responsive Menu plugin for you to Hide or show menu children, Target navigation element to swap out with MeanMenu, Control screen width at which MeanMenu activates and much more.

9 jQuery Plugins for Enhancing Website Navigation

Sidr

The best jQuery plugin for creating side menus and the easiest way for doing your menu responsive.

9 jQuery Plugins for Enhancing Website Navigation

Toolbar.Js

Toolbar allows you to quickly create tooltip style toolbars for use in web applications and websites. The toolbar is easily customizable using the twitter bootstrap icons and provides flexibility around the toolbars display and number of icons.

9 jQuery Plugins for Enhancing Website Navigation

jPanelMenu

jPanelMenu is a jQuery plugin that creates a paneled-style menu (like the type seen in the mobile versions of Facebook and Google, as well as in many native iPhone applications). Just click on the menu button (the top left of this page) to see it in action.

9 jQuery Plugins for Enhancing Website Navigation

Intro.js

Better introductions for websites and features with a step-by-step guide for your projects.

9 jQuery Plugins for Enhancing Website Navigation

jPaginator

jPaginator is a jQuery plugin for pagination. It’s fun, intuitive, it comes with a slider and you can ask for an unlimited number of pages. Use it with a unique element, for more details please have a look at the code of demo1 and the plugin’s options.

9 jQuery Plugins for Enhancing Website Navigation

Smart Menus

Website menus that work on all devices.

9 jQuery Plugins for Enhancing Website Navigation

slimMenu

slimMenu is a lightweight jQuery plugin, which is made to create responsive and multi-level navigation menus on the fly.
With slimMenu, you’ll no longer struggle with media queries to create responsive menus, or any other heavy plugins to create multi-level nested menus. slimMenu does both job for you and it’s only 5KB(2.5KB minified)!

9 jQuery Plugins for Enhancing Website Navigation

Navgoco

Navgoco is a simple JQuery plugin which turns a nested unordered list of links into a beautiful vertical multi-level slide navigation, with ability to preserve expanded submenus between sessions by using cookies and optionally act as an accordion menu.

9 jQuery Plugins for Enhancing Website Navigation

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.

2 Comments

  1. Ceba
    August 19, 2013

    Amazing collection, navigation is one of the most important element in the web design as it guides the users how to navigate entire site without messing the things, such jquery plugins helps developers to create some innovative and sexy navigation for the websites.

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  2. Jay Kanakiya
    September 14, 2013

    Awesome List . For other jquery plugins visit http://jquer.in

    Reply

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