10 Fresh and Useful jQuery Plugins

By / Apr 25, 2012 / Freebies

There are many reasons why you can say jQuery has enormous popularity. Some might say it’s because of its excellent cross browser compatibility, while others will argue that the small footprint is responsible for jQuery’s widespread adoption. While these are valid points, no one can deny that all of the great plugins built by a very passionate community is a big reason as well. So for this post we’ve gathered some of the latest jQuery plugins to be released. In this list you will find some very useful ones that will help you with things like layout, typography, and more.

Jquery Transit

Super-smooth CSS3 transformations and transitions for jQuery — v0.1.3

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A jQuery plugin which slides a webpage over to reveal an additional interaction pane.

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Parallax has never been easier.

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Get turn.js

Is a plugin for jQuery that adds a beautiful transition similar to real pages in a book or magazine for HTML5.

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jQuery Scroll Path

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Glisse.js is a simple, responsive and fully customizable jQuery photo viewer. You’ll like the transitions between two pictures entirely assumed by CSS3.

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The Wookmark jQuery plugin

The Wookmark plugin detects the size of the window and automatically organizes the boxes into columns. Resize your browser to see the layout adjust. Note how the columns are approximately of equal height.

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A jquery plugin for producing big, bold and responsive headlines.

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Making good-looking graphs shouldn’t be hard. Morris.js is a lightweight library that uses jQuery and Raphaël to make drawing time-series graphs easy.

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

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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.

  • http://www.pragmaticdesign.co.uk Web Design Wolverhampton and Birmingham

    Great collection, thanks. Scroll Path looks fab!

  • http://zielak.pl Zielak

    Thanks for jQuery Transit! Might help in performance with complex animations.

  • http://www.auburn.co.uk Auburn Creative

    I love the ‘Wookmark jQuery plugin’ It reminds me of the style of pininterest. I’m definately going to take time out to have a go at recreating it!

  • Joel Salvatore

    Amazing, thanks for sharing!

  • http://www.wookmark.com Christoph

    Thanks for featuring the Wookmark jQuery Plugin, it’s great to be part of this list of impressive tools. I’d love to hear how people use it for their projects.

  • http://www.falconcreativestudio.com masood

    nice plugins…

  • http://www.falconcreativestudio.com masood

    few of the plugins are very useful. Thax for sharing..

  • http://olziibat.themeton.com Olziibat

    Hello. Thanks for share Amazing jQuery Plugins. Waiting for Your Next amazing post. Good luck

  • http://www.webtemplates-creare.com/ Paul Weston

    Thought this was a great article and one that will serve as a good resource for me and my future projects. I love articles like this because they show me how and give the resources to push my designs and my user experience. I like all the plugins you have featured and I think they can all be useful in bringing a wow factor depending on the design of the site. Great article and I look forward to more articles like this one.

  • http://www.thelittlebluedot.com Little Blue Dot

    Super! Thank’s for sharing, I especially liked stellar.js and its scrolling changing backgrounds.

  • http://mikedeleon.net Mike DeLeon

    I’ve used transit and slabtext before and they work great. Great collection!

  • http://www.designturnpike.com Design Turnpike

    Wow, great features, LOVE!

  • http://www.hot-lemon.com Lance

    I like JS turn – thanks for keeping us up to date 😉

  • http://smashinghub.com smashinghub

    i like Pageslide, its nice jquery effect

  • http://www.marcuspape.com Marcus Pape

    Amazing stuff! I can’t wait to start kicking the tires on a few of these.

  • http://www.skytechgeek.com Gagan Chhatwal

    Mos of them are not fresh I have seen them few months ago, anyways useful list.

  • http://www.dreamdezigns.com/ saravanan ps

    I love the Page Slide plug-in. Actually it ‘ll be a fun to create a web site using all of these listed plug-ins. surely the end product ‘ll be … Awesome!!

  • http://www.simon-fletcher.me Simon Fletcher

    I love the The Wookmark jQuery plugin. Its all well and good making it look like that but then to change when you are resizing the browser just puts the icing on the cake.