There are beyond thousands of great jQuery plugins already available on the web which cover a wide range of functionality such as ajax helpers, web services, data-grids, dynamic lists, drag and drop, events, cookie handling, modal windows etc. And in order to stay ahead today’s post features 12 Fantastic & New jQuery Plugins.
Tablecloth.js is a jQuery plugin that helps you easily style HTML tables along with some simple customizations.
We’ve all been there. Either you’re redesigning a large site or working on a completely new one… styling tables is typically tedious and time-consuming. If you’d rather spend your valuable time making the other elements of your site pretty, use tablecloth to do the heavy lifting
jQuery Picture is a tiny (2kb) plugin to add support for responsive images to your layouts. It supports both figure elements with some custom data attributes and the new proposed picture format. This plugin will be made redundant when the format is approved and implemented by browsers. Lets hope that happens soon but in the meantime this plugin will be kept up to date with latest developments.
A free light weight jQuery plugin that allows you to create a custom drop down with images and description.
What is so cool about this plugin!
- Adds images and description to otherwise boring drop downs.
- Allows JSON to populate the drop-down options.
- Converts your HTML select element to ddSlick.
- Uses Minimum CSS and no external stylesheets to download.
- Supports callback functions on selection.
- Works as good even without images or description!
JQVMap is a jQuery plugin that renders Vector Maps. It uses resizable Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) for modern browsers like Firefox, Safari, Chrome, Opera and Internet Explorer 9. Legacy support for older versions of Internet Explorer 6-8 is provided via VML.
5. Quake Slider
Quake Slider is a jQuery based image and content slider with some cool animations effects with some of them being very unique. Like SwirlFadeIn, SwirlFadeOut and more. With this slider you can combine images with short summary/caption that helps you optimize contents for search engines and make SEO easy for you.
This jQuery plugin allows image maps to be used in a responsive design by re-calculating the area coordinates to match the actual image size on load and window.resize
7. Real Shadow
Real Shadow is a jQuery Plugin that casts photo-realistic shadows. Perfect for eye-catching demos and landing pages.
iPicture is an easy to configure and customize jQuery plugin that can give images added interactivity with descriptions. It even comes with a configuration wizard and it is compatible with most slideshows and sliders with just a little configuration needed.
9. IE Alert
IE Alert is a handy jQuery plugin that shows a well designed warning message to the visitor who’s trying to view your site with an older version of Internet Explorer browser, this warning message will convince your visitors to upgrade their browser to a newer version of Internet Explorer or to an another web browser.
A simple, powerful and elegant Social jQuery Plugin to display your social links. The plugin can be highly customized through 10+ options.
chronoline.js is a library for making a chronology timeline out of events on a horizontal timescale.
Joyride is extremely flexible and lets you take control of how people interact with your tour. Joyride was developed by Zurb to be a cross-browser compatible plugin.