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There are beyond thousands of great jQuery plugins already available on the web and many new jQuery plugins have been released thnaks to a wonderful community of jQuery developers that are responsible of creating incredible things, However it sometime be difficult task to sort through everything single new jquery plugin that been released.

That’s why in today’s post you will find 15 new and useful jquery plugins that you can find directly on GitHub so you can fork it to make it even better.

1. ClassySocial


ClassySocial is a jQuery plugin that lets your site visitors easily see what networks you belong to and visit them in a click of a button.

2. jQuery Swatches

Color Swatches

This is a jQuery plugin that turns a single div into a sweet color swatch (aka, color pallette). This is a pretty simple plugin to use as you simply just place a similar div element where ever you want a swatch to appear and when you load your page, you’ll have this lovely swatch staring back at you

3. jQuery Polling Plugin


This jQuery plugin allows you create multiple custom events to track changes on DOM nodes (e.g. form element updates) utilizing the power of jQuery Event API. The resulting events can be used with .on() or .bind() methods, including event delegation, as if they were built-in events.

4. CoverPop


coverPop.js is a lightweight (but customizable) jQuery plugin to set a fullscreen popup overlay on a visitor’s initial visit and hide for a set period of time.  Since styling is handled through CSS, coverPop.js integrates well with responsive sites.

5. Trip.js


Trip.js is a useful plugin that can help you customize a tutorial trip easily. At this time of writing this post this plugin is still under development ! If you find any bugs or want to implement anything, please feel free to open an issue to the author

6. jqTimeline


jquery.jqtimeline is a lightweight, simple and elegent timeline plugin for jQuery to show a set of important events on a timeline. Data input is a simple json arrary of timeline events. This plugin can be easily integrated with any other jQuery plugins. Can be use to create Social apps, showing blog timeline, social posts timeline etc.

7. Sheetrock


Sheetrock is a jQuery plugin for querying, retrieving, and displaying data from Google Spreadsheets. All you need is the URL of a public Google Spreadsheet. It requires no backend whatsoever—everything is done in the browser.

8. rFrame


rFrame is a self reflecting jQuery function that emulates the view port sizes of a handful (for now) of devices to give you a rough idea of how your web site/application might look on that device. Currently this plugin will only works in Chrome and Safari

9. threeDPages


This is a nifty plugin that allows you to generate blocks of html content that behave a separate pages that you can click to enlarge. Useful for areas of a website where there are lists of content that you want to provide a high level view that can be easily clicked into for further detail.


pongstagr-am is a jQuery plugin that lets you display instagram photos to your website.

11. AlertView


AlertView is a jQuery plugin that provides alerting message. That are like OS X notification window, and Twitter alert message.  AlertView provides two modes. Notification mode is like OS X notification window. Alert mode is like Twitter alert message. It provides three templates: default, error and black.

12. Robins Mask


This unobtrusive plugin adds a mask to the field so it is easier for the user to type in values. By default there are three types of masks – numeric, alpha and alphanumeric. You can add an additional type as well. I’ll show you an example below. This plugin handles fixed width masks (SSN, phone, etc.) and also numeric masks (which is basically dynamically adding the comma between)

13. Ajax Form JS


A jQuery plugin to help with common ajax submission and response handling actions. In short, you initialize the plugin on a form and specify a trigger element which on click will send all form elements to a specified url.

14. KISS.Animate


KISS.Animate is plugin for sliding animations based on JQuery and the best code structure practices with simple api Prerequisites: jquery 1.6 or higher. Main assumption for this plugin is that content already fetched and added to dom, this plugin provides animation for it.

15. Image Picker


Image Picker is a simple jQuery plugin that transforms a select element into a more user friendly graphical interface.


15 Newest & Useful jQuery Plugins That Are Available on GitHub