Incorporating jQuery effectively and modestly in your website build is a daily process for many of us, as it is a great way to enhance and take the user experience to another level.
As the jQuery community is fantastic and developers are consistently releasing new and of the highest quality jQuery plugins. Today’s post we will be looking at a another great roundup of 18 latest and useful jQuery Plugins.
ImageFlip is a simple and lightweight Image Gallery plugin for JQuery Mobile. It creates a new hash page on display allowing the back button to function instinctively. The new hash page destroys itself on exit, keeping your page count intact. Also, I try not to trespass on users’ bandwidth by preloading images to create transition effects.
IFrames are commonly used to allow embedding of third-party content. Many popular services, such as YouTube and Facebook, make extensive use of IFrames in their embeddable widgets and making the iframe responsive can sometimes be challenging but this jQuery plugin takes all the guest work out in a simple way but useful way.
An advanced jQuery plugin that wraps the Google Maps API’s Geocoding and Places Autocomplete services. You simply provide an input that lets you search for locations with a nice autocomplete dropdown. Optionally add a container to show an interactive map and a form that will be populated with the address details.
WideText is a lightweight jQuery plugin that allows your to create full width text elements that will resize according to the browser window.
Hatchshow is a jquery typesetting plugin for balancing measures.Its a simple way to dynamically create text that resized, based on the width of its container and the amount of text on the line.
With this jQuery plugin items can be spread in a card-like fashion and displayed in an unusual way. Several parameters allow many different spreading results, allowing a unique pattern.
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).
jQSlid is a simple jQuery plugin that offers parallel sliding for both content and the navigation. It can be used in various situations where sliding functionality is required. e.g You can use it for creating sliding banners and portfolio sliders with navigation and content sliding in parallel.
jQuery plugin for dividing and filtering elements based on their visual position. You can use it for running sequential animations on items.
ALS – Any List Scroller is the jQuery plugin by musings.it to scroll any list, of any dimension, with any content.
This jQuery is called is bootpag, this is a dynamic pagination jQuery plugin. It works well with twitter bootstrap or in standalone website.
TOC is a jQuery plugin that will automatically generate a table of contents for your page.
JAIL is a jQuery plugin that lazy load images making your page load faster. Images are downloaded when they are visible or when they become visible inside the viewport (area you see in your browser).
Images can be loaded after an event is triggered (such as click, mouseover, and scroll) or after a specified delay. It’s advisable to call jail() after the DOM has been constructed (document ready).hronous Image Loader
trunk8 is an intelligent text truncation plugin to jQuery. When applied to a large block of text, trunk8 will cut off just enough text to prevent it from spilling over.
Unlike conventional truncation that just limits the character length of text, trunk8 measures the content area for spill-over and intelligently chooses the text that best fits in the given space.
Sly is a jQuery plugin for one-directional scrolling simulation with item based navigation support.