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jQuery UI is the collection of having animated visual effects, themes and GUI widgets. And when you have jQuery being the most popular framework that is used on the web, using jQuery UI is just great idea to combine these UI libraries will provide a professionally developed and feature-rich widgets that seamlessly integrate with each other, delivering a consistent, high quality look and feel.

In addition, all widgets are tested on multiple devices and browsers to ensure maximum compatibility. So for this roundup you will see a compiled a small list of some of the best jQuery UI Frameworks that will help to create apps.

jQuery UI


jQuery UI is a curated set of user interface interactions, effects, widgets, and themes built on top of the jQuery JavaScript Library. Whether you’re building highly interactive web applications or you just need to add a date picker to a form control, jQuery UI is the perfect choice.

Zino UI


Zino UI is jQuery based, WAI-ARIA compatible, user interface framework consist of 25+ different components. Cross-platform user interface framework for you Web & Enterprise applications. A delightful addition to your CMS, Back-end and Front-end interfaces. Zino UI is brought by programmers for programmers and designers.



Wijmo is a kit of highly advanced widgets based on jQuery UI and jQuery Mobile. These widgets are optimized for client-side web development and utilise the power of jQuery for superior performance and ease of use.

All Wijmo widgets come equipped with over 30 themes and supports ThemeRoller. The widget also contains video widgets, wizards and animation widgets.  The best part is Wijmo offers only one set of widget that can be used for both mobile and web.



PrimeUI is a collection of rich JavaScript widgets based on jQuery UI. PrimeUI is a spin-off from the popular JavaServer Faces Component Suite, PrimeFaces. It’s powered by HTML5 and it contains ThemeRoller to offer you great themes for your website.



jQWidgets provides a comprehensive solution for building professional web sites and mobile apps. It’s built entirely on open standards and technologies like HTML5, CSS, Javascript and jQuery.

Being responsive jQWidgets enables the development of creation of apps and websites that look beautiful on desktops, tablets and smart phones.  jQWidgets feature a complete framework with professional touch-enabled jQuery widgets, themes, input validation, drag & drop plug-ins, data adapters, built-in WAI-ARIA accessibility, internationalization and MVVM support.


Collection of jQuery Based UI Frameworks For Developers