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jQuery is nearly in every website that we view each single day and there’s a good reason for that. jQuery has always been a fast & concise JavaScript Library that simplifies appearance of the site and overall improve its user experience.

So for today’s post you’ll find it’s just another roundup of what are some of the most useful jQuery Plugins that been released recently that you should at least try for your next project.

1. okayNav


The aim of the okayNav navigation plugin is at progressively collapsing navigation links into an off-screen natigation instead of doing it for all the links at the same time.

okayNav depends on jQuery and has been tested with jQuery 1.10+ but should work with lower versions. The stylisation of okayNav comes in a commented LESS and CSS and supports IE9+, Firefox, Chrome. Transitions work in IE10+.

2. Multi-Screen.js


Multi-Screen.js is a simple, lightweight, and easy to use jQuery plugin which turns a single page into a collection of screens with animated navigation.

3. Section Scroll


Section Scroll is a jQuery plugin for automatically making scrollable sections navigation. You can create one page scrolling website with this plugin.

4. Good Share


With the GoodShare jQuery plugin it will help your website visitors share a link on social networks and microblogs or mobile messengers. This plugin is easy to install and configuring on any site.

5. Dynamic Max Height Plugin


This is a jQuery plugin to dynamically check a layer height and compare it to a custom height value.

6. StickyStack


StickyStack.js is a jQuery plugin that creates a stacking effect by sticking panels as they reach the top of the viewport.

7. ProTip


Protip is a jQuery tooltip plugin for any situation it’s not so lightweight but it doesn’t intends to be. It supports 49 position, Live refresh of tooltip options, Live element checking, Gravity, DOM targets, Placements, Click activated and sticky tooltips, Custom HTML content, Interactive tooltips, In/Out delays, Auto-hide, Icon support, Skins, sizes, schemes, Animations support, Mixins, Custom event callbacks and UMD Support.

8. SpectragramJS


spectragram.js is a jQuery plugin using the Instagram API to fetch and display user, popular or tags photo feeds inside a list or any container you define.

9. jsSocial


jsSocials is a simple social network sharing jQuery plugin. It’s flexible and easily extensible. Configure visual appearance. Choose one of several themes provided. Add any yet unsupported social network if needed.

10. Cascading Dropdown


This jQuery plugin, which allows you to populate a set of form drop-down menus based on the previous selection.

11. jQuery Flipster


Flipster is a CSS3 3D transform-based jQuery plugin built to replicate the familiar ‘cover flow’ effect, but also supports a variety of styles but Flipster is also responsive, lightweight, Flexible and more

12. SnapGallery


snapGallery is a super-simple jQuery plugin that converts your un-ordered, haphazard, differently sized images into a beautiful gallery.  Completely responsive and customisable, snapGallery allows you to select the spacing between images, the minimum width allowed before stacking and the maximum number of columns, with more options on the way!


The 12 Must Have jQuery Plugins for Web Design in March