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In today’s post I have a great collection of jQuery plugins that can be used to help enhance your website, I have included slider plugins, image effects, text enhancements and some useful tools for responsive design. jQuery has many great plugins available, it has a massive community behind it, is cross browser compatible and is a light weight addition to improve the UI of your website – what are some of your favorite plugins?
A responsive slider created by Brice Lechâtellier, a French Australian designer, developer.
slabText – a jQuery plugin for producing big, bold & responsive headlines
jqIsoText is jQuery plugin for displaying your text with pseudo-isometric effect. The plugin changes the size of letters in text. It starts from one font size and increment or decrement to other font size.
The Arctext jQuery plugin rotates letters with CSS3 transforms in order to place them along a curved path. The curve is always a segment of a circle (hence arc) for which the radius can be specified.
The UnoSlider jQuery plugin is an advanced image and content slider which is built with responsive design and mobile devices in mind.
Responsive Image Gallery with Thumbnail Carousel
This tutorial show you how to create a responsive image gallery with a thumbnail carousel using Elastislide.
jQuery CSS Switcher
This is stylesheet switcher jQuery plugin, it allows you to toggle between stylesheets, it also allows you to trigger the CSS switching from your own code.
jQuery Simple Modal
SimpleModal is a lightweight jQuery plugin which provides a powerful interface for modal dialog development. Think of it as a modal dialog framework. SimpleModal gives you the flexibility to build whatever you can envision, while shielding you from related cross-browser issues inherent with UI development.
Isotype is a jQuery plugin for creating dynamic and intelligent layouts. It also lets you reveal & hide items with filtering, re–order items with sorting – all done with captivating animations.
The ImageLens jQuery plugin allows you add lens style zooming effect to an image.
jQuery Dropdown Login Form
There are many way’s in which a user can login, a popular method since the birth of twitter is to have a dropdown form. Today we give away a simple jQuery dropdown login form, it’s easy to implement and lightweight and does everything you need it to. All you have to do is implement and hook it up to your website.
The Mosaic plugin allows you to easily add sliding boxes and captions to your images, you can customize the slide/fade effects with custom directions and preload images.
The Supersized jQuery plugin is a fullscreen background slideshow.
DropKick works by transforming your existing, boring into beautiful, customizable HTML dropdowns. The name attribute is the only one that is required. You should also set a tabindex attribute to enable navigation via tabbing.
Content Carousel with jQuery
This is a simple circular content carousel tutorial, the idea is to have some content boxes that we can slide infinitely (circular). When clicking on the “more” link, the respective item moves to the left and a content area will slide out.
jQuery Modals in three easy steps – Reveal is awesome jQuery plugin its cross-browser compatible with modern browsers with some graceful degradation of course and lightweight coming in at only 1.75KB.
An awesome, fully responsive jQuery slider plugin.
The world’s most awesome jQuery & WordPress Image Slider
A jQuery plugin to create a dynamic, multi-column layout.