14 jquery plugins for working with images

14 jquery plugins for working with images

JavaScript frameworks have become very popular in the recent years by making the creation of dynamic effects much easier. Lightweight, used in the Word-press and Drupal core, jQuery is now one of the most used JavaScript libraries around. The following list of jQuery plug-ins will help you to improve the usability of your website or web applications by enhancing the display of your images.

– jQZoom


Javascript image magnifier to give a better view of your images.

– ImageCube


Cool effect to rotate your image as if they were the faces of a cube.

– Rounded Corners

Rounded Corners

Easy rounded corners creation. Tons of effects are available for fixed or fluid divs.

– Coda Slider

Coda Slider

A jQuery script that emulates the effect used on the gorgeous Coda website.

– jQuery Cycle plugin

jQuery Cycle plugin

The jQuery Cycle Plugin is a lightweight slideshow plugin that supports pause-on-hover, auto-stop, auto-fit, before/after callbacks, click triggers and many transition effects.

– PanView


To let your visitors view details of a big image. Great for letting them have a better view of an artwork, map or panorama. PanView creates a fixed size div in which the user can move the bigger image.

– Thickbox


Webpage UI dialog widget using the jQuery library, it shows any type of content in a modal box.

– Carousel Lite

Carousel Lite

Carousel script with jQuery. Navigate images or HTML in a carousel-style widget, lightweight and flexible, customizable to fit most needs

– EOGallery


Web animated slideshow gallery made with jQuery.

– Image preview

Image preview

Create image previews with this accessible and easy to implement script.

– jCrop


Quick and easy way to add image cropping functionality to your web application. It combines the ease-of-use of a typical jQuery plugin with a powerful cross-platform DHTML cropping engine.

– jQuery Thumbs

jQuery Thumbs

Easy thumbnails creation with jQuery, jQuery Thumb dynamically wraps images and/or link images with a div.

– jQuery Image Strip

jQuery Image Strip

Nice little image viewer that uses fancy visual effects. This can be of great use for displaying various views of a product in an e-commerce website.

– s3 Slider

s3 Slider

A simple way to add smooth image slideshows and showcases on your website.

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