Enhance your web application with jQuery plugins

Enhance your web application with jQuery plugins

Over 20 millions websites and web application uses jQuery as their JavaScript Framework. Isn’t it sounds good? More interesting thing is that, there are lots of beautiful jQuery Free plugins around internet that can enhance our web application and websites. jQuery is very lightweight and faster JavaScript framework than any other regular JS frameworks. It’s Easy to understand and comfortable to use.

That’s why now a days most of developer want to use jQuery and jQuery plugins in their application. Today I’m going to introduce 10 new, awesome and extraordinary jQuery plugins that will make your application attractive and fast. I’ve present 4 news ticker plugins in today’s post and they will help you play live news in your website. So, lets get started –

– iCheck super customized checkboxes and radio buttons

iCheck super customized checkboxes and radio buttons

iCheck is a super customized check boxes and radio buttons for jQuery & Zepto. Few key features –

  • – Identical inputs across different browsers and devices — both desktop and mobile
  • – Touch devices support — iOS, Android, BlackBerry, Windows Phone
  • – Keyboard accessible inputs — Tab, Spacebar, Arrow up/down and other shortcuts
  • – Customization freedom — use any HTML and CSS to style inputs (try 6 Retina-ready skins)
  • – jQuery and Zepto JavaScript libraries support
  • – Lightweight size — 1 kb gzipped
  • – 31 options to customize checkboxes and radio buttons
  • – 11 callbacks to handle changes
  • – 9 methods to make changes programmatically
  • – Saves changes to original inputs, works carefully with any selectors

Demo & Download


– jQuery Easy UI

jQuery Easy UI

This awesome jQuery plugin allows you to create amazing professional looking websites with ease. There are a whole range of demos of the different types of components to get you started. I have noticed it can be particularly useful for displaying data in tables using a DataGrid layout. It is very easy and yet so powerful!

Demo & Download


– jQuery Position Absolute

jquery position absolute

This nifty little jQuery plugin can make products fit on screen creating an interesting way of displaying them so that they are all visible. Now your days of reducing the size of your images to small thumbnails are over with this fantastic jQuery plugin.

Demo & Download


– Fancy News – jQuery plugin

fancy news

Fancy News is a jQuery plugin that lets you create an outstanding news slider. It´s highly customizable and very easy to use. You can add umlimited of news with thumbnails. If the post is longer than the height of the main area, a cool scrollbar will be added automatically. You can also load your own RSS feed.

Demo & Download


– jQuery Scroll Slider

jQuery scroll slider

Ever wanted to grab someones attention when they are reaching the end of a web page, essentially to keep them from closing it? Well, with the jQuery Related web pages Scroll Slider you can do just that! As the visitor reaches the end of the page a sliding animation with slides out from the bottom right of the screen! Great Stuff!

Demo & Download


– jQuery Simple Modal

jquery simple modal

Lets face it, alert boxes which display things like “Wrong password” or “Saved.” are outdated! Well fortunately these days are over and there a few good jQuery plugins out there that manage modal boxes. These modal boxes are essentially windows which can be style customized to suit your website! The simple modal is my favorite as it’s so easy to implement and manage.

Demo & Download


– News Box

news box

News Box is a small (3Kb uncompressed) and very easy to use html widget – a news ticker. Every News Box displays one item at a time. You can also put multiple News Boxes on a single website.

Now you can also easily add RSS or Atom feeds, using Google AJAX Feed API (so you don’t have to use any proxy server).

Demo & Download


– jQuery Page Peel

page peel

This little jQuery plugin which does exactly what it says on the tin – creates a page peel! This is a little page animation which sits at the top right hand of the screen and when the mouse hovers it the page “peels” down and reveals the content behind it. It could be used to display a popular area or feature of your website but is most commonly known these days to display advertisements. Let’s face it the page peel grabs your attention straight away!

Demo & Download


– News Widget

news widget

Show the latest news, tutorials or tweets based on RSS feeds. With this jQuery plugin you can show single or multiple RSS feeds in a news widget. You can choose to show only the latest items or the show random items. The plugin has lots of settings so you can completly customize the look and feel of the widget so that it fits in the design of your website.


– Use single RSS feed

– Use multiple RSS feeds

– Sort on post date

– Show random items

– Optional Refresh every x seconds

– Fade in animation time

– Optional open link in new page

– Limit description characters

– Choose number of items to show

– Pretty dates

– Modify item text before showing on screen

– Full documentation included

– 4 Examples included

Demo & Download


– jQuery Letterings

jquery letterings

This awesome little jQuery plugin creates eye catching fonts, typical called web typography! It’s lightweight, easy to use and can really transform that ugly looking heading you’ve always hated into something quite spectacular. There is also a CSS3 fall back for those people who might (for some unknown reason) have JavaScript disabled.

Demo & Download


– jQuery News Ticker

jquery news ticker

Ever wanted to display the latest news on your website in a sort of “headline news” way. Well, this jQuery News Ticker plugin will not only display your latest news it can also be loaded in from an RSS feed. This would allow you to display news from any website which has an RSS feed. Pretty cool!

Demo & Download

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