30 of Our Favorite jQuery Plugins from the Last Few Months


In this post we have collected some of our favorite jQuery plugins that have been released over the last few months. And just to help make your jQuery plugin search that little bit easier we have categorized the plugins into the following categories: jQuery Plugins for Page Layouts, jQuery Plugins for Images & Video, jQuery Sliders & Galleries, jQuery Typography Plugins, and finally a small collection of versatile jQuery Utility Plugins.

jQuery Plugins for Page Layouts

pagePiling.js – A jQuery plugin for 'piling' your layout sections over one another and accessing them by scrolling.
pagePiling.js, a jQuery plugin for 'piling' your sections over  one another and accessing them by scrolling

gridscrolling.js – A jQuery plugin for positioning sections and asides in a grid & allowing for easy cursor key navigation.
gridscrolling.js, a jQuery plugin A layout for positioning sections and asides in a grid & allowing for easy cursor key navigation

Animsition – A simple jQuery plugin for adding page transitions with CSS animations.
Animsition - A simple jQuery plugin for adding page transitions with CSS animations

Brick Work – A lightweight (15kb) and feature-rich jQuery plugin for creating responsive dynamic layouts.
Brick Work is a lightweight (15kb) and feature-rich jQuery plugin for creating responsive dynamic layouts

ScrollMe – A lightweight jQuery plugin that allows you to add simple scrolling effects to webpages. It can scale, rotate and change the opacity of elements.
ScrollMe is a lightweight jQuery plugin that will allow you to add simple scrolling effects to web pages

jQuery Bootgrid – A jQuery grid control especially designed for Bootstrap.
jQuery Bootgrid, a grid control especially designed for Bootstrap

jquery.smoothState.js – A plugin that progressively enhances pages to behave more like a single-page application.
jquery.smoothState.js - A jQuery plugin that progressively enhances pages to behave more like a single-page application

multiscroll.js – A simple jQuery plugin for creating multi scrolling websites with two vertical scrolling panels.
multiscroll.js is a simple jQuery plugin for creating multi scrolling websites in this weeks designer news

jQuery Plugins for Images & Video

Focuspoint – A jQuery plugin for dynamically cropping images to fill the available space without cutting-out the image’s subject.
Focuspoint, a jQuery plugin for responsive cropping

Vide – A jQuery plugin for easily adding video backgrounds to your webpages.
Vide - easy as hell jQuery plugin for video backgrounds

Dense.js – A jQuery plugin for easily serving retina-ready images.
Dense.js - A jQuery plugin for easily serving retina-ready images

Covervid – A simple jQuery plugin that will allow you to make HTML5 video behave like a background image.
Covervid is a simple jQuery plugin that will allow you to make your HTML5 video behave like a background image

jQuery Sliders & Galleries

Simple jQuery Slider – A lightweight jQuery Slider that does exactly what a slider should do: ‘slides slides’.
uper-simple and lightweight jQuery Slider

Photopile JS – A jQuery image gallery that simulates a stack of scattered photos on a surface.
Photopile JS is a JS/jQuery image gallery

Justified.js – A jQuery plugin that creates a justified image grid of images.
Justified.js - A jQuery plugin that creates a justified image grid of images

Shuffle Images – A jQuery plugin that allows you to display and shuffle multiple images within a gallery by moving or shaking the cursor.
Shuffle Images jQuery plugin that allows you to display and shuffle multiple images within a gallery

Skippr – A super simple and lightweight slideshow plugin for jQuery.
Skippr is a super simple and lightweight slideshow plugin for jQuery

jQuery Typography Plugins

jQuery.fontFlex.js – A lightweight plugin for dynamically changing font sizes.
jQuery.fontFlex.js, a lightweight jQuery extension for dynamically changing font sizes

Morphext – An Animate.css powered jQuery carousel plugin for text phrases.
Powered by Animate.css Morphext is a simple jQuery carousel plugin for text phrases

Splitchar – A jQuery plugin that allows you to style and design the first, second or both halves of a character.
Splitchar is a jQuery plugin that allows you to style and design the first, second or both halves of a character in this weeks designer news

jQuery Utility Plugins

scotchPanels.js – A jQuery off-canvas menu and panel plugin.
scotchPanels.js a jQuery off canvas menu and panel plugin

jQuery Confirm Mailto – A plugin to Confirm with users before opening any mailto: link through their default email client.
jQuery Confirm Mailto, a jQuery plugin to confirm before opening mailto links

jQuery prettySocial – A custom sharing button plugin for Pinterest, Twitter, Facebook & Google+.
jQuery prettySocial - A custom sharing button plugin

BootstrapValidator – A jQuery plugin for validating Bootstrap forms.
BootstrapValidator - A jQuery plugin for validating Bootstrap forms

jNottery – A jQuery plugin that allows you to add notes to a page.
jNottery jQuery plugin that allows you to add notes to a web page

strong>ClockPicker
– A clock-style timepicker for jQuery or Bootstrap.
ClockPicker is a clock-style timepicker for either Bootstrap or jQuery

scrollToBySpeed.js – A jQuery plugin that let's you scroll the window by speed rather than by duration.
scrollToBySpeed.js a jQuery plugin that let's you scroll the window by speed rather than by duration designers

HideSeek – A simple yet customizable live search jQuery plugin.
HideSeek a simple yet customizable live search jQuery plugin designers

Responsive Tabs – A jQuery plugin that offers responsive tab functionality.
Responsive Tabs A jQuery plugin that offers responsive tab functionality

…and finally…

jQuery.planetarium – A jQuery plugin that allows you to construct interactive planets and build the Universe!
jQuery.planetarium Construct interactive planets and build the Universe

If you would like to have a look at our previous jQuery collections, you should browse our extensive jQuery Archives or our JavaScript Archives.


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