15 Cool jQuery Plugins Showcase

jQuery was released in January 2006. 6 years later, it still holds its position as best JavaScript library due to its simplicity. This jQuery library used to develop Ajax based applications, web 2.0 web applications and make code more simple and easy to JavaScript programmers.

I have already published jQuery Video Plugins and jquery plugins for wordpress. So here in this post, I have hand-picked a list of best jQuery plugins and effects to help You improve and spice up your web designs. Check out our collection of some of the best and innovative jQuery plugins.

1. TextExt Plugin for jQuery

A super awesome, customizable text input supporting tags, auto complete, ajax and other goodness in a crazy cool a-la cart way.

TextExt Plugin for jQuery

2. Zoomooz jQuery Plugin

Zoomooz is a jQuery plugin for making web page elements zoom. It can be used for making Prezi like slideshows and for zooming to images or other details.

Zoomooz jQuery Plugin

3. Curtain.js

This plugin allows you to create a web page with multiple fixed panels that unroll with an amusing effect.


4. jQuery Anystretch

Anystretch is a jQuery plugin that allows you to add a dynamically-resized background image to any page or block level element.

jQuery Anystretch

5. Sliding Horizontal Parallax

Sequence is the jQuery slider plugin with infinite style. It provides the complete functionality for a website slider without forcing you to use a set theme.

Sliding Horizontal Parallax

6. Tim Van Damme

Jonathan Diba writes to ask how the effects are achieve on Tim Van Damme’s portfolio site, referring to Tim’s site as one of the most compelling site design he’s seen.

Tim Van Damme

7. Promptumenu

A jQuery plugin that allows you to display list items in a similar way like a iPhone home screen. If item count exceeds the displayed items on one screen, users can swipe through screens.


8. jQuery Quicksand Plugin

jQuery Quicksand is an awesome jQuery plugin which used to sort and filter items through beautiful shuffling animation.

jQuery Quicksand Plugin

9. Flippy

Flippy is a cross-browser flip effect plugin for jQuery which allows you to flip whatever html element you want.


10. Page Scroller

A powerful JavaScript based smooth scrolling navigation system that utilizes the robust jQuery library. Created entirely with ease of use in mind, the plugin will work on any website.

Page Scroller

11. jQuery Plugin Fly Off Page

New jQuery plugin, it’s called “Fly Off Page”. It will take selected elements and make them fly (not literally) off the page in a random or pre-defined direction.

jQuery Plugin Fly Off Page

13. Rcarousel – A Continuous jQuery UI Carousel

rcarousel is a jQuery UI continuous carousel with many cool features. It is highly customizable and supports even older browsers.

Rcarousel – A Continuous jQuery UI Carousel

14. Stellar.js

Stellar.js is a jQuery plugin that provides parallax scrolling effects to any scrolling element.


15. Isotope jQuery Plugin

Isotope is an exquisite jQuery plugin for magical layouts. It creates similar sorting and filtering effect like jQuery Quicksand plugin.

Isotope jQuery Plugin

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