10+ jQuery photo gallery and slider plugins

Introduction

A picture is worth a thousand word. No doubt about it. Most of the information based website such as CNN, ESPN, they are all using a massive photo slide show on its front page. It’s a very effective method to attract viewers’ attention.

So, here you go. 15 jQuery based photo gallery and sliders. Enjoy.

jQuery Cycle

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jQuery Cycle

The jQuery Cycle Plugin is a lightweight slideshow plugin. Its implementation is based on the InnerFade Plugin by Torsten Baldes, the Slideshow Plugin by Matt Oakes, and the jqShuffle Plugin by Benjamin Sterling. It supports pause-on-hover, auto-stop, auto-fit, before/after callbacks, click triggers and many transition effects. It also supports, but does not require, theMetadata Plugin and the Easing Plugin.

Pikachoose

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Pikachoose

Pikachoose is a lightweight Jquery plugin that allows easy presentation of photos with options for slideshows, navigation buttons, and auto play. Pikachoose is designed to be easily installed, easy to setup, and well… all around easy. Creating an image gallery shouldn’t be a complex thing. I’ve created a new plugin that I’m packaging with PikaChoose called SliderJS.

s3Slider

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s3Slider

The s3Slider jQuery plugin is made by example of jd’s smooth slide show script. I needed something like that for jQuery (for my web site kruskica.net). Since i didnt find it after a small research i decided to build it by my self.

Galleria

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Galleria

Galleria is a javascript image gallery written in jQuery. It loads the images one by one from an unordered list and displays thumbnails when each image is loaded. It will create thumbnails for you if you choose so, scaled or unscaled, centered and cropped inside a fixed thumbnail box defined by CSS.

slideViewer

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slide viewer

slideViewer is a lightweight (1.5Kb) jQuery plugin wich allows to instantly create an image gallery by writing just few lines of HTML such as an unordered list of images

Image Flow

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Image Flow

Image flow is inspired by Apple’s cover flow. The javascript renders the cover flow effect without any noticeable flaw. Keyboard navigation (arrow keys), mouse scroll and dragging is supported. Very cool script to use.

jQuery Gallery Scroller

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jQuery Gallery Scroller

jQuery Gallery Scroller (jqGalScroll) takes list of images and creates a smooth scrolling photo gallery scrolling vertically, horizontally, or diagonally. The plugin will also create pagination to allow you to flow through your photos.

Spacegallery

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space gallery

I particularly love this one. It’s really cool. If you are familair with Apple’s mac os leopard. Yes, this image gallery display photo just like the time machine does.

Easy Slider

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easy slider

Easy Slider (as I call this plugin) enables images or any content to slide horizontally or vertically on click. It is configurable with css alone. So, basically you link to plugin file, set the content up and style it with css.

jFlow

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jFlow

A pretty neat photo slider. It featured in nettut, if you try to make yourself a photo slider. Visit this site.

Supersized

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supersized

A fullscreen photo gallery. It resizes images to fill browser while maintaining image dimension ratio. No extra whitespace, no scrollbars – the entire browser window is always filled.

Simple jQuery Slideshow

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simple jquery slideshow

A simple tutorial, and it shows us how to create a really simple jquery photo slideshow.

CrossSlide

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CrossSlide

CrossSlide is a jQuery plugin that implements in Javascript some common slide-show animations, traditionally only available to the web developer via Adobe Flash™ or other proprietary plugins. CrossSlide builds upon jQuery’s animation facility, so it is as portable across browsers as jQuery itself (a lot.)

Innerfade

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innerfade

InnerFade is a small plugin for the jQuery-JavaScript-Library. It’s designed to fade you any element inside a container in and out. These elements could be anything you want, e.g. images, list-items, divs. Simply produce your own slideshow for your portfolio or advertisings. Create a newsticker or do an animation.

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