90+ Useful jQuery Plugins for Designers and Developers

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jQuery can help designers and developers create impressive animations and interactive websites that are appealing and accessible to the widest range of browsers.

Here are 90+ useful jQuery plguins focusing on gallery and slideshows, navigations and further resources to reduce time and effort while increasing your audience.

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Accessibility

Stylesheet and text size switcher.

Accordion

Accordion interface with a few variations.

AlphaNumeric

Prevent users from inputing special characters.

Ajax File Upload

Loading graphic displays while file is uploaded.

AppendDom

Write HTML with JavaScript, great for displaying Ajax results.

AppendText

Converts text into post friendly html.

BlockUI

Create a message overlay while blocking user interaction on elements or the entire page.

BogoFolders

View text through a ‘file menu’ interface.

BogoTabs

Basic tabbed interface.

Bubble

Demo highlights selected table rows in groups of tables..

Calendar
Aids date entry.

Checkbox manipulation
Select, unselect and toggle checkboxes.

Chili

Syntax highlighting for displaying code on webpages.

Choose Component
Select data from a table row through a modal window.

Click Menu
Generates dropdown menus.

clueTip
Tooltips with many variations.

Color Animations
Add color animations to div backgrounds.

Color Picker
Pass in color choices and attach custom events to each color block.

columnHover
Highlight table rows and columns.

columnManager
Add, remove and toggle table columns.

ContextMenu
– Menus that show when you right click specified elements.

Confirmer
Adds a listener to check if user confirms their action.

Cycle

Add flash-like image effects to rotating image galleries.

date picker
Aids date entry.

Delicious
Read delicious bookmarks from a user to display on a webpage.

Dimensions
Get accurate window and document attributes across browsers.

Equalize Columns
Make columns the same height as the longest column.

FCKEditor Plugin
Adds a rich text editor to a textarea.

Field
Expand the ability to retrieve and set values in forms.

Form

Change HTML forms to submit via Ajax.

Gallery Viewer
JavaScript image gallery.

getUrlParam
Function to get url parameters.

Google Feed Plugin
Display any RSS feed to a webpage.

Gradient
Adds a gradient to a div without needing an image.

Grid Column Sizing
Table column draggable resizing.

Grid Row Sizing
Expand and collapse table rows.

hoverIntent
Prevents unintended hover events.

idTabs
Add tabbed interface to a website.

Impromptu
Create modal windows and messages.

jQuery Localisation
Applies localisation packages based on the user’s language preference.

jBox
UI dialog widget.

jCalendar
Aids selecting of dates inline on a page.

jCarousel Lite
Simple carousel for images and HTML content.

jCodeViewer
Syntax highlighting for displaying code on webpages.

jdMenu Hierarchical Menu
Generates dropdown menus.

jEditable
Live editing of elements on a webpage.

jFeed
XML feed parser.

jPanView
Replaces big images with a zoom viewer in HTML.

jqDnR
Drag’n’Resize elements on a page.

jQMaps
Interact with Google maps.

jqModal
Display notices, dialogs, and modal windows in a web browser.

Treetable
Make a tree view out of an HTML table.

Tree View

Tree view controls.

Suggest
Add autocomplete to input fields.

YAV
Form validation library.

jqUploader
Provides a status bar for uploading images.

jScrollPane
Customize your scrollbars.

jTagEditor

Turn a textarea into a tag editor.

jVariations
Create a control panel to manipulate elements on a page.

Keyboard Navigation
Dynamically determine which element to focus on based on it’s position on the screen.

labelOver
Overlay labels over an input field.

LavaLamp
Navigation menu with a ‘lava’ effect.

Lazy Load
Only load images that are in the current window.

Live Query
Adds event listeners to elements.

Masked Input
Add mask to inputs to aid user data entry (phone numbers, etc).

Media

Unobtrusive conversion of standard markup into rich media content.

Extra selectors for JQuery
Add more selectors to jQuery.

Mousewheel
Mousewheel event handler.

Mousehold Event
Add repeating event as the user holds down the mouse.

Multiple File Upload
Select multiple files one by one as it adds to a queue list.

newsticker
Create a fading news ticker.

Password Strength Meter
Indicator to show the strength of a users password.

PopupWindow
Creates an preview popup of destination link.

Query String Object
Useful for sending URL parameters.

Select box manipulation
Remove and add options from a select list or dropdown in many ways.

selectCombo
Tool for making dependant dropdowns with Ajax.

Star Rating
Generates star rating from input fields

Grid
Dynamic ajax grid control.

slideViewer
Image gallery as slides.

Spoilers
Hide content behind an image until user action is taken.

tableHover
Row and column highlighting with variations.

tableFilter
Search box is added to each column header to filter table.

tablesorter
Client side table sorting.

Taconite

Easily make multiple DOM updates using the results of a single AJAX call.

Textgrad
Add gradients to whole blocks of text.

Time Entry
Sets an input field up to accept a time value.

Tooltip
Add tooltips from title page.

Validation

Add live validation to forms.

WYMeditor

Web-based XHTML WYSIWYM editor.

Zoomi
Zoomable thumbnails.

XSLT
Transform XML/XSL from JavaScript.

XAP
Ajax library.

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