The month of September went really well. We at TheDesignBlitz came up with some really cool articles with the hope to make our readers spending their valuable time worth it. Talking about the weekly updates, we ensure to list down the best stuff. From useful jQuery plugins to best tools, Apps and much more, we bring all this under the same roof thereby eliminating the need for designers to sit back and spare hours in front of the system looking for the right tool, plugin or anything useful in the world of designing and development.
This months’ list of best jQuery plugins is quite vast in terms of quality and quantity. Introduced with the aim to help the designers these jQuery plugins are chosen very carefully and only then have been included in the list.
Hope you all liked our last months’ list of 50+ Best jQuery Plugins of August 2013 . Sit down and scroll down to check out our second months’ list of useful jQuery plugins.
Best jQuery Plugins of September 2013
1. DD Icon Menu
Developed by Dynamic Drive plugin creates an icon based vertical menu that is fixed on the left edge of the browser window and expands to show sub menus on Mouseover.
Mimeo by Ben Plum is a jQuery plugin that provides responsive images.
OmniWIndow is a customizable modal window plugin for jQuery that comprises of 150 lines of code written specifically for programmers.
Persona Assistant by Andrew Chilton is a plugin that enables users to perform common Persona tasks without any fuss.
Developed by Nick Palmer, Tagger widget allows the users to turn a HTML select into an auto-suggesting, tagging widget.
6. Google Map
Google Map by Thibault HENRY is a jQuery plugin that helps users manipulate the Google Map API easily. Users can create maps, add some markers create routes with this cool jQuery plugin.
image crop is a jQuery plugin developed by Dan Caragea to ease image cropping.
Developed by EragonJ, this light-weight jQuery plugin helps users customize a tutorial trip easily with immense flexibility.
Scrolltab by Chris Saylor adds tabs for elements that are visually associated to their position relative to the scroll bar. It lets developers attach floating tabs to the scrollbar of the browser that will scroll to the position indicated by the tab.
Developed by Simonellez, BeaverSlider is jQuery widget that enables users to create slideshows in easy and fun way.
PlusSlider by Jamy Golden is a responsive and agnostic jQuery content slider/fader plugin.
jQuery Time Dropdown by Richard Kiss is a plugin that has a small menu with a small number of times that handles most cases.
AutoHideInput by Vitalii Tereshchuk is a simple jQuery plugin that ensures additional security for secure fields. It automatically hides and shows the information entered by the users.
15. Table Filter
Developed by Kyo Nagashima, Table Filter is a jQuery plugin that lets users insert a input form for filtering table rows dynamically.
Listplus is an extremely light weight jQuery plugin that lets users add sorting, grouping and filtering to html lists.
Squiggle helps users generate a canvas ‘scribble’ over text while preserving its context to let you copy it to clipboard.
20. jQuery Camera
The jQuery Camera Plugin provides a snapshot camera for your application. You can set resolution like. “HD”, “VGA”, “QVGA”.
IE8 expand select width is for expanding width automatically to be able to read long options in IE8.
jQuery plugin for translating text to HOYGAN.
34. jQuery Bricks
Developed by Florian Ferbach, jQuery Bricks helps users built walls with HTML elements.
Developed by Felix Nagel MultiDialog jQuery plugin utilizes jQuery UI Dialog Widget for a full featured Modalbox/Lightbox application. The best part is that it is a flexible, easy to use, and extendable plugin fits great into the jQuery UI Widget family.
Ion.Tabs is a jQuery tabs plugin that promises easy and well done tabs with many options and skin support. It supports many groups of tabs at one page, generates events and call backs, is easy to set up, and features cross-browser support viz. Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Safari, IE(8.0+.
Drag Multiple is a jQueryUI plugin that enables the selection, drag and drop of multiple ui-draggable elements.
Ever wished to change an element’s properties, style and behavior and instantly restore to what it was before? Well, that’s what Double is developed for. This jQuery plugin lets you make a double, change it and eventually recall the original without any fuss.
InstaPIXEL is a jQuery plugin to pixelate an image on a canvas element.
SO Tag is a jQuery Tagging system based on StackOverflows tags with descriptions.
CLNDR is a calendar plugin that uses HTML templates to let you write markup and styles that have access to useful calendar data.
It’s a best region picker plugin for jQuery in China and is based on Chineserp. The data is provided by Chinese region db.
Scrolld.js is an open source plugin that provides a method for highly precise scrolling for pixel-perfect layouts and navigation using real-time updated data values.
LiveEditor is a jQuery plugin that displays input editors when the user hovers over an editable control.
Bank is a jQuery plugin that has library for building bank account forms, formatting and validating inputs.
47. jQuery Chain
Chain is a jQuery plugin to chain async functions to execute sequentially, current function’s return value or returned deferred object resolve parameters will be transfer to next function as parameters.
This is a jQuery plug-in for list items selector.You will get to see the list on the left hand side from which you can select and move the items you want to the right hand side.
This jQuery plugin enables collapsing/expansion and search nested lists. The search is case insensitive and does not have to start from the beginning of the word for example ‘merica’ will match ‘America’.
This is plugin for jQuery users who want to pull Instagram photos according to tag and likes into a specified container without any fuss.
This is a jQuery plugin for triggering event handlers when an element scrolls in/out of view.
This jQuery plugin automatically creates links for URLs, email addresses, @-mentions, and hashtags in embedded tweets.
Sticky is a jQuery plugin to easily add functionality to fix elements to the top of the page on scroll.
As the name says, this is a jQuery plugin for creating own message box with ease.
searchSelect is a jQuery plugin for searchable and scrollable select lists while keeping default button style. Users need to run the plugin on any html select element to make the select lists searchable and scrollable.
The name given to this jquery plugin is apt as it is used to mark elements that have been focused on.
58. jQuery confirmOn
Developed by Loran Kloeze, Invetek this cool jQuery plugin shows a confirmation box when the provided events are triggered. When the user clicks yes the handler is called, when the user clicks no then the confirmation box hides itself and nothing else happens.
Fluid Content Scroller plugin makes navigation through long item lists like news, events, blog posts smooth and easy.
This is an ultra-light jQuery plugin that tells you check if an element is in the viewport but with a twist. The demo explains it properly.
This is a jQuery plugin for making request with visual feedback like blocked element, notify result and likewise.
Developed by Mamod Mehyar, this ayaSlider plugin helps you create a flexible slider with multiple parallax effects, without limits or predefined styles.
timed event sequence jQuery plugin helps trigger an event on a collection at a regular interval.
Developed by Sway Deng, imgcolr is a plugin that grabs the dominant color of a given image’s borders. By using imgcolr, the page’s background color will be dynamically adapted for the current image with less than 6 lines of code. Check out the demo link given below to see how it works.
Jacob Heater developed this jQuery plugin for animating CSS3 box-shadow property. In simple words this plugin offers flexible settings that let developers achieve desired effect of the box-shadow animation.
67. jQuery Pristine
Developed by Nuri Hodges, this jQuery plugin is for simple, unbloated form validation.
Developed by Martijn van der Lee, Coverflow uses the concepts of “selected”, “inner” and “outer” to cover one or more coverflows or access an existing coverflow.
69. Hide Paragraphs
This jQuery plugin by Manuel Barros Reyes hides paragraphs that you don’t want visible at first glance. It can be used when you only want to show the first paragraphs of a long text.
70. Picture Box
Picture Box is a jQuery plugin that lets you view zoom-in pictures with navigation, switch to fullscreen mode to view pictures via arrow keys.
So this is the end of best jQuery plugins of the month of September. Do you know about more jQuery plugins that genuinely deserve to be mentioned in the list? If yes, do let us know by dropping in the comment like Jay Kanakiya did on our previous months’ list of useful jQuery plugins.