We always work hard to get the best and freshest information for our readers and now it’s a good time to share with you some new and cool jQuery plugins. For those, who use these plugins in everyday work or some projects this showcase might be very handy! Previously we have presented to you a roundup of 50 New jQuery Plugins for Web Developers, and our readers found it useful, so in this post you will find even more awesome and new plugins.
RefineSlide is a simple jQuery plugin for displaying responsive, image-based content (with shiny animations). CSS transitions are used wherever possible, which currently makes for varied performance across browsers and platforms. At the moment it’s probably best to check it out in Safari, and will become much smoother elsewhere as other browsers move towards offloading CSS transitions to the GPU.
Complexify aims to provide a good measure of password complexity for websites to use both for giving hints to users in the form of strength bars, and for casually enforcing a minimum complexity for security reasons.
JQVMap is a jQuery plugin that renders Vector Maps. It uses resizable Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) for modern browsers like Firefox, Safari, Chrome, Opera and Internet Explorer 9. Legacy support for older versions of Internet Explorer 6-8 is provided via VML.
Filtrify is an advanced tag filtering plugin. Advanced because you can search tags within tags and filter items by multiple tags from different categories and get a live feedback on the number of items containing related tags.
jQuery ProQuo is a quick way to encourage your readers to spread your content through twitter. Simply define the regions in your markup that you would like to make “tweetable” and ProQuo will handle the rest.
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. In fact, Sequence has no in-built theme, leaving you complete creative control to build a unique slider using only CSS3 — no jQuery knowledge required!
bgStretcher 2011 (Background Stretcher) is a jQuery plug-in which allows you to add a large image (or a set of images) to the background of your web page and will proportionally resize the image(s) to fill the entire window area.
jQuery OrgChart is a plugin that allows you to render structures with nested elements in a easy-to-read tree structure. To build the tree all you need is to make a single line call to the plugin and supply the HTML element Id for a nested unordered list element that is representative of the data you’d like to display.
This jQuery plugin allows you to set a number of sidebar or floating boxes that follow the user down the page as they scroll. The plugin uses absolute positioning calculated from the original css and offset to either the closest positioned parent or to the document. The plugin has been tested in IE6-9 and all the other major browsers.
Akordeon is a stylish jQuery plugin for adding efficient accordion style menu to a web page. The idea behind Akordeon is to provide a lightweight and customizable interface for collapsible panels that can hold any kind of data in a limited space.
It is a smart and quick content bar that you can integrate easily in any website or web application. It is integrated seamlessly in your website and can be popped up whenever required. PushUp Content Bar is easy to customize and strong enough to rely upon. You can add your contact details, location map via Google Maps, and a simple contact form that visitors can use to make contact with you.
Uploadify™ is a jQuery plugin that allows you to easily add multiple file upload functionality to your website. Two distinct versions (HTML5 and Flash) allow you the flexiblity to choose the right implementation for your site and fallback methods make it degrade gracefully.
Zebra_Datepicker is a small, compact and highly configurable datepicker jQuery plugin, meant to enrich forms by adding the datepicker functionality to them. This jQuery plugin will automatically add a calendar icon to the indicated input fields which, when clicked, will open the attached datepicker. Users can easily jump between months and years due to the datepicker’s intuitive interface. The selected date will be entered in the input field using the date format of choice, configurable in the datepicker’s options.
Peity is a simple jQuery plugin that converts an element’s content into a simple mini pie line or bar chart and is compatible with any browser that supports canvas: Chrome, Firefox, IE9+, Opera, Safari.
Repo.js is a jQuery plugin that lets you easily embed a Github repo onto your site. This is great for other plugin or library authors that want to showcase the contents of a repo on their project pages.
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