20 New jQuery Plugins Worth Taking a Look at

Keeping up with and tracking the constant flow of new jQuery plugins feels like a full job sometimes. Every other day we seem to discover something new, something cutting-edge and sometimes we find something that is truly groundbreaking and indispensable. We do love the innovation of the jQuery community.

Here are the latest plugins worth taking a look at:

Freetile.js

Freetile.js is a new jQuery plugin that will organize your content in an efficient, dynamic and responsive layout

Freetile will organize your content in an efficient, dynamic and responsive layout. It can be applied to a container element and it will arrange it's children in a layout that makes optimal use of screen space, by "packing" them in tightly.

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Responsive Carousel

Responsive Carousel is a carousel script that will work with mouse, touch, and keyboard

responsive-carousel is a carousel script that will work with mouse, touch, and keyboard. The default package includes the slide/drag transition that you can apply by adding a data attribute and including some additional CSS. There are also other extensions available within the source folder, such as flip and fade transitions, autoplay, keyboard handling, pagination, and more.

Responsive Carousel →Demos →

iosSlider

iosSlider is a jQuery plugin for a responsive, customizable and cross-browser content slider

iosSlider is a jQuery plugin for a responsive, customizable and cross-browser content slider. It can be used as a content slider, carousel, scrolling website banner, or an image gallery.

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RSlider

RSlider is a full screen responsive image and content slider

RSlider is a full screen responsive image and content slider. With a nice and simple design it will adjust automatically to the width of your browser.

RSlider →Demo →

iView Slider

iView Slider is an easy to use responsive image slider with support for animated captions and HTML Elements

iView Slider is an easy to use responsive image slider with support for animated captions and HTML Elements. You can use it as image slider, image gallery, banner rotator, or even as a presentation slideshow.

iView Slider →Demo →

jQuery Picture

jQuery Picture is a plugin that adds support for responsive images to your web pages

jQuery Picture is a plugin that adds support for responsive images to your web pages. It supports both figure elements with some custom data attributes.

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Fresco

Fresco is ajQuery responsive lightbox plugin

Fresco is a responsive lightbox plugin. It can be used to create stunning overlays that work great at any screen size, in all browsers on every device. It comes with fullscreen zoom, retina-ready skins, Youtube and Vimeo integration for HTML5 video and a powerful Javascript API.

Fresco →

gridster.js

gridster.js is a plugin that helps you build intuitive draggable layouts from elements spanning multiple columns

Gridster is a plugin that helps you build intuitive draggable layouts from elements spanning multiple columns. You can even dynamically add and remove elements from the grid.

gridster.js →

BookBlock: A Content Flip Plugin

BookBlock is a jQuery plugin that can be used for creating booklet-like components

BookBlock is a jQuery plugin that can be used for creating booklet-like components that allow a "page flip" navigation. Any content can be used, such as images or text.

BookBlock: A Content Flip Plugin →Demo →

ImageMapster

ImageMapster lets you activate HTML image maps without using Flash

ImageMapster lets you activate HTML image maps without using Flash. It works just about everywhere that Javascript does, including modern browsers, Internet Explorer 6, and mobile devices like iPads, iPhones and Androids.

ImageMapster →Demo →

tiltShift.js

tiltShift.js is an awesome jQuery plugin that uses the CSS3 image filters to replicate the tilt-shift effect

tiltShift.js is an awesome jQuery plugin that uses the CSS3 image filters to replicate the tilt-shift effect.

tiltShift.js →

Socialist Social Media Plugin

Socialist  is a jQuery social plugin that creates a social stream from multiple social media feeds

Socialist is a jQuery social plugin that creates a social stream (or social "wall") from multiple social media feeds in one place. Use it to pull content from Facebook pages, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and other social networks.

Socialist Social Media Plugin →

Tooltipster

Tooltipster jquery plugin helps you easily create clean HTML5 validated tooltips

Tooltipster is a lightweight and easy to style jQuery plugin that helps you easily create clean HTML5 validated tooltips.

Tooltipster →Demo →

trunk8

trunk8 is a text truncation plugin to jQuery

trunk8 is a text truncation plugin to jQuery. When applied to a large block of text, it will cut off just enough text to prevent it from spilling over.

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BigVideo.js

BigVideo.js makes it easy to add fit-to-fill background video to your website

BigVideo.js makes it easy to add fit-to-fill background video to your website. It can play silent ambient background video, or a series of videos. you can also use it to show large background images.

BigVideo.js →

stickyMojo

stickyMojo is a  lightweight, fast and flexible sticky sidebar plugin

stickyMojo is a lightweight, fast and flexible sticky sidebar plugin. It is and compatible with Firefox, Chrome, Safari, and IE8+ and will degrade gracefully in older versions of IE.

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HorizontalNav

HorizontalNav jquery plugin for responsive menu functionality

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tablecloth.js

tablecloth.js helps you to style HTML tables with some simple customizations

tablecloth.js, built of Twitter Bootstrap, helps you to style HTML tables with some simple customizations.

tablecloth.js →

jQuery Complexify

jQuery Complexify helps your users accurately gauge the quality of their password

Complexify helps your users accurately gauge the quality of their password and then give them visual feedback to enforce a minimum level of security.

jQuery Complexify →

jQuery Vector Maps

jQuery Vector Maps is a new jQuery plugin that uses resizable SVG to renders vector maps

JQVMap is a jQuery plugin that uses resizable Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) to renders vector maps. It works in all modernern browsers and legacy support for older versions of IE 6-8 is provided via VML.

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ddSlick

ddSlick is lightweight plugin that allows you to create a custom drop down with images and descriptions

ddSlick is lightweight plugin that allows you to create a custom drop down with images and descriptions.

ddSlick →Demo →

Adaptor

Adaptor is a lightweight content slider that offers a simple interface to create cool 2D or 3D slide animation transitions

Adaptor is a lightweight content slider that offers a simple interface to create cool 2D or 3D slide animation transitions. Currently, there is only 3D support for webkit and Firefox, all other browsers will fallback gracefully to a simple fade transition.

Adaptor →Demo →

equalize.js

equalize.js is a useful jQuery plugin for equalizing the height or width of any element

equalize.js is a useful jQuery plugin for equalizing the height or width of any element.

equalize.js →

Allofthelights.js

Allofthelights.js is a plugin that allows you to switch off the lights

Allofthelights.js is a plugin that allows you to switch off the lights, so that your videos will stand out with no distractions.

Allofthelights.js →

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