In this article we have compiled a list of Best jQuery Plugins which have been released recently and might be useful for developers in 2014. The following plugins will help you to optimize your websites and make the beautiful and visually stunning.
Velocity makes jQuery’s $.animate() 20x faster, which is even faster than CSS animations. You should always use Velocity instead of jQuery’s built-in $.animate() function. It’s the industry secret to getting your sites to run fast on mobile devices.
rowGrid.js is a small, lightweight (~700 bytes gzipped) jQuery plugin for placing images (or other items) in straight rows. The grid similar to grids on Google Image Search, flickr, shutterstock and Google+
images. rowGrid.js is responsive and allows users to infinite scroll.
Remodal is a flat, responsive, lightweight, fast, easy customizable modal window plugin with declarative state notation and hash tracking. All modern browsers are supported. You can easily define the background container for the modal(for effects like a blur).
4. Tip Cards Plugin
Tip Cards plugin let you create a layout of cards with a card-like interaction that you see on Google Tips Page. There are several new animation options so that you can personalize it to your own liking.
5. jQuery Panorama
Croppic is an image cropping jquery plugin that will satisfy your needs and much more. Simply upload an image, and then you are able to crop the image as you like with the zooming in and out functionality
9. SVG Magic
12. Image Lightbox
Image Lightbox is a ascetic, minimalistic, extensible & configurable, responsive and touch-friendly, iOS, Android and Windows Phone compatible lightbox plugin. Silently preloads next image, uses CSS transform and transition, interacts with keyboard.
stickyNavbar.js is a jQuery plugin that helps you stick your navigation bars to the top of the browser window during scrolling. It could stop right here but stickyNavbar.js offers more: you can use your favourite jQuery effects or even fantastic Animate.css library to spice up your navigation.
14. Classy Loader
15. Share Button
16. jQuery LightGallery
jQuery lightGallery is a lightweight jQuery lightbox gallery for displaying image and video gallery. It has numerous features such as touch support with mobile devices, Youtube Vimeo video support, slide and fade effects, image captions and descriptions, css transitions with jquery fallback and many more.
ScrollMagic is a jQuery plugin which essentially lets you use the scrollbar like a progress bar. It’s the plugin for you, if you want to start an animation at a specific scroll position, synchronize an animation to the scrollbar movement, pin an element at a specific scroll position (sticky elements).
μslider is a responsive and touch friendly jQuery plugin slider. Content can be anything: images, text, iframes, html5 video and audio (natively), YouTube and Vimeo videos with a light js patch. It’s highly flexible and very easy to configure.
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