20 Best jQuery Plugins for 2014

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If you are a developer you must be aware with the jQuery functionality and uses, jQuery is popular javascript Libraries on the web, and almost every developer and designer are familiar with jquery’s functionality and features. jQuery resolves almost every issue and fits to your website requirements to make your website creative and innovative.

In this article we have compiled a list of Best jQuery Plugins for 2014 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.

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1. Velocity.js

Velocityjs
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.

2. Blast.js

blastjs
Blast.js separates text by letter, word, or sentence so that you can inject beautiful animations and styling into your text.

3. Remodal

remodal
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
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

jQuery-Panorama-Viewer
jQuery Panorama Viewer helps you embed Panorama Pictures on your website. You can now display your panorama photos on your site with this plugin.

6. Croppic

croppic
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

7. Floatable.js

float-labels
This Plugin offers you the possibility to upgrade your forms with this famous pattern. Include the latest release of jQuery.

8. nanoGallery

nanoGallery
nanoGallery is very easy to implement image gallery plugin for jQuery. It is touch enabled, responsive, fast and it supports cloud storage.

9. SVG Magic

svgmagic
SVGMagic is a cross-browser compatible jQuery plugin that searches for SVG images on your site and automatically creates PNG versions if the browser doesn’t support SVG.

10. BttrLazyLoadin

BttrLazyLoading
BttrLazyLoading is a Jquery plugin that allows your web application to only load images within the viewport. It also allows you to have different version of an image for 4 different screen sizes.

11. Mapsed.js

mappsedjs
Mapsed.js is a jQuery plugin to select places on a map. As well as picking places, you can add/edit ones to integrate with your own database.

12. Image Lightbox

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.

13. StickyNavbar.js

stickyNavbarjs
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

ClassyLoader jQuery plugin
ClassyLoader is a jQuery plugin written by Marius Stanciu – Sergiu, a plugin that lets you add beautiful and animated loaders to your website.

15. Share Button

share-buttons
Share Button is a simple, light, flexible, and good-looking share button jquery plugin. It doesn’t load any iframes or extra javascript and overall load time is tons faster. It looks simple and clean by default, and can be customized in any and every way.

16. jQuery LightGallery

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.

17. ScrollMagic

scroll-magic
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).

18. Fluidbox

fluidbox
Fluidbox is a jQuery plugin that replicate the distraction-free, fluid lightbox seen on Medium, and to improve on it such that it will allow linking to a larger-resolution image.
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19. uSlider

uslider
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.

20. Blindify

Blindify jQuery plugin
Blindify is a jQuery plugin which creates a slideshow featuring a blinds effect transitioning (either vertical or horizontal) between a list of images.

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9 Comments to: 20 Best jQuery Plugins for 2014
  1. I am creating a KnockoutJS book for Packt and showing a SPA (yes, single page application) with a jQuery page. I want to highlight on that page a number of awesome plugins. I would be glad to give attribution back to this page if you would let me use your list.

  2. aaron rovenger

    ^ No, thank you! μslider is fantastic. Perfectly responsive and better than the premium media galleries. A+

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