10 Useful jQuery Plugins For Enhancing Your Website UX

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Incorporating jQuery effectively and modestly in your website build process is a great way to enhance and take your user experience to another level. Using jQuery plugins can be a great tool for helping display content to your users in a much more intuitive and interactive way. The jQuery community is fantastic, developers are consistently releasing new, quality jQuery plug-ins for us to incorporate into our websites.

In this post I will take show you a collection of jQuery plugins that are really useful for improving your overall user experience on your website.

Nivo Slider

10 Useful jQuery Plugins For Enhancing Your Website UX

The Nivo Slider is a fantastic jQuery slider plug-in, it is available in two formats, one jQuery plug-in is a dedicated WordPress plug-in and the other is freely available for all  websites.

Isotope

10 Useful jQuery Plugins For Enhancing Your Website UX

Isotope is a jQuery plug-in that can add some serious improvement to how your users navigate content displayed on a webpage. The plugin makes use of some great jQuery effects to alter your content layout on a page.

FlexSlider

10 Useful jQuery Plugins For Enhancing Your Website UX

Another great yet simple to use free jQuery slider plug-in which is completely responsive and packed with tons of slide animations.

Mosaic

10 Useful jQuery Plugins For Enhancing Your Website UX

One of my personal favorite jQuery plugins for improving how additional content is served to a user is Mosaic. Mosaic automatically generates sliding boxes and captions, allowing slide and fade animations with custom directions.

Supersized

10 Useful jQuery Plugins For Enhancing Your Website UX

If you use big background images in web design, then Supersized is a jQuery plugin you should take a look at. Supersized is a full screen background slideshow allowing you to rotate through, pause/play and array of images that are set as the website background.

jQuery Image Parallax

10 Useful jQuery Plugins For Enhancing Your Website UX

The jQuery Image Parallax plug-in allows you to manage the animation aspects of a banner which you could use for your header  or background.

jMenu

10 Useful jQuery Plugins For Enhancing Your Website UX

jMenu is a useful jQuery plug-in that allows you to create awesome menus that include unlimited sub navigation items.

Assign

10 Useful jQuery Plugins For Enhancing Your Website UX

Assign is a jQuery plug-in that lets you easily assign multiple keyboard shortcuts and events for specified functions.

Dynamic Tag

The Dynamic Tag form is a stylish way to enhance your tags inside a form input, try the demo its a great enhancement plug-in.

jQuery Tour

10 Useful jQuery Plugins For Enhancing Your Website UX

jQuery Tour is a flexible plug-in that can provide a stylish, high customizable way to provide your users with a website tour.

What Plugins Do You Use?

I would be interested to hear about some of the plugins you use on a regular basis, drop me a comment and I will add them to the list.

Posted by Jason Bayless

3 Comments

  1. Isotope, have heard of this one, never seen it in action. I find the site a bit confusing though. What does the plug in do? Is it a layout one?

  2. This is a great list of plugins. I will definitely use in my blogs. Thanks for the information.

  3. Great list of plugins. Isotope could have some great uses for portfolio sites and other graphical lists.

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