No showcase website is complete without a slideshow and no slideshow is complete with jQuery. Gone are the days when flash was considered as ultimate choice for this purpose for its cool and smoothÂ transactionÂ affects. I have gone through and used 100s of plugins during past years and sharing with you collection. These are handpicked jQuery slideshow plugins that I use in my projects. Each plugin is listed with a demo link so that you can try the plugin on the fly.
1: Â ResponsiveÂ jQuery Flip Book with Touch Support
This amazingÂ flip-bookÂ is 100% jQuery based with smooth transitions and sliding affects. Since jQuery is included withÂ word-pressÂ you willÂ experience very fast loading.Â Â It will work perfect on monitors and handheld devices of all sizes, and since it is touchÂ friendlyÂ your users will will enjoy flipping through your online books.
2: Â jQuery Infinite Scrolling Plugin Showcase
Your users will love the easy and ajax loading of your website contents, it is a must have for any blog that features long posts or large number of images on single page. Powered withÂ built-inÂ browser cache, infinite scrolling plugin will keep loading the content as usersÂ scrollÂ down the page.
Â 3: Easy Scroll
An other ajax scrolling plugin for long pages. If you are a developer, you have aÂ ready madeÂ ajax lazy loader that you can integrate in your themes. simply your work and save yourÂ preciousÂ time. with a very long range of parameters it can be be adopted in any type of design and coding.
4: Memorable jQuery Timeline Plugins
Looking for a timeÂ sensitiveÂ carousel Â for your newÂ WordPressÂ header, or just making a presentation inÂ WordPressÂ post or pages? TimeLiner is just made for you then. It is anÂ awesomeÂ jQuery plugin that can be used to create presentations and slideshows with a cooling looking animated timeline.Â It also offers pause and start functions for live presentations.
5: 3D jQuery SlideShow Plugin
This 3D Carousel will add 3D effect to your carousel in no time. The good think about 3D carousel is that it let you see all the images and give options to jump to any one. The 3D eye candy keeps the visitorsÂ engaged.
6: CSS Slider – Simple But Elegent jQuery Slider Plugin
CCSlider is powerful, unique,Â versatileÂ and option filled jQuery slideshow plugin. It have a long options lists that makes it the first choice for manyÂ WordPressÂ developers.
CSS Slider supports
- 3D transactions with 14 awsome transactions.
- It also comes with 16 smooth 2D transactions (oh yes!Â that’sÂ why we called itÂ versatile)
- HTML 5 based with fallback support
- Control number of slices for 3d effects.
- Control delay between individual slices.
- Control custom transition for each of the slide
- Each slide with different caption and position.
- Fully responsive and works on allÂ devicesÂ and screen sizes.
- Touch screen freindly and works on both iOS and Android.
- Strong Slideshow API with easy to call parameters.
7: jQuery Menu Plugin
This is an excelent example of sensible plugin coding. Install this plugin and you have a decent touch ready menu. Features your products in your menu, say good bye to old text based menus. options include showing following as part of your new jQuery Menu, and as you can see options are unlimited.
- Embed videosÂ
- Embed Images with text
- Embed forms
8: One Cool jQuery Image Zoom Plugin
9: Virtual Tour plugin with jQuery
10: jQuery Overlay Plugin
With Lightview you can change the way you overlay content, this is not an old school overlay plugin.