There are thousands of jQuery plugins, so I always try to show only the best; I don’t want to saturate with plugins and, especially, not discuss the low quality plugins.
Skitter is also good quality jQuery plugin, which enables you to create slideshows loaded with number of features, like speed, time, titles, etc. It requires just writing a few lines of code and is highly customizable through CSS.
When we plan of creating a website to showcase digital photographs, we prefer using CMS, which enables us to quickly create galleries, but the use of a simple jQuery plugin can really show wonders. Mosaiqy enables us to create images grids along with info, which is shown when the image is hovered and data loads without creating burden on website.
Sliders are being used quite excessively for the last few years to display more content using just a single space, and I think today it has become a very important part of any good web design.
Camera displays all this quite easily and is nicely created, which allows very simple customization and enhancement. Above all, it performs superbly on mobile phones, which are in use of lot of people today.
jQuery plugins are more or less useful, but the distinctive attribute is that they are truly spectacular while showcasing the photographs, and Fotorama, no doubt, is.
Fotorama performs well on both, PCs and mobile devices, like tablets, iPhone, iPad, etc, which is something that is definitely very good, as this will enable us connecting rest of the world without doing any weird things. By including arrows, you can enable the users to control their movements. Also, you can add different effects to customize it according to your own preferences.
While selecting any jQuery slider, we always consider the performance of the web using a slider because, sometimes, heavy load could significantly cause the delays in loading web pages .
Craftyslide is entirely contrary to the heavy sliders. It is light-weight and does not affect anything involved in the page load. Above all, it is really easy to use. You can configure it a lot, since it has many options for customization and transitions.
jQuery Easy Slides is a simple, smart and one of the simplest jQuery plugins for creating slideshows. You can get most out of it by integrating images with the text content. Easy Slides shows an image for a while and then moves to the next image. I found it very quick and easy in implementation.
MobilyNotes enables displaying images or any type of html content in a stacked form by rotating them. It can be customized by using options of autoplay and auto-generated buttons.
You can use it to display your photo albums as a slider, where the user will select any album from the stock of beautiful images. Moreover, you can put images creating random display with some slick animations.
Using slideshows is a fairly popular trend in the web designing today and with jQuery, it has become more simple to implement a slideshow. More and more jquery sliders are coming up and it seems there is a jQuery slider released each week.
Slidy is another jQuery plugin you must consider using in your next website to embed a presentation to give users a taste of a smooth slideshow.
LiteAccordion is an easy–to-use jQuery plug-in to design horizontal content slides, which switch smoothly. LiteAccordion is capable to show any type of HTML element, like images, content, video or flash. LiteAccordion allows using as many slides as your website’s width allows.
You can configure it’s settings, like:
- transition speed
- pause with the mouse click
- customizing the switch slide
Moreover, you can customize the appearance of Liteaccordion, besides its two standard themes: basic and dark.