10 Innovative jQuery Plugins You Need to Know

Written by Kevin Liew on 19 Jan 2011
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Some of these jQuery plugins you probably might not know and even think it can't be done with javascript. I have been collecting a few and would like to share it with you all.

Among all the plugins, I think I will use Custom content scroller and lettering.js. What about you? If you have something that are cooler than these, drop me a comment :)

  • TN3 Gallery TN3 Gallery is a full fledged HTML based customizable jquery photo gallery with slideshow, transitions and multiple album options. Compatible with all modern desktop and mobile browsers. Powered by jQuery.
  • Face detection
    Face detection
    A jQuery plugin which detects faces in pictures and returns theirs coords. This plugin uses an algorithm by Liu Liu.
  • Custom content scroller
    Custom content scroller
    Custom scrollbar plugin utilizing jquery UI that’s fully customizable with CSS. It features vertical/horizontal scrolling, mouse-wheel support (via Brandon Aaron jquery mouse-wheel plugin), scroll easing and adjustable scrollbar height/width.
  • Audio Player
    Audio Player
    audio.js is a drop-in javascript library that allows HTML5’s
  • Nude detection
    Nude detection
    nude.js is a JavaScript implementation of a nudity scanner based on approaches from research papers. HTMLCanvas makes it possible to analyse image data and return whether it's nude or not.
  • jDownload
    A jQuery plugin to assist file downloads.
  • Signature Pad
    Signature Pad
    A jQuery plugin for assisting in the creation of an HTML5 canvas based signature pad. Records the drawn signature in JSON for later regeneration.
  • JSZip
    Create .zip files with Javascript!
  • Lettering
    Web type is exploding all over the web but CSS currently doesn't offer complete down-to-the-letter control. So we created a jQuery plugin to give you that control.
  • arbor.js
    a graph visualization library using web workers and jQuery
  • Webcam
    The jQuery webcam plugin is a transparent layer to communicate with a camera directly in JavaScript.
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Freddie Lore 11 years ago
thanks for this post...very useful!
Thilanka Kaushalya 11 years ago
I was searching for a nudity detector for my web site. Thanks for the tip dude. :)
Amaca 11 years ago
Thank's a lot, good collection. i wan't to try the lettering.js, is that cross browser?
vikram 11 years ago
good stuff....
Rajan 11 years ago
Nice one
Jo 11 years ago
Abhisek 9 years ago
Very useful. Note that audio.js isn't a jquery plugin.