50 Plugins jQuery útiles (selección 2011)

por en Desarrollo web - 7 diciembre 2011
50 Plugins jQuery útiles (selección 2011)

Estamos a un cachito de terminar el año y en Proyecto Aurora nos hemos propuesto pasarnos horas navegando (la verdad como siempre) para buscarles los mejores recursos de diseño y desarrollo web que les puedan ser útiles en sus trabajos o proyectos, con esa finalidad estamos publicando las mejores selecciones o recopilaciones de 2011.

Form & Validation Plugins


Recurly.jsDemo →

Ideal Forms

Ideal FormsDemo →

In-Field Labels

In-Field LabelsDemo →


SisyphusDemo →

jQuery Credit Card Format Validation

jQuery Credit Card Format ValidationDemo →


MotionCAPTCHADemo →

Power PWChecker

Power PWCheckerDemo →


DropKickDemo →

TagBox Plugin

TagBox PluginDemo →

Plugins for Responsive Layouts

Response Javascript

Response JavascriptDemo →


Responsly.jsDemo →


FitVids.jsDemo →

Dynamic Carousel

Dynamic CarouselDemo →


IsotopeDemo →


ElastislideDemo →


FlexSliderDemo →


BlueberryDemo →

Sliders, Galleries & Carousels


SlidorionDemo →


bxSliderDemo →


Diapo Demo →


Craftyslide is a tiny (just 2kb) slideshow built on jQuery. Craftyslide aims to be different, by providing a simple, no-frills method of displaying images; packaged into a small, clean and efficient plugin.
CraftyslideDemo →


Minimit Gallery is a highly customizable Jquery plugin that does galleries, slideshows, carousels, slides – practically everything that has multiple states.
MinimitDemo →


Galleria is a JavaScript image gallery framework built on top of the jQuery library. The aim is to simplify the process of creating professional image galleries for the web and mobile devices.
GalleriaDemo →

jQuery Image Gallery

Like the name says, this is a simple jQuery image gallery plugin.
jQuery Image GalleryDemo →


rlightbox is a jQuery UI mediabox that can display many types of content such as images, YouTube and Vimeo videos. It has many unique features like Panorama and Live Re-size. Like other jQuery UI widgets, it is ThemeRoller ready.
rlightboxDemo →

Circular Content Carousel

This plugin is a circular content carousel. You’ll have some content boxes that can slide infinitely (circular). When clicking on the “more” link, the respective item moves to the left and a content area will slide out. Now you can navigate through the carousel where each step will reveal the next or previous content box with its expanded content. Clicking on the closing cross will slide the expanded content area back in and animate the item to its original position.
Circular Content CarouselDemo →

HTML5 Music Player

A simple and clean HTML5 music player that’s supported on all major browsers (even IE7 and IE8).
HTML5 Music PlayerDemo →

Modal Window Plugins


Reveal is a jQuery modal plugin. You can set up modals in just three easy steps. Attach the needed files, drop in your modal markup then add an attribute to your button.
RevealDemo →


leanModal is a simple jQuery modal plugin that works with your CSS. You can use it to create sign up forms, basic content modals, and more.
leanModalDemo →

Mobile Specific Plugins


Overscroll is a jQuery plugin that mimics the iPhone/iPad scrolling experience in a browser. The plugin adds a draggable drift to overflowed DOM elements as well as a set of fading ‘thumbs’. Runs on most modern browsers.
OverscrollDemo →

jQuery Mobile

jQuery Mobile is a touch-optimized web framework for smartphones and tablets. It has a unified, HTML5-based user interface system for all popular mobile device platforms. IT’s built on the rock-solid jQuery and jQuery UI foundation. It’s lightweight code is built with progressive enhancement, and it has a flexible, easily theme-able design.
jQuery MobileDemo →


PhotoSwipe is a free HTML/CSS/JavaScript based image gallery specifically targeting mobile devices.
PhotoSwipeDemo →


jQuery.fracs determines the fraction of an HTML element that is currently in the viewport, as well as the fraction it takes of the complete viewport and the fraction of the area that might possibly be visible. It also provides the coordinates of the visible rectangle in document, element and viewport space.
jQuery.fracsDemo →

Web Typography


Lettering.js is a jQuery plugin for radical web typography. It gives you complete down-to-the-letter control of your web type.
Lettering.jsDemo →


FitText is a jQuery plugin for inflating web type. FitText makes font-sizes flexible. Use this plugin on your fluid or responsive layout to achieve scalable headlines that fill the width of a parent element.
FitTextDemo →

Shuffle Letters Effect

A short tutorial for making a jQuery plugin that will shuffle the text content of any DOM element – an interesting effect that can be used in headings, logos and slideshows.
Shuffle Letters EffectDemo →


The jFontSize plugin was developed to facilitate the process of creating the famous buttons A+ and A-, which alter the font size on sites with very large texts, such as blogs, journals, tutorials, etc. This tool is also used to increase the accessibility of sites, helping people who have visual problems to see better content.
jFontSizeDemo →

Animation Plugins

jQuery Transit

jQuery Transit creates super-smooth CSS3 transformations and transitions for jQuery.
jQuery TransitDemo →


jRumble is a jQuery plugin that rumbles, vibrates, shakes, and rotates any element you choose. It’s great to use as a hover effect or a way to direct attention to an element.
jRumbleDemo →

And… all the rest

jQuery Lifestream

jQuery Lifestream is a plugin that lets you easily create a stream of your online activity.
jQuery LifestreamDemo →

jQuery ComboGrid Plugin

ComboGrid, like autocomplete, when added to an input field, enables users to quickly find and select from a pre-populated list of values as they type, but in a tabular and paginated manner. ComboGrid provides keyboard navigation support for selecting an item.
jQuery ComboGrid PluginDemo →


grumble.js provides special tooltips without the usual limitations of north/east/south/west positioning. A grumble can be rotated around a given element at any angle, all 360 degrees. Any distance can be specified. Any CSS style can be applied. There’s auto-magic size adjustment for use with localized text. FX queues for animating multiple grumbles. And it works in IE6+, and modern browsers.
grumble.jsDemo →

jQuery Timelinr

jQuery Timelinr is a simple plugin helps you to give more life to the boring timelines. It supports horizontal and vertical layouts, and you can specify parameters for most attributes: speed, transparency, etc.
jQuery TimelinrDemo →


deck.js is a tool for making modern HTML presentations. Slides are basic HTML. The deck.core module keeps track of slide states and deck states, leaving CSS to define what each state looks like and how to transition between them. Extensions use core events and methods to add goodies, giving presenters the freedom to add what they want and leave out what they don’t.
deck.jsDemo →


spin.js is an animated CSS3 loading spinner. You can adjust every single parameter: number of lines, length and width of lines, radius, trail, speed of spinning, and whether there’s a shadow or not.
spin.jsDemo →

Ninja UI

Ninja UI is a jQuery plugin enabling beautiful web interface objects efficiently and unobtrusively.
Ninja UIDemo →


jquip is a stripped down, faster, more modular – include only the parts you want – of jQuery. It is only 4.28KB (minified and gzipped) meaning it is only 13% of jQuerys actual size, yet has 90% of the really useful parts of jQuery (the rest can be added with plugins as needed).
You can also build customizable jquip packages with the new jQuip Library Builder service.
jquipDemo →


CodeExplorer is an online code explorer that displays code as an entire folder structure. This plugin allows for different themes, multiple instances, fullscreen mode, github connections, and much more.
CodeExplorerDemo →


arbor.js is a graph visualization library using web workers and jQuery.
arbor.jsDemo →

jQuery Boilerplates

jQuery Boilerplate

As the name says, jQuery Boilerplate is a boilerplate for jump-starting jQuery plugins development. This project won’t seek to provide a perfect solution to every possible pattern, but will attempt to cover a simple template for beginners and above.
jQuery BoilerplateDemo →

jQuery Plugin Boilerplate

jQuery Plugin Boilerplate is another boilerplate for jump-starting jQuery plugins development. It contains lots of comments to help you get going easily. It is truly object-oriented, and it implements public and private methods as well as public and private properties, making it the ideal candidate for when building both simple and complex jQuery plugins.
jQuery Plugin BoilerplateDemo →