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A Selection of Useful jQuery Plugins

January 27, 2010 • By

For the last few years jQuery has been the jewel in Javascripts crown. Its rapid rise in popularity not only reflects how powerful a tool it is but also how relatively easy it is to work with. It is because of these two factors that developers have been churning out plugins and new techniques at a phenomenal rate.

Thanks to all of those developers for making our life easier!

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45 jQuery Navigation Plugins and Tutorials

jQuery Plugins and Techniques

As many of us know, the initial 15-20 seconds of a new user’s visit to a web site will have a large impact on whether on not they are going to like or dislike the site, prompting them to decide whether they will stay or go. This means it’s vital that you follow usability rules with common design practices and layout your site, especially the navigation, in a style that the user can either learn easily or already understands.

The biggest part of this process is developing a menu that is both easy to use and intuitive, as well as styling it to fit into your site’s design. Having said all that, an easy-to-use menu should not put the shackles on creativity.

In this article they’ve listed 45 jQuery plugins and tutorials that demonstrate not only how powerful jQuery is, but also how your website’s navigation can be both creative and usable.

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25 jQuery Plugins for Working with Forms

jQuery Plugins and Techniques

Almost every website uses a form of some kind. Contact forms and other types of forms can be enhanced with the use of a number of jQuery plugins that are readily available. In this post they feature 25 useful plugins that you may be able to use in your own work with forms.

25 jQuery Plugins for Working with Forms

By Paul Andrew (Speckyboy and speckyboy@twitter).

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