Best jQuery Plugins From 2013

Year 2013 is about to end and its been an exciting year for jQuery community. Thousands of jQuery plugins were released in 2013 and this post is compilation of some of THE best jQuery plugins released in Year 2013. A year ago, we posted 50+ Most Popular and Useful jQuery Plugins from 2012 and now find out BEST jQuery Plugins From 2013.



Smint is a simple jQuery plugin that helps with the navigation on one page style websites. It has 2 main elements, a sticky navigation bar that stays at the top of the page while you scroll down and menu buttons that automatically scroll the page to the section you clicked on.


This plugin for jQuery will arrange your images to fit exactly within a container. You can define the padding between images, give the images css borders and define a target row height.

jQuery TourBus

Yet another jQuery tour/walkthrough plugin!


Jumble is a jQuery plugin that jumbles up the colours of your text - and can animate them.


Progression.js is a jQuery plugin that gives users real time hints & progress updates as they complete forms.

Hide/show password plugin

Hide/Show Password plugin lets you easily hide and reveal the contents of a password input field. It's based on a mobile design pattern.

Flipping Gallery

Flipping Gallery let you create a simple but beautiful 3D flipping gallery using minimal HTML markups and one JS call.


S Gallery is a Responsive jQuery Gallery Plugin with CSS3 Animations. The plugin makes use of HTML5's FullScreen API, and relies heavily on CSS3 animations goodness and CSS3 transforms.

On Scroll Header Effects

This shows cool on scroll effects for headers. This demo provides some inspiration for animated headers and show you what kind of effects could be used to spice up your website’s starting element and give it some life


jGallery is free jQuery photo gallery with albums and preloader, comes with 41 configuration parameters and 43 transition effects. It uses modern technology and compatible with all major browsers.

jQuery Fullscreen Editor

jQuery Fullscreen Editor is a lightweight jQuery plugin that adds fullscreen mode to text fields. It transforms textfields to customizable editors, either it can be used within a form or standalone.

Super Simple Text Rotator

Super Simple Text Rotator is a light weight jQuery plugin that will allow you to add a super simple rotating text to your website with little to no markup.


Freewall is a responsive and cross-browser jQuery plugin for creating dynamic grid layouts for desktop, mobile and tablet.Freewall allows you to create many types of grid layout (flexible layout, grid layout, images layout, pinterest-like layout, etc) with nice CSS3 animation effects and call back events.

One Page Scroll

One Page Scroll plugin create an Apple-like one page scroller website (iPhone 5S website) with One Page Scroll plugin.

Wheel Menu

Wheel Menu is a small jQuery plugin that will add a fully customisable Path-like wheel menu button to your website


Today websites are full of events (new mail, new chat-message, content update etc.). Often it is not enough to indicate this events only visually to get user attention. You need sounds! Ion.Sound — Plugin for playing sounds on event. Cross browser support for Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Safari, IE(9.0+) and mobile browsers.


ContentShare is a jQuery plugin which lets you share the exact content on a page which you actually want to share. It enables you to share selected text on your social network rather the default text specified in the meta tags. By default, it supports Facebook and Twitter but you can add more networks easily.


Loadie.js is a lightweight jQuery plugin to create a preloader that doesn't suck.


CLNDR is a jQuery plugin for creating calendars. Unlike most calendar plugins, this one doesn't generate markup. Instead you provide an Underscore.js HTML template and in return CLNDR gives you a wealth of data to use within it.


Offline.js is beautiful, theme base and small plugin which improve the experience of your app when your users lose connection. It monitors ajax requests looking for failure and also confirms the connection status by requesting an image or fake resource.


Create funny and crazy moving texts in a simple way.

Word Rotator

Words Rotator is a simple text elements rotator plugin. This plugin also allows to use CSS3 effects for word rotation.


Bigfoot is a jQuery plugin that creates exceptional footnotes. Simply include the code on your pages and footnotes will be detected automatically and improved.


TanColor is a jQuery plugin that processes image using filter algorithm. It currently processes image into grayscale, bluescale, greenscale, redscale and more to come.

Auto Fix Anything

This little plugin will let you automatically fix position of any container on your website with one JS call

Label Better

Label your form input like a boss with beautiful animation and without taking up space.


The idea behind rainyday.js is to create a JavaScript library that makes use of the HTML5 canvas to render an animation of raindrops falling on a glass surface.

Spoiler Alert

Don't spoil it! Hide anything with a bit of blur. Hint on mouseover. Reveal on click.


Swipebox is a jQuery "lightbox" plugin for desktop, mobile and tablet.

Photoset Grid

A simple jQuery plugin to arrange images into a flexible grid, based on Tumblr's photoset feature.


A tidy repository of jQuery plugins.


A jQuery plugin for replacing default select elements.Replace those boring default select elements with something a little nicer. Selecter also integrates with Scroller, giving you complete control of your project's UI.


Trip.js is a useful plugin that can help you customize a tutorial trip easily. ( Based on jQuery )


A jQuery plugin for creating draggable 360s.

jQuery Swatches

This is a jQuery plugin that turns a single div into a sweet color swatch.


Magnific Popup is a free responsive jQuery lightbox plugin that is focused on performance and providing best experience for user with any device.


least.js is a Random & Responsive HTML 5, CSS3 Gallery with LazyLoad.


Waterfall is a powerful and customizable jQuery plugin for creating dynamic and responsive Pinterest like layout which supports infinite ajax scroll.


FlipClock.js is a jQuery plugin with CSS3 animations to add counter, timer and clock with smooth flip effect.

Multiple Select

Multiple select is a jQuery plugin to select multiple elements with checkboxes :).

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