Progress bars are a pretty important part of any website and they give developers a chance to show their creativity too. jQuery provides some pretty good plugins, which can be used to create animated and/or customized progress bars for a website to make it more attractive. The following are some jQuery plugins that will help users create the look they want.
If the goal is to find a jQuery plugin which will help create progress bars similar to that of the Google or YouTube, then NProgress.js is the best choice. It uses realistic animations to show loading which is helpful for users.
Tired of rectangular progress bars? Want to create some interesting progress bars ? Then give ProgressBar.js a shot. This jQuery plugin allows users to create progress bars with various arbitrary shapes which can be chosen from the library or created.
4.Â Goal Progress
Users who need of animated progress bars, will want to make Goal Progress one of their primary choices. This jQuery plugin shows users how much they have progressed toward a goal in real time. Just apply the required input and it's set to go.
5.Â Circular Loader
jQMeter is really, really simple to use. All you have to do is notify the goal or the progression chart and this lightweight plugin will help you to the rest automatically or you can customize it as per your own needs. It only creates horizontal or vertical plugins, but the animation can be customized according to the look of the website.
LoadGo helps users to create progress bars that feature a website or company's logo. It allows developers to use the image of their choice as a progress bar for a website by overlapping the DOM.
Swiper is a real time progress bar plugin by jQuery which allows users to produce customizable and animated progress bars for their websites. Swipper also allows users to add site to add special effects to their progress bar.
Ajax navigation or progress bar has never been this pretty before. Pace automatically figures out how much the element you have assigned it for, has loaded and shows the progress in real time. If you are navigating from one element to another, it will start up again from the beginning.
jQuery Progress Indicator is not a progress bar which indicates the loading of the page. This jQuery plugin shows you the progress bar for scrolling of the page. The progress bar has a similar appearance as that of the YouTube progress bar and has been released under MIT license.