10 Most Beneficial jQuery Tab Plugins

Sam Deering

There are so many different styles for creating tab navigations using jQuery but the general idea is the same (you click a tab and see its content without the page reloading). Below you will find our collection of what we think the most beneficial jQuery Tab plugins that you would find around these days and very useful to improve your site’s tab user experience. Enjoy!

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1. Google Play’s minimal tabs with CSS3 & jQuery

In this tutorial you’ll learn how to build some new CSS3 & jQuery tabs inspired by Google Play‘s design.


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2. jQuery EasyTabs Plugin

Handles all of the tab functionality, leaving the styling to you.


jQuery EasyTabs Plugin

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3. Create Tabs in HTML Using jQuery

Say goodbye to those long pages and implement HTML tabs today to improve your website’s user experience.


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4. CSS3 & jQuery folder tabs

This will show you how to create folder tabs using nothing more than pure CSS3 and jQuery.


CSS3 & jQuery folder tabs

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5. jQuery UI Bootstrap

With this theme, not only do you get the ability to use Bootstrap-themed widgets, but you can now also use (most) of Twitter Bootstrap side-by-wide with it without components breaking visually.


jQuery UI Bootstrap

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6. jQuery animated feedback tab thingy

I saw this little widget being used on a couple of sites lately, and decided to try building one myself. Turned out to be pretty simple using jQuery and some css foo.


jQuery animated feedback tab thingy

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7. Create Dynamic Tabs with JQuery

In this tutorial I create an example creating a dynamic tab with JQuery. In JQuery UI there is already ready to use plugin to create tabbed content, but I did not find a way to adding dynamic tab function.


Dynamic Tabs with JQuery

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8. Tab Style Login and Signup with jQuery, CSS

This will show you how to design tab style login and registration panel with CSS, HTML and Jquery. Tab system helps you to save page space…


Tab Style Login and Signup

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9. Create A Tabbed Content Rotator Using jQuery

This plugin will create a tabbed content rotator. You can use this plugin to show your customers some of your products or services.


Tabbed Content Rotator

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10. jQuery Moving Tab and Sliding Content

Learn how to create a moving tab slide content in this tutorial. Basically, the tab section simulates Lava Lamp Effect, and the content is using animate method to slide it.


jQuery Moving Tab and Sliding Content

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