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10 Useful jQuery Extensions

By Sam Deering

I have been doing searches for jQuery extensions and I’ve stumbled upon different websites that has great jQuery extensions. I’ve collected some of them that has a great feedback and reviews so here they are, enjoy!

1. FOGLOADER

This is a jQuery UI theme based Ajax loader Dialog. It allows you to make the existing dialog box extend from the jQuery UI library for usage as a modal ajax loader or even a progress bar. You could also use several styles or options to convey the loading message.
Source:
http://plugins.jquery.com/project/fogLoader

2. Regular Expression Selector

With the help of this jQuery extension. You can now select the content of any tag or tags regardless the text within the text-node of the tags or the text box’s value match the pattern in the regular expression.
Source:
http://examplet.buss.hk/jquery/selector.regex.php

3. JMC_RESIZR

Resize images in a nice way to make it suitable for another element.
Source:
http://github.com/jufemaiz/jmc_resizr

4. AJAX-ZOOM

This is a powerful image zoom and pan gallery plugin made with jQuery and PHP. It has 300 options and can be integrated easily with any website or CMS and even webshops like Magento.

It uses image tiles to generate a portion of the image quickly and protecting them with watermarking system when the image has zooned.
Source:
http://www.ajax-zoom.com/

5. AMAZON inspired image and text scroller

Image and content jQuery scroller designed like Amazon.
Source:
http://www.htmldrive.net/items/show/244/Amazon-style-image-and-title-scroller-with-jQuery.html

6. FULL SCREEN BACKGROUND/SLIDESHOW

Resizes images to occupy the whole browser while maintaining the main aspect ratio. It also cycles images or backgrounds trough slideshow with transitions and preloader too. And it also has navigation controls that allows you to pause or play and forward or back.
Source:
http://plugins.jquery.com/project/Full-Screen-Background-Slideshow

7. $.RESPONDTO

This plugin is used to daynamically handle any kind of content types for an AJAX response.
Source:
http://github.com/brianjlandau/jquery-respond_to

8. AJAXFILTER

This small plugin provides a registry for different functions of filter to cleanse ajax response.
Source:
http://plugins.jquery.com/project/AjaxFilter

9. !WOW! SLIDER

WOW Slider is a image slider that offers stunning visual effects and fancy templates.
Source:
http://wowslider.com/

10. $.INJSON

Search JSON data using key. If you need a quick way to find a particular key value in a JSON blob.
Source:
http://www.danconnor.com/search-for-a-key-in-json-with-jquery-$.injson.html

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