We interact with forms almost every day while working with information either if it is a login form, an online purchase, registration form, etc. Not many designers have proposed new styles and functions to these elements. The main concern of every developer when working with them is to make forms accessible and usable beyond the construction itself, because it’s very important that forms fulfill their role of helping exchange information with visitors, clients and people in general.
Today we are sharing you some of the BEST jQuery form plugins. Enjoy!
1. jQuery Form Wizard
jQuery plugin that can be used for making wizard-like page flows for forms without having to reload the page between wizard steps. The plugin is unobtrusive and gives the developer great freedom on how they set up the flow of the different steps in their wizards, as the plugin supports creating specific routes in the form depending on the user input.
Grants you control over forms without changing them so drastically to make them look foreign in a user’s operating system, this tool can be considered as a webkit version for forms elements, which makes it great to develop compliant interfaces.
A script that will replace the most commonly used form elements with custom designed ones. You can either use the default theme that is provided or you can even develop your own look with minimal effort.
4. Vintage typewriter: The sexiest jQuery contact form ever
One of the most beautiful contact forms ever, this vintage typewriter can be implemented on your website as a jQuery plugin whose construction is explained on this tutorial.
One of the most complete form-styling plugins, JQF1 is a good way of adding some cool format to the standard web forms that people often utilize on their web designs.
Great jQuery plugin that can be helpful for accounting companies where people have to work with dates and phone numbers all the time, the plugin inserts all the default characters that must be entered in every occasion.
7. dForm 0.1.2
With FormLabels you can easily insert subtle form hints whilst displaying a different and attractive form design.
9. ToCheck list
The toChecklist plug-in for jQuery will give you the functionality of a SELECT box without the need to ctrl+click items to select them.
With this helpful plugin, you will be able to place the ‘login’, ‘sign-up’ and ‘retrieve password’ windows in a single webpage.
Sam Deering has 15+ years of programming and website development experience. He was a website consultant at Console, ABC News, Flight Centre, Sapient Nitro, and the QLD Government and runs a tech blog with over 1 million views per month. Currently, Sam is the Founder of Crypto News, Australia.