In today’s post we bring to you 10 jQuery Horizontal Scroll Demos & Plugins useful for those who see things horizontally. I guess we have to accept some people scroll both ways! :)
Updated: March 2016 Updated all plugins and demos with the latest versions and added some new ones. Also removed plugins which aren’t in development anymore.
ScrollMagic helps you to easily react to the user’s current scroll position. Its lightweight (6KB gzipped) and mobile friendly. It has support for both scroll directions.
jInvertScroll is a lightweight plugin for jQuery that allows you to move in the horizontal with a parallax effect while scrolling down.
3. Horizontal Timeline
This tutorial will teach you to create an easy to customise, horizontal timeline powered by CSS and jQuery.
4. Smooth Horizontal Scrolling with jQuery
This tutorial will teach you how to create a simple smooth scrolling effect using the jQuery Easing Plugin and just a few lines of jQuery.
simplyScroll is a flexible jQuery content scroller with touch support. It automatically supports unequal sized elements in loop mode.
6. Horizontal Scrolling with fullPage.js
fullPage.js is a jQuery-based plugin which allows us to build one-page scrolling websites. It not only works in all modern browsers, but also in some older ones like IE 8 and Opera 12.
jQuery.kinetic is a simple plugin which adds smooth drag scrolling with gradual deceleration to containers.
pagePiling.js is a jQuery plugin that helps to pile up your sections one over another and access them by scrolling or by URL. It is fully compatible with old browsers such as IE8 and Safari 12 and also works perfectly on mobile devices.
10. Horizontal Scroll Tutorial
This article reviewed a list of the 10 most used jQuery Horizontal Scroll Demos and Plugins. I hope you’ll find them useful for your projects. Do you know other plugins which could help? What do you use? Feel free to share your opinions and suggestions in the comments below.
Ritesh is a web designer and developer having a degree in electrical engineering from IIT Roorkee. He loves learning about the new web technologies and getting familiar with new people. When he is not coding, you can find him playing video games.
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