Best 10 jQuery Popup Window Tutorials

Sam Deering

I’m sure you are familiar with the regular dialog boxes that normally pop up like on most social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, etc… In this post is a compilation of 10 jQuery Popup Window tutorials that you would find very useful especially if you want one of them to be integrated in your website. enjoy!

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Updated 13/06/2013: Added 11. jQuery Speedo Popup

1. Flare

A custom responsive, touch enabled, mobile optimized lightbox jQuery plugin, which can be used to display single images/videos or entire galleries.


Source Demo

2. bPopup

Is a lightweight jQuery modal popup plugin (only 1.26KB gzipped). It doesn’t create or style your popup but provides you with all the logic like centering, modal overlay, events and more.


Source Demo

3. FueledWeb Pro Thumbnail Scroller

Is an advanced multipurpose jQuery plugin, html5 thumbnail scroller and image gallery.

Pro Thumbnail Scroller

Source Demo

4. jQuery YouTube Popup Player Plugin

This is an easy to use jQuery Plugin to embed YouTube videos on your page by displaying them in a popup dialog box.

YouTube Popup Player

Source + Demo

5. Multipurpose Bookshelf Slider

Is useful for displaying products such as books, magazines, DVD/CD and others.

Bookshelf Slider

Source Demo

6. Messi

Is a jQuery plugin to show clean, elegant messages in a simple way.


Source Demo

7. jQuery gzoom plugin

gzoom is a new jquery zoom plugin with following features :

> Click on plus and minus to zoom
> Drag the slider to zoom
> Zoom using mousewheel hover the image
> Moving mouse hover the image change the pan
> Click on the image to show in lightbox style
> jquery.ui framework styled

jQuery gzoom

Source + Demo

8. Thumba

Is a gallery jQuery plugin, that displays thumbnails as Google images.


Source Demo

9. jQuery PopBox

Is a simple balloon UI element inspired by 37Signals Highrise CRM.


Source Demo

10. Lytebox

Is a lightweight, cross-browser compatible and mobile friendly JavaScript library and content viewer.


Source + Demo

11. jQuery Speedo Popup

peedo Popup is a small, powerful and real customizable jQuery popup plugin.