jQuery slider plugins are very useful and increasingly popular web page elements used for highlighting important content. By using jQuery slider plugins, we can create amazing HTML slider effects with fancy animations of content elements like text and images.
The jQuery library has undoubtedly made the life of web developers easier and made it possible for non-experts to do fancy stuff themselves. With jQuery, we can do many really advanced and dynamic things by writing just few lines of codes and without having to add proprietary plugins like Flash.
Here are the list of the best jQuery plugins that can be used to create an attractive image gallery for a company website or personal blog:
RoyalSlider is more than just an easy to use jQuery image gallery plugin. It contains layouts for most types of sliders. You can use it for adding image sliders, HTML content sliders, slideshows, image galleries, banner rotators, video galleries and carousels. It has 50+ js options, 4 skins with Photoshop files, 9 pre-built templates. Everything can be customized and dynamically resized via CSS.
Slider works and has been tested on IE7+, iOS, Opera Mobile, Android 2.0+, Windows Phone 7+, BlackBerry OS and even black&white Kindle Keyboard browser :). Uses future-friendly feature detection (for CSS3 3d transforms and rAF). Since 9.3.5 RoyalSlider also supports touch navigation in IE10.
Since the plugin was originally released it has received extremely positive feedback and sold over 14400 licenses sold, 5 of 5 stars rating based on 1200 reviews.
GalleryJack is a flexible HTML5 / jQuery gallery for photographers who want an interactive gallery that users on all devices can see. It includes HTML5 Audio with a Flash fallback, and deep-linking for an enhanced browsing experience. Built for flexibility, it can even be used as a simple background changer for your current website.
This is a jQuery Banner Rotator / Slideshow with translucent background set for caption.
Supports Responsive and fluid layouts. Supports touch swipe navigation on iPad and Android tablets.
This is a free jQuery plugin you can use to add image galleries to your pages. The plugin is responsive and scale to fit their container you add it to.
With TouchCarousel you get a lightweight and mobile-friendly jQuery content scroller. It supports touch navigation for mobile users and besides classic image slider it also supports the following slider types: carousel, banner rotator and image gallery.
This is a jQuery grid slider with support for multiple categories, expandable html content, and lightbox. The slider is fully configurable and resizable through the plugin’s parameters and stylesheet.
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PikaChoose is a lightweight jQuery slider plugin allowing for easy presentation of photos with carousels and lightboxes! Pikachoose is designed to be easily installed and easy to setup.
This is a highly customizable plugin to show you or your customer’s services, portfolio items, blog contents. Basically all business information thinkable.
Ruby is highly customizable and powerful image slider carefully crafted to enrich website and target wide spectrum of applications. It supports images with any size, html content and videos hosted on youtube and vimeo. Built in kenburns effect for images and flexible transition engine delivers sophisticated and eye catching animations and effects for slider content. Built in video support allows for easy youtube and vimeo clips embedding.