Image Zoom and Popup
This is exactly the same as Lightbox JS, but written on top of jQuery library.
Thickbox is a jQuery plugin that is very similar to Lightbox, but comes with more features. It allows you to display: single image, multiple images, inline content, iframed content, or content served through AJAX in a hybrid modal.
Note: Web Designer Wall uses Thickbox to display the gallery images and tutorial demos.
Highslide JS serves the same purposes as Thickbox, but it has the zoom effect and allows you to drag the overlay window.
FancyBox is a jQuery plugin that is designed to replace the overused Lightbox. It has similar features, but better transition effects (the design is Mac-like).
jQZoom allows you to show a magnified image of the thumbnail. This technique is commonly used in eCommerce websites (check out the Gap site for a sample).
Gallery and Slideshow
NoobSlide is a MooTools class that lets you create timed slideshows and sliding panels. Visit the website to view the demos.
This shows a demonstration of a slider widget from the jQuery UI library used to create the product slider as seen on the Apple – Mac website.
jCarousel is a jQuery plugin for controlling a list of items in horizontal or vertical order. The items, which can be static HTML content or loaded with (or without) AJAX, can be scrolled back and forth (with or without animation).
The carousel component manages a list of content (HTML LI elements within a UL) that can be displayed horizontally or vertically. The content can be scrolled back and forth with or without animation. The content can reference static HTML content or the list items can be created dynamically on-the-fly (with or without Ajax).
Carousel Slideshow is a fabulous DHTML script for the showcasing of images on your site. It displays images in a 3D, carousel fashion.
Coda Slider is a jQuery plugin that imitates the panel sliding effects as seen on the Coda website.
This is a tutorial from jQuery For Designers to show you how to create the Coda panel slider.
Sliding Tabs is a mootools 1.11 plugin which adds a pretty neat effect. It’s a clone of something seen on Panic Software’s Coda site, which in turn was very similar to a widget used in the iTunes Music Store.
jQuery Tabs is a powerful and flexible jQuery plugin that lets you create customizable tab navigation (highly recommended).
Another awesome tutorial from jQueryForDesigners.com to show you how to create a basic tab navigation with jQuery.
MooTabs is a tiny(3kb) class for MooTools. As the name suggests, its main purpose is to help out with the creation of simple tab navigation.
A tutorial from Nettuts.com to show you how to create a sliding tab with jQuery.
Scroll to Anchor
A very flexible jQuery plugin that lets you create scrolling animation to any position of a web page with customizable erasing and speed options.
A simple MooTools script that creates smooth scrolling to anchors on a web page.
Learning jQuery shows you how to create an animated "scroll to anchor" with just a few lines of code.
A customizable jQuery plugin that displays tooltip popup — with either static html text or Ajax content.
Another nice Tooltip plugin.
A very simple jQuery script that displays tooltip and image preview (I use it on Best Web Gallery).
This plugin creates an accordion menu. It works with nested lists, definition lists, or just nested divs.
jQueryForDesigner.com shows you how to create the accordion slider as seen on the Apple website.
The Accordion gives you a fancy way to show only the content you really need.
Image Menu is a MooTools plugin that creates the horizontal accordion image menu.
Flash and Image Text Replacement
A jQuery plugin that does the sIFR for you.
CSS Stylesheet Switcher
The original stylesheet switcher by Paul Sowden. Believe it or not, this trick was invented in 2001 (not a modern trick after all).
Stylesheet switcher with jQuery.
CSS stylesheet switcher with MooTools.
A MooTools plugin that replaces the browser default checkboxes and radio buttons with custom styles.
Same as FancyForm, but using jQuery library.
A simple plugin that allows you to replace the form select list with custom styles.
A jQuery plugin that gives user hints on what to enter in the input fields.
This script lets you create custom slider controls associated with input fields.
More Form styling links at Noupe.com/css/form-elements…
A very plugin that allows you to build client-side validation and Ajax form.
A MooTools form validation plugin (similar to jQuery Validate).