15 Great jQuery Sliders
The force known as jQuery keeps gaining more and more e-steam. To go along with the growth, a bevy of plugins and tutorials are starting to pop up a well. One helpful plugin is known as a content slider.
Content sliders are a great way to show large amount of content on a smaller area of a web page or blog. Dynamic auto sliding content sliders are a opular add-on to numerous websites all over the web. If you are interesting of giving them a whirl, check out this list of our favorite sliders and tutorials you can get your hands on:
This is a fairly functional and easy-to-use slider. If you are new to sliding this may be the way to go. Check out the helpful demo as well.
This is essentially a tutorial that helps you “show off the best content of your website or blog in a nice intuitive way” in order to “catch more eyeballs”. Their words. And not far of the mark. This tutorial will help you do just that and more. For example, One of the techniques to show the featured content is the auto-playing content slider.
This is another tutorial. It explains how to develop and create beautiful jQuery sliders. It features a ton of image descriptions and easy to follow chapters.
This is about a simple and basic a slider as you can get. But don’t worry. It’s fully functional. It’s just missing some of the bells and whistles. Perfect for newbies, though.
This is a free and simple to use Flash component. It’s created specifically for easy visual implementation of XML lists such as XMLs, RSS feeds etc. It words in tandem with Picasa and Flickr.
Guess what? This slider is easy to use, as the name indicates. It’s used for content to slide horizontally or vertically with just a humble mouse click.
7. jqGalScroll | Official Website
jQuery Gallery Scroller (jqGalScroll) takes a list of images and creates an instantaneous photo gallery. The gallery can flow vertically, horizontally, or diagonally. This handy application will also create pagination for easy scrolling.
8. Image Gallery | Official Website
This is nothing complicated. It’s just a simple image slider. But why mess with simple functionality, right? It’s simple, but it sure does work.
This is an extremely well explained and easy to follow tutorial authored by by Dan Wellman for NetTuts.
This is a tutorial written by Chris Coyier from CSS-Tricks.com. The script is based on the infamous Coda slider. As such, it’s extremely innovative and easy to use.
11. slideViewer | Official Website
SlideViewer is a lightweight (1.5Kb) jQuery plugin that will make sure your website isn’t bogged down by heavy program code. It allows you to instantly create an image gallery by writing just few lines of HTML. If HTML is Greek to you, don’t worry. It will walk you through step by step.
This is another easy to use and convenient slider plugin. It lacks functionality, but the stuff it can do it does well. For instance, you can stop and start a moving image gallery with ease.
This is a tutorial from the infamous WebDesignBooth. It shows you how to create a simple content slider using jQuery. Nothing too elaborate. Just trying to get you going.
This is a very teeny and light slideshow script for jQuery. It’s inspired by the Barack Obama slideshow featured on his official website during his successful Presidential bid. It uses the considerable power of MorphList to enhance visualization and navigation of the images.
This is a handy Wordpress theme that allows you to create a featured slider using jQuery S3Slider functionality. It’s the real deal, folks.
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