In this collection I have collected 10 useful jQuery Plugins for animation and effects. A jQuery plugin is simply a new method that we use to extend jQuery’s prototype object. By extending the prototype object you enable all jQuery objects to inherit any methods that you add. As established, whenever you call
jQuery() you’re creating a new jQuery object, with all of jQuery’s methods inherited.
The idea of a plugin is to do something with a collection of elements. You could consider each method that comes with the jQuery core a plugin, like
10 Useful jQuery Plugins for Animation and Effects
The jQuery plugin for cool scroll animation.
Easy implementation of smooth scrolling for same-page links.
The jQuery plugin for magical scroll interactions.
Parallax scrolling made easy.
jCarousel is a jQuery plugin for controlling a list of items in horizontal or vertical order. It provides a full-featured and flexible toolset for navigating any HTML based content in a carousel-like fashion.
Zoomooz is an easy-to-use jQuery plugin for making any web page element zoom.
A jQuery plugin for path animation using the Raphaël Library.
AnimateScroll is a jQuery plugin which enables you to scroll to any part of the page in style by just calling the animatescroll() function with the Id or Classname of the element where you want to scroll to. It has more than 30 unique easing effects.
jQuery plugin for image/text-sliders. It allows you to animate multiple elements per slide. Set different animation methods like fade or (from) left, delays and easing for each element, or simple set some defaults in the plugin options. You also have full layout/design control through HTML and css (every HTML-element can be animated). Its also fully responsive.
Sexy sliding panels with an emphasis on navigational interaction.