Wordpress is one of the powerful and simple CMS platforms available on the internet. With lots of tutorials around, setting up a blog is possible in a matter of minutes. Although wordpress comes with a set of powerful features, third party plugins made for wordpress will add further functionality, interactivity to your website.
There is always room for improvement when it comes to blogging with WordPress. Check out the vast free collection of plugins made for this CMS platform and how they will help make your blog much more user-friendly as well as appealing by just changing simple things like gallery slider, unused archives pages, social bookmarking etc. Anyways here in this article we present some interesting jQuery Powered WordPress Plugins which you can try.
Slidenote for WordPress
A jQuery Plugin that makes it easy to display sliding notifications on your website or in your web application. It offers flexible positioning options, support for Ajax, CSS hooks, and more. Plugin Source.
DynamicWP Fisheye Menu
DynamicWP fisheye menu is a jQuery wordpress plugin, this plugin will build a Fisheye menu from a list of links. Like Mac OS user interface at the bottom of the screen, where there is a dockbar with icons on it, and when you mouse over the icons they grow in size, giving the “fisheye” effect. Plugin Source.
This plugin will display a highly customizable jQuery countdown timer as a sidebar widget or in a post or page using a shortcode. Perfect for informing one’s website visitors of an upcoming event, such as a pending space voyage. Plugin Source.
Snazzy Archives is a visualization plugin for your WordPress site featuring an unique way to display all your posts. Your archive page will never be boring again! Plugin Source.
This plugin will display an icon in a corner of the page that, when clicked, will smoothly scroll the user’s browser to the top of the page. The plugin comes with options such as which corner the icon should appear in, the distance from the corner, and which icon to use. Plugin Source.
The Simply Instagram plugin displays your Instagram photos in three Endpoints that Instagram offers. Plugin Source.
HTML5 jQuery Audio Player
This trendy looking music player lets you add a single audio track or a full playlist to your WordPress site using shortcode. You can customise the colours of the player, and also display ratings, album cover art, and buy/download link if needed. Plugin Source.
jQuery UI Widgets
Easily add jQuery UI widgets to any post, page, or sidebar! All standard pre-defined jQuery themes are supported, or you can upload your own custom theme built with the jQuery ThemeRoller. Plugin Source.
Add Social Bookmarks
This plugin is for wordpress users, both beginner and expert.function is to distribute your articles to popular social bookmarking sites. This plugin provides social bookmarking 8 favorites such as,Facebook, twitter, reddit, digg, technorati, stumbleupon, delicious and yahoo buzz. Plugin Source.
Yet another Colorbox/Lightbox plugin for WordPress. jQuery Colorbox features 11 themes from which you can choose. When adding an image to a post or page, usually a thumbnail is inserted and linked to the image in original size. All images in posts and pages can be displayed in a colorbox when the thumbnail is clicked. Plugin Source.
This plugin is use to display a category post as a Digital book style.the basic idea we have takes from jQuery Booklet Plugin. Plugin Source.
Adds tinytips tooltips to links on your site. Comes with 8 different themes. The tinytip can be added to a link using the WordPress visual editor. Plugin Source.
JQuery Mega Menu Widget
Creates a widget, which allows you to add drop down mega menus from any standard WordPress custom menu using jQuery. Can handle multiple mega menus on each page, offers either “fade In” or “slide down” effects and the option to use hover or click to show the sub-menu. Plugin Source.
This plugin is an attractive, lightweight, and highly configurable jQuery notification pane. Plugin Source.
Jquery Validation For Contact Form 7
This plugin adds jquery validation to your contact form 7. You will be able to validate extra validation rules like: url, date, credit card, phone number in the contact form 7 fields. Plugin Source.
JQuery Accessible Tooltip
JQuery Accessible Tooltip is an extension of the default search plugin and uses the JQuery WAI-ARIA enabled tooltip. Plugin Source.
jQuery Image Carousel
A WordPress plugin implemented as a shortcode for creating a slideshow right from the posts screen. Plugin Source.
jQuery Horizontal Slider
This is a plugin/widget for create slider menus or slider galleries with a horizontal JQuery effect. Plugin Source.
JQuery Expanding Box
This plugin creates a shortcode to add an expandable box to show and hide the selected content on a post or page with customisable show and hide links Plugin Source.
WP UI – Tabs, Accordions, Sliders
Easily add Tabs, Accordion, dialogs and collapsibles to your posts. With 14 fresh & Unique CSS3 styles and 24 multiple jQuery UI custom themes. Plugin Source.
Easy FancyBox plugin for WordPress websites gives you a flexible and aesthetic lightbox solution for just about all media links on your website. Easy FancyBox uses the packed FancyBox jQuery extension and is WP 3+ Multi-Site compatible. After activation you can find a new section FancyBox on your Settings > Media admin page where you can manage the plugins options. Plugin Source.
Total Control HTML5 Audio Player is jQuery Plugin
The Total Control HTML5 Audio Player is jQuery plugin that streams audio and features a manageable playlist. Playlist rows can be dragged and dropped to rearrange song order. Also, users can choose which songs are to be skipped when repeat is enabled. Plugin Source.
Bliss Facebook Likebox
This jQuery base Facebook plugin places a discreet Facebook tab to the side, top, and bottom of your page visitors can hover over to reveal a like box for your Facebook Fan Page. Plugin Source.
The plugin reads locations from images exif data and stores them in Lazyest Gallery. In folder view, the locations are drawn on a map. Plugin Source.