Over the last year, Smashing Magazine has evolved.
We’ve been publishing fewer lists and more in-depth articles about design and Web development. We have invited professionals and high-profile developers to write for us. We’ve been investing more resources in the quality and relevance of our articles. We’ve also explored new formats; and on weekends we’ve been publishing more inspirational pieces, leaving the in-depth articles to weekdays. We’ve tried our best to fuel the growing appetite of our readers for more advanced articles, but recently we’ve been receiving more requests for carefully selected, useful round-ups. In this post, we present 40 useful but obscure jQuery plug-ins that will hopefully help you improve the user experience on your websites.
TipTip jQuery PluginTipTip detects the edges of the browser window and will make sure the tooltip stays within the current window size. jQuery Slider plugin (Safari style) 3jQuery Slider is easy to use and multifunctional jQuery plugin. 10 jQuery Transition Effects: Moving Elements with Style. Whatever content you have to present, you can present them in a more interactive & more responsive ways. In this article we’d like to present 10 Brilliant techniques using some jQuery magic to grab the attention of your users with a simple, rich user experience that gets them excited about your website. 1. Fluid Navigation – How to create an informative menu-bar with jQuery & CSS Learn how to create a menu that appears like a standard menu bar in it’s default state, but which on rollover pulls down an information area that covers both the original menubar item and has an expanded section containing the text we want to display.