Best jQuery Plugins all in one place. BBQ: Back Button & Query Library Source: http://benalman.com/projects/jquery-bbq-plugin/ Leverages the HTML5 hashchange event to allow simple, yet powerful bookmarkable #hash history. In addition, jQuery BBQ provides a full .deparam() method, along with both hash state management, and fragment / query string parse and merge utility methods. ColorBox: Lightbox
Check out Cycle2, the latest in the Cycle line of slideshows. The jQuery Cycle Plugin is a slideshow plugin that supports many different types of transition effects. It supports pause-on-hover, auto-stop, auto-fit, before/after callbacks, click triggers and much more. It also supports, but does not require, the Easing Plugin. The plugin provides a method called cycle which is invoked on a container element. Each child element of the container becomes a "slide".