lightweight and helps designers simplify how they handle HTML documents, events,
perform animations and add Ajax interactions to their web pages. I know, I know
- snooze. But once you see what you can do with it, jQuery gets a lot more
interesting. Here are five popular jQuery plugins that you may have seen around
the Web and consider implimenting on your own site:
Virtual Tour: Plugin that allows designers to add interactivity and
transform a panoramic image into a virtual tour, providing much more detail
within image galleries. Screenshot below:
jQuery Shoutbox: Provides a chat feature for websites that allows
visitors to leave messages without any registration. Shoutbox can be styled with
CSS, is easy to set up and an archive is available for download.
plugin that enables designers to magnify an image - essentially providing an
additional window layer for the close up. You can see this feature in action on
popular ecommerce sites hosted by Volusion.