30 Efficient jQuery Lightbox Plugins

30jqlight 30 Efficient jQuery Lightbox Plugins

jQuery is a powerful tool and using it has become a sine qua non condition of web designing. It practically transforms a web page from dullness to an entertaining and catchy piece of work. For images we have the lightbox plugin in its many variations. It displays images using modal dialogs and it became very popular because it is very easy to implement. You have to bookmark this article cause you don’t want to forget using one of these plugins in your future designs.

Lightbox 2 (2.04)

lightbox2 30 Efficient jQuery Lightbox Plugins
Lightbox 2 allows you to present images in a slick window, while darkening the rest of the page. It makes your site look professional, and adds very little to page load times. It does not require any browser plugins to work, and works on just about every web browser out there! When a browser doesn’t support javascript, the code fails gracefully.

Check the Lightbox 2 plugin for WordPress adapted by Rupert Morris.

Colorbox

colorbox 30 Efficient jQuery Lightbox Plugins

A light-weight, customizable lightbox plugin for jQuery 1.3 and 1.4
Why you should be using ColorBox:

  • Supports photos, photo groups, slideshow, ajax, inline, and iframed content.
  • Lightweight: less than 9KB of JavaScript.
  • Appearance is controlled through CSS so users can restyle the box.
  • Behavior settings can be over-written without altering the ColorBox javascript file.
  • Can be extended with callbacks & event-hooks without altering the source files.
  • Completely unobtrusive, options are set in the JS and require no changes to existing HTML.
  • Preloads background images and can preload upcoming images in a photo group.
  • Written in jQuery plugin format and can be chained with other jQuery commands.
  • Generates W3C valid XHTML and adds no JS global variables & passes JSLint.
  • Released under the MIT License.

FancyBox

 30 Efficient jQuery Lightbox Plugins

FancyBox is a tool for displaying images, html content and multi-media in a Mac-style “lightbox” that floats overtop of web page.

Features

  • Can display images, HTML elements, SWF movies, Iframes and also Ajax requests
  • Customizable through settings and CSS
  • Groups related items and adds navigation.
  • If the mouse wheel plugin is included in the page then FancyBox will respond to mouse wheel events as well
  • Support fancy transitions by using easing plugin
  • Adds a nice drop shadow under the zoomed item

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Magnific Popup, A Truly Responsive Lightbox (For jQuery And Zepto.js)

By Dmitry Semenov Copyright Smashing Magazine

A lightbox is one of those tools that work great on the desktop but often fail on small mobile devices. These days, finding a plugin that is responsive and that displays content right away is hard. For this reason, I created Magnific Popup, an open-source lightbox plugin focused on performance.

In this article, I’ll share the techniques I employed in creating this plugin, techniques that can make your lightbox much faster and easier to use, whatever the device being used.

1. Speed

We might not be able to speed up the loading time of an image with this lightbox plugin, but we can create the perception of a faster loading time.

Progressive Loading of Images

The majority of lightbox plugins will fully preload an image before displaying it. This is done to figure out the original size of the image and to center it with JavaScript. Because Magnific Popup centers the content with CSS, we can avoid preloading and instead display the image right away to take advantage of progressive image loading. It will render and show the image while the data is being received.

You can speed this up even more by progressively rendering the JPEG. It is rendered not from top to bottom, but from low quality to full quality, so the user can discern the image even faster. The type of rendering to use is strictly a matter of preference.

progressive loading Magnific Popup, A Truly Responsive Lightbox

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Using jsfiddle to Write Better JavaScript

JsFiddle is an amazing tool that is accessible anywhere via a browser. It allows you to rapidly create demos, examples, bugs, and many other web-based applications and sites.

Attention all Front-End Developers: How can you make JavaScript less painful. Use JSFiddle. JS Fiddle is a great little tool originally written by the guys at MooTools to help them develop the framework. It’s been expanded and improved to include all the major JavaScript frameworks. It gives you four panes. One for JavaScript, one for HTML, one for CSS and one to preview your code as it would run in a browser. This gives us

Attention all Front-End Developers: How can you make JavaScript less painful. Use JSFiddle. JS Fiddle is a great little tool originally written by the guys at MooTools to help them develop the framework. It’s been expanded and improved to include all the major JavaScript frameworks. It gives you four panes. One for JavaScript, one for HTML, one for CSS and one to preview your code as it would run in a browser. This gives us a great way to test out and tweak code on the fly without having to switch back and forth between editor and browser, or upload code to a server to run. Today we will take a look at using JSFiddle with jQuery/JQuery-UI.

First, let load JSFiddle in the browser and familiarize our selves with the interface. Browse to http://www.jsfiddle.net.

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20 Free Creative Fonts

20FreeCreativeFonts 20 Free Creative Fonts

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25+ Best and Free jQuery Image Slider / Galleries

jQuery image slider is a useful web elements to show the photo gallery or featured post from the website. If you don’t know what is content slider, then you can refer to online newspaper sites, where you can see some examples of jQuery content slider which is great.

jQuery image slider and galleries are very popular and often we are seeing today, like WordPress theme or website template, either free or premium. However, you can also apply to your own website by looking at content image slider tutorials and plugins that available on the internet. And in the post today, We present 25+ best and free jQuery image slider and galleries for your site.

Polaroid Image Gallery

jquery image and photo gallery plugins 6 25+ Best and Free jQuery Image Slider / Galleries

jQuery Roundrr

jquery image and photo gallery plugins 24 25+ Best and Free jQuery Image Slider / Galleries

Photobooth

jquery image and photo gallery plugins 34 25+ Best and Free jQuery Image Slider / Galleries

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10 Premium jQuery Image Gallery Plugins
Posted by Sam Deering

A collection of the worlds best jQuery Image Gallery Plugins mostly hosted on CodeCanyon. Enjoy.

1. RoyalSlider – Touch-Enabled jQuery Image Gallery

RoyalSlider is easy to use jQuery image gallery and content slider plugin with animated captions, responsive layout and touch support for mobile devices.

RoyalSlider 10 Premium jQuery Image Gallery Plugins

2. Megafolio Gallery jQuery Plugin

Megafolio is a highly customizable jQuery Plugin to present your Gallery or Portfolio. It uses the power of jQuery to present your pics in a grid layout with a masonry effect (custom width or 100% width responsive).

Megafolio Gallery jQuery Plugin 10 Premium jQuery Image Gallery Plugins

3. Thumbnail Gallery (WP NextGEN Gallery Template)

This NextGEN Template will help you to easily add a thumbnail gallery to your WordPress website or blog. The gallery is completely customizable, resizable and is compatible with all browsers and devices (iPhone, iPad and Android smartphones).

Thumbnail Gallery WP NextGEN Gallery Template 10 Premium jQuery Image Gallery Plugins

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30 Useful jQuery Mouseover Effect Examples

jQuery Mouseover is really very attractive for visitor to see your blog. There are more style of jquery mouseover effect such as jquery popup, jquery mouseover event, jquery on mouseover, jquery mouseover tooltip…etcIt is really useful tooltip jquery plugin  can help you create high quality professional web design.

Some effect on jquery image effect when you take mouse over the button or images the active effects will happen, it similar using flash design. But now we only using query or css to make beautiful action effect and more compatible. With my previous post i also taking about useful example CSS3 style as well, it is really important for web designer.

1. Beautiful Image Hover Effects with jQuery/CSS3

image hover effect jquery css3 30 Useful jQuery Mouseover Effect Examples

2. Responsive Portfolio Gallery with jQuery Tutorial

responsive portfolio gallery demo 30 Useful jQuery Mouseover Effect Examples

3. Mouseover Effect Using Parallax Style

Mouseover Effect Parallax 30 Useful jQuery Mouseover Effect Examples

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Shinichi Maruyama Photograpy

by daan on December 26, 2012

in Art, Photographers, Photography

Shinichi Maruyama combines 10,000 individual images of naked models dancing in front of a camera to create astonishing images

www.shinichimaruyama.com

 

At first glance its difficult to know what to make of these extraordinary photographs. But when looked at closely, it is just possible to work out what these images are.The pictures are created by nude models dancing in front of a camera.

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Unique: At first glance its difficult to know what to make of these extraordinary images created by Japanese photographer Shinichi Maruyama