17 Most Used WordPress Jquery Plugins

WordPress has hundreds of plugins using jquery. I feel jquery + wordpress will be great combination. It make wonderful design. Below you will find 17 Most Used WordPress Jquery Plugins. These plugins are all about efficient simple and spectacular methods of enhancing the functionality of your blog.

1.FancyBox for WordPress

Seamlessly integrates FancyBox into your blog: Upload, activate, and you’re done. No further configuration needed


This plugin show instead of the next and prev links a jQuery slider as a modern pagebar. So it’s easy to navigate through many pages.

3.SimpleModal Contact Form (SMCF)

SimpleModal Contact Form (SMCF) is an Ajax powered modal contact form. It utilizes the jQuery JavaScript library and the SimpleModal jQuery plugin.

4.Lightbox Gallery

This plugin changes the view of galleries to the lightbox.

5.jQuery Colorbox

Adds Colorbox/Lightbox functionality to images on the blog. Images are grouped by post or page. Also works for WordPress galleries

6.Use Google Libraries

Allows your site to use common javascript libraries from Google’s AJAX Libraries CDN, rather than from WordPress’s own copies.

7.Flexible Lightbox

Integrate Lightbox into your blogs. Open Images and Native Galleries on the popup overlay window without touching the html code.

8.Tweet Blender

Better than Twitter’s own widgets – Tweet Blender is tag-aware and has support for multiple authors, lists, hashtags, and keywords all blended together. The plugin can show tweets from just one user or a list of users (as all other Twitter plugins do); however, it can also show tweets for a topic which you can define via Twitter hashtag or keyword. But there is more! It can also show tweets for multiple authors AND multiple lists AND multiple keywords AND multiple hashtags all blended together into a single stream.

9.Fancy Gallery

Will bring your galleries as valid XHTML blocks on screen and associate linked images with Fancybox.

10.Polaroid Gallery

Polaroid Gallery is a CSS3 & jQuery Image Gallery plugin for WordPress Media Library. It is used to overlay images as polaroid pictures on the current page or post and uses WordPress Media Library.


Adds A Fade In/Out Transition To The WordPress Login Page, Admin Pannel, and Your Website! Like Flash, Made With jQuery.

12.Smilies Themer Toolbar

Smilies Themer Toolbar provides a toolbar to easily add custom smilies to comments.

13.jQuery Lightbox For Native Galleries

Makes the native WordPress galleries use a lightbox script called ColorBox to display the fullsize images.

14.PixoPoint Menu Plugin

Adds a new menu to your WordPress powerwed site and allows you to control what it looks like via an easy user to interface.

15.WP-Slimbox2 Plugin

An WordPress implementation of the Slimbox2 javascript.

16.Smooth Slider

Smooth Slider adds a smooth content and image slideshow with customizable background and slide intervals to any location of your blog

17.Rotating Image Widget

Create a jQuery-driven rotating image sidebar widget.

18.jQuery Image Lazy Load WP

Add jquery lazy loading to images.


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25 Responses

  1. Emil says:

    Great list. PixoPoint Menu Plugin looks like Brian Gardner’s theme site.

    .-= Emil´s last blog ..WordPress Tags for SEO =-.

  2. great JQuery plugin. ALmost all of them I’ve never seen before. New knowledge for me, thanks a lot.

  3. Great list of incredibly useful plugins! Lightboxes give a great clean appearance our clients love, thanks for this!

  4. Excellent list, I love the lightbox alternatives you’ve given. Polaroid gallery looks really neat. Thanks!

  5. Jauhari says:

    This is the best jQuery Plugin list I ever found. thanks for share
    .-= Jauhari´s last blog ..iPhone 4.0 OS: Welcome to Multitasking =-.

  6. Great collection. Great looking plugins. Would like to try all of them especially lightbox gallery. Great post.

  7. Any suggestions on a plugin to show Picasa images on my blog. Some of these plugins are great, but for them to work I have to upload the images and use the space on my host. Why not use Picasa/Flickr instead? Thoughts?
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  8. raybak says:

    Isn’t LazyLoader a jQuery plugin, I think its most widely used one?

  9. These are some really nice plugins. I will definitely be getting some use out of these.

  10. IPadOS says:

    Thanx, very helpful .. Jquery always works.. And you have selected the best

  11. This is a great list. I especially find fancybox useful

  12. Scott says:

    Great suggestions, we have added the jquery slider to our site and it looks real nice. Thanks again

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