Best jQuery Layout Plugins & Tutorials with Demo

Blog-Face : jQuery Plugin Creates your Blog with a brick-wall look

Blog-Face : jQuery Plugin Creates your Blog with a brick-wall look

Introducing, BlogFace 1.0, a new jQuery plugin that will build a brick-wall view for your blog home page. All you need to do is specify your blog URL in your javascript. More recent articles will be better positioned and will have a better size. Additionally, every article on the interface will have a zoom on mouse hover effect. This zoom effect can be toggled at run time by pressing “b”.

jQuery Responsive Horizontal Layout with CSS3

jQuery Responsive Horizontal Layout with CSS3

Today we want to show you how to create a horizontal layout in jQuery and CSS3 with several content panels. The idea is to make each panel individually scrollable and animate a content panel to the left of the viewport once it’s clicked or selected from the menu. The challenge is to deal with different viewport sizes meaning that we will change the layout if the screen is not wide enough in order to be stacked vertically instead of horizontally.

Shapeshift : jQuery plugin for dynamic grids with drag and drop

Shapeshift : jQuery plugin for dynamic grids with drag and drop

ShapeShift is a jQuery plugin which helps you to create a dynamic grid system with awesome multi-column drag and drop functionality.This jQuery plugin will dynamically arrange a collection of elements into a grid in their parent container.Inspired heavily by the jQuery Masonry plugin.
Another great feature is masonry installed so that when resizing ,the grid to accomodate for more or less space is automatically turned on in this jquery plugin, so if your parent container has a 100% grid resizing the window will shapeshift the child objects around to accomodate for the new layout.

MelonHTML5 : jQuery Metro Gallery

MelonHTML5 : jQuery Metro Gallery

Metro Gallery a flexible and easy to integrate photo gallery featured in Metro Design. It allows you to build your unique photo wall with your custom settings.

Features:

  • Unique Metro design
  • Mobile device ready (phones + tablets)
  • 21 different tile sizes
  • CSS3 animations + jQuery fallback for IE
  • Dynamic layout
  • 9 pre-defined themes
  • 3 loading animations
  • Black & White mode
  • Fully customizable

App Folders : jQuery to create iOS-like App Folders on any website

App Folders : jQuery to create iOS-like App Folders on any website

Use jQuery to create iOS-like App Folders on any website. They can contain any content and be styled in any way.

Features:

  • Works great on mobiles
  • Responsive design
  • Fully styleable (it’s easy!)
  • Well-documented
  • Very easy to use
  • Can contain any content (images, text, video, complex layouts)
  • Opened Folder can be linked to from other pages
  • Configurable position changes for nth folder

jQDrawBootstrapGrid : jQuery Plugin that Draws Grid columns

jQDrawBootstrapGrid : jQuery Plugin that Draws Grid columns

A simple jQuery plugin that draws grid columns to a twitter bootstrap layout. Working better with non fluid layouts (container-fluid, row fluid).

OpenPanel : jQuery Open Responsive Panel Anywhere

OpenPanel : jQuery Open Responsive Panel Anywhere

OpenPanel is a jQuery plugin that allows you to open panel at any where in your page, unlimited panels as you want and support for responsive design. With this small plugin you can open more space for your site to add anything you want.

Features:

  • Open Panels Anywhere in Your Sites.
  • Unlimited Panels
  • Support Responsive Design.
  • Inline Content for SEO Purpose.
  • Support Ajax Content.
  • Four Directions Slide and Fade Effects.

Griddy : Simple Grid Overlay Plugin for jQuery

Griddy : Simple Grid Overlay Plugin for jQuery

Griddy is a small JQuery plugin thats creates a simple, customizable grid overlay on top of any element. It can also calculate row heights and column widths automatically based on the number of rows/columns and gutter space.

BootMetro : Create web apps with Windows 8 Metro user interface

BootMetro : Create web apps with Windows 8 Metro user interface

BootMetro provides simple and flexible HTML, CSS, and Javascript for web apps that wants to use the “Windows 8 MetroUI” style, without the need to run on Windows 8. It is built on top of Twitter Bootstrap and was originally inspired by the Metro UI CSS by Sergey Pimenov.

The framework permit to create web applications with the look&feel of the not-yet-released Windows 8 MetroUI style. Maybe not ideal for internet web sites, the MetroUI style can be adopted for modern intranet web sites. I’ve choosen to use as base the awesome Twitter Bootstrap framework, applying a set of customizations in pure css (but planning to do it in LESS for future version).

Grid-A-Licious : A jQuery Responsive Grid Layout

Grid-A-Licious : A jQuery Responsive Grid Layout

I created a jQuery plugin. I named it Grid-A-Licious and described it as, “Divs are placed in chronological order with a special grid” because I had no clue how to explain it better.Today this floating grid layout effect is heavily used around the net and there are tons of different variations of the script to download and use. Some more popular than the other, but all does a better job than Grid-A-Licious.