Best jQuery Zoom Plugins & Tutorials with Demo

ImageLens – A jQuery plug-in for Lens Effect Image Zooming

ImageLens – A jQuery plug-in for Lens Effect Image Zooming

You can use this jQuery plug-in to add lens style zooming effect to an image.

jQuery & CSS Hover Zoom Effect Plugin

jQuery & CSS Hover Zoom Effect Plugin

This plugin creates “Hover Zoom” effect for your image thumbnails with CSS and jQuery. This effect reverse zooms an image while fading in a label on top of it when the mouse hovers over it.I’ve seen similar effects to this one on a few sites here and there, and they were always built in Flash. I wanted a CSS and Javascript solution so I whipped up the Hover Zoom effect.

Timeglider – Impressive jQuery Plugin For Data-Driven Timelines

Timeglider – Impressive jQuery Plugin For Data-Driven Timelines

Timeglider is a jQuery plugin for displaying any number of events in a highly-flexible timeline.

Its interface has support for zooming in/out (mouse wheel can be used too) and panning where you can quickly navigate through the time and find events.

Events are clickable and can display a detailed view of them inside a modal box.

Create a Thumbnail with Fading Caption Using jQuery

Today we are going to learn to create another thumbnail effect with fading and transparent caption. It’s simple and obviously I have running out of ideas in jQuery tutorial because this is similar to jQuery Thumbnail with Zooming Image and Fading caption…

AJAX-ZOOM image zoom & pan gallery jQuery plugin

AJAX-ZOOM is a powerful image zoom & pan gallery plugin based on jQuery and PHP. It features around 300 options and can be easily integrated into any website, CMS or webshop.

jPhotoGrid – Zoomable jQuery Image Gallery

jPhotoGrid - Zoomable jQuery Image Gallery

Nearly all of the styling for this plugin is done in css.  The trick is to layout the grid by floating the list items.  The first thing the plugin will then do, is convert these all to absolutely positioned.

jQuery plugin: Easy Image Zoom

jQuery plugin: Easy Image Zoom

Here is a Easy Image Zoom for product image magnification. The task was to create a script that will allow users to see large details of the product while moving cursor over medium sized image. During the process I decided to create a jQuery plugin and share it with you guys!

jQuery.popeye : Inline lightbox alternative with slideshow

jQuery.popeye 2.0

jQuery.popeye is an advanced image gallery script built on the JavaScript library jQuery. Use it to save space when displaying a collection of images and offer your users a nice and elegant way to show a big version of your images without leaving the page flow.

jQuery.popeye takes a different approach: not only allows it for browsing all thumbnails as well as the large images in a single image space, it also repects the page flow and stays anchored and rooted in the webpage at all times, thus giving a less disruptive user experience than modal windows.

jQuery Fullscreen Gallery with Thumbnail Flip

Fullscreen Gallery with Thumbnail Flip

In this tutorial we will create a fullscreen gallery with jQuery. The idea is to have a thumbnail of the currently shown fullscreen image on the side that flips when navigating through the images. The big image will slide up or down depending where we are navigating to. We will add navigation controls for the mousewheel and for keys. The thumbnail will have a zoom and and a fullscreen option, making the image in the background appear in fullscreen mode or as a complete image, resized to fit in the page.

jQuery Portfolio Zoom Slider with Demo

Portfolio Zoom Slider with jQuery

In this tutorial we are going to create some nice effects for a portfolio or similar website with jQuery. We will create a tiny slider and integrate it with the amazing Cloud Zoom plugin and the elegant Fancybox plugin.

The idea is to give the user the option to view details of a portfolio item by zooming it on hover, and to allow a full view by clicking. Moreover, we want to have a couple of images for each item, hence we will create a slider.