One of the most important elements in creating a successful portfolio or websites is to use beautiful and unique image gallery catching eyes with its sliding elements. All of the following image galleries and sliders use jQuery.
DevKick developed a full screen image gallery that automatically scales the image with kept aspect ratio to fill the browser background. I also spiced it up with a flickr search engine, thumbnails, captions, pre loader and some other goodies
This is from BuildInternet, this plugin actaully re size the images to fill the browser while maintaining image dimension ratio, cycles images or backgrounds via slide show with transitions and pre loading . Navigation controls allow for pause/play and forward/back.
This jQuery plugin enables simple and easy creation of an interactive “Featured Items” widget.
jQuery lightBox plugin is simple, elegant, unobtrusive, no need extra markup and is used to overlay images on the current page through the power and flexibility of jQuery´s selector.
Galleriffic is a jQuery plugin that provides a rich, post-back free experience optimized to handle high volumes of photos while conserving bandwidth.
An image rotator is one great way to display portfolio pieces, eCommerce product images, or even as an image gallery. Although there are many great plugins already, Designm.ag tutorial will help you understand how the image rotator works and helps you create your own from scratch.
This script slides a list of images from right to left across the window using only div and images
Queness show you how to create a simple image slide show with a semi-transparent caption with jQuery. This example is suitable to display news headlines, or a image slide show in your website frontpage
Dan Wellman shows us an tutorial to make a image scroller, making use of jQuery’s excellent animation features and generally having some fun with code.
11. Horinaja Plugin
Horinaja is a ready-to-use slide-show implementation, utilizing either scriptaculous/prototype or jQuery. A running example above
12. Looped Slider
Looped Slider was developed by Portland, Oregon front end developer Nathan Searles, With this slider you can simple use images and <div></div> or use simple text and auto height example using <li></li>.
13. simple Slide
Simple Slide is a jQuery slideshow plugin, which is small in size at 15kB for the full version, it’s flexible with minimal markup to add to your site and it’s neat by adding some slick usability for your site as well.
prettyPhoto is a jQuery based lightbox clone. Not only does it support images, it also add support for videos, flash, YouTube, iFrames. It’s a full blown media lightbox. The setup is easy and quick, plus the script is compatible in every major browser. It comes with useful APIs so prettyPhoto can be launched from nearly anywhere (yes, that includes Flash)!
15. Coin Slider
jQuery Image Slider with Unique Effects