If there is one thing you need to know about jQuery plugins, it is that they are awesomely cool. And by that, I mean really, really cool. It is, as of now, the best way to flaunt your amazing images and short messages in the fastest way possible.
jQuery slider plugins evolved from their very primitive (but still alive and kicking) predecessors JPG, GIF and PNG files. Awesome web designers started tinkering a few code, thus, mixing these flat and static elements and poof!, it became a jQuery slider.
After that momentous leap, a lot of newer versions of the slider have risen from their novice status. It has been useful for web designers and developers because it marked the era of convenience, of not being forced to reload the whole page just to change the image (or use animations and Flash, which are now archaic).
Ready for these Free jQuery Slider Plugins?
For one thing, we call them sliders because we just can’t have a consistent name for it. It is popular in different terms, like carousels, gallery, rotators and promos, but they all boil down to one pot: multiple content sharing on a single page.
Having now known how cool sliders are, we were able to compile the coolest of the coolest. Below are ten awesome jQuery slider plugins that you will want to have in your website. So, here we go!
8. Crafty Slide
jQuery sliders are very good tools to send the message your website is trying to circulate. You are able to channel the information without making the webpage look cluttered and slow when loading. Aside from that, there is the beauty of its presentation. You are basically hitting two birds with one stone: one, being the practical and information-sending mission of your website and the other, being the artistic expression of your craft.
So, what are you waiting for? Tinker with these jQuery plugins before cooler ones surface again.
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