Top 50 jQuery Image Gallery Samples

1. ImageFlow

ImageFlow is an unobtrusive and userfriendly JavaScript image gallery.

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2. GalleryView: A jQuery Content Gallery Plugin

GalleryView aims to provide jQuery users with a flexible, attractive content gallery that is both easy to implement and a snap to customize.

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3. Sliding Image Gallery jQuery Plug-in

The SlidingGallery plug-in will take a group of images and turn them into a cyclical gallery of images which the user can click through. One image will be centered on the screen, with two smaller images off to the sides. The user can click either of the smaller images to bring them to the center, or the center image to enlarge it. For optimal use, this plug-in should be applied to seven or more images, but can work with fewer (images will be duplicated in order to bring the total to seven).

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4. PrettyPhoto jQuery Lightbox Clone

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.

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5. Create Beautiful jQuery slider tutorial

This tutorial explains how to develop Create Beautiful jQuery sliders tutorial with image description and name.

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6. AD Gallery – a jQuery gallery plugin

A highly customizable gallery/showcase plugin for jQuery.

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7. FancyBox

FancyBox is a tool for displaying images, html content and multi-media in a Mac-style “lightbox” that floats overtop of web page.

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8. Shadowbox

Shadowbox is an online media viewer application that supports all of the web’s most popular media publishing formats. Shadowbox is written entirely in JavaScript and CSS and is highly customizable. Using Shadowbox, website authors can showcase a wide assortment of media in all major browsers without navigating users away from the linking page.

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9. Galleriffic

Galleriffic is a jQuery plugin that provides a rich, post-back free experience optimized to handle high volumes of photos while conserving bandwidth. I am not so great at spelling, and it was much later that I realized that the more appropriate spellings would be Gallerific or Gallerrific, but is too late now for a name change, so Galleriffic remains.

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10. Colorbox

A light-weight, customizable lightbox plugin for jQuery 1.3.

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11. The Lightbox Clones Matrix

Comparison of various scripts that display images and other objects in somehow cool CSS popups

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12. Full screen image gallery using jQuery and Flickr

It’s a full screen image gallery that automatically scales the image with kept aspect ratio to fill the browser background. It also supports a flickr search engine, thumbnails, captions, preloader and some other goodies.

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13. Moving Boxes

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14. Creating a Slick Auto-Playing Featured Content Slider

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15. Start/Stop Slider

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16. SlideViewerPro 1.0

SlideViewerPro is a fully customizable jQuery image gallery engine wich allows to create outstanding sliding image galleries for your projects and/or interactive galleries within blog posts.

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17. Pirobox V.1.2.1

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18. s3Slider jQuery plugin

The s3Slider jQuery plugin is made by example of jd`s smooth slide show script.

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19. CSS and Jquery – Creating an Image Slider

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20. Create an Image Rotator with Description (CSS/jQuery)

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, this tutorial will help you understand how the image rotator works and helps you create your own from scratch.

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21. jQuery spherical panorama viewer

A javascript viewer for displaying spherical panoramas. An alternative to Java and QuickTime technology.

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22. Zoomimage – jQuery plugin

Present you images in stylish way. The links are unobtrusively highjacked to open the images in an inpage popup with drop shadow and border.

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23. Building a jQuery Image Scroller

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24. Easy Slider 1.5 – The Easiest jQuery Plugin For Sliding Images and Content

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25. jQuery Panel Gallery Plugin

  • No slicing or editing of the images is needed
  • It’s just 5K
  • Easily configurable
  • Reusable on multiple containers

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26. Supersized – Full Screen Background/Slideshow jQuery Plugin

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27. Pikachoose

Pikachoose is a lightweight Jquery plugin that allows easy presentation of photos with options for slideshows, navigation buttons, and auto play. Pikachoose is designed to be easily installed, easy to setup, and well… all around easy. Creating an image gallery shouldn’t be a complex thing. I’ve created a new plugin that I’m packaging with PikaChoose called SliderJS.

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28. jQuery Image Overlay Plugin

The image overlay plugin is a simple jQuery plugin that attempts to present an image with an overlaid title/caption. The overlay drops in on hover, as you can see above.

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29. imgAreaSelect

imgAreaSelect is a jQuery plugin for selecting a rectangular area of an image. It allows web developers to easily implement image cropping functionality, as well as other user interface features, such as photo notes (like those on Flickr).

Plugin features:

  • Highly configurable
  • Customizable with CSS styling
  • Handles scaled images
  • Keyboard support for moving and resizing the selection
  • Supports callback functions
  • Provides API functions for easier integration with other application components
  • Lightweight — the packed version is less than 8KB

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30. PFeloader

This is a preloader, it scans DOM and loaded StyleSheet’s for occurence of images (in sheet, style, as element).

StyleSheet file has to be in the same domain as page using it.

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31. Image Reveal using jQuery

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32. The jQuery Cycle Plugin

The jQuery Cycle Plugin is a lightweight slideshow plugin. It supports pause-on-hover, auto-stop, auto-fit, before/after callbacks, click triggers and many transition effects. It also supports, but does not require, the Metadata Plugin and the Easing Plugin.

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33. Galleria Plugin

This demonstration shows you aome more advanced effects you can accomplish with the Galleria plugin. The history object is also active, so feel free to try the back button in your browser and bookmark a page. The next and previous links are simple to create since the galleria object has two public functions for traversing the images in your list.

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34. CrossSlide jQuery plugin

CrossSlide is a jQuery plugin that implements in Javascript some common slide-show animations, traditionally only available to the web developer via Adobe Flash™ or other proprietary plugins. CrossSlide builds upon jQuery’s animation facility, so it is as portable across browsers as jQuery itself (a lot.)

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35. Fancy Thumbnail Hover Effect w/ jQuery

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36. Apple-like Slideshow Gallery

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37. JQZoom

JQZoom is a javascript image magnifier built at the top of the popular jQuery javascript framework.jQzoom is a great and a really easy to use script to magnify what you want.

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Galleriffic jQuery Plugin

jQuery Image Gallery and Slideshow Tutorials and Plugins

LinkGalleriffic jQuery Plugin »
Description : This sleek plugin is great, its simple to use and implement, fast, looks amazing and feature rich.
Features :
– Smart image preloading once the page is loaded.
– Thumbnail navigation (with pagination).
– Support for bookmark-friendly URLs per-image.
– Slideshow gsallery (with optional auto-updating url bookmarks).
– Events that allow for adding your own custom transition effects.
– Support for image captions.
– Flexible configuration.
– Graceful degradation when javascript is not available.
– Support for multiple galleries per page.
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Supersized – Full Screen Background/Slideshow jQuery Plugin

jQuery Image Gallery and Slideshow Tutorials and Plugins

LinkGalleriffic jQuery Plugin »
Description : Supersized is the first fullscreen image gallery/slideshow that I have seen that really looks amazing, its transition effects are hypnotic and its controls are simple. The most amazing thing about Supersized is that it gives the impression of being a desktop application. Amazing plugin.
Features :
– Resizes images to fill browser while maintaining image dimension ratio.
– Cycles Images/backgrounds via slideshow with transitions and preloading.
– Navigation controls allow for pause/play and forward/back.
– Almost endless options.
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Building a jQuery Image Scroller

jQuery Image Gallery and Slideshow Tutorials and Plugins

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Description : In this tutorial, you’re going to be building an image scroller, making use of jQuery’s excellent animation features and generally having some fun with code. This scroller will be different from the others in that it will be completely autonomous and will begin scrolling once the page loads.
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Sliding Boxes and Captions with jQuery Tutorial

jQuery Image Gallery and Slideshow Tutorials and Plugins

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Description : All of these sliding box animations work on the same basic idea. There is a div tag (.boxgrid in my css) that essentially acts as a window where two other items of your choosing “peek” through. Nice effect.
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Create a Resizable Image Grid with jQuery

jQuery Image Gallery and Slideshow Tutorials and Plugins

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Description : Image grids that smoothly scale at the simple drag of a slider are no longer confined to desktop apps like iPhoto or Picasa. Thanks to some clever CSS and the jQuery UI, fluid image grids are now surprisingly simple to implement on the web.
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Create Sliding Image/Reveal Content

jQuery Image Gallery and Slideshow Tutorials and Plugins

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Description : This tut does exactly what it says in the title, hover over the image and the text content will be revealed. Great first tutorial from Suciu Vlad.
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Creating an Image Slider

jQuery Image Gallery and Slideshow Tutorials and Plugins

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Description : In this tutorial you will learn how to create an image slider that when a holder is hovered over, the top image slides down to reveal the image underneath. You will also learn how to use position absolute to float an image in the top right to show the image is new.
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Galleria jQuery Plugin

jQuery Image Gallery and Slideshow Tutorials and Plugins

LinkGalleria jQuery Plugin »
Description : Galleria is a javascript image gallery written in jQuery. It loads the images one by one from an unordered list and displays thumbnails when each image is loaded. It will create thumbnails for you if you choose so, scaled or unscaled, centered and cropped inside a fixed thumbnail box defined by CSS. Very cool plugin.
Features :
– Unobtrusive javascript.
– Degrades gracefully if the browser doesn’t support javascript or CSS.
– Lightweight (4k packed).
– Displays the thumbnail when the actual image is loaded.
– CSS powered – create your own gallery style.
– Super fast image browsing since the images are preloaded one at a time in the background.
– Can scale thumbnails and crop to fit in thumbnail container.
– Can be used with custom thumbnails.
– Stylable caption from image or anchor title.
– jQuery plugin – takes one line to implement.
– Can adjust the history object and enable the back button in your browser.
– Can fire events so you can customize the images behaviour onLoad.
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Create a Beautiful jQuery Slider Tutorial

jQuery Image Gallery and Slideshow Tutorials and Plugins

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Description : This tutorial shows you how to develop a beautiful jQuery slider with added image description and name. The final result is a very smooth and visually pleasing slideshow which could be easily integrated into any site.
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GalleryView jQuery Plugin

jQuery Image Gallery and Slideshow Tutorials and Plugins

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Description : GalleryView is a content-gallery plugin capable of displaying any HTML content in an animated gallery view. This plugin is bounding with options and you would be hard pressed to not use this plugin. GalleryView does require the jQuery Timers plugin to facilitate timing of animation events.
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Simple JQuery Image Slide Show with Semi-Transparent Caption Tutorial

jQuery Image Gallery and Slideshow Tutorials and Plugins

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Description : In this tutorial you will be shown how to create a simple image slide show with a semi-transparent caption using jQuery. The final result will be suitable to display news headlines, or an image slide show on your websites homepage.
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jQuery Morphing Gallery Tutorial

jQuery Image Gallery and Slideshow Tutorials and Plugins

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Description : In this tut you will learn how to create a simple image gallery that when an image is selected, it will “morph” into its relevant size.
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Zoomimage – jQuery plugin

jQuery Image Gallery and Slideshow Tutorials and Plugins

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Description : Present your images in a stylish way, with this plugin. The links are unobtrusively highjacked to open the images in an inpage popup with drop shadow and border. Nice and simple.
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Full Screen Image Gallery Using jQuery and Flickr

jQuery Image Gallery and Slideshow Tutorials and Plugins

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Description : This is a full screen image gallery that automatically scales the image with kept aspect ratio to fill the browser background. It uses the flickr search engine with thumbnail preview, captions, preloader and some other excellent goodies. It scales the image using CSS only (some JS for IE6) and developed with jQuery.
Features :
– Flickr search using jQuery and JSON.
– Full screen with kept ratio using CSS only.
– A png raster to even out up-scaled jpegs.
– Thumbnails with loader indicator and a nice hover effect that shows a bigger thumb (or description).
– A preloader loads the large images one by one for super-fast viewing.
– Fetches the biggest image from flickr using their API.
– Caption that can be turned on or off.
– Navigate by clicking on either half of the image, or use the thumbnails..

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Easy Slider 1.5

jQuery Image Gallery and Slideshow Tutorials and Plugins

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Description : The Easy Slider plugin enables images or any content to slide horizontally or vertically on click. It is configurable with css alone. So, basically you link to plugin file, set the content up and style it with css.
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