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35+ Best jQuery Image Gallery & Slideshow Plugins for your Website

by Mian Haider

jQuery is taking over development world like a wild-fire. HTML5, jQuery, CSS3 is being used for creating interactive and attractive designs.

To showcase your portfolio or create an effective website you should consider adding some jQuery effects on your page. A little bit of knowledge of jQuery and HTML will get you a rocking result.

With jQuery Gallery, slideshow plugins you can show your work, products and photos in a confined space. These well coded plugins will help you all the way to success on creating an effective website.

For your easiness we have collected over 35 jQuery Gallery and slide show plugins that are not only well coded but very attractive to look at.

Just for you all we went out and collected some really awesome gallery, slideshow  jQuery plugins that will help you to showcase your portfolio or products.

This collection consists of Free and Premium jQuery plugins. Please check these out and show case your image galleries. We hope you will like our effort and give us your valuable suggestion to make things better on our website.


Free Plugins

SIDEWAYS – jQuery full screen image gallery

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SideWays is a simple, yet elegant full screen image gallery created with the jQuery library and CSS. The gallery features full screen images in various modes and custom scroll bars.


iView Slider

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iView is easy to use jQuery image slider with animated captions, responsive layout and HTML Elements like (Video, iFrame) slider. Easily add unlimited number of slides and captions. Use it as image slider, image gallery, banner rotator, banner ads, or even presentation.

FlexSlider 2

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Flexslider 2 is a fully responsive jQuery slider plugin which is being developed and maintained by WooThemes. A must professional freebie from great theme builders.

FlexSlider has been verified in Safari 4+, Chrome 4+, Firefox 3.6+, Opera 10+, and IE7+. iOS and Android devices are supported as well. jQuery versions 1.3+ are supported.

Wow Slider

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WOW Slider is a responsive jQuery image slider with amazing visual effects (Rotate,Blur, Flip, Blast, Fly, Blinds, Squares, Slices, Basic, Fade, Ken Burns, Stack, Stack vertical and Basic linear) and tons of professionally made templates.

AD Gallery – a jQuery gallery plugin

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A highly customizable gallery/showcase plugin for jQuery.


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Galleriffic is a jQuery plugin that provides a rich, post-back free experience optimized to handle high volumes of photos while conserving bandwidth.

Digicrafts Thumbnail Gallery

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A beautiful gallery with thumbnail and auto slide show.  Written and maintained by Digicrafts.

ppGallery & Lightbox Gallery

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Showcase your gallery in style with ppGallery, an advanced lightbox photo gallery plugin built with the jQuery Framework. It is lightweight, unobtrusive and installs with ease.


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EOGallery is a web animated slide show gallery made with jQuery. It only uses basic jQuery functions and Cody Lindley’s Thickbox to display larger pictures.


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Galleria is a JavaScript image gallery framework built on top of the jQuery library. The aim is to simplify the process of creating professional image galleries for the web and mobile devices.

jQuery Panel Gallery

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The other day I went looking for a simple way using jQuery to fade between a set of images on a page. So, being a coder, I set out to create my own plugin.


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Minishowcase is a small and simple php/JavaScript online photo gallery, powered by AJAX that allows you to easily show your images online, without complex databases or coding, allowing to have an up-and-running gallery in a few minutes.

jQuery Multimedia Portfolio

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A multi-format carousel for jQuery, accessible portfolio supporting multiple media : photos, video (flv), audio (mp3). This plugin for jQuery will automatically detect the extension of each media and apply the adopted player.

Spacegallery & jQuery plugin

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Another image gallery plugin with space effect, very light and simple plugin.


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SIDEWAYS jQuery fullscreen image gallery

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A simple, yet elegant full screen image gallery created with the jQuery framework and some simple CSS.

ShineTime – A Kick-Ass New jQuery & CSS3 Gallery With Animated Shine Effects

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This effect is useful in making your user interface elements look like they’re a real Polaroid photo (or made of glass) and the best part is, it’s not that difficult to achieve.

Simple jQuery fullscreen image gallery

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A full screen image gallery made with jQuery and CSS. The gallery features full screen images in various modes and custom thumbnail scrolling script.


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Mosaiqy is a jQuery plugin written and maintained by Fabrizio Calderan for viewing and zooming photo working on Opera 9+, Firefox 3.6+, Safari 3.2+, Chrome and IE7+. Photos are retrieved from a JSON/JSONP data structure and randomly moved inside the grid. All expensive animations are taken over by your GPU on recent browsers using CSS3 transitions, minimizing the CPU overhead.

Micro Image Gallery: A jQuery Plugin

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The following jQuery plugin transforms a set of images into a tiny gallery with several options. The Micro Image Gallery allows to switch between a grid view which shows a preview of the images as thumbnails and a single view showing one image only.

jQuery morphing gallery

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A gallery that “morphs” images between transitions


Premium Plugin

IA Slider – jQuery Image Plugin ($11)

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IA Slider with different stunning visual effects, high performance and cross-browser compatibility. Built with jQuery and styled with CSS an awesome plugin to use on your projects.

Multipurpose Bookshelf Slider – jQuery Plugin ($6)

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Multipurpose Bookshelf Slider is useful for displaying products such as books, magazines, dvd/cd and others. It’s a way to showcase products in an attractive manner.

CCSlider – jQuery 3D Slideshow Plugin ($12)

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CCSlider is an unique jQuery slideshow plugin. It supports 3d transitions! There are 14 stunning 3d transitions available, and also 16 stylish 2d transitions.

Tonic Gallery & jQuery XML Portfolio Gallery ($6)




Tonic Gallery is a jQuery XML Portfolio Gallery that allows you to create very easily a portfolio gallery with some nice effects and flexible customization settings.

Ken Burns Media Gallery / Slideshow ($7)

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jQuery Ken Burns Slide show is the perfect way to showcase your pictures/ads in style. Each item has a separate slideshow time and you can edit their link, target and many other individual settings just by modifying the HTML.

Grid Accordion ($8)



Smooth Div Scroll is a jQuery plugin that scrolls content horizontally left or right. Apart from many of the other scrolling plugins that have been written for jQuery, Smooth Div Scroll does not limit the scrolling to distinct steps.

Grid Accordion ($8)



Grid Accordion combines the functionality of a thumbnail grid and an accordion panel, offering you an interesting method to display your portfolio. You have the option to use either XML or HTML . The powerful API will allow to further enhance the functionality of this jQuery plugin and make it possible to easily integrate it into your own application.

My Video Channel ($6)



My Video Channel is a jQuery based script which makes it possible to display a list of YouTube videos from a specific user and play them in your own website. The reason behind the development of this script is really simple. It’s difficult to maintain videos on private servers because they take up too much space and are difficult to maintain. Through this script you could host your videos on the popular YouTube service and make them available on your own website.

The Wall & Media Gallery & jQuery powered ($5)



“The Wall” is the ultimate interactive media gallery for your site presentation.

Flickr Import ($5)





Flickr Import is an extremely lightweight, quick and robust tool to display photos from Flickr onto your website.

PhotoMosaic ($4)



PhotoMosaic transforms your photo gallery into a visually striking design piece by giving it a fresh masonry layout worthy of your favorite design blog.

VION & jQuery Image Gallery Plugin ($7)




VION is a jQuery plugin for creating good-looking and easy to use image galleries. It provides a continuous and uninterrupted experience to present your photos. Its minimalist design lets you focus on content and not UI. VION can be styled through CSS to match your target design. You don’t like the background color or fonts? Change them. Almost anything that you see here can be customized to better suit your needs.


Wall/Grid Gallery (jQuery Plugin / XML) ($6)





A very customizable jQuery Plugin Gallery, that can be edited from a XML file. The gallery is completely resizable and is compatible with all browsers and devices (iPhone, iPad and Android smartphones).


DZS Scroller Gallery & cool jQuery media gallery ($5)



DZS Scroller Gallery is the ultimate media gallery that you can use for showcasing your portfolio, photographs or even video shots.

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