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jQuery and JavaScript plugins are extremely useful as they add new possibilities to any website with only minimal effort. Today I’m showing you 10 fresh and useful plugins to make your web developer life easier.

jQuery Upload File

jQuery Upload File plugin provides Multiple file Uploads with progress bar.Works with any server-side platform (Google App Engine, PHP, Python, Ruby on Rails, Java, etc.) that supports standard HTML form file uploads.
→ https://github.com/hayageek/jquery-upload-file


Ideally, the most legible typography contains between 45 and 75 characters per line. This is difficult to accomplish for all screen widths with only CSS media-queries. FlowType.JS eases this difficulty by changing the font-size based on a specific element’s width.
→ http://simplefocus.com/flowtype/


Annyang is a JavaScript library for adding voice commands to your site, using speech recognition.
→ https://github.com/TalAter/annyang


ContentShare is a jQuery plugin which lets you share the exact content on a page which you actually want to share. It enables you to share selected text on your social network rather the default text specified in the <meta>tags. By default, it supports Facebook and Twitter but you can add more networks easily.
→ http://plugins.compzets.com/contentshare/

jQuery URLive

jQuery URLive lets you easily create a live preview of any url base on its Open Graph properties and other details, similar to Facebook’s post attachment.
It doesn’t only work on a <textarea> or <input> it also works on <a> tag and any element with a URL on its content.
→ https://github.com/markserbol/urlive


Slidebars is a jQuery plugin for quickly and easily implementing app-style revealing, overlaying, push menus and sidebars into your website.
→ https://github.com/adchsm/Slidebars


CollagePlus will arrange your images to fit exactly within a container. You can define the padding between images, give the images css borders and define a target row height.
→ http://ed-lea.github.io/jquery-collagePlus/


ifvisible.js is a crossbrowser & lightweight way to check if user is looking at the page or interacting with it. A really interesting plugin. Check out the demo to see how powerful it is.
→ http://serkanyersen.github.io/ifvisible.js/


Resumable.js is a JavaScript library providing multiple simultaneous, stable and resumable uploads via the HTML5 File API.
→ http://www.resumablejs.com/


Circliful is a jQuery plugin for showing circle statistics. Based on HTML5 canvas, it do not use any images.
→ https://github.com/pguso/jquery-plugin-circliful

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