Most Useful jQuery Plugins from 2011 – Web Typography and Animation

Lettering.js jquery plugin

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There’s nothing like solid web typography. After all, one of the main things you do online is … well … read!

Also included in this list of 2011’s must useful jQuery plugins, is animation. Flash is dead, so you may want add a little jQuery joy to your website.

Let’s begin with typography:

Web Typography Plugins

Lettering.js

Lettering.js jquery plugin

If you’re looking for “down-to-the-letter control of your web type,” this is exactly what you’re looking for!

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FitText

FitText jquery plugin

FitText makes font-sizes flexible. Use this plugin on your fluid or responsive layout to achieve scalable headlines that fill the width of a parent element.

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Shuffle Letters Effect

Shuffle Letters Effect jquery plugin

A short tutorial for making a jQuery plugin that will shuffle the text content of any DOM element – an interesting effect that can be used in headings, logos and slideshows.

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jFontSize

jFontSize jquery plugin

I’m sure you’ve seen the text size buttons on websites, before. This is what you need to do it!

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Animation Plugins

jQuery Transit

jQuery Transit jquery plugin

jQuery Transit will aid you in creating super-duper-smooth CSS3 transformations and transitions for jQuery.

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jRumble

jRumble jquery plugin

This is a fun plugin. If anything, take a look at jRumble just to try it out.

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We’ll wrap up the rest of the most useful jQuery plugins of 2011 with Boilerplate’s and More!

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