15 Simple & Effective jQuery Plugins that Enhance Your Forms

15 Simple & Effective jQuery Plugins that Enhance Your Forms

We all know the importance of having a nice form for our website, but it will make you stand out from crowd when you have a stylish and effective form on board. Though there are many jQuery plugins available, we found a few simple and effective plugins which might help you in your design. Here are 15 plugins we selected for this round up.

Simple & Effective jQuery Plugins that Enhance Your Forms

Simple & Effective jQuery Plugins that Enhance Your Forms

Fancy Contact Form
Providing a simple and reliable means of feedback from site visitors is a crucial part of any web presence. The most simple and common feedback channels are contact forms.

Fancy Contact Form

Create a Neon Blink Effect For your Forms Using CSS3 And jQuery
How cool would it be to have a glowing blink effect behind your input boxes in a form without using Flash? Well thanks to the bright new kid on the block, CSS3, spruced up with a bit of jQuery, you can! This tutorial will show you how to build a nifty effect to enhance your forms.

Create a Neon Blink Effect for your Forms

Table-Sorter Plug-in
The third iteration of the Tiny Table sorting script adds search, column averages and totals, record numbering, a view all function, and a reset function. At only 6KB it is still lightweight, quick, and includes all previous Tiny Table features.

Table Sorter Plug-in

Complete Transactions Form
Secure, PCI Compliant Transaction Forms With Fully Customizable CSS.

Complete Transactions Form

Design a Registration Form
Web Forms are a fundamental part of web design. From small login forms to complex administration panels, forms are probably the most important interactive elements in a web application. Some people prefer to design forms using a table whereas some prefer a table-less design using pure CSS .In this tutorial I have created a form using pure CSS and I have skinned the form elements such as textbox, drop down list ,radio button using a jQuery plugin.

Design a Registration Form

Jq Transform Plug in
This plugin is a jQuery styling plugin which allows you to skin form elements.

Jq Transform Plug-in

Pretty Check List
This script is for people who want to have a consistent look for checkboxes across browsers, or those who simply want them to look better. By using this script you won’t lose any of the regular input usability.

Pretty Check List

Create a progress Bar With JavaScript
The Progress Bar is one of the latest components to be added to the excellent library of UI widgets and interaction helpers built on top of jQuery. It was introduced in the latest version of the library, which at the time of writing is 1.7.

Create a Progress Bar with JavaScript

jQuery Credit Card Validation Plug in
Smart Validate is a jQuery credit card validation plug-in, that makes credit card format validation a simple task. It ensures that the user has entered a valid credit card number before making the actual transaction.

jQuery Credit Card Validation Plug-in

jQuery Auto Tab Plugin
Auto Tab is a jQuery plugin that provides auto-tabbing and filtering on text fields in a form. Once the maximum number of characters has been reached within defined text fields, the focus is automatically set to the defined target of the element.

jQuery Auto Tab Plug-in

jQuery Highlight Plug in
Its primary use is for forms, but it can also be used for tables, lists, or any element you specify. It can also be used to toggle elements on and off, for example, table rows.

jQuery Highlight Plug-in

Gmail-Like Client side Drafts and a Bit More
Here you may fill forms in the normal way, then close your tab/browser, refresh window or open this page in a new tab to see all your changes are saved and restored.

Gmail-Like Client side Drafts and a Bit More

jQuery Plotting Plug in
JqPlot is a plotting and charting plugin for the jQuery JavaScript framework. jqPlot produces beautiful line, bar and pie charts.

jQuery Plotting Plug-in

Date Picker
Date Picker is a component with a lot of options and easy to fit into your web application.

Date Picker

Create a jQuery UI Form
UI is an important factor while developing any web application or website. jQuery UI is a powerful UI framework which supplies almost all standard widgets like tabs, accordions, sliders etc.

Create a jQuery UI Form

Conclusion

Do you use any of these plugins to style contact forms in your designs? Have you come across any other great jQuery plugins that we have missed from this list?

Please share your links and comments with us in the section below.

Carol is a blogger and Photoshop enthusiast. She enjoys surfing the net in search of outstanding art, design and photography, and enjoys nothing better than sharing her discoveries through article writing.

Comments

    • Paul,
    • March 16, 2012
    / Reply

    Thanks for these.

    I like using the jQuery UI for forms you get loads of additional features.

  1. / Reply

    thankz for sharing the jquery plugins it is very help full for us

  2. / Reply

    what you have said in this article has deeply impressed me and i wish you can write more about this subject.

  3. / Reply

    jQuery is very useful, and your post make finding such great plugins very easy!
    Thanks very much for sharing, Carol.

  4. / Reply

    It’s great to see some jQuery plugins that can be used in contact forms. I feel that contact forms are often forgotten about when it comes to web design. By using some of these plugins you can easily transform a boring contact form into an attractive, functional part of your website. Thanks for sharing.

  5. / Reply

    Thx for this. I was looking something similar to JqPlot . Great share

  6. / Reply

    excellent scripts, I hope I serve to my projects

    • Thanh Trung Nguyen,
    • March 25, 2013
    / Reply

    Another useful select list here : https://code.google.com/p/jautochecklist/

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