jQuery is basically a cross browser java script library which was primarily used to simply the client side scripting of HTML. It has been really helpful for this purpose because of which it is among the most used java scripts library of today.
ot of people have been using it for various reasons. One of them which also happen to be the most common and important reasons is that it is completely free and the other reason is that it is an open source software.
This software is basically designed to go through or navigate documents, handle events, create animations and also has various other important uses. Another important use is that it allows the developers to create plugins. Also it enables extra effects like auto complete or form validation or even password validation and comparison and much more beyond that.
It is immensely sleek and user friendly which is one of the reasons of it being the choice of majority of people. Therefore jQuery plugins can really add to the look of your website and make it look attractive. Few days ago we listed best jQuery plugins of January 2012 and now we have come up with best jQuery Form Plugins. Have a look at them and please share your thoughts in our comment section below.
This plugin is a jQuery styling plugin wich allows you to skin form elements.
2) Live Validation
This is a simple plugin that turns properly formatted HTML forms into forms with in-field label support. Labels fade when the field is focused and disappear when text entry begins. Clearing a field and leaving brings back the label.
The time when username availability is checked after the page is normaly processed is long way behind us. Google has it, Yahoo has it and many many more sites have it, ajax username availability checker.
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 channel are contact forms.
Ajax Fancy Captcha is a jQuery plugin that helps you protect your web pages from bots and spammers. We are introducing you to a new, intuitive way of completing “verify humanity” tasks. In order to do that you are asked to drag and drop specified item into a circle.
The progress bar is currently only determinate, which means when we update it, we have to tell it explicitly what its value is, and we must know beforehand when the process it is used to measure completes. This widget is not currently the best choice for a process which will take an indeterminate length of time to complete.
A lot of forms can be boring and plain, don’t let yours blend in. This tutorial will show you how to spice them up with CSS classes and default values that change according to which form item is selected. All with just a splash of jQuery.
10) Masked Input Plugin
If you ever saw how products like Microsoft CRM look like you probably noticed there are input fields that have “embedded” image buttons inside them. If your clients saw that, there is a probability that they will want to have it in their applications.
LightForm is a free Ajax/PHP contact form. It combines FormCheck2 for fields validation and NiceForms to style text fields and textareas.
Contactable is a jQuery plugin designed to make contact/feedback forms simpler and more accessible. This plugin will enable you to create a contact form on any page of a site with minimal effort.
Twitter’s running a new homepage with clean and easy design. Look at the top right of Twitter’s homepage, you’ll see the sign in button which will drop down the login form.
16) jQuery Asmselect
This screencast walks through the code that powers a fairly advanced web form. It utilizes jQuery to hide and show inputs as needed as well as power three plugins.
Magicpreview automatically updates selected elements on a page based on form fields. Perfect for previewing forms.
In this tutorial I’ll show you how easy it is to do just that — submit a contact form that sends an email, without page refresh using jQuery! (The actual email is sent with a php script that processes in the background).