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Image Zoom and Popup
This is exactly the same as Lightbox JS, but written on top of jQuery library.
Thickbox is a jQuery plugin that is very similar to Lightbox, but comes with more features. It allows you to display: single image, multiple images, inline content, iframed content, or content served through AJAX in a hybrid modal.
Note: Web Designer Wall uses Thickbox to display the gallery images and tutorial demos.
Highslide JS serves the same purposes as Thickbox, but it has the zoom effect and allows you to drag the overlay window.
FancyBox is a jQuery plugin that is designed to replace the overused Lightbox. It has similar features, but better transition effects (the design is Mac-like).
jQZoom allows you to show a magnified image of the thumbnail. This technique is commonly used in eCommerce websites (check out the Gap site for a sample).
Gallery and Slideshow
NoobSlide is a MooTools class that lets you create timed slideshows and sliding panels. Visit the website to view the demos.
This shows a demonstration of a slider widget from the jQuery UI library used to create the product slider as seen on the Apple – Mac website.
jCarousel is a jQuery plugin for controlling a list of items in horizontal or vertical order. The items, which can be static HTML content or loaded with (or without) AJAX, can be scrolled back and forth (with or without animation).
The carousel component manages a list of content (HTML LI elements within a UL) that can be displayed horizontally or vertically. The content can be scrolled back and forth with or without animation. The content can reference static HTML content or the list items can be created dynamically on-the-fly (with or without Ajax).
Carousel Slideshow is a fabulous DHTML script for the showcasing of images on your site. It displays images in a 3D, carousel fashion.
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