15 Best jQuery Mobile Plugins to Use in 2017

This article includes some of the best jQuery mobile plugins which we feel are best and useful for creating mobile websites. You can use these plugins to create mobile sliders, touch events, galleries, scroll effects and much more. If you are aware of some other exciting mobile jQuery plugins please let us know by posting a comment below, we would love to post it in the list.

1. SmartPhoto

SmartPhoto is most easy to use responsive image viewer especially for mobile devices, it has some remarkable features like Intuitive gestures such as pinch-in/pinch-out/drag/swipe, use Accelerometer to move images, accessible from keyboards and screen-readers, show pictures via URL hash and can make photo groups.
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2. Item Slide

ItemSlide.js is a jQuery plugin for a touch enabled carousel that works both on desktop and mobile.
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3. jQuery Touch Events

A collection of mobile event plugins for jQuery. This is a series of plugins that create additional events that can be used in combination with jQuery when developing for mobile devices. The events are also compatible with desktop browsers to ensure ultimate compatibility for your projects.
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4. jQuery Mobile Event Calendar

It is a jQuery mobile based event calendar plugin. Utilizing the powerful jQuery mobile framework to create and display an event calendar for your mobile or mobile web projects. This plugin has multiday events support, auto scaleable size supporting all mobile screens/sizes/orientation and fast loading.
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5. Editable List View

Editable Listview is a jQuery Mobile Listview Widget that features an intuitive UI to allow insertion of new list items and removal of existing ones.
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6. Mobile Store Locator

This mobile store locator is using a built-in API to fetch and display all the stores information. that makes it a very powerful and flexible mobile application. It enables users to views your stores list and details informations, view the stores on a Google Map, view a Google Street view, search by address, and search the closest stores to their current location and more.
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7. Fancy 7

Fancy 7 is one of the most complete image slider ever. It is built in latest jQuery and mobile compatible so anyone can easily use it without any restriction. And it is fully responsive and modern features like Video embed, Smart Lightbox are supported which make it more stunning.

Specially designed for any size image adaption and speed is optimized as well. Supports plenty of 2d/3d transitions so users will have great choice of modern & smooth animations.
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8. jQuery Vibrate.js

The Vibration API is an API specifically made for mobile devices as they are thankfully the only devices that have a vibrate function. The API allows developers to vibrate a device (in a pattern) for a given duration.
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9. iScroll


iScroll is a high performance, small footprint, dependency free, multi-platform JavaScript scroller. iScroll can handle any element that needs to be moved with user interaction. It adds scrolling, zooming, panning, infinite scrolling, parallax scrolling, carousels to your projects and manages to do that in just 4kb. Give it a broom and it will also clean up your office. It works on desktop, mobile and smart TV. It has been vigorously optimized for performance and size so to offer the smoothest result on modern and old devices alike.
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10. jQuery Peepshow

jQuery Peepshow is a thumbnail gallery plugin. It aligns, centers, and crops images of any size into a grid of thumbnail previews. Thumbnails expand to their full dimensions on hover or tap. When images are placed in a group and hovered over, each one is expanded, rotated, and displayed via a smooth fade transition.
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11. Shifter

Shifter is a jQuery plugin for simple slide-out mobile navigation. Shifter works by checking for target elements in the DOM and binding events to them.
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12. Bootstrap TouchSpin

Bootstrap TouchSpin is a mobile and touch friendly input spinner component for Bootstrap 3. It supports the mousewheel and the up/down keys.
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13. Swiper


Swiper is the free and ultra lightweight mobile touch slider with hardware accelerated transitions (where supported) and amazing native behavior. It is intended to use in mobile websites, mobile web apps, and mobile native apps. Designed mostly for iOS, but also works great on Android, Windows Phone 8 and modern Desktop browsers.
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14. Flip

Flip is jQuery/jQuery mobile plugin to give Flipboard app like effect. Flip effect uses css 3d transform. Flip effect currently works on WebKit browsers (e.g. Chrome, Safari, including iOS mobile safari) or Firefox 11. It still works with other browsers but the “slide” effect will be selected forecely.
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15. Versatile Touch Slider

Versatile Touch Slider is a jQuery plugin that offers a variety of options. It may just be a banner rotator or a shelf to display products. Has the touch feature to mobile and drag for the desktop. The navigation can also be done via buttons and menu. Through the lightbox it is possible show multimedia content (video, audio, image and html content).
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15 Best jQuery Mobile Plugins to Use in 2017
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