35 jQuery Animation Tutorials

Creative designers can do some amazing things with jQuery. A wide variety of animation effects are possible, and these 35 tutorials provide excellent learning resources for anyone who is wanting to brush up their skills in this area. You’ll find tutorials for creative animated navigation menus, as well as for other types of animation that use jQuery instead of Flash.

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Animate Image Filling Up Using jQuery

Animate Image Filling Up Using jQuery

Animate Curtains Opening with jQuery

Animate Curtains Opening with jQuery

Building an Animated Cartoon Robot with jQuery

Building an Animated Cartoon Robot with jQuery

jQuery Animations: A 7-Step Program

jQuery Animations: A 7-Step Program

jQuery and CSS Sprite Animation Explained in Under 5 Minutes

jQuery and CSS Sprite Animation Explained in Under 5 Minutes

Fun with jQuery’s Animate () Function

Fun with jQuery's Animate () Function

Animate a Hover with jQuery

Animate a Hover with jQuery

How to Create a “MooTools Homepage” Inspired Navigation Effect Using jQuery

How to Create a

Crafting an Animated Postcard with jQuery

Crafting an Animated Postcard with jQuery

How to Create a Drop-Down Nav Menu with HTML5, CSS3 and jQuery

How to Create a Drop-Down Nav Menu with HTML5, CSS3 and jQuery

Creating a Polaroid Photo Viewer with CSS3 and jQuery

Creating a Polaroid Photo Viewer with CSS3 and jQuery

Quick Tip: Easy Sequential Animations in jQuery

Quick Tip: Easy Sequential Animations in jQuery

Build an Incredible Login Form with jQuery

Build an Incredible Login Form with jQuery

Learning jQuery: Revealing Photo Slider

Learning jQuery: Revealing Photo Slider

Using jQuery for Background Image Animations

Using jQuery for Background Image Animations

Animated Menus Using jQuery

Animated Menus Using jQuery

Create a Cool Animated Navigation with CSS and jQuery

Create a Cool Animated Navigation with CSS and jQuery

Animated Drop Down Menu with jQuery

Animated Drop Down Menu with jQuery

How to Load In and Animate Content with jQuery

How to Load In and Animate Content with jQuery

Puffing Smoke Effect in jQuery

Puffing Smoke Effect in jQuery

How to Make an Impressive Animated Landscape Header with jQuery

How to Make an Impressive Animated Landscape Header with jQuery

Make an Animated Alphabet Using Keypress Events in jQuery

Make an Animated Alphabet Using Keypress Events in jQuery

How to Make a Smooth Animated Menu with jQuery

How to Make a Smooth Animated Menu with jQuery

Sliding Boxes and Captions with jQuery

Sliding Boxes and Captions with jQuery

Create a Realistic Hover Effect with jQuery

Create a Realistic Hover Effect with jQuery

Glimmer “Freestyle” Animations

Glimmer

Create a Funky Parallax Background Effect Using jQuery

Create a Funky Parallax Background Effect Using jQuery

Create a Stunning Sliding Door Effect with jQuery

Create a Stunning Sliding Door Effect with jQuery

How to Build an Animated Header in jQuery

How to Build an Animated Header in jQuery

Create a Unique Gallery by Using Z-Index and jQuery

Create a Unique Gallery by Using Z-Index and jQuery

jQuery UI Animation Effects

jQuery UI Animation Effects

Animate Your Message Boxes with jQuery

Animate Your Message Boxes with jQuery

Sexy Opacity Animation with MooTools or jQuery

Sexy Opacity Animation with MooTools or jQuery

Controlling Animation Timing in jQuery

Controlling Animation Timing in jQuery

Methods for Animation Effects with jQuery 1.4

Methods for Animation Effects with jQuery 1.4

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  • Ted Thompson, July 12, 2010

    Great tutorials, very helpful!

  • kişisel web günlüğü, July 12, 2010

    Super Tutorials.very very thank you

  • squivo, July 12, 2010

    Thanks for the tuts. Great examples and easy to follow

  • Box Model Junkie, July 12, 2010

    Agreed, anything that will help people stop using Flash is great in my book.

  • Shevaa|WebDesignersBlog, July 13, 2010

    Wow Usefule Tutorials… Thx for sharing man…

  • TheodorosPloumis, July 13, 2010

    These jquery-about posts are excellent!

  • yellowww, July 13, 2010

    Very useful! Thx for that

  • Peter29, July 13, 2010

    Very helpful tutorial.Thank you.

  • Alex Mourer, July 14, 2010

    Very useful tutorials

  • Alex Mourer, July 14, 2010

    thanks for the tutorials they are much help!

  • Priyesh, July 16, 2010

    As a newcomer to jquery, these tutorials give you’re a great insight into how valuable jquery can be to a web designer. The wide range of tutorials will provide a good foundation for me to progress in my learning of jquery.

  • vivek, July 19, 2010

    Thank You for this effective tutorial. Really this very effective for me. Please write this types of tutorials in future …….

  • ndrew, July 20, 2010

    what a great collection..
    way to go..
    thumbs up..

  • Manali, July 23, 2010

    As a newcomer to SEO , anything that will stop using Flash is great in my Knowledge than flash these tutorials give a great insight into how valuable jquery can be to a web designer. ..

  • RGB tool, July 26, 2010

    Great article!

    I didn’t know that you could do such things with jQuery. Great

  • praca, July 28, 2010

    Great collection! I didnt know that jquery’s so powerfull:)

  • Nauman Akhtar, August 3, 2010

    Thanks for sharing such eye catching jquery animations .. :)

    I will definitely use few of these in my new projects.

  • Contract Hire Stockport, August 4, 2010

    i’d love to use more JQuery in my work. My current clients are business 2 business and want more corporate designs, but I’ll bookmark this for future clients for sure!.

  • Web Design Hippo, August 4, 2010

    Thanks for these tutorials. Seeing as jQuery is almost overtaking Flash, I think it’s time I start to learn it!

  • Thomas Hunter, September 5, 2010

    Here’s a cool one, complete with all of the required source code and photoshop files:

    http://www.renownedmedia.com/blog/android-nexus-neural-network-live-wallpaper-in-jquery/

  • meena, October 11, 2010

    I will definitely use few of these in my new projects.

  • sn3p, June 16, 2011

    I did some jQuery animations to avoid Flash.
    Check out the different slides in the header.
    http://www.trussystem.nl

  • jacob, August 23, 2011

    very nice cool jQuery effects.Thanks

  • Kişisel Web Günlüğüm, October 4, 2011

    i’d love to use more JQuery in my work. My current clients are business 2 business and want more corporate designs, but I’ll bookmark this for future clients for sure!.

  • Abigail Wekey, November 21, 2011

    Do you mind if I quote a couple of your articles as long as I provide credit and sources back to your website? My blog is in the exact same area of interest as yours and my users would certainly benefit from a lot of the information you present here. Please let me know if this ok with you. Thanks a lot!

  • Phuc Nguyen, April 5, 2012

    Very nice jquery effect! I’m finding the effect which change the part of image of larger image contain it, like the effect of the change contact lens. Do you know about it ? Thanks a lots.