15 Easy to use slide panel jQuery plugins for web designers and developers to design their websites more in a user friendly manner.
Sliding panels are important in today’s world of company showcasing of your website contents. Slide panels helps you to toggle or hide your contents either by clicking or hover on a hook button.
Toggling the content using a ready to use plugin can be something very useful to many of us to make the slide panel more robust. Not just that, some of the plugins I found can slide your panel from top, bottom, left or top with just some lines of script. I’ve composed 15 cute slide panel plugins out of which 11 are free and others are premium(they are worth to try).
Free slide panel jQuery plugins
1) MB.jQuery Extruder Plugin – Slide down, up, left and right content
This is the best sliding content panel jQuery plugin I found and it is free. This plugin can be slide from top, down, left or right. The panels are cute and well styled with menus in them. Looks more like an app slide panel.
2) PageSlide jQuery Plugin – Slide the content on your sidebar
The PageSlide jQuery plugin can actually slide the contents on your sidebar. You don’t want your sidebar taking away the space, then this is the right plugin. This plugin can push or release the data area.
3) TabSlideOut jQuery Plugin
TabSlideOut jQuery plugin can help you add a sticker type contact, social or login panels on to your left or right, which slides out on a click and closes back with one more click.
4) jPanelMenu – A Panel jQuery Plugin
jPanelMenu is a sidebar panel menu which is really well crafted with scrollbar in them. This panel is more like a mobile version of a panel menu. You should definitely try this one out.
5) Collapsible jQuery Panel Plugin
This is a easy and reusable collapsible panel plugin, which collapses on a click to reveal the contents hidden. This plugin basically hides the div element.
6) jQuery SideBar Plugin
jQuery SideBar plugin is a display sidebar menu, which comes out on a click on the arrow as seen in the below pic. The menu in the panel pops up really cute.
7) jQuery Side Content jQuery Plugin
jQuery Side Content jQuery plugin can dock your contents to the side or the browser window. There are pull out handles to close or open the panels.
8) jqEasy – jQuery Slide Panel Plugin
This jQuery slide panel plugin lets you easily slide panels from left or right which contains the hidden content or AJAX contents. So, if you are in need of a panel which can load the AJAX way, this is one of them.
9) Sliding Panel jQuery Plugin
This is a simple Sliding panel similar to the previous plugin, but this pops out on hover of the mouse. There is a hide option in the panel to close the pane.
10) jQuery Collapsible Panel Plugin
This is a nice and smooth functioning collapsible panel plugin which functions extremely smooth by collapsing the content upon clicking.
11) persistentPanel jQuery Plugin
persistentPanel jQuery plugin is something simple yet interesting. This panel is little intelligent, they can remember whether they were open or closed.
Premium Slide Panel Plugins
The premium panel plugins have much more than what the free ones can do, so request you guys to go to the plugin documentation or info page to learn some cool stuffs about the below mentioned plugins before you make a purchase. My personal favorite from the below plugins is Sticklr.
1) MetroPanel jQuery Slide Panel Plugin
2) Sticklr jQuery Side Panel Plugin
3) OpenPanel Responsive jQuery Slide Panel Plugin
4) Toggle Panel jQuery Plugin
Hope you enjoyed this new inspiration on jQuery plugins. Hope to add more in the future. jQuery rocks!!