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Lettering.js by Dave
Rupert (and some other folks) can split a container into spans that
contain each letter, like this:
S o m e T i t l e
It's hard to visualise what kind of effects might be possible with this
plugin, but the heading in the blog post is a great example (pictured
Word wrap can also be used. The author makes an interesting point about
performance in the blog post:
Unfortunately, we found the best solution to avoid/minimize the FOUT caused by this plugin is to put your scripts (jQuery, Lettering.js) in the document. On the one hand, your page will load slower. On the other hand, a flash/restyling makes your site feel slow. Users might ultimately feel the site is faster if they don’t see the FOUT.
This plugin is available on GitHub: davatron5000 /
Lettering.js. There's no
licensing information yet.
I've covered quite a few of these plugins now, but this one is shaping
up to be a smart little project.
jSlider (GPL/MIT) by Fredrik Forsmo is an extensible image slider. Just run
\$.jSlider('#container') and you're done.
The project is on GitHub at Frozzare /
Catch My Fame
The Catch My
Fame site also
has a lot of jQuery gallery plugins. Panel
in particular has a lot of effects and is interesting because it doesn't
require images to be sliced or edited, it'll shove images into