What's New (page 2 of 7)

September 10th, 2009

Ultimate Fade-in slide show v2.0 Credits: Dynamic Drive
It's been two years since Ultimate Fade In Slideshow has been updated, which means it's ripe for only one thing- a complete rewrite! The new version, based on the robust jQuery Library, is much more versatile and smooth, incorporating a lot of the features that were asked of the old version but were lacking. Everything from the ability to add descriptions to manual slideshows is now supported! "Ultimate" has just been redefined!

August 6th, 2009

PHP Photo Album script v2.0 Credits: Dynamic Drive
This is a PHP enhanced Photo Album script that automates the retrieval of all images within a specific directory to show, with pagination links generated to cycle through each page. The images can be sorted by file name or date. A built in Lightbox loads a larger version of each image when it's clicked on.

July 13th, 2009

jQuery Image Magnify Credits: Dynamic Drive
It's time to let you users take a closer look at images on your page! jQuery Image Magnify enables any image on the page to be magnified by a desired factor when clicked on, via a sleek zoom in/out effect. The enlarged image is centered on the user's screen until dismissed.

June 29th, 2009

jQuery Image Warp Credits: Dynamic Drive
jQuery ImageWarp adds an interesting "warp" effect to select images on your page so clicking on them causes the image to expand temporarily before reverting back to the image's original dimensions. It's most useful applied to hyperlinked images to create a delayed effect before the user is taken to the actual link.

Drill Down Menu Credits: Dynamic Drive
Adding a whole new twist to the conventional drop down menu idea, this script turns an ordinary UL list into a drill down style menu. The top level UL dictates the height of the menu, with the sub levels tucked away until navigated to. You can customize which level should be shown by default, whether to remember the last shown level when the page reloads, plus the speed of the "drilling" animation. Optional breadcrumb trails can be shown as well. Drill away!

May 12th, 2009

Stay on Top content script Credits: Dynamic Drive
"Emphasize" and make particular content on your page stand out by keeping them always visible on the visitor's browser screen, using this script. It uses CSS's "fixed" positioning to accomplish this, and lets you manage their display frequency (using cookies) to make the whole affair sensible and user friendly.

Site Logo/ Watermark Script Credits: Dynamic Drive
This is a site logo/watermark script that lets you display a static image at any of the four corners of the browser, never going out of sight. It's useful for branding purposes, or to offer visitors an easy way to jump back to your site's homepage from anywhere on the page. The logo can be set to disappear after x seconds.

April 13th, 2009

Scrolling HTML Bookmarks Credits: Dynamic Drive
This script brings smoothness to the behaviour of same page HTML bookmarks on the page, so clicking on them gently scrolls the user to the designated HTML anchor, instead of abruptly. Furthermore, you can use this script to scroll to any element on the page with a unique ID attribute defined.

jQuery Scroll to Top Control Credits: Dynamic Drive
If your pages are long winded, it's a good idea to provide viewers with an easy way to quickly/ automatically scroll back to the top of the page. That's where this script comes in. It displays a stationary control at the lower right corner of the window that when clicked on gently scrolls the page back up to the top. And instead of always being visible on the user's screen, the script lets you specify how far down the page the user is at (in pixels) before revealing the control.

March 18th, 2009

Text and Image Crawler Credits: John Scheuer
Text and Image Crawler is a highly configurable, continuous scrolling marquee that scrolls automatically or can be manually controlled by the mouse cursor. The Crawler can go left or right, contain text, images or both. It is a continuous marquee in that there exists no blank gaps in between passes.

February 25th, 2009

Form field Limiter v2.0 Credits: Dynamic Drive
Want to limit the amount of text a user can enter in particular INPUT type="text" or TEXTAREA elements? Well, this script enables not only that, but displays in real time the number of characters remaining. A callback function enables you to define your own actions when the field limit has been reached, such as apply a red border around the field in question.

January 29th, 2009

Anylink JS Drop Down Menu v2.0 Credits: Dynamic Drive
Completing the upgrade process, AnyLink JS Menu is now v2.0 as well, which shares all the same features as AnyLink CSS Menu v2.0, except the menu contents are defined inside an external .js file for easy editing across multiple pages.

Anylink CSS Menu v2.0 Credits: Dynamic Drive
Back with a vengeance in this complete overhaul, AnyLink CSS Menu v2.0 is a flexible menu script that lets you add a drop down menu to any link on your page. The new menu supports shadows, a fade-in effect, ability to reveal the menus onMouseover or onClick, and even drop to the right of the anchor link instead of the default downwards.

All Levels Menu Generator Credits: Dynamic Drive
The first script of 2009, and it turns out to not be a script at all, but one that generates a script! This is an online wizard for quickly creating themed versions of All Levels Menu with a handful of attractive horizontal menu designs.

December 16th, 2008

Expando Image Script Credits: John Scheuer
Expando is a simple script for folks who want to have an image expand onMouseover (to its actual size). This lets you display large images at a reduced size initially (aka thumbnail size), and have them dynamically expand when the mouse rolls over them.

Simple Controls Gallery Credits: Dynamic Drive
Want to display images as an automatic slideshow that can also be explicitly played or paused by the user? Simple Controls Gallery rotates and displays an image by fading it into view over the previous one, with navigation controls that pop up when the mouse rolls over the Gallery.

November 12th, 2008

Smooth Navigational Menu Credits: Dynamic Drive
Smooth Navigation Menu is a multi level, CSS list based menu powered using jQuery that makes website navigation a smooth affair. The menu's contents can either be from direct markup on the page, or an external file and fetched via Ajax instead. A configurable, sleek "slide plus fade in" transition is applied during the unveiling of the sub menus.

October 21st, 2008

DD Drop Down Panel Credits: Dynamic Drive
DD Drop Down Panel lets you tuck away ordinary HTML content on the page and revealed on demand when the user clicks on the protruding tab. The rest of the page's content is pushed down when the hidden content is exposed. It comes with a handful of helpful features, such as the use of an arrow image to reflect the current panel state and panel state persistence.

September 19th, 2008

jQuery TreeView Menu (v1.4) Credits: Jörn Zaefferer
jQuery TreeView Menu brings together all the most practical features requested in a Tree Menu into one awesome menu script. The markup for the menu is simply a HTML list before the script transforms it into a fully functional TreeView Menu resembling the style of Window's File Explorer, among the many themes. Supports persistence, and optional asynchronous populating of the tree's contents via Ajax and JSON data returned from the server.

August 4th, 2008

Mouseover Tabs Menu Credits: Dynamic Drive
This is a mouseover tabs menu. Move the mouse over designated links, and additional "sub links" appear beneath it. Think of it as an inline two level menu. The sub menu contents are defined inside an external file and fetched via Ajax when the page loads. Note that this script replaces the legacy menu Tabs Menu (mouseover).

July 7th, 2008

All Levels Navigational Menu Credits: Dynamic Drive
The era of multi level, nested drop down menus is upon us! All Levels Navigational Menu is a CSS/ HTML list based menu with support for infinite levels of sub menus. It's lightweight and easy to implement (the menu contents are simply regular HTML lists), with all of the menu links search engine friendly. This script simultaneously kills off two old and obsolete menu scripts on DD- Top Menu I and Top Menu II. Who's next to fall victim? Stay tuned to see.

May 25th, 2008

Animated Collapsible DIV v2.0 Credits: Dynamic Drive
Animated Collapsible DIV isn't its former self, and that's a good thing. Based on various feedback we've received on the forums, v2.0 of this script is born, which is infinitely more versatile than its predecessor. Most notably, the ability to "group" multiple collapsible content instances to act as a single unit has been added, so opening one automatically closes the others within the group.

May 9th, 2008

Color Picker Widget (YUI Based) Credits: Dynamic Drive
Color Picker Widget iis an advanced Color Picker script that can be easily integrated into any form field(s). Based on YUI's Color Picker control, it supports the ability to display the Color Picker either inline on the page, or as a floating widget, activated by clicking on a "control".

Featured Content Slider v2.0 Credits: Dynamic Drive
Sometimes the only way to incorporate all the suggestions on an existing script is to rewrite it. With that said here's version 2.0 of Featured Content Slider, a rewrite of v1.0 that's much more versatile in every way.

March 19th, 2008

Step Carousel Viewer Credits: Dynamic Drive
Step Carousel Viewer displays images or even rich HTML by side scrolling them left or right. Users can step to any specific content on demand, or browse the gallery sequentially by stepping through x number of contents each time. A smooth sliding animation is used to transition between steps. The contents can be defined either inline on the page, or on an external file and fetched via Ajax.

Facebox Image and Content viewer v1.1 Credits: Chris Wanstrath
Facebox is a lightweight Facebook-style lightbox which can display images, divs, or entire remote pages (via Ajax) inline on the page and on demand. It uses the compact jQuery library as its engine.

January 24th, 2008

Accordion Menu script Credits: Dynamic Drive
Anticipating that one of the more popular uses of Accordion Content script will be to create a expanding menu using it, we want to be one step ahead! This script uses Accordion Content script as is to basically create an Accordion Menu script. Two different styles are shown.

Accordion Content script Credits: Dynamic Drive
Well you asked for it, so here it is. Accordion Content script, like its "Switch Content I" and Switch Content II siblings, lets you group arbitrary contents on the page together and reveal them on demand when the user clicks on their associated headers. However, it does this using a smooth, "accordion style" animation. There are lots of configurable options to play with.

Dec 22nd, 2007

Featured Content Glider Credits: Dynamic Drive
The last script before Christmas, handed out a little early! Featured Content Glider turns ordinary pieces of HTML content on your page into an interactive, "glide in" slideshow. Users select the content they want to view, or have the script automatically rotate through them. The pagination links are also defined using plain HTML, allowing you to style, arrange, and remove them anyway you like. This script uses the jQuery library.

Nov 22nd, 2007

Drop Down/ Overlapping Content script Credits: Dynamic Drive
This newly renovated script lets you display content in tight areas on your page, by dropping it down into view when the mouse rolls over the anchor element. The content temporarily overlaps anything beneath it. It's extremely handy for displaying search boxes, additional links etc in a tight area, such as the sidebar column of a page.

Gradual Element Fader Credits: Dynamic Drive
This is a generic fader script that can be applied to element(s) on the page to make them gradually fade into view when the mouse rolls over them, and fade out when out. Just give the desired elements on the page a "class=gradualfader" to kick start the effect.

October 21st, 2007

Ajax Tabs Content script (v2.0) Credits: Dynamic Drive
Say hello to Ajax Tabs Content v2.0, the most comprehensive script of its kind for displaying external content on your page inline and organized using tabs! A fully unobtrusive, CSS and HTML based script, it supports persistence of the active tab (ie: when page is reloaded), a "IFRAME" mode, a "slideshow" mode, ability to expand/contract arbitrary DIVs on the page at the same time, nested tabs, and much more.

Tab Content script (v 2.0) Credits: Dynamic Drive
Version 2.0 of the popular Tab Content script has arrived, and it hasn't come empty handed.  A complete rewrite of the original script, Tab Content script v2.0 lets you organize regular DIV contents on the page into a tab interface, with the desired content appearing when a tab is clicked on. it supports practical features such as default tab selected, persistence of the active tab (ie: when page is reloaded), a "slideshow" mode, ability to expand/contract arbitrary DIVs on the page at the same time, easy customization of the CSS tabs to your own, and more.

September 15th, 2007

Ajax Pagination script Credits: Dynamic Drive
This script lets you include content from multiple pages and display them on demand, using Ajax. Pagination links are automatically created, with each page downloaded only when requested.

August 17th, 2007

Splash Page Script Credits: Dynamic Drive
A splash page is an interlude page that is shown temporarily before the intended target page, usually for the purpose of airing an important announcement or catchy advertisement. This script lets you quickly add a Splash Page to proceed any page on your site, just by calling an external JavaScript at the top of the target page. The splash page is dynamically rendered using a IFRAME tag and frequency controlled using cookies. Very cool!

gAjax RSS Feeds Displayer Credits: Dynamic Drive
This script takes advantage of Google's Ajax Feed API to let you easily display RSS feeds on your site without hosting anything on your own servers. Display results from multiple feeds intermixed, sort them in a variety of ways, specify which components of each RSS entry to display, and more. Two additional RSS scripts based on the gAjax RSS Feeds engine:

June 19th, 2007

Animated Collapsible DIV Credits: Dynamic Drive
This script collapses any DIV on the page and lets users manually toggle its appearance via a smooth "Web 2.0 style" animation. Works with both DIVs that have an explicit CSS height attribute defined, and without.

May 16th, 2007

Drop Down Tabs (5 styles) Credits: Dynamic Drive
Drop Down Tabs is a horizontal CSS tabs menu that supports a second level drop down menu for each of its tabs. Like its cousin DD Tab Menu below, it comes with 5 attractive menu designs built in to make your life a little bit easier.

DD Tab Menu (5 styles) Credits: Dynamic Drive
A complete rewrite, the new DD Tab Menu is a standards compliant, 2 level tab menu. Move your mouse over a tab, and a 2nd level content appears beneath it. It comes with 5 sleek tab menu designs to choose from by default, is search engine friendly, and supports the ability to auto select the tab that corresponds to the current page. Cool!

April 18th, 2007

FrogJS Image Gallery Credits: Eric Puidokas
FrogJS is sequential image gallery script that supports an optional description and link for each image. You view the images in sequence, by clicking on the previous and next images' thumbnail. Each image is simply defined as regular HTML contained within a special DIV tag on the page, making it extremely easy to set up, including its corresponding description and link.

Switch Content Script II Credits: Dynamic Drive
Switch Content Script II adds contact/expand functionality to any content using icons such as an image as the toggling interface. Apply it to content on your page you wish to give the viewer the option to hide. Cookies are used to remember and recall each content's last state. Rewritten to be based on the powerful Switch Content I script.

March 19th, 2007

Dynamic countup script Credits: Dynamic Drive
Display how much time has passed since an expired date with this rare script. It's sensitive to the second (ie "April 9, 2005 13:30:00"), and thanks to a custom "oncountup" event handler, you can control exactly the action to take each second as the script is counting up, most commonly, display the results inside a DIV.

March 4th, 2007

ColorJack DHTML color picker  Credits: Ulyses
ColorJack DHTML color picker is a cross browser, sleek color picker that's compact to boot. Licensed under Creative Commons, use it on your sites or web apps.

February 27th, 2007

DHTML Modal window  Credits: Dynamic Drive
This addon script to DHTML Window widget below extends the widget with modal windows support. A modal window differs from a regular DHTML window in that a "veil" appears over the rest of the page whenever the modal window is open, requiring the user to explicitly close it before the veil is lifted and the user can interact with the page again.

DHTML Window widget  Credits: Dynamic Drive
This is a robust DHTML Window widget that replicates the look and functionality of a  traditional pop-up window, minus the intrusiveness. Drag or resize the window widget on the page, minimize or close it, load a new page into it, or spawn whole new windows just as you would with popups. It's a modern, Web 2.0 alternative to pop-up windows!

January 22nd, 2007

Image Thumbnail viewer  Credits: Dynamic Drive
Image Thumbnail Viewer is a compact, unobtrusive image viewer that can be applied to any link on the page to load the desired image inside a sleek interface based on the link's "href" value. This script will center the enlarged image on the page and optionally display a text description of the image.

Swiss Army Image slideshow Credits: John Scheuer
Swiss Army Image slideshow is an incredibly versatile image slideshow script. It supports a myriad of features, from manual image cycling, fade effect between images, to accompanying text description beneath each slide, linking, and more. It's a swiss army alright!

January 5th, 2007

Switch Content Script Credits: Dynamic Drive
The first script of 2007 turns out to be a rewrite of an old favorite! Switch Content script allows you to make arbitrary content on your webpage contract/expand on demand. The user clicks on designated headers to reveal additional content. Supports multiple "groups" of switch contents on the same page, each with their own independent settings.

Disable Text Selection script Credits: Dynamic Drive
This is a simple script that lets you disable text selection (the ability to drag and select text) within any element on your page, such as a certain paragraph.

December 11th, 2006

Virtual Pagination script Credits: Dynamic Drive
Does your page contain lengthy chunks of text, a series of images, or long forms that dissuade people from reading them top to bottom? This script lets you transform long content on your page into a series of virtual pages, browseable via pagination links. The broken up content pieces are separated simply via arbitrary DIVs (or another block level element of your choice) with a shared class name. Script replaces Multi-part content script.

RSS Display Boxes Credits: Dynamic Drive
Tme to get your RSS on! Using Ajax, this script makes it easy to display RSS feeds from other sites inside DIV containers, by communicating with a versatile PHP RSS parser called Simplepie. Each RSS box can be independently tailored, from the RSS feed to fetch, how many items to show (and whether to paginate them), to what portions of each entry (just the "title", or "title" plus "description" etc) to display.

November 21st, 2006

Interstitial Content Box Credits: Dynamic Drive
An interstitial is a container that appears over an entire webpage intermittingly to display content in an eye catching way. This is a Interstitial Box script that uses Ajax to fetch and display the contents of external pages on your server as an interstitial.

Omni Slide Menu Credits: John Scheuer
Omni Slide Menu is an super versatile slideout menu that reacts to the mouse hovering over and out of it. It can be positioned to the left, top, or right edge of the browser window, supports static positioning, plus multiple instances of the same menu on a page and more. Very cool.

October 30th, 2006

Custom Cursor Script II (Crosshair mouse cursor) Credits: Webtoolkit.info
This script adds a custom cursor to your webpage using an interchangeable image. The result is a custom mouse cursor that can be modified in anyway your graphic skills take you. Elegant and non intrusive effect!

Drop Down Tab Menu Credits: Dynamic Drive
This is a lean CSS tab menu that supports a 2nd level drop down menu for any of its tabs. It supports subtle yet helpful features such as the ability to set a default selected tab, hide any element on the page (ie: a form field) when the menu drops down etc.

September 27th, 2006

Featured Content Slider Credits: Dynamic Drive
Featured Content Slider makes a slideshow out of arbitrary content on your page, so users can manually select a content to see or have them rotated automatically. Pagination links let the user quickly pick a content to show. Each content is simply normal HTML wrapped in DIV tags for effortless integration.

September 20th, 2006

Blm Multi-level Effect menu Credits: Brady Mulhollem
Blm Mult-level effect menu is a JavaScript/ CSS hybrid dropdown menu based on ordinary HTML lists. As its name suggests, it allows for infinite levels of sub menus. The menu supports many different visual options, all specified simply by inserting keywords inside the menu's "class" attribute.

September 10th, 2006

Rich HTML Balloon Tooltip Credits: Dynamic Drive
This is a balloon style tooltip (tooltip with an arrow image) that can be applied to any link(s) on the page. The tooltips themselves are merely hidden DIVs on the page, making it very easy to add arbitrary/ rich HTML inside of them.

Random Content Order script Credits: Dynamic Drive
Randomize the display order of arbitrary content on your page with this script! As a result, the order in which the participating contents is displayed on the page changes randomly each time the page loads.

August 17th, 2006

Cross browser snake Credits: Brady Mulhollem
This is a simple cross browser snake game you can add to your site. Select a speed then use your arrow keys to attempt to  eat the apple (red block), but watch out for the walls. At any time you can pause the game by pressing the space bar.

Form Dependency Manager Credits: Twey
This is a form dependency script for shuttling the display of fields within a complex form, where the visibility of a form field should depend on the value and/or state of another.

July 20th, 2006

Simple Tree Menu Credits: Dynamic Drive
This is a unobtrusive Tree Menu script that turns any ordinary list (UL element) into a collapsible tree! Once transformed, the original list and its sublists can be collapsed/expanded at will, with cookies used to optionally persist its state.

July 17th, 2006

Slashdot Menu Credits: DimX
This is a stylish collapsible menu modelled after the navigational menu found on Slashdot. Session-only cookies are used to remember the menu state (whether it's expanded or not).

June 29th, 2006

Tab Content script Credits: Dynamic Drive
Inspired by the tab contents on News.com's frontpage, this is a CSS/HTML based Tab Content script that lets you organize regular DIV contents on the page into a tab interface, in which clicking on a tab reveals the associated DIV content. It supports much requested features such as default tab selected, persistence of the active tab (ie: when page is reloaded), and multiple Tab Contents on the same page.

AnyLink CSS Vertical Menu Credits: Dynamic Drive
By popular request, this is a vertical (drop to the right) version of Anylink CSS Menu that can be used on arbitrary links or vertical menus to instantly add a drop down menu to them. Each drop down menu is implemented as plain HTML on the page, making the menu contents search engine friendly and easy to define.

June 1st, 2006

CMotion Image Gallery script II Credits: jscheuer1
This is a vertical, up down scrolling version of the original CMotion Image Gallery script. A versatile image gallery script that uses the user's mouse to control it, thanks to jscheuer1 for bringing us this alternate version.

Ajax Tabs content Credits: Dynamic Drive
This tab content script uses Ajax to let you display a selection of external content on your page inside a DIV and via CSS tabs! We got our inspiration for this script from Yahoo's spanking new homepage (beta).

April 24th, 2006

Dynamic countdown script Credits: Dynamic Drive
This is a live count down script that can be set to count down to any future date/time, such as Christmas, your dad's birthday etc. Customize all aspects of the count down, such as what text to display, even the action to perform at the end of the count down. Note that the date/time is derived from the visitor's computer, so it's relative to each visitor's time.

Universal countdown script Credits: Dynamic Drive
Yes we heard your requests :) This is a "universal" count down script that lets you count down to absolute events whereby the target date/time needs to be specific to a certain time zone, such as the launch date of a web site, the date/time of the next Solar Eclipse etc. It accomplishes this by using your server's time to calculate the local time of the desired location on earth before performing the count down.

April 6th, 2006

Lightbox Image viewer v2.0 Credits: Lokesh Dhakar
Lightbox JS 2.0 expands upon the original Lightbox Image Viewer with a few new features, most notably, the ability to group similar images together, so cycling between these images become a breeze.

March 29th, 2006

openWYSIWYG 1.01b Credits: Openwebware
openWYSIWYG is highly robust and attractive WYSIWYG editor that replaces the plain <textarea>s in your forms. Cross browser friendly and open source, so you can freely include it in your commercial apps.

Google Search Terms highlighter Credits: Cal Henderson
This script highlights any terms on your page used by a visitor coming from Google to locate it, similar to a popular feature found in Google Toolbar. It's a great way to retain search engine visitors, by helping these folks quickly focus in on the relevant areas on your page pertaining to his/her search query.

March 20th, 2006

Pausing RSS Scroller Credits: Dynamic Drive
Pausing RSS scroller is an innovative scroller that combines PHP and external JavaScript to let you show any RSS feed on your site- and beyond! By bypassing Ajax in favour of dynamically loaded JavaScript, the scroller can be included on any site, enabling you to syndicate your feed for other sites to display, just by allowing webmasters to cut and paste the frontend portion of this script.

Ajax XML ticker (txt file) Credits: Dynamic Drive
This is an Ajax enhanced ticker script that lets you use a text file as the contents of the ticker to show! Easily define your messages, which support rich HTML, all inside this external text file. Now there's no more excuse to not update the contents of your ticker more often!