Plugins are software scripts that add functionality to WordPress.
Some common jQuery effects include drag and drop elements, slideshows, animation etc.
5 Amazing jQuery Plugins for WordPress
1. Snazzy Archives
No more dull archive pages. Snazzy Archives scripted in jQuery allows selection of different layouts and special effects to display your post archives in a unique way.
The plugin can pull out comments, pictures, and YouTube videos from your posts and display them with special effects.
2. WP Image Fit
With the WP Image Fit plugin, you no longer have to rely on HTML or CSS to set images to proportion. This plugin uses jQuery to automatically resize images to fit the column width.
3. jQuery Comment Preview
This plugin uses a simple HTML editor to enable live preview of comments without the need for page rebooting, thus saving time.
The comment preview can be customized with CSS to display as much or as little information as you want.
4. My Page Order
My Page Order Plugin uses jQuery to set the order of the pages by simply dragging and dropping them in place. And if you have tried, you know how clumsy the default process for setting page orders can be, especially if there are many pages.
5. GD Star Rating Plugin
It is a good way to engage your readers and connect with them. The plugin has customizable options for displaying the ratings.