Fancybox is one of the most popular plugin used for creating modal windows and now the version 2 has even more options.
You can display everything you can imagine in Fancybox pop-ups, from regular text and creating photo images to videos, contact forms, iframes and Ajax calls. It loads fast and it never let me down.

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Flexslider is my favorite jQuery slideshow plugin and currently is probably the best around. The great part is that is responsive so you can easily use it in a fluid website, loads fast and it is very flexible in what it can achieve. I used before Nivo Slider however I found some limitations and I had to hack it to achieve some easy tasks such as using HTML captions in a WordPress loop, issues that I haven’t found in Flexlider architecture.
Flexslider also supports videos which a super cool feature and can be used as a carousel. You should start using it right now in your projects!

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ScrollTo + LocalScroll

ScrollTo and its extension LocalScroll will allow adding scrolling effects to your website and is the perfect combination for creating one page websites with a smooth scrolling.

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Tipsy is a simple and easy to install jQuery plugin that changes the tooltip design and gives you more tooltip customization options. It is a great touch you can add for a great looking professional website.

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