With jQuery Calendar and Date Pickers it is quite simple to add cool calendar features to nearly any website.
Event calendars and date pickers are really useful for web applications and is a good way to communicate any kind of event relevant to the site or business publishing it. jQuery is also useful in many other areas and in particular jQuery carousel plugins can give a website a facelift.
For this article I have found several useful jquery Calendar and jquery datepicker plugins. They are popular among web designers, freelancers and bloggers and I hope you will find something useful too. Another very popular type of jQuery scripts are jQuery Slider Plugins.
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Tiva Events Calendar
Tiva Events Calendar is a jQuery plugin that will let you easily display your events in a calendar on your website. The plugin is very flexible and customizable. Choose between two layout options to impress your visitors. You can create events in json file or feed from your database via php file (Ajax).
DZS jQuery Mini Events Calendar
Need a way to present your events in calendar format on your website? This is the plugin for you. It is easy to install and comes with a sample setup with the plugin to show an example on how it can be configured. This plugin is responsive and fully compatible with iPhone, iPad and Android.
Jalendar 2 Calendar Pack
4 calendar types and you can customize colors for calendar background, day colors, week colors and year color.
Tiva Timetable is a responsive calendar and schedule jQuery script. It has a clean flat design and it is very easy to use. You will have lots of useful features and customization options. Your visitors will love this and you can use it for any kind of schedule or events calendar on your website. You can choose between 3 different layouts: monthly view, weekly view or list view. You can manage timetables in json file or feed from your database via php file with ajax technique.
A datepicker can easily be added as a popup to a text field or inline in a division or span with appropriate default settings. The popup shows when the field gains focus and is closed by clicking on the Close link or clicking anywhere else on the page. You can also remove the datepicker widget if it is no longer required.
jQuery UI Datepicker
The jQuery UI Datepicker is a highly configurable plugin that adds datepicker functionality to your pages. You can customize the date format and language, restrict the selectable date ranges and add in buttons and other navigation options easily. By default, the datepicker calendar opens in a small overlay onFocus and closes automatically onBlur or when a date is selected. For an inline calendar, simply attach the datepicker to a div or span. You can use keyboard shortcuts to drive the datepicker.
FullCalendar is a famous jQuery calendar plugin which offers features like drag-and-drop, integration with Google Calendar and able to fetch events through JSON. Designers can easily customize the look and feel of the calendar, while developers can utilize the exposed hooks for user-triggered events
This component is a light-weight jquery Calendar/date-picker. Some features are – support for internationalization, changing current date, supports mouse wheel scrolling and much more
TimelineXML is a flexible and smart script that will help you show your content on a timeline. It will adjust the time scale to fit your date and events. You can choose from 3 unique skins to fit your blog or magazine.
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