15 Cool JavaScript Based Plugins for WordPress

In this post you’ll find out about useful free WordPress Javascript plugins for your WordPress blogs. Javascript is ideal because it can create impressive animations and interactions while being simple to understand and easy to use.

These Javascript based plugins have gained considerable recognition in the retail sphere as it adds visual elegance to your website with pleasant impression on the eyes. So if your favorite plugin isn’t in this list, leave a comment. Make your case why I should have included it.

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1. Easing Slider “Lite”

Easing Slider “Lite” is an extremely easy to use slideshow plugin for WordPress. It is built to be lightweight and simple, with absolutely no bloat.

Easing Slider "Lite"
Easing Slider “Lite”

2. Ultimate TinyMCE

Offering more advanced features, additional formatting options, and an easier admin interface; Ultimate Tinymce PRO is the final solution for the ultimate WordPress visual editor.

Ultimate TinyMCE
Ultimate TinyMCE

3. Secure HTML5 Video Player

A video plugin for WordPress built on the VideoJS HTML5 video player library. Allows you to embed video in your post or page using HTML5 with Flash fallback support for non-HTML5 browsers.

Secure HTML5 Video Player
Secure HTML5 Video Player

4. WP Social Blogroll

WP Social Blogroll adds a social blogroll to your blog. It will follow and display all updates of the sites in your blogroll.

WP Social Blogroll
WP Social Blogroll

5. WP Code Highlight

WP Code Highlight provides clean syntax highlighting and it also provides a code button.

WP Code Highlight
WP Code Highlight

6. WP Deferred Javascripts

This plugin defer the loading of all javascripts added by the way of wp_enqueue_scripts, using LABJS. The result is a significant optimization of loading time.

WP Deferred Javascripts
WP Deferred Javascripts

7. Easy Timer

Easy Timer allows you to easily insert into posts, pages and widgets of your website an unlimited number of count down/up timers that refresh every second, and the time or date.

Easy Timer
Easy Timer

8. The Welcomizer

Quickly create animations for your WordPress blog using jQuery effects. Designed for webmasters, marketing consultants, web designers and bloggers.

The Welcomizer
The Welcomizer

9. JS & CSS Script Optimizer

Make your Website faster by packing and grouping JavaScript and CSS files. Also it provides an opportunity to add CSS & JS via admin panel.

JS & CSS Script Optimizer
JS & CSS Script Optimizer

10. jsDelivr

This plugin allows you to easily integrate and use the services of jsDelivr.com in your WordPress website.

jsDelivr
jsDelivr

11. W3 Total Cache

Easy Web Performance Optimization (WPO) using caching: browser, page, object, database, minify and content delivery network support.

W3 Total Cache
W3 Total Cache

12. Print-O-Matic

Print-O-Matic adds the ability to print any post, page or page element by using a simple [print-me] shortcode.

Print-O-Matic
Print-O-Matic

13. Simple Facebook Connect

Simple Facebook Connect is a framework and series of sub-systems that let you add any sort of Facebook functionality you like to a WordPress blog.

Simple Facebook Connect
Simple Facebook Connect

14. Custom JavaScript Editor

Your code is stored and revisioned with a custom post type, so you can always go back to a previous working state.

Custom JavaScript Editor
Custom JavaScript Editor

15. Javascript Chat for WordPress

wp_jschat is chat plugin for wordpress based on Javascript/Ajax that can be used in page with shorttags or as a shoutbox.

Javascript Chat for WordPress
Javascript Chat for WordPress

While compiling this list, it’s always a possibility that I missed some other great resources. Feel free to share it with us.