Pinterest-Like Dynamic & Responsive Grid Layout Plugin - BlocksIt

Pinterest-Like Dynamic & Responsive Grid Layout Plugin - BlocksIt
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Yet another Pinterest-Like Dynamic Grid Layout Plugin. BlocksIt manages to convert HTML elements into block areas and position them in well-arranged grid layout like pinterest. It is resonsive and compatible with all major Browsers. BlocksIt.js is licensed under the GNU General Public License version 2 or later. 

How to use it:

1. Include jQuery Library and BlocksIt.js

<script src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.7.1/jquery.min.js"></script>
<!--[if lt IE 9]>
<script src="//html5shiv.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/html5.js"></script>
<![endif]-->
<script src="../blocksit.min.js"></script>

2. CSS

/* wrapper css */
#wrapper{
	margin-top:70px;
	width:100%;
}
#wrapper hgroup{
	text-align:center;
}
#wrapper h2{
	margin:5px 0;
	color:#FF6D99;
	text-shadow:1px 1px 2px #A50031;
	font-size:33px;
	font-family:Arial Narrow, Arial, sans-serif;
}
#wrapper h3{
	font-style:italic;
	font-weight:normal;
	font-size:18px;
	text-shadow:1px 1px 0 #fff;
	color:#888;
	margin:5px 0;
}

#container{
	position:relative;
	width:1100px;
	margin:0 auto 25px;
	padding-bottom: 10px;
	
}
.grid{
	width:188px;
	min-height:100px;
	padding: 15px;
	background:#fff;
	margin:8px;
	font-size:12px;
	float:left;
	box-shadow: 0 1px 3px rgba(34,25,25,0.4);
	-moz-box-shadow: 0 1px 3px rgba(34,25,25,0.4);
	-webkit-box-shadow: 0 1px 3px rgba(34,25,25,0.4);
	
	-webkit-transition: top 1s ease, left 1s ease;
	-moz-transition: top 1s ease, left 1s ease;
	-o-transition: top 1s ease, left 1s ease;
	-ms-transition: top 1s ease, left 1s ease;
}

.grid strong {
	border-bottom:1px solid #ccc;
	margin:10px 0;
	display:block;
	padding:0 0 5px;
	font-size:17px;
}
.grid .meta{
	text-align:right;
	color:#777;
	font-style:italic;
}
.grid .imgholder img{
	max-width:100%;
	background:#ccc;
	display:block;
}

@media screen and (max-width : 1240px) {
	body{
		overflow:auto;
	}
}
@media screen and (max-width : 900px) {
	#backlinks{
		float:none;
		clear:both;
	}
	#backlinks a{
		display:inline-block;
		padding-right:20px;
	}
	#wrapper{
		margin-top:90px;
	}
}

3. Call the plugin afrer jQuery

<script>
$(document).ready(function() {
	//vendor script
	$('#header')
	.css({ 'top':-50 })
	.delay(1000)
	.animate({'top': 0}, 800);
	
	$('#footer')
	.css({ 'bottom':-15 })
	.delay(1000)
	.animate({'bottom': 0}, 800);
	
	//blocksit define
	$(window).load( function() {
		$('#container').BlocksIt({
			numOfCol: 5,
			offsetX: 8,
			offsetY: 8
		});
	});
	
	//window resize
	var currentWidth = 1100;
	$(window).resize(function() {
		var winWidth = $(window).width();
		var conWidth;
		if(winWidth < 660) {
			conWidth = 440;
			col = 2
		} else if(winWidth < 880) {
			conWidth = 660;
			col = 3
		} else if(winWidth < 1100) {
			conWidth = 880;
			col = 4;
		} else {
			conWidth = 1100;
			col = 5;
		}
		
		if(conWidth != currentWidth) {
			currentWidth = conWidth;
			$('#container').width(conWidth);
			$('#container').BlocksIt({
				numOfCol: col,
				offsetX: 8,
				offsetY: 8
			});
		}
	});
});
</script>

4. Markup

<section id="wrapper">
<hgroup>
<h2>BlocksIt.js Demonstration 2</h2>
<h3>Pinterest Dynamic Grid Layout with CSS3 Transitions (RESIZE)</h3>
</hgroup>
<div id="container">
<div class="grid">
<div class="imgholder"> <img src="http://www.inwebson.com/demo/blocksit-js/demo2/images/img27.jpg" /> </div>
<strong>Sunset Lake</strong>
<p>A peaceful sunset view...</p>
<div class="meta">by j osborn</div>
</div>
<div class="grid">
<div class="imgholder"> <img src="http://www.inwebson.com/demo/blocksit-js/demo2/images/img26.jpg" /> </div>
<strong>Bridge to Heaven</strong>
<p>Where is the bridge lead to?</p>
<div class="meta">by SigitEko</div>
</div>
<div class="grid">
<div class="imgholder"> <img src="http://www.inwebson.com/demo/blocksit-js/demo2/images/img15.jpg" /> </div>
<strong>Autumn</strong>
<p>The fall of the tree...</p>
<div class="meta">by Lars van de Goor</div>
</div>
<div class="grid">
<div class="imgholder"> <img src="http://www.inwebson.com/demo/blocksit-js/demo2/images/img23.jpg" /> </div>
<strong>Winter Whisper</strong>
<p>Winter feel...</p>
<div class="meta">by Andrea Andrade</div>
</div>
<div class="grid">
<div class="imgholder"> <img src="http://www.inwebson.com/demo/blocksit-js/demo2/images/img17.jpg" /> </div>
<strong>Light</strong>
<p>The only shinning light...</p>
<div class="meta">by Lars van de Goor</div>
</div>
<div class="grid">
<div class="imgholder"> <img src="http://www.inwebson.com/demo/blocksit-js/demo2/images/img22.jpg" /> </div>
<strong>Rooster's Ranch</strong>
<p>Rooster's ranch landscape...</p>
<div class="meta">by Andrea Andrade</div>
</div>
<div class="grid">
<div class="imgholder"> <img src="http://www.inwebson.com/demo/blocksit-js/demo2/images/img16.jpg" /> </div>
<strong>Autumn Light</strong>
<p>Sun shinning into forest...</p>
<div class="meta">by Lars van de Goor</div>
</div>
<div class="grid">
<div class="imgholder"> <img src="http://www.inwebson.com/demo/blocksit-js/demo2/images/img21.jpg" /> </div>
<strong>Yellow cloudy</strong>
<p>It is yellow cloudy...</p>
<div class="meta">by Zsolt Zsigmond</div>
</div>
<div class="grid">
<div class="imgholder"> <img src="http://www.inwebson.com/demo/blocksit-js/demo2/images/img28.jpg" /> </div>
<strong>Herringfleet Mill</strong>
<p>Just a herringfleet mill...</p>
<div class="meta">by Ian Flindt</div>
</div>
<div class="grid">
<div class="imgholder"> <img src="http://www.inwebson.com/demo/blocksit-js/demo2/images/img2.jpg" /> </div>
<strong>Battle Field</strong>
<p>Battle Field for you...</p>
<div class="meta">by Andrea Andrade</div>
</div>
<div class="grid">
<div class="imgholder"> <img src="http://www.inwebson.com/demo/blocksit-js/demo2/images/img24.jpg" /> </div>
<strong>Sundays Sunset</strong>
<p>Beach view sunset...</p>
<div class="meta">by Robert Strachan</div>
</div>
<div class="grid">
<div class="imgholder"> <img src="http://www.inwebson.com/demo/blocksit-js/demo2/images/img19.jpg" /> </div>
<strong>Sun Flower</strong>
<p>Good Morning Sun flower...</p>
<div class="meta">by Zsolt Zsigmond</div>
</div>
<div class="grid">
<div class="imgholder"> <img src="http://www.inwebson.com/demo/blocksit-js/demo2/images/img5.jpg" /> </div>
<strong>Beach</strong>
<p>Something on beach...</p>
<div class="meta">by unknown</div>
</div>
<div class="grid">
<div class="imgholder"> <img src="http://www.inwebson.com/demo/blocksit-js/demo2/images/img25.jpg" /> </div>
<strong>Flowers</strong>
<p>Hello flowers...</p>
<div class="meta">by R A Stanley</div>
</div>
<div class="grid">
<div class="imgholder"> <img src="http://www.inwebson.com/demo/blocksit-js/demo2/images/img20.jpg" /> </div>
<strong>Alone</strong>
<p>Lonely plant...</p>
<div class="meta">by Zsolt Zsigmond</div>
</div>
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</section>

This awesome jQuery plugin is developed by humancopy. For more Advanced Usages, please check the demo page or visit the official website.