Creating 3D Leaves Falling Effect with jQuery and CSS3

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Creating 3D Leaves Falling Effect with jQuery and CSS3

An amazing jQuery plugin which makes use of CSS3 transforms to create falling leaves with 3D flipping and rotation effects on your web page. Ideal for Winter/Fall themed websites.

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How to use it:

1. Include jQuery library and jQuery 3D Falling Leaves plugin on the page.

<script src=""></script>
<script src="3d-falling-leaves.js" type="text/javascript"></script>

2. Include jQuery rotate3Di for isometric 3D flip or 3D rotation of any HTML content.

<script src="rotate3Di.js" type="text/javascript"></script>

3. The required CSS styles for the falling leaves.

.october-leaf {
position: absolute;
background-color: transparent;
background-image: url('leaves.png');
-webkit-transform: translateZ(0);
-moz-transform: translateZ(0);
transform: translateZ(0);

4. Call the plugin with options.

leafStyles: 3,      // Number of leaf styles in the sprite (leaves.png)
speedC: 2,  // Speed of leaves
rotation: 1,// Define rotation of leaves
rotationTrue: 1,    // Whether leaves rotate (1) or not (0)
numberOfLeaves: 15, // Number of leaves
size: 40,   // General size of leaves, final size is calculated randomly (with this number as general parameter)
cycleSpeed: 30      // Animation speed (Inverse frames per second) (10-100)

5. The plugin also provides 2 methods to control the effect.

<a href="javascript:;" onclick="$(document).octoberLeaves('start')">Start</a>
<a href="javascript:;" onclick="$(document).octoberLeaves('stop')">Stop</a>

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