This is a fresh, hand-picker list of 10 best jQuery loading spinner and loading indicator plugins to indicate the current loading status while loading asynchronous content into the web app. I hope you like it.
Originally Published Jan 01 2018, updated Jan 01 2019
10 Best Loading Indicator jQuery Plugins:
Yet another jQuery plugin for creating sprite sheet based animated loading spinners that can be appended to any elements such as modals, buttons, containers, etc.
modal-loading is a jQuery plugin to create animated, highly customizable, modal-style loading indicators for ajax/async loading content.
showLoading.js is a small, customizable, cross-browser jQuery loading indicator plugin to indicate the AJAX loading status on any container element.
Wload.js is a really small, cross-browser jQuery loading indicator plugin which displays a loading screen with custom loading spinner and loading text on the screen.
avnSkeleton is a jQuery plugin used to create a customizable, CSS3 animated, Facebook inspired skeleton preview of your web content while waiting for async data.
Incipit is a jQuery plugin for creating attractive loading indicator with custom loading spinner, loading message, site logo and dynamic random quotes stored in a JSON file.
Toast.js is a super simple, CSS-less jQuery plugin to create animated loading indicators and Android-inspired success/error toast notifications on the webpage.
fa-loading is a jQuery plugin for creating customizable loading modal windows that use Font Awesome icons as loading spinners.
loadingBtn.js is a tiny jQuery for ladda buttons, which lets you add an inline loading status indicator to an action button of your choice (typically a submit button for ajax form submitting).