10 Best Modal Components In JavaScript & Pure CSS (2021 Update)

by jQueryScript,

The modal component allows you to overlay any web content (such as images, videos, text, ajax contents) on top of the webpage.

In this post you will find the 10 best and full free Modal components implemented in jQuery, Native JavaScript, and/or Pure CSS/CSS3. I hope you like it.

Originally Published Nov 20 2017, updated Feb 17 2021

Table of contents:

jQuery Modal Plugins:

Super Simple Modal Popups with jQuery and CSS3 Transitions

A jQuery/HTML5/CSS3 based modal script to create simple, responsive, animated, and reuseable modal popups on your website/application.

Super Simple Modal Popups with jQuery and CSS3 Transitions

[Demo] [Download]


Blur The Background When Opening A Modal Window

A minimal fast jQuery based modal window that uses CSS filters to blur the background (main content) when the modal is opened.

Blur The Background When Opening A Modal Window

[Demo] [Download]


Open And Play Youtube Videos In A Modal - jQuery GRT Youtube Popup

Yet another jQuery Youtube popup plugin which allows you to place the YouTube video inside a responsive modal window with autoplay support.

Open And Play Youtube Videos In A Modal - jQuery GRT Youtube Popup

[Demo] [Download]


Simple iFrame Modal Plugin With jQuery - modallink

modallink is a simple but fully configurable plugin which enables you to display any external links into a modal popup via iframe.

Simple iFrame Modal Plugin With jQuery - modallink

[Demo] [Download]


Create Dynamic Bootstrap 4 Modals In jQuery - bootstrap-show-modal.js

Yet another Bootstrap 4 modal wrapper plugin which lets you create beautiful, responsive, dynamic alert/confirm dialog boxes and complex modal windows using Bootstrap 4 modal component.

Create Dynamic Bootstrap 4 Modals In jQuery - bootstrap-show-modal.js

[Demo] [Download]


Vanilla JS Modal Components:

Simple Modal Window With Background Blur Effect

A simple, lightweight vanilla JavaScript library that lets you create a modal window while blurring the background content to focus your user’s attention on modal content.

Simple Modal Window With Background Blur Effect

[Demo] [Download]


The Simplest Modal Component In Pure JavaScript

An ultra-light JavaScript plugin that helps you create modal windows for your web applications.

The Simplest Modal Component In Pure JavaScript

[Demo] [Download]


Pure CSS Modal Components:

Minimal Pure CSS Responsive Modal Box – modalcss

modalcss is an ultra-light CSS solution to create a simple, responsive modal window with CSS3 animations. Based on pure CSS and plain html structure, without the need to write any checkbox or radio button tricks used in other pure CSS modal solutions.

Minimal Pure CSS Responsive Modal Box – modalcss

[Demo] [Download]


Simple Responsive CSS-Only Modal Dialog

A simple, responsive modal dialog built using CSS and html checkbox.

Simple Responsive CSS-Only Modal Dialog

[Demo] [Download]


Pretty Simple Modal Window In Pure CSS

A dead simple CSS library which lets you create modal windows using pure CSS/CSS3. Powered by :target and :before pseudo classes. Animated with CSS3 transitions and transforms.

Pretty Simple Modal Window In Pure CSS

[Demo] [Download]


Conclusion:

Want more jQuery plugins or JavaScript libraries to create awesome modal windows on the web & mobile? Check out the jQuery Modal and JavaScript/CSS Modal sections.

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