10 Best Page Transition Plugins In JavaScript

by jQueryScript,

When you're browsing the web, you might find on a number of sites you get a smooth transition effect (e.g. fade, slide, zoom, etc) when switching between pages. It is called Page Transition.

So What Is Page Transition:

Page Transitions are one way to smoothly present web pages when the user navigates to your site.

In the beginning, this effect was widely used in dynamic AJAX-driven webpages to deliver a great visual experience to users when external resources are completely loaded on the current page.

A number of static websites today have also implemented page transition effects to provide a smooth page browsing experience.

The Best Page Transition Plugin:

Page Transition Made Easy. Here is a list of 10 best and top downloaded Vanilla JavaScript Libraries and jQuery Plugins that enable developers to quickly implement page transition effects on their websites or web apps. Feel free to download and use them in your next web project to make your site or app more impressive.

Table of contents:

Best jQuery Page Transition Plugins

jQuery Plugin For Page Load Transition Effects - Animsition (Clickstream)

Clickstream is a simple and easy jQuery plugin used to add fancy transition & easing effects to your page load.

jQuery Plugin For Page Load Transition Effects - Animsition (Clickstream)

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Creating A Simple Fade In Effect On Page Load With jQuery

A jQuery solution provides a simple way to create a fade in/out effect on page load that can be apply on the entire page or a specific element.

Creating A Simple Fade In Effect On Page Load With jQuery

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jQuery Plugin To Fade In Elements On Page Load - FadeInAmate

FadeInAmate is a lightweight jQuery plugin used to fade in elements sequentially with a custom slide down animation when the page loads.

jQuery Plugin To Fade In Elements On Page Load - FadeInAmate

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Cross-fading Page Transition Effects With jQuery - M-PageTransition

M-PageTransition is a lightweight jQuery plugin for displaying smooth fade In/out transition effects when the users navigate through your webpages.

Cross-fading Page Transition Effects With jQuery - M-PageTransition

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Smooth Page Transition Effects With Browser History Support - lookforward.js

lookforward.js is a simple-to-use JavaScript library that creates a smooth transition effect when you navigate between pages in the website.

Smooth Page Transition Effects With Browser History Support - lookforward.js

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FadeIn & FadeOut Animations Between Pages - pageCrossfade

pageCrossfade is a jQuery plugin which uses CSS3 animation / opacity properties to create a subtle crossfade (fade in/out) effect when the user switches between webpages.

FadeIn & FadeOut Animations Between Pages - pageCrossfade

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Full Page Transitions with jQuery and CSS3 - cssPageTransitions

cssPageTransitions is a jQuery plugin which utilizes AJAX method and CSS3 animations to create smooth transition effects as you jump to other web pages.

Full Page Transitions with jQuery and CSS3 - cssPageTransitions

[Demo] [Download]


Best Vanilla JS Page Transition Plugins

JavaScript Library For CSS3 Based Page Transitions – Animate Transition

Animate Transition allows you to easily make transition between any two (or more, it all depends on you ) HTML elements. It can be used in different variety of situations, whatever you want to enhance appearance of your web site or navigate between pages in hybrid mobile application.

JavaScript Library For CSS3 Based Page Transitions – Animate Transition

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Create CSS Transitions When Switching Between Pages – swup

The swup JavaScript library lets you apply custom CSS transitions to pages when switching between them. Supports preload, page cache, and event handlers.

Create CSS Transitions When Switching Between Pages – swup

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Smooth Page Transitions With JavaScript And PJAX – barba.js

A tiny JavaScript library that uses PJAX (aka push state ajax) to create a smooth transition effect between different webpages.

Smooth Page Transitions With JavaScript And PJAX – barba.js

[Demo] [Download]


More Resources:

Want more jQuery plugins or JavaScript libraries to create awesome page transitions on the web & mobile? Check out the jQuery Page Transition and JavaScript Page Transition sections.

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