8 Cool jQuery Page Flip Plugins

by alexnaz on November 21, 2012

jQuery page flip plugins are employed to provide a website page the sense and appearance of flipping through a book or magazine. A few years ago, these features where typically implemented using Flash. However, this practice has changed dramatically since jQuery and similar script languages have entered the stage with straight forward solutions for these web design effects. Programmers and web developers regularly push the envelope forward to introduce new methods and concepts in creating awesome web design effects. With HTML5 and CSS3 it is possible to make browser based Flash-like effects with jQuery and it has become tremendous popular.

jQuery page flip plugins are ideal for websites that are incorporated with large amount of text and images. Instead of displaying all your text, links and images on a long boring page, you can make you presentation more interactive and animated with flip page effects.

A lot of remarkable jQuery plugins are capable of imitating the effect of physically flipping through magazine and photo album pages. To give you an idea of how powerful they are, I have compiled a list of 10 amazing page flip jQuery plugins. Check each item out to give yourself enough idea on what exactly do you need. Let me know about your experience by adding your comments below. If this post inspired you, spread the word by sharing this post with your friends.

WowBook, create ebooks with page flip – MORE INFO


This jQuery plugin will allow you to create online publication such as magazine or book with different effects for page flip.

Booklet – MORE INFO


Booklet is a free jQuery tool for displaying content on the web in a flipbook layout. You can turn the pages manually, automatically, prev-next links or keyboard. In addition, every page is incorporated with unique URL.

jQuery Flipbook Slider – MORE INFO


This is a jQuery plugin that is lightweight and provides flipping pages effect to your website. It could be used for any content, including iFrames, HTML, Flash, videos and others. You can easily customize it with CSS.

Turn.js – MORE INFO


A jQuery plugin that has lovely and smooth page flip transitions.The first page acts as the cover and the rest can be browsed by simply turning the pages from any desired corner.

FlipPage – MORE INFO


FlipPage is a jQuery plugin that creates the illusion of turning the pages of a book.
Originally developed for presentation on a touch pad, it can also find its place in an application such as e-book. This plugin was developed to use HTML5/CSS3 graphic hardware power and thus create a smoother animation.

Portfolio Flipping Slider Using jQuery & CSS3 – MORE INFO


The slider will change our portfolio images when it’s flipping, this flipping effect is triggered by user click on the pagination. So when user click a page each of our portfolio images will flipping 360 degree and when its animation near end the image will changed with new image.

Flippy jQuery Flip effect – MORE INFO


Flippy is a cross-browser flip effect plugin for jQuery which allows you to flip whatever html element you want.

BOOKBLOCK Content flip Plugin – MORE INFO


BookBlock is a jQuery plugin that can be used for creating booklet-like components that allow a “page flip” navigation. Any content can be used, such as images or text. The plugin transforms the structure only when needed (i.e. when flipping a page) and uses some overlays as shadow for the pages to create more realism.



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motorcyclecommuter January 11, 2013 at 2:19 am

Awesome! I’ve been looking for alternatives to Flash… these are great!


Anders January 11, 2013 at 10:39 am

Thanks for giving us feedback. We are happy you like the post!

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Malik Mudassar February 27, 2013 at 11:25 am

I have never used one of these, but I am definitely going to. They look very beautiful


blackhawxs March 26, 2013 at 7:12 pm

Does anyone know of a plugin that allows a page tab to the image and when you either click it or drag it, it reveals the next image under it?


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