Noupe Editorial Team April 5th, 2009

14 Useful PHP + jQuery Components & Tuts for Everyday Project

Web applications have made huge leaps and bounds in improving user experience thanks to a lot of recently developed Ajax technology. When you combine some neat functionality courtesy of PHP with the cleverness of jQuery you can produce some pretty neat effects. In an effort to help you take it up a notch, we’d like to share some methods for helping your site anticipate a user’s next move. The post below is made up of the best 20 PHP + jQuery Components and Tutorials that you will likely need in many of your projects, they are all of the highest quality and more or less easy to configure. Give them a try.

1. Directory Trees With PHP And jQuery

A simple way to keep track of many files is to use a directory tree. A directory tree lists out files and directories so that it’s easy to find what you’re looking for. In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a directory tree using PHP and jQuery.

Check out the Demo Here

2. Asynchronous Comments with PHP, jQuery, and JSON

In this article, learn how to create a simple but effective means of capturing and displaying visitor comments using a blend of jQuery, PHP and JSON. In the public forum that is the blogosphere, the ability to capture and display visitor comments on your blogs can give you instant feedback and opinions from the people that matter most – those that read your blog.

Check out the Demo Here

3. PHP ajax login form using Jquery

Create a new PHP ajax login functionality using Jquery. You can easliy switch the data source between database and PHP array, login authentication can be using username or email, or even both of ‘em by changing the config, automattic redirection could be done within the javascript config.

Check out the Demo Here

4. PHP + jQuery Todo List Part 1, part2

This is part 1 of a 2 part series on making a Todo List with PHP and enhancing it with jQuery’s AJAX and manipulation capabilities.

Check out the Demo Here

5. Newsletter module

A PHP, jQuery and AJAX module, which should be great for any newsletter management needs. You just need to copy one file onto your site, and you're ready to send and archive all newsletters, manage e-mail addresses and categories, and configure a template for your e-mails. Also have an ability of optional password protection. All options can be easily configured at the top of included .php file.

Check out the Demo Here

6. From PHP to XML to jQuery and Ajax

This tutorial will focus on getting data from a database using PHP, converting that to an XML document, and reading that XML in through jQuery via Ajax calls. Seems complex, but is in fact, very easy.

7. How to Validate Forms in both sides using PHP and jQuery

We are going to learn how to validate your forms using PHP and jQuery in both sides: client side (using javascript with jQuery) and server side (using PHP). It will be interesting to see how to use regular expressions to validate different kind of e-mails, passwords and more.

Check out the Demo Here

8. Create a shoutbox using PHP and AJAX

We will learn how to create a dynamic ajax based shoutbox with jQuery from scratch. It will be very interesting to know how to use the ajax function of jQuery and how it can be used to insert and recover data from a MySQL database via PHP in a way asynchronous.

Check out the Demo Here

9. HOWTO: PHP and jQuery upload progress bar

With the controllable jQuery Progress Bar, writing a form upload progress bar seems like a piece of cake now. Hypothetically, all we need is to create the bar, poll for the progress of the file upload, drive the new progress bar value (in percentage) and set it using PHP.

Check out the Demo Here

10. A fancy search suggestion

Learn how to recreate the effect from Apple website by creating a fancy search suggestion. This example makes use of several techniques: MySQL (for the database), HTML/CSS for styling, PHP for retrieving the data and jQuery for the AJAX request.

11. PHP & jQuery image upload and crop v1.2

Create a PHP and jQuery image upload and crop tool using PHP, jQuery, PHP GD Library and Image Area Select.

Check out the Demo Here

12. FlickrScrollr

FlickrScrollr is a combination of PHP and jQuery that parses a Flickr RSS feed and creates an animated thumbnail display.

Check out the Demo Here

13. Refreshing an element at a set time interval using jQuery and a sprinkle of Ajax

Now lets say that you a web page that has a big Block of “something” and inside this “something” you would like to have some information change at a set time interval. Well with Jquery, some PHP and a sprinkle of Ajax, you can get this done quick fast and in a hurry. Check out the Demo Here

14. PHP / jQuery Image Replacement

This is a tiny plugin that, in combination with a separate server-side script, dynamically replaces the text of an element with an image, generated using fonts you specify. This allows you to use beautiful text in headings without having to manually produce images in Photoshop, GIMP, or similar.

Check out examples here

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  1. I’m totally in love with jquery… I mean, not in a wierd way, just sort of a distant admiration. Anyway, thanks for the collection!

      1. am newbie on jquery, and I have no idea to list mysql data on my pages, so am still looking the simple tutorial to learn fast and easly, but the component on this pages is so cool, so I’ve get some of the code freely

  2. Great! Wanderfull!

    The best for me is a 6th tut. I’m find for it :-)

    Muito bom! eu estava procurando isso :-D

  3. Great round-up Noura! Pretty cool to see many of these amazing and yet very useful jQuery articles in one place.

    Also, thanks for including one of my articles (A fancy search suggestion)!


  4. Hey, this is a beauty. first time came to know about jquery and it wide usage. excellent article :) keep it up.

  5. Much thanks man.. Newsletter Management! This is what i’m looking for past couple of days.. much much thanks.

  6. Very useful. Some of these are on the cutting edge of reusable AJAX patterns, which is really nice to see.

    This one is definitely a keeper.

  7. A friend sent this link to me, and i’m so happy he did. Can’t wait to jump in. I can see 4 of these i want to use right away.

  8. I am a regular reader of your website. I like the way you find out lots of cool things and put it in one place. It makes our life so simple.Thanks and great job man!

  9. The Flickr scroll is especially nice – I think I have a few of these bookmarked. Thanks for making life simple!

  10. I just discovered your site and am completely amazed with all the great resources. I’m sure i’ll be on here for a while browsing the archives. Thanks for this article.

  11. pretty nice tutorial,

    i just have a request, if you could add some tutorials on how to pass parameter from php – jquery or vice versa


  12. Very nice tutes it helped me a lot. Can you place a basic tutorial on building a basic CMS with cakePHP and Jquery?

  13. This is really one of the much better reports regarding those that I’ve keep reading this specific subject as of late. Fantastic perform.

  14. Wow this is awesome, been looking for some nice JQuery perfs and you’ve listed a bunch of good ones I can integrate into my web apps. Thanks so much and keep up the good work!

  15. This is best way for learning jquery but i want to make easy utlize jquery of every person. but not right way

  16. Collection is amazing!, Facebook and Twitter API method saved my time, using it in my current project and I’m using this nice ajax login also


  17. You can clearly see that this post has been received brilliantly, I read quite a few design blogs on a daily basis, mostly looking for inspiration and I can honestly say that it is a breath of fresh air to read a tutorial that was actually well thought out, bookmarked.

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