Bootstrap is a great, popular framework that can be used to create beautiful, responsive sites for just about any purpose. Because the framework is so popular, there are a lot of open source jQuery plugins that have been developed to go hand-in-hand with it. Check out this list of the best, most useful free jQuery plugins that will seamlessly integrate with your site that’s built on Bootstrap.
Looking for an easy to use, lightweight Bootstrap form validation plugin for your project? Look no further. jqBootstrap Validation is free, easy to install, has a handful of pre-configured settings for you to choose from, and includes over a dozen different ways to validate your forms.
Add the option to include checkboxes where your user can make multiple selections to any input field. The plugin is fully customizable in terms of styling, but it comes with a minimalist design and theme that will surely go with any design.
This plugin is a great choice if you’re looking for something that will give your users the option to actually see the password they’re typing in rather than dots or stars. The plugin includes a cool eyeball icon that toggles the show and hides en event for the password field.
Turn any checkbox input field into a cool toggle option with this lightweight plugin for Bootstrap. It also gives you the option of disabling some toggles so they can’t be turned on and off (essentially, the boxes can’t be checked).
5. Bootstrap Color Picker Sliders
This unique and fun plugin allows you to add a color picker to your site. It gives you the option to pick out your colors using a classic color swatch panel, cool interactive sliders, or individual color swatches.
Give your users the ability to see and change the time using this clockface plugin. You also have the option to disable the plugin so that your users can only see the time and won’t have access to the clockface.
The DateTimePicker plugin allows you to give your users the ability to choose just about any date and time they desire. You can display the calendars in a decade, year, month, week, day, or hour views.
This plugin is a great way to add a simple WYSIWYG (what you see is what you get) editor to your site. It’s open source and easy to customize.
The Bootstrap star rating plugin is one that allows you to add a rating functionality to your websites. You have the option to rate things from 1 – 5 stars, or to give them no rating.