When a user navigates to a website it becomes unpredictable by which to guess how they will browse + how they will perceive the content and flow of that website or web app. There are a few tools which are available by which to analyze such behavior, by using methods like A/B testing, thus improving usability is always possible. However, it is always a great idea to guide users where they want.
Take your user experience to another level by incorporating one of these pretty interesting jQuery Tour Plugins, Help and Instructional Plugins in your website. You would find these plugins really useful for improving your overall user experience on your website. Such plugins will guide you to create site/page tours easily and help you customize and achieve stunning look for your websites. Have fun !
Crumble allows you to quickly and easily build feature tours for your website or app using small bubbles! The bubbles are visually interesting, will draw attention and due to the small size make sure that you will write using concise language that visitors will read.
jQuery Tour Bus
jQuery TourBus is very customizable, can display the steps one-after-other manually or with auto-play. There are functions to get the current step or display a specific one (also, prev-next). The plugin is written with CoffeeScript and has styles as Less + CSS.
jQuery Site Tour
Jquery Site Tour, is a sleek and useful tour plugin for your website that helps you to customize the look or delay between steps, setting the initial item to be shown and more.
Bootstrap-intro.js shows your users a guided tour of what is what on a page.
Especially, for first-time users. It is the Bootstrap version of Intro.js. Bootstro provides various public methods so you can control as you like bootstro.start(), bootstro.next(), bootstro.prev()…It is Small (3.0K minified JS & 0.5K minified CSS) and works cross-browser, control devices.
Website Tour with jQuery
This plugin helps users to create a tour on a website with jQuery. This can be very useful if you want to explain your users the functioning of your web application in an interactive way.You might have noticed that Facebook used something like this to explain the new features of the profile.The idea is to add a certain class to elements that you want to guide the user through and explain what they do.
Joyride is extremely flexible and lets you take control of how people interact with your tour. It is cross-browser compatible with modern browsers and even used some fancy CSS to avoid images. It is configure using data attributes; works well in responsive layouts and has almost everything customizable.
pageguide.js is an interactive visual guide to elements on web pages. Instead of cluttering your interface with static help message, or explanatory text,add a pageguide and let your users learn about new features and functions. If there are any steps in the guide, they are visualized with numbers besides each element and user can either click the highlighted elements or the next button to see the information about them.
The prev-next buttons have also support for auto-scrolling which is nice if the step to be displayed is not already in the viewport. Pageguide.js is pretty easy to setup as it only requires us to define the steps + content in an unordered list and attach a simple function.
aSimple Tour Plugin
A lightweight plugin that uses data attributes and has keyboard navigation support. It focuses on objects beautifully and pretty easy-to-setup. The plugin works using a very easy jSON Structure that gives it to the plugin all the elements, configurations, tooltips and help text. While a floating box helps managing the tour, tooltips (that can be positioned however wanted) help focusing on the elements.
A lightweight plugin that uses data attributes and has keyboard navigation support. It focuses on objects beautifully and pretty easy-to-setup. It has the ability to navigate with the mouse, or the keyboard and easy to use by including the js and css files with data-step and data-intro to your code.