GradientText is an ultra small, easy to use jQuery plugin that will give your standard H1, H2, H3, etc. headers a gradient text color. GradientText automatically converts your text to a HTML5 <canvas> tag with the gradient you specify, and also allows for shadow. The font will stay the same as defined in your CSS.
Splatter is a jQuery plugin which applies a random position, size, and color to elements on a page. The most basic implementation adds randomly colored and positioned asterisks to the element.
jQuery Marquee Plugin converts a list element into an ESPN-style scrolling marquee. Messages are scrolled in from top or bottom (based on the yScroll option) and longer messages will then ticker to the left in order to show the full message.
While CSS3 allows us to rotate letters, it is quite complicated to arrange each letter along a curved path. Arctext.js is a jQuery plugin that let’s you do exactly that. Based on Lettering.js, it calculates the right rotation of each letter and distributes the letters equally across the imaginary arc of the given radius.
MaxLength Plugin simply reports back the number of characters left the user has, with a few extra bells and whistles.