60 free resources you really must try
Finding the right elements for a project can significantly improve the quality of the final product, especially if your deadline’s too tight to build these things yourself.
Quality is essential if you’re to maintain a professional finish. Fortunately the quality of the resources available to us continues to rise and premium standard resources are everywhere. Here’s a collection of some of our current favorites:
This jQuery plugin creates slick, app-like sliding menus for mobile sites.
These 5 cloth textures are free to download as JPGs.
This is a lightweight and cool looking responsive grid.
This is a horizontal slide-out menu with a grid based submenu.
This is a mini Ajax upload form.
Minimalistic (free for personal use)
Minimalistic is a minimal WordPress theme with nice brushstroke patterns.
Mobile application UI kit
This mobile application UI kit is downloadable as a PSD.
Flat icon set
Who can have too many flat icon sets?
Seriously, who can have too many?
48 fully scaleable vector icons.
A jQuery plugin for fullscreen scrolling windows.
A useful free slider with gliding backgrounds.
Super smooth CSS transitions and transforms for jQuery.
The fastest PHP object caching system ever, apparently.
A set of useful mobile app UI elements.
A CSS3 and jQuery filter and sort plugin.
A minimal pricing table for designers and developers.
Use this to create your own Twitter Bootstrap theme.
Map icons designer
Icons for Google maps, suitable for map applications.
Transparent UI kit
This is a layered UI kit in a PSD.
A CSS kit for lightweight web apps.
A useful PSD flat control panel.
A modal builder in pure CSS.
This is a quick way to jump-start responsive design projects.
A minimal UI kit in the form of a PSD.
This is a responsive, touch-friendly menu with three layouts for different browsers.
A responsive carousel jQuery plugin.
As set of connected jQuery plugins designed for front end use.
A stylish navigation menu in a PSD.
A frontend framework for building responsive sites.
A responsive jQuery lightbox plugin.
Nice Less buttons
A set of buttons made in CSS.
Multipurpose website template
A beautifully designed PSD for any purpose.
A 2D drawing API.
Flat UI login form
A trendy login and register form.
A flat ecommerce UI kit in PSD format.
A layered PSD for presenting logo and identity design.
Animation fill code
An app to fill in the necessary code for CSS3 keyframe animations.
This script adds live paragraph, word, and character counting to an html element.
Explore your Github archive in 3D.
iPhone 5 flat
A flat iPhone 5 mockup.
An easily accessible menu anywhere on your page.
A bootstrap skin using flat design techniques.
A free portfolio theme for WordPress.
Easy responsive tabs
A jQuery plugin that optimises horizontal or vertical tabs.
CSS social share button
A flat social tooltip button.
A PSD template ideal for showcasing your projects.
A great set of weather icons in PSD format.
Flat icons set
Another set of icons, this time delivered as .png files.
Social media icon set
A free set of social media icons.
Another set of free icons.
Icon hover effects
Round icon hover effects, this time with CSS transitions.
Flat style percentage bars built with CSS.
A Twitter client UI built in CSS and HTML.
A flat widget music player with simple animations.
Have you used any of these resources? Have we missed any of your favorites? Let us know in the comments.