21 jQuery Plugins To Extend Bootstrap’s Functionality

Bootstrap boasts an enormous community of loyal followers. You can almost think of Bootstrap as the front-end equivalent of WordPress. With such a large following of developers & designers, it’s no surprise that there’s a plethora of plugins available to extend Bootstrap’s functionality. So in this post i have gathered 21 useful jQuery plugins for Bootstrap.

Bootstrap Switch

Turn checkboxes and radio buttons in toggle switches.

bootstrap switch

Tokenfield for Bootstrap

Advanced tagging/tokenizing plugin for jQuery and Twitter Bootstrap with a focus on keyboard and copy-paste support.


Bootstrap Calendar

Full view calendar with year, month, week and day views based on templates with Twitter Bootstrap.


Bootstrap3 Dialog

Make use of Twitter Bootstrap’s modal more monkey-friendly.



The offcanvas plugin allows you to hide an element from sight and than show it by moving either that or any other element. It’s intended to be used for off canvas navigation, like push menus.

off canvas


Bootslider is the ultimate Bootstrap Slider Plugin offering the capability to combine the beauty of Bootstrap with the power of a full featured content slider with layer possibility.

Responsive Bootstrap CSS3 Slider

Bootstrap 3 Date/Time Picker

Date/time picker widget based on twitter bootstrap.

time picker widget based on twitter bootstrap

Bootstrap select

A custom select / multiselect for Bootstrap using button dropdown, designed to behave like regular Bootstrap selects.

custom select


The plugin allows you a simple way to setup an advanced file picker/upload control built to work specially with Bootstrap CSS3 styles.


Slider for Bootstrap

A complete rewrite of the original bootstrap-slider by Stefan Petre.

custom slider

Lightbox for Bootstrap 3

A lightbox module for Bootstrap that supports images, YouTube videos, and galleries – built around Bootstrap’s Modal plugin.


Bootstrap Timepicker

Easily select a time for a text input using your mouse or keyboards arrow keys.

timepicker bootstrap

Password Strength Meter

The jQuery Password Strength Meter is a plugin for Twitter Bootstrap that provides rulesets for visualy displaying the quality of a users typed in password.



Extends the default Bootstrap Modal class. Responsive, stackable, ajax and more.

modal dialog

Bootstrap Star Rating

A simple yet powerful JQuery star rating plugin with fractional rating support.

star rating for bootstrap

Bootstrap Image Gallery

Bootstrap Image Gallery is an extension to blueimp Gallery, a touch-enabled, responsive and customizable image & video gallery.

image gallery

Bootstrap Vertical Tabs

Missing vertical tabs component for bootstrap.


Bootstrap Tags Input

jQuery plugin providing a Twitter Bootstrap user interface for managing tags.

bootstrap tag input

Bootstrap Multiselect

Bootstrap Multiselect is a JQuery based plugin to provide an intuitive user interface for using select inputs with the multiple attribute present. Instead of a select a bootstrap button will be shown w dropdown menu containing the single options as checkboxes.

multi select


This tiny jQuery plugin turns any table into an editable spreadsheet.

widget that makes a HTML table editable

Clock Picker

A responsive clock-style timepicker for Bootstrap.

clock picker

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