25 Coolest Project Page Designs on GitHub

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What comes to mind when I say GitHub designs? Small black text slapped on plain white ground?? That’s not always the case though. Developers can design too you know.

Developers, myself included, usually focus so much on code that forget the importance of design. Since GitHub is primarily a platform for developers, that’s usually the case we see over there. All focus on the code, not much on the project page designing. We keep it simple; black text on white background.
But there are some of us who go beyond that.

A couple of years ago, automatic page generator was introduced on GitHub, and with it a revolution of coders designing their project or demo pages. Many coders thought that designing plays integral role in making a product popular, so they designed awesome project pages for their repositories. Today, I’m sharing a collection of the thirty of my favorites among them.

GitHub Project Page Designs

FloatLabel.js

This is a new jQuery tooltip plugin that can be used in almost any website. I believe these elements add a lot to the over all user experience of a web app.

Float Labels

Tooltipster

This is one of the most powerful tooltip tools I have ever seen. Now that’s big statement I have given so I guess you should check out the demos at least.

Tooltipster

Pongstagram

This is one of the best jQuery plugins for Instagram integration. It displays Instagram feed using Bootstrap styles and modal plugin.

Pongstagram

Motio

This is a pretty cool awesome JS motion library with no dependencies.

Motio

Chartist.js

This is a pretty cool jQuery plugin. It weighs only 10 KBs and no dependencies.

Chartist

sktickUp.js

This is a fairly simple, but useful plugin. What it does is it sticks an element (such as a navigation bar) to a fixed position on the page so that this element stays visible even if the user has scrolled down.

stickUp

CLNDR.js

It’s a jQuery calendar, what else.

CLNDR

Bourbon

Bourbon is a lightweight mixin library for working with Sass. By the way, do you know that in South Asian languages, sass means mother-in-law.

Bourbon

Scrollorama

Do you ever get the urge to make a design really wowing? Do you crave adding lots of animations and transitions and make the design absolutely stunning? If you do, then this is the plugin you need.

Scrollorama

Scroll Magic

This is a parallax like effect with jQuery.

Scroll Magic

Adaptive Backgrounds

This plugin changes the BG color according to the color in the images and other content on the foreground. This is a Vivaldi like effect.

Adaptive Backgrounds

Ani JS

If you want to add modern animations in your design, this is the plugin you need.

AniJS

Hide Seek

This is a the most powerful jQuery search plugin. It realtime search tool for your web apps.

Hide Seek

-prefix-free

Only 2 Kbs in size. It lets you use only unprefixed CSS properties throughout the website.

-prefix-free

Agile

This is a CSS3 engine. It generates pure CSS3 code.

Agile

Dragend JS

This is one of the best JS plugins I have seen for content swipe.

Dragend

Sortable

This is a no-jQuery plugin that allows you to create drag-and-drop enabled lists and grids.

Sortable

Grid Stack

This plugin is quite similar to the one above, but this one is a jQuery plugin and contains some advanced features, such as resizing of the grid items.

Grid Stack

jQuery Gridly

If the Grid Stack (above) is too advanced or heavy for you, then here’s a lightweight alternative. It doesn’t offer as much customization but then again, slimness comes at a price.

Gridly

stackTable.js

This is a nifty tool that helps us to make data-driven tables for small screens.

StackTable

SVG Magic

If you are a designer who loves to work with SVG graphics then this is a must-have pluign for you.

SVG Magic

Loadie.js

Okay, this is a pretty effect and many plugins offer this loading effect, but I added it anyway for the readers who still don’t have this plugin because this something you really need these days.

Loadie

Labelauty

Just Loadie, this is small plugin but it creates a huge impact. It subtly stylizes radio buttons and check boxes and give your website a refined look.

Labelauty

Toolbar.js

This plugin creates toolbars. Simple as that.

Toolbar

jQuery Panels

Even though my eyes started to burn from all that yellow, but this is a pretty cool plugin. It displays content of the website in large blocks, that the creator likes to call panels.

Panel Snap

That’s it for tonight guys. We have a great post lined up for tomorrow so make sure you don’t miss out. See you.

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Comments
  1. NGLR September 2, 2015 at 2:20 pm

    Nice post!

    Here’s another one 🙂
    http://schemaform.io/

    1. Tayyub September 2, 2015 at 5:47 pm

      Thanks for the addition. That’s a cool page 🙂

  2. Dulal March 11, 2016 at 1:21 am

    Really awesome stuff u shared thnx….

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