11 Free Scroll To Top jQuery Plugins

Scroll to top jQuery plugins are used mostly in every website and are popular among newbies, so here I’ve collected 11 Back to Top jQuery powered plugins which can be used freely.

1. David Walsh’s jQuery topLink Plugin

Created by David Walsh, this “Back to Top” plugin is one of the cleanest options available.


2. Back to top – link using jQuery

This jQuery option adds a “Back to Top” link on the bottom right of the page, which fades into view.


3. UItoTop jQuery Plugin

Matt Varone made a similar plugin but with two key differences, this one does not require you to add extra html markup or extra plugins to function. It will only work when JavaScript is turned on.


4. Disappearing Scroll to top link with jQuery and CSS

This tutorial will help you build a scroll to top link, that appears when the user scrolls down, and disappears when users reach the top of the page using a combination of CSS and jQuery.


5. Animated jQuery Back to top plugin

The styling of this option isn’t great, but the animation is pretty cool.


6. Scrolling Parallax: A jQuery Plugin

Scrolling Parallax is a new jQuery plugin that binds a parallax effect to the scrollbars and mouse wheel. This allows a background image or anything else to scroll at a different pace than the web page when a user scrolls around.


7. jQuery Scroll to Top Control v1.1

If your pages are long winded, it’s a good idea to provide viewers with an easy way to quickly/ automatically scroll back to the top of the page. That’s where this script comes in. It displays a stationary control at the lower right corner of the window that when clicked on gently scrolls the page back up to the top. And instead of always being visible on the user’s screen, the script lets you specify how far down the page the user is at (in pixels) before revealing the control.


8. Scrolling to the Top and Bottom with jQuery

This is another useful option, in this version you have both down and up arrows.


9. jQuery SimplyScroll Logic Box

simplyScroll is a jQuery plugin that can animate (scroll) a set of elements either automatically or manually, horizontally or vertically. It can also accept dynamic image input via a Flickr feed (note not full API integration) or a local JSON source.


10. WP To Top

Yet another WordPress ‘Back to Top’ plugin solution


11. Infinite Scroll Effect With jQuery and ColdFusion

This is not a new effect but, this “infinite scrolling”effect is definitely interesting and something that you’ve never played around with.


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