That's our look at the jQuery UI plugin and just a few of the ways it can really benefit a WordPress site. There are dozens, possibly hundreds of them and more, it just depends on your site or project and its needs.
Remember, jQuery runs on the client-side, in the browser, and WordPress serves up the finished HTML pages to the browser. This means that you have the power to not only enhance WordPress content, but also most WordPress plugins, such as cforms II, and most sidebar widgets should be easy to enhance with jQuery and the jQuery UI plugin.
In this chapter, we had a look at:
The UI plugin and various ways to include it and get started with it in WordPress
Understanding how applying UI elements to our WordPress site makes it more intuitive, easier to understand, and encourages users to take action
Common ways to implement popular UI features with common WordPress features
Let's now move on to the next chapter and see about using jQuery to help us create AJAX interactions.