7 Best jQuery Treeview Plugins


jQuery Treeview Plugins could transformation of an unordered list into an expandable and collapsible tree. It’s very useful when you are working with file or other data that need to be collapsible. In the post we’ve collect 7 of them.

1. jQuery plugin: Treeview

Lightweight and flexible transformation of an unordered list into an expandable and collapsible tree, great for unobtrusive navigation enhancements. Supports both location and cookie based persistence.

2. jsTree

jsTree is a javascript based, cross browser tree component. It is packaged as a jQuery plugin.
jsTree is absolutely free (licensed same as jQuery – under the terms of either the MIT License or the GNU General Public License (GPL) Version 2).

3. jQuery TreeView Menu

jQuery TreeView Menu brings together all the most practical features requested in a Tree Menu into one awesome menu script.

4. Dynatree

Dynatree is a jQuery plugin that allows to dynamically create html tree view controls using JavaScript.

5. XML Tree

XMLTree is a utility for visualising and traversing XML in tree format. The script creates the tree from a specified XML file or from manually-fed XML. Callback functions can be specified to fire as you traverse the tree, to which are automatically passed the node you clicked, and its XPath. It is also possible to deep link to a point or points within the tree. Multiple trees on one page are supported.

6. jQuery File Tree

jQuery File Tree is a configurable, AJAX file browser plugin for jQuery. You can create a customized, fully-interactive file tree with as little as one line of JavaScript code. Currently, server-side connector scripts are available for PHP, ASP, ASP.NET, JSP, and Lasso. If you’re a developer, you can easily make your own connector to work with your language of choice.

7. Editable jquery tree with PHP Codes

This software is a tree structure runs at web browsers and completes its function, like add item, change name, drag & drop and delete item, by using ajax requests. Items in tree view may be in a database table or they may be files or folders in file system. PHP and MySQL(if items are set to be in a database table) softwares are needed to make this software run. This software also uses jquery javascript framework, simple tree plugin.

Premium Plugins

jQuery Context Menu Plugin

Stable and light right click menu for Your website or product!

niceTree – JQuery Tree Plugin

Get rid of that ugly tree menu on your site with niceTree. An easy to install JQuery plugin with more options than you’ll ever need. niceTree will take your HTML and turn it into a collapsible menu system with unlimited menus within menus.

Explr – jQuery Simple Tree Plugin

Static yet persistent, good-looking, customizable, cross-browser compatible, smooth animation effect, simple & lightweight <3KB jQuery simple tree plugin to create a simple hierarchical tree navigation from a normal menu list elements.