12 Useful WordPress Slideshow Plugins

WordPress Slideshow Plugins are based on jQuery sliders and some even offer multiple layouts. This is a great technique to show several pieces of content and a good way to engage the website users. You can use images or any other HTML elements, including Flash movies as layers and pull videos from Youtube and vimeo. See below for a list of 12 most used WordPress Slideshow Plugins.


RoyalSlider – Touch Content Slider for WordPress

RoyalSlider for WordPress is a cross-device jQuery content slider with touch-based navigation and responsive layout. It has user-friendly admin area where you can manage slides, change slider settings, customize interface and add blocks-captions using custom WYSIWIG editor.


Slideshow Gallery

Feature content in a JavaScript powered slideshow gallery showcase on your WordPress website. You can easily display multiple galleries throughout your WordPress website displaying your custom added slides, slide galleries or showing slides from WordPress posts.


Paradigm Slider WordPress Plugin


CCSlider WP – 3d/2d Slideshow WordPress Plugin

CCSlider WP makes it easy to embed the CCSlider jQuery slideshow plugin in your WordPress theme. CCSlider is an unique slideshow plugin because of the fact that it supports 3d transitions!



vSlider Multi Image Slideshow Plugin for WordPress

vSlider is a free WordPress image slider pluginwhere you can host multiple image sliders and upto 20 slides per slider. Create unlimited vSliders throughout the site or on the same page, each with different styling and image transition options. 9 Image transition effects, 4 Slide layouts, Auto resize images, image caching and quality.


LayerSlider WP – The WordPress Parallax Slider

This is a WordPress plugin of the LayerSlider! You can create as many layers and sublayers as you want. You can use images or any other HTML elements, including Flash movies as layers.


Estro – jQuery Ken Burns slider – wordpress plugin


Pixwall slideshow for WordPress

Pixwall is a plugin for WordPress based on a project called Diapo, a jQuery slideshow developed by me, Manuel Masia (or Pixedelic), but improved since the original version. Pixwall is used to create animated slideshows with particular effects, and you can use it also for fullscreen background slideshows.


Easing Slider

Easing Slider is great image slider jQuery WordPress plugin featuring unlimited sliders each with their own unique settings, add text to your images or use post excerpts, Use image thumbnails as pagination etc.


Slider Evolution for WordPress

Slider Evolution is a JQuery plugin that lets you easily create powerful javascript sliders with very nice transition effects. Enhance your website by adding a unique and attractive slider!


3D Content Slider WordPress Plugin


WordPress Media Gallery – Ken Burns Effect

WordPress Media Gallery is the ultimate gallery for your WordPress site. It supports any kind of content from simple images to advanced inline content to videos.


DDSliderWP – 11 Transitions – Slide Manager Panel



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