Best slider plugins for WordPress

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Best slider plugins for WordPress


The best way to impress your readers is to show them beautiful images related to the topic of your article. Using cool images is a very good option, but it will be better showing it together using styled image sliders in your blogs. Looks and presentation are the primary requirements of all the websites. Using this plugin you can display images, videos & GIFs to your audience.

Blogging is very cool when you get good feedback from your readers. Any reader will only response to your blog when he successfully gets for what he is searching for. These live sliders help to add caption on the images or link the images to the corresponding posts. The slider is the primary source of website’s glimpse. It creates a brief look and also makes the reading more interesting and compelling. In order to make this post better and amusing, I’ve shortlisted 5 best slider plugins for WordPress.

Meta Slider


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This is a very popular slider plugin for WordPress with 600,000+ active installs. Its functions are very easy. Simply select images from your WordPress Media Library, drag and drop them into place. You can set slide captions, links and SEO fields all from one page. It includes 4 different types of sliders i.e.

  • Flex Slider 2 – Responsive, 2 transition effects, carousel mode.
  • Nivo Slider – Responsive, 16 transition effects, 4 themes.
  • Responsive Slides – Responsive & incredibly light weight.
  • Coin Slider – 4 transition effects.

HUGE-IT Slider


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Huge-IT Slider is a quick and easy way to add custom sliders on your WordPress websites. You can use this plugin on pages, posts and widget areas. You can add unlimited amount of images with title and description. The plugin comes with an auto-generated shortcode for the easier process of adding the slider to the posts/pages/templates.

  • Descriptions and titles can include hyperlinks.
  • Possibility to add a slider in widgets right from widgets admin panel.
  • Possibility to use unlimited sliders on one page.
  • Smart target feature, so that inner links will open up within the page, whereas outsourced links will open in a new page.
  • HTML support in the titles and descriptions.
  • Drag and Drop functionality.

Responsive WordPress Slider – Soliloquy Lite



Soliloquy lite is also known as the best responsive WordPress slider plugin. The plugin is very responsive and has more than 90,000 active installs. By utilizing custom post types, Soliloquy allows you to create an infinite number of responsive WordPress sliders with an infinite number of images in each slider with a few clicks. It includes-

  • Usage of a custom post type to create an unlimited number of WordPress sliders.
  • Drag-and-drop image uploading, sorting and saving for each WordPress slider that you build.
  • Completely SEO optimized with the ability to specify alt and title tags for your images within the slider.
  • Completely responsive (with touch enabled swiping).
  • Shortcode and template tags handy so that you can insert your WordPress slider anywhere in your theme.

Master Slider – Responsive Touch Slider



Master Slider is a free responsive image and content slider with super smooth hardware accelerated transitions. The plugin is popular with more than 60,000 active installs.  It supports touch navigation with pure swipe gesture that you have never experienced before. It’s a truly responsive and device friendly slider which works perfectly on all major devices (Mobile friendly).

  • Fully Responsive
  • Cross Browser IE8+ and Other Modern Browsers.
  • HTML5 Valid and SEO Friendly Markup.
  • Touch Swipe Navigation.
  • Drag and drop slider creation.
  • Extremely user-friendly admin panel.

Easing Slider



Easing Slider is an extremely easy to use slider plugin for WordPress. It is built to be lightweight and simple, enabling you to create beautiful slides quickly and efficiently. It is a user-friendly WordPress plugin which also works on every major device. It comes with many great features, some of which include:

  • Fully responsive & mobile ready.
  • Bulk image uploading, integrated with new WordPress Media Library.
  • CSS3 transitions for ultra-smooth transitions.
  • Navigation arrows & pagination.
  • Preloading functionality on page load.
  • A visual editor for customizing basic styling.

Best slider plugins for WordPress

Best slider plugins for WordPress

Last updated: June 24, 2016

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Hi ! I'm Prakhar Shrivastav, currently a final year BSc student and a co-founder of 3nions. I love spending quality times on Web development, Graphic designing, and SEO.


Thanks for sharing amazing post about WordPress Slider Plugins. I would like to recommend to try Avartan Slider Plugin.
It has feature as,
– Fully Responsive
– Cross Browsing Support
– User Friendly Backend
– Touch & Swipe Navigation
– SEO Friendly
– Full Width Video Support
– Animation & Transition and much more…

Yeah Brad ! Avartan is an awesome plugin. and your welcome ! 🙂

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