Best Free Slider WordPress Plugins

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Last Updated 12, oct, 2016 – Content Slider or Image Slider become popular recently. They are everywhere, the reason is that they offer a marvelous method for displaying a lot of content in such a minimal space, they are also a great way to highlight your best and most popular articles and content. Here is a list of  free slider WordPress plugins.

vSlider – WordPress Image Slider Plugin

1. WP Slideshow Gallery

With the WordPress slideshow gallery plugin you can embed a slideshow gallery into any WordPress post/page with the use of the “sideshow” shortcode. You can hardcode a slideshow gallery into any of the PHP files of your WordPress theme using just a few lines of code. This WordPress Slider plugin have thumbs below the image being presented, text overlay and looks pretty cool – and then it is completely free.




3. Easing Slider


4. vSlider – WordPress Image Slider Plugin

vSlider – WordPress Image Slider Plugin
vSlider is a jQuery based image slide show script that can display specific images on your WordPress based website with fading or sliding transitions. It makes use of the core WordPress jQuery library, making it very tiny, about 20 kb, and you don’t have to have any knowledge of coding for using it!
It can use images from your posts using custom fields or scanning for images in the post to feature your latest posts from a specific category (for example a featured category), this way with every new post the slider will automatically update it self.

5. WP Slideshow Gallery

WP Slideshow Gallery
WP Slideshow Gallery is a flexible and easy to configure JavaScript powered slideshow gallery showcase for WordPress.

6. Featured Content Gallery Plugin

Featured Content Gallery Plugin
Completely customizable, the Featured Content Gallery is very easy to integrate. Choose to automate the plugin and simply add a custom field to each post or page you want to display and the gallery will show the image, an auto-generated thumbnail in the upper carousel, and the title and first few lines of page/post text. Advanced options allow inclusion of custom thumbnail images, text, gallery styles and transitions.

7. Frontpage-Slideshow for WordPress

Frontpage-Slideshow for WordPress
There are no limits to how many slides Frontpage-Slideshow will allow, it will automatically start when images are preloaded and will retrieve automaticaly all information to show depending on global parameters. All aspects can be easily customized: sizes, colors, background-images, transitions, durations, parts to show and preload animations.

8. Featurific, The Terrific Featured Item Slideshow!

Featurific, The Terrific Featured Item Slideshow!

9. Smooth Slider – Slideshow Of Featured Posts

Smooth Slider - Slideshow Of Featured Posts
Smooth Slider is a free, feature rich and easy to customise and style WordPress Plugin that assigns a post as featured posts on a blog and then create a slideshow with them to show at any location on a blog.

10. WordPress Content Slide Plugin

Wordpress Content Slide Plugin
Content Slide a WP plugin to create fully customizable jQuery fading image slideshows/sliders anywhere within your WordPress site. Custom options include slideshow size, color, style and more, much more.

11. Coin Slider 4 WordPress

Coin Slider 4 WordPress
Coin Slider 4 WP will show your featured posts as an image slider and rotate them using unique effects provided by jQuery’s Coin Slider. Implementation is very easy, after you download and activate this plugin, just paste one line of code in your template and Coin Slider 4 WP is ready to use.

Premium Plugins

RoyalSlider – Touch Content Slider for WordPress


New RoyalSlider for WordPress is responsive image gallery and HTML content slider plugin with touch-swipe navigation. Plugin is mobile-friendly and allows creating completely custom slideshows and css3 banner rotators with images, videos or HTML content in slides. You can also dynamically populate data from Flickr, 500px, or featured posts of any post type – like WooCommerce products. Developed in best pracises of CSS3 and HTML5. For photo gallery you can enable vertical or horizontal thumbnails, enable lazy-loading or fullscreen. Carousel also supports YouTube or Vimeo videos that allows you to create video galleries.

LayerSlider WP – The WordPress Parallax Slider


LayerSlider is the favorite parallax effect slider of the World. It is highly customizable and it has a stunning admin user interface. With more, than 7000 happy customers behind us you will exactly get what you need: a powerful WordPress slider plugin with a lot of features, fast support and free updates!

uBillboard – Premium Slider for WordPress


uBillboard is a Premium Slider for WordPress. It is a jQuery based slider with a multitude of transitions and options for you to be able to customize it to your needs while not overwhelming you with options you never wanted or needed. Version 3 was a revolutionary release with most of the codebase rewritten from scratch. This has enabled us to integrate many features that you have been requesting during the first year. In version 3.5 we’ve added mobile support with touch controls, responsive design, retina graphics and performance improvements.

Slider Revolution Responsive WordPress Plugin


Create a responsive(mobile friendly) or fullwidth slider with must-see-effects and meanwhile keep or build your SEO optimization (all content always readable for search engines). See the heaps of custom transitions/animations for each object on the page! Customize this slider with our convenient drag&drop backend to your very needs.

Sugar Slider – Premium WordPress Slider Manager


Fast Slider – Easy and Fast – Slider Plugin for WordPress


Hero Slider – WordPress Slider Plugin


WP1 Slider Pro – WordPress Responsive Touch Slider for a Layman