The 15 best WordPress plugins for sliders

Sliders — one of the most popular features for many WordPress users. They add style and charm to many sites to help attract the attention of visitors to specific parts of the content. But what may be new in this field? That is, the sliders are there for years, and if you are using WordPress since 2010, you might think that you’ve seen them all. So today we decided to gather a list of 14 new (or recently updated) free and paid WordPress sliders. Enjoy!

1. Slider Revolution

Price: $26

Create a responsive slider (for mobile devices) or the slider on full width page with effects and save or improve SEO optimization (all content can be read by search engines). You will see a lot of conversion options and animations for each object on the page. Adjust this slider to fit your needs using convenient Drag & Drop interface.

This plugin contains a huge number of unique effects, preload image, insert video, auto-play that stops the action of the user, as well as many simple options to create your own effects.

2. RoyalSlider

Price: $24

New RoyalSlider for WordPress is responsive plugin for gallery images and slider HTML content with navigation through touch and swipe. The plugin is friendly to mobile devices and allows you to fully create your slideshow and carousel CSS3 banners with images, videos or HTML content in slides. You can also dynamically populate data from Flickr, 500px and of records of any type – for example, products of WooCommerce. Made in the best traditions of CSS3 and HTML5. For photo gallery you can enable vertical or horizontal thumbnails, prefetch or expand to full screen. Carousel also supports YouTube videos and Vimeo that allows you to create video galleries.

3. LayerSlider

Price: $25

This WordPress plugin for LayerSlider! You can create as many layers or sublayers. You can use unlimited images with links. The script is very user-friendly, you can add global or local settings for each layer or sublayer. You can change the delay time, the types and duration changes, and more.

4. Facebook Likebox Slider

Price: $20

The best social slider plugin for WordPress. Easy to install, configured in 3 clicks, excellent design tabs. Easy way to get more traffic, more subscribers and popularity.

5. All In One Banner Rotator

Price: $21

All In One is a plugin of Jquery Advanced Slider for WordPress which comes in 5 flavors: Banner Rotator, Thumbnails Banner, Banner with Playlist, Content Slider, Carousel. It allows you to easily create powerful sliders with animated text using HTML standard tags, making the slider very easy to setup and support. View video tutorials for each product and review their work in person, to ensure the quality of this plugin.

6. TouchCarousel

Price: $26

TouchCarousel — WordPress plugin content slider entries with touch navigation for mobile devices. You can create sliders for specific types of records, with a separate taxonomy (categories, tags, etc.) and create layout templates using simple templating system.

7. Premium Featured Posts Slider

Price: $24

Premium Featured Posts Slider — newly updated, highly appreciated WordPress plugin with lots of possibilities.

Free plugins

8. FlexSlider

FlexSlider is a new, fully responsive jQuery slider from WooThemes.

9. Meta Slider

Meta Slider is a flexible, intuitive control plug-in slideshow that lets you choose between four jQuery sliders.

10. Len Slider

Len Slider — WordPress plugin to create visual sliders, carousels or slideshows for your website without writing any code. All sliders based on LenSlider topics and themes include the effects based on jQuery and CSS3. To integrate any slider you made use shortcode in your posts or pages or static php-code in your template files.

11. WOW Slider

WOW Slider with great visual effects and a huge number of professionally made templates. WOW Slider is Packed with a wizard to create an image slider for a few seconds, with no coding and image editing. Adaptive, fully working CSS slider with Javascript turned off, swipe support, all browsers, all devices, clean and simple layout, friendly to search engines.

12. IvyCat AJAX Image Slider

This plugin is a very lightweight template/framework for developers to add to the page powerful AJAX image slider.

13. Oik-Nivo-Slider

“The most awesome jQuery image slider” is considered the most popular image slider jQuery.

14. Full Width Background Slider

A great plugin that allows you to add a fullscreen background sliders with a huge number of possibilities. Adds full-screen slider for your website. You can add up to 6 images in a slider. You can add single full-screen background images for your website. You can add different sliders for different pages of your website. Easy to manage. Comes with 6 great ready to use backgrounds. And last but not least – it’s free.

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