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7 jQuery Slider Plugins for WordPress

Having a content slider are common nowadays they are useful in showcasing your important highlighted content in limited space. But when it comes to a responsive web design the slider should adapt to the user screen size for optimal browsing experience. There are several jQuery slider plugin available free and premium that blends in your website’s design layout flawlessly which enhances users overall browsing experience.

jQuery plugins are in high demand due to its responsive and user friendly design that enables webmaster to highly customize the plugin which fully integrates in to any web design of WordPress site. Image galleries and image slideshow have become highly popular that inspired developers to create more amazing and powerful image galleries plugins using jQuery.

In this post we are going to showcase some of the best jQuery slider plugins for WordPress. Most of the jQuery plugins are easy to install and don’t even need any of coding experience.

Nivo Slider


Nivo slider is the world’s most beautiful and light weight jQuery slider plugin, that makes your website fully responsive and beautiful. The plugin supports 16 beautiful transition effects raging from folding, fading, slicing and sliding. Is also provide support for keyboard navigation and touch gestures for mobile devices. You can easily insert images, content, HTML elements and even videos in your slideshow. Nivo slider is available under free open source licenses which makes your website look great and beautiful with few steps.

The WordPress version of nivo slide is isn’t free but you can easily integrate it in to your WordPress site with 3 easy steps which only weights 15KB on web pages and doesn’t effects web page loading speed.

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CC Slider


CC Slider is the unique jQuery image slider plugin support 14 3D & 16 2D Transition effects. The plugin is fully responsive, works great in any browser and mobile devices it also support touch gestures to navigate through slides.

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FlexiSlider 2


FlexiSlider 2 is the most popular jQuery slider plugin for WordPress, developed by Woothemes. It is fully responsive and supports touch/ swipe navigation for mobile devices. The plugin features Callback API for Viemo and Wistia with slide show as well as smooth Vertical / horizontal slide animations with custom navigation options. And it’s available free to use.

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WOW Slider


Wow Slider is highly responsive and customizable jQuery Slider plugin with amazing visual effects including, Rotate, blur, cube, slices, face, ken burns etc. it also comes with tons of professionally made templates. Most important it comes with a windows & mac desktop app where you can create slides and export them to wordpress plugins as well as joomla plugins.

WoW slide is very user friendly and doesn’t need any coding knowledge.it is available free as well as pro version to download which requires registration.

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SlideDeck2


SlideDeck2 enables you to create responsive slide shows from any type of content. It may be images, blog posts, flikr photos, Pinterest posts, YouTube or viemo videos and HTML elements. Manage your slides from admin console and simply insert them to your sites template and posts.

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Royal Slider


Royal Slider is fully responsive jQuery slider plugin with touch friendly support. The plugin can slide any content raging from images, videos, articles and HTML elements. It can fetch images from your Flickr or 500px account and automatically resize to optimal resolutions. Royal slide comes with an easy to use admin interface, enables you to manage all your slides from one locations. The plugins comes with inbuilt 10+ templates, 5+ skins and 100+ configurable options.

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FlipBook


Flipbook Content and image slider is developed with HTML and jQuery which doesn’t need flash player, the plugin is fully responsive and adapts any screen resolutions to run flawlessly on any browser and device. It comes with 30 beautiful transition patters that enables you to customizable your slides easily from the advanced admin panel.

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