As we make a start to a brand new year, slideshow and content slider plugins remain very popular with WordPress users. We have rounded up the best WordPress slider plugins in 2012 and we are back again to give you the hottest slider plugins to use in 2013.
The Soliloquy website states that this is the best WordPress slider, ever. After giving it a test drive, it’s definitely hard to find something better than Soliloquy and deny that grandiose statement.
So if you’re looking for the top WordPress slider plugin for 2013, well, here you have it. Whether or not this is the most ideal slider for your needs is something else, but you can always test drive Soliloquy and then decide for yourself.
RoyalSlider – Touch Content Slider
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.
RoyalSlider is focused on performance, stability and providing best experience for user with any device. It doesn’t have thousands of fancy transitions, but the one that he has work as fast and as smooth as current day technology allows.
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!
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.
This plugin features tons of unique transition effects, an image preloader, video embedding, autoplay that stops on user interaction and lots of easy to set options to create your own effects.
Slider PRO is one of the most powerful slider plugins for WordPress on the market.
The slider is fully responsive and mobile-ready. It provides 150+ options, 100+ possible transition effects, from simple ‘fade’, ‘slide’ or ‘swipe’ effects to more complex ‘slice’ effects, 15+ skins and much more. Also, the slider’s administration area is very powerful and uses the default WordPress design, which WordPress users are already familiar with.
This slider plugin is carefully coded, using WordPress development best practices. Please take a look at the list of features below and visit the slider’s dedicated website, sliderpro.net, for more information, screencasts and examples.
Cute Slider WP is a stunning premium CSS3 / HTML5 WordPress slider plugin with some excellent effects.
Responsive Ken Burns Sliders
Ken Burns Sliders Full Collection WordPress Plugin comes in 4 versions: Fixed Dimensions, Full Width, Full Screen and SideBar banners/Mini-Galeries. Please check the video tutorials and the live preview of this slider and convince yourself of its quality.
The official Nivo Slider WordPress Plugin allows you to combine the beauty and elegance of the Nivo Slider with the robust and familiar content management of WordPress. Without touching any code you can create multiple sliders that can be included anywhere and customized using the familiar WordPress backend.
CU3ER™ is 3D a jQuery Image Slider, EASY to set up, fully CUSTOMIZABLE, TAILORED to provide a UNIQUE look & feel, INSPIRING and FUN-to-USE. Play with CU3ER! Its 3D magic is awesome.
Step away from common, boring & flat 2D experience and dive into endless possibilities of adding the third dimension to your slideshow. Superb slick 3D transition effects are perfect attention grabbers but if needed, you can deploy convenient and eye-catchy 2D transitions as well. You will love it and your visitors will love it even more.
WORDPRESS & JOOMLA INTEGRATION
Easy CU3ER integration into WordPress & Joomla powered websites while offering lots of advanced CU3ER content editing & managing features. With simple embedding option and easy content management through familiar WordPress & Joomla user interface you get full control over whole CU3ER content, slides & transitions.
WORKS BEAUTIFULLY ON ALL DEVICES
Have we missed out on your favourite WordPress slider plugin? Let us know in the comments section!
If you enjoyed this post, make sure to subscribe to WP Mayor’s RSS feed.