15+ Best Free WordPress Slider Plugins – Free Download

The best WordPress slider plugins are available to download free for use for WordPress blog and it easiest to use and most performance optimized code for WordPress slider plugin. By utilizing custom post types, allows you to create an infinite number of responsive WordPress sliders with images in each slider with a few clicks of the mouse. It's hard to go wrong with those WordPress slider!

WP Nivo Slider

This plugin creates a Slideshow/Slider with post thumbnails in your posts configured for a particular category of your wordpress. It is entirely written in jQuery (following the pattern of my other plugins). It can be integrated anywhere on your Blog/Website. The WP Nivo Slider shows your chosen Blog Posts from a specific Category.

To use the WP Nivo Slider, you must first enter the settings Plug-in Option -> WP Nivo Slider and choose which category you want that displays the posts. Next you need to insert a post in that category you chose previously. In the post that you entered you need to choose a post thumbnails. WP Nivo Slider changes its size to be the size image that you inserted, or the size of the slider will depend on the Largest image. This plugin do not resize images.

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Responsive WordPress Slider – Soliloquy Lite

Soliloquy, the best responsive WordPress slider plugin, is now available in its Lite form! Soliloquy is audited by Mark Jaquith, lead developer of WordPress, for security and features the easiest to use and most performance optimized code for a WordPress slider plugin. 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 of the mouse. It's hard to go wrong with this WordPress slider!

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Skitter Slideshow WordPress Plugin

Let your blog more elegant Skitter Slideshow! With numerous customization options, is one that will bode well for your theme.


Promotion Slider

Promotion slider is a jQuery slider plugin WordPress that makes it easy to insert a simple slideshow, or implement multiple rotating ad zones, on a webpage. Because it is highly-customizable, you are in complete control of what shows on the slider, what shows on your promotion pages and how it all works.

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Smart Slider 2

The perfect all-in-one responsive slider solution for WordPress. Smart Slider 2 comes with an intuitive interface for backend, which makes easy for anyone to design beautiful sliders in minutes. Grab a new layer, move it on the canvas, finally drag&drop some items with your mouse and your slide is ready. Our customers highly recommend Smart Slider 2.

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Meta Slider WordPress Plugin

Meta Slider is a flexible, intuitive slideshow administration plugin that lets you choose between 4 jQuery sliders.

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Len Slider

LenSlider is a WordPress plugin for creation of visual sliders, carousels or slideshows for your site without writing any code. All sliders based on LenSlider skins, and skins have effects based on jQuery and CSS3. Use a shortcode in your posts/pages or static php-code in your template files to integrate any slider you made.

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SlideDeck 2 Lite Responsive Content Slider

SlideDeck 2 for WordPress is a responsive slider plugin that lets you easily create content sliders out of almost any content. Connect to a variety of Content Sources like YouTube, Flickr, WordPress posts and Pinterest to create gorgeous, dynamic sliders in a few clicks – no coding is required.

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Cyclone Slider

Cyclone Slider follows the keep it simple mantra. It leverages wordpress' built-in features. It uses custom post for the slideshow, custom fields to store settings, and media uploader for the images. Its simple yet flexible.

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Smooth Slider

Smooth Slider is a WordPress Plugin for creating a dynamic slideshow/s for featured Posts, Pages, Media Images and Custom Post Types on a WordPress site.

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WOW Slider

WOW Slider is a WordPress slider with stunning visual effects and tons of professionally made templates. WOW Slider is packed with a point-and-click wizard to create fantastic image sliders in a matter of seconds without coding and image editing. Responsive, fully accessible as a pure CSS slider if the Javascript is turned off, touch swipe support, all browsers, all devices, search engine friendly, clean and valid markup.

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[nivo] shortcode for the jQuery Nivo slider; “The Most Awesome jQuery Image Slider”; reputed to be the world's most popular jQuery image slider.

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Simple HTML Slider

Simple HTML Slider a.k.a. SHTML Slider is a basic HTML content slider. SHTML Slider allows users to create HTML slides within seconds and without any fuzz. Users can use any type of HTML data in slider. Users can create any type of slides using SHTML Slider be it a simple HTML snippet, an Image, a Map, a youtube or vimeo video.


Cyclone Slider 2 – Free WordPress Slider Plugins

Cyclone Slider 2 is an easy-to-use slider plugin with an intuitive user interface. It leverages the built-in features of WordPress. It uses custom post for the slider, custom fields to store settings, and media uploader for the images. It also uses a template system that allows developers to easily customize the look and behavior of the slider. It's a simple and flexible slider plugin.