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10 Great WordPress Slideshow Plugins to Showcase Your Photos

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WordPress slideshow plugins are used to showcase photos, illustrations, products, portfolios etc. in an attractive way for your readers. It is very easy to upload and organize images in an online slideshow because WordPress slideshow plugins usually offer administration pages.

Featuring professionally edited photos on your website is a sure-fire way of making your site stand out above others. Slideshows are a great way to capture the attention of a visitor and hold them on your page. It will cause them to pause and watch the pictures rotate through while they’re also viewing the other content on your site that surrounds your slideshow. However, building a robust, professional looking slideshow can be quite time-consuming and implementing a pre-built slideshow may be the ideal solution.

When you compare the cost of a pre-built gallery to the time it would take you to develop something similar, the decision to go with something already available seems like an easy one. It will save you the time and headache of having to create a custom image viewer, not to mention the ongoing need to fix any bugs that may arise over time, and will keep the overall cost of the site down for your client. If you know of any other good options out there, please feel free to let us know in the comments section below.

So, if you’re looking for a nice way to showcase your images on your website, these plugins will be of great help. Do you have any other suggestions? Let us know in the comments below.

Slider Revolution

Slider Revolution Responsive WordPress Slider Plugin

This plugin lets you create a responsive and mobile friendly/fullwidth slider with great effects. It also helps you build your SEO optimization (all the media content in the sliders is always readable for search engines). This responsive WordPress slider plugin displays your content beautifully and has a drag & drop editor for easy slider creation.

Layers Slider

LayerSlider Responsive WordPress Slider Plugin

LayerSlider is a great parallax effect slider. It is highly customizable and it has a stunning admin user interface. Also, it is the most advanced responsive WordPress slider plugin with the famous parallax effect and hundreds of transitions! The drag and drop visual editor makes it really easy to create custom sliders for your site.



This is a WordPress gallery plugin that offers sophisticated gallery management and displays. NextGEN Gallery was one of the first WordPress gallery plugins available. This plugin delivers a very robust system for the management, categorization, and display of your photos. This plugin is so popular for a reason. It’s so easy to use and has loads of different functions

Slideshow Gallery

Slideshow Gallery

Use this plugin to easily display multiple galleries throughout your WordPress website. This plugin helps you display your custom added slides, slide galleries or show slides from WordPress posts/pages. This plugin is flexible and all aspects can easily be configured.

Smooth Slider

Smooth Slider

Smooth Slider adds a smooth content and image slideshow with customizable background and slide intervals to any location of your blog. Smooth Slider is a WordPress Plugin for creating a dynamic slide show for Featured Posts, Pages, Media Images and Custom Post Types. Smooth Slider is mobile friendly and has an auto adjusted design.

Avartan Slider

WordPress Slider Plugin

Avartan Slider is a responsive WordPress plugin. This plugin is effective and user-friendly and helps you create powerful sliders with animated layers. It has unique features like touch and swipe navigation, drag and drop visual slider builder, multi-media content and much more.

Circular Slide 

Circular Slide

This plugin lets you create your own slideshow with circles. You can use it to rotate images, photos from authors of blog or brands. It has more than 15 fancy animations, widget integration or shortcode integration, and works on Chrome, Opera, Firefox, Safari and IE10.

Accordion Slider

Accordion Slider

Accordion Slider is a fully responsive and touch-enabled WordPress plugin that offers a modern, intuitive and engaging user experience. It has smooth animations, as it uses CSS3 transitions and RequestAnimationFrame, plus accordions are automatically cached to improve the loading time. Even more, this WordPress plugin has a modular architecture, which means you can easily strip out the code to reduce the JavaScript file size if you have a little coding knowledge.

Recent Posts 

Recent Posts Revolution

Recent Post Revolution lets you display a selection of your posts, custom posts or pages in your WordPress blog. This is a touch-enabled WordPress plugin with an engaging user experience. All content is visible to search engines and it is compatible with MultiSite environments.

Swift Box 

Swift Box

Display news from different sources with Swift Box. This plugin allows you to group multiple contents and sort them by date. This plugin is fully responsive, which means it will adapt itself to any screen size. It also has lazy-loading to grant optimized loadings and 3 styles (minimal, light, dark).

Iggy is an entrepreneur, blogger, and designer who loves experimenting with new web design techniques, collating creative website designs, and writing about the latest design fonts, themes, plugins, inspiration, and more. You can follow him on Twitter

1 thought on “10 Great WordPress Slideshow Plugins to Showcase Your Photos”

  1. Great collection. Thanks for sharing.
    I am using Avartan slider for my WordPress website. It has great features and makes any website more attractive.


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