Sliders are a great way to showcase images on your site and having responsive sliders for mobile is the way to go. No matter if you want to display your most recent posts, nice images with links or even your Instagram or Flicker feed slider plugins are always the solution!
So here is a list of some of the best slider plugins for 2016.
1. Soliloquy lite
is a great lightweight yet robust slider that allows you to add meta to your images for better SEO for images
. With 900,000+ downloads, Soliloquy is the best choice for a WordPress slider plugin
because it is fast, extremely intuitive and pretty easy to use. You can get your slider going in just a matter of seconds.
2. Smart Slider 3
Smart Slider 3
is a brand new and intuitive WordPress plugin to create sliders which was never possible before with any free slider plugins. Smart Slider 3 has every feature what you can expect from a free slider plugin. Besides that Smart Slider gives you the tool to create YouTube and Vimeo slides, create slides from your WordPress posts, even more it has a complete easy-to-use slide editor with different layers.
Smart Slider 3
3. Meteor Slider
is a just out-of-the-box slider with many useful features to get started without any trouble. With active installs of 80,000+, it amazingly uses WP development patterns. This plugin comes with only the most basic of features – the ability to add images to a slider, set dimensions, set the speed, and choose from 26 transition styles.
4. Smooth Slider
With Smooth Slider
you can embed recent posts, category specific or featured posts slider in less than 50 seconds. It creates a dynamic slideshow/s of featured Posts, Pages, Media Images and Custom Post Types on a WordPress site. With a live preview on admin panel, one can customize the slider before implementation.
5. Meta Slider
has a good combination of multiple free slider scripts, transitions, and rendering effects. With active installs of 700,000+, it works with various themes and has a good intuitive interface. You can create responsive slideshows with Nivo Slider, Flex Slider, Coin Slider and Responsive Slides.
6. Cyclone slider 2
Cyclone slider 2 is another simple slider plugin that allows you to add a slider to your site and has different styles and transitions to choose from. With 80,000+ installs, it displays a simple responsive image slider with a few options, such as delays, slider dimensions, and pause on hover. Just drag and drop to add and re-order your slides.
Cyclone Slider 2
7. Easing Slider Lite
Easing Slider Lite
is a bloat-free, lightweight and simple WordPress slider plugin. With 80,000+, installs it is easy to use and integrates well with the WordPress media uploader. It does not have too many features, as you would expect, those features are available with a premium version.
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