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Carousel Slider

Touch enabled wordpress plugin that lets you create beautiful multipurpose responsive carousel slider.

The Easiest Way to Create Image, Video and Post Carousel. Carousel Slider is a touch enabled WordPress plugin that lets you create highly customizable, stylish responsive carousel slider. With Carousel Slider, you can create image carousel using media gallery or custom url, post carousel, video carousel. We have integrated Owl Carousel 2 into our plugin for the ultimate device support.

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Full Feature Set

  • Multiple types carousel, images from media gallery, images from URL, videos from youtube and vimeo, and posts carousel
  • Posts carousel, support Specific posts, Post Categories, Post Tags, Posts per page, Date range query and ordering
  • Video carousel, support custom height and width (Currently only support video from Youtube and Vimeo)
  • Fully responsive, configure the number of items to display for desktop, small desktop, tablet and mobile devices
  • Lightweight, only loads stuff when carousel is used
  • Navigation and pagination, choose what type of navigation is displayed for your carousel with unlimited colors option
  • Works great in touch devices, Touch and Grab enabled
  • Supported in all major browsers
  • CSS3 3D Acceleration
  • Multiple carousel on same page
  • Lazy load images
  • Support image title, caption, link url
  • and more options

Images Carousel using gallery images

Images Carousel using custom URLs

Posts Carousel

With Page Builder by SiteOrigin

With WPBakery Visual Composer

Using as a Widget

Author Sayful Islam
Contributors sayful
Tags carousel, carousel slider, image carousel, images, owl carousel, shortcode, slider, widget
  1. carousel-slider screenshot 1

    Carousel slider admin page

  2. carousel-slider screenshot 2

    Front-end example of posts carousel slider.

  3. carousel-slider screenshot 3

    Front-end example of videos carousel slider.

  4. carousel-slider screenshot 4

    Front-end example of images carousel slider.

  • From your WordPress dashboard go to Plugins > Add New.
  • Search for Carousel Slider in Search Plugins box.
  • Find the WordPress Plugin named Carousel Slider by Sayful Islam.
  • Click Install Now to install the Carousel Slider Plugin.
  • The plugin will begin to download and install.
  • Now just click Activate to activate the plugin.

If you still need help. visit WordPress codex

version 1.6.3 - 2017-01-31

  • Added - Added title option for carousel slider widget.
  • Tweak - Tweak at post carousel admin interface.
  • Tweak - Added new carousel_slider_load_scripts filter hook for modifying scripts load conditions.
  • And some other tweak for coding improvement.

version 1.6.2 - 2017-01-27

  • Fixed - Removed PHP trait to add support to PHP 5.3 as some users still use PHP 5.3
  • Fixed - Fixed issue to make all carousel slider type to Image Carousel on activation.

version 1.6.1 - 2017-01-12

  • Added - Show posts by Post Categories, Post Tags.
  • Added - Option to choose query type - Latest Posts, Date Range, Post Categories, Post Tags or Specific Posts.
  • Added - Added option to set link target for image carousel when click on image.
  • Fixed - Fixed issue for not saving value from multiple select when no/empty value.
  • Updated - Pre and Next Navigation buttons has been changed by inline SVG images.

version 1.6.0 - 2016-12-22

  • Added - "Link to URL" field at WordPress media uploader for linking carousel image.
  • Added - Video carousel slider with custom height and width.
  • Added - Posts carousel slider supporting Specific posts, Posts per page, Date range query and ordering posts.
  • Added - Images carousel using custom URL with sorting, custom title, custom caption and link to URL features.
  • Added - New breakpoint for Extra Large Desktop Layout
  • Updated - Owl Carousel v2.2.0 javaScript library
  • Shortcode [carousel] and [item] has been deprecated but backup up for previous versions.
  • Documentation enhancement and improvements.

version 1.5.3 - 2016-12-08

  • Fixed - Issue for not saving zero value for margin.

version 1.5.2 - 2016-12-03

  • Added - Added options to show title and caption on carousel item.
  • Added - Lazy Load of images.
  • Added - Support multiple carousel slide at same page.
  • Added - New Carousel Slider Widget to add carousel at widget. Especially helpful for page builder that use widget like "SiteOrigin Page Builder".
  • Added - New Element added for WPBakery Visual Composer page builder. If you are using WPBakery Visual Composer page.
  • Merged - All CSS styles in on file.

version 1.5.1 - 2016-08-11

  • Version compatibility check and some bug fix.

version 1.5.0 - 2016-02-05

  • Added graphical interface to add carousel
  • Added shortcode attributes 'inifnity_loop', 'autoplay_timeout', 'autoplay_speed', 'slide_by', 'nav_color', 'nav_active_color', 'margin_right'
  • Removed shortcode 'carousel_slider' and 'all-carousels'
  • Removed shortcode attributes 'pagination_speed', 'rewind_speed', 'scroll_per_page', 'pagination_numbers', 'auto_height', 'single_item'

version 1.4.0

  • Added option to add custom image size
  • Added option to link each slide to a URL
  • Added option to open link in the same frame as it was clicked or in a new window or tab.
  • Added feature to add multiple slider at page, post or theme by custom post category slug
  • Re-write with Object-oriented programming (OOP)

version 1.3.0

  • Tested with WordPress version 4.1

version 1.2.0

  • Fixed bugs regarding shortcode.
  • Added href="" to add link to post, page or media
  • Translation ready

version 1.1.0 - 2014-07-15

  • Fixed some bugs.

version 1.0.0 - 2014-06-30

  • Initial release.

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Version 1.6.3

Requires WordPress version: 3.5 or higher

Compatible up to: 4.8

Last Updated 31 Jan 2017

Date Added: 30 Jun 2014

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