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Cryout Serious Slider

Responsive slider, built on Bootstrap Carousel, uses core WordPress functionality, easy to use. Seriously!


  • Unlimited sliders with unlimited slides
  • Seriously configurable
  • Fully responsive
  • Touch Swipe Navigation
  • Customization options for each individual slider
  • Slide attributes: image, caption title, caption text (with HTML support), target link
  • Easy to use - uses WordPress custom post types
  • Translation ready and compatible with translation plugins
  • Accessibility ready
  • Lightweight (uses CSS and iconfont only)
  • CSS transitions – fast and powerful hardware accelerated CSS3 3D transforms
  • HTML5 valid
  • Sample content
Author Cryout Creations
Contributors CryoutCreations
Tags Bootstrap, carousel, responsive, responsive slider, shortcode, slider

Automatic installation

  1. Navigate to Plugins in your dashboard and click the Add New button.
  2. Type in "Cryout Serious Slider" in the search box on the right and press Enter, then click the Install button next to the plugin title.
  3. After installation Activate the plugin, look for Serious Slider in the dashboard menu to set up a slider.

Manual installation

  1. Upload cryout-serious-slider folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress
  3. Navigate to Serious Slider in the dashboard menu to set up a slider.


  • Enabled quick-edit functionality on the sliders
  • Fixed slider query overlapping WordPress query in specific usage scenarios (thanks to webdragon)
  • Limited dashboard resource loading only to plugin's sections
  • Fixed multiple instances of the same slider missing styling after moving inline styling to footer in 0.5.1
  • Added extra taxonomy hook for support in Cryout themes
  • Fixed animation glitch on Fluida theme


  • Moved inline styling to footer
  • Fixed responsive styling issue on about page
  • Added widget HTML wrapper for better compatibility with themes
  • Added get_sliders_list() function for custom theme integration
  • Improved 'No slides' message to link to slider management / sample slider loader.
  • Corrected slider selection label in slider metabox
  • Corrected insert slider window to display 'no slider available' message when there are no sliders
  • Fixed missing closing bracked in template code example
  • Fixed slider image tag to only be outputted when an image was defined
  • Improved contrained slider layout
  • Fixed missing insert slider icon in TinyMCE editor


  • Initial release.
Version 0.6

Requires WordPress version: 4.0 or higher

Compatible up to: 4.6.3

Last Updated 01 Nov 2016

Date Added: 11 May 2016

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