Awesome jQuery Slider Plugins
by Lars on December 18, 2012
Responsive layouts are in high demand right now so I thought it would make sense to categorize the plugins a bit. This makes it simpler for you to pick the best jQuery slider for your responsive web design.
Layer Slider is a jQuery content slider that makes it easy to add the cool parallax-effect to your slides. It is possible to add as many layers and sublayers as you want using the slide designer tool. In order to put together great looking slides you can use images, videos… well any type of HTML elements. It is possible to set up detailed settings globally or per slide, e.g. timing, transitions etc.
This is a free jQuery plugin you can use to add image galleries to your pages. The plugin is responsive and scale to fit their container you add it to.
With the All in one banner rotator plugin you get a all round slider script. It can be configured to act as banner rotator for using jquery banner animation style. It also supports thumbnails banners, banners with playlist, sliders and carousels with html content. The All in one Slider is responsive and it will adapt to fit tablet and mobile screens.
RoyalSlider is more than just an easy to use jQuery image gallery plugin. It contains layouts for most types of sliders. You can use it for adding image sliders, HTML content sliders, slideshows, image galleries, banner rotators, video galleries and carousels. The plugin have some really cool animated captions to get the message out!. For mobile visitors this jQuery slider plugin have a responsive layout and touch support.
The Revolution Responsive Slider makes it simple to implement responsive sliders with great interactive effects. This is all done by adding HTML markup to layers and you can control how and when content in layers appear. This is great for your SEO optimization since all content elements are readable for search engines. The plugin supports both responsive fixed width and full width sliders. There is a high number of custom transitions/animations available for each object and for the page transitions! You can handle all customization though jQuery options, HTML 5 data-attributes and CSS.
The HTML5 jQuery slider is a free image slider plugin. You can use this script to create HTML5 canvas based slideshows with a fancy transitioning effect.
With TouchCarousel you get a lightweight and mobile-friendly jQuery content scroller. It supports touch navigation for mobile users and besides classic image slider it also supports the following slider types: carousel, banner rotator and image gallery.
The jQuery banner rotator plugin is basically an image slide with simple to use navigation and text boxes to add a pitch to the slides. It is possible to have image thumbnails in the navigation and this plugin also includes some really cool transitions effects.
featuring multiple transitions. The thumbnails and buttons allow for easy navigation of your banners/ads. The banner rotator is also re-sizable and configurable through the plugin’s parameters.
The OneByOne Slider is a lightweight jQuery plugin you can use to display your image and text one by one. The CSS3 animation is driven by Animate.css. It’s mobile friendly, which support wipe left/right on your touch device like iPhone & iPad. You can drag and drop to navigate with your mouse too.
This is a jQuery Banner Rotator / Slideshow with translucent background set for caption.
Supports Responsive and fluid layouts. Supports touch swipe navigation on iPad and Android tablets.
Saloon is a jQuery Banner Rotator which animates your image and text slides with transition effects of the wide library. Easy installation, great transitions and text animations define the freshline style. See the heaps of custom transitions/animations for each object on the page! Customize this slider with just a little HTML and CSS to your very needs. Give each slider a description and more elements to transport your message. The touch style drag and rool feature if pretty cool.
CCSlider is an unique jQuery slideshow plugin. It supports 3d transitions! There are 14 stunning 3d transitions available, and also 16 stylish 2d transitions. You have the option for mentioning a 2d transition fallback for old browsers that don’t support HTML5 Canvas, which is used for producing the 3d transitions. The plugin also supports HTML captions, autoplay of slides, custom HTML content and custom transitions per slide. See below for a list of features available in the plugin.
Nivo Slider – MORE INFO | DEMO
Nivo slider is an awesome jQuery slider that features smooth transition, keyboard navigation and html captions.
Responsive KenBurner Slider jQuery Plugin is the premium way of using a slider in your website. A combination of Ken Burns Effect, state-of-the-art Slider, Text Animations and Responsive rebuilding defines this slider. Customize this slider with just a little HTML and CSS to your very needs. Give each slider some captions to transport your message. Use your Ken Burns Animated banner elements with the possibility of playing YouTube and Vimeo clips in a special detail view with describing text.
Blueberry – MORE INFO | DEMO
Introducing a jQuery image slider written specifically for responsive web design.
UnoSlider is a jQuery content slider plugin with unlimited transition animations (really, unlimited!). It also has a wide range of a features like touch enabled, mobile optimized interface, animated layers, responsiveness and a lot of other features.
The jQuery UniSlider plugin adds an elegant and sleek slider feature to your pages, You can use it as an images slideshow, or put any html content to slide. There are many features, options, events and methods included, easy to customize and implement.
You can create all Galleries you want with elegance and style. The sliding effect for both images and text is pretty cool.
Supersized jQuery plugin is a full screen background and slideshow that you can use to satisfy the craving of your clients for big and wonderful pictures.
Thumbnails Navigation Gallery with jQuery is an extraordinary gallery with scrollable thumbnails that slide out from a navigation. It has a menu of albums where each item can reveal a horizontal bar with thumbnails when clicked. The thumbnails container will scroll automatically when the user moves the mouse to the left or the right.
Slides – MORE INFO | DEMO
Slides is a slideshow plugin for jQuery that is built with simplicity in mind. Packed with a useful set of features to help novice and advanced developers alike create elegant and user-friendly slideshows.
This slider has thumbnail photo gallery, where clicking a button would reveal the entire photo and more information about that photo.
This is a jQuery grid slider with support for multiple categories, expandable html content, and lightbox. The slider is fully configurable and resizable through the plugin’s parameters and stylesheet.
li jQuery Image Slider / Banner Image Rotator is carefully crafted slider/image rotator, full of features, very easy to install and customize. Whenever you need a full featured slider image rotator or you need a simple ad banner, li jQuery Image slider will do the job with ease!
DualSlider – MORE INFO / DEMO
With DualSlider, you can slide your images while leaving a space for the description and other details.
This cool stuff easily creates a 3D rotation viewer in UIZE that lets users rotate the view of an object a full 360 degrees using a mouse, or finger on the Apple iPad.
ImageFlow – MORE INFO / DEMO
Sideways is a simple, yet elegant fullscreen image gallery created with the jQuery framework and some simple CSS.
Magic Scroller – MORE INFO | DEMO
Scroll your elements with this nice effect which is easy to install. With magic scroller, you can scroll your display vertically to expose its elements, iframes, or imáges. As a precondition all the elements have to be of equal size, and the mask needs to be proportional to the elements per row.
Pikachoose – MORE INFO | DEMO
PikaChoose is a lightweight jQuery slider plugin allowing for easy presentation of photos with carousels and lightboxes! Pikachoose is designed to be easily installed and easy to setup.