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First Slider


Easy to use WordPress based slider

First slider is an easy to use responsive slider, using Slider Library to upload, delete images and update captions; using shortcode [firstslider] to place slider on posts, pages and widgets.

The front end is based on jQuery FlexSlider v2.0 (2012) from Wowslider.

First slider uses Slider Library to upload and delete images, update captions to images, and use shortcode to place slider on posts, pages and widgets.

Docs and Support

Overview: All the images you have uploaded are listed in the Slider Library, with the most recent uploads listed first. You can use the Screen Options tab to customize the display of this screen, and Save Caption to update a caption.

Shortcode: Use [firstslider] to show sliders with default settings.

If you were unable to find the answer to your question on the FAQ or in any of the documentation, you should check the support forum on If you can’t locate any topics that pertain to your particular issue, post a new topic for it.

Parameters and default settings

  • animation: slider or fade. Default: slider
  • width: Width of the sliders. Default: 100%
  • color: Capture’s font color. Default: #ffffff
  • background: Capture’s background color. Default: #000000

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  • First Slider Demo
  • First slider library page to edit, delete sliders (images) or caption text
  • Add new slider


  1. Use Plugins -> Add New to install the First Slider or upload ‘zn-first-slider’ direcotry (decompress to ‘/wp-content/plugins/’ directory;

  2. Activate the First Slider plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress. You will find ‘Sliders’ menu on WordPress admin panel

  3. Place [firstslider] on your pages, posts and widgets


What about First Slider?

The First Slider use the slider library (a top-level menu called Sliders) to upload, delete images and caption text. The slider has 2 jQuery effects: fade and slider.


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