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Light Slider


Light Slider is a very very lightweight and responsive slider WordPress plugin. It is very easy to use. With a few clicks you will have a beautiful slider.

The main features

  • Lightweight with CSS3 animation
  • Fully Responsive
  • Touch Swipe Navigation
  • Layer types: caption, image, button
  • Preview slider before publishing
  • Drag and drop to sort slides
  • Auto play with timing option
  • Keyboard navigation
  • HTML5 valid and SEO friendly
  • Auto generated shortcode to show slider in posts, pages, …
  • Unlimited slides


  • Slider editor
  • Basic slider


  1. Install the plugin through Plugins > Add New > Upload or by copying the unzipped package to wp-content/plugins/.
  2. Activate the Light Slider plugin through the ‘Plugins > Installed Plugins’ menu in WordPress.


How to create slider
  1. Go to Light Slider > click the ‘Create New Slider’ button.
  2. Choose theme you want to create
  3. After edit slider, click on Save button
How to publish slider

Copy slider shortcode, for example [light_slider id=”1″] in the post or page where you want to display the slider


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Contributors & Developers

“Light Slider” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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Change log


  • Initial version.