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Infinite Slider

Innovative slider plugin for WordPress based sites.


20 Reasons for Choosing Infinite Slider

  1. Unique animated design
  2. Built up from special small pictures thumbnail grid
  3. Slider built from random blocks of different sized thumbnails to achieve special outlooks that is always different
  4. Highlighted central picture/focusblock
  5. Unhighlighted thumbnails have a cover effect, that is cleared on mouse hover for that one small picture only
  6. Infinite horizontal sliding (the Infinite Slider rebuilds itself infinitely behind the scenes)
  7. Animated Slide left or right using arrows
  8. Thumbnails and their blocks jumping into focus with an animation on click
  9. Slide by grabbing and dragging the whole slider
  10. On mobile devices swipe the slider
  11. Different theme options to set the style of the grid and the cover effect of unhighlighted thumbnails
  12. Full wordpress integration to display the slider using your existing or newly added featured images and their post data (title, description)
  13. Central picture turns into a link for that particular wordpress post where it is the featured image
  14. Animated cover texts on thumbnails and the central picture in the focus (post titles and descriptions)
  15. Fullsize view of central picture on click
  16. Animated autoslide with adjustable timer
  17. Fully responsive, the Infinite Slider fills out the screen up to retina view width while also adjusts to below 300px small mobile screens
  18. Wide selection of fonts and font settings for the cover texts (Google Fonts, 650+ fonts!)
  19. Many adjustable options to customize your version of the Infinite Slider (filter based on custom post type, categories, tags and many many more features)
  20. Animated snap to place after drag/swipe

Fully Customizable with Options to:

  • Turn autosliding on/off
  • Set timer for autosliding
  • Set speed of base slide animation
  • Turn grids on/off
  • Set grid style
  • Turn cover effect of thumbnails on/off
  • Set style of cover effect
  • Turn cover texts on/off
  • Set style of cover text fonts
  • Set description wordcount of cover text


Upload the ZIP file via WordPress Admin Dashboard and activate the plugin. It's recommended to activate two other plugins: GitHub Updater and Regenerate Thumbnails. Please run Regenerate Thumbnails at least once after you've activated Infinite Slider so the slider can display the images in the correct size!

Uploading in WordPress Dashboard

  1. Navigate to the 'Add New' in the plugins dashboard
  2. Navigate to the 'Upload' area
  3. Select from your computer
  4. Click 'Install Now'
  5. Activate the plugin in the Plugin dashboard

Using FTP

  1. Download
  2. Extract the infinite-slider directory to your computer
  3. Upload the infinite-slider directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  4. Activate the plugin in the Plugin dashboard

Frequently Asked Questions

Images are not displaying or are in a wrong size.

Please run the Regenerate Thumbnails plugin at least once.



  • Complete rewrite of the plugin
  • Release on GitHub with GPLv3


  • JavaScript bug fixed that caused some trouble with IE9


  • Huge update! Added option to manually set "fixed width / boxed" mode. Plugin checks for parent div's width and sets automatically, though if that fails, you can specify it manually!
  • Various bug fixes


  • Added options to limit to/by WordPress categories and/or tags


  • Change in PHP function names
  • Bug fix in JS and PHP
  • Addition to documentation


  • Initial release


  • This plugin is actively updated as of 03.26.2014
  • This plugin supports the GitHub Updater plugin, so if you install that, this plugin becomes automatically updateable direct from GitHub.
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