Responsive slider plugin to create sliders in visual editor easily. Build beautiful image slider, layer slider, video slider, post slider, and more.
Smart Slider 3 is the most powerful and intuitive WordPress plugin to create sliders which was never possible before. Fully responsive, SEO optimized and works with any WordPress theme. Create beautiful sliders and tell stories without any code.
A beautiful interface makes creating slides fast and efficient. The complete freedom to build what you want, the way you want. Edit your slides as you used to in page builders. Drop layers after each other and structure them with rows and columns.
Enhance your slider with the layers and make your site even more unique and grandiose. Every heading, text, image, button and video can be edited easily with the customization options. Change all the details that really matter in typography and style.
Switch your slider to different device mode and optimize your content for the resolution. Your site can be enjoyed in any environment, be it a mobile, tablet or desktop.
No tech skills needed, just pick a slider template. It works like magic! Choose from a variety of beautiful templates or start with a blank Slider. Simple way to build every kind: image, layer, video and post slider.
“I can heartily recommend the free version. It already provides more functionality than any other slider plugin – even many premium ones.” – Daniel Pataki – WPMU DEV
“Having tried more than a few WordPress slider plugins, both free and paid, I can honestly say that this is one of the best that I’ve ever tested…” – Daryn Collier – WPKube
“Since Smart Slider is free to use, I do not have to really stress how good a plugin it is because you can download it yourself and see for yourself.” – Kevin Muldoon
“This plugin can be used for much more than a simple slider – being able to create whole sections of your website.” – Oliver Dale – WPLift
“Taking all this into consideration we can safely say that Smart Slider 3 is one of the top WordPress slider plugins.” – Mark Zahra – WP Mayor
Smart Slider 3 is a community-driven project that would not be the same without your feedback. If you have any problem or feature request for this plugin, please feel free to contact us!
You can add your slider by shortcode or via the widget control panel or PHP shortcode. Watch the 🎥 Publishing tutorial video to learn more about the topic.
But we recommend working with Default positioned layers because the responsive behavior is better, and the slide building is much faster. Most layouts people want to create can be done with Default positioned layers only. Absolute positioned layers should only be used for decoration.
Want to learn more about Absolute positioned layers? 🎥 Check out the tutorial video!
If you are unable to solve these problems, feel free to contact us!
Smart Slider 3 is 100% responsive with each items, so it will fit perfectly into your page, regardless of the size of your desktop screen or device.
Be sure you check out the tutorial video about the 🎥 Responsive Settings.
Yes you can customize everything for every state. (Hover, normal) The slider comes with Google Web Font support, allowing you to pick from over a dozen font families. You can also use your own font by simply writing its name to the font family field. Check out our tutorial video to learn how to use custom fonts.
Yes, you can use as many sliders on a page as you want. But you can only use one slider once.
[smartslider3 slider=Here comes the slider id]
<?php echo do_shortcode('[smartslider3 slider=Here comes the slider id]'); ?>
Of course! Smart Slider use protocol relative urls which works fine on http:// and on https:// too.
Full width responsive slider with gradient and layers. Made with FREE version.
Simple image slider with caption and arrows. Made with FREE version.
Thumbnail image slider. Made with FREE version.
Image slider with static slide on it. Made with FREE version.
Full width content post slider. Made with FREE version.
Layer slider with layers styles. Made with FREE version.