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.
Live slide editor
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.
Unique Layouts with Layers
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.
Responsive, Mobile Ready Sliders
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.
Beautiful Sliders to Start
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.
Most powerful features
– Edit your slides as you used to in page builders.
– Drag and drop your layers anywhere on the slide with absolute layers.
– Slide Library
provides several pre-made slides to kickstart your work.
Totally integrated with WordPress
– Media manager, shortcode, widget, post permalinks, post editor.
Page Builder support
– Elementor, Divi, Beaver Builder, Page Builder by SiteOrigin, Visual Composer, Gutenberg and more…
Totally responsive and touch friendly
– Sliders can be enjoyed on any device, be it a mobile, tablet or desktop.
– Available source: WordPress posts
– Arrows, Bullets, Autoplay, Bar, Thumbnails, Shadows
– 9 Super smooth background animations
– Build unique design with 6 varied layers: Image, Heading, Text, Button, Vimeo, YouTube
Font and Style manager system
– Change easily all the details that really matter in typography and style.
– 11 sliders
Import and Export sliders
Intuitive slide creation: choose images, select WordPress Posts or add YouTube and Vimeo videos
Touch swipe, scroll, keyboard navigation
Full-width and boxed responsive layouts
Slide switching animations: Horizontal, Vertical, Fade
Slide background animations
Autoplay timing options
Slider controls: Arrow, Bullet, Autoplay, Bar, Thumbnail and Shadow
Layers: Image, Heading, Text, Button, Vimeo, YouTube
Layer snap in visual slide editor
Adaptive layer font sizing
Hide layers on specific devices
Slide thumbnail image
WordPress Multi Site compatible
Custom responsive breakpoints
“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
Smart Slider 3 Pro Features:
All template sliders
Layer animation builder
Live animation timeline
18 extra layers
2 extra slider types
Full page responsive layout
All generators for dynamic slides
Extra background animations (more than 54)
Advanced controls and much more control presets
Ton of customization options
Full list of features
Dynamic slide sources in FREE version
: WordPress posts by Category and Tag filter or only the specified posts.
Dynamic slide sources in PRO version
WordPress Custom Posts
: WordPress posts from custom post types by custom taxonomy filter or only the specified custom posts
WooCommerce slider from products
: Woocommerce products by Category, Tag, Featured, In Stock and downloadable filter or only the specified products.
: displays the images and related meta from the selected source gallery.
: Events by Category and Tag filter. Supported plugins: All-in-One Event Calendar
, Events Manager
, The Events Calendar
: displays the images and related meta from the selected source gallery. Supported plugins: Gallery by BestWebSoft
, Photo Gallery by WD
Social dynamic sources
: Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, Picasa, YouTube, Pinterest
Spanish (es_ES) 99%
Portuguese (Brasil) (pt_BR) 60%
Polish (pl_PL) 60%
Russian (ru_RU) 59%
Italian (it_IT) 55%
French (fr_FR) 50%
Hungarian (hu_HU) 44%
Traditional Chinese (zh_TW) 42%
Finnish (fi_FI) 39%
Japanese (ja_JP) 37%
German (de_DE) 31%