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Category Post Slider


Note : Due to updates in wordpress and in jquery this plugin might not work now so we have stopped support for this free plugin instead you may buy our pro plugin Category Post Slider Pro with some additional features

Category post slider is plugin that can display posts in slider, filter by category. No need of programming skills only install the plugin and set the options. It is very easy use by shortcode.


  1. Easy to add the shortcode.
  2. Display post on slider by category id.
  3. You can set the number of post limit.
  4. Good design for content to appear on the slider with various text and color settings in the admin.
  5. Additional settings for post related contents to appear on the slider.
  6. Advanced Thumbnail and Bullet view to display the number of slides in the slider.


[category-post-slider cat_id="1" slides="5"]

Here cat_id is category id and default cat_id is 1. Slides is number of post in which showing slider. Default Number of slide is 5.


Pro Version Demo:

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  • Settings to do the setup of the slider and the post content to appear perfectly.
  • View of the slider created by using plugin shortcode with enabling the content and thumbnail view.
  • One more view of the beautiful category post slider using shortcode with thumbnail view and disabling the content and with mouse hover on slide.
  • Category Post slider with bulleted view of the slides with content.
  • Category Post slider with bulleted view of the slides without content with mouse hover on slide.
  • Category Post Slider with only contents.
  • Category Post slider without content.
  • Category post slider bulleted view without any content.
  • Category Post Slider thumbnail view without content and without hover effect.
  • Category Post Slider with Content background color and thumbnail view.
  • Category Post Slider with bulleted view and background color on hover without content.


  1. Upload to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Unzip
  3. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  4. You will find ‘category post slider’ under setting menu in your WordPress admin panel.


How to use plugin ?

Just Use shorcode

[category-post-slider cat_id="2" slides="5"]


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  • Updated with latest wordpress version
  • Changes default setting options
  • Design fixes


The new version of the plugin is having settings for:
1. Text to appear on the slider and its colors.
2. Text content background box width and its color with opacity.
3. Read More button text, background and border color setting.
4. Read More button text, background and border color settings with hover effect.
5. Setting to enable Post Title, Post Author, Post Date and Post content on the slider.
6. Setting to enable Read More button on the slider.


Initial Release.