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Easing Slider

The easiest way to create sliders with WordPress.

3.0.8 - June 24th, 2016

  • Fixed bug that would prevent slider(s) from obeying dimensions correctly when displaying multiple on a single page.
  • Fixed bug that would prevent uninstallation on PHP versions less than 5.3.

3.0.7 - June 17th, 2016

  • Added CSS property to ensure slider item max-width is always auto.
  • Fixed issue in Javascript that would break initial slider height set under some circumstances.
  • Fixed slider on RTL sites.
  • Slide classes now printed using PHP function. Also filtered for additional customization.

3.0.6 - June 11th, 2016

  • Refactored & improved initial v3.0.0 upgrade, fixing issues with upgrade process between v3.0.4 & v3.0.5.
  • Now using admin_url function to generate redirect URLs in admin.

3.0.5 - June 8th, 2016

  • Improvements to upgrade process from versions 2.1 and 2.2. Process should now be much smoother.
  • Added support for installing addons where FTP access is required.
  • Shortcode HTML output is now minified to avoid issues related to other plugins parsing post content and injecting markup.
  • Slight tweaks to Javascript that should improve accuracy of responsive slider width calculations.
  • Slides are now centered when container is set to 100% fluid width.

3.0.4 - June 6th, 2016

  • Added additional legacy functionality for users upgrading from v2.1.*.
  • Fixed issue that would cause widget not to display.

3.0.3 - June 4th, 2016

  • Fixed issue that caused template function not to display unless echoed.
  • Fixed Fatal error: Can't inherit abstract function related issues (known PHP bug https://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=66818)

3.0.2 - June 3rd, 2016

  • Refactored boot sequence to prevent errors prior to completing PHP & WordPress version checks.
  • Fixed issue that lead to version number not getting updated unless an updater class existed.
  • Fixed issue with settings tabs on PHP 5.4 or lower.
  • Fixed issue that caused upgrade notice not to dismiss immediately when dismissed.
  • Additional tweaks and enhancements under the hood.

3.0.1 - June 3rd, 2016

  • Fixed bug that prevented lazy loading icon from showing when loading is in progress.
  • Minimum requirement checks now occur before any PHP 5.3 namespaced code gets loaded, thus preventing fatal errors.

3.0.0 - June 3rd, 2016

  • A complete internal rebuild, now fully compatible with current versions of WordPress and those coming in the future. Marks the start of a new product direction for Easing Slider, and a renewed committment to continued development!

  • Fixed “Maximum call stack exceeded” bug encountered when displaying multiple sliders on a single page.


  • Added support for background images (found inside "Advanced Options" in "Dimensions" settings box).
  • Added support for 100% full width sliders (found inside "Advanced Options" in "Dimensions" settings box).
  • Added template function to "All Sliders" list table.
  • Added image resizing option to sliders, rather than globally on the "Settings" page. Image resizing can now be enabled on a per-slider basis.
  • Improved styling of sliders to accommodate new features and make it more versatile.
  • Improved support for mobile devices in Easing Slider admin area.
  • Added helper functions for determining what sliders have been rendered on the page.
  • Improved support for older versions of jQuery. Minimum version required is now jQuery v1.4.2.
  • Improved security by sanatizing keys where necessary and additional escaping of output. Better safe than sorry!
  • Improved "Extensions" page. Extensions are now remotely fetched from a feed on our server.
  • More minor improvements and fixes.

  • Readded support for opening slide links in a new window/tab.
  • Added proper extension descriptions to "Extensions" panel.
  • Prepared plugin for video slide support.
  • Improved some actions and filters to better facilitate developers and other extensions.
  • Fixed issue where blank shadow image would display is shadow was enabled but no image was set.
  • Fixed issue that limited attachments query to 40 images only.
  • Fixed various bugs experienced by users.

  • General improvements to cater for alternative slide types, such as videos or URL images.
  • Fixed a bug (related to above improvement) that would prevent slider from loading when slide didn't contain an image.
  • Fixed bug causing isolated jQuery errors when attempting to setup navigation elements that were disabled.
  • Transparent PNGs now play nicely.
  • Fixed some $_GET input validation security issues.
  • Improvded support for touch devices.
  • Added post type variable to slider object, allowing future extensions more flexibility.
  • Added support for HiDPI devices.
  • Fixed conflict with MooTools.

  • Fixed z-index bug with dropdown menus in multiple themes.
  • Update manager is now fully working and querying extension updates correctly.
  • Fixed issue that caused slides to show up beneath transparent PNG's.
  • Fixed error displayed when trying to using the Easing Slider 'Lite' shortcode after deleting the "Lite" slider.
  • Fixed license key deactivation bug.
  • Added alt text attribute to images, which was missing previously.
  • Fixed double slashing bug with stylesheets and scripts.

  • Fixed bug that prevented CSS and Javascripts from loading in certain circumstances.

  • Added additional legacy functionality to display sliders using template function and shortcode from v1 of Easing Slider.

  • Fixed compatibility issues with __callStatic and PHP 5.2.

  • Fixed issues with legacy upgrades. Methods should now be prioritized correctly and flagged on completion appropriately.

  • Fixed static bindings bug for users using less than PHP 5.3.


  • Users can now have unlimited sliders (no longer limited to one).
  • New admin interface makes managing your sliders easier and quicker, and provides users with enhanced media management.
  • Under the hood, the plugin has been completely rebuilt to be faster, more extensible and future proof.

  • Fixed issues with customizer and JSON encoding.

  • Fixed widget title filter bug.
  • Fixed admin menu button icon CSS margin.
  • Updated adverts to reflect site changes.

  • Added dashicon to top-level menu.
  • Fixed admin menu styling bug when Easing Slider “Pro” was active and using WordPress v3.8+.
  • Updated plugin translations .pot file.


  • Fixed bug that broke media uploader in WordPress v3.9.
  • Fixed bug that prevented "Customize" panel from loading in WordPress v3.9.


  • Plugin is now fully styled to fit thew new WordPress v3.8+ administration area.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause "Add Images" to fail if the selected image doesn't have a thumbnail.


  • Added accordion CSS to fix WordPress 3.6 bugs.
  • Fixed clearing and border edge case CSS issues
  • Made preloading functionality more reliable.
  • Added missing translations.
  • Improved legacy functionality class.


  • Fixed all IE bugs. Now working perfectly in IE7+.
  • Separated legacy code into its own separate file.
  • Added languages file with .pot for translating the plugin.
  • Fixed some textual mistakes and commenting errors.
  • Fixed backface visbility bugs in Webkit browsers.
  • Improved reliability of responsive functionality on plugin initialization.
  • Fixed escaping issues related to slashes and quotation marks in strings.
  • Improved admin notices functionality: now using WordPress native hooks.


  • Added "Customize" panel which allows you to make basic slider styling alterations using a new visual editor.
  • Reconfigured preloading functionality to fix a bug.
  • Added title attribute functionality to images.
  • Re-added functionality for script and style registration, making them easier enqueue.
  • Fixed backbone templating issues that would render admin area unusable for some users.

  • Made some alterations to give a better success rate when upgrading from v1.x.
  • Added options to manually import v1.x options, instead of automatically (which often failed and caused major problems).
  • Fixed IE7 bugs
  • Reconfigured admin script & style functions to hopefully resolve some issues that were preventing them from loading for some users (inexplicably).
  • Disable image resizing functionality on activation due to some rare unknown issues. Feel free to use it if you like!

  • Fixed backwards compatibility issues with older versions of jQuery

  • Fixed script cross origin bug.


  • Fixed bugs with 2.0 release. Reverted name from Riva Slider "Lite" back to Easing Slider (transition did not go as hoped, sorry).
  • Fixed CSS rendering issues some users were experiencing.
  • Updated plugin upgrade procedures


  • Too many updates to count. Completely revamped plugin from a clean slate. Hope you enjoy using it as much as I did creating it!


  • Fixed: jQuery re-registering has been removed. WordPress version of jQuery now used.
  • Added: Notification for forthcoming major update.


  • Changed: Adverts from Premium Slider to Easing Slider Pro.
  • Changed: When activated, plugin will now default to 'Custom Images'
  • Prepared plugin for major update (coming soon).


  • Fixed: Plugin inconsistancies and Javascript mistakes.
  • Changed: Plugin now only deletes slider when uninstalled (rather than de-activated).


  • Fixed: IE9 issues. Slider is now fully functional in IE9.


  • Added: Option to enable or disable jQuery.
  • Fixed: Issue with slider appearing above post content when using shortcode.


  • Added: Premium Slider notice.
  • Added: Icon to heading on Admin options.


  • Fixed: Mix up between autoPlay & transitionSpeed values in previous versions.


  • Fixed: Added !important to padding & margin values of 0 to make sure slider doesn't inherit theme's css values.


  • Fixed: CSS glitch in admin area.


  • Fixed: Bug with previous version.


  • Added: Option to disable permalinks in 'slider settings'.


  • Added: Ability to add links to images. Images sourced from custom fields link to their respective post.
  • Fixed: Edited script.js issue with fade animation.


  • Added: paddingTop & paddingRight settings.
  • Fixed: Bottom padding issue when shadow is enabled.
  • Changed: Tab name 'Plugin Settings' to 'Usage Settings'.


  • Added: Fade transition. Compatibility problems fixed.
  • Fixed: Preloader margin-top with IE only. Used IE hack to add 1 pixel to the top margin to make preloader appear aligned.


  • Fixed: Issues with 'Thematic' theme.
  • Fixed: jQuery into noConflict mode to avoid conflictions with various other jQuery plugins.
  • Fixed: Parse errors in CSS file.
  • Fixed: jQuery version number.
  • Removed: Fade transition effect due to compatibility problems & issue with certain themes.

Requires: 4.5 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.6.4
Last Updated: 9 months ago
Active Installs: 80,000+


4.4 out of 5 stars


0 of 4 support threads in the last two months have been marked resolved.

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