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Elastic Slide


!!!Further development on this project has stopped!!!

This is a wrapper plugin for the elastislide script (with some modifications)


  • Any public post type can be used for the slider
  • Post thumbnails are used as slider images
  • Shortcode options for minimum visible items, show titles, items order
  • Assets are loaded ONLY if slider is present on the page

Original Script:


  • screenshot-1.png Slider at full width

  • screenshot-2.png Responsive Slider in handheld mode


  1. Download plugin and upload contents to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Insert the = [elastic_slide posts=”..ids of posts here with commas..”] = shortcode where you want the slider to appear.


Use of the support forum is recommended


Contributors & Developers

“Elastic Slide” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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  • add new shortcode parameter ‘cats’, ids of categories of posts to display (can be used instead of ‘posts’ parameter)
  • add new shortcode parameter ‘tags’, ids of post tags of posts to display (can be used instead of ‘posts’ parameter)
  • add new shortcode parameter ‘order_by’, title or date, default=date
  • add new shortcode parameter ‘ordering’, (ASC or DESC), default=DESC


  • fix css issue with IE9


  • Initial release