This plugin hasn’t been tested with the latest 3 major releases of WordPress. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.



movingboxes-wp presents images from the WordPress media library as a MovingBoxes image gallery using a shortcode to position it in your posts or pages. As well as display images along with titles and short captionsl links can be also added.

Images are added to the galleries by uploading via the WordPress Media Gallery and attaching them to the post or page on which they will be displayed. The MovingBoxes gallery can be configured to customise the starting panel, gallery width, panel width, reduced size, fixed height, speed, use of hash tags, wrapping the slider animation, controlling navigation and the animation easing.

The Moving Boxes jQuery code was originally written by Chris Coyier ( and is currently being updated and maintained by Mottie. It is available from GitHub here: Documentation for the actual image gallery can be found here:



  • WordPress 3.0+ (Not tested on earlier versions but may work.)
  • PHP 5+ (Recommended)


  • IE 7+, FireFox 3.6+, Chrome, Safari 3+, Opera 8+


  • This screenshot shows how to set up the text for each image.
  • This screenshot shows how to attach the images to your posts.
  • This shows how to select the images to display in the gallery and how to position the gallery in your post.
  • This shows the gallery settings


  1. Unzip and upload the folder and all files to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
  3. Upload your images to the WordPress media library /wp-admin/media-new.php and attach them to the appropriate page/post.
  4. Place the shortcode [MovingBoxes] in the location that you want the gallery to appear.
  5. Control the galleries settings in wp-admin/options-general.php?page=MovingBoxes-Admin.


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  • Added support link
  • Fixed plugin link


  • Initial release. Provides basic configuration options and the original template.