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Simple Slides


Simple Slides in undergoing big updates, version 2.0 will be out soon!

Create slideshows that uses the world’s most awesome slider, the Nivo Slider. Uses shortcodes with a number of attributes to allow customized embedding in widgets, posts, pages, or theme files. Supports the following browsers: Internet Explorer v7+, Firefox v3+, Google Chrome v4+, Safari v4+, and Opera v10+. Please don’t hesitate to contact us for questions, suggestions, etc. For more information check the plugin documentation.


For more information check the plugin documentation.


  1. Upload to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory and unarchive.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.


  1. Download it through the WordPress admin and activate.

Contributors & Developers

“Simple Slides” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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  • First release.


  • Added: Width setting
  • Added: Theme support
  • Added: 2 Themes (Default, Clean)


  • Update: Fixed typos
  • Update: Improvements on the settings page.
  • Update: Improvements under the hood.


  • Update: added extra attributes


  • Update: Fixed the height bug
  • Update: Added extra css classes to the markup for more control


  • Update: Height and width settings are required.
  • Update: Height and width requirement warning.
  • Update: Plugin documentation.


  • Update: Added ‘Full Size’ column in the slides table.
  • Update: Added order attribute.


  • Update: Added ‘Full Size’ column in the slides table.
  • Update: Added order attribute.


  • Update: Added slide set filter for slides management screen.


  • Update: Added slide link feature.
  • Update: Minor Fixes.


  • Update: Using Nivo Slider 3.1
  • Update: Allow to include the slide title to the caption.
  • Update: Added new shortcode attribute ‘set’ to indicate the slide set to use.
  • Update: New plugin page at
  • Update: Live demos at
  • Update: Minor bug fixes.


  • Update: Documentation
  • Added: FAQs page at
  • Added: slide_start attribute
  • Added: Order column on table list
  • Update: Minor upgrades