WP Header image slider and carousel


This plugin add a Header image slider with captions in your website.

Check DEMO for additional information.

Check PRO DEMO and Features to know more.

The plugin adds a “Header image slider” tab to your admin menu, which allows you to enter Image Title, link and image items just as you would regular posts.

WP Header image slider contains 3 shortcodes

  • Image slideshow with captions/without captions
  • Image Carousel
  • Thumbnail pager

To use this plugin just copy and past this code in to your header.php file or template file

Features include:

  • Php code to place image slider into your website header
  • Shortcode parameter for each shortcode
  • Fully responsive – will adapt to any device
  • Horizontal, vertical, and fade modes
  • Advanced touch / swipe support built-in
  • Uses CSS transitions for slide animation (native hardware acceleration!)
  • Browser support: Firefox, Chrome, Safari, iOS, Android, IE7+
  • Easy to configure
  • Smoothly integrates into any theme
  • CSS and JS file for custmization

Sortcode parameters

[sp_imagecarousel] and [sp_imagethumbnail_pager]
  • Limit : [sp_imageslider limit=”10″] and [sp_imagethumbnail_pager limit=”10″](Limit number of slides. By default it display all latest slide with shortcode ).
  • Effect : [sp_imageslider effect=”fade”] and [sp_imagethumbnail_pager effect=”fade”] (Choose Slider effect. You can use ‘fade’, ‘horizontal’, ‘vertical’).
  • Captions: [sp_imageslider captions=”true”] and [sp_imagethumbnail_pager captions=”true”](Display title on image in slider. Values are “true OR false” ).
  • Autoplay : [sp_imageslider autoplay=”true” ] and [sp_imagethumbnail_pager autoplay=”true” ](Start Slider automatically. Values are “true OR false”).
  • Speed : [sp_imageslider speed=”2000″] and [sp_imagethumbnail_pager speed=”2000″](Control Slider Speed).
  • Auto Controls : [sp_imageslider auto_controls=”true” ] and [sp_imagethumbnail_pager auto_controls=”true” ] (Display Slider Controls).
  • Infinite: [sp_imageslider loop=”true”] and [sp_imagethumbnail_pager loop=”true”] (Run Slider Contineously).
  • Start Slide : [sp_imageslider start_slide=”1″] and [sp_imagethumbnail_pager start_slide=”1″] ( Slider Starts with given number Slide. Take 0 for first slide.)
  • Random Start: [sp_imageslider random_start=”true”] and [sp_imagethumbnail_pager random_start=”true”](Start Slider with random number slide. Values are “true OR false”)
  • Autoplay Interval : [sp_imageslider autoplay_interval=”3000″ ] and [sp_imagethumbnail_pager autoplay_interval=”3000″ ](Control time interval between two slide.).


  • Limit : [sp_imagecarousel limit=”10″] (Limit number of slides. By default it display all latest slide with shortcode).

  • slide_width : [sp_imagecarousel slide_width=”200″] (Set slider width).
  • min_slides: [sp_imagecarousel min_slides=”2″] (The minimum number of slides to be shown. Slides will be sized down if carousel becomes smaller than the original size. ).
  • max_slides : [sp_imagecarousel max_slides=”2″ ] (The maximum number of slides to be shown. Slides will be sized up if carousel becomes larger than the original size.).
  • Speed : [sp_imagecarousel speed=”2000″] (Control Slider Speed: Slide transition duration (in ms)).
  • slide_margin : [sp_imagecarousel slide_margin=”10″ ] (Margin between each slide).

PRO Features Added :

Premium Version

  • WP header image slider is replaced with WP Slick Slider and Carousel
  • Added 16 Pro designs
  • 10 Image Slider Designs
  • 6 Image Carousel Slider
  • Display content with image and link in Carousel mode
  • Simple & Easy to Use

Check PRO DEMO and Features to know more.


  • Image slideshow with captions
  • Image slideshow with carousel
  • Thumbnail pager
  • All



  • Added ‘How it Works’ page for better user interface.
  • Removed ‘Design’ page.


  • Fixed so many bugs
  • Added 3 shortcode with parameters
  • Responsive
  • Added mata box for external link


  • Initial release.

Contributors & Developers

This is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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