Theme Blvd Sliders


When using a Theme Blvd theme, this plugin gives you slick interface to build custom, responsive sliders that can then be incorporated throughout your website via shortcode or custom layouts.

Quick Feature Overview

  • WordPress admin interface to create custom sliders.
  • An element added to the Layout Builder to include a custom slider.
  • An element added to the Layout Builder to include a slider generated from posts (with Theme Blvd framework v2.2.1+).
  • A shortcode for inserting custom sliders into pages and posts – [slider id="your-slider"]
  • A shortcode for inserting sliders generated from posts (with Theme Blvd framework v2.2.1+) – [post_slider category="foo"] [post_slider tag="bar"]
  • Sliders are responsive and will scale to fit their surrounding container.
  • Three slider types included by default for custom sliders – Flexslider, Nivo, and Roundabout
  • Slider types are extendable through Theme Blvd framework API. – View Docs

NOTE: For this plugin to do anything, you must have a theme with Theme Blvd framework v2.2+ activated.


  1. Upload theme-blvd-sliders folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Go to Sliders in your WordPress admin panel to to use the Slider Manager.

Displaying your custom sliders

Sliders you create can be utilized within your website in two ways.

  1. You can insert them with the slider shortcode like this: [slider id="your-slider"]
  2. If you have the Layout Builder running, you can insert the sliders you’ve created into your custom layout via the “Slider” element.

Contributors & Developers

“Theme Blvd Sliders” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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  • Improvement: Use add_menu_page instead of add_object_page, which was deprecated in WordPress 4.5.


  • GlotPress compatibility (for 2015 release).
  • Minor security fix.


  • Fixed image alignment issues on “Standard” slider type that occurred from of previous update.


  • Fixes for themes with Theme Blvd Framework 2.5+
  • Removed “3D Carousel” slider type for themes with Theme Blvd Framework 2.5+


  • Added support for thumbnail navigation with Bootstrap Carousel (requires Theme Blvd framework v2.4.2+).


  • Admin style updates for WordPress 3.8 (requires Theme Blvd framework v2.4+).
  • Added “Bootstrap Carousel” slider type.
  • Fixed 3D Carousel slider’s navigation for FontAwesome 4.
  • Added filter themeblvd_nivo_image to image output of Nivo type sliders.


Added filters onto slider headline, description, and button text.


  • Admin jQuery improvements for 1.9 – Converted all .live() to .on()


  • Fixed bug with Slider Manager not showing currently selected image crop size properly.


  • Fixed Slider Manager UI bug with switching “Media Display” and “Slide Elements” not adjusting correctly.


  • Fixed “category” parameter not working with [post_slider] shortcode.


  • Improved and moved Sliders API functionality to plugin.
  • Minor improvements to admin javascript.
  • Added themeblvd_sliders_post_type_args filter on registered tb_sliders post type’s $args.
  • Added compatibility for Portfolios plugin with Post Slider. With this plugin activated you can use “portfolio” and “portfolio_tag” parameters with [post_slider].


  • Fixed non-working nav_standard, nav_arrows, and pause_play options of [post_slider] shortcode.


  • Added filter on slides array when displaying sliders.
  • Adjusted category and tag parameters for [post_slider] shortcode.
  • Changed slide description/button area to use div’s and not paragraph tags.
  • Added wp auto formatting to slide description. Can turn off by filtering “themeblvd_standard_slider_desc” to false.
  • Added “themeblvd_standard_slider_button” filter to parameters feed into themeblvd_button when displaying buttons in sliders.


  • Fixed bug with “custom” type slides not saving.
  • Added support for “Post Slider” element.
  • Added [post_slider] shortcode.
  • Added support for minor admin UI improvements in Theme Blvd framework v2.2.1 update.


  • Added “clearfix” class for staged images in slides.
  • Changed <span> in slide description to <div> for markup validation.


  • This is the first release.