Meteor Slides

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Meteor Slides makes it simple to create slideshows and publish them with a shortcode, widget, or template tag. The slideshows scale with responsive and fluid themes to fit any device and have touch support. Powered by jQuery Cycle with over twenty transition styles to choose from.

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Video Overview

This screencast shows some of the plugin's features, such as different transition and navigation options, multiple slideshows, plugin settings, and metadata. Watch more Meteor Slides videos.



  • Easy integration: Add the slideshow to your site using a template tag, shortcode, or widget.
  • Mobile Friendly: Scales to fit any device, supports touch navigation for mobiles and tablets.
  • Multiple Slideshows: Organize your slides into multiple slideshows.
  • Slideshow settings page: Control the slide height and width, the number of slides, the slideshow speed and transition style, and the type of navigation.
  • Slideshow metadata: Customize individual slideshows or configure more jQuery Cycle options with the MetaData jQuery Plugin.
  • Slideshow transition styles: blindX, blindY, blindZ, cover, curtainX, curtainY, fade, fadeZoom, growX, growY, none, scrollUp, scrollDown, scrollLeft, scrollRight, scrollHorz, scrollVert, slideX, slideY, turnUp, turnDown, turnLeft, turnRight, uncover, wipe, zoom.
  • Slideshow navigation: Optional previous/next and/or paged slide navigation.
  • Multiple languages: Belarusian, Bulgarian, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, French, Greek, German, Hebrew, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazilian), Romanian, Russian, Serbo-Croatian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Vietnamese.
  • Multisite Compatible: Add Meteor Slides to any site on your network.

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Releases (21 )

Version Release Date Change Log
1.5.6 2017-06-09
  • Updated support for version 1.1.0 of the Members plugin
  • Added Meteor Slides capabilities group for Members plugin role editor
  • Changed slideshow JavaScript function hook for greater plugin compatibility
1.5.5 2015-12-11
  • Added support for responsive images using srcset in WordPress 4.4
  • Updated stylesheet with conflict fixes for the TwentySixteen theme
1.5.4 2015-07-05
  • Updated slideshow widget to use PHP 5 constructor
1.5.3 2015-04-21
  • Added Norwegian translation
  • Updated Swedish translation
  • Updated stylesheet with conflict fixes for TwentyFifteen and other themes
1.5.2 2014-10-13
  • Updated icons to match WP 4.0
  • Added Bulgarian, Serbo-Croatian, and Greek translations
  • Updated Japanese translation
  • Updated screenshots for WordPress 4.0
1.5.1 2014-04-16
  • Added slideshow alignment option to metadata
  • Fixed bugs related to caching, touch navigation, and theme compatibility
  • Added support for slideshows with one slide
  • Added Traditional Chinese and Vietnamese translations
  • Updated Brazilian Portuguese, Danish, and Swedish translations
1.5 2012-04-26
  • Updated slideshow to scale for responsive and fluid width themes
  • Added slideshow taxonomy selector to widget
  • Added jQuery Touchwipe plugin to enable touch navigation
  • Updated and expand contextual help
  • Updated JQuery Cycle to 2.9999.5, switch to un-minimized version
  • Added Belarusian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, and Persian translations
1.4 2011-08-31
  • Replaced slideshow skin with new navigation graphics and layout
  • Added support for custom slideshow script
  • Added support for Members plugin
  • Added uninstall functionality
  • Moved admin functions to separate file and reorganized some files
  • Updated JQuery Cycle to 2.99, switch to minimized version
  • Updated Swedish translation
  • Added Hebrew, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese, and Russian translations
1.3.3 2011-01-31
  • Updated generic function with prefix.
1.3.2 2011-01-31
  • Improved support for multiple slideshows of different sizes
  • Fixed transparent PNG bug
  • Updated functions for WordPress 3.1 compatibility
  • Updated screenshots for WordPress 3.1
  • Updated JQuery Cycle to 2.94
  • Added message filters for slides
  • Added contextual help
  • Added Chinese translation
1.3.1 2010-12-15
  • Fixed post thumbnail registration conflicts.
  • Added support for custom slideshow loop.
  • Fixed navigation for multiple slideshows.
  • Improved support for transparent images.
  • Fixed slideshow layout issues.
  • Updated French translation.
1.3 2010-10-28
  • Added custom slideshows taxonomy for multiple slideshows
  • Optional slideshow and metadata parameters for template tag and shortcode
  • Optional title, slideshow, and metadata parameters for the widget
  • Added settings link to plugins page
  • Added Slide image and link to slides column
  • Removed slides from menu editor and search
  • Expanded navigation options
  • Added Metadata jQuery plugin
1.2.3 2010-08-29
  • Centered slides, fixed navigation bugs, added slideshow navigation buttons, updated translation files.
1.2.2 2010-08-10
  • Added slideshow navigation, added Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish translations.
1.2.1 2010-07-19
  • Added French and Romanian translations.
1.2 2010-07-17
  • Added localization functionality, added Indonesian and Turkish translations.
1.1.1 2010-07-10
  • Fixed featured image array conflict with some themes, hide slides from revealing on load, added unique id to each slide.
1.1 2010-07-05
  • Added slideshow widget, added stylesheet, updated JQuery Cycle to 2.88.
1.0.2 2010-06-27
  • Fixed shortcode bugs, positioning of slideshow and loop within loop.
1.0.1 2010-06-21
  • Removed "menu_position" to prevent conflicts with other plugins.
1.0 2010-06-21
  • Initial release of Meteor Slides.