Image Slider is the best option to make your website visually appealing and will attract users. WordPress offers a variety of free and premium plugins for image slider. I wrote an article on free responsive WordPress themes, if you are using a responsive WordPress theme then you must be using plugins compatible with the theme as normal slide show plugin will ruin the responsiveness of your website. Here comes the responsive plugins for slide show, In this article i have mention 10 free responsive image slider WordPress plugins. Select one according to your need and taste!

Responsive Slider

The Responsive Slider plugin allows you to create slides that consist of linked (to any url) images and titles. The slider would then take those slides and present them as a jQuery-powered slideshow – at a chosen location within your theme, page, or post. In whatever order you want them.

Soliloquy Lite Responsive Image Slider

Soliloquy is by far the best responsive WordPress image slider plugin on the market. By utilizing custom post types, Soliloquy allows you to create an infinite number of responsive image sliders with an infinite number of images in each slider with a few clicks of the mouse.

Genesis Responsive Slider

This plugin allows you to create a simple responsive slider that displays the featured image, along with the title and excerpt from each post. It includes options for the maximum dimensions of your slideshow, allows you to choose to display posts or pages, what category to pull from, and even the specific post IDs of the posts you want to display.


Slyd is an easy to use, highly customizable slider plugin for WordPress. Slyd automatically pulls in all of your latest posts (or just the ones in a certain category). All Slyd requires is that you upload a Slyd image or a Featured image on your post page.

GPP Slideshow

The GPP Slideshow plugin for WordPress allows you to create minimalist image slideshows using the new Gallery post type or using WordPress’ built in shortcode on Posts and Pages. The plugin comes with a Widget for easily inserting a specific gallery into any widgetized are on your theme.

SmugMug Responsive Slider

Using FlexSlider and phpSmug, this plugin allows you to drop in an image gallery from your SmugMug account to any post or page, either as a responsive slider or thumbnails. It includes a shortcode generator and options panel.

WOW Slider

WOW Slider is a WordPress slider with stunning visual effects and tons of professionally made templates. WOW Slider is packed with a point and click wizard to create fantastic image sliders in a matter of seconds without coding and image editing.

Oik Nivo Slider

Oik Nivo Slider is is an amazing responsive image slider plugin which is considered by some to be “The Most Awesome jQuery Image Slider” and is reputed to be the world’s most popular jQuery image slider.


  • Flexible slider
  • 16 transition effects
  • 4 responsive slider themes
  • Built in directional and control navigation
  • Thumbnail image navigation

Smooth Slider

Smooth Slider adds a smooth content and image slideshow with customizable background and slide intervals to any location of your blog.

EasyRotator for WordPress

EasyRotator for WordPress helps you create beautiful, responsive photo rotators and sliders for your WordPress site in seconds. Add rotators to posts and pages, or add rotator widgets to your theme. Choose photos and set links, select a layout, make customization’s, and everything else is handled for you.