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Featured Posts Slideshow


Featured Posts Slideshow shows as many post’s images as you want. It’s a very nice and powerfull Javascript Slideshow. It displays a certain image for every Post of a category that you have defined. You can slide through your Slideshow with the help of nice navigation buttons. The images are directly linked to the specific WordPress post.
You have a powerfull Administration Area to adjust the Category, the number of Posts, the width and height, and many colours for the Slideshow!

  • Images from as many Posts as you want
  • Navigation through left and right buttons
  • Image for every different Post
  • Powerfull Administration for Posts and Styles of the Slideshow
  • Javascript Effects between sliding through Posts
  • Images are linked directly to the specific Post

Check out the DEMO at Webdesign


  • This is how the Featured Posts Slideshow looks right under your Navigation Bar.
  • This is what your Administration Section for the Featured Posts Slideshow will look like.


  1. Upload /featured-posts-slideshow/ to your Plugin directory (wp-content/plugins/)
  2. Go to the ‘Plugins’ Page of your Administration Area and activate the Plugin.
  3. Go to Settings/Featured Posts Slideshow and customize the Slideshow for your needs.
  4. Place <?php include (ABSPATH . '/wp-content/plugins/featured-posts-slideshow/featured-posts.php'); ?> in your template.
  5. Add Custom Field to your Post with Key “thumbnail” and Value should be direct link to the image like “” (without quotation marks).


Where can I insert the Slideshow?

YOu can Insert the Slideshow almost everywhere you want (it looks best under Navigation Bar or in Footer)!

Where can I edit the Stylesheet?

You don’t have to edit the Stylesheet you can make changes directly in your Administration Panel (Settings –> Featured Posts Slideshow)

What is perfect Resolution for the Images?

Perfect resolution for Images is 60×60 Pixel but you can define a variable width.


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Contributors & Developers

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  • Featured Posts Slideshow is available for download!