Using Sliders in your WordPress Blog help it making more flexible in terms of displaying content. I have researched over most useful UI based jQuery Sliders WordPress Plugins and which looks good too. After collecting up 20 jQuery Sliders, I have tried out almost all of the 20 jQuery Slider Tutorials.
Sliders without the jQuery effect is like boneless. Yes, you will not get the switch effect between slides, alongwith the attractive ones. And I think if you are creating your own slider, then you should see some references from these tutorials on how actually to use jQuery in WordPress Sliders. I am also gathering compilation on jQuery Slider examples which I will put up as soon as possible.
You must have seen a lot of blogs using jQuery Sliders, mostly WordPress Blogs use these for two reasons, there are lot of plugins which makes it easy to integrate with wordpress blogs.
The second one is that WordPress is a platform on which most of the blogs worldwide are running on, so there are a lot, really a lot of tutorials which can help you putting a content based or any kind of jQuery Slider on your WordPress Powered Blog.
Easy Slider | Official Website | Demo
A jQuery Plugin that “enables images or any content to slide horizontally or vertically on click”.
Create Beautiful jQuery Sliders Tutorial | Official Website | Demo
This tutorial explains how to develop/create Beautiful jQuery sliders tutorial with image description and name.
BarackSlideshow | Official Website | Demo
A very small and lightweight slideslow script, inspired by the slideshow in Barack Obama website. The script takes the power of MorphList to enhance visualization and navigation of the images.
A Basic Content Slider With jQuery | Official Website | Demo
A Simple Content Slider Using jQuery By Brenelz’s Web Development Tips
jFlow | Official Website | Demo
A pretty neat photo slider. It featured in nettut, if you try to make yourself a photo slider. Visit this site.
JC Play List | Official Website | Demo
free and easy to use Flash component created especially for easy visual representation of multimedia lists such as XMLs, RSS 2.0 feeds from Picasa and Flickr.
WordPress Theme using JQuery s3Slider | Official Website | Demo
Creating Featured Slider in WordPress Theme using JQuery s3Slider.
jqGalScroll | Official Website
jQuery Gallery Scroller (jqGalScroll) takes list of images and creates a smooth scrolling photo gallery scrolling vertically, horizontally, or diagonally. The plugin will also create pagination to allow you to flow through your photos.
Making a Content Slider with jQuery UI | Official Website | Demo
A very well explained step by step tutorial by Dan Wellman for NetTuts.
Creating a Slick Auto-Playing Featured Content Slider | Official Website | Demo
A tutorial written by Chris Coyier from CSS-Tricks.com. This script is based on the Coda Slider.
slideViewer | Official Website
SlideViewer is a lightweight (1.5Kb) jQuery plugin wich allows to instantly create an image gallery by writing just few lines of HTML such as an unordered list of images.
Start/Stop Slider | Official Website | Demo
Start Stop slider is the same as the name says, it automatically plays the slides in the slider and stops on demand, it will stop after you click the stop button.
A Minimalist jQuery Plugin | Official Website
a tutorial from WebDesignBooth that explains you how to create a simple content slider using the powerful library JQuery.
Create Featured Content Slider Using jQuery UI | Official Website | Demo
This is a nice tutorial that teaches you how to “show off the best content of your website or blog in a nice intuitive way” in order to “catch more eyeballs”.