Want desirable images? You're in the right place.

Scroll images, text or even HTML content

  • Easy to install in just a few minutes.
  • Tweak the speed, direction, effects, arrows & more.

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  • Wordpress 4.x
  • Wordpress 3.x
  • Wordpress 2.x

Relied upon by WordPress website owners, Magic Scroll has been the professional choice since 2009 for effortless on-hover image zooming and on-click full-screen effects.2011 for outstanding carousel effects.

This official WordPress plugin makes it easy to apply these effects to your pages. Even better - the plugin gives you auto-caching, image resizing and SEO optimization as part of the dedicated WordPress features.

With free new versions regularly released, your images will always look gorgeous with Magic Scroll.

Key features

New versions support

All versions of WordPress are supported (Wordpress 4.x, Wordpress 3.x, Wordpress 2.x). We update our modules as soon as a new version of WordPress is released.

SEO friendly

Magic Scroll supports SEO Friendly URLs. Vital for website high ranking in search engines.


Magic Scroll is responsive out of the box. Essential for multi-device adaptation.

Web settings

Say goodbye to manual configuration. Customize settings instantly using Magic Scroll Settings page.

jQuery compatibility

Magic Scroll requires no jQuery, 3rd party library or framework. Magic Scroll is completely compatible.

Custom themes support

If Magic Scroll doesn't work immediately on your site, email us and we'll add support for your theme (free of charge).

One-off payment

Pay once and the Magic Scroll license is yours forever.


  • Magic Scroll plugin for WordPress admin configuration page


  1. Download the Magic Scroll plugin for WordPress (free and fully functional demo version).
  2. Upload Magic Scroll plugin for WordPress in WordPress admin area Either upload it via your WordPress admin area. Or unzip the file on your computer and upload the magicscroll folder via FTP to /wp-content/plugins/, keeping the file and folder structure intact.
  3. Activate the plugin in the 'Plugins' menu of WordPress.
  4. The demo version is now installed! To add carousels to any page or post, create a shortcode. See detailed steps below.

  5. Buy Magic Scroll To upgrade your free and fully functional trial version of Magic Scroll (which removes the "Trial version" text), buy Magic Scroll and overwrite following file with the same one from your licensed version:


Video guide

Create a carousel

Thanks to Magic Scroll's shortcode functionality, image carousels can be inserted easily on any page or post of your WordPress website. To add Magic Scroll with no coding whatsoever, simply choose where you want your image carousel to go.

  1. Click shortcodes in the WordPress admin panel Click Magic Scroll > Shortcodes.
  2. Click Add shortcode to create your image carousel Click Add shortcode.
  3. Upload images to be included in your image carousel Enter Name > Go to: Gallery images section > Upload your images.
  4. Save your new image carousel Click Save and close.
  5. Open a post or page in WordPress > Place cursor where you want to insert image carousel.
  6. Insert image carousel into your WordPress page or post Click Magic Scroll icon > Select name of image carousel you want to insert.
  7. Magic Scroll shortcode appears on your WordPress page or post Magic Scroll shortcode will appear on your page.
  8. Magic Scroll works instantly on your WordPress page or post Preview page to see carousel working on web page.
  9. Create and add as many image carousels to your WordPress site. Enjoy!


Customize all image carousels together or separately. The choice is yours!

  1. Customize all image carousels throughout your WordPress website Customize all carousels throughout your WordPress website in a couple of clicks:

    Go to: Plugins > Magic Scroll > Settings.
  2. Customize specific image carousel only on your WordPress website Each image carousel can be customized individually directly in the shortcode:

    Go to: Magic Scroll > Shortcodes > [your shortcode] > Click 'Use custom settings' > Click 'locked icon' > Select new settings > Save changes.


Thanks for trying Magic Scroll on your WordPress site! What did you hope Magic Scroll could do? How can we improve it? Let us know, we're always improving our tools based on customer feedback.

  1. Delete Magic Scroll code from your content.
  2. Go to the Plugins menu of WordPress > 'Magic Scroll for WordPress' plugin > Click 'Deactivate'.
  3. Once page has refreshed, go back to 'Magic Scroll for WordPress' plugin > Click 'Delete' > Click 'Yes, delete these files'.
  4. Magic Scroll is now uninstalled.


  1. Can I change background colour of carousel?

    Yes! By default, the Carousel & Cover-Flow modes use a grey/black background colour. You can change the Hex Colour to anything you want. With over 16,000 hex colours available, you'll be spoilt for choice. Simply add the CSS code you need to the Magic Scroll CSS file.

    Carousel background

    .MagicScroll[data-mode="carousel"] {
        background-color: <your-colour>;

    Cover-flow background

    .MagicScroll[data-mode="cover-flow"] {
        background-color: <your-colour>;

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This WordPress carousel plugin can scroll text, images, SWFs, movies and HTML content. It was designed specifically for use on WordPress and is released under the GPL license. The scroller script that slides the images is Magic Scroll and is released as commercial software which must be purchased for use on a commercial site and has a free license for use on non-commercial sites. The WordPress carousel uses only JavaScript and CSS, so it works on iPad, iPhone and iTouch as well all major browsers: Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari and Opera.

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