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. All Magic Scroll settings are described here.
  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:


Setup a carousel

Learn how to setup a scroller on your page/post - watch this short video tutorial:

  1. Add media in WordPress Open your WordPress post and click the Add media icon.
  2. Create Gallery in WordPress Click the Create Gallery link.
  3. Upload images in gallery in WordPress Upload your images if you need to.
  4. Choose images from WordPress gallery for showing in slideshow Choose the images you want in your carousel.
  5. Each image in carousel can be linked to a URL Each item in carousel can link to a URL. Simply add a URL to the 'Description' field.
  6. Create new gallery in WordPress Click the Create new gallery button.
  7. New carousel in WordPress is ready You've now created your carousel of images. Preview your page!
  8. You can specify custom Magic Scroll parameters directly in the gallery shortcode:

    [gallery link="file" ids="49,48,36,32,100,101,99,98,97,96,58,57" arrows="false" height="100"]


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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Other WordPress plugins

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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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