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Expect nothing less than brilliance.

Gradually zoom images in/out with Ken Burns for a classic look

  • Navigate with bullets, arrows, thumbnails or swipe.
  • Responsive design - it'll fit any device, including mobiles

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  • Wordpress 4.x
  • Wordpress 3.x
  • Wordpress 2.x
  Rating: 5.0 (1 reviews)

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

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


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

Web settings

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

jQuery compatibility

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

Custom themes support

If Magic Slideshow 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 Slideshow license is yours forever.


  • Magic Slideshow plugin for WordPress admin configuration page


  1. Download the Magic Slideshow plugin for WordPress (free and fully functional demo version).
  2. Upload Magic Slideshow 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 magicslideshow 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 Slideshow settings are described here.
  5. Buy Magic Slideshow To upgrade your free and fully functional trial version of Magic Slideshow (which removes the "Trial version" text), buy Magic Slideshow and overwrite following file with the same one from your licensed version:


Setup a slideshow

Learn how to setup a slideshow - 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 slideshow.
  5. Each image in slideshow can be linked to a URL Each item 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. Insert new gallery in WordPress Then click the Insert Gallery button.
  8. New custom slideshow in WordPress is ready You've now created your slideshow of images. Preview your page!
  9. You can specify custom Magic Slideshow parameters directly in the gallery shortcode:

    [gallery link="file" ids="49,48,36,32,100,101,99,98,97,96,58,57" ms-fullscreen="false" ms-selectors="top"]


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

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

Customer reviews

  Rating: 5.0 (1 reviews)
Works flawlessly
Very simple to set up and works flawlessly. Great addition to the site.

Les Streater,

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