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Attract customers with gorgeous slideshows

Inform your visitors, with headings and text captions

  • Choose between slide, fade or Ken Burns effect
  • Homepage slideshows and product slideshows are easy

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No coding required.

Use your Magic Slideshow plugin almost anywhere on your Zen Cart site.

You can even apply different slideshow options to each page or block.

    Supported pages & blocks

    • Product details page
    • Home page
    • New products block
    • Specials block
    • Featured block
    • Manual install elsewhere
  • Zen-Cart 1.5.x series
  • Zen-Cart 1.3.x series
  Rating: 5.0 (1 reviews)

Relied upon by Zen Cart store owners, Magic Slideshow has been the professional choice since 2009 for stunning slideshow effects.

This official Zen Cart 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 Zen Cart features.

With free new versions regularly released, your products will always look gorgeous with Magic Slideshow.

Key features

New versions support

All versions of Zen Cart are supported (Zen-Cart 1.5.x series, Zen-Cart 1.3.x series). We update our modules as soon as a new version of Zen Cart is released.

One click installation

Saves you time. Upload Magic Slideshow for Zen Cart directly to your Admin panel.


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

Custom Templates

Choose position thumbnails appear (left, right, top, bottom). Your choice. Simply click option on Magic Slideshow Settings page.


Optimize your website. Magic Slideshow caches resized images. Which means fewer image downloads.

Per page profiles

Enable Magic Slideshow on different pages & sections of your Zen Cart store. Even better, customize it differently in each section/page.

Bandwidth allocation

Control how Magic Slideshow initializes & loads images. Choose to activate on page load or on request.

Multi language support

Change Magic Slideshow message & loading text. Engage customers worldwide with the language they love.

SEO friendly

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

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.

Live demos

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  1. Download Magic Slideshow for Zen Cart (free and fully functional demo version).
  2. Unzip the file on your computer and FTP the magicslideshow folder to your Zen Cart directory (on your server), keeping the file and folder structure intact.
  3. Magic Slideshow for Zen Cart web installer Go to http://www.yoursite.url/magicslideshow/ in your browser > click 'Install' > click 'Continue' (replace yoursite.url with your domain name).
  4. The demo version is now installed!
  5. Magic Slideshow for Zen-Cart configuration page Go to [Admin panel > Magic Toolbox > Magic Slideshow] and configure Magic Slideshow how you want it.
  6. 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

The module lets you add Magic Slideshow to:

  • Magic Slideshow for Zen CartProduct pages
  • "Featured" blocks
  • "Specials" blocks
  • "What's new" blocks

To create a slideshow, go to [Admin panel > Magic Toolbox > Magic Slideshow].

Then choose one of these options:

  • Use effect for 'Featured products' block
  • Use effect for 'Specials' block
  • Use effect for 'Whats new' block
  • Use effect for product page

Then choose your settings.

Home page slideshow

Add an amazing slideshow to your homepage in just a couple of clicks:

  1. Magic Slideshow home page slideshow option in Zen Cart Enable Home page Slideshow section.
  2. Manage Zen Cart home page slideshow images Select Upload images and browse your computer for your set of slideshow images.
  3. Your slideshow is now working!
  4. Set Zen Cart home page slideshow width and height To set a specific slideshow size, change Slideshow width (pixels) and Slideshow height (pixels) options.
  5. Enjoy over 30 slideshow customizations. Try them all and see which works best for your site.


Thanks for trying Magic Slideshow on your Zen Cart 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. Go to http://yoursite.url/magicslideshow/ in your browser and click 'Uninstall' (replace yoursite.url with your domain name).
  2. Delete the magicslideshow folder from your Zen Cart directory (on your server).
  3. Magic Slideshow is now uninstalled.

Customer reviews

  Rating: 5.0 (1 reviews)
Magic SlideShow
I've been using the Magic SlideShow for several years now and it's been performing well. When I upgraded my website I received free support to get it working on the new website. I was extremely impressed and of course very happy with the result.


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