8 Responsive jQuery Slider Plugins

By / Jan 10, 2012 / Resources

Whether you’re already a pro at creating responsive web sites or your just learning what it’s all about, it’s good to have some scripts handy that you can easily integrate into your site. We all know how popular image and content sliders are now, and for good reason. So we decided to round up some jQuery slider plugins that are already responsive – meaning they will adapt to the size of their container.


Responsive jQuery Slider Plugins

FlexSlider is an awesome, fully responsive jQuery slider plugin. In other words, it resizes to fit the screen on which it is displayed, and looks good doing it. We love this slider so much that we use it in our responsive WordPress themes at Theme Trust.


Responsive jQuery Slider Plugins

Blueberry is an experimental opensource jQuery image slider plugin which has been written specifically to work with fluid/responsive web layouts.


Responsive jQuery Slider Plugins

unoslider is a fully responsive, touch enabled, mobile optimized jQuery slider plugin.

Responsive Thumbnail Gallery Plugin

jQuery Plugin for creating image galleries that scale to fit their container.


Responsive jQuery Slider Plugins

Elastislide – A Responsive jQuery Carousel Plugin

Responsive jQuery Slider Plugins

Elastislide uses the jQuery Touchwipe Plugin which allows you to obtain the wipe event on an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.

Responsive Image Gallery with Thumbnail Carousel

Responsive jQuery Slider Plugins

A jQuery image gallery with a thumbnail carousel. You can download it here.

Elastic Image Slideshow with Thumbnail Preview

Responsive jQuery Slider Plugins

Create an elastic slideshow with a thumbnail preview.

About the Author

Henry Jones is a web developer, designer, and entrepreneur with over 14 years of experience. He is the founder of WDL and ThemeTrust.


  1. aledesign.it
    January 10, 2012

    So wonderful collection! A good stuff! Thanks!

  2. Paul
    January 10, 2012

    Thanks for these will come in handy

  3. Kimmy | Html5xcss3.com
    January 10, 2012

    Wonderful collection ! Thanks ! I like wmuSlider

  4. Viljami S.
    January 10, 2012

    Here’s also one to try if you need lightweight option (under 1kb) with pagination / fading:


  5. Creative Web Designer
    January 11, 2012

    Nice! Really cool stuff. Thanks for sharing!

  6. Angie @ 420 Creative
    January 11, 2012

    Holy crap, I was just looking for responsive sliders last night; didn’t want to have to build one out. Perfect timing FTW! Thanks!

  7. Glen
    January 12, 2012

    Among these sliders are there any out there that will display slides with video content embedded? Similar to this theme: http://www.press75.com/themes/debut/

  8. Stedesign
    January 13, 2012

    Here’s what I was looking for! Thanks for sharing!

  9. Theo
    January 19, 2012

    Great collection, thanks!

  10. Web Design Wolverhampton
    January 30, 2012

    Super useful! Thank you :)

  11. Webdesign München
    February 3, 2012

    Great collection! I am still a great fan of the Nivo and anything slider,too.

  12. Pinay Web Designer
    February 8, 2012

    Very great list!! Thank you!

  13. Niall
    February 20, 2012

    Definitely going to use some of these in my future designs.

  14. Tho Huynh
    May 16, 2012

    Wonderful Collection :) Will use them in my future websites

  15. prosfores
    June 24, 2012

    usefull collection, i think you must include nivo slider!

  16. Florian
    July 21, 2012

    A web site with all one the responsive web design http://theme-responsive.com/

  17. Mohsin ali chidi
    August 7, 2012

    Great Collection, nowedays this plugins are much usefull and required for advance and coming we sites..
    done great Job.

  18. Cubicle Ninjas
    January 18, 2013

    Great resource! We’ve had to use multiple sliders on our website for Desktop/Mobile functionality. Lists like this always are helpful.

  19. Samir
    January 13, 2014

    Nice sliders but I have to find one that can slid left to right or right to left but with no background color.


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