Nivo Slider is described as “the most beautiful and easy to use slider on the market” and I must admit that it really makes an impression. It allows you to use 16 beautiful transitions and it’s responsive. But 263 unresolved issues on github makes me wonder if the project is still active.
- amazing animations and transitions
- easy setup
FlexSlider is jQuery based slider supporting responsive websites and all modern browsers. It is is equipped in few animations, and hardware accelerated touch swipe as well as variety of configuration options.
- touch and swipe support
SlitSlider is a library based on jQuery that allows you to slice current slide in order to reveal the next one. It looks pretty nice. It looks impressive. Furthermore there is a whole article helping you to write such an amazing pice of software yourself.
- extensive “how to”
- cool split animation
In novadays having responsive website that might be displayed on variety devices and resultion is a plus. Writing such library might be difficult and time consuming but insted you can use DRY (dont repeat yourself) principle and use responsive slides such as SlidesJS
- support for touch and gestures
- CSS3 enabled
Is another jQuery dependant library that creates responsive slides from prepared html structure supporting all major browser IE7 including and being a little more than 1kb in size compressed and gzipped.
- tiny, under just a little over 1kb.
- CSS3 enabled
- simple setup
Backstretch does sliding a little bit different. It’s a jQuery plugin capable of sliding background images of any page or element that is applied to.
- background sliding
- dynamically-resized backgrounds
In this post I introduced only a handful of possible solutions that you might consider. It depend on your needs and preferences which solution you will choose. There is another set waiting to be published in near future so stay tuned.