Nex – WordPress Blazing Fast FullScreen Slider (Sliders)

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“Nex” – Blazing Fast Fullscreen Slider

General Overview

Nex slider is a blazing fast fullscreen slider optimized for best performances and compatible with all platforms. It allows you to embed images, videos and even google maps in the same slider.
This is the WordPress implenetation of this plugin

It’s speed is based upon the fact that it is based on the Animo library which implements custom features from modern browsers like “requestAnimationFrame” and “Gpu Acceleration”


Easy to understand controls

Draggable Slides

A lot of customization options

Key Features

  • Beginner Friendly
  • Comes with a lot of settings
  • Touch Support
  • Keyboard Support
  • Pattern Support
  • Easy to manage sliders and slides
  • 10 types of effects:
    1. Fade
    2. Slide from left
    3. Slide from right
    4. Slide from top
    5. Slide from bottom
    6. Zoom
    7. Skew
    8. Rotate
    9. Random
    10. None
  • Support of image filters: brightness,contrast,grayscale,hue-rotate,saturate,sepia. (Note that they currently are working only under chrome, opera and safari)
  • Different Content types: image, video, map
  • Customizeable map style: ROADMAP, SATELLITE, HYBRID, TERRAIN
  • Customizable maps: zoom size, show infowindow, or hide it
  • Video Support from youtube and vimeo AND HTML5 videos!
  • 2 types of thumbnails: circles and squares
  • Compressed and uncompressed files


Big thanks to Joanna Kustra which allowed me to use her awesome images in the slider


jQuery – Released under the MIT license

Animo Library written by me (Rise Ledger). Released under the MIT license

Google Maps – Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License

Update History

Version 1.1.7 — September 3th, 2013

- NEW FEATURE: added touch support
- NEW FEATURE: added keyboard support

Version 1.0.0 — August 30th, 2013

- Nex Release Version