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10 Best Free and Premium Joomla Slideshow Extensions 2017

10 Best Free and Premium Joomla Slideshow Extensions 2017
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When visitors visit to a website, they look for something: they want to take action or get information at a glance. They are always in a hurry to scan a site. A statistics shows, visitors take maximum 8 seconds to take decisions whether stay a long or bounce.

An image expresses a thousand words and that's the reason slideshow came up. Conveying motto of your website to the visitors, and allowing them the answer, why they will hang on for a long while, is pretty challenging in a few seconds. Don’t worry statistics shows a solution. 90% of information transmitted to the brain is visual, and visuals are processed 60,000X faster in the brain than text (Sources: 3M Corporation and Zabisco).

In Joomla you it’s pretty easy to create a slideshow. you'll find so many Joomla Slideshow extensions in Joomla extension directory. For your convenience, we've created a short list of free and premium slideshow extensions.

01 Slider Revolution

Slider Revolution

Slider Revolution is known as one of the very responsive and innovating Joomla Slider Plugin that portrays your content in elegant way. It doesn’t matter whether its a Slider, Hero Scene, Carousel or a whole front page, this visual drag and drop editor will let you create your own slide in no time.

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02 RokSprocket


Roksprocket is one of the best super extension designed to give a user maximum level of control over presenting content in attractive way. The powerful extension comes with numerous functionality including slideshow. With RokSprocket you can create a marvelous slideshow easily. The great extension has been created by great team, Rockettheme. Roksprocket is a Free extension.

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03 Image Show


Image Show is one of the most fascinating slideshow extension to amaze your visitors. The extension is easy to install. Slideshow includes various images and article or texts defined by its users. The extension is a Free developed by Gavickpro.

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04 Parallax Slider


Parallax Slider is another powerful responsive slider module. Parallax Slider will present your Joomla or K2 article in a new dimension. Extremely configurable admin with complete new UI support Joomla 2.5 and 3.x. Its responsive layout fix with every device. Parallax Slider is absolutely free.

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05 Widgetkit


Widgetkit is also one of the finest super extension comes with maximum pre built features. With slideshow feature, you can slide ultimate images and contents with eye-catching transition effects. This extension is available Free and Premium created by Yootheme.

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06 Unite Nivo Slider


Unite Nivo Slider is one of the best suited slider module for Joomla. It consists of a module and a component for maximum convenience, and has all the features that the original Nivo Slider js plugin has. Unite Nivo Slider is available both in free and premium version.

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07 SP Smart Slider


SP Smart Slider is content and image slider. The extension comes with the coolest feature, you can easily integrate any jquery slideshow in SP Smart Slider. You can download it now its totaly free created by Joomshaper.

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08 DJ-ImageSlider


The DJ-ImageSlider is responsive and Free extension. The extension allows you to display image slides with title and short description linked to any menu item, article or url address. DJ-ImageSlider can display more images at once vertically or horizontally.

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09 Smart Slider 2


Smart Slider 2 is a responsive and premium slideshow solution for Joomla. The extensions contains 4 slider type to give you the ability to present your content visually stunning way.

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10 Slideshow CK


Slideshow Ck is an awesome and Free slideshow module. You can display images or videos with links and nice effects. You can also easily add unlimited slides with a Drag & Drop from Joomla backend.

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Slideshow is smart solution to present your information in a quick way. We have made this list based on the extensions’ popularity and our experience. But the extensions are used depending your design strategy and user experience, how you want present information in your website.

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