Want to add a multimedia slider to your WordPress website?
Adding a catchy multimedia slider to your site is a great way to grab your visitor’s attention. To your slider, you can add videos, images, buttons, or anything you want to engage your audience.
However, sliders are known for affecting website’s page loading time.
In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to use a multimedia slider on your website, without hampering your performance.
Adding Multimedia Slider to WordPress Without Affecting Speed
Adding a multimedia slider to your website is easy. All you have to do is to install a slider plugin, activate it on your site, and start creating one.
While there are several WordPress slider plugins available in the WordPress market, we recommend you to use the Soliloquy plugin for the best results.
Here’s why we recommend Soliloquy over its competitors:
- Soliloquy is designed with site’s performance in mind so, you can rest assured that your slides won’t negatively impact your website’s loading time.
- It lets you create fully responsive sliders that look equally great on desktop, mobile, and tablets.
- It’s also a beginner-friendly plugin, meaning even if you’ve never created a slider before, you could create one with Soliloquy quickly and easily.
Check out our complete Soliloquy review.
Let’s take a look at how to use Soliloquy to add multimedia sliders to your website.
Step 1: Installing Soliloquy in WordPress
The first step is to install and activate the Soliloquy plugin.
Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to install and activate a plugin on your WordPress site.
Step 2: Adding Media Files to Your Slider
Once activated, it’s time to create your sliders. Let’s start with adding media files to your sliders.
To add media files to your slider, go to Soliloquy » Add New on your WordPress dashboard.
Now you need to give your slider a title. Then, click on Select Files From Your Computer button to upload images for your slider.
This article was written by Editorial Team and originally published on IsItWP – Free WordPress Theme Detector.