New to Headway Extend – SliderPlus

We are thrilled that Chris Howard has come up with another offering for his Plus series of Headway Blocks. As anyone knows who uses any of Chris’ other blocks, his Plus series of blocks add a lot to your ability to get your site just the way you want.

Chris’ new offer is no exception. SliderPlus is brand new and ready for you to check out.


SliderPlus is a super flexible, multi-content slideshow

It can create many different slideshow types, such as:

  • Featured content sliders
  • Product showcases
  • Image sliders
  • Video slideshows
  • Post and page sliders
  • Advertising banners
  • And much more!

Slideshows can be embedded into posts and pages using a very simple shortcode, or using the SliderPlus block for Headway 3.

Key features include


  • Multiple content sources (pages, posts, custom content types, slides)
  • Special slide content type that supports videos as the slide and various common sources, such as YouTube, Vimeo, Flickr, Hulu and more
  • Content filtering for Recent posts, Categories, Tags, Custom taxonomies and Slide Sets.
  • Multiple slide ordering options


  • Full control over slide image/video size and textual content size and position
  • Cropping control of images


  • Twenty transition effects to choose from with optional easing such as bounce and elastic.
  • Use multiple transitions in one slideshow
  • Options for transition duration, interval, randomization and synchronization
  • Uses the venerable jQuery Cycle slideshow plugin as the slider engine


  • Navigation can be positioned left, right, top, bottom or hidden
  • Navigation types of Titles, bullets and numbers
  • Optional slide-directional navigation when mouse hovers over slide edges


  • Four built-in colour themes: Light; Grey; Dark and Rainbow.
  • Twenty built-in shadow variations
  • Extensive custom CSS support


  • Comprehensive popup contextual help on each option
  • Popup help stays open while you need it to configure an option
  • Generalized help built-in using WordPress’ drop down help system
  • Very clean and clear options panels
  • Responsive Design
  • Sliders resize on smaller screens

You can check out SliderPlus over at Headway Extend.

Please remember, SliderPlus is a 3rd party developer block and is not eligible for purchase with your Extend credits.

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2 Responses

  1. Thanks so much for the visit Grant, Angela and I really love Headway theme and are wowed by all the beautiful creation that our friend and business coach kimgarst has produced with it. 

  2. This is absolutely fantastic – but one question: When will the day come when a slider can offer audio integration? It’s a faff having to upload your audio to YouTube and serve it that way. Much better to have an audio button/player within the slider that plays the mp3 file from the net or SoundCloud or Spreaker or whatever. No slider does this – yet there’s so much audio online!

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