Simple & Fully Controllable Content Slideshow Plugin For jQuery

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Simple & Fully Controllable Content Slideshow Plugin For jQuery

A simple, unobtrusive and fully controllable jQuery slideshow plugin for presenting your images or any other Html contents.

Basic Usage:

1. Load the jQuery library and the jquery.slideshow.js script before the closing body tag.

<script src="//"></script>
<script src="js/jquery.slideshow.js"></script>

2. Wrap the images, slideshow controls into a container element as follows.

<div class="my-slideshow">
  <div class="my-slideshow-controls">
    <a class="btn my-slideshow-prev" href="javascript:;">Prev</a>
    <a class="btn my-slideshow-play" href="javascript:;">Play</a>
    <a class="btn my-slideshow-pause" href="javascript:;">Pause</a>
    <a class="btn my-slideshow-stop" href="javascript:;">Stop</a>
    <a class="btn my-slideshow-next" href="javascript:;">Next</a>
  <div class="my-slideshow-slides">
    <img src="1.jpg" alt="Alt 01" class="my-slideshow-slide">
    <img src="2.jpg" alt="Alt 02" class="my-slideshow-slide">
    <img src="3.jpg" alt="Alt 03" class="my-slideshow-slide">
    <img src="4.jpg" alt="Alt 04" class="my-slideshow-slide">
    <img src="5.jpg" alt="Alt 05" class="my-slideshow-slide">
  <div class="my-slideshow-counter"></div>

3. The required CSS to style the slideshow.

.my-slideshow {
  position: relative;
  width: 640px;
  margin: 40px auto;
  border: 5px solid #fff;
  background: #eee;

.my-slideshow-controls {
  text-align: center;
  padding: 5px;
  background: #ddd;

.my-slideshow-slides {
  position: relative;
  width: 640px;
  height: 400px;
  overflow: hidden;

.my-slideshow-slide {
  width: 100%;
  height: auto;
  display: none;
  position: absolute;
  top: 0;
  left: 0;

.my-slideshow-counter {
  text-align: center;
  padding: 10px 0;
  font-style: italic;
  background: #ddd;

.my-slideshow-playing .my-slideshow-play,
.my-slideshow-paused .my-slideshow-pause {
  background: #555;
  color: #fff;

4. Enable the image slideshow.

$(function() {
  $('.my-slideshow').on('goto.slideshow', function(e, index, $this, direction, $prev, $item, $next) {
    $('.my-slideshow-counter').html((index + 1) + "/" + $('.my-slideshow-slide').length);
  }).slideshow({playback: {autoplay: true}});

5. Options and defaults.

"prefix": null,
"circular": true,
"effect": {
  "fn": function($index, $container, $direction, $prev, $curr, $next, $onEffect) {
    var $o = $"slideshow");
    setTimeout(function() {
    }, $o.effect.speed + 10);
  "speed": 500
"playback": {
  "autoplay": false,
  "speed": 3000,
  "reverse": false

6. Public methods: init, destroy, play, pause, resume, rewind, stop, goto, next, prev.

This awesome jQuery plugin is developed by mjolnic. For more Advanced Usages, please check the demo page or visit the official website.