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SlideDeck – A Real Premium jQuery Slider plugin

By Sam Deering

Introduction:

SlideDeck is another jQuery slider plugin. It slides contents as well as images just like a typical jQuery sliders out there. So what is the difference of using this premium or paid jQuery plugin from a free plugins that can be downloaded and used instantly? Simple, SlideDeck provides comprehensive functions out from the box that a free plugin cannot do. What could you ask for more if this plugin is already SEO friendly? The content that will be putted inside the slides will be cleanly organized in your own code and is automatically indexed by search engines. This way, you’ll be saving time of doing SEO related tasks.

Features:

Here are the features of this wonderful jQuery plugin.

SEO FRIENDLY

Contents of this slider will be indexed by search engines properly.

AUTOPLAY

This plugin will automatically play slides when a visitor arrives at your website. A good position for this is probably at the top after header, or can be as a header itself.

SLIDER MODE

Switch to traditional slider by turning off the slide title bars.

FULL CSS CUSTOMIZATION

Match your website color scheme or designs by customizing CSS.

FREE MINOR VERSION UPGRADES

Get a minor version upgrade for absolutely FREE.

CUSTOM SKINS

SlideDeck has great designs from the start, but sometimes it’s best to see it in different look. So this plugin has a variety of skins.

PRIORITY SUPPORT

Get a real time full priority support on Pro versions of SlideDeck for WordPress and JavaScript Core.

UNBRANDED

No more “Powered by” link at the bottom when you buy Pro version.

TOUCH SCREEN SUPPORT

SlideDeck support touch screen handheld devices such as iPhone, iPad, etc.

GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE

SlideDeck WordPress plugin has its own easy to use graphical user interface at the settings.

RSS FEED SMART SLIDEDECKS

Create smart slidedeck in a matter of seconds using your saved rss feed as a medium. This is included in Pro version.

BACKGROUND IMAGE SUPPORT

SlideDeck supports background change in each slide by your choice. You can even add image and remove the content to make it a plain image slider. This is included in Pro version.

VIDEO AND GALLERY READY

Videos, Image Galleries, Music Players and any media sources can be placed inside the slides of SlideDeck.

SLIDE PROGRESSION API

Control your SlideDeck externally with the use of slide control API included in the JavaScript core of SlideDeck. You can even design your own Next and Previous buttons, separate navigation and use the Slide Progression API to control your SlideDeck

SLIDE CONTROL LOGIC API

Control what slides your users can access on the fly, use the Slide Control Logic API.

CALL BACK API

SlideDeck can run function in between of your slides.

Documentation:

Compatibility

SlideDeck is compatible with various modern browsers available including Firefox 3.5+, MSIE 7+, Safari 3+, Chrome 2+, Opera 10.5+. However due to lack of CSS transform support, SlideDeck does not supports Firefox 2 and 3.

Upgrading

SlideDeck upgrading is easy, all you have to do is replace our slidedeck.jquery.js file with the latest version you have downloaded.

Slide within Slide

SlideDeck provides slides within a slide. You can navigate both horizontally across slides and vertically within a slide.

Downloadable Skins

SlideDeck’s latest version allows you to utilize skins. Create custom style for your SlideDeck that would tailor your website.

Conclusion:

Overall, this plugin is very useful, helpful and very flexible. SlideDeck’s comprehensive functions did very well. This plugin deserved to be payed for its premium functions and visual appearance.

Official Website: http://www.slidedeck.com/

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