Superb slideshow gallery

Superb slideshow wordpress plugin is a strong cross browser fade in slideshow script that incorporates some of your most requested features all rolled into one. Each instance of a fade in slideshow on the page is completely independent of the other, with support for different features selectively enabled for each slide show (This is the updated version of superb slide-show plug-in). This plugin lets showcase your images with corresponding description. this is a ultimate fade in slideshow gallery.

Features of this plugin

  • Superb fade in effect that has the current image fading over the previous one.
  • Slide-show can be set to stop rotating after x cycles.
  • Each slide can be optionally hyper linked.
  • Each slide can have an optional description associated with it.
  • Descriptions can either be set to show on demand (when the mouse rolls over the slide), or be always visible until explicitly dismissed.
  • Slide-show automatically pauses on mouse over.
  • Supports localization

Live Demo

We can configure this plug-in in three different way.

Drag and drop the widget: Go to widget menu and drag and drop the “superb slideshow gallery” widget to your sidebar location.

Paste the PHP code to your desired template location: Copy and past the below mentioned code to your desired template location(ie in PHP file). <?php if (function_exists (ssg_show)) ssg_show(); ?>

Short code for pages and posts: Please find the short code below.

Short code for the version 1.0 to 8.0

Please find the short code in the first comment.


ssg-superb-slideshow = short code.
type = Enter gallery type (This field is to group the images).
width = Width of the gallery.
height = Height of the gallery.
pause = Pause between content change.
fadeduration = The duration of the fade effect when transitioning from one image to the next, in milliseconds.
random = galley image order.

Short code for the version 9.0 onwards

[ssg-superb-slideshow type="SAMPLE" width="250" height="165" pause="2500" fade="500" cycles="0" rand="YES"]

Type = This is a gallery name. it will be the name of your specific gallery. in the image management page we have option to enter the gallery name

Width = width of the gallery

Height = height of the gallery

Pause = how long will the picture display in milliseconds (1000 milliseconds = 1 second/2500 milliseconds = 2.5 seconds)

Fade = how long do you want the transition of the pictures to take (500 milliseconds = half of a second)

Cycles = how many times do you want the gallery to cycle thru the pictures (0 = infinity/1 = only one time from beginning to end, then stop )

Rand = Show pictures in the gallery in a random order (no = show pictures in the order you specify in the image management page)

Installation Instruction

Method 1

  • Download the plugin from download location.
  • Unpack the *.zip file and extract the /superb-slideshow-gallery/ folder.
  • Drop the ‘superb-slideshow-gallery’ folder into your ‘wp-content/plugins’ folder.
  • In word press administration panels, click on plug-in from the menu.
  • You should see your new ‘superb slideshow gallery’ plug-in listed under Inactive plug-in tab.
  • To turn the word presses plug-in on, click activate.

Method 2

  • Go to ‘add new’ menu under ‘plugins’ tab in your wordpress admin.
  • Search ‘superb-slideshow-gallery’ plugin using search option.
  • Find the plugin & Click ‘Install Now’ link.
  • Finally click activate plugin link to activate the plugin.

Method 3

  • Download the plugin from download location.
  • Go to ‘add new’ menu under ‘plugins’ tab in your word-press admin.
  • Select upload link (top link menu).
  • Upload the available file and click install now.
  • Finally click activate plug-in link to activate the plug-in.

Frequently asked questions

Q1) How to update the width, height, fadeduration, pause of the gallery?

Administration → Settings → superb slide show gallery →  Gallery setting

Q2) Where to upload my image?

Administration → Settings → superb slideshow gallery →  Image management

Q3) How the slide show manages the order?

Ordering option available in “Image management” page, if you want random order use “Random” setting in galley setting page, in short code also random keyword available.

Q4) How to split the images for gallery?

Use this “Enter gallery type” filed to split the images for gallery. This field available in “Image management” page.

Q5) Where to update the duration of transition?

Administration → Settings → superb slide show gallery →  Gallery setting

Q6) Where to update the pause time between images?

Administration → Settings → superb slide show gallery →  Gallery setting

Q7) loading, close, restore icon not display?

Update the image full path in this java-script file “superb-slideshow-gallery.js”.

Plugin official page

Download link