10 Lightweight Image Gallery & Slider Plugins

One of the easy solution to attract your visitors and show your portfolio on the website is using the image sliders and image galleries. And sometimes we need lightweight image sliders and galleries to decrease the size of our front page. Here is 10 lightweight image sliders and galleries plugin that we share to you. enjoy it

Choco Slider

Choco-Slider is a lightweight (~7kb) and flexible jQuery image slider plugin. It requires a set of images wrapped with an element (like a div) and uses the alt tags to display information about the slides.

Demo : http://chocoslider.alandawi.com.ar/index_en.html

Picbox

Picbox

Picbox is a lightweight (around 5KB) javascript image viewer based on the Slimbox by Christophe Beyls, and available using either the Mootools or jQuery frameworks. It features automatic resizing and zooming of large images, allowing them to fit in the browser or be viewed at full size.

Demo : http://bunnyfire.co.uk/projects/picbox/

PikaChoose

PikaChoose

Pikachoose is a lightweight jQuery slideshow plugin, now including jCarousel. It designed to be easily installed, easy to setup, and well… all around easy. Cara Jo has redone the css and structure for PikaChoose to make it even easier to style to your needs.

Demo : http://pikachoose.com/demo/

SlideViewer

SlideViewer

SlideViewer is a lightweight (3.5Kb) jQuery plugin wich allows to instantly create an image gallery by writing just few lines of HTML such as an unordered list of images.

Demo : http://www.gcmingati.net/wordpress/wp-content/lab/jquery/imagestrip/imageslide-plugin.html

Nivo Slider

Nivo Slider

Nivo Slider is a lightweight jQuery Slideshow plugin for creating good-looking image sliders.

Demo : http://nivo.dev7studios.com/

Hash Slider

Hash Slider

Hash is simple yet faeture rich jQuery content slider. It’s only 2,2kb in size. This jquery-based slider does what the most jquery-sliders do, but adds a hashtag to the window location, so you can link to any content / position of the slider.

Demo : http://mgoys.com/lab/hashslider

Pirobox

Pirobox

Pirobox is lightweight jQuery Lightbox script.

Demo : http://www.pirolab.it/pirobox_v_1_2/

Orbit

Orbit

Orbit is a killer jQuery plugin that lets you create a simple, effective and beautiful slider for images of any size, and even includes some parameters for making awesome captions and a sweet timer.Most jQuery image sliders hover at around 8 kbs for minified versions, and around 15kbs or more for uncompressed development files, but what if there was a way to keep the simple fades, slides, and a couple other nifty bits, but strip the bloated and corny diagonal-cross fades or spiral dissolves.

Demo : http://www.zurb.com/playground/jquery_image_slider_plugin

Sudo Slider

Sudo Slider

Sudo Slider is slider plugin that allows the designer to do whatever he wants, with whatever HTML he want. Sudo Slider can load images and html with Ajax. The minified file is only 10KB.

Demo : http://webbies.dk/Sudo%20Slider/demo.html

Smoothgallery

Smoothgallery is mootools plugin that allows us to create simple and smooth (cross-fading…) image galleries, slideshows, showcases and other cool stuff on our website.This image galleries is very lightweight, the javascript file is only 24kb.

Demo : http://smoothgallery.jondesign.net/gallery-images