Theia Post Slider for WordPress

Transform your multi-page posts into slideshows, greatly increasing engagement and your users' experience. Works out-of-the-box with your existing posts and it’s compatible with any WordPress theme. Customize it to your liking and choose from over 60 slider themes.
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Features

  • Slides are efficiently loaded using AJAX and preloading techniques.
  • Greatly increase page views! Supports Google Analytics and Piwik.
  • Ad refreshing on navigation for Google DoubleClick and partners. (requires GPT and async rendering)
  • 60+ slider themes you can choose from. Customize the buttons or create your own using CSS.
  • Works out-of-the-box with all of your existing posts and any WordPress theme.
  • You can add headers, footers and titles for each slide/page.
  • SEO optimized. Keeps the same URLs as before. Each slide has its own URL.
  • Optimized for speed. Uses compacted CSS sprites. Works with SEO and Caching plugins.
  • API for developers wishing to extend functionality. High-quality code complete with comments.
  • 4 transition effects: Slide, Fade, Basic and None
  • An admin page with a Live Preview to easily customize your WordPress slider.
  • Degrades gracefully for visitors without JavaScript.
  • Optionally allow jumping to the previous or next post.
  • Includes Photoshop Documents (PSDs) used to create the WordPress slider button themes.
  • Includes Compass SASS/SCSS source files used to create the CSS files.
  • Complete documentation for installing and customizing the WordPress slider.
  • Similar usages: Bleacher Report, Esquire, GQ.

Available Add-ons (purchased separately)

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Changelog

v1.12.0 - 18 Oct 2016

  • Added compatibility with AdRotate plugin.
  • Added option to disable Cloudflare's Rocketscript/Rocket Loader.
  • Updated Google Analytics tracking.
  • Fixed compatibility with PHP 5.2.x.
  • Other various fixes and improvements.

v1.11.1 - 14 Sep 2016

  • Various fixes and improvements.

v1.11.0 - 06 Sep 2016

  • New simplified updates right from the WordPress admin panel.
  • New option to force a page refresh when navigating to a slide having certain keywords.
  • Several other fixes and improvements.

v1.10.4 - 19 Jul 2016

  • Improved AJAX implementation and compatibility with other plugins.

v1.10.3 - 15 Jul 2016

  • Improve compatibility with various plugins and ad scripts.

v1.10.2 - 08 Jul 2016

  • Added compatibility for RTL websites.

v1.10.1 - 05 Jul 2016

  • Improved compatibility with other plugins by adding a 'DOMContentLoaded' option.

v1.10.0 - 15 Jun 2016

  • Improved compatibility with minifiers by using a declarative approach instead of inline JavaScript.

v1.9.16 - 27 May 2016

  • Added 'start-slideshow' shortcode.

v1.9.15 - 05 Mar 2016

  • Bugfix regarding post options on certain WordPress versions.

v1.9.14 - 01 Mar 2016

  • Improved look-and-feel of post options.

v1.9.13 - 24 Feb 2016

  • Improved compatibility with Yoast SEO plugin'

v1.9.12 - 02 Feb 2016

  • Further improved compatibility with 'Fix broken-HTML option.'

v1.9.11 - 29 Jan 2016

  • Solved broken-HTML fixing for non-ASCII characters.

v1.9.10 - 26 Jan 2016

  • Added option to automatically tidy and fix HTML of posts.
  • Added option to override page titles with slide subtitles.
  • Added two new filters allowing developers to add content between the navigation bars and content.

v1.9.9 - 16 Dec 2015

  • Further improved compatibility with other plugins
  • Added helper filter on AJAX requests for developers

v1.9.8 - 03 Dec 2015

  • Improved compatibility with other plugins
  • Improved slide transition performance by reloading ads once the transition is completed.

v1.9.7 - 06 Nov 2015

  • Shortcode fixes
  • Improved compatibility with all the versions of Google Analytics

v1.9.6 - 30 Oct 2015

  • Fixed issue when using an ad blocker.

v1.9.5 - 22 Oct 2015

  • Added rel='next/prev' to the Next/Prev buttons to improve SEO.

v1.9.4 - 24 Sep 2015

  • Added option that includes the text from [tps_header] and [tps_footer] in excerpts.

v1.9.3 - 08 Sep 2015

  • Added options that solve incompatibilities with plugins that load their JavaScript files only once instead of every time you navigate to a slide.

v1.9.2 - 19 Aug 2015

  • Added option to disable canonical URLs on slides. This allows Google and other search engines to properly index your pages.

v1.9.1 - 02 Jun 2015

  • Miscellaneous fixes and improvements

v1.9.0 - 17 May 2015

  • Added slide looping functionality
  • Added option for padding between the slide and the top of the page
  • Fixed an issue that caused the navigation bars to not work properly
  • Various other bug fixes

v1.8.4 - 26 Mar 2015

  • Fix for the latest versions of Google Analytics by Yoast

v1.8.3 - 16 Mar 2015

  • Added support for shortcodes inside tps_header and tps_footer
  • Optimize the loading of slides in certain situations

v1.8.2 - 18 Feb 2015

  • Fixed somes issues that prevented the settings from being saved in certain cases
  • Fixed the 'more' tags in posts
  • Misc. bug fixes

v1.8.1 - 13 Jan 2015

  • Now compatible with Instagram embeds.
  • Added button to reset all post-by-post settings.
  • Misc. bug fixes

v1.8.0 - 28 Nov 2014

  • Codebase refactoring and restructuring.
  • Increased plugin extensibility through WordPress hooks and filters.
  • Increased compatibility with other themes.
  • New feature: Horizontal position: 'Center, full width'.
  • Various bugfixes.

v1.7.2 - 07 Nov 2014

  • New feature: Scroll to the top of the next slide even when refreshing the entire page.
  • Bugfix: Option 'Do not allow multiple instances' on certain themes, including Braxton.

v1.7.1 - 06 Oct 2014

  • New feature: Support for [audio] and [video] shortcodes.
  • Bugfix: Font-icon themes not working on PHP 5.2.
  • Bugfix: Some transition effects were misbehaving.
  • Updated async.js and hammer.js libraries.

v1.7.0 - 28 Sep 2014

  • New feature: Text on font-icon buttons.
  • New feature: Inverse the previous and next buttons for post navigation.
  • Reformatted the entire codebase using the official WordPress guidelines.
  • Codebase refactoring.
  • Improved accessibility for the slider buttons on all themes.
  • Bugfix: Issue when using multiple versions of Google Analytics.
  • Bugfix: Newlines disappearing in headers and footers.
  • Bugfix: Checkbox for 'additional post navigation' misbehaving in the admin pages.

v1.6.4 - 17 Sep 2014

  • New feature: Plugin now works with virtually any custom post type.
  • Improve the way Theia Post Slider shortcodes are handled.
  • Bugfixes: caching and AJAX handling.

v1.6.3 - 05 Sep 2014

  • Improve content and shortcode handling.
  • Bugfix: Remove empty paragraph and comment tags.

v1.6.2 - 03 Sep 2014

  • Fix plugin on PHP installs that are missing the Multibyte extension.

v1.6.1 - 01 Sep 2014

  • Minor bugfixes in the admin pages.

v1.6.0 - 31 Aug 2014

  • New feature: Vector font icons from Font Awesome, Icomoon and The Noun Project. About 35 different sets.
  • New feature: Live preview now appears on the right, side-by-side with the settings.
  • Several bugfixes in the admin pages.

v1.5.8 - 27 Aug 2014

  • Bugfix: 'Do not cache rendered HTML' option couldn't be disabled.
  • Bugfix: Stop including History.js script in admin pages.

v1.5.7 - 07 Aug 2014

  • Bugfix: Excerpts were sometimes misbehaving. This also caused an issue with the Yoast SEO plugin.

v1.5.6 - 01 Aug 2014

  • Bugfix: Slider was getting enabled/disabled on posts in certain situations.

v1.5.5 - 20 Jun 2014

  • Bugfix: Title, header and footer shortcodes were (again) misbehaving in certain situations.
  • New feature: Support for swipe gestures on desktops and mobiles.
  • New feature: Reset all settings to defaults.
  • Code maintenance: Ran all code through php-cs-fixer to fix coding standards issues (PSR-1 and PSR-2).

v1.5.4 - 20 May 2014

  • Bugfix: Header and footer shortcodes were misbehaving in certain situations.
  • Bugfix: Embeds weren't working in some situations.

v1.5.3 - 19 May 2014

  • Bugfix: Ads from Google AdSense weren't showing properly after refreshing the page.
  • Bugfix: Shortcodes were showing on homepage.

v1.5.2 - 18 Apr 2014

  • Bugfix: Slides weren't being preloaded in some cases.

v1.5.1 - 11 Apr 2014

  • Further improved compatibility with themes and plugins.

v1.5.0 - 30 Mar 2014

  • Greatly improved compatibility with themes and plugins.
  • Now compatible with embedded tweets (be sure to check the Advanced -> 'Do not cache rendered HTML' option)

v1.4.1 - 14 Mar 2014

  • New feature: Disable keyboard shortcuts.

v1.4.0 - 13 Feb 2014

  • New feature: Refresh ads every N slides by refreshing the entire page. Useful for Google AdSense, for example, which cannot be refreshed using JavaScript.

v1.3.10 - 01 Feb 2014

  • Improved compatibility with other themes.

v1.3.9 - 31 Jan 2014

  • Added Compass SASS/SCSS source files.

v1.3.8 - 30 Jan 2014

  • Added troubleshooting option to increase compatibility with other plugins and themes.

v1.3.7 - 30 Jan 2014

  • Bugfix: Plugin now works for URLs containing non-English (Unicode) characters.

v1.3.6 - 26 Dec 2013

  • Plugin is now compatible with Better WordPress Minify.
  • Improved compatibility with other plugins.

v1.3.5 - 20 Dec 2013

  • Bugfix: Fixed slide transition speed.
  • Bugfix: Now works on PHP installations where short tags are disabled.

v1.3.4 - 04 Dec 2013

  • Added 'theiaPostSlider.changeSlide' event to the document object.
  • Added compatibility instructions for the Social Locker by OnePress plugin.

v1.3.3 - 20 Nov 2013

  • Bugfix: Shortcodes weren't loaded in very rare cases.

v1.3.2 - 17 Nov 2013

  • Bugfix: CSS wasn't loading in very rare cases.

v1.3.1 - 16 Nov 2013

  • New feature: You can enable or disable the slider by default. You can further adjust this behavior on a post-by-post basis, just like before.
  • Bugfix: AJAX was not working when the site URL was different than '/'.
  • Bugfix: Title was duplicated when the top navigation bar was disabled.
  • Bugfix: Google Analytics tracking was not working in some conditions.
  • Improved compatibility with some themes.

v1.3.0 - 08 Nov 2013

  • New feature: Ad refreshing for Google DoubleClick and partners.
  • New feature: API for developers.

v1.2.2 - 29 Oct 2013

  • Usability improvements.

v1.2.1 - 27 Oct 2013

  • Bugfix for AJAX functionality on PHP versions lower than 5.3.0

v1.2.0 - 25 Oct 2013

  • New feature: Slides are efficiently loaded via AJAX, giving a huge performance boost when using lots of slides.
  • New feature: The slider can be disabled on a post-by-post basis.

v1.1.9 - 22 Oct 2013

  • Improvement: Do not enqueue JavaScript and CSS when not needed.

v1.1.8 - 10 Jul 2013

  • Performance and memory improvements when the 'refresh page' option is enabled.

v1.1.7 - 08 Apr 2013

  • Minor bug fixes.

v1.1.6 - 01 Apr 2013

  • Minor bug fixes.

v1.1.5 - 17 Mar 2013

  • Minor bug fixes.

v1.1.4 - 12 Feb 2013

  • Minor bug fixes.

v1.1.3 - 12 Feb 2013

  • Minor bug fixes.

v1.1.2 - 02 Dec 2012

  • Option for browsing posts only from the same category.
  • Improved compatibility with WordPress themes.

v1.1.1 - 02 Nov 2012

  • Added support for popular lazy loading plugins ('Lazy Load' and 'BJ Lazy Load').
  • Improved compatibility with other plugins.

v1.1.0 - 24 Oct 2012

  • Added header, footer and title shortcodes.

v1.0.8 - 14 Oct 2012

  • The plugin can now be easily integrated with WordPress themes (i.e. not used as a separate plugin).

v1.0.7 - 07 Oct 2012

  • Improved compatibility with WordPress themes.

v1.0.6 - 09 Sep 2012

  • Improved compatibility with other plugins.

v1.0.5 - 01 Sep 2012

  • New option to position the slider buttons, both horizontally (left, center, right) and vertically (top, bottom).
  • New option to enable the slider on pages as well as posts.

v1.0.4 - 23 Aug 2012

  • New option to refresh the page on each slide.
  • Pageviews upon silding are now tracked in Google Analytics and Piwik.

v1.0.3 - 22 Aug 2012

  • You can now customize the buttons' text and width.
  • Added more button themes (more colors).

v1.0.2 - 21 Aug 2012

  • Fixed compatibility with PHP < 5.3.
  • Page title now changes on slide event.

v1.0.1 - 20 Aug 2012

  • Bugfixes.

v1.0.0 - 19 Aug 2012

  • Initial release.