Pointelle Slider

A Featured Content Responsive WordPress Slider with jQuery

Show Featured Content Anywhere

Show Featured Content Anywhere

Embed Featured Content Slider on Homepage, Single Pages, Posts using Shortcode, Widget or template tag. Show Posts, Images, Posts from Category etc.

Responsive Design, Works on All Devices

Responsive Design, Works on All Devices

Pointelle Slider is 100% responsive and it looks great on all the devices including iPhone, iPad or other tablets.

Auto Fetch Recent Articles

Auto Fetch Recent Articles

Embed recent posts slider or category slider using a special shortcode. No coding skills required to use the slider.

Best Support for the Best Slider

Best Support for the Best Slider

Like any other SliderVilla WordPress slider, Pointelle Slider users get the best after sale support and help from experts. It comes with ...

Show Featured Content Anywhere

Show Featured Content Anywhere

Posted by Tejaswini on Jan 18, 20161
Responsive Design, Works on All Devices

Responsive Design, Works on All

Posted by Tejaswini on Jan 18, 20162
Auto Fetch Recent Articles

Auto Fetch Recent Articles

Posted by Tejaswini on Jan 18, 20163
Best Support for the Best Slider

Best Support for the Best

Posted by Tejaswini on Jan 18, 20164

Pointelle Slider WordPress Plugin helps you add beautiful featured image and content jquery slideshow to your site. The slider has navigation thumbnails and navigation text which can be placed either left or right.

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More than 3 Slides, Scrolling Right Panel

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With Dark Color Navigation & Horizontal Sliding

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Only Thumbnail, No Text on Right Navigation Panel

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Left Side Navigation Panel

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Auto-sliding OFF and On-hover Transition

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Video Slides in Pointelle

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Multiple Pointelle Slider on single page or post or homepage

Click to view 15+ Demos of Pointelle Slider 

All demos including Events, Products, Videos, Social Feed as Slides at one place


19 Different Type of Sliders

Easily create 19 different type of Pointelle Slider with different data sources. Options are Recent Posts Slider, Category Slider, Custom or Featured Content Slider, YouTube and/or Vimeo Slider, Facebook Album Slider, WooCommerce and WP Ecommerce Slider and much more.


WooCommerce and WP Ecommerce Slider

If you are using WooCommerce or WP Ecommerce plugins as shopping cart system, you can have products appearing inside the slider.


Create Event Slider

Event Calendar and Event Manager plugins are compatible with Pointelle Slider. Which means if you are using any of these plugin to showcase events on your site, now you can show the events inside Pointelle Slider.


YouTube and Vimeo Slider

Easily create YouTube video slider based on playlist or search. Enter Playlist ID or search term to create Pointelle Slider with the same. It also allows to create Vimeo video slider for a particular video channel. Apart from these custom video slider with YouTube and Vimeo videos can also be easily created.


Facebook Album Slider

Create Pointelle Slider with the photos and album on a public Facebook page. For example, by providing the page URL of Coca Cola FB page, you can create Pointelle Slider with the recently uploaded images over there. It requires to enter Facebook API key.


Flickr, 500px Slider

If you hosted images on Flickr or 500px, you can easily embed a Pointelle Slider with auto fetching capabilities from these sources. Create Flickr or 500px sliders with Pointelle Slider WordPress plugin without much effort.


600+ Google Fonts Ready

On settings page, Pointelle is having list of 600+ Google Web Fonts to quickly implement on different texts such as title, content etc. No need to paste the font CSS in header area or add any code.


20+ Transition Effects

Apply different transition effects to the elements such as image, text inside the slider. Effects such as bounce, flash, shake, fade, zoom, wooble, rollin and much more to choose and apply using the setting panel.


More than 50 Setting Options

There is no need to know PHP, HTML or CSS to make changes and customize the slider. It comes with more than 50 setting options to easily customize the slider as per need. Set font size, color, slider width, height, image transition, lightbox effect and much more using the setting panel.


WPML and mqTranslate Ready

For multilingual sites, Pointelle is the perfect choice. It is compatible with WPML Translate plugin as well as qTranslate and mqTranslate plugins.


SEO Ready

We know the important of Search Engine Optimization and that’s why Pointelle is developed with SEO in mind. Headline tags like H2, H3 are placed properly and all the images will have alt tag. Even the slider will help you featured or special contents get crawled frequently on search engines.


NextGen Gallery Slider

If you are using NextGen gallery WordPress plugin, you can easily create Pointelle Slider with those galleries. Enter the NextGen gallery ID and Pointelle will create a slider with the same.


4 Different Lightbox Effect

Pointelle comes with four different type of Lightbox effects to choose from. Options are


Auto Update for Lifetime

Once you purchase Pointelle Slider, you are eligible for lifetime updates. Pointelle updates will be available as auto update when you entered the purchased license key. If the license key is entered, you will receive auto update notification and can update from dashboard.


Shortcode and Template Tag

To embed Pointelle Slider inside a page content or anywhere on your theme, you can use Pointelle shortcode and template tags. Some smart template tags are also there for quick insertion of recent posts slider, category slider.



To put Pointelle Slider in widget ready areas, you can use Pointelle Widget. Insert any type of Pointelle Slider using drag and drop widgets for quick insertion.


Smart QuickTag

Pointelle Slider comes with smart QuickTag button to insert Pointelle inside page or post content area.


W3C Validated Code

The generated embed code our of Pointelle Slider Generator is W3C validated which means it follows all the standards and search engines like Google or Bing are going to love your site. W3C validation helps in better user experience on cross browser as well as in search engine crawling.


Smart Image Cropping

Image should appear good even if the slider aspect ratio is different than the original image. Pointelle uses smart image cropping technique to crop the image such a way that it will look good inside the slider.


Awesome Support

Real people giving real support for SliderVilla products. We are a team of 7 experts and we remain available on SliderVilla.com 24×7. Our ETA for support replies via forum or email is 6 hours which means we are committed to reply within that time frame and sometimes you may get an instant reply.

Highlighted Features

  • Fully Customizable CSS
  • Vertical and Horizontal Slider
  • Responsive design
  • SliderVilla Add-ons compatible
  • Choose Posts and Pages as Featured Posts/Pages on a Single Click
  • You can enable or disable FOUC (Flash of Unstyled Content) while the page is loading
  • No Need Of Knowledge of PHP, HTML or CSS, also with some knowledge of CSS you can easily create your own slider stylesheet suitable to your theme.
  • Readable by search engine as you can see the screenshot on Lynx browser available on our blog
  • Slider Preview in admin panel
  • Can be converted to pure image Slider
  • Images cropped very nicely to fit into the sizes
  • Pick image from content or the custom field or you can also use ‘Featured Image’ WordPress feature
  • Permission setting option to restrict the users from adding posts to Pointelle Slider
  • Remove posts and pages from Pointelle Slider selectively or remove all the posts from the slider at one go from the settings page itself
  • You can reorder the added slides, or choose to display the slides randomly
  • Option to retain specific html tags in the slider posts
  • Slides can be linked to permalink or any other desired URL. Also you can choose to not link some slides to any URL.
  • Support through Premium Support Forums

The Slider will pause when the visitor will hover on it, otherwise it will keep on Sliding if Auto Sliding is enabled.

Type of Content that can be shown in the Slider

  1. You can add posts/pages or media images to the slider and embed this custom slider anywhere on your site. You can create multiple sliders with different post/pages/media images and embed them on different pages of your WordPress site. Just remember, on one page, you can embed only one Slider at a time. But different pages can have different Sliders.
  2. The Slider supports Custom Post types, which means you can easily add the Custom Post Types, say your eCommerce Products to the Slider
  3. You can display the Posts from any Category in Chronologically reverse order i.e. latest one first.
  4. You can display the Recent Posts of your WordPress blog in the Slider

Ways to embed the Slider on the WordPress Site

  1. Template Tags (3)
  2. Shortcodes (3)
  3. Widgets (3)

Please refer the Usage Guide for more details.


  1. Uzip the pointelle-slider.zip folder.
  2. Upload  pointelle-slider folder to /wp-content/plugins directory.
  3. In WordPress dashboard, head over to the Plugins section.
  4. Activate Pointelle Slider.

Embed Options for Pointelle Slider

[pointellerecent]To have a slider with recently published blog posts automatically appearing inside the slider, you just need to paste the shortcode inside the page or post content area where you want the slider to embed
[pointelleslider]Manually add any post to the slider using Pointelle Slider meta box available on edit post/page window. To embed a slider with those added posts/pages, use this shortcode.
[pointellecategory catg_slug="social-media"]Embed a slider with posts from specified category. For example, this shortcode will embed Glam Slider with posts from category with permalink as ‘social-media’
[pointelleslider set="3" id="2"]Get Slider ID from Sliders sub-page on dashboard, and setting ID from Settings sub-page. This shortcode will embed a custom slider with setting set 3 and will show slides of Slider ID 2
Template Tags

Like shortcodes, Pointelle is also having similar template tags to embed the slider inside theme template files like page.php, index.php, home.php etc. Template Tags are PHP code which executes to call certain functions and show the slider at desired location. Get the template tags for Pointelle Slider on our Knowledge Base page.


Drag and Drop widgets are also available in Pointelle Slider. It means, you can place the Pointelle Sliders (recent posts, custom slider, category slider etc.) in widget ready areas eg. Sidebar by dropping the widget in Widgets window on dashboard. Multiple widgets should be visible on the Widgets page after activating the slider plugin. To read more about the ready widgets for Pointelle Slider, please read the Widget Knowledge Base of Pointelle Slider.

Settings and Admin Page of Pointelle Slider

A Dedicated Settings page should appear on the dashboard after activating the plugin. Pointelle Slider is having two sub-pages – Settings and Sliders. Settings page is to create multiple settings and customize the width, height, image pick preference and so many other elements of the slider. Almost 99% slider customization can be done from settings page only. It is also having a “Custom Styles” box where you can enter a custom CSS to override/change the final CSS of slider plugin.

Sliders page is to manage the added slides to the slider. You can create unlimited sliders and add unlimited slides to each of them. Using the parameter in shortcode or template tag, you can easily embed any slider by mentioning the slider ID.


Q. Is Pointelle a Responsive Slider?

Yes, Pointelle Slider is a responsive WordPress slider. You can enable the responsive design by choosing the option on Settings page ==> Responsiveness page.

Q. Is it possible to control the speed of the slider in Pointelle Slider?

Yes, you can change the speed of the slider from Pointelle’s settings page. There is an option available for this purpose.

Q. I do not want the texts including Post Title, Content etc. overlaying on the slider. Is it possible to create image only slider with Pointelle?

We have provided a single click option on settings page to make Pointelle – an image only slider. Go to the settings page and check the box “Make pure image slider”, save the changes.

Q. My site is using WordPress Multisite (WPMU) network. Is Pointelle work on MU sites?

Yes, Pointelle Slider works perfectly fine on WPMU sites. You need to activate the Pointelle Slider plugin individually on each site to let it work properly.

Q. Is Pointelle Slider available for other CMS like Joomla?

No, Pointelle Slider is currently available only for WordPress. We are planning to release the same for other CMS as well but currently we do not have any set deadline for the same.

We understand the need of after sale support in a premium WordPress plugin. That’s why, we have designed a special SliderVilla Support Ninja Program consisting of some WordPress experts, core developer of SliderVilla Sliders (Tejaswini) and community members. We provide support for our product by different means including Exclusive Support Forum and Emails. Please find the details as below,
  • Support Forum and Email ETA – 12 hours
  • Instant Support for urgent requests
  • Free basic slider setup using remote access
  • Dedicated support team available 24X7
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