Estro jQuery slider (Ken Burns effect)

Estro jQuery WordPress slider with Ken Burns effect is simple and effective slideshow plugin. This WP extension has two main transitions – Ken Burns and Swipe effects, so it is very easy customizable and simple to manage. What is Ken Burns effect? Well we already had uBillboard slider with it, Ken Burns is a type of panning and zooming effect used in video production from still imagery) More info on Wikipedia.

Lets get a bit deeper in Estro jQuery slider functions and features to see what you can do with this content rotator plugin and will it fit your content slider requirements.

Estro - jQuery Ken Burns slider - wordpress plugin

Price: 20 $ Already sold: 1476
Created on: 10 July 2011
Last update: 18 December 2012
Latest information
Supported browsers:
Plugin supports Internet ExplorerPlugin supports FirefoxPlugin supports SafariPlugin supports OperaPlugin supports Chrome

IE7, IE8, IE9, Firefox, Safari, Opera, Chrome

Estro slider features and settings

  • Estro slider has integrated animated slide transition timer
  • 4 media rotator skins, so it will fit any design you have on your website
  • Ajax admin panel for smooth and simple management of your slideshows and slides with drag and drop interface
  • Using WordPress Estro plugin you can smoothly and simply embed YouTube and Vimeo videos as your featured content
  • Two main effects and transitions available – Ken Burns and Swipe effect

  • Plugin is mobile compatible and works on phones, tablets and other mobile devices
  • You can use and manage unlimited slides on every slideshow in your website
  • Your sliders can have any custom sizes, so they will fit any website or blog
  • Leverages WordPress media uploader so you can use pictures from your blog media gallery
  • Some SEO (search engine optimization) features

Full Features list here »

Compatibility with WordPress

Works with WordPress versions: WordPress 3.3, WordPress 3.2, WordPress 3.1, WordPress 3.0, and based on jQuery
After purchase you will receive: JavaScript JS, HTML, CSS, PHP, Layered PSD files

Estro Ken Burns slider screenshots

Well it is really amazing how beautiful can be simple things. No hundreds of effects, no millions of transitions, just few simple skins, some customizations and intuitive WordPress admin panel. Have a look at examples and some admin panel screenshots:

Slider with captions custom sizes slider wordpress estro slider admin panel estro slider demo 1 embed youtube into slide live preview in admin panel slider with hidden controls admin panel slide manager swipe transition effect slider with small thumbnail

How-to videos and screencasts

Plugin author pixelentity has some screencasts for first time users, so they can understand where and what goes and how to manage their content:

Managing Estro Slider

Advanced Estro jQuery slider options and settings

Plugin support and community

OK, so where can you get support and your questions answered? There are some places pixelentity provide help:

Get the plugin

Where to get Estro jQuery slider? Of course, CodeCanyon! You can directly download plugin after purchase:

WordPress Estro jQuery slider made impression of quite small, simple, but very nice looking plugin. I would definitely use it for quick and easy setup of featured content slider. Setting needed sizes of the slider and different skins would also fit almost any website and blog. And just two transition effects? cool!

Just plugin was updated long ago, is it compatible with latest WordPress versions? Take care!

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