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Orbit – A Slick jQuery Image Slider Plugin

Posted · Category: Gallery, MIT License

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.

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.


Requirements: jQuery Framework
Demo: http://www.zurb.com/playground/jquery_image_slider_plugin
License: MIT License

  • Might be nice, but the zip file download is corrupt.
    Just FYI.

  • And… it doesnt work at all in IE… Which is a dealbreaker for me. On the other hand it states it works best in other brosers… :D

  • Nice plugin. Thanks for sharing. Going to use it on my index page instead of hand made one. This one looks a bit more impressive! Thanks again

  • It is a good slider only think i am confused about is -“when ever page loads it do not starts immediately,it takes some time to load all images and displays all image first then it starts slider with one image”.
    Am I only experiencing this or other users has also went through it.

  • Like Kim pointed out, IE is having issues displaying and functioning the slider correctly.

    Works nice in chrome and Firefox though. Good effort.

  • Love this slider, very slick looking and the timer is sweet! . shame about IE though. Thanks

  • So does that mean there is no fix for IE? I have this jquery on my website, but I having same issue with IE and I was hoping to find a hack code for IE..

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