This is the series post on free responsive WordPress slider plugin. In our previous post we have shown you on Meteor Slides slider plugin. In this post we are going to explore another popular free responsive WordPress slider plugin which is Cyclone Slider 2. This plugin is powered by Cycle 2, the most flexible jQuery slideshow plugin. One of the main reason for the popularity of this plugin is that it can be used for both casual users and developers. You can easily create slideshows and publish them with a shortcode, widget, or template tag. Another reason is you can use image, YouTube, Vimeo, custom HTML, and testimonial slides. Also has the ability to fine tune the script settings. You can choose what scripts to load and where to load them.
First thing first, get the plugin from above link and install it. Upon installation you can see a new menu Cyclone Slider under Settings menu. This is also more similar to Meteor Slides which is like default post or page option. First of all go to settings page to set different parameter.
Most amazing feature of this plugin is you can choose YouTube, Vimeo or custom HTML as slider. See the following snap to see the feature in action:
After publishing the slider get the shortcode and necessary PHP code from the right bar setting option: