Avartan Slider WordPress Plugin Help Document


We appreciate your decision of using our Avartan Slider Plugin. Thanks you for using an Avartan Slider plugin for WordPress.

This document is written very carefully by keeping the mindset that it should be easy understand for Beginner to Advance user or developers. We have divided this document in 3 main sections.

1) Getting Started : This section will very help full for introduction and understand how the plugin works.
2) Detailed Document : This section explains everything about Avartan Slider plugin with every setting.
3) Other : This section provides information about miscellaneous items like plugin features, support etc.

If you have any query that is beyond the scope of document, please feel free to contact us at support@solwininfotech.com

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1. Installation Via WordPress Admin area

  1. Step 1. Log into your WordPress admin area.
  2. Step 2. Click on the left plugin menu.
  3. Step 3. Now at the top you can see the Add New button, click the button.
  4. Step 4. Again at the top you can see/view Upload Plugin button, click the button.
  5. Step 5. Now upload the plugin zip file (avartan-slider-lite.zip) that you have downloaded from wordpress.org. After upload, install the zip and click on "Activate Plugin".
Plugin Installation
Plugin Upload
Upload Plugin
Install Plugin

2. Installation Via FTP

  1. Step 1. Download Avartan slider plugin zip file (avartan-slider-lite.zip) from wordpress plugin directory
  2. Step 2. Extract Zip file. It will create "avartan-slider-lite" folder with all plugin files & folder inside it. (Remember the extracted folder path)
  3. Step 3. Using your FTP program, upload the non-zipped plugin folder into the "/wp-content/plugins/" folder on your server.
  4. Step 4. Go to Dashboard » Plugins » Installed Plugins and find Avartan Slider Lite plugin from the list.
  5. Step 5. Click on Activate to the active Avartan Slider Lite plugin.

Create a New Slider

  1. Step 1. Go to Dashboard » Avartan Slider
  2. Step 2. Click on "Create New Slider" Button.
  3. Create new slider
  4. Step 3. Add the slider name. Shortcode of the slider will be generated automatically (see image below).
  5. Step 4. Click on 'Save Settings' button at bottom of page. And Enjoy the Slider!
  6. Save Settings

Slider Settings

Slider Settings

1. Slider Name

A name used for a slider.

2. Alias

An individual slider name. This name will be embedded in slider shortcode, so do not use special characters.

3. Shortcode

This is the Shortcode that will be embedded into your pages, widgets, etc.

4. PHP Function

This is the PHP function used in page template or in core files.


General Settings

1. Layout

  • Full Width: The slider will always stretch across the entire width of the screen.
  • Fixed: The slider will take width and height that are assigned to slider.

2. Width

Set width of slider grids in pixels.

3. Height

Set height of slider grids in pixels.

4. Automatic Slide

If yes slider slides are automatically looped.

5. Background Color

  • Transparent: Make the slider background transparent.
  • Select Color: Select background color of your choice for slider.
  • Opacity: Select Opacity of background color from 0 to 100 percentage (%).

6. Shadow

Set shadow of slider from shadow library.

7. Pause on Hover

Pause the current slide when hovered.



1. Select Loader

Select your favorite loader.

2. Upload Loader Image PRO!

Upload your loader image and enjoy it.



1. Show controls

Show previous and next arrow of slider.

2. Select controls

Select previous and next arrow from giving Controls to display on the slider.

3. Enable Swipe and Drag

Enable swipe left, swipe right, drag left, drag right commands.

Slide Settings

Slide General Settings

1. Slide Name PRO!

An update Slide name which you like. Default: Slide

2. Background Color

  • Select 'Transparent' option If Do not want background color.
  • Click On 'Select Color' button and select color from color picker with opacity.

3. Background Image

  • Select 'None' if Don't want to use a background image.
  • Click On 'Select Image' button and select image for background of slide.

4. Background Position

Possible values of Background Position are center top, center right, center bottom, center center, left top, left center, left bottom, right top, right center, right bottom, percentage. Default : center center.

5. Background Repeat

Possible values of Background Repeat are no-repeat, repeat, repeat-x and repeat-y. Default : no-repeat.

6. Background Size

Possible values of Background Size are cover, contain, percentage, normal. Default: cover.

7. Color Overlay PRO!

Click On 'Select Color' button and select color from color picker with opacity of slide background overlay. Default: transparent.

8. Pattern Overlay PRO!

Select a pattern from giving pattern to set overlay on slide background. Default: transparent.

9. In Animation

This animation will be applied when slide In.

10. Out Animation

This animation will be applied when slide Out.

11. Time

The time that the slide will remain on the screen. Default: 3000ms

12. Ease In

The time that the slide will take to get in. Default: 300ms

13. Ease Out

The time that the slide will take to get out. Default: 300ms

14. Custom Css

Apply CSS to the slide.

Slide Operations: PRO!

Slide layer option
  • Slide Visibility : Publish/Unpublish any slide, click on the Eye icon beside Slide name.
  • Delete Slide : To delete a single slide from the slider by one click.
  • Add New Slide : To add a new slide in the slider.
  • Duplicate Slide : Duplicate slide which save your valuable time to make new slide.
  • Export Slide : To export slide, click on Export Slide button, that will save all your animation and transition..
  • Copy & Move Slide :
  • Element Timing Block : To see all Element Time Line. You can change the delay, ease In/Out, z-index of all elements at the same time from the Element timing block.
  • Preview Slide : See Preview of individual slide with animation, timing and effect.
    Element Settings
  • Delete Element : Click On any element from slide and then click on Delete Icon to delete the element.
  • Duplicate Element : Click On any element from slide and then click on Duplicate Icon to duplicate the element.
  • Delete all Elements : To delete all elements from slide by one click.

Element Settings

Element Option

There are 6 types of Elements available. Text/HTML, Image, Video available in Avartan Slider Lite version, Shortcode. Button and Icon available in Avartan Slider Pro version.
Each element has different options.

Text/HTML Element

1. General Parameters :

Text General Settings
  • Text : Write. You can also add html here.
  • Left : Left distance in px from a start width of the element. It will be automatically set when you drag and drop any element in the slide.
  • Top : Top distance in px from a start height of the element. It will be automatically set when you drag and drop any element in the slide.
  • Z - index : Enter the top of the element. It will be automatically set when you drag and drop any element in the slide. Element with higher z-index value will overlap element with lower z-index.

2. Animation Parameters :

Animation Settings
  • Delay : How long will the element wait before the entrance. Default: 0ms
  • Time : How long will the element be displayed during the slide execution. Write "all" to set the entire time. Default: all
  • In Animation : The in animation of the element.
  • Out Animation : The out animation of the element.
  • Ease In : How long will the in animation take. Default: 300ms
  • Ease Out : How long will the out animation take. Default: 300ms

3. Advance Parameters :

Advance Settings
  • ID : Add ID attribute to element.
  • Classes : Add Class attribute to element.
  • Title : Add Title attribute to element.
  • Rel : Add Rel attribute to element.
  • Link : Open the link (e.g.: http://www.google.com) on click. Leave it empty if you don't want it.
  • Custom CSS : Style the element.

Image Element

Image Settings
  • Modify Image : Change the image source.
  • Image Alt : Add image alt text. It will be better for seo.
  • Scale Proportional : An element with Scale Proportional will be scaled with respect to slider width and height.

Video Element

Avartan slider provides 3 types of video support.

  1. 1. Youtube
  2. 2. Vimeo
  3. 3. HTML5

1. Youtube Video

Youtube Video

2. Vimeo Video

Vimeo Video

3. HTML5 Video

HTML5 Video
  • Full Width : Check the full width checkbox to get full width, video which will neglect width and height which you have entered. If full width is not checked, then the video will take the width and height from textbox.

Add Slider

Add Avartan Slider To Post/Page

1. Add via shortcode

  1. Step 1. Go to Dashboard » Pages » Add New Or Dashboard » Posts » Add New
  2. Step 2: Click on the Add Avartan Slider button as shown in below image.
Add Slider To Page

2. Add via PHP function

if(function_exists("avartanslider")) avartanslider("alias");
in your php template or in php file where you want to use.

Add Avartan Slider To Widget

  1. Step 1. Go to Dashboard » Appearance » Widgets
  2. Step 2: Drag the "Avartan Slider Widget" to the desired sidebar.
Add Avartan Slider To Widget


Plugin Features

Truly Responsive slider

This slider is an effective for Responsive WordPress themes, because it would automatically adjust to its container. This would work out of box, as there is no any need of js or css in your theme. Slider takes care of handling display on all possible devices by Fully image scaling and element adjustment.

Truly Responsive slider

Drag and Drop Builder

  • Avartan Slider is supporting an impressive number of options, even beginners will manage to create beautiful sliders.
  • The user can drag and drop each and every element and create a beautiful slider in minutes.
  • Developing skill is not required to build slider.
Drag and Drop Builder

Amazing Layers PRO!

  • One Text Element play multiple roles like only text or custom html.
  • User can add single single image in slide by Image Element.
  • Add Youtube, Vimeo or Self Hosted HTML5 video by Video Element.
  • Avartan supports all plugin Shortcodes by Shortcode Element.
  • Quick make Button by Button Element.
  • Quick add Icon by Icon Element.
  • Quick add Shape by Shape Element.

Preview Slide And Slider

All slides are different in a slider. Why not to preview slide before publish?
You can preview each and every slide at the time of creation and modify it and save valuable time.
User can preview the slide according slider layout like fixed-width or full-width and Screen mode Desktop or Mobile.
Now, user can preview whole slider before publish on front.

Slide Preview

Single Import/Export Slide

No worry to transfer single slide from one site to another site.
Just export your favorite single slide and import that one in your favorite slider.

One Click Import & Export

Copy & Move Slide

  • Enjoy to copy same slide from current Slider to another Slider by using Copy Slide Feature.
  • If you want to remove same slide from current Slider and add that slide in another Slider then use Move Slide Mechanism.
Copy & Move Slide


1. Is plugin support shortcode feature as I can display particular slider in any widget area?

Yes, Avartan Slider provides shortcode feature as well as PHP function feature. You can write it in content area and you can see your favorite slider on your website.

2. Can I change my navigation buttons?

Yes, there is inbuilt library of navigation buttons so you can choose navigation button of your choice from Navigation button Library from admin side.

3. I want to change loader, How it possible?

Avaratan Slider Lite version providing 6 default loaders under “Loader” Panel. You can upload your loaders with pro version of plugin.

4. For which purposes I can use Avartan Slider?

Avartan Slider is a multipurpose responsive slider as you can use it for any wordpress website to display your message to website visitor using content slider, animated slider, video slider, form slider, catalog or combination of all.

5. Can I duplicate my slider elements and sliders?

You can only duplicate your slider elements. If you want to duplicate your whole slider then you have to purchase pro version of slider.

6. Can I add “Call to action” functionality with slider elements?

Yes, you can reach with this functionality via adding a links on slider elements.

7. What is the best point with Avartan Slider?

Avartan Slider provides an user friendly admin panel, wide variety of default options that required for all types of sliders. So, beginner can start working with sliders. Avartan Slider also provides third party video integrations like Youtube, Vimeo and HTML5 video.

8. Is there any settings that I will miss when move from free to PRO version of slider?

No, you no need to worry about as you will not miss any settings which is available in free version. All free version slider settings are available in PRO version also.

Upgrade Avartan Slider Lite to Pro version

NOTE : If you are going from Avartan Slider Lite to Pro version then your all changes of Lite version will be lost. You will get advanced features in Pro version.
NOTE : To check Pricing Table and features comparison table of lite and pro version Click Here

You can update Avartan Slider Plugin using 1 of the two ways below

Thank you for using Avartan Slider plugin!

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