Slideshow is an important part of a website. It is quite obvious that it adds to the looks of the website. But that is not all it is meant for. It is also effective for highlighting your important articles, products, services, etc. that your readers find useful. And when it comes to some specific types of sites like photography, portfolio, etc. a template without a slideshow may be totally useless.
A slide show can be used for showcasing images or videos. There are many good wordpress templates with single or multiple slideshows, especially on the homepage. Here is a collection of over 30 wordpress templates with slide show.
This theme from theme forest comes with a big, screen wide slide show. There are five galleries that can be used to display your work. It supports images as well as videos. Ready to use widgets, customized admin panel and visual short codes are among some other features of the template.
This is a mobile friendly response theme from Theme forest. It is a minimalistic theme for portfolios and is most suitable for photographers. There are three galleries on the front page. Portfolio can be displayed in six different styles.
This is a business theme that is also suitable for portfolio sites. 3D slide show is the main feature of this theme. It is available in three alternative color schemes. Front page alone has two variations. It comes with eight custom admin pages.
Photo Nexus comes with slide show and photo gallery integrated in it. It is available in light as well as dark skin. It supports google fonts and comes with many useful short codes.
With as many as six screen wide sleek slide shows, this template will leave you asking for no more. You can upload loads of photos with ease. The portfolio section also supports audio. The theme is compatible with ipad, iphone and other mobile devices.
This template from Theme Forest comes with multiple ready to use page templates and a fully functional contact form – you just need to enter your email ID to get going. It is suitable for portfolio websites. Portfolios can be sorted. There are over twenty useful short codes.
This is a fully widgetized theme with many different style pages for portfolio. You get multiple effects for the jQuery in the slider. It also has ready to use contact forms that are powered by ajax.
There are as many as three slide shows in this template. The front page comes in three variations and the theme as a whole in four different color schemes.
This is a minimalistic template suitable for business websites. It sports a modern, stylish look. There are as many as five different color schemes to choose from. There is also a fully working contact form that you get in this theme. You also get the psd design files of the theme.
There are as many as seven useful widgets in this theme including a contact form, mini gallery, testimonials, tweets, slide show, etc. There is also a provision for uploading your own custom favicon. It is available in eighteen custom skins and with as many as nine different fonts to choose from.
There are multiple gallery options in this theme – five, to be specific. The slide show is also capable of displaying the exif data. There are many layouts to choose from. The short codes that the template comes with make it easy to customize this theme. The theme has been optimized for search engines.
This is a portfolio template meant for photography web sites. There are ten templates for different types of pages included in it. The theme is ready for translation and supports video as well as photos.
It comes with an Avia slider. You can customize the theme using the useful short codes that it comes with. The contact form is all ready to use. The portfolio is powered by jQuery. Setting up the content is very easy.
As the name suggests, this elegant theme is suitable for business websites. It is available in as many as six different color schemes – red, blue, brown, orange, etc. There are also a huge number of background patterns that you can select to set. As for slider, there are three different types of sliders – nivo, static and kwicks.
You can have full screen as well as normal slide show in this theme from theme forest. It is available in nine different color schemes. There is also a fully functional contact form included in it.
There is a font manager tool in Anan that can install the fonts for you. Galleries too can be set up through the admin panel that the theme comes with. This is a portfolio theme designed keeping the photography and creative professionals in mind. It has four styles for the portfolio page.
This is another minimalistic theme for creative professionals. It is available in light and dark color schemes. It gives you the flexibility of uploading tons of images in the gallery – that too at one go. There is also an email form included that is based on ajax.
Traject comes in eight different color schemes. And each color scheme again has two different layout options to choose from. You get unlimited sidebars as well.
This is a portfolio theme that comes powered with a portfolio filter. It comes in two different color schemes – dark color and light color. There are many colors and patterns to choose from. It also has many useful short codes and custom widgets.
This theme can be used for business websites and portfolio websites. You get as many as five slide shows. The slide shows support videos as well. The theme has been optimized for search engines and also has a landing page.
This theme from Elegant themes comes in 3 different color schemes. It supports automatic resizing of images. There are loads of short codes and many ready to use page templates that make customization a cake walk. Advertisement support is integrated in the theme. The sidebars are widgetized. It is compatible with most of the modern browsers like Mozilla fire fox, internet explorer versions 6 and 7, net scape, and safari.
Nova is available in 6 different types of color schemes. The theme is ready for localization. You can give different effect to the slide show. It supports multiple web browsers.
Modest is advertisement ready and supports threaded comments. It features a table less design and comes with valid css and xhtml.
Webly supports automatic resizing of images. It comes in 4 different color schemes. It also has additional style for blog.
If you are a personal blogger, then this theme from Elegant themes is for you. It comes ready with banner ad management. It also has life stream integrated in it.
This awesome theme from studio press gives you three options for layout and four color schemes. Background can be customized and you can upload custom logo as well. It is a fixed width theme that supports nested comments and featured images. Options can be set up using the theme options panel that this theme comes with.
Platinum is fixed layout theme and comes with six different options for the layout. It supports featured image and nested comments.
This business theme is another awesome theme from studio press that comes with slide show. It is available in four alternative color schemes.
This is a magazine style theme that sports a neat and clean look. It supports featured images as well as threaded comments. Multiple options for the layout and fixed width are other features of this theme.
This is another theme for magazine style websites that comes from studio press. It will give your site a glossy look. It comes in as many as seven color schemes. You get the option of six alternative layouts. You can customize the background and upload custom logo as well. It also supports the custom menu feature of wordpress.
This theme from Woo themes would be the right choice for photo blogs. The slider on the front page can be used to highlight your most recent posts. There are many widgetized areas. It is available in as many as twelve alternative color schemes.
This is a business theme from WP zoom. It comes in four different color schemes. It is a very flexible theme with many options for easy customization.