Convincing visitors for purchasing product or service is not easy stuff in online. People consider a lot of checklist before emptying their pocket. WordPress logo slider plugin can help you a lot to build an awesome logo for your site.
Having year experience of selling online, I found people greatly get persuaded when they found some of the established clients trust you or you have served one of the leading clients of the industry. If they can notice such a remarkable logo in your trustworthy section of your site, they don’t check anything else anymore. That’s why many of online forums are full of with questions like “what is the best WordPress logo slider plugin to showcase client logo?” or “how to add WordPress logo slider in business or agency website, that can boost your brand trust?”.
To answer the first question, I’ve developed GS Logo Slider WordPress Plugin a couple of months ago, but did get the chance to write answer for the second question. But today I’ve propelled and tied hardly myself with the chair I am sitting on.
Adding logo slider in WordPress is pretty easy, doesn’t require you to write a single line of code to implement logo showcase where you can easily present the wide known logos of clients, partners, affiliate and other company whom you served satisfactorily. Let’s dig in.
How to Add WordPress Logo Slider Without Coding
The best way to add logo slider in a WordPress website is to install a plugin. There are many of incredible WordPress logo slider plugins, you can choose from. But researching your WordPress using experience, I pick a free logo slider plugin, GS Logo Slider for demonstration purpose.
If you don’t know how the frontend of the plugin really looks like, don’t worry before taking you to the process, have a look how logo slider output will be.
Step 01 : Install Plugin
Installing GS Logo Slider plugin as the same as you install the other WordPress plugins in your website. If you are accustomed to installing plugin from the backend. Head to the Plugins > Add New and search for GS Logo Slider, The plugin comes up as the following screen, click Install Now button and select Activate Plugin when the subsequent screen comes up.
If you would like to install the plugin via FTP, download GS Logo Slider for WordPress manually from the plugin directory and place gs-logo-slider folder inside the /wp-content/plugins/ directory. And login your WordPress backend and active the plugin for the Plugins
Step 02 : Plugin Overview
When you successfully install this plugin, you can notice a setting titled GS Logos will be added in the left WordPress settings. From this setting you add, update, delete and control the all essential settings that help you to display your client logo slider elegantly.
Step 03 : Add logo
To Add logos inside the WordPress has been super easy via this plugin. Click on the Add New Logo, add logo title and the logo image in any image format in text area which will automatically be added in your logo slider just after you’ll click publish button. Don’t forget to add a category, it helps you to present category specify logos in the your site frontend logo carousel.
Step 04 : Manage Category
After the Add New Logo, Logo Category comes. From this section, you can create a new category, update and delete according to your need. The logo items get placed in the slider based on which category is selected.
Step 05 : Slider Settings
The logo settings section is an important part of this plugin. From here you can define how logo slider will behave in your website. To give a supreme privilege over the appearance of your logo gallery slider, the plugin comes with three tabs glutted with all essential settings you need.
General Setting tab includes slider Direction, slider speed, autoplay option, infinite loop, stop on hover, ticker mode and pause ticker on hover. The Direction option helps you to display the slider both horizontally and vertically, Sliding Speed controls slider sliding speed, Autoplay Pause indicates slider pausing time, Infinite Loop let you decide whether the slider will loop infinitely or get stop after the first rolling. Stop on hover stops slider to slider when visitor place the mouse cursor on it, Ticker Mode allows you to turn your logo slider into like news ticker and Pause Ticker on Hover stops the slider ticker from moving around when you hover over mouse.
Control Setting is another crucial part of this logo showcase plugin, equipped with options like Next/Previous, Pagination, Play Pause, Logo Title, and Clickable Logo. From the Next/Previous option, you can enable or disable slider navigational handles easily, Pagination remains turned off by default. When you turn it on, will chunk down the logos diving 4 visible paginations and allow your visitors to view any of logo chunk clicking on any of pagination. Play Pause handles weather your logo slider or not, If you need to show your logo title and make them clickable, you enable them from Logo Title and Clickable Logos Options
In my point of view, Style Setting is the most essential part of this plugin. If you can’t adjust this plugin with your existing WordPress theme, you’ll never use the plugin in your website, right? With these settings you can define logo item width, height, displaying style, margin, slider width, maximum logo number, minimum logo number and how many logo move in the single transition.
Other Feature If You Care
GS Logo Slider plugin is lightweight will never become the reason behind that makes your site slow. As I explained the plugin is easy to install and use, enable you a high-quality logo slider within seconds. The plugin is equipped with shortcode builder can build a logo showcase carousel in anywhere in your WordPress post and pages using the shortcode [gs_logo]
The shortcode accepts numerous attribute helps you to customize slide interface with without writing code.
You might be thinking. As I developed GS Logo plugin, I’ve demonstrated the whole process with this plugin, right? The thinking is partly true. Before developing this plugin, I performed about weeks of research on the existing plugin and came with a unique idea, that I implemented them to make it professional and robust. So, I believe, this is the best logo slider plugin in the directory, so, I preferred to pick it as demonstration :). By using WordPress logo slider plugin you can create an awesome logo within a minute.
If you have any question, don’t forget to comment below.