In most cases, blog’s home page plays vital role for search engine indexing. If you are showing your best content on home page through popular posts section on sidebar or featured posts slideshow, it will definitely help you indexing them on Google or other search engines frequently. Smooth Slider is a free WordPress plugin to show featured posts in a slideshow with all benefits of SEO.
Smooth Slider can easily attach your favorite posts on Slideshow with single click. You can create different slideshows for different purposes and then those slideshows can be embedded on different locations on your blog based on your requirement. Here are some important features of Smooth Slider:
- Search Engine Optimized Slideshow
- Fully Customizable CSS
- Choose Posts and Pages as Featured Posts/Pages on Single Click
- No Need Of Knowledge of PHP, HTML or CSS
- Facility to put Custom Images in place of navigation numbers
- Can convert to pure image Slider
- Slider Preview in admin panel
- A template tag to display Category specific posts on Smooth Slider
Installation of this plugin is very simple like other plugins but there are lot many options available on the settings page to customize the feel and look of the slideshow. You can also optimize the plugin to show CSS and Scripts in the head section of specific pages only (more details on plugin page).
There are lot many other Slideshow plugin available for WordPress which are also good but the SEO of Smooth Slider output is really effective and will help your best content appearing on SERP on regular basis.
To get more information about Smooth Slider and see the slideshow demo, checkout the link below: