Full screen background slideshow plugin for jQuery

bower install supersized


Supersized jQuery Plugin

Documentation can be found on the official project page:

*** Changelog ***

2/23/12 - 3.2.7

*Fixed issue with previous thumbnail not loading correctly
*Autoplay now works when no transition is specified
*Updated Shutter theme CSS for smooth opacity transition when thumbnails are hovered over.

11/28/11 - 3.2.6

*Fixed issue where previous slide was not displaying after goTo()
*Update supersized.3.2.6.js

9/23/11 - 3.2.5

*Fixed resize error when only two slides were present
*Updated comments for slide_link to reflect actual option ("number" to "num")

7/13/11 - 3.2.4

*Slideshow files updated to 3.2.4 to address Firefox 5+ bug with slides not loading
*Flickr fix for 1.1.2 for Flickr API and window load event conflicts (thanks to dbertram)
*Update to Shutter CSS file to fix IE7 issue where progress bar wasn't left aligned

7/8/11 - 3.2.3

*Fixed bug where certain transitions broke slideshow since the 3.2.2 update in Firefox and IE

7/5/11 - 3.2.2

*Reworked Supersized slides to be insides an unordered list, rather than anchor tags
*Slides now load upon request and populate the respective list item. Corrects potential bandwidth problem when caching is turned off, if images keep getting reloaded.
*Only affects base slideshow files: supersized.3.2.x.js and supersized.css

6/27/11 - 3.2.1

*Fixed Supersized loader not displaying initially (theme files unaffected)
*Supersized project page now updated

6/20/11 - 3.2.0 Early Release

*Documentation, announcement post, and project page update to follow
*The Flickr edition is not updated from 3.1.3 yet - this is on it's way

3/15/11 - 3.1.3 Update (All editions)

*Added fix for images on IE failing to resize when loaded (update supersized.3.1.x.js)

3/11/11 - Supersized 3.1.2 Updates (All editions)

*Added option for random slide order
*Updated min_height and min_width performance

3/5/11 - Supersized 3.1.1 and Supersized Flickr 1.1 Updates and Fixes

*Smoother slide transitions (no longer uses the slide function)
*Files "effects.core.min.js" and "effects.slide.min.js" are no longer required
*Fixed overlapping images when sliding
*Fixed image resizing for slideshows with only 1 image
*Path for navigation button images is now defined in options
*Added option for basic JS image protection against right click/dragging
*Random start slides now possible in Slideshows (0 is random)
*Updated default #supersized-loader CSS and animated GIF to work better on light and dark backgrounds

2/27/11 - Updates to project page and licenses

*Supersized 3.1 is licensed under either the MIT or GPL License
*Demos and documentation can now be found at the project page (

2/26/11 - Supersized 3.1 and Supersized Flickr 1.0 Released

*Complete rewrite of the Supersized script
*Added image rendering for faster transition speeds on FF and IE
*Dynamic image handling (no longer relies on predefined ratios)
*Unobtrusive backgrounds - you no longer need to wrap your content in a special div.
*Many options added, including fit to screen, keyboard navigation, transition speed, and more.
*Created seperate script specifically for Flickr - can pull by user, set, or group.
*API Key is needed to use Supersized Flickr (

Expect updates to the project page, demos, and a corresponding announcement post on Build Internet.

**If you are upgrading from a previous version, the structure has changed - I will post how to go about this when I do the corresponding post.

2/11/11 - Supersized Core files updated with reduced code, cleaner file structure, and dynamic image proportions.