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Slidefolio WordPress Theme Review

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Slidefolio is a free gallery WordPress theme, with posts displayed in a slideshow format. The theme was developed by Nick Berlette.

Slidefolio WordPress Theme

Read on to find out how to use this theme, along with my thoughts…

Setting It Up

The first step to installing the Slidefolio theme is just like installing any other WordPress theme. Download Slidefolio from the link above, extract and upload the “slidefolio” directory to your wp-content/themes/ directory, and activate.

After activating, you should have something like this:

Slidefolio Installed

Looking a little empty, so why don’t we start adding content?

Adding Content

Creating posts with built-in slideshows in the Slidefolio theme is surprisingly simple. Just upload one or a batch of photos to a post, and a slideshow is automatically created. Just to demonstrate, I decided to make this quick Screenr video.

Pretty cool, huh?

Theme Options

There is a simple theme options page which will allow you to upload an image logo to use (instead of the default text logo with your blog’s name)

Slidefolio Options

Pretty self-explanatory.


Hope you all found this theme review useful. I haven’t seen the Slidefolio theme covered on any other blogs, so if you didn’t find it over at Nick’s blog, this is probably the first you’re hearing about it.

Is there a market for simple slideshow themes like this? I suppose it could also be used as a WordPress theme for photographers as well. Let me know what you think in the comments below.

  • Nick

    Thanks for the review Leland! Hope it helps out some users with how to use the theme :)

  • Leland

    @Nick: No problem. Thought some people would find it useful.

  • Ahmed

    I love the theme too much i added it to my site too