8 WordPress Plugins To Create Stunning Image Effects

Images play a big role when you have a website and when it comes to presenting things visually. How many people like a simple text based article without any pictures and color to bring out the best from the article? Not many I guess! So here are WordPress plugins that can enhance your user experience by applying cool effects on any image on your WordPress site.

Ultimate Image Filters WordPress Plugin

Ultimate Image Filters is a WordPress Plugin that integrates directly into your WordPress admin’s Media Manager and adds filters that you can use to enhance your photos for your site. With Ultimate Image Filters, you can compose the perfect photos for any slider, page header or blog featured image. Say goodbye to Photoshop!


Responsive WordPress Image Effects

Pieces allows you to split images into tiles and animate them with amazing effects. It comes with 300 ready-to-use animations and it’s fully integrated into WordPress Visual Editor. You can use it without writing code! With Pieces you can control tiles dimension, speed, stagger, so on. And it’s responsive and SEO friendly. Pieces takes advantage of TweenMax and the flexibility of jQuery.



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Fancy Image Show

This is a simple image rotation plugin. The image rotation happens with five different fancy effects, so it is named fancy image show.


Image transitions

Missing the “oomf” in your posts? With this plugin you’ll be able to easily add transitions to images in your posts that happens as soon as they come in view. Choose between “Scale in”, “Fade in” and “Slide from bottom”.


Anyhover Image Effects

Anyhover Image Effects allows user to add multiple on hover effects to their images using standard WP media tool. This plugin has got 4 starting effects and 16 hover effects so in combination this plugin delivers users 64 cool effects for their images!


Gigabox – Responsive WP Gallery/Image Effect

Gigabox is a lightweight responsive WordPress image gallery . It will integrate with your theme seamlessly and it won’t look out of place. Also it won’t bloat your website with tons of unnecessary code, Gigabox’s JS file is only 9 KB. It’s really easy to manage Gigabox Galleries because Gigabox comes with custom admin interface.


Image Magnify WordPress Plugin

This plugin extend the WordPress built-in TinyMCE editor, help you to insert a image with magnifier to your page or post easily.



  1. Danial Wilsonsays:

    Hey Henri, Thanks for sharing.
    I am using Avartan Slider WordPress plugin for my site to create stunning image slider. It has unique features like touch and swipe navigation, drag and drop visual slider builder, multi-media content and much more which helps you to make your photos more attractive. For more features: https://codecanyon.net/item/avartan-slider-responsive-wordpress-slider-plugin/19973800

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