Lay Theme Carousel Addon

Transition type “Fade”, autoplay activated, 2000 milliseconds autoplay speed, captions left and numbers right.

Transition type “No Transition”, mouse cursor controls: “Previous” and “Next” cursors, numbers left and captions right.

Transition type “Slide”, mouse cursor controls: “grab” hand cursor and circles as navigation.


Show multiple images, project thumbnails, html5 videos or texts in a slideshow. Choose from three different carousel styles: “sliding (swipeable)”, “fade” or “no transition”. Features captions and numbers like “1/4” or circles as navigation, autoplay and random order.

Compatible with all other Lay Theme Addons. Only works with Lay Theme.

How to Install

Download the zip file after your purchase, then follow these steps:

  • Log in to your WordPress admin area at “”
  • Go to “Plugins” → “Add New”
  • At the top click “Upload Plugin”
  • Upload the .zip file and click on “Install Now”
  • Afterwards click “Activate Plugin”

How to Use

Add a Carousel to a project, page or category in the Gridder by clicking “+Carousel”.

The “+Carousel Button”
Carousel Modal shows up after clicking "+Carousel"

In the carousel modal you can add images, html5 videos, texts or project thumbnails. You can use captions and activate “autoplay” and “random order”.

“Random order” will randomize the order of the images everytime you refresh your browser. If “Use Custom Aspect Ratio” is checked, you can define a custom ratio that all images will fit in.

Carousel Options

After you installed the Addon, find the Carousel options in “Lay Options” → “Carousel Addon”.
These are the available options:

  • General
  • Transition Types: “Slide (swipeable)”, “Fade” or “No Transition”
  • Autoplay Speed in milliseconds
  • Pause Autoplay on Mouseover
  • Lazyload images
  • Vertical Alignment of Images, Project Thumbnails, HTML5 Videos: “top”, “middle” or “bottom”
  • Vertical Alignment of Texts: “top”, “middle” or “bottom”
  • Space between text and edge of carousel (px)
  • Mouse Cursor
  • Mouse Cursor Controls: “Previous” and “Next” Cursors, Only “Next” Cursor, “Pointer” Hand Cursor, “Grab” Hand Cursor (for “Slide” transition type), No Cursor
  • Set Custom Cursor images for “Next” and “Previous” Cursors
  • Circles as Navigation
  • Show Circles
  • Space between slides and circles
  • Captions
  • Show Captions
  • Captions Text Align: left, center or right
  • Textformat for captions
  • Space between slides and captions (px)
  • Numbers
  • Show Numbers (for example “1/4”)
  • Numbers Position: left, center or right
  • Textformat for numbers
  • Space between slides and numbers (px)
  • Previous/Next Buttons
  • Show Buttons
  • Custom “Next” Button (“Previous” button will be the mirrored version of this)
  • Space between buttons and edge of carousel
Part of the Carousel Addon Options
Purchase for €29
(plus ≈19% VAT for EU-based customers)

Questions & Answers

Can I use this addon for multiple Lay Theme websites?

Yes, purchase it once and use it on as many Lay Theme websites as you like.

Does this addon work on any website?

No, Lay Theme Addons only work with Lay Theme websites.

Is this addon compatible with other Lay Theme addons?

Yes, all Lay Theme addons are intercompatible.

Can I have different settings for each carousel?

No, at the moment all of the options listed in “Carousel Options“ are applied to all carousels. The only options you can set on a per carousel basis are “Random Order”, “Autoplay” and “Custom Aspect Ratio”. I might make this more flexible in a future update.

Do you offer refunds?

This depends on the reason given. If you’d like a refund please write an email to