Nivo Slider provides an easy and eye-catching way to showcase featured content. Nivo Slider gives administrators three important tools:

  • A simple method of adding slides to the slideshow.
  • An administration interface to configure slideshow settings.
  • Simple slider positioning using the Drupal block system.


Nivo Slider has three dependencies:

Drupal core modules

  • Block

Contributed modules


To install Nivo Slider:

  1. Download the latest version of the Nivo Slider jQuery plugin and extract it to sites/all/libraries or sites/sitename/libraries as you require. The extracted folder must be named nivo-slider.
  2. Enable Nivo Slider and all of the modules that it requires.
  3. Configure the jQuery Update module to use jQuery 1.7 or higher.

Related Modules

The focus of Nivo Slider is to provide site builders with a simple way of adding a single slideshow or banner to a website and to allow site administrations to be able to customize the banner content and settings to their needs.

If you have a more advanced use case or would like to create Nivo Slider powered slide shows from views, fields or media please see these related modules:


Development of Nivo Slider is sponsored by the Ontario Ministry of Northern Development and Mines.

Supporting organizations: 

Project information