An easy to use, with intuitive interface, WordPress plugin that gives you the ability to add the preloader (animated loading screen indicator) to your website in a simple and elegant way.

This plugin give you finer control over preloader, it can be configured on the plugin settings page. You can select where the preloading page will be showed, such as home page or all pages. You can replace default preloader image with your own image. You can change the size of image, and etc. If you want more options, then let us know and we will be happy to add them.

Also you don’t need to edit any file of your theme, this plugin will do everything for you. It’s just plug and play, no tedious configurations or hacks, just install, enable and start enjoying the preloader. Preloader will be responsive and compatible with all major browsers. It will work with any theme!


  • Lightweight and fast
  • Secure code with using clear coding standards
  • Intuitive interface with many settings
  • Cross browser compatible (work smooth in any modern browser)
  • Compatible with all WordPress themes
  • RTL compatible (right to left)
  • Translation ready
  • Published on

Key features include

  • Background color changer (Unlimited colors)
  • Changeable preloader image
  • Have default animated GIF preloader image
  • Option to enable/disable preloader
  • Option to display preloader in full website or in Home page only
  • Option to set the delay before the preloader appears


  1. Plugin settings page. WP plugin "Best Preloader" by Space X-Chimp
  2. Preloader displayed on the website with “Anarcho Notepad” theme. Used default image (spinner with text) and default (white) color of background: WP plugin "Best Preloader" by Space X-Chimp
  3. Preloader displayed on the website with “Anarcho Notepad” theme. Used default image (spinner with text) and custom (black) color of background: WP plugin "Best Preloader" by Space X-Chimp


This plugin is ready for translation and has already been translated into several languages. But If your language is not available then you can make one. It is also possible that not all existing translations are up to date, so you are welcome to make corrections. Many of plugin users would be delighted if you share your translation with the community. Thanks for your contribution!

If you want to help translate this plugin, please visit the translation page. You can also use the POT file that is included and placed in the languages folder to create a translation PO file. Just send the PO file to us and we will include this translation within the next plugin update.


This plugin is open-sourced software licensed under the GNU General Public License, version 3 (GPLv3) and is distributed free of charge.

Commercial licensing (e.g. for projects that can’t use an open-source license) is available upon request.


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Quick-Start Guide

  1. Upload “Best Preloader” to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  2. Activate the plugin through the Plugins menu in WordPress.
  3. Go to Settings → “Preloader”.


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