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(a) Slideshow

Description

This plugin and widget allows you to create dynamic, controllable slideshows or presentations for your website.

Simply define a block of HTML to be a slideshow or presentation. You can use any tags like <p>, <img>, <div> etc.

Based on (a)Slideshow jQuery Plugin

Version history

Version 0.8.2

  • slideshow Id now is valid XHTML
  • update a-Slideshow jQuery plugin to 0.8.2 version

Version 0.8.0

  • update a-Slideshow jQuery plugin to 0.8.0 version

Version 0.5.0

  • new syntax of using plugin
  • new version of a-Slideshow jQuery plugin

Version 0.4.0

  • new version of a-Slideshow jQuery plugin
  • add widget

Version 0.2.1

  • Update (a) Slideshow jQuery Plugin to version 0.5.4
  • Update jQuery to version 1.3.1 (requried for correct working fullscreen with Opera)

Version 0.2

  • Fixes an issue where javascript is not registered
  • Changes in readme.txt

Version 0.1

  • Initial release version

Screenshots

  • Default settings
  • 12 visual effects for transition

Installation

  1. Upload a-slideshow to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress

Now you can create slideshow from any HTML tags (switch to HTML editor) and write example:

[aslideshow]
    <p><label>Caption of slide one</label>Text for slide one ... </p>
    <p><label>Caption of slide two</label>Text for slide two ... </p>
    <p>Text for slide three ... w/out caption</p>                
    <img src="/wp-content/uploads/yyyy/mm/image01.jpg" alt="Slide four - is image"/>
    <a href="/wp-content/uploads/yyyy/mm/image02.jpg" title="Slide five"/>It's link to image, image load dynamically</a>                
[/aslideshow]

NOTICE: You can use slideshow button (on quicktags bar)

You can change settings for all slideshow – go to Settings -> (a) Slideshow

NOTICE: Widget use a global settings of plugin (if it exist)

You can change setting for any slideshow (different from global settings), use next syntax:

[aslideshow %options%]
    <img src="/wp-content/uploads/yyyy/mm/image01.jpg" alt="Caption 1"/>
    <img src="/wp-content/uploads/yyyy/mm/image02.jpg" alt="Caption 2"/>
    <img src="/wp-content/uploads/yyyy/mm/image03.jpg" alt="Caption 3"/>
[/aslideshow]

Where %options% – is settings for (a)Slideshow jQuery Plugin – example:

[aslideshow effect="random" play=true playframe=false controls_play=true]
    <img src="/wp-content/uploads/yyyy/mm/image01.jpg" alt="Caption 1"/>
    <img src="/wp-content/uploads/yyyy/mm/image02.jpg" alt="Caption 2"/>
    <img src="/wp-content/uploads/yyyy/mm/image03.jpg" alt="Caption 3"/>
[/aslideshow]

FAQ

How start autoplay?

Use next options: [aslideshow play=1 playframe=0]

Where I can see all effects?

On (a)Slideshow jQuery Plugin Homepage

Contributors & Developers

“(a) Slideshow” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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