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Interactive Slider

Interactive Slider is an easy way to generate image slider ( with posts excerpt's scroller as a navigation panel ) based on the WordPress posts.

Interactive Slider is an easy way to generate image slider based on the WordPress posts. Sliders generated that way will features posts excerpt's scroller, which will serve as a navigation panel for slides.

Slider inclusion on a website is done by the WordPress shortcode functionality. You can place it inside a post or page content or add it directly to a choosen file template. To include it inside a particular file template, just add the following code somewhere inside the source code:

<?php echo do_shortcode('[interactive_slider width="1040" height="250" scroller_width="257"]'); ?>

"width", "height" and "scroller_width" are ones of the options you can set to configure the resulted slider instance.

Here is a full list of possible options:

  • "id" [ HTML Element id, "iaSlider" by default ]
    this will be the id of a container wrapping up the slider HTML elements. Should be unique if you want to include more then one slider per page,

  • "continous_loop" [ "yes" or "no", "yes" by default ]
    tell the scroller whether to make copies of content to scroll them one after another in loop,

  • "width" [ in pixels, "960" by default ]
    width of the slider,

  • "height" [ in pixels, "360" by default ]
    height of the slider,

  • "scroller_width" [ in pixels, "257" by default ]
    posts excerpt's scroller width,

  • "gap_between_slides_and_scroller" [ in pixels, "3" by default ]
    gap between slides and scroller,

  • "scroller_speed" [ in pixels per second, "40" by default ]
    posts excerpt's scroller scroll speed,

  • "scroller_direction" [ "forward" or "backward", "forward" by default ]
    posts excerpt's scroller scroll direction,

  • "thumbs_width" [ in pixels, "70" by default ]
    posts excerpt's featured image thumbnail width,

  • "thumbs_height" [ in pixels, "70" by default ]
    posts excerpt's featured image thumbnail height,

  • "post_ids" [ separated by comma posts id's list, empty by default ]
    posts ids to generate the slider from them. If empty, then 10 latest posts will be used instead.

NOTE: the plugin does not have admin panel pages. All of its functionality is modified through the shortcode options mentioned above.

Requires: 3.3 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.8.3
Last Updated: 2014-2-19
Active Installs: 40+

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