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Click the 'Image slide' button in the 'Slides List' of the slideshow. The WordPress media uploader will pop up, in which you'll be able to search all images that have already been uploaded to your WordPress website. If you'd like to add new images to the slideshow, you'll be able to upload them right away from the media uploader. (Provided you're running a WordPress installation of version 3.5 or later)
Just like WordPress' posts and pages you're already familiar with, slideshows can be edited. Go to the 'Slideshows' tab in your WordPress admin panel, and you'll see a list of slideshows. If you have not created a slideshow yet, you can do so by clicking 'Add new' on that same page. If there are slideshows in the list, click the title of the slideshow of which you'd like to change the settings. On the slideshow's edit page you'll be able to find a box titled 'Slideshow Settings', in this box you can change the slideshow's settings.
If you're creating multiple slideshows which should have the same settings, but you'd like the settings to be different from the default ones, you can change the default settings by going to the 'General Settings' page and clicking on the 'Default Slideshow Settings' tab. Newly created slideshows will start off with the settings you set there.
On your WordPress admin page, go to the 'Slideshows' menu item and click on 'General Settings', then go to the 'Custom styles' tab. Here you'll see a list of default stylesheets, such as 'Light' and 'Dark', and a list of custom stylesheets; The ones you created.
Choose a default stylesheet you'd like to customize and click 'Customize' to open the 'Custom style editor'. When you're done editing click 'Save Changes' and go to the slideshow you'd like to style with the newly created stylesheet. In the 'Slideshow Style' box you can now find and select your custom stylesheet. You can set a stylesheet for multiple slideshows.
If you've already created a custom stylesheet, you can edit it by clicking 'Edit'. You can also delete it by clicking 'Delete'. Careful, a deleted stylesheet cannot be retrieved and cannot be used by any slideshow anymore.
Yes you can. In your WordPress admin panel, go to the 'Slideshows' menu item and click on 'General Settings', then go to the 'User Capabilities' tab (If you're not already there). The privileges that allow user groups to perform certain actions are listed here. To allow, for instance, a contributor to add a slideshow, click the box in front of 'Contributor' to grant him the right to add slideshows.
Note that when you grant someone the right to add or delete a slideshow, you'll also automatically grant him or her the right to edit slideshows, as this right is required to add or delete slideshows. The same is true for the reversed situation.
The slideshow is often called after the
</head> tag, which means the scripts and stylesheet need to load in the footer
of the website. A theme that has no
<?php wp_footer(); ?> call in it's footer will not be able to load the slideshow's
Internet Explorer is a very strict browser, so when a big blank space above your slideshow is showing your page may
contain some invalid HTML. Most times invalid HTML is caused by placing the slideshow's shortcode or PHP snippet into
an anchor tag (
<a></a>) or paragraph tag (
<p></p>), while you can only place a slideshow within a 'div' element
Requires: 3.5 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.2.2
Last Updated: 2015-5-9
Active Installs: 100,000+
15 of 41 support threads in the last two months have been resolved.
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