WooCommerce Widget Product Slider

Description

WooCommerce Widget Product Slider enables you to create slick Product Sliders in any sidebar or widgetized area on your site. Home page, Footer, multiple sidebars.

Key Features

  • Creates an eye catching product slideshow in any widgetized area or sidebar.
  • Fully mobile and tablet responsive.
  • Shows products from any selected product category.
  • Set to show any number of products.
  • Fully customizable Widget Slider skin style and layout.
  • Touch swipe slider images in mobiles.
  • 7 different image transition effect plus random.
  • Image transition effects timing controls.
  • Optimized for all browsers
  • Lightweight, fast and powerful.

Widget Skin Features

Featuring Dynamic Style options. The Widget skin has over 70 options for creating your perfect Widget Product Slider to match your site design. All without touching the code.

Add Slider by Widget

Use the Woo Product Slider on your widget menu to add Product Sliders to any widgeted area on your site. The widget admin menu allows you to set:

  • Product Category that slider images will be displayed from
  • The number of products the slider will show in 1 full cycle (repeating)
  • Select the Image transition effect (8 effects to choose from plus random).
  • Set Slider transition Method, Auto or Manual.
  • If set at Auto start, then set auto start delay in seconds.
  • Set time between each transition in seconds (how long each product is visible in the slider)
  • Set the speed of the transition.
  • Set the image size

More Features

If you try WooCommerce Widget Product Slider and like it but find there is a feature it does not have … there are 2 upgrade Premium versions available.

Localization

  • English (default) – always include.
  • .po file (wc_product_slider.po) in languages folder for translations.
  • Your translation? Please do yours and send it to us We’ll acknowledge your work and link to your site.

Plugin Resources

Pro Version
Documentation
Lite Version Support

Usage

  1. WP admin > Appearance > Widgets

  2. Drag and drop the Woo Product Slideshow into any widgetized area / sidebar.

  3. Configure settings on the widget and click save.

  4. Place and configure as many Product Slideshow widgets as you want.

  5. Go to WP-admin > Product Slider > Widget Skin

  6. Use the Sass #dynamic {stylesheet} setting to create your unique Widget skin layout and style.

  7. Have fun.

Screenshots

  • Screenshot shows the Sidebar widget control panel on the left and the image on the right is how it looks on the front end.

FAQ

When can I use this plugin?

You can use this plugin only when you have installed the WooCommerce plugin.

Reviews

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Changelog

1.5.3 – 2017/02/08

  • Tweak – Change global $$variable to global ${$variable} for compatibility with PHP 7.0
  • Tweak – Update a3 Revolution to a3rev Software on plugins description
  • Tweak – Added Settings link to plugins description on plugins menu
  • Tweak – Tested for full compatibility with WordPress version 4.7.2
  • Tweak – Tested for full compatibility with WooCommerce version 2.6.14

1.5.2 – 2016/10/28

  • Tweak – Define new ‘Ajax Multi Submit’ control type with Progress Bar showing and Statistic for plugin framework
  • Tweak – Define new ‘Ajax Submit’ control type with Progress Bar showing for plugin framework
  • Tweak – Update plugin framework styles and scripts support for new ‘Ajax Submit’ and ‘Ajax Multi Submit’ control type
  • Tweak – Tested for full compatibility with WooCommerce version 2.6.7

1.5.1 – 2016/09/24

  • Fix – Apply line-height option to frontend missed on major version 1.5.0 release

1.5.0 – 2016/09/23

  • Feature – Plugin Framework Mobile First focus upgrade
  • Feature – Massive improvement in admin UI and UX in PC, tablet and mobile browsers
  • Feature – Introducing opening and closing Options Boxes on admin panels
  • Feature – Added Font editor ‘Line Height’ option
  • Feature – Added Next | Previous Slider Icons settings option to style those icons
  • Feature – Added support for select image size to use from each widget and shortcode
  • Tweak – Move Plugin menu to as submenu of WooCommerce menu
  • Tweak – Update select type of plugin framework for support group options
  • Tweak – Update Typography Preview script for apply ‘Line Height’ value to Preview box
  • Tweak – Update the generate_font_css() function with new ‘Line Height’ option
  • Tweak – Replace all hard code for line-height inside custom style by new dynamic ‘Line Height’ value
  • Tweak – Register fontawesome in plugin framework with style name is ‘font-awesome-styles’
  • Tweak – Make slider compatible with Caching plugins for mobile display
  • Tweak – Support responsive for slider when browser window is resized
  • Tweak – Update product_slider.backbone.js script to support new features
  • Tweak – Update dynamic style for new features
  • Tweak – Update text domain for full support of translation
  • Tweak – Make upgrade function to convert old data to new data to work on this version
  • Tweak – Update all admin menu option titles and help text
  • Tweak – Tested for full compatibility with WordPress version 4.6.1
  • Tweak – Tested for full compatibility with PHP 7.0

1.4.2 – 2016/08/15

  • Tweak – Tested for full compatibility with WooCommerce version 2.6.4
  • Tweak – Tested for full compatibility with major WordPress version 4.6
  • Fix – Check if ‘srcset’ is return as ‘false’ by core WP then set it as empty value that browser ignore that value and get correct image url
  • Credit – Thanks to Joshua Wilson for the ‘srcset’ false bug report on the plugins a3rev support forum

1.4.1 – 2016/06/29

  • Tweak – Tested for full compatibility with WooCommerce major version 2.6.0
  • Tweak – Tested for full compatibility with WooCommerce version 2.6.1
  • Tweak – Tested for full compatibility with WordPress version 4.5.3

1.4.0 – 2016/05/11

  • Feature – Created new Settings page with Plugin Framework Customization settings box and Slider Cache settings box
  • Feature – Added Option to set Google Fonts API key to directly access latest fonts and font updates from Google
  • Feature – Added House keeping function to settings. Clean up on Deletion. Option – Choose if you ever delete this plugin it will completely remove all tables and data it created.
  • Feature – Added LocalStore Cache option for turn ON or OFF
  • Feature – Added Clean Cache option for set timeout of cache
  • Tweak – Make new Settings page as first page of plugin
  • Tweak – Update slider backbone script to support new caching options
  • Tweak – Tested for full compatibility with WordPress version 4.5.2

1.3.1 – 2016/04/08

  • Tweak – Saved the time number into database for one time customize style and Save change on the Plugin Settings
  • Tweak – Replace version number by time number for dynamic style file are generated by Sass to solve the issue get cache file on CDN server
  • Tweak – Register fontawesome in plugin framework with style name is ‘font-awesome-styles’
  • Tweak – Update plugin framework to latest version
  • Tweak – Tested for full compatibility with WordPress major version 4.5
  • Tweak – Tested for full compatibility with WooCommerce version 2.5.5
  • Fix – Recent, Featured and On Sale Filters show products in date published order with most recently published product showing first

1.3.0 – 2016/02/03

  • Feature – Update slider scripts for support ‘scrset’ and ‘sizes’ for new WordPress v4.4 responsive images feature
  • Feature – Make Slider on frontend support the Responsive Image with 2 new attribute ‘scrset’ and ‘sizes’ is put on slides for decrease the total size of images are load for small screen
  • Feature – Change old Media Uploader pop-up to New UI of Uploader with Backbone and Underscore from WordPress
  • Feature – Added full support for Right to Left RTL layout on plugins admin dashboard
  • Feature – Update plugin activation and auto Upgrade script for integration with new Responsi Premium Pack plugin
  • Feature – Define new ‘Background Color’ type on plugin framework with ON | OFF switch to disable background or enable it
  • Feature – Define new function – hextorgb() – for convert hex color to rgb color on plugin framework
  • Feature – Define new function – generate_background_color_css() – for export background style code on plugin framework that is used to make custom style
  • Feature – Define new ‘strip_methods’ argument for Uploader type, allow strip http/https or no
  • Feature – Compatibility WPML plugin : Define ‘slider_lang’ for support get products on carousel and slider on current language
  • Tweak – Update backbone script for parse ‘slider_lang’ parameter
  • Tweak – Define new ‘autoSetSizesForImage’ javascript function for support set ‘sizes’ attribute of images on Slider
  • Tweak – Update the uploader script to save the Attachment ID and work with New Uploader
  • Tweak – Change call action from ‘wp_head’ to ‘wp_enqueue_scripts’ and use ‘wp_enqueue_style’ function to load style for better compatibility with minify feature of caching plugins
  • Tweak – Change call action from ‘wp_head’ to ‘wp_enqueue_scripts’ to load google fonts
  • Tweak – Change ‘wc_product_slider_widget_item_tpl’ , ‘wc_product_slider_mobile_item_tpl’ and ‘wc_product_slider_card_item_tpl’ underscore template for Slider support ‘srcset’ and ‘sizes’ features
  • Tweak – Updated a3 Plugin Framework to the latest version
  • Tweak – Defined ‘frontend_register_scripts’ function with all gallery scripts are registered here for easy to enqueue on frontend
  • Tweak – Update core style and script of plugin framework for support Background Color type
  • Tweak – Updated required WordPress version to 4.1 for full compatibility with WooCommerce plugin
  • Tweak – Tested for full compatibility with WooCommerce version 2.5.2
  • Tweak – Tested for full compatibility with WordPress version 4.4.2
  • Fix – Compatibility with w3 total cache inline minification.

1.2.5 – 2015/08/21

  • Tweak – include new CSSMin lib from https://github.com/tubalmartin/YUI-CSS-compressor-PHP-port into plugin framework instead of old CSSMin lib from http://code.google.com/p/cssmin/ , to avoid conflict with plugins or themes that have CSSMin lib
  • Tweak – make __construct() function for ‘Compile_Less_Sass’ class instead of using a method with the same name as the class for compatibility on WP 4.3 and is deprecated on PHP4
  • Tweak – change class name from ‘lessc’ to ‘a3_lessc’ so that it does not conflict with plugins or themes that have another Lessc lib
  • Tweak – Tested for full compatibility with WooCommerce Version 2.4.5
  • Tweak – Tested for full compatibility with WordPress major version 4.3.0
  • Fix – Make __construct() function for ‘WC_Product_Slider_Carousel_Widget’ class instead of using a method with the same name as the class for compatibility on WP 4.3 and is deprecated on PHP4
  • Fix – Make __construct() function for ‘WC_Product_Slider_Widget’ class instead of using a method with the same name as the class for compatibility on WP 4.3 and is deprecated on PHP4
  • Fix – Make __construct() function for ‘WC_Product_Slider_Shortcode’ class instead of using a method with the same name as the class for compatibility on WP 4.3 and is deprecated on PHP4

1.2.4 – 2015/06/27

  • Tweak – Tested for full compatibility with WooCommerce Version 2.3.11
  • Tweak – Updated legacy API url for when a site admin has set index.php permalinks

1.2.3 – 2015/06/10

  • Fix – Check ‘request_filesystem_credentials’ function, if it does not exists then require the core php lib file from WP where it is defined

1.2.2 – 2015/06/04

  • Tweak – Tested for full compatibility with WooCommerce Version 2.3.10
  • Tweak – Security Hardening. Removed all php file_put_contents functions in the plugin framework and replace with the WP_Filesystem API
  • Tweak – Security Hardening. Removed all php file_get_contents functions in the plugin framework and replace with the WP_Filesystem API
  • Fix – Update dynamic stylesheet url in uploads folder to the format //domain.com/ so it’s always is correct when loaded as http or https

1.2.1 – 2015/05/18

  • Tweak – Change Slider Skins Control and Pager setting default to OFF
  • Tweak – Control and pager CSS only loads from the footer when those settings are switched ON

1.2.0 – 2015/05/15

  • Feature – Added ability to Filter the products displayed from selected WooCommerce Product category by Recent (existing), Featured or On-Sale
  • Tweak – On widget added new Filter dropdown selector.
  • Tweak – Tested and Tweaked for full compatibility with WordPress Version 4.2.2
  • Tweak – Update cycle2 script to latest version 2.1.6

1.1.7 – 2015/04/21

  • Tweak – Tested and Tweaked for full compatibility with WordPress Version 4.2.0
  • Tweak – Tested and Tweaked for full compatibility with WooCommerce Version 2.3.8
  • Tweak – Update style of plugin framework. Removed the [data-icon] selector to prevent conflict with other plugins that have font awesome icons

1.1.6 – 2015/03/19

  • Tweak – Tested and Tweaked for full compatibility with WooCommerce Version 2.3.7
  • Tweak – Tested and Tweaked for full compatibility with WordPress Version 4.1.1

1.1.5 – 2015/02/13

  • Tweak – Maintenance update for full compatibility with WooCommerce major version release 2.3.0 with backward compatibility to WC 2.2.0
  • Tweak – Tested fully compatible with WooCommerce just released version 2.3.3
  • Tweak – Changed WP_CONTENT_DIR to WP_PLUGIN_DIR. When an admin sets a custom WordPress file structure then it can get the correct path of plugin

1.1.4 – 2015/01/21

  • Tweak – Fix Slider skins first load UI when Dynamic height is activated for a skin
  • Tweak – Slider container load at 250px high and then expand or contract to height of items loaded when loaded – improved UI.
  • Tweak – SliderSkin .css only loads on urls where slider is in a widget – like js assets
  • Tweak – Edit for full compatibility with a3 Lazy Load. Only load skin when it comes into the view port like content
  • Dev – Convert Sass Global .less to simplify compiling style sheet edits.
  • Fix – Show pager on mobile skin when viewing on mobile
  • Fix – Update legacy api so that use home_url( ‘/’ ) instead of get_option(‘siteurl’) to solve the problem can’t get data when site has WordPress Settings > General, configured WordPress Address different from Site Address
  • Fix – Sass compile path not saving on windows xampp.

1.1.3 – 2015/01/12

  • Tweak – Audit, test and tweak for 100% compatibility with WooCommerce 2.2.10
  • Tweak – Audit, test and tweak for 100% compatibility with WordPress Version 4.1
  • Tweak – Only load backbone scripts on the post and page where product slider widget is active.
  • Tweak – Only load plugin assets on post and page where product slider widget is active.
  • Tweak – Only load assets on page that are required for slider effects – not all plugin js assets.
  • Tweak – Only load slider mobile assets when load in mobile screen.
  • Tweak – Added a3 lazy Load and a3 Portfolios to the admin yellow box list of free plugins.
  • Fix – Show the new plugin version on the Core Update page. Feature stopped working with WordPress version 4.1

1.1.2 – 2014/09/12

  • Tweak – Tested 100% compatible with WooCommerce 2.2.2
  • Tweak – Tested 100% compatible with WordPress Version 4.0
  • Tweak – Added WordPress plugin icon
  • Fix – Changed DIR to dirname( FILE ) for Sass script so that on some server __DIR___ is not defined

1.1.1 – 2014/09/04

  • Tweak – Tested 100% compatible with WooCommerce Version 2.2 and backwards to v2.1
  • Tweak – Use wc_get_product() function instead of get_product() function when site is using WooCommerce Version 2.2
  • Tweak – Updated Sass script in plugin framework.
  • Tweak – Removed ‘//# sourceMappingURL=jquery.cycle2.js.map’ comment in cycle2 script The Chrome browser read comment and find jquery.cycle2.js.map file from server

1.1.0 – 2014/08/29

  • Feature – Converted all front end CSS #dynamic {stylesheets} to Sass #dynamic {stylesheets} for faster slider loading.
  • Feature – Convert all back end CSS to Sass.
  • Feature – Complete rebuild of the Widget Product slider front end in backbone.js
  • Feature – Backbone.js / WooCommerce API reduces the plugins resource call on the host server by a massive +50%.
  • Feature – Added Underscore.js script as template for Backbone.js for rendering template display on frontend
  • Feature – Added Backbone.localStorage.js to cache the widget slider on users local machine.
  • Tweak – Register Legacy API ‘/wc_product_slider_legacy_api’ for plugin to use with Backbone.js
  • Tweak – Updated google font face in plugin framework.
  • Tweak – Update Cycle2 script from 2.1.2 to latest version 2.1.5

1.0.6.2 – 2014/06/17

  • Tweak – Updated chosen js script to latest version 1.0.1 on the a3rev Plugin Framework
  • Tweak – Plugins description on wordpress.org and the admin panel yellow sidebar information.
  • Tweak – Tested 100% compatible with WooCommerce version 2.1.11

1.0.6.1 – 2014/05/29

  • Tweak – Changed add_filter( ‘gettext’, array( $this, ‘change_button_text’ ), null, 2 ); to add_filter( ‘gettext’, array( $this, ‘change_button_text’ ), null, 3 );
  • Tweak – Update change_button_text() function from ( $original == ‘Insert into Post’ ) to ( is_admin() && $original === ‘Insert into Post’ )
  • Tweak : Added support for placeholder feature for input, email , password , text area types.
  • Tweak – Updated the plugins wordpress.org description.
  • Tweak – Updated the plugins admin panel yellow sidebar text.
  • Tweak – Tested 100% compatible with WooCommerce Version 2.1.9
  • Tweak – Tested 100% compatible with WordPress Version 3.9.1

1.0.6 – 2014/05/03

  • Feature – Added Plugins dashboard to wp-admin dashboard menu – a3 Product Slider
  • Feature – Added fully customizable slider skins each with its own sub menu. Widget Skin | Card Skin | Touch Mobile Skin
  • Feature – Skins all support Mobile Touch Swipe feature with ON | OFF option.
  • Feature – Skins, Set Fixed slider Tall or Dynamic
  • Feature – Skins Slider controls, ON | OFF and upload custom control icons.
  • Feature – Skins Slider Pager controls, ON | OFF, position and style settings.
  • Feature – Skins Product Name ON | OFF settings, plus position and style settings
  • Feature – Skins Product Price ON | OFF settings, plus a3rev font style editor
  • Feature – Widget Skin – View Product and View all Products container, font and hyperlink style settings
  • Feature – If activated Slider images show in mobile with touch swipe.
  • Feature – Widget Settings, Widget Skins, 5 new transition effects, Flip horizontal, Flip Vertical, Random, Fade Out and None.
  • Tweak – Removed the plugins limit on the number of items that can be shown in the slider.
  • Tweak – Added Performance warning text on Widget and Shortcode pop-up about adding lots of items to the sliders.
  • Tweak – Widget Admin panel complete Widget UI redesign.
  • Tweak – Widget admin panel – View this Product Link Text and View All Products Link Text removed from Widget. Now set on Skins.
  • Tweak – Changed the plugins name from WooCommerce Widget Product Slideshow to WooCommerce Widget Product Slider.
  • Tweak – Updated the plugins readme file.
  • Tweak – Tested for Full compatibility with WooCommerce Version 2.1.8 and backwards.
  • Tweak – Tested for full compatibility with WordPress Version 3.9

1.0.5.1 – 2014/01/28

  • Tweak – Upgraded for 100% compatibility with soon to be released WooCommerce Version 2.1 with backward compatibility to Version 2.0
  • Tweak – Added all required code so plugin can work with WooCommerce Version 2.1 refactored code.
  • Tweak – Tested for compatibility with WordPress version 3.8.1
  • Tweak – Full WP_DEBUG ran, all uncaught exceptions, errors, warnings, notices and php strict standard notices fixed.

1.0.5 – 2013/12/24

  • Feature – Slideshow widget 100% mobile and tablet responsive, portrait and landscape viewing
  • Tweak – Tested 100% compatible with WP 3.8.0
  • Tweak – Tested 100% compatible with WooCommerce 2.0.20
  • Tweak – Ran WP_DEBUG All Uncaught exceptions errors and warnings fixed.

1.0.4 – 2013/06/24

  • Tweak – IE7, IE8, IE9 display issues on some Theme Frameworks. Moved the plugins style sheets to load from the site header. Theme Frameworks load many style sheets and IE has limit of 32 style sheets. When Framework / Child have this many IE won’t show any style sheet once that limit is reached.
  • Tweak – Updated plugins support forum link to the WordPress support forum.
  • Fix – Full WP_DEG run. All Uncaught exceptions fixed.

1.0.3 – 2013/03/06

  • Tweak – Updated plugins code so that it is 100% compatible with WooCommerce V2.0 and backwards.

1.0.2 – 2013/01/09

  • Tweak – Updated Support and Pro Version link URL’s on wordpress.org description, plugins and plugins dashboard. Links were returning 404 errors since the launch of the all new a3rev.com mobile responsive site as the base e-commerce permalinks is changed.

1.0.1 – 2012/12/01

  • Fix – Use Relative File Path of image instead of using Image URL’s. This fix is for servers that have disabled URL file-access in parameter of getimagesize function.

1.0 – 2012/11/06

  • Initial release.

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