WooCommerce Product Slider

Description

WooCommerce product slider / carousel is a fully responsive and mobile friendly carousel which comes with lots of features. It allows you to create multiple sliders on your web site anywhere you like easily. It can be used to showcase products filtered by specific, different or multiple categories.

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Features of this plugin

  • Filter by different product categories.
  • Fully responsive and mobile friendly.
  • Smart lazy-loading — preloads nearby images.
  • Supports both vertical and horizontal directions.
  • 50 plus custom options to style and control slider behaviour.
  • Unlimited sliders. (Multiple sliders can be added to pages or any where you like.)
  • Easy to manage. (offers a simple and easy to use interface for creating sliders and it can be used by coders and non-coders alike.)
  • 7 Built in effects: none, scroll, direct-scroll, fade, crossfade, cover and uncover
  • Ability to Schedule sliders to show on specific periods using start and end date.
  • Touch, swipe or tap on android, Blackberry, iOS or any other touch devices.
  • Multisite supported.
  • Show the standard product and post contents. (Title, Price, Add to cart, Sale text, Excerpt, Read more text, Category name etc.)
  • Option to enable CSS3 / hardware acceleration for transitions.
  • Easing and transformation effects. (Mouse overlay etc.)
  • Image hover effects. (Grey-scale, sepia, saturate etc.)
  • Compatible with any theme or extension. (Advance options to disable and enable scripts.)
  • Lightbox functionality for images.
  • Support all browsers: Firefox, Chrome, IE, Safari etc.
  • Light weight. (Smaller file size which load faster.)
  • Supports WPML for translating it to multiple languages.
  • Simple embedding using short-code, PHP function, short-code generator on post editor or via widget.
  • You can reorder the slides, or choose to display the slides randomly.
  • Unique settings for each slider.
  • Display different types of post images. (Featured image, First image from a post, Last Image from a post etc.)
  • Options to change loading image and default image from admin area.
  • Duplicate or clone sliders. (Uses Duplicate post plugin.)
  • Hyperlink options to each posts. (Uses page to link plugin.)
  • Developed in best practices of CSS3 and HTML5.
  • It is search engine optimised for improving the website ranking on Google, Bing, Yahoo etc.
  • Custom option to override styles, if necessary without editing the css files.
  • Change default colours with colour pickers
  • User can set the items “Dimension: (width or height) and also “Image Height and Width” from settings.
  • Smart auto play that pauses on hover and stops at first user action and much more.

WooCommerce Product Slider – Pro

Features of the pro version of the plugin

  • Filter by different product categories, tags or types.
    -Newest
    -featured
    -up sells
    -best selling
    -related products
    -On sale
    -specific products etc.
  • Display product variations.
  • Automatically select related products based on tags & Categories.
  • Slide any post type. (e.g. post, page, product, portfolio etc.)

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Installation

Installation Instruction & Configuration

1.You can use the built-in installer. OR
Download the zip file and extract the contents. Upload the ‘woocommerce-product-slider’ folder to your plugins directory (wp-content/plugins/).

2.Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.

3.Log into Admin panel and go to Product Slider menu to create sliders.

Configuration
To display the slider, you can use any of the following methods.

In a post/page:
Simply insert the shortcode mentioned in the slider into the post/page to display the slider:

Function in template files (via php):
To insert the slider into your theme, add the PHP code mentioned in the slider to the appropriate theme file:

As a widget.

Appearance > Widgets > WooCommerce Product Slider.

FAQ

Installation Instructions

Installation Instruction & Configuration

1.You can use the built-in installer. OR
Download the zip file and extract the contents. Upload the ‘woocommerce-product-slider’ folder to your plugins directory (wp-content/plugins/).

2.Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.

3.Log into Admin panel and go to Product Slider menu to create sliders.

Configuration
To display the slider, you can use any of the following methods.

In a post/page:
Simply insert the shortcode mentioned in the slider into the post/page to display the slider:

Function in template files (via php):
To insert the slider into your theme, add the PHP code mentioned in the slider to the appropriate theme file:

As a widget.

Appearance > Widgets > WooCommerce Product Slider.

Reviews

Works Well

I just upgraded to version 1.3. While it is different from the earlier version it was fairly simple to recreate the slider I had before. I’m not trying to do anything fancy and it works well for my needs. See https://unicornbags.com

The new version does allow one to create as many sliders as desired and place them anywhere with individualized short codes. It also offers more customization options than the earlier version.

I wanted to display Title, Learn More, Price, and Add to cart under each item. The Add to Cart button was missing. I finally realized that “General height of items” needed to be larger as the button was getting cut off. This item defines the space available for all parts of the item rather than just the photo. Perhaps a better description of each item would be helpful.

Basically functional

A very basic slider with little customizability. Simply enough to set up and slap on a page.

But, it only gives you one slider, so if you were hoping to make different sliders for different pages, it doesn’t seem to be able to do that. It only allows you to determine which products are shows by category, not by tags. Also, it’s responsiveness to smaller screens leaves much to be desired.

If all you need is a single, basic slider, this can do the job. But, I can’t really recommend it.

Buggy, doesn’t work on php7

Plugin feels like abandoned, causes various errors. In my case, this plugin messes the whole site after switching to php7, creating some php error resulting in a blank page. Someone found a way to correct php code but that’s too messy for me. I don’t want to do anything with this plugin.

Information under images bug fix.

There is a bug in this otherwise excellent plug in. Be sure to set “General height of items” to a sufficient height otherwise the title and other information does not show (css problem with overflow hidden). This height will not affect the images since only the value of the width has an effect.

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Contributors & Developers

“WooCommerce Product Slider” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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Changelog

Version 1.3

Major Update – Added more options to configure the slider.
You will have to create a new slider and change the shortcode accordingly.

Version 1.2

New – Added more options to configure the slider.

Version 1.1

New – More options to configure the slider.
Fixed – Bug fixes for improved slider quality and performance.

Version 1.2.2

Fixed – Tested and fixed issues on PHP 7
Fixed – Timeout issue.