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WP Splash Image

WP Splash Image is a plugin for WordPress to display picture, video or html code with a lightbox effect at the opening of the blog.

What's next ?

  • (3.0.X) Fix users requests (no new features before it).
  • (3.1.0) Add feature to upload images.


  • Update Documentation.
  • Add option for "exclude" some pages (for flash conflict for exemple).
  • Manage reporting (number of views, number of clicks, ...).
  • Add an event system to know when to start WSI (ex: when site is loading, when comment is send ...).
  • Customize the borders (facebook style, ...).

Hey, can you add an option for open the Splash image ONLY on the first / Home page?

NO !
If we use WSI with the standards options, the splah screen will appear once by user everywhere on your website (WSI save the last display time in user HTTP Session). If the user close his browser and if he returns on your website, the WSI come back.
I'll working to an option to "exclude" some pages. For exemple, we can use this future option to have no confict with some pages with flash.

Can I use the splash screen once only when first loading to the site, and not repeating with each page I visit?

Yes, we can ! ;-) We can use the Idle Time to select the time of inactivity between 2 splash screen. For example, if the "idle time" is "30", the user come on your website and see the splash screen. If he navigate on your website, he don't show the splash screen a second time. But if he wait 30 minutes with no click, the splash screen come a second time if he returns to the website.

I have a problem with other javascripts functions of my theme. What can I do to resolve it ?

Use code <?php wp_head(); ?> before your others scripts imports like <script type="text/javascript" src="<?php bloginfo('template_directory');?>/scripts/jquery.cycle.all.min.js"></script>.

In my blog, nothing happens. Idea?

Yes, verify if <?php wp_head(); ?> and <?php wp_footer(); ?> exists in your theme...
These two methods are necessary for the correct functioning of WSI.

List of plugins not working with WP-Splah-Image : * nivo-slider-for-wordpress

Sometimes, my splash image is not centered. Idea ?

Yes, verify if "Splash height" and "Splash width" properties are correctly entered.

Despite all this information, my problem persists... What to do ?

  1. In the case of an update, try uninstall / reinstall the plugin.
  2. If that does not work, create a ticket in the support page.
  3. Also send me a message from the plugin (menu feedback) taking care to check the "Send Info" option.

If the problem is in the plugin administration page : 1. Disable all your other plugins and test again. 1. If it works, enable one plugin and test again. 1. Repeat until you identify the plugin that is not compatible with wsi. 1. Once identified, send me the name and the version of the non compatible plugin via the support page. If there is still a problem in the admin page even after disabling all your plugins, it may be your theme is causing the problem. Send me the name and the version of the non compatible theme via the support page.

If the problem concerns the display of the WSI into your website : You can also email me the source code of the page on which you expect to see the splash image (feedback@dark-sides.com).

Requires: 3.3 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.2.11
Last Updated: 1 year ago
Active Installs: 5,000+


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