Captain Slider
[resolved] adding or uplaoding slides (7 posts)

  1. dancingdog
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Hi, I may be missing something very obvious, but how do I actually upload a slide?
    I go to Add new Slide, enter the caption and title. Under 'Slide Image' there is a link for 'set featured image' which brings the uploader screen; I choose an image, upload, then click 'post thumbnail' - and the uploader box closes bugt the 'set featured image' box stays up with a white screen. If I close it, there is no change to the 'add new slide' form.

    If I repeat, and instead choose from media gallery, then nothing happens when I click an image thumbnail to select it. Is this how it is meant to work?



  2. Captain Theme
    Plugin Author

    Posted 3 years ago #

    Hey! You were very close. After you've uploaded, you want to click 'set as featured image' down the bottom, just like you would set a featured image for a normal post or page. Let me know if you're still confused and I'll make a screenshot for you.

  3. dancingdog
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I don't have a 'set as featured image' after uploading. I have 'insert into post' and 'save all changes'

    If I click 'insert into post' then the entire uplaoder area goes white, (still in the overlay) with the 'set featured image' header.

    Thanks fofr the reply

  4. Captain Theme
    Plugin Author

    Posted 3 years ago #

    Does yours look like this? http://d.pr/i/ABJQ

    If not, your theme isn't supporting featured images.

    To fix, add the following to the bottom of your functions.php file:

    add_theme_support( 'post-thumbnails' );

    If you don't have this file or it's empty, create it (functions.php) and add a:
    to the beginning of it before the code above.

    Let me know if that fixes it!

  5. dancingdog
    Posted 3 years ago #

    That fixes it!
    Many thanks.

  6. Captain Theme
    Plugin Author

    Posted 3 years ago #

    Awesome! As I tell everyone, after you've used the slider for a bit, I'd love a review to hear what you think! Cheers :)

  7. webbadger
    Posted 3 years ago #

    sorry am i missing something obvoius! How do I put the slider into the desired location? I have (think) read the docs

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