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[resolved] Showing Event Picture as a slider/thumbnails carousel on a page (6 posts)

  1. mh1562
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    is it possible to create a slider or a carousel that will display pictures from a certain event post by post id?

    any similar thoughts?

    my client would like to show pictures from events on the home page similar to the "paparazzi" frame on this page:
    http://socialfloridasguide.com/
    obviously I would like to be able to change the event pictures displaying every couple of days.

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/the-events-calendar/

  2. mh1562
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I tried using this plugin, didn't work
    as well as my theme's build in slider can not work with custom post types

  3. joycegrace
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Hello mh1562,

    You would have to custom code this. While we can't really support customizations, I can say that the tutorial that would probably lead you in the right direction is this one: http://tri.be/add-the-post-thumbnail-to-your-event-list/ and this one: http://tri.be/themers-guide-to-the-events-calendar/

    Obviously you are trying to get more than a post thumbnail in a category, but I think the idea is that first you need to get your blog to pull images from the events, then tell those images "where to go" in a sense.

  4. mh1562
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Hi Joyce,

    I don't have much programming knowledge and i am not very familiar with code in such level.

    I was looking to find a plugin that will do the job with simple installation and configuration if the thing is possible.

    Thank you
    -Mosh

  5. mh1562
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    will it be possible to display on a slider the photos from a selected event post instead?

  6. Barry
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Hey mh1562 ... unfortunately it's not something that The Events Calendar can do by itself - if you aren't at home with PHP then your best bet is to continue searching for a plugin that might be able to automate this for you.

    Sorry we can't do more!

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