WP Carousel
[resolved] content hiddened? (6 posts)

  1. katefosson
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I have added the carousel to my homepage and set it up to cycle through the 3 most recent articles in the News category.

    I'm sure this is something stupid, but when I look at the site I can't see anything in the SliderContent area, but if I look at the sourcecode the content is there??

    I assumed this was a positioning issue on my part, but I can't seem to get it to show up!

    Any ideas??

    http://military1click.com/migration/ <<"News You Can Use" section


  2. sumolari
    Plugin Author

    Posted 3 years ago #

    It is working, but as there is no image in the carousel (there are just texts) and text is hidden in Clear Slider theme, you don't see anything.

    Open wp-carousel/themes/clear-slider/theme.php and look for:

    <span class="hide">

    Replace it with:


    Do the same in theme-jcarousel.php.

    Then you'll see the text.

  3. katefosson
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Thanks for your help!
    I removed the class "hide" and only one of the articles showed up. I added a ['TITLE'], which is now showing up, but the ['DESC'] (which I assume is the excerpt/content) is still not displaying...
    It seems like there is still something set to hide?

  4. katefosson
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Any help on this would be appreciated.
    I have been trying to find where the content is set to hide, but I can't figure it out :(

  5. sumolari
    Plugin Author

    Posted 3 years ago #

    I don't know why, but I didn't get the notification of your previous reply.

    Just read the "Help" tab, you'll find:

    Posts's text for the carousel

    WP Carousel loads the text for the carousel in the following order:

    1. Value of custom field wp_carousel_carousel_text
    2. Posts's exceprt

    But as far as you have the ID of the item ($item['ID']) you can use WordPress functions to get more data of the item, like custom fields, category, tags, author, etc.

  6. katefosson
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Thank you!
    I ended up just switching to the skinless option since I couldn't get the clearskin to do what I wanted, or find the info you were talking about above.

    Thanks again for your responsiveness. Love the plugin!

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