NextGEN Gallery
trying to get slideshow in sidebar (4 posts)

  1. theregoesjb
    Posted 3 years ago #

    maybe i have misunderstood this plugin, but I cant seem to get a simple slideshow to display in the sidebar.
    It displayed thumbnails, which upon clicking displayed larger images, but i just want a slide show to cycle through images in my sidebar. No thumbnails or anything else for that matter.

    is this possible?


  2. bdd
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Sounds like you might have selected the wrong widget for this -- did you choose the widget titled "NextGEN Slideshow"? That's the one you need (not the one titled "NextGEN Widget").

    (You can also use a Text widget and use NextGEN shortcodes.)

  3. theregoesjb
    Posted 3 years ago #

    ahh yes, the slide show is now there, thanks.

    The other issue im having is that its not showing up in what i thought would be the "right sidebar"(probably because im new to WP). It shows up under the text of the main content.
    So I am trying to have the left 2/3 of the page be the main content and the right 1/3 be the sidebar where the slide show and other things go.

    Thanks again for all help!

  4. bdd
    Posted 3 years ago #

    You're welcome.

    (Location will depend on how the widget areas/sidebars are defined for your particular theme.)

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