Your Guide to Recreating Elements of the Elixir Demo for WordPress
The Slideshow particle creates beautiful image slideshows that work perfectly at the top of your page.
Here are the topics covered in this guide:
These options affect the main area of the particle, and not the individual items within. You can set the title of the particle, as well as give it an introductory paragraph here.
|This is the name of the particle used for back end management. It does not appear on the front end.
|Choose between Particle and WordPress as the content source for the particle.
|Set the minimal height of each slide.
|Slide Height (Mobile)
|Set the minimal height of each slide on mobile devices.
|Choose between a Vertical and Horizontal slider animation.
|Center Active Slide
|If enabled, the active slide will be centered.
|Enable or Disable bullet navigation.
|Enable or Disable arrows navigation.
|Enable or Disable autoplay for the particle.
|Set the time (in milliseconds) between slides in autoplay mode.
|Enable or Disable looping slides.
|Set the transition speed (in milliseconds).
|Enable or Disable touch movements.
|Choose a slideshow effect. Options include: Slide or Fade.
These items make up the individual featured items in the particle. Items in this section will only appear if Particle is selected as the Content Source.
|This is the name of the item. It is used only for backend organization and does not appear.
|Enter any CSS class(es) you wish to have apply to the item.
|Select a background image to appear in the particle.
|Enter a larger main title to appear on the front end.
|Enter a text description to appear in the first description area of the particle.
|Enter a text description to appear in the second description area of the particle.
|Enter a URL the button will send users to.
|Title Link Target
|Enter a target window for the link.
|Select the categories of posts this particle will display.
|Select the number of posts you would like the particle to fetch.
|Choose to Show or Hide sticky posts.
|Number of Posts
|Enter the maximum number of posts to display.
|Enter offset specifying the first post to return. The default is '0' (the first post).
|Choose the type of factor to order by.
|Choose between Ascending and Descending as the post ordering method.
This section configures how posts are displayed.
|Choose to Show or Hide the image.
|Choose between showing the Content or Exerpt text to display. You can also Hide text completely.
|Set a limit (in characters) of the post's text to appear.
|Choose whether or not the title of an post should be shown.
|Set a character limit for titles.
|Enter the url you want that link to go to.
|Set the target for the button. You can choose between Self which opens the link in the current tab or New Window which opens links in a new tab.