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Horizon: Slider Particle

Your Guide to Recreating Elements of the Horizon Demo for WordPress


The Slider particle is a great way to display images in your website.

Here are the topics covered in this guide:



These options affect the main area of the particle, and not the individual items within.

Option Description
Particle Name This is the name of the particle used for back end management. It does not appear on the front end.
Content Source Choose between Particle and WordPress as the content source for the particle.
Autoplay Enable or Disable autoplay for the particle.
Autoplay Timeout Set the time (in milliseconds) between slides in autoplay mode.
Hexagon Patterns Enable or Disable the pattern feature of the particle.
Pagination Enable or Disable dot navigation.
Loop Enable or Disable looping slides.
Speed Set the transition speed (in milliseconds).
Touch Move Enable or Disable touch movements.

Particle Item Options

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.

Option Description
Title This is the name of the item. This will appear on the frontend
Image Select an image to appear in the slide.
Link Enter a URL you would like the item to link to.
Link Text Set a link text.
Link Target Choose the target tab you would like the URL to open to.


Option Description
Categories Select the categories of posts this particle will display.
Posts Select the number of posts you would like the particle to fetch.
Sticky Posts Choose to Show or Hide sticky posts.
Number of Posts Enter the maximum number of posts to display.
Start From Enter offset specifying the first post to return. The default is '0' (the first post).
Order By Choose the type of factor to order by.
Ordering Direction Choose between Ascending and Descending as the post ordering method.


This section configures how posts are displayed.

Option Description
Image Choose to Show or Hide the image.
Title Choose whether or not the title of an post should be shown.
Title Limit Set a character limit for titles.
Content Type Choose between showing the Content or Exerpt text to display. You can also Hide text completely.
Content Limit Set a limit (in characters) of the post's text to appear.
Content Formatting Select between Plain Text and HTML text formatting.
Link Enable or Disable the link to the post.
Button Label Enter the text you would like to have appear as the button link.
Link Target 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.

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