Tagged: Dynamic Content Gallery
April 16, 2013 at 3:17 pm #35830
No matter what I do, I can't get the DCG code to appear in my home.php or functions.php file. The DCG does not appear on the site.
What am I doing wrong?
The posts on the site are just test posts with featured images to see if the DCG was working.
site is http://www.ezratachim.com
GaryApril 16, 2013 at 3:42 pm #35831
Why not use the native WordPress gallery?
You could also add a carousel or install Jetpack which includes one.
April 16, 2013 at 4:01 pm #35834
I'm looking for something to put on the home page and not widget. When I used the lifestyle theme a while back I didn't have a problem with it. http://www.great-marriages.net
Can Jetpack do that on the home page?April 16, 2013 at 4:13 pm #35836
Where exactly on the home page? Do you want a gallery of images or carousel?
You can paste a shortcode for the gallery anywhere and if you have Jetpack installed, you can enable the carousel so all images in all galleries display in the carousel.
April 16, 2013 at 4:15 pm #35837
Carousel. I put the DCG into the widget and it seems to come up now.
I never used jetpack but I did install it now. I guess I would put the carousel in the widget?April 16, 2013 at 4:50 pm #35846
Activate the carousel in the Jetpack settings. It works with the native gallery images and won't work with other gallery plugins.
You can paste the gallery shortcode into a widget as long as you have added support for shortcodes to parse in widgets.
April 16, 2013 at 11:32 pm #35896
1) I don't see the 'carousel' listed anywhere. It is activated. The only thing I see in my widgets is jetpack 'image' with the option to show an image in the widget.
2) the add_filter( code goes in the functions.php?
Thanks for your help.April 17, 2013 at 1:24 am #35902
The carousel works with the native WordPress gallery.
Simply create a gallery and they will display in a Carousel when you click and view them.
Paste the PHP code at the end of your child themes functions.php file. Then you can use shortcodes in a text widget.
April 17, 2013 at 9:23 am #35945
Last question - I hope - Where do you find the shortcode for the gallery?
ThanksApril 17, 2013 at 3:44 pm #36011
WordPress will generate it after you create the gallery. When you go to insert the gallery, the shortcode will be generated.
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