How to Add JQuery Carousel To Widget Area

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    Hi i’d like to add an image Carousel in a widgetted area on my home page based on this tutorial

    But I don’t know how to call the scripts. I tried dropping the script along with the html in a text widget, but that doesn’t seem to work. Can you help or suggest a better/easy way to accomplish this.


    ps. working on a locally hosted site so no link available.



    If you already have the widget area, it would be far easier to use a plugin which already includes installation of all the files required to make the carousel.

    Another option is to use the native WordPress media functions and create a row of thumbnails which you can then add to a widget using the shortcodes WordPress includes for inserting galleries. It won’t scroll like some plugins offer but you could install Slim Jetpack for added effects.

    Installing a carousel manually can be a lot of hard work as its very technical.



    I agree, this carousal is more trouble than I anticipated. I will go with your suggestion and just create a row of thumbnails.

    Thanks for responding. Much appreciated.

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