August 10, 2013 at 7:19 am #55436
Well, the title of this topic says most of it.
How can I get the slider in Executive Theme on every page, or an pages where I want it to appear.August 10, 2013 at 7:41 am #55442
Try Brian's tutorial:
His is for a text widget, but a widget is a widget - you can add a slider in there instead.
It will need some CSS styling, but if you following the styling for your Executive theme, you should be good.
August 10, 2013 at 7:44 am #55444
There's different ways you can do this.
Just tested this locally on the Executive theme.
Here's one method which uses the existing home-slider widget and styling:
Simply copy this PHP from the view raw link and paste it at the end of your child themes functions.php file using a text editor like Notepad++.
Or you could add another widget using Susan's solution.
Brad Dalton has written 1000 + Genesis tutorials & 4000+ Code Snippets .August 10, 2013 at 7:45 am #55445
Thanks, Brad for chiming in - I'm bookmarking this! 🙂
August 10, 2013 at 7:47 am #55447
No worries Susan. I tested a few solutions for this question and thought this would be a good one as it uses existing CSS and widget PHP code and simply extends the home-slider sitewide.
Brad Dalton has written 1000 + Genesis tutorials & 4000+ Code Snippets .August 29, 2013 at 9:36 am #59544
Thanks Brad and Susan.
But the link Susan gave for Brian's tutorial is dead.
Never mind, I used the code Brad put in his reply.
One question though, the slider now appears on every page, but is there a way to change the images. Now it shows the same images as on the homepage, but I really would like to show other images on other pages.
Is this possible with this slider, or do I need another slider to accomplish this.
Or is there a way to do this with some sort of shortcode?
Sorry for all these questions, but I'm pretty new/fresh to all of this.August 29, 2013 at 9:53 am #59550
As far as I am aware, it's not possible to do that with the Genesis Responsive Slider.
You should take a look at Soliloquy (the "lite" version is free) - it allows you to have multiple sliders in multiple locations - I really like this one! (I have the full version)
August 29, 2013 at 11:47 am #59568
Thanks for the reply.
I hope that Soliloquy serves my needs, and as far as I can see/read, I think it does.
Thank you for pointing this one out.
I'll let you know if it worked for me.August 30, 2013 at 3:48 am #59671
I finally get it all to work the way I want it.
But, I didn't use Soliloquy, but Meta Slider instead (also free and I'm on a budget...).August 30, 2013 at 12:20 pm #59721
I'm glad you got it to work. I'll close this thread as "resolved". 🙂
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