Images can be a critical component of many websites, and in some cases, they’re not just contextual elements. Many websites use all kinds of media to get their message across, though it’s tough to display everything you need to, without impacting the User Experience (UX). Fortunately, you can easily solve this problem with a WordPress image slider. Slider plugins represent a popular solution for displaying prominent information and media. By using one (or more) on your site, you can include all the images you need without disrupting UX. In this post, we’ll walk you through what a slider is including […]
When used properly, sliders can be helpful. I’m hard pressed to find a site these days that doesn’t have one. But coding up a slider module can be very difficult. And now that responsive design is all but mandatory, it’s even more so. That’s why Thomas Griffin built Soliloquy. Responsive and Easy What really jump out for me are the layers the plugin is built on. On the surface, it’s really easy to get started with your first slider. Thomas even brags that it can be done in 60 seconds. (In my experience, it’s more like a minute and a half…) […]
This is your WordPress weekend roundup – blog posts that we couldn’t entertain fully in the past week but that might still be worth your time. We spend our weekend curating this list so that you don’t have to! We hope that by spending a few hours (or more than a few hours) that we save hundreds if not thousands of our own community’s time! It is an opportunity we can’t pass up! And at this point we’ve done over 20 of these at this point! Ready? Here we go!
In our usual fashion we’re collecting and sharing with you guys some of the news that came through our channels (and that darn Submit News button) that we weren’t able to cover in the past week – there are always great stories and great WordPress-centric content that still deserves a bit of attention. Last week there was a lot of feedback about the style of which we present this information – such as removing the pagination and changing the order of images with titles (thanks @ChrisWallace, @Norcross, @Drewapicture and others. Those were great suggestions and so we’ll test it out […]