Create Logo or Brand Slider with Placid WordPress Slider in Just 3 Steps

Create Logo or Brand Slider with Placid WordPress Slider in Just 3 Steps

A website can be considered as a hub for all the social media profiles. Though you have the best content, superb plugins and themes but a website without the representation of brand or logo is incomplete.

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Here are the benefits of providing Logo or Brand/ Scrolling image slider for your website:

  • Drawing Customers attention:

Scrolling images or Brand slider are an extremely effective and powerful way to draw the customers and to publicize the brands that are supported by you.

  • Easy to represent:

It is easy to represent all the details of the brands and logo images towards the bottom of the website. Without much efforts the visitors can have a look on all the brand images that is supported by your website. Thus it makes the work quite simpler.

  • Increases brand loyalty:

It maximizes the ability to increase the awareness and brand loyalty among the customers. They get to know about the brands that are offered by you in a better way so this will built trust among the customers.

  • Competitive spirit:

Representation of all the brands along with the details will showcase the products that you support. This will give rise to the competitive spirit in the market and help to know your business in a better way as compared to others.

  • Changes visitors outlook:

The visitors who visit your website for the first time and go through scrolling brand images will give a good impression for them. This will surely change the outlook of the customers and give a good feedback of the product that is offered.

There are many WordPress plugin that are available but there are only few that will guarantee scrolling image slider for WordPress CMS. One such slider is the Placid Slider which is the most recommended scrolling image slider. It is best suited for Logo or Brand images slider and which is mostly found on the footer area of the websites.

Simple steps to create Logo or Brand Slider with Placid WordPress Slider:

Step 1] In order to use Placid Slider to create the logo and brand slider, one needs to download the zip file and add it to the plugin folders.  Go to:

Admin Panel >> Installed Plugins >> Placid Slider >> Activate

Ones the plugin is activated you will find the Placid Slider option in the admin panel and also the related settings can be done from here.

Step 2] Now go to,

Admin Panel >> Placid Slider >> Create New >> WordPress Core Section >> Recent posts Slider (Select the Slider Type accordingly)

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Depending upon the Slider type that is selected fill in the details for it.

Step 3] Select the Skin and Layout for the Slider. An Easy Builder will get appeared where one can change all the settings related to the particular slider.

Following the 3 simple steps you are able to create Placid Slider and include the logo and brand for your website.

You can include number of brands and logo with responsive design, continuous scrolling action and Grayscale effect with the Placid Slider. Placid Slider can be considered as a great way to represent all the Logo Slider and brand images in no time for your website, thus making your work much simpler!

Add Dynamically Fetched Latest Posts Slider in WordPress

Add Dynamically Fetched Latest Posts Slider in WordPress

It has become very easy to fetch the latest posts slider easily in WordPress from all the Sliders of SliderVilla. Follow the following steps for the same:

Simple Steps to Add Dynamically Fetched Latest Posts Slider:

NOTE: This will be in reference to the Pointelle Slider, steps are same for other sliders in SliderVilla.

Step 1] In order to use a Pointelle Slider to add dynamically fetched latest posts sliders, one needs to download the zip file for Pointelle Slider and add it to the plugin folders.

Admin Panel >> Installed Plugins >> Pointelle Slider >> Activate

Ones the Plugin is activated one will find the Pointelle Slider option on the admin panel and also the related settings can be done from here.

Step 2] To create a new slider go to,

Admin Panel >> Pointelle Slider >> Create New >> WordPress Core Section >> Recent Posts Slider

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Step 2] Enter the name of the Slider and proceed to the next step.

Step 3] Select the Skin and the Layout for the Slider. An Easy Builder will get appear for it where one will find all the settings of the slider and changes can be done accordingly.

Using the Shortcode and Template tag, it can be used to display it on the front end.

Following these 3 simple steps one can very easily add Dynamically Fetched Latest Posts Slider in WordPress in no time. Believe me, it takes less than 20 seconds to have a nice slider with dynamically fetched posts. All your future posts will automatically start appearing inside the slider.

Implement Google Web Fonts in WordPress Slider

Implement Google Web Fonts in WordPress Slider

Google fonts are the free and open source fonts that are served by the Google Servers. These are very attractive fonts that goes very well with all the websites. There are variety of them that are available and one can easily make the choice for it. One can easily implement Google Web Fonts for all the WordPress sliders of SliderVilla.

Simple Steps to implement Google Web Fonts in WordPress Slider:

NOTE: This is in reference to the Pointelle Slider, steps are same for other sliders in SliderVilla

Step 1] In order to use the Pointelle Slider to use the google web fonts in WordPress Slider, download the zip file and add it to the plugin folders.

Admin Panel >> Installed Plugins >> Pointelle Slider >> Activate

After the plugin is activated one will find the Pointelle Slider option in the admin panel and all the settings related to the Pointelle Slider.

Step 2] In order to create a new slider go to,

Admin Panel >> Pointelle Slider >> Create New >> WordPress Core Section >> Recent Posts Slider 

(The Slider type can be selected accordingly)

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Step 3] Select the Skin and the Layout for the particular Slider after that the Easy Builder will appear where one can change all the settings related to the particular slider. It is possible to implement the Google Web fonts for the Sliders in the following 2 ways that are as stated below:

[1] Implementing Google Web Fonts for all the Sliders-

In this setting the Google Web Fonts will be applied to all the Sliders. This common settings is done when you want to apply these fonts for all the sliders. Go to:

Admin Panel >> Pointelle Slider >> Setting Sets >> Slide Settings

Slide Settings Section is again divided into 3 subsections (Slide Image, Post Title and Post Content). One can easily implement the google fonts for the title as well as the content of the Sliding Post from here.

Select the Font Type >> Google Fonts. After the choice is made for the Google Fonts select Google Web Font, Google Font Weight and Google Font Subset from the drop down which is again user defined.

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Save the changes and the particular settings get applied to all the sliders of the SliderVilla.

[2] Implementing Google Web Fonts to a particular Slider-

It is also possible to implement the particular settings of the Google fonts to a particular Slider from:

Admin Panel >> Pointelle Slider >> Manage Slider >> Select the particular Slider for which the Settings is to be applied (Edit)

An Easy Builder gets appear for the Slider that is selected. Towards the right it consists of various settings that can be applied. For Text Controls and Navigation Panel one can select Font >> Google Font. Make the choice for the Google Web Font, Google Font Weight and Google Font Subset from the drop down that is user defined.

This setting gets applied to the particular slider that is selected.

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Thus following these 3 simple steps one can make a choice to use the Google Web Fonts for the Sliders which is user defined.

Create WordPress Slider by Auto Fetching Images from Posts

Create WordPress Slider by Auto Fetching Images from Posts

Images plays a very important role in giving light to the content that has been published. They tend to be an eye catcher for the content that has been published by you. When one decides to use a WordPress Slider then one of the query that arises in his mind is How to get the images from the Post for the WordPress Slider? The WordPress Plugin that has helped to resolve this question is all the Sliders of SliderVilla. All these sliders are capable of auto fetching the images from the post that can be easily used for the WordPress Slider.

Simple steps to create WordPress Slider by auto fetching the images from the post:

NOTE: This will be in reference to the Pointelle Slider, steps are same for other sliders in SliderVilla

Step 1] In order to use the Pointelle Slider to auto fetch the images from the post one needs to download the zip file for Pointelle Slider and add it to the plugin folders.

Admin Panel >> Installed Plugins >> Pointelle Slider >> Activate

Ones the plugin is activated then one will find the Pointelle Slider option in the admin panel and also the related settings can be done from here.

Step 2] To create a new slider go to,

Admin Panel >> Pointelle Slider >> Create New >> WordPress Core Section >> Category Slider (Select the Slider Type accordingly)

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Fill in the details for the Slider type depending upon the choice that is made.

Step 3] Select the Skin and the Layout for the Slider. An Easy Builder will get appear for it where one will find all the settings of the slider and the changes can be done accordingly for it.

Step 4] In order to auto fetch the images from the post to the WordPress Slider go to:

Admin Panel >> Pointelle Slider >> Manage Sliders >> (Select the particular Slider for which the images are to be fetched) >> Edit

Towards the right it will consists of all the Settings go to:

Settings >> Image Controls >> Image Source (Custom Field,Featured Image, Attached Image Order, Scan content) 

There are the above 4 options for the Image Source that are present and the choice can be made accordingly from the source from which the image is to be fetched.

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If the Custom field option is enabled then one needs to mention these details for the Post. Go to the particular Page/Post. Towards the bottom one will find the option to add the Custom Fields. Select the particular custom field and add the value ie. the URL of the image that is to be fetched.

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Accordingly one can fetch the the images by enabling the Featured Image option. One can also enter the order for the attached images where the images will be fetched from the Attached image order option. Similarly one can fetch the images inside the Post/ Page  using the Scan content option. By default this option is disabled.

One can also set the size for the fetched images using the Fetched image size option. There can be other settings that can be done for the particular images from the below settings of the image control (Size, Border, Duration, Cropping etc.)

Fetching Images for all the Posts with a common Settings:

When one wants to fetch the images for all the Posts for a WordPress Slider then this can be easily done from the Settings:

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Admin Panel >> Pointelle Slider >> Setting Sets >> Slide Settings >> Image Source

One can either enable and disable the options from the image source from where the images are to be fetched from the Post.

Following these simple steps one can fetch the images from the post and accordingly create WordPress Sliders very easily.

Create 500px Image Slider for WordPress

Create 500px Image Slider for WordPress

One of the best place to share your photos and get the exposure for the same is 500px. It is a community that will contain the great work of different photographers. People would like to add the 500px updates or content to their site and this is easily possible to integrate 500px  with WordPress with all the sliders of SliderVilla.
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It will allow you to fetch images and respective content of the image into slider. For this you will have to create Consumer key on 500 px.

Steps to generate Consumer key for 500 px:

Step 1] Login to the application section of the 500px account by visiting the link https://500px.com/settings/applications

Step 2] One can create an application from Register your application option that is present towards the right.

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Step 3] Fill in all the details regarding the application such as application name, description, URL etc. which is user defined.

Step 4] Ones the app is created then it will get listed under applications and all the details such as Consumer Key, Consumer Secret, Application URL. etc will get listed.

Simple steps to create 500px Image Slider for WordPress:

NOTE: This will be in reference to the Featured Slider, steps are same for other sliders in SliderVilla

Step 5] Download the zip file for the Featured Slider and add it to the plugin folders.

Admin Panel >> Installed Plugins >> Featured Slider >> Activate

Ones the plugin is activated you will find the Featured Slider option in the admin panel and also the related settings can be done from here.

Step 6] Now go to:

Admin Panel >> Featured Slider >> Global Settings >> API Keys >> 500PX Consumer Key (Enter the Consumer key that you have got during the creation of app from Step 4)

Step 7] Go to:

Admin Panel >> Featured Slider >> Create New >> Social Network Section >> 500px Slider 

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After the 500px Slider is selected fill in the details for it

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One can select the type of slider that one wants from the drop down (Popular, Highest Rated, Upcoming etc.)

Step 8] Select the skin and the layout for the slider. An Easy Builder will get appeared for it and one can change all the settings related to the particular slider.

Following these simple steps one is able to integrate 500px easily with their website. This can be easily achieved from all the sliders of the SliderVilla.

Showcasing WooCommerce Products inside a Responsive WordPress Slider

Showcasing WooCommerce Products inside a Responsive WordPress Slider

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E-commerce is an important or the vital part of World Wide Web. It allows you to manage the business or expand the organization across the globe with minimum capital investment. Lots of work is reduced as it will manage all your paper based information by simply digitizing the information. It helps to provide with a better customer service and saves time. It allows creating online shops for different products. This will yield a better productivity for both companies and product.

WooCommerce is a free eCommerce plugin that will help to turn your WordPress site into a full-featured online store. It helps to mange payments, shipping and inventory in a better way.

 WooCommerce products in a WordPress Slider:

WooCommerce product slider allows showcasing the product in a sliding and attractive manner. The main purpose to have a slider is to represent the content in such a manner so that the customers can relate, which gives them the quick view to see the highlights and take a quick action.

There are many slider plugins that are available in the market that will guarantee you with many features. But most of them are non responsive slider that will break or ruin your sites layout on different devices. Also the plugins that are available are either bulky or buggy. All these disadvantages can be overcome by SliderVilla which offers responsive, simple and bug free sliders.

Simple Steps to implement WooCommerce Slider in SliderVilla:

NOTE:  This will be in reference to the Pointelle Slider, steps are same for the other sliders in SliderVilla)

WooCommerce Slider will show all your products which you have created in WooCommerce’s post.

Step 1]  To use WooCommerce products in the slider the WooCommerce plugin is to be activated. After you have downloaded the zip file and added to the plugins folder go to:

Admin Panel  >> Installed Plugins >> WooCommerce >> Activate

Ones the plugin is activated you will find the WooCommerce option in the admin panel where the settings related to it can done.

NOTE: If the plugin is not activated then WooCommerce option will not get appeared for the Admin panel.  Also it will not appear on create new page of the slider.

Step 2] Now go to:

Admin Panel >> Pointelle Slider >>  Create New  >> Ecommerce Section >> WooCommerce Slider

Depending upon the choice that is made, fill in the details for the WooCommerce Slider. It consists of fields such as name of the Slider, type if the Slider and Category of the Slider. All these fields are self explanatory.

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Step 3]  Select the Skin and Layout for the Slider. An Easy builder will get appeared for the same where one can change all types of settings as per the requirements. There will be the additional menus Eshop for setting. One will be able to customize Add to cart button, Sale strip, Regular price and many more from here.

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Features of WooCommerce Slider in SliderVilla:

  • Easy and Simple:

One is able to implement the WooCommerce Slider in SliderVilla by following the 3 simple steps.

  • Upsell and Cross sells Product:

It allows selecting different slider type as per the requirements. The particular slider type can be selected as per the requirement.

  • Add to cart button and Star ratings:

One can even customize Add to cart button and the star ratings from E-shop settings.

  • User friendly Layouts/ Skins:

One is able to select the Skin and different layouts for the Slider. There are about 6 Layouts that are present from which the choice can be made.

  • Additional Setting Menu:

One is able to make the additional settings besides basic settings that are provided for the WooCommerce using the E-shop menus for formatting.

  • Simple way to implement on the front end:

There will be shortcode or template tag to display it on the front end.  One can also insert the Slider widget on any of the active widget of your theme.

  • Responsive Sliders:

All the sliders that are provided in SliderVilla are the responsive sliders they will not ruin or break the layout of the site.

  • Bug free and Simple:

The sliders that are provided are bug free and not bulky. They are simple and easy to understand.

There is a great saying by Dalton McGuinty, “There’s no wrong time to make the right decision.”  Considering the entire features one should make the choice for the best slider that will suit your needs and requirements.