Adding a Homepage Slider

In this WordPress video tutorial, I will demonstrate how to easily add a WordPress slideshow to your homepage using the wp-cycle plugin by Nathan Rice.

Table of Contents:

  • Why this is a great slider plugin for the homepage: 0:40
  • Installing the plugin: 1:18
  • Adding Images to the slider: 2:21
  • Picking the order of the slides: 3:16
  • Inserting the shortcode on the page where you want the slider: 4:57
  • Adjusting the settings of the slider: 5:59
  • Linking the images to pages within the website: 6:15
  • Changing the speed of the slides: 7:25
  • Changing the size of the slider: 7:35
  • Centering the slider: 9:27
  • Changing the effects of the slider: 10:20

The shorecode is [wp_cycle]

You can download the plugin here: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wp-cycle/ or search “WP-Cycle”

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