I have the pro add-on pack. Why isn’t this feature working?

If you are seeing a message in MetaSlider that a specific feature is not working, it’s most likely one of the following: 1. If we just made the release, it might take some time for the pro version updates to be available. Check back in a couple of hours. 2. You have the pro add-on […]

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Can I mix slide types?

Yes, you can use any combination of Meta Slider Pro slide types. For example you can have a slider with an image slide, a post feed slide (that can contain multiple posts), and a video slide. To create this simply add slides as you normally would, selecting the relevant slide type each time.

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The Launch Layer Editor button is missing

If you’re expecting to see the ‘Launch Layer Editor’ button: but can’t, it might be that you’re viewing previously created Image slides. The button will only appear for Layer Slides and to create these: Click ‘Add Slide’ (this launches the media library) Click ‘Layer Slide’ at the bottom of the list Then select an image […]

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Full width slideshows

This article details the popular ‘full width’ slider layout, some of the complications you might come across. We’ll be using the TwentyThirteen WordPress theme as an example but the concepts should apply to most other themes as well. The centered content column Firstly, most websites have a central content container that is centered – it […]

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How do I fix poor image quality?

Meta Slider will crop your images to the size specified in the slideshow width and height settings. The default size is 700 x 300px. If you have ‘Stretch’ enabled, or are otherwise displaying the slideshow at the full width of the page, then these images will be scaled up to fit the browser window. Therefore, […]

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How do I open an image in a lightbox modal?

If you would like an image to open up into a lightbox modal when the user clicks on it then you can use Meta Slider Lightbox, a separate plugin that extends Meta Slider. It’s compatible with both Meta Slider and Meta Slider Pro and requires one of the following supported lightbox plugins: Simple Lightbox WP […]

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How do I fix W3C validation errors?

The Problem Shortcode plugins have two main options for including CSS in your site. Load CSS on every page The first option is to include all of the CSS files on all of your pages. This will ensure the CSS is ready and waiting for any shortcode that happens to run on the page. The advantage of this […]

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How do I change the excerpt length for Post Feed slides?

There are multiple ways to change the excerpt length in WordPress. 1. Plugins The first option is to simply install one of these plugins. Excerpt Length Advanced Excerpt 2. Functions.php The second option is to include the following code in your themes functions.php file.

 3. Custom excerpts The third option is to manually create your […]

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Can I customise the arrows, caption and navigation?

The Meta Slider Pro Theme Editor offers the ability to customise the look and feel of your sliders which you can apply just one or multiple sliders. To use the theme editor: Go to Meta Slider Pro > Theme Editor Create a new Theme and give it a name Use the editor options to change […]

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