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DVS Slider


Uses custom post types to manage slider items, shortcode to insert.


  • Sample result
  • Slider image management
  • Inserting new slider image
  • Using slider shortcode


This section describes how to install the plugin and get it working.

  1. Upload dvs-slider directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. (Optionally) Create image size for slider: Place add_image_size('for_slider', 600, 400, true); in your template’s functions.php to create an image size for slider. Name it whatever you want. You may also change width and height. Note: To enable post thumbnails, the current theme must include <?php add_theme_support( 'post-thumbnails' ); ?>
  4. From Settings -> Dvs Slider, enter image size name. This image size will be used while fetching slider images.
  5. Using Dvs Slider Images menu, create slider items. Don’t forget to enter caption, link, order and featured image.
  6. Use shortcode [dvs_slider] in your page/post/etc to insert slider.
  7. Published slider images will be shown in slider in order.


Does it really need WordPress 3.5 to work?

I don’t know, I haven’t tested it. Probably it’ll work with 3.x versions.

How can i modify initial slider options etc… ?

js/init.js -> you may change nivoSlider default options
partials/slider.php -> actual slider template


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