Pointelle Slider

  1. Installation
  2. Steps to create new slider
  3. Slider Types
    1. Recent Post Slider
    2. Category Slider
    3. Custom slider
    4. Taxonomy Slider
    5. Image Slider
    6. Facebook Slider
    7. Instagram Slider
    8. Flickr Slider
    9. 500px Slider
    10. YouTube Playlist Slider
    11. YouTube Search Slider
    12. Vimeo Slider
    13. NextGen Gallery Slider
    14. WooCommerce Slider
    15. WP Ecommerce Slider
    16. Event Manager Slider
    17. Event Calendar Slider
    18. Post Attachments Slider
    19. RSS feed Slider
  4. Easy builder settings
    1. Basic Settings
    2. Miscellaneous
    3. Image Controls
    4. Text Controls
    5. Navigation Panel
  5. Transitions
  6. Settings Panel
    1. Slider Preview
    2. Basic Settings
    3. Slide settings
    4. Navigation Panel
    5. Miscellaneous
  7. Global Settings
  8. Manage Sliders
  9. Template tags
  10. Shortcodes
  11. Widgets
  12. Quicktag
    1. Recent Post Slider
    2. Category Slider
    3. Custom Slider
    4. Taxonomy Slider
    5. WooCommerce Slider
    6. WP Ecommerce Slider
    7. Event manager Slider
    8. Event Calendar Slider
    9. RSS Feed Slider
    10. Post Attachments Slider
    11. NextGen Gallery Slider
    12. Facebook Slider
    13. Flickr Slider
    14. Instagram Slider
    15. 500px Slider
    16. YouTube Slider
    17. Vimeo Slider
  13. WPML
  14. qTranslate
  15. FAQ
    1. Want to expire slide after specific time period
    2. Assign different navigation title than the Post/Page Title for the slide in Pointelle Slider
    3. Use different images in navigation and the large slide area?
    4. Disable the linking of the slide to any URL
    5. Assign different ‘Slider Title’ for various sliders created
    6. Available Post Meta Functions and Parameters for Pointelle Slider
    7. Open the Slide anchor link in new browser window
    8. Create multiple settings for Pointelle slider
    9. Show more than three slides in Pointelle
    10. Enable transition on hover
    11. Remove the navigation panel from Pointelle
    12. Move navigation panel from right to left side of the slider
    13. Remove or disable image thumbs in navigation panel
    14. Embed videos in Pointelle Slider
    15. Put list items in Pointelle Slider
    16. Change "Read More" text or remove it completely
    17. Open Pointelle Slider images in Lightbox
    18. Randomize slides in Pointelle Slider
    19. Create custom slides that are neither Posts nor Pages
    20. Specify your own CSS rules to Pointelle slider elements
    21. Specify Google Fonts for various text elements in Pointelle
    22. Make Pure Image Slider
    23. Enable or disable Preview Section
    24. Export Pointelle Slider settings to a file
    25. Import Pointelle Slider settings from a file

Installation

The easy way
1. Download the plugin (.zip file)
2. In your Admin, go to menu Plugins > Add
3. Select the tab “Upload”
4. Upload the .zip file you just downloaded
5. Activate the plugin
6. A new menu will appear in your Admin

The old way (FTP)
1. Once you buy the plugin, you will get zip folder.
2. Unzip the folder and Upload `pointelle-slider` folder to the `/wp-content/plugins/` directory
3. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
4. A new menu will appear in your Admin

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Steps to create new slider

In Pointelle Slider, creating a new slider is very easy. You just need to follow few steps and slider will get created.
Go to Admin panel => Pointelle Slider => Create new => Choose your slider type (Custom slider) =>

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Specify slider name as per your requirement and click on Next =>

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Select Skin (default) and click on Next =>

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Choose Layout and click on Next.

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Your slider’s Easy builder will get appeared. Now to add slides into the slider, click on Add slides option, then popup box will get open choose any type of slide like blank/post/page/media/social networking sites and insert into a slider.

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Slider Types

Recent Post Slider

Recent Post Slider will shows your recent posts, which you have created in WordPress’s post section.

Step by step process to create Recent Posts Pointelle Slider:

Go to Admin panel => Pointelle Slider => Create new => Choose your slider type (Recent Posts slider) =>

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Specify slider name as per your requirement and click on Next =>

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Select Skin (default) and click on Next =>

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Choose Layout and click on Next.

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Your slider will get to appeared with Easy builder. On Easy builder you can change all types of settings as per your requirement. Use respective shortcode or template tag to display on front end.

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Category Slider

Category Slider will shows your category posts, which you have selected to fetch into slider as a slide.

Step by step process to create Category Pointelle Slider:

Go to Admin panel => Pointelle Slider => Create new => Choose your slider type (Category slider) =>

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Specify slider name as per your requirement, select category (All your category list will appear in select box) and click on Next =>

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Select Skin (default) and click on Next =>

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Choose Layout and click on Next.

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Your slider will get to appeared with Easy builder. On Easy builder you can change all types of settings as per your requirement. Use respective shortcode or template tag to display slider on the front end.

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Custom Slider

In Custom Slider of Pointelle Slider, you can add posts, pages, media or social networking site’s images.

Go to Admin panel => Pointelle Slider => Create new => Choose your slider type (Custom slider) =>

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Specify slider name as per your requirement and click on Next =>

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Select Skin (default) and click on Next =>

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Choose Layout and click on Next.

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Your slider’s Easy builder will get to appeared. Now to slides into slider, click on Add slides option, then popup box will get open choose any type of slide like blank/post/page/media/social networking sites and insert into a slider.

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Taxonomy Slider

In Pointelle Slider 3.0, we are providing inbuilt support for Taxonomy add-on. You can fetch various types of posts into slider using taxonomy parameter.

Step by step process to create Taxonomy Pointelle Slider:

Go to Admin panel => Pointelle Slider => Create new => Choose your slider type (Taxonomy slider) =>

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Specify slider name as per your requirement,
Post Type: select type of posts to fetch. e.g. post, pages, revision,

Taxonomy: Choose any type of taxonomy from select box. e.g. category, post_tag, post_format.

Terms: Depending on selection of taxonomy related terms will get appeared.

Operator: Choose operator to get posts with relation.

Author: Select Author to fetch particular author’s posts.

and click on Next =>

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Select Skin (default) and click on Next =>

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Choose Layout and click on Next.

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Your slider will get to appeared with Easy builder. On Easy builder you can change all types of settings as per your requirement. Use respective shortcode or template tag to display slider on the front end.

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Image Slider

Image slider is a best option to show slide show of images in an attractive manner. In Image slider you can use your media images or you can upload from outside.

Step by step process to create Image Pointelle Slider:

Go to Admin panel => Pointelle Slider => Create new => Choose your slider type (Image slider) =>

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Specify slider name as per your requirement and click on Next =>

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Select Skin (default) and click on Next =>

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Choose Layout and click on Next =>

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Upload Images and click on Next.

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Your slider will get to appeared with Easy builder. On Easy builder you can change all types of settings as per your requirement. Use respective shortcode or template tag to display on the front end.

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Facebook Slider

Facebook slider, will fetch images and respective content of the image into a slider. To create Facebook slider, you need to create an API key on facebook

Steps to create a Facebook API key:
1. Click on this link to create Facebook App. If site asks for login. Please login to facebook account.

2. Click on Create new App.

3. Provide your details and create app

4. You will get App after successfully complete process.

Put your into Admin panel => Pointelle Slider => Global settings => API Keys => Facebook App key and save changes.

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Step by step process to create Facebook Pointelle Slider:

Go to Admin panel => Pointelle Slider => Create new => Choose your slider type (Facebook slider) =>

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Specify slider name as per your requirement, put facebook page url to fetch album and select album to fetch images. click on Next =>

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Select Skin (default) and click on Next =>

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Choose Layout and click on Next.

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Your slider will get to appeared with Easy builder. On Easy builder you can change all types of settings as per your requirement. Use respective shortcode or template tag to display on the front end.

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Instagram Slider

Instagram slider, will fetch images and respective content of the image into a slider. To create Instagram slider, you need to create Access Token on Instagram.

Steps to create an Instagram Client ID:
1. You need to create Instagram account using mobile Instagram App.

2. First, create Access Token for Instagram. Please visit to this link for details to create Access token for Instagram.

Put your Access token into into Admin panel => Pointelle Slider => Global settings => API Keys => Instagram Client ID and save changes.

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Step by step process to create Instagram Pointelle Slider:

Go to Admin panel => Pointelle Slider => Create new => Choose your slider type (Instagram slider) =>

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Specify slider name as per your requirement, put Username of instagram to fetch images and click on Next =>

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Select Skin (default) and click on Next =>

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Choose Layout and click on Next.

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Your slider will get to appeared with Easy builder. On Easy builder you can change all types of settings as per your requirement. Use respective shortcode or template tag to display on the front end.

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Flickr Slider

Flickr slider, will fetch images and respective content of the image into a slider. To create Flickr slider, you need to create API Key on Flickr.

Steps to create Flickr Client ID:
1. Click on this link to create Flickr API Key. If site asks for login. Please login to Flickr account.

2. Click on Create new App.

3. Provide your information and get API key.

Put your key into Admin panel => Pointelle Slider => Global settings => API Keys => Flickr API Key and save changes.

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Step by step process to create Flickr Pointelle Slider:

Go to Admin panel => Pointelle Slider => Create new => Choose your slider type (Flickr slider) =>

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Specify slider name as per your requirement, select type User or Album. put User ID if you have User else Album ID of flickr to fetch images and click on Next =>

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Select Skin (default) and click on Next =>

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Choose Layout and click on Next.

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Your slider will get to appeared with Easy builder. On Easy builder you can change all types of settings as per your requirement. Use respective shortcode or template tag to display on the front end.

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500px Slider

500px slider, will fetch images and respective content of the image into a slider. To create 500px slider, you need to create Consumer Key on 500px.

Steps to create 500px Consumer ID:
1. Click on this link to create 500px API Key. If site asks for login. Please login to 500px account.

2. Click on Register your Appication.

3. Provide related information and get APP ID

Put your key into Admin panel => Pointelle Slider => Global settings => API Keys => 500px Consumer Key and save changes.

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Step by step process to create 500px Pointelle Slider:

Go to Admin panel => Pointelle Slider => Create new => Choose your slider type (500px slider) =>

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Specify slider name as per your requirement, select type of slider e.g. popular, fresh. click on Next =>

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Select Skin (default) and click on Next =>

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Choose Layout and click on Next.

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Your slider will get to appeared with Easy builder. On Easy builder you can change all types of settings as per your requirement. Use respective shortcode or template tag to display on the front end.

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YouTube Playlist Slider

YouTube Playlist slider, will fetch images and respective content of the image into a slider. To create YouTube Playlist slider, you need to create APP Key on YouTube.

Steps to create a YouTube APP ID:
1. Click on this link , You will find “Project” at top left corner. Create new project and YouTube API Key. If site asks for login. Please login to Youtube account. Do not forget to enable permissions for App

2. Put your Created API access key into Admin panel => Pointelle Slider => Global settings => API Keys => YouTube APP Key and save changes.

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Step by step process to create YouTube Playlist Pointelle Slider:

Go to Admin panel => Pointelle Slider => Create new => Choose your slider type (YouTube Playlist slider) =>

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Specify slider name as per your requirement, Put playlist id of YouTube and click on Next =>

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Select Skin (default) and click on Next =>

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Choose Layout and click on Next.

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Your slider will get to appeared with Easy builder. On Easy builder you can change all types of settings as per your requirement. Use respective shortcode or template tag to display on the front end.

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YouTube Search Slider

YouTube Search slider, will fetch images and respective content of the image into a slider. To create YouTube Search slider, you need to create APP Key on YouTube.

Steps to create a YouTube APP ID:
1. Click on this link , You will find “Project” at top left corner. Create new project and YouTube API Key. If site asks for login. Please login to Youtube account. Do not forget to enable permissions for App

2. Put your Created API access key into Admin panel => Pointelle Slider => Global settings => API Keys => YouTube APP Key and save changes.

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Step by step process to create YouTube Search Pointelle Slider:

Go to Admin panel => Pointelle Slider => Create new => Choose your slider type (YouTube Search slider) =>

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Specify slider name as per your requirement, Put search term of YouTube and click on Next =>

pointelle_YTsearchname

Select Skin (default) and click on Next =>

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Choose Layout and click on Next.

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Your slider will get to appeared with Easy builder. On Easy builder you can change all types of settings as per your requirement. Use respective shortcode or template tag to display on the front end.

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Vimeo Slider

Vimeo slider, will fetch videos and respective content of video into a slider. To create Vimeo slider, you need to create APP Key on Vimeo.

Step by step process to create Vimeo Pointelle Slider:

Go to Admin panel => Pointelle Slider => Create new => Choose your slider type (Vimeo slider) =>

pointelle_vimeo

Specify slider name as per your requirement, choose type of Slider Album or channel and click on Next =>

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Select Skin (default) and click on Next =>

pointelle_skin

Choose Layout and click on Next.

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Your slider will get to appeared with Easy builder. On Easy builder you can change all types of settings as per your requirement. Use respective shortcode or template tag to display on the front end.

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WooCommerce Slider

WooCommerce Slider will shows your products, which you have created in WooCommerce’s custom post i.e. product. You need to first activate WooCommerce plugin and create a product post to display into slider else blank slider will create. If WooCommerce plugin is not activated then WooCommerce slider option will not appear on Create new page of Pointelle Slider. After activation only option will appear.

Step by step process to create WooCommerce Pointelle Slider:

Go to Admin panel => Pointelle Slider => Create new => Choose your slider type (WooCommerce Slider) =>

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Specify slider name as per your requirement, choose Slider type.
Recent Product Slider: It shows recent products
Upsell Product Slider: It shows upsell products of particular product.
Crosssells Product Slider: It shows Crosssells products of particular product.
External Product Slider: It shows External products of particular product.
Grouped Product Slider: It shows Grouped products of particular product.

Select category if you want product from particular category only.

click on Next =>

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Select Skin (default) and click on Next =>

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Choose Layout and click on Next.

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Your slider will get to appeared with Easy builder. On Easy builder you can change all types of settings as per your requirement. Use respective shortcode or template tag to display on the front end.

For WooCommerce Slider you will get additional menus EShop for setting. You can customize Add to cart button, Sale strip, Regular price, Sale price, Category and Rating stars. Following options you will get in WooCommerce Slider.

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WP Ecommerce Slider

WP eCommerce Slider will show your products, which you have created in WP eCommerce’s custom post i.e. product. You need to first activate the WP eCommerce plugin and create a product post to display into slider else blank slider will create. If WP eCommerce plugin is not activated then WP eCommerce slider option will not appear on Create new page of Pointelle Slider. After activation only option will appear.

Step by step process to create WP eCommerce Pointelle Slider:

Go to Admin panel => Pointelle Slider => Create new => Choose your slider type (WP eCommerce Slider) =>

pointelle_Ecom

Specify slider name as per your requirement, choose Slider type.
eCom Recent Product Slider: It shows recent products
eCom Product Category Slider: if you want product from particular category only.

click on Next =>

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Select Skin (default) and click on Next =>

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Choose Layout and click on Next.

pointelle_layout

Your slider will get to appeared with Easy builder. On Easy builder you can change all types of settings as per your requirement. Use respective shortcode or template tag to display on the front end.

For eCommerce Slider you will get additional menus EShop for setting. You can customize Add to cart button, Sale strip, Regular price, Sale price, Category and Rating stars. Following options you will get in eCommerce Slider.

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Event Manager Slider

Event Manager Slider will shows your events, which you have created in Event Manager’s custom event i.e. Event. You need to first activate the Event Manager plugin and create an event post to display into slider else blank slider will create. If Event Manager plugin is not activated then Event Manager slider option will not appear on Create new page of Pointelle Slider. After activation only option will appear.

Step by step process to create Event Manager Pointelle Slider:

Go to Admin panel => Pointelle Slider => Create new => Choose your slider type (Event Manager Slider) =>

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Specify slider name as per your requirement, choose Slider scope.
Recent Event: Recent date posts will appear in slider.
Future Event: Future date posts will appear in slider.
Past Event: Past date posts will appear in slider.

Category: Select category, if you want events from particular category.

Tags: Select tag, if you want events from particular tag.

click on Next =>

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Select Skin (default) and click on Next =>

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Choose Layout and click on Next.

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Your slider will get to appeared with Easy builder. On Easy builder you can change all types of settings as per your requirement. Use respective shortcode or template tag to display on the front end.

For Event Manager Slider you will get additional menus Events for setting. You can customize Event Date and Time, Event Address, Event Category . Following options you will get in Event Manager Slider.

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Event Calendar Slider

Event Calendar Slider will show your products, which you have created in Event Calendar’s custom event i.e. product. You need to first activate the Event Calendar plugin and create an event post to display into slider else blank slider will create. If Event Calendar plugin is not activated then Event Calendar slider option will not appear on Create new page of Pointelle Slider. After activation only option will appear.

Step by step process to create Event Calendar Pointelle Slider:

Go to Admin panel => Pointelle Slider => Create new => Choose your slider type (Event Calendar Slider) =>

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Specify slider name as per your requirement, choose Slider scope.
Recent Event: Recent date posts will appear in slider.
Future Event: Future date posts will appear in slider.
Past Event: Past date posts will appear in slider.

Category: Select category, if you want events from particular category.

Tags: Select tag, if you want events from particular tag.

click on Next =>

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Select Skin (default) and click on Next =>

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Choose Layout and click on Next.

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Your slider will get to appeared with Easy builder. On Easy builder you can change all types of settings as per your requirement. Use respective shortcode or template tag to display on thr front end.

For Event Calendar Slider you will get additional menus Events for setting. You can customize Event Date and Time, Event Address, Event Category . Following options you will get in Calendar Slider.

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Post Attachments Slider

Post Attachment Slider will show you attached media to a particular post.

Step by step process to create Post Attachments Pointelle Slider:

Go to Admin panel => Pointelle Slider => Create new => Choose your slider type (Post Attachment Slider) =>

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Specify slider name as per your requirement, put your post ID to which you have attached media.
click on Next =>

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Select Skin (default) and click on Next =>

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Choose Layout and click on Next.

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Your slider will get to appeared with Easy builder. On Easy builder you can change all types of settings as per your requirement. Use respective shortcode or template tag to display on the front end.

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RSS feed Slider

RSS Slider will shows your feeds, which you have added in slider.

Step by step process to create RSS Slider Pointelle Slider:

Go to Admin panel => Pointelle Slider => Create new => Choose your slider type (RSS Slider) =>

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Specify slider name as per your requirement,
Feed URL: A URL which feed you want to fetch into a slider.
RSS Slider id: Give id for the slider.
Default image: You can set default image to slider, if there is no image in the feed then this image will appear.
Source: Choose your as per your usage smugmug or other

click on Next =>

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Select Skin (default) and click on Next =>

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Choose Layout and click on Next.

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Your slider will get to appeared with Easy builder. On Easy builder you can change all types of settings as per your requirement. Use respective shortcode or template tag to display on the front end.

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Easy builder settings

Basic Settings

All basic operations related to slider, you can do it using basic settings of Pointelle slider.
Using Basic settings you can change skins, width, height, Number of posts in slider, Background and other related settings. You will find the following options in Basic Setting on Easy builder of Pointelle Slider.

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Miscellaneous

A Miscellaneous section of Pointelle Slider, provides you options like Lightbox, Randomized slides in slider, Enable or Disable FOUC, Open links into new window etc.

In Pointelle Slider v3.1, added new options “Do not link slide to any url” and “Disable Slider on Mobiles and Tablets”. Do not link slide to any url will disable all links of slider. Disable Slider on Mobiles and Tablets option will disable slider on mobile and tablet devices.

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Image Controls

Image control sections provides you to change slide images as per your requirement. You can change Width, Height of image also you can apply transition to the image. If you want different transition for each image ten you can apply transition in Post meta box, which is available below Post and Page. Image cropping option is also provided in Image control section.

In Pointelle Slider v3.1, added functionality to set External Image positioning option using JS. In which you can set X and Y co-ordinate to focus on particular point of image.

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Text Controls

You can change all settings related to slider text. i.e. Post Title and Content. You can apply Google font to each one. Color, font size and Transition can also change for the text of the slider.

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Transitions

Pointelle Slider supports all types of transitions e.g. You can give different transition to each type of text. You can apply transition to Image, Post Title and Contents.

1. One transition to all slides: You can set only transition to all slides. If you have select post title transition from easy builder or setting panel then that will be assigned to all post titles of slides which are added into a slider. You can give separate transition to Image, Post Title and content from Setting panel and easy builder. You can also change Delay and Duration of transition.

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2. Separate transition for each slide: You can set separate transition to each slide. To set individual transition Go to Edit section of post/page => below to edit of post/page, you will find Post Meta box of Pointelle => Select Transition tab => Image, Title and Transition sections are available there. Set transition to each one as per your requirement. This transition will only apply to that slide only. You can also change Delay and Duration of transition.

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Settings Panel

Slider Preview

On the Slider preview panel, you can create a slider, Enable or Disable slider preview and change skin.
On the Slider preview panel you can create 11 types of slider. Related shortcodes and Template tag will get generated just below after creating slider.

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Basic Settings

All basic operations related to slider, you can do it using basic settings of Pointelle slider.
Using Basic settings you can change skins, width, height, Number of posts in slider, Background and other related settings. You will find the following options in Basic Setting on Easy builder of Pointelle Slider.

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Slide settings

Slide Settings section divided into 3 subsections.

1. Slide Image:
Slide Image sections provides you to change slide images as per your requirement. You can change Width, Height of image also you can apply transition to the image. If you want different transition for each image ten you can apply transition in Post meta box, which is available below Post and Page. Image cropping option is also provided in Slide Image section.

In Pointelle Slider v3.1, added functionality to set External Image positioning option using JS. In which you can set X and Y co-ordinate to focus on particular point of image.

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2. Post Title: You can change all settings related to Post Title. You can apply Google font to each one. Color, font size and Transition can also change for the text of the slider.

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3. Post Content: You can change all settings related to Post Content. You can apply Google font to each one. Color, font size and Transition can also change for the Post Content of the slider.

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Miscellaneous

A Miscellaneous section of Pointelle Slider, provides you options like Lightbox, Randomized slides in slider, Enable or Disable FOUC, Open links in new window etc.

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Global Settings

Global settings is those settings, which are applicable to all settings sets.
Go to Admin panel => Pointelle Slider => Global Settings. You will find following setting on global settings page.

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1. Minimum User level:

2. Text to display in the JavaScript disabled browser: This message will display, if Java script is disabled on the page.

3. Embed JS files in head: If enabled, then slider JS will be load into head section else JS will load into footer section.

4. Create “SliderVilla Slides” Custom Post Type: It will create a slidervilla custom post type, which you can use to insert into slider.

5. Custom Post Type Slug: To change slug of SliderVilla custom post type.

6. Remove Pointelle Slider Metabox on: It will remove the slider meta box from selected option.

7. Custom Styles: In case of providing static CSS, this field is used.

API Keys: You can set all your social networking site’s API keys and Customer ID here to create Social integrated sliders.

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Manage Sliders

On the Manage Sliders page, you will find a list of all sliders, which you have created. Respective shortcodes and template tags are also available on manage sliders page. You can change the order of list a per your requirement. We have provided an option to change order by ID, Name, Slider Type, Shortcode or Template tag. You can use the search option to search particular slider. Edit and Delete of slider operation can perform on the manage sliders page.

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Template tags

Template tag of pointelle is used in theme’s template file to display slider on the front end. You can find Template tag of slider on the Manage Sliders page.
Go to Admin panel => Pointelle Slider => Manage sliders. Here, you will find list of all sliders which you have created and it’s respective template tags just beside.

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Setting panel Template tags: If you are creating sliders directly from settings panel then following types of Template tag’s will generate.

Recent Posts Slider: You can use the below template tag to display the recent posts added to your WordPress site/blog in chronologically reverse order:-

<?php if ( function_exists( 'get_pointelle_slider_recent' ) ) { get_pointelle_slider_recent(); } ?>

Category Slider: You can use the below template tag to display the posts under particular category in chronologically reverse order:-

<?php if ( function_exists( 'get_pointelle_slider_category' ) ) { get_pointelle_slider_category($catg_slug); } ?>

Real World Example:

<?php if ( function_exists( 'get_pointelle_slider_category' ) ) { get_pointelle_slider_category('social-media'); } ?>

where ‘social-media’ (don’t forget the quotes) is the slug of the category from which you wish to pull the posts in reverse chronological order (latest is shown first).

Custom/Simple Slider: Here is the simple template tag to embed newly created slider.

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Shortcodes

Shortcodes of pointelle is used in posts or pages to display slider on the front end. You can find Shortcodes of slider on the Manage Sliders page.
Go to Admin panel => Pointelle Slider => Manage sliders. Here, you will find list of all sliders which you have created and it’s respective Shortcodes just beside.

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Setting panel Shortcodes: If you are creating sliders directly from settings panel then following types of Shortcodes will generate.

Recent Posts Slider: You can use the below template tag to display the recent posts added to your WordPress site/blog in chronologically reverse order:-

[pointellerecent set="1"]

Category Slider: Put the below shortcode in the post/page editor to embed the Pointelle Category Slider (Slider displaying Category specific posts in chronologically reverse order) in the post/page content.

[pointellecategory catg_slug='social-media']

where ‘social-media’ (don’t forget the quotes) is the slug of the category from which you wish to pull the posts in reverse chronological order (latest is shown first).

Custom/Simple Slider:
[pointelleslider id=’2′]
Where ’2′ is the slider ID, which you can get from the ‘Sliders’ settings panel.

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Widgets

You have got a ‘Pointelle Slider Simple’ widget on Widget administration panel. Just insert the widget in any of the active widget of your theme.

Also you have got a ‘Pointelle Slider – Category’ widget on Widget administration panel. You can select the name of the category from the dropdown, and select which settings to apply (multiple settings can be created thru Settings admin panel).

Also you have got a ‘Pointelle Slider – Recent Posts’ widget on Widget administration panel. You can select which settings to apply (multiple settings can be created thru Settings admin panel) to this Slider as well.

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Quicktag

You can embed Pointelle Slider, using Quicktag. You will find quicktag of Pointelle Slider in WordPress Edit post and page. If you have already created some sliders from create new steps, then that shortcodes will also appear there. You can also create new slider using quicktag. All the 19 types of sliders can be created using quicktag “Build and Embed Slider” option. Quicktag only appears in Visual tab of Post and Page.

Quick Tag:

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Quick Tag Popup:

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Recent Post Slider

You can create Recent Post Slider, by using Quickatag. Go to Edit section of post or page, you will find Quicktag of Pointelle slider in Visual tab.

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To create Recent post slider head over on “Build and Embed Slider” option. Choose Slider type as Recent Post Slider and your setting set. Click on insert button to add slider into post or page.

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Category Slider

You can create Category Slider, by using Quickatag. Go to Edit section of post or page, you will find Quicktag of Pointelle slider in Visual tab.

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To create Category slider head over on “Build and Embed Slider” option. Choose Slider type as Category Slider. Select your post category and setting set. Click on insert button to add slider into post or page.

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Custom Slider

You can create Custom Slider, by using Quickatag. Go to Edit section of post or page, you will find Quicktag of Pointelle slider in Visual tab.

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To create Custom slider head over on “Build and Embed Slider” option. Choose Slider type as Custom Slider. Select your setting set and slider, which you have already created. Click on insert button to add slider into post or page.

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Taxonomy Slider

You can create Taxonomy Slider, by using Quickatag. Go to Edit section of post or page, you will find Quicktag of Pointelle slider in Visual tab.

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To create Taxonomy slider head over on “Build and Embed Slider” option. Choose Slider type as Taxonomy Slider. Select your setting set, Post type and taxonomy. Click on insert button to add slider into post or page.

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WooCommerce Slider

You can create WooCommerce Slider, by using Quickatag. Go to Edit section of post or page, you will find Quicktag of Pointelle slider in Visual tab.

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To create WooCommerce slider head over on “Build and Embed Slider” option. Choose Slider type as WooCommerce Slider. Select your setting set and WooCommerce type, i.e. Recent, Upsell, Crosssell, External and Grouped. Click on insert button to add slider into post or page.

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WP Ecommerce Slider

You can create eCommerce Slider, by using Quickatag. Go to Edit section of post or page, you will find Quicktag of Pointelle slider in Visual tab.

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To create eCommerce slider head over on “Build and Embed Slider” option. Choose Slider type as eCommerce Slider. Select your setting set and eCommerce type, i.e. Recent products, Category products. Click on insert button to add slider into post or page.

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Event manager Slider

You can create Event Manager Slider, by using Quickatag. Go to Edit section of post or page, you will find Quicktag of Pointelle slider in Visual tab.

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To create Event Manager slider head over on “Build and Embed Slider” option. Choose Slider type as Event Manager Slider. Select your setting set and Scope of slider i.e. Recent, Past, Future. Choose category and tags, if you have any category and tags. Click on insert button to add slider into post or page.

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Event Calendar Slider

You can create Event Calendar Slider, by using Quickatag. Go to Edit section of post or page, you will find Quicktag of Pointelle slider in Visual tab.

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To create Event Calendar slider head over on “Build and Embed Slider” option. Choose Slider type as Event Calendar Slider. Select your setting set and Scope of slider i.e. Recent, Past, Future. Choose category and tags, if you have any category and tags. Click on insert button to add slider into post or page.

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RSS Feed Slider

You can create RSS Feed Slider, by using Quickatag. Go to Edit section of post or page, you will find Quicktag of Pointelle slider in Visual tab.

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To create RSS Feed slider head over on “Build and Embed Slider” option. Choose Slider type as RSS Feed Slider. Select your setting set and Put your feed URL. Click on insert button to add slider into post or page.

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Post Attachments Slider

You can create Post Attachments Slider, by using Quickatag. Go to Edit section of post or page, you will find Quicktag of Pointelle slider in Visual tab.

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To create Post Attachments slider head over on “Build and Embed Slider” option. Choose Slider type as Post Attachments Slider. Select your setting set and Put your Post ID, Keep empty to pull current post’s attachments. Click on insert button to add slider into post or page.

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Facebook Slider

You can create Facebook Slider, by using Quickatag. Go to Edit section of post or page, you will find Quicktag of Pointelle slider in Visual tab.

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To create Facebook slider head over on “Build and Embed Slider” option. Choose Slider type as Facebook Slider. Select your setting set, Put your facebook URL and click in Connect button. Album list will appear below. Select your album and Click on insert button to add slider into post or page.

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Flickr Slider

You can create Flickr Slider, by using Quickatag. Go to Edit section of post or page, you will find Quicktag of Pointelle slider in Visual tab.

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To create Flickr slider head over on “Build and Embed Slider” option. Choose Slider type as Flickr Slider. Select your setting set and select your type i.e. User or Album. Put your User ID or Album ID depend on your type selection. Select your album and Click on insert button to add slider into post or page.

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Instagram Slider

You can create Instagram Slider, by using Quickatag. Go to Edit section of post or page, you will find Quicktag of Pointelle slider in Visual tab.

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To create Instagram slider head over on “Build and Embed Slider” option. Choose Slider type as Instagram Slider. Select your setting set and put your username. Click on insert button to add slider into post or page.

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500px Slider

You can create 500px Slider, by using Quickatag. Go to Edit section of post or page, you will find Quicktag of Pointelle slider in Visual tab.

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To create Facebook slider head over on “Build and Embed Slider” option. Choose Slider type as 500px Slider. Select your setting set and type of slider. Click on insert button to add slider into post or page.

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YouTube Slider

You can create YouTube Playlist or Search Slider, by using Quickatag. Go to Edit section of post or page, you will find Quicktag of Pointelle slider in Visual tab.

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To create YouTube Playlist or Search slider head over on “Build and Embed Slider” option. Choose Slider type as YouTube Slider. Select your setting set and type of YouTube i.e. Playlist or Search. Put your Playlist ID or Search term depend on your slider type and Click on insert button to add slider into post or page.

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Vimeo Slider

You can create Vimeo Slider, by using Quickatag. Go to Edit section of post or page, you will find Quicktag of Pointelle slider in Visual tab.

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To create Vimeo slider head over on “Build and Embed Slider” option. Choose Slider type as Vimeo Slider. Select your setting set and slider type. Put your channel name if have selected slider type as Channel or put Album ID for vimeo album slider. Click on insert button to add slider into post or page.

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WPML

Pointelle Slider supports Multilingual. You should have WPML plugin activated on your site.

Follow below steps to make slider compatible with WPML:

1. Go to Admin panel => Pointelle Slider => Create New => Custom Slider. Create custom pointelle Slider.

2. Now go to Post section of WordPress. Select post which you want to add into Pointelle Slider.

3. Convert that post into other language, which you want.

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4. Now add original language and converted language post into Pointelle Slider. For that, go to Post meta box of Pointelle slider (Below post/page). => Basic Tab => Add this post/page to. Your created slider name will appear in front of this option. Select your slider and enable respective button.

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5. Follow same process to add more posts into slider.

6. To see slider, Go to Admin Panel => Pointelle Slider => Manage Sliders. Find out your slider , respective Shortcode and Template tag will also available with slider name to embed on front end. Click on Edit link, slider preview will get appear.

On front end, by changing language respective language’s post will get appear in slider.

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Chinese Simplified Version:

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qTranslate

Pointelle Slider supports Multilingual. You should have qTranslate plugin activated on your site.

Follow below steps to make slider compatible with qTranslate:

1. Go to Admin panel => Pointelle Slider => Create New => Custom Slider. Create custom pointelle Slider.

2. Now go to Post section of WordPress. Select post which you want to add into Pointelle Slider.

3. Convert that post into other language, which you want.

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4. Now add original language and converted language post into Pointelle Slider. For that, go to Post meta box of Pointelle slider (Below post/page). => Basic Tab => Add this post/page to. Your created slider name will appear in front of this option. Select your slider and enable respective button.

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5. Follow same process to add more posts into slider.

6. To see slider, Go to Admin Panel => Pointelle Slider => Manage Sliders. Find out your slider , respective Shortcode and Template tag will also available with slider name to embed on front end. Click on Edit link, slider preview will get appear.

On front end, by changing language respective language’s post will get appear in slider.

English Version:

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Chinese Simplified Version:

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How to expire slide after specific time period

In Pointelle Slider v3.1, you can set expiry date to the slide. After your expiry date that slide will not appear in slider.

Go to Edit section of Post/Page/Media => Below edit content, you will find Post meta box of Pointelle Slider => Advance tab => Expiry Date => Set your date and update Post/Page/media.

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How to assign different navigation title than the Post/Page Title for the slide in Pointelle Slider?

You can keep different names for main slide and navigation slide. To set different title for navigation, Go to Admin panel => Edit section of post/page => Meta box of Pointelle Slider (Below edit post/page) => Advance tab => Slide Navigation Title. Put your title and update post/page. You can set different thumbnail image for navigation just below that.

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How to use different images in navigation and the large slide area?

Open the Edit panel of your Page/Post and go to its Pointelle Meta Box section. Choose Advance tab, You will see option Slide Navigation Thumb URL. You can specify the url of image other than large slide image & update the page/post.

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How to disable the linking of the slide to any URL?

You can disable link of slide then no link will be available on slide. Go to Admin panel => Edit section of post/page => Meta box of Pointelle Slider (Below edit post/page) => Basic tab => Disable Slide Link.

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How to assign different ‘Slider Title’ for various sliders created?

What are the Available Post Meta Functions and Parameters for Pointelle Slider and how to use them?

You can have atmost two Post Meta Fields namely Meta 1 and Meta 2 displayed in the navigation section of the Pointelle Slider.

The fields are pulled dynamically and you can set what meta information should be displayed in those fields.

Currently there are four Meta Functions that can be used in the settings field.

  1. pointelle_get_slide_author
    Meta Function to get author data in Post Meta field. For this function the function parameters can beWordPress ‘author’ object fields. For example

    • field=display_name
    • field=user_login
  2. pointelle_get_slide_pub_date
    Meta Function to get the published date of Post/Page in any format in Post Meta field. For this function the function parameters can be any of the format specified in PHP Date Manual . For example

    • format=M j, Y
    • format=Y-m-d
  3. pointelle_get_slide_category_name
    Meta Function to get the Post category/categories in Post Meta field. For this function the function parameters can be one of the below two, the first one showing the the first category to which the post belongs and the second one (all) showing all the categories to which the post belongs:-

    • show=first
    • show=all
  4. pointelle_get_slide_comments_number
    Meta Function to get the post comments number in the Post Meta field. For this function the function parameters similar to comments_number WordPress function. For example:-

    • zero=No Response&one=1 Response&more=% Responses
    • zero=No Comments&one=1 Comment&more=% comments

Also you can specify what text (with html) you would want to display before and after the meta fields.

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How to create multiple settings for Pointelle slider?

On WordPress dashboard, Go to Pointelle Slider => Settings page . You will see a tab Create New Settings Set on extreme right of the window. Click on that. A window will appear asking Create new Settings Set??. Click on OK. Now Assign name to new settings set in Settings Set Name text area. Customize the setting according to your requirements & finally Save Changes.

Now in Pointelle slider v3.0+ every time when you create new slider from easybuilder new settings set will get create or you can choose previous settings set.

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How to show more than three slides in Pointelle?

Go to Admin panel => Pointelle Slider => Manage slider => Find your slider and click on Edit => Your slider’s easybuilder will get open => Basic Settings => No. of Posts => Put number and save changes.

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How to enable transition on hover?

Go to Admin panel => Pointelle Slider => Manage slider => Find your slider and click on Edit => Your slider’s easybuilder will get open => Basic Settings => Transition on => Choose hover and save changes.

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How to remove the navigation panel from Pointelle?

Go to Admin panel => Pointelle Slider => Manage slider => Find your slider and click on Edit => Your slider’s easybuilder will get open => Navigation Panel => Disable Navigation => Enable switch and save changes.

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How to move navigation panel from right to left side of the slider?

Go to Admin panel => Pointelle Slider => Manage slider => Find your slider and click on Edit => Your slider’s easybuilder will get open => Navigation Panel => Navigation Location => Choose location and save changes.

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How to remove or disable image thumbs in navigation panel?

Go to Admin panel => Pointelle Slider => Manage slider => Find your slider and click on Edit => Your slider’s easybuilder will get open => Navigation Panel => Disable thumb => Enable switch and save changes.

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How to embed videos in Pointelle Slider?

Open the Edit panel of your Page/Post and go to its Pointelle Meta Box section. Choose Advance tab, You will see option Shortcode to Replace Image. You can specify the url of video and update the page/post.

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How to put list items in Pointelle Slider?

Go to Admin panel => Pointelle Slider => Manage slider => Find your slider and click on Edit => Your slider’s easybuilder will get open => Miscellaneous section. You will see option ‘Retain tags’. Enter the HTML tags you want to retain in this text field. e.g.

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How to change "Read More" text or remove it completely?

Go to Admin panel => Pointelle Slider => Manage slider => Find your slider and click on Edit => Your slider’s easybuilder will get open => Miscellaneous => Continue Reading Text => Disable switch to remove Read more text or you can change text below and save changes.

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How to open Pointelle Slider images in Lightbox?

Go to Admin panel => Pointelle Slider => Manage slider => Find your slider and click on Edit => Your slider’s easybuilder will get open => Miscellaneous => Lightbox Effect => Enable switch, new select box will appear to select Lightbox. Select type of Lightbox from list and save changes.

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How to Randomize slides in Pointelle Slider?

Go to Admin panel => Pointelle Slider => Manage slider => Find your slider and click on Edit => Your slider’s easybuilder will get open => Miscellaneous => Randomize slides => Enable switch and save changes.

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How to create custom slides that are neither Posts nor Pages?

Go to Admin panel => Pointelle slider => Global settings => Create “SliderVilla Slides” Custom Post Type => Set to Yes and save changes. You can change slug of custom post below that.

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How to specify your own CSS rules to Pointelle slider elements?

You can enable SliderVilla custom slides. Go to Admin panel => Pointelle slider => Global settings => Custom Styles => You should write your own CSS code in the specified text field and save changes.

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How to specify Google Fonts for various text elements in Pointelle?

In Pointelle slider v3.0+ you can set Google font very easily. Open Easybuilder of pointelle slider, choose any text type e.g. Post title, Content, Nvaigation title, Meta fields. Choose Google font from Font selection box, below that list of Google fonts will appear. Choose any Google font and set related weight and style and save changes.

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How to make Pure Image Slider?

Go to Admin panel => Pointelle Slider => Manage slider => Find your slider and click on Edit => Your slider’s easybuilder will get open => Image Controls => Pure Image slider => Enable switch and save changes.

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How to enable or disable Preview Section?

Go to Admin panel => Pointelle Slider => Setting Sets => Slider Preview => Disable Live Preview => Enable checkbox and save changes. Your slider preview will get hide from admin panel of Pointelle slider.

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How to export Pointelle Slider settings to a file?

On WordPress dashboard, Go to Pointelle Slider => Setting sets page. On the extreme right of your window you will see Export tab. Click on it. Your setting set file will get export.

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How to import Pointelle Slider settings from a file?

On WordPress dashboard, Go to Pointelle Slider => Setting sets page. At the bottom of page you will see a section to import settings. Browse only the Pointelle setting file and click on import.

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