Using Revolution Slider WordPress Plugin
In this tutorial on Visualmodo knowledge base, we show how to use the revolution slider premium WordPress plugin in many ways on your page, place it on the page header, with the transparent menu, in the middle of a page or in a widget on your sidebar.
Please watch the video:
Starting with Revolution Slider
Before start using Revolution Slider WordPress Plugin you need to install this plugin on your WordPress site, as soon as you activate any of our visualmodo WordPress themes on your site you will see a message on the top of your WordPress dashboard asking for you click and install the plugin on your WordPress, is just one-click installation. Once your plugin is installed and active on your site you need to see how to build a slideshow using this amazing plugin, for it please takes a look on the plugin documentation, it will help you a lot http://revolution.themepunch.com/documentation/.
You can start importing our theme demo sliders or other template sliders following this guide.
Firstly, in all the Visualmodo theme you have a revolution-slider plugin, a premium plugin that you gain for free to save money and create some awesome slider shows, to place it on a page please take a look on this document to see how the plugin works and build your slider. After having your slider build-in you will need to simply add it to your page and this can be done in several ways:
- Go to the page that you want to apply for the slider show and load the editor by, wp-dashboard > pages > edit page > scroll the page down until you see a field called “Options” > in Option field click on “Layout” and on “Layout Header Title” select ‘Revolution Slider” and select the slider below as is showed on the attached image above.
- You can also add it as a Visual Composer page builder element or as a content short-code. Please see this tutorial.
Apply Revolution Slider plugin slideshow in the middle of the page
To add a slideshow in the middle of your page you need to add a page builder element called ‘Revolution slider’ a window will open to you select the slideshow and you will be free to apply a slider in anywhere you want, in a columns layout, portfolio or team posts. Finally, please have a look at the attached photo, it shows the back-end of this page http://theme.visualmodo.com/sport/about/.
Make your navigation menu-overlay the slider
You can make a transparent header in the page ‘options’ area. On settings field, you will see options for your menu colors style if you want to overlay. A menu ‘Overlay’ will make the header image or slider enter on the menu. You can select the menu colors according to your images or sliders header colors so you can better show your navigation menu.
Apply slider show in a sidebar
Finally, to add the slide show in a sidebar you need to login on your WordPress dashboard. Go to ‘Appearance’ > Widgets. In this page, you will need to select the revolution slider widget. Drag this on the sidebar tab. Drop this widget on the tab and select the slideshow that you want to show on the sidebar.
Using Revolution Slider WordPress Plugin – Visualmodo guides
How to import Visualmodo WordPress themes demonstrative sliders on Revolution Slider plugin?
About the demo slider, you have a slider files on the big theme folder that you download, open it, open the ‘demo content’ file, open the ‘sliders’ folder and extract the ‘home.zip’ or ‘sliderName.zip’ file however you need to understand, the slider doesn’t have any relation to the theme or WordPress import tool so you need to import it into the revolution slider plugin area under your WordPress Dashboard > Revolution Slider > Import Slider <Select the file ‘home.zip’ or ‘slidername.zip’ and can have issues according to the host php.ini folder settings. Please watch this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5fRVCIOz92c
For more information about it please follow this guide https://visualmodo.com/knowledgebase/how-to-import-revolution-slider-demo-sliders/
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