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Last Updated: February 10, 2016

Add a Slideshow to Suffusion Theme Using Photonic tutorial will show you how to easily add a slideshow using Photonic. I am using photonic because it was developed by the same developer of suffusion sayontan.

Latest News: I have updated the information to implement the changes in WordPress 4.4.2.

Important: Remember that Photonic plugin has some settings you can adjust for your needs!!!

Before you start configuring the plugin, have you uploaded the images? Are these images attached to the page or post you are adding a slideshow too?

Hint: It is import to make sure that the slideshow images are attached to the post or page!!!

Photonic Tutorials:

  1. Photonic Generic Options
  2. Photonic Generic Options Layouts
  3. Photonic Generic Options Popup Panel
  4. Add a Slideshow to Suffusion Theme Using Photonic
  5. Add a Slideshow to Suffusion Theme Text Widget
  6. Add Picasa Photos Using Photonic Plugin WordPress
  7. Photonic Slideshow Display
  8. Display Picasa Private Photos Using Photonic
  9. Troubleshooting

Add a Slideshow to Suffusion Theme Using Photonic Steps

Step 1 ) Create a new post or page and click on Add Media button.

Step 2 ) Next select WP Galleries and adjust the settings according to your needs. Notice how I have not added a Gallery ID or and Image ID. See image below.

Areas you need to pay attention to is Display Style and Slideshow Effects. You need to make sure you select the correct option and setting for your slideshow.

Note: Please note for this tutorial I set the height to 500. Make sure your height is set correctly under Slideshow Height (*).

photonic-3

Step 3 ) Once you have completed the settings above click on Insert into post button, see image below.

click on the insert into post button wordpress

Step 4 ) The following is the code added to your page or post. See information below.

[ gallery type=’default’ style=’strip-below’ fx=’fade’ slideshow_height=’500′ columns=’3′ thumb_width=’75’ thumb_height=’75’ thumbnail_size=’thumbnail’ slide_size=’full’ timeout=’4000′ speed=’1000′ ]

Note: you will not see any images because there is no image ids=” in the shortcode above.

Step 5 ) While you are in visual mode, click on the pencil as you see in the image below to edit the the slideshow/ gallery.

photonic-settings-visual-mode-add-images

 

Step 6 ) The following image shows you 3 images selected to add to the gallery/ slideshow. Make sure you click on Add to Gallery button and then Update gallery button.

photonic-2-insert-media-new

Once the images are added to the gallery you will see in the shortcode the following ids=”5982,5980,5978″. In your case the ids will be different. These 3 ids represent each image added above.

Before you publish your page or post test to see how it looks. You might have to adjust some settings, once you are happy then publish your post or page.

Step 7 ) Now if everything goes well, you should have a simple slideshow on your page or post. See image below.

photonic-slideshow

Troubleshooting

Step 8 ) What if you don’t see any of the images in your slideshow? Try the following procedures. See images below.

Go to Media -> Library and check the images you added to the slideshow. I can see the images are not attached to the post I created to include the slideshow. You need to click on Attach.

photonic-images-media

photonic-images-unattached

Once you click on Attach link above, you will see the following window. This gives you the option to select to what you would like to attach the image to. In this case I am attaching the image to Photonic Slideshow, which is a Post. Then simply click on Select.

photonic-images-attached-post

Now when you view your media gallery again you will notice that the three images from my slideshow are now added to Photonic Slideshow post.

photonic-images-attached

Click on the following URL Add a Slideshow to Suffusion Theme Text Widget.

If you have any questions please let me know. I keep updating this tutorial from time to time.

Enjoy

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Manuel Ballesta RuizManuel Ballesta Ruiz is a web developer, Blogger and WordPress Enthusiast.

  28 Responses to “Add a Slideshow to Suffusion Theme Using Photonic”

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    • Hi and thank you for your question. If you need assistant can you please post here what theme you are using.

      Kind regards

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      Kind regards

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