New Update Today! Batch Image Uploading & Custom Image Slides20 Comments
A few weeks ago, Dave, one of our developers, went on vacation. After diligently sorting the hundreds of images with which he returned, he went to his blog to make a SlideDeck for a post about his vacation to share with his family and friends.
That’s when it happened. In an instant, as he recounted his experience, we were overwhelmed with the same feeling a few of you have expressed. Updating SlideDeck with the ability to bulk upload images would rock!
We are thrilled to announce that with the latest update to SlideDeck 2, you can now bulk upload images for your custom decks. Now, you won’t have to cancel that hot date cause you’re too busy making a custom image deck, (please tell us that none of you have ever done this, ever).
Want to see this in action? Grab a handful of images and head on over to the free SlideDeck 2 Live Demo to give it a shot. This update is available to all tiers of SlideDeck 2.
But wait – Personal Users can’t use Custom Content…can they?
Well, that’s a great question. We started pondering, “what else could our fellow SlideDeckers benefit from?” As the ideas bounced around the office, we all agreed that it’d be great for SlideDeck Personal to have Custom Content Image slides (the most popular custom slide!) like its Professional and Developer siblings.
So in addition to bulk uploading images for all tiers, the latest update also extends SlideDeck Personal by adding Custom Content Image slides!
If you’ve got piles of images you’ve been waiting to get into an awesome slider on your site, there’s never been a better time to grab a copy of SlideDeck.
Awesome-o! So how do I…
If you’ve ever used the built-in WordPress uploader, bulk uploading into SlideDeck is going to feel like a walk in the park. But, just in case…
- First, make sure you’ve updated your copy of SlideDeck to the latest version
- Start by creating a Custom Content SlideDeck.
- When choosing your slide type, click the “upload multiple” link underneath the “Image Slide” button.
- Things should start looking very familiar now – select and upload your images…all at once!
- And now you’re done!
What do you think of the new updates? Do you have any big plans for your newfound powers of simultaneous image SlideDeck-ifying? Let us know in the comments!