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NEW SlideDeck Features: RSS Smart SlideDecks, Vertical Slides, Skin Support

On July 8, 20103 Comments

WordPress Updates

RSS from Any Source with Smart SlideDecks We built the Smart SlideDeck above in 5 seconds. This dynamic slider for the WordPress plugin will change as the feed updates. You can specify the theme, navigation style, # of posts displayed and more. You can also set logic on the posts displayed based on recent, popular or featured content.

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TechCrunch RSS Smart SlideDeck Example

Support For Vertical Slides Allow users to dive deeper into your content by branching intro vertical slides. Think of your horizontal slides as your main SlideDeck story line with each slide considered as a chapter. Vertical slides allow you to create optional subchapters that allow users to go deeper into the subject matter of each horizontal slide. See the example below.

Skin Support Update your SlideDeck design on the fly with the new Skin Library. The current skins were designed by our “Skin It To Win It” contest winners. You can also easily create your own custom skin by modifying a .CSS file.

Other WordPress Updates

  • Improved WordPress 3.0 compatibility
  • New and improved WYSIWYG implementations for better compatibility
  • Added shortcode processing support for SlideDecks
  • Better cross-browser compatibility and greater plugin stability
  • NOTE: Unfortunately the new WordPress 3.0 core will not show the “Insert into post” button in the Upload/Insert media dialog. We will be releasing a fix for this later in the month (more info).

jQuery Updates

Our flagship jQuery slideshow plugin is more stable than even and includes tons of little internal code optimizations, improvements and bug fixes. In addition there is a new and improved skin loading methods and upgraded JavaScript core plugin to 1.1.6 to improve cross-browser compatibility.





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    Dave Shepard

    Hey Joe,

    Yeah, these things are all doable with the JavaScript plugin core, thats what we’re using to build that navigation for the WordPress plugin after all 🙂 We do not do this automagically though for you with the JavaScript plugin core, you need to manually build the navigation. If you want to do this yourself, you can take a look at some of the instructional posts made by Jamie.



    Sweet updates, horizontal slide layout for us non-WordPress users as in the Smart SlideDeck? 😛