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How to Integrate Orbit with Wordpress?

How can I integrate Orbit slider with Wordpress so that clients have the ability to upload new images? I understand how to insert Orbit onto a page using HTML, but my clients are not HTML savvy. Is there a plugin that will make the editing process easier for them?

I'd also like to know how to build a content slider using Orbit that rotates the latest posts from a Wordpress blog. Is there an easy way to do that? Would I just wrap the below PHP in the Orbit code?

P.S.- I should mention that I am using Reverie 5 (a Wordpress theme that integrates Foundation 5).

<?php wp_get_recent_posts( $args, $output ) ?>
            

         

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How can I integrate Orbit slider with Wordpress so that clients have the ability to upload new images? I understand how to insert Orbit onto a page using HTML, but my clients are not HTML savvy. Is there a plugin that will make the editing process easier for them?

I'd also like to know how to build a content slider using Orbit that rotates the latest posts from a Wordpress blog. Is there an easy way to do that? Would I just wrap the below PHP in the Orbit code?

P.S.- I should mention that I am using Reverie 5 (a Wordpress theme that integrates Foundation 5).

<?php wp_get_recent_posts( $args, $output ) ?>
            

         
Gary DICKELMAN over 5 years ago

The Wordpress "Customizr" template includes an orbit slider.

badcat design over 5 years ago

I recently found this link using Orbit and Advanced Custom Fields.
http://ajy.co/web/easy-peasy-wordpress-carousel-using-foundation-orbit/

I wish there was a prebuilt (and supported) plugin that did this and perhaps even offered a more "all content, posts etc" (AnySlider) approach.

James Hammack almost 4 years ago

I'm a little while in making this but I created a plugin to do this. It makes Slides a custom post type, gives options for a url attached to the slide, and allows for captions. It even includes a short code. I haven't put it up on github yet, but if I get a response here, I'll throw it up for you guys. I'm turning it into a pro feature for some themes that I'm building.

badcat design almost 4 years ago

@James Hammock - Sure, I'd love to see what you've come up with. Are you also building Zurb Foundation specific themes? Or would the Orbit Slides plugin work also work with non-Foundation based themes too?

James Hammack almost 4 years ago

Yes, Foundation specific, but working on a standalone as well. A working example is http://westendaliceville.com.

badcat design almost 4 years ago

Love it.

James Hammack almost 4 years ago

Awesome, thanks! Pretty excited to build the thing. I currently haven't experienced anything out of the norm with Orbit. So that's good. I'm sure something will come up at some point though.

James Hammack almost 4 years ago

Hmmm...a content slider...I can do that as well. Looks like I have a pet project for the next several weeks. I'll get this on github Monday or Tuesday.

Jay Thornton about 3 years ago

@James Hammack. Do you have any updates on this content slider? Very interested in your progress.