How to Configure Slider Settings?

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Note: Make sure that you have enabled Slider in Appearance> Customize>Slider Settings for it to appear on the Homepage.

To set the slider in Halcyon you need to select the posts you would like to display as a sticky post

  • Featured images of the post kept a sticky post on the homepage will be displayed as slider images.
  • Click OK


  • Check Stick this Post to the Front Page 
  •  Click on edit beside Visibility under Publish

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  • For that create a new post or select and edit  to the existing Posts by going to Post>All Posts
    • Featured images of posts should be at least 1400 px in width and 500px in the height for displaying slider images properly.
    • Use regenerate thumbnail plugin to crop all the images if you have already uploaded the Images.
  • Click Update or Publish to update the changes.


 Note: You can set as many posts as sticky for it to appear on the Slider 

Configuring Slider

  • Go to Appearance >Customize>Slider Settings.
  • Check Enable Home Page Slider to show the featured slider the homepage


  • Check Enable Slider to Auto Transition for the slides to transition automatically (auto-scroll) without a click.
  • Check Enable Slider Loop to continue the slide transition in the loop
  • Check Enable Slider Control to allow manual navigation for paging control of each slide?
  • Check Enable Slider Caption to show the post title to appear on the slider post image
  • Check Enable Slider Pager to show slider Pager
  • Select the slider animation type to “fade” or “slide”
  • Enter the Readmore text to set the text of the button
  • Enter Slider Speed: Set the Interval (in milliseconds) at which the slider should change posts (if the automatic transition is enabled). Default: 7000 (7 seconds)
  • Enter Animation Speed: Set the speed of animations, in milliseconds. Default: 600
  • Click Save & Publish



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