In this ThemeStarta tutorial we'll show you how to upload a transparent image for use as a transparent background overlay behind slider captions.
Removing the Spotlight & Slider backgrounds in the LocalStarta Theme, using ThemeStarta WordPress Theme Creator.
The Spotlight block is specifically designed to accommodate a slideshow (the "slider") capable of displaying any type of content, however you don't have to fill the Spotlight area with just a slideshow. Instead, you can resize the slider and reposition it to create space for additional content outside of the slider. In this tutorial we cover how to use the "Post Outside Slider" option panel to customize the display of the content you want to display in the spotlight area alongside your slideshow.
To make content that appears in the slider (slideshow) as easy to navigate as possible, ThemeStarta provides two configurable slider navigation options: Slider Buttons and Slider Arrows. You can choose to display one, both or neither of these slider navigation tools. In this tutorial, we'll cover the method specifically related to Slider Arrows. Using the "Slider Arrows" option panel, learn how to upload your own slider arrow images and/or set slider arrow images to show or hide.
Slider Buttons are one of two navigation methods available to help users take manual browsing control of slider content without having to wait for slide transitions (the other being Slider Arrows). You can choose to display one, both or neither of these slider navigation methods. In this tutorial, we'll cover the method specifically related to Slider Buttons using the "Slider Buttons" option panel, including how to upload your own slider button images and/or set slider buttons to show or hide.
ThemeStarta's slider includes in-built caption overlay functionality for displaying custom captions on each of your slideshow slides. The caption itself is typically added when you add your post content through the WordPress admin dashboard using the "Enter the Slider Caption Overlay Text" field, but it is through the Spotlight Settings > Slider Caption options panel that you control how the caption displays. In this tutorial, we'll cover how to customize the slider caption background and all text (including text links) that appear in it.
ThemeStarta's slider provides you in-built functionality for displaying slideshows of your content in the Spotlight block of your custom WordPress theme. Options for customizing how your slider displays are found in the Spotlight Settings > Slider options panel. In this tutorial, we'll cover these options which include setting your slider to a full or fixed height and width, controlling slider spacing, auto resizing slider images, customizing the slider background, border, text and links, and setting the speed and type of slider transition.
The "Spotlight" is an area of your theme that can be used to draw greater attention to content that supports the primary goals of your website, such as slideshow presentations. In this tutorial we take a look at the settings available in the "Spotlight Block" option panel, including how to set the height and spacing of the block, setting spotlight backgrounds, spotlight block borders,applying CSS3 design effects to the spotlight, and how to show or hide the spotlight from certain pages.
The "Spotlight Block" can be used in your custom WordPress theme to draw greater attention to nearly any type of content, including text, images and video. The spotlight area is also where ThemStarta's in-built "slider" allows you to easily include a slideshow in your theme. In this article get an overview of the spotlight block, learn the six primary methods of using the spotlight in combination with the slider, and discover the various slider customizations that are available.