Minitek Slider

Minitek Slider is a powerful responsive slider for displaying content in WordPress, ideal for creating all sorts of galleries, carousels and scrollers.

In Minitek Slider you can create sliders with:

  • Posts
  • Media (Images) PRO
  • Pages PRO
  • WooCommerce products PRO

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Features that are only available in the Pro version are displayed with the label PRO

To install Minitek Slider

  1. Login to WordPress admin dashboard
  2. Navigate to the WordPress Plugin Installer and click on "Add New"
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  3. Click on "Upload Plugin", select the plugin zip file and then click on "Install Now"
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  4. Navigate to Plugins and activate the plugin Minitek Slider

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This section applies only to the Pro version of the plugin. The free version can be updated without authentication.

The plugin must be authenticated before you can update it. To authenticate and update Minitek Slider:

  1. Navigate to Minitek Slider > Settings.
  2. Enter your Download ID in the respective field. You can find your Download ID in the Minitek Dashboard.
  3. That's it! The plugin will now notify you whenever there is a new version released. Please note that you will be able to receive updates only for the duration of your subscription at Minitek.gr.

Slider class: An optional class to be applied to the slider container. You can use this class to add your own custom css to a specific slider.

Load FontAwesome: Loads the necessary icons. If your template uses the FontAwesome library you can safely disable this option.

General settings

The plugin has 2 data source modes: Dynamic source and Specific items. In the Dynamic source mode, the plugin will always show the latest items according to the selected parameters. In the Specific items mode (available in PRO version), the plugin will always show the specified items.

Data source

Dynamic source

The dynamic source supports 4 item types:

  • Posts
  • Media (Images) PRO
  • Pages PRO
  • Products PRO

You can select only 1 of the available item types.

Data source

Dynamic source - Categories

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These parameters are available only it the items type is set to 'Posts' or 'Products'.

Category filtering type: Select whether you want to include or exclude items from the selected categories.

Categories: Include or exclude items from the selected categories.

Include children: Select whether to include items from children categories of the selected categories.

Dynamic source - Tags

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These parameters are available only it the items type is set to 'Posts' or 'Products'.

Tag filtering type: Select whether you want to include or exclude items from the selected tags.

Tags: Include or exclude items from the selected tags.

Data source

Dynamic source - Authors

Author filtering type: Select whether you want to include or exclude items from the selected authors.

Authors: Include or exclude items from the selected authors.

Dynamic source - General

Exclude items PRO: You can exclude specific items from the slider by entering the items (posts) id's separated by commas.

Offset PRO: (integer) Number of items to displace or pass over. This means that the first x items will be skipped and not shown in the slider.

Keywords: The plugin will only show items that match these keywords. You must separate multiple keywords with spaces. Prepending a keyword with a hyphen (eg. -lorem) will exclude items matching that keyword.

Ordering: Orders items in the slider by the selected value.

Ordering direction: Ascending or descending.

Data source

Specific items PRO

Post IDs: Only the selected items will be displayed in the slider. Enter the Ids of the items separated by commas.

Ordering: Orders items in the slider by the selected value.

Ordering direction: Ascending or descending.

Data source

Theme: Minitek Slider features 7 themes (2 are available in the free version).

Container background color: Background color of the slider container.

Container background image: Background image of the slider container.

Enable fullscreen: Adds a button to view and exit fullscreen mode. In fullscreen view, pressing ESC will exit fullscreen.

Fullscreen background color: Background color of the fullscreen container.

Fullscreen background image: Background image of the fullscreen container.

Container padding: Padding of the slider container (in pixels).

Items spacing: Space around each item (in pixels).

Items border radius: Items border radius (integer).

Items border size: Ιtems border size (in pixels).

Border color: Items border color.

Items alignment: Alignment of items in the slider.

Right-to-left layout: Enable if you have a RTL template.

Layout

Show images: Select whether you want to show the items images.

Enable image link: Select whether you want the image to act as a link to the item page.

Image type:

  • Featured: The Featured image of the item. If not found, the inline image will be used instead.
  • Inline: The first image found inside the item content.

Crop images PRO: If enabled, the plugin will crop the images to the specified dimensions. If disabled, the original images will be used and they will be scaled to fit the slider. Aspect ratio of original images will be preserved.

Image width PRO: If image cropping is enabled, the images will be cropped to this width, in pixels.

Image height PRO: If image cropping is enabled, the images will be cropped to this height, in pixels.

Lazy load images PRO: Loads item image when the item is selected.

Parallax effect PRO: Works best with 1 or 2 items per page and with the items aligned at center.

Fallback image PRO: An absolute url of the image to be displayed if there is no Featured or Inline image.

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The plugin stores the cropped images inside the folder wp-content/plugins/minitek-slider/public/images/.
Images

Show detail box: Select whether to show the box that contains all item data. if disabled, all post data will be hidden.

Background color: The background color of the item container.

Background color opacity: The opacity of the background color. Accepts values from 0 up to 1 with 2 decimals (e.g., 0.75).

Text color: The color of all text inside the detail box.

Detail box

Show title: Select whether to show the item title.

Title limit: Word limit for title.

Enable title link: Select whether you want the title to act as a link to the item page.

Show introtext: Select whether to show the item text.

Introtext limit: Word limit for introtext.

Strip introtext html: Select whether to strip all html from item content and keep only plain text. Warning: If you disable this option and the html inside the item content is not valid, the plugin will not work properly and the slider functionality will break. Also, if this option is disabled, the introtext limit will be ignored.

Show date: Select whether to show the item creation date.

Date format: See instructions on Formatting Date and Time.

Show category: Select whether to show the item categories.

Show tags: Select whether to show the item tags.

Show author: Select whether to show the item author.

Show price: Select whether to show the item price. Works only with WooCommerce products.

Show comments count: Select whether to show the item comments count.

Show Read more button: Select whether to show a read more button linking to the item page.

Detail box

Show hover box: Select whether to show the hover box that appears when you hover over the item.

Background color: The background color of the hover box.

Background color opacity: The opacity of the hover box background color. Accepts values from 0 up to 1 with 2 decimals (e.g., 0.75).

Text color: The color of all text inside the hover box.

Effect type PRO: The hover box animation effect.

Effect speed PRO: The speed of the hover box animation, in milliseconds.

Effect easing PRO: The hover box animation effect easing.

Show title: Select whether to show the item title inside the hover box.

Title limit: Word limit for item title inside the hover box.

Show introtext: Select whether to show the item text inside the hover box.

Introtext limit: Word limit for item text inside the hover box.

Strip introtext html: Select whether to strip all html from item content and keep only plain text. Warning: If you disable this option and the html inside the item content is not valid, the plugin will not work properly and the slider functionality will break. Also, if this option is disabled, the introtext limit will be ignored.

Show date: Select whether to show the item creation date inside the hover box.

Date format: See instructions on Formatting Date and Time.

Show category: Select whether to show the item categories inside the hover box.

Show tags: Select whether to show the item tags inside the hover box.

Show author: Select whether to show the item author inside the hover box.

Show price: Select whether to show the item price inside the hover box. Works only with WooCommerce products.

Show comments count: Select whether to show the item comments count inside the hover box.

Show link icon: Select whether to show a link icon linking to the item page. Clicking on the link icon will redirect to the post page.

Hover box
Hover box

Main slider

Total items: Total items to load in the slider (including dynamically loaded items).

Load more items PRO: Dynamically loads more items at the end of the slider when clicking on the "Next" button (arrow). Navigation arrows must be enabled for this to work.

Start limit PRO: Number of items to initially load in the slider.

Dynamic limit PRO: Number of items to load in the slider when clicking on the "Next" button (arrow). Dynamic loading stops when the "Total items" limit has been reached.

Navigation arrows: Enable/disable navigation arrows.

Arrows color: Color of the navigation arrows.

Pagination bullets: Enable/disable page bullets.

Bullets style: Select one of the available styles.

Bullets color: Color of the pagination bullets.

Progress bar: Displays a progress bar showing how far the slider has moved.

Progress bar color: Background color of the progress bar.

Navigation

Navigator

Show navigator: Displays a secondary slider as navigation for the main slider.

Item width: Width in pixels for navigator items.

Item height: Height in pixels for navigator items.

Items spacing: Space in pixels between navigator items.

Show images: Select whether to display images in the navigator.

Border size: Border size in pixels for selected/active item.

Selected border color: Border color for selected navigator item.

Active border color: Border color for active navigator item.

Navigator arrows: Select visibility of navigator arrows.

Show detail box: Select whether to show the box that contains item data.

Background color: The background color of the item container.

Background color opacity: The opacity of the background color. Accepts values from 0 up to 1 with 2 decimals (e.g., 0.75).

Text color: The color of all text inside the detail box.

Show date: Select whether to show the item creation date.

Show title: Select whether to show the item title.

Show category: Select whether to show the item categories.

Show author Select whether to show the item author.

Show price: Select whether to show the item price. Works only with WooCommerce products.

Navigation
Navigation

Fade effect: Fades between transitioning slides instead of moving. If enabled, will display only one item per slide, bypassing grouping of items.

Drag & Scroll: Enables scroll by dragging the slider.

Drag threshold: The number of pixels a mouse or touch has to move before dragging begins. Increase to allow for more wiggle room for vertical page scrolling on touch devices.

Selected attraction: Attracts the position of the slider to the selected cell. Higher attraction makes the slider move faster.

Friction: Slows the movement of the slider. Higher friction makes the slider feel stickier and less bouncy. Lower friction makes the slider feel loose and more wobbly.

Free Scroll: Free scroll allows you to scroll freely without transitioning between items.

Free Scroll friction: Slows the movement of the slider when free scroll is enabled.

Rewind to start: At the end of items, wrap-around to the other end for infinite scrolling. Has no effect if more items are loaded in the slider dynamically.

Contain: Contains items within the slider to prevent gaps at beginning or end. Has no effect if "Rewind to start" is enabled.

Group items PRO: Groups items together in slides. Flicking, page bullets and previous/next arrows are mapped to group slides, not individual items.

Autoplay PRO: Automatically advances to the next item.

Autoplay speed PRO: Advances items ever x milliseconds.

Adaptive height: Changes height of slider to fit height of selected slide.

Effects

Large Screen

Size limit: Size limit for Large screens (in pixels). Under this limit, the Medium Screen settings will be applied.

Items per page: Items per page for Large screens.

Show Detail box: Show detail box for this screen size. You must also enable the detail box in the "Detail box" parameters.

Show only title: Show only the title in the detail box for this screen size. You must also enable the title in the "Detail box" parameters.

Medium Screen

Size limit: Size limit for Medium screens (in pixels). Under this limit, the Small Screen settings will be applied.

Items per page: Items per page for Medium screens.

Show Detail box: Show detail box for this screen size. You must also enable the detail box in the "Detail box" parameters.

Show only title: Show only the title in the detail box for this screen size. You must also enable the title in the "Detail box" parameters.

Small Screen

Size limit: Size limit for Small screens (in pixels). Under this limit, the Extra Small Screen settings will be applied.

Items per page: Items per page for Small screens.

Show Detail box: Show detail box for this screen size. You must also enable the detail box in the "Detail box" parameters.

Show only title: Show only the title in the detail box for this screen size. You must also enable the title in the "Detail box" parameters.

Extra Small Screen

Size limit: Size limit for Extra Small screens (in pixels). Under this limit, the Extra Extra Small Screen settings will be applied.

Items per page: Items per page for Extra Small screens.

Show Detail box: Show detail box for this screen size. You must also enable the detail box in the "Detail box" parameters.

Show only title: Show only the title in the detail box for this screen size. You must also enable the title in the "Detail box" parameters.

Extra Extra Small Screen

Items per page: Items per page for Extra Extra Small screens.

Show Detail box: Show detail box for this screen size. You must also enable the detail box in the "Detail box" parameters.

Show only title: Show only the title in the detail box for this screen size. You must also enable the title in the "Detail box" parameters.

Responsive
Responsive

You can display a slider anywhere in your website by using this shortcode in a page, post or widget:

[mslider id="slider_id"]

where slider_id is the id of a specific Slider.

You can also use the code:

<?php echo do_shortcode("[mslider id='slider_id']"); ?>

directly inside a php file.

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