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Showcase featured content

The Views Slideshow: Dynamic Display Block module is a views_slideshow plugin mainly used to showcase featured content at a prominent place on the frontpage of your Drupal site in an attractive way. A featured content slideshow can contain e.g.: New articles, Most popular content, New products, Portfolios, Videos, etc.

Other usages

  • Ubercart Products
  • Image Galleries
  • Video Galleries
  • Header Slideshows
  • Text sliders

Features

Features

Any content

With the views slideshow dynamic display block module you can show any content in a slideshow.

  • Images
  • Video
  • Text
  • Buttons (read more, play, view etc.)
  • Links (links to pages or other sites)
  • Combination of the above

Multiple content delivery options

The views slideshow dynamic display block can get content from:

  • CCK\Views for filtered content
  • Nodequeue for content in time and custom ordered content

Multiple slideshows

You can make an unlimited amount of slideshows. The slideshows can also be placed on the same page. Javascript Slideshows are by definition CPU intensive. It is advisable to make the transitions as short as possible and the timeout between the slides as long as possible.

Configuration per slideshow

All the settings of each slideshow can be configured separately. Settings are e.g.:

  • Content selection
  • Theme layout selection
  • Transition effect selection (25 different effects)
  • Option to add custom transitions
  • Multiple transitions in one slideshow
  • Speed: time of the transition
  • Timeout: time between the transitions
  • Order of slides
  • Pause: stop slideshow when hovered
  • Next: go to next slide clicking slide
  • Pager selection
  • Pager position
  • Pager event: click or mouseover
  • Custom Cycle plugin settings, for advanced usages
  • Slidetext Effects
  • Slidetext Position
  • Slidetext speed and timeout

Number-, prev/next-, text-, image, scrollable-pagers

For selecting the different slides the views slideshow dynamic display block module provides a number pager, a previous/next pager, pagers with text, images and a combination to select the different slides. A scrollable pager can be used when you want to show more slides in a slideshow while limiting the space for the pager items.

Free and commercial layout themes

With the views slideshow dynamic display block module you get several free theme layouts which are licensed under GPL. Other new themes are developed and you can purchase them at Themes.myalbums.biz. If you want to request a theme layout you can contact us via the contact form.