When working with your PrestaShop store, you may want to edit or add to the images that appear on the slideshow on the main page. This article will guide you on how to alter the slideshow on your main page in PrestShop.

Editing the image slideshow on your main page

  1. Log into your PrestaShop admin dashboard.
  2. click on modules optionUsing the upper toolbar menu, hover over the Modules tab and click on the Modules option.
  3. find module in listFrom the Modules page, locate the Image slider for your homepage module. Click the Configure link.
  4. the configuration screen for the moduleThis brings you to the module configuration page. There are two sections here to allow you to customize the slider.
    Slider Configuration
    HeightThe pixel height of the slider window.
    WidthThe pixel width of the slider window.
    SpeedThe speed, in milliseconds, of the image swap.
    PauseThe time, in milliseconds, of the pause between image swaps.
    LoopToggle whether you want the series to loop or not.
    The second area, Slides configuration is where you can add, edit, enable/disable, or delete a slide from the slideshow list.
  5. Once you have configured the settings for the slider to your liking, click on the Save button found under the Slider Configuration section. Any changes to the Slides Configuration section are automatically activated and do not need to be saved.
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2014-03-29 1:26 pm

Under my slide Image, I have only one slide configuration setting, not the second part slide configuration, whereby I can add new slides, any idea?

Staff
10,078 Points
2014-03-30 11:46 am
Hello Janice,

Both configuration settings should be there by default. I would try Uninstalling the module and then reinstalling it to see if there was a glitch. Also, what specific version of PrestaShop are you using? Did you make any other changes (modules added, etc)?

Kindest Regards,
Scott M
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2014-03-30 6:01 pm

I have the same issue.  Prestashop 1.6.0.5 has only the width, no configuration setting for the height.

Staff
10,078 Points
2014-03-30 9:38 pm
Hello Allan,

As this article is for PrestaShop 1.5, it will not necessarily have the correct instructions for 1.6. We are currently working on creating articles for 1.6 and I will definitely check into the behavior of the slider for the new version.

Kindest Regards,
Scott M
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2014-04-10 3:03 am

The image slider has french text ontop of it (actually on the slider itself - not in the homepage) that cannot be edited or removed with the home editor. I have spent 6 hours trying to figure this one out. It is definitely NOT embedded into the photo as its highlightable with the text-drag feature of the mouse

"EXCEPTEUROCCAECAT Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Proin tristique in tortor et dignissim. Quisque non tempor leo. Maecenas egestas sem eli"

 

is on the fashion default theme but I cant remove it from the header block because it is actually printed over the slider. NO THE HOME EDITOR DOESNT DO ANYTHING... Please help

Staff
5,603 Points
2014-04-10 4:21 am
Hello Lance,

Is your PrestaShop language set to French? That text is temporary template text, and it seems like some PrestaShop users have reported this text goes away when switching to another language like Vietnamese, so I wonder if it's tied in with a language template.

If you'd like for us to take a look we would need the domain you're having these issues on. If you'd like to just reply to this comment with that info, we can delete any private data before making the comment go public.

- Jacob

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