Create a Featured Posts Slider

Create a post-based slider populated with your blog's sticky posts!

Table of Content

  • Step 1 : Setup a post-based slider
  • Step 2 : Add code to functions.php
  • Step 3 : Prepare posts

Step 1:

Setup your post-based slider with some default options.

Leave the category/tag selections empty to pull in all Stick Posts. Or select some categories/tags to restrict Sticky Posts to those selections.

Step 2:

Add the following code to your theme’s “functions.php” file.

function slider_sticky_posts($query, $slider_id) {
    // only apply the special filter for slider with "x" ID
    if($slider_id == 4) {
        // only include "sticky" posts
        $query['post__in'] = get_option( 'sticky_posts' );
    return $query;
add_filter('revslider_get_posts', 'slider_sticky_posts', 10, 2); 

Step 3:

Choose which posts will be pulled into the slider

Visit one of your posts, and select “Edit” from the “Publish -> Visibility” section.

Then choose “Stick this post to the front-page” to tag the post as a “Sticky”.

Quick Note

Unless your website is setup to display posts on its homepage, designating a post as a “Sticky” like this will not effect your current homepage content .

Create a Featured Posts Slider

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