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[SOLVED] page template jquery slideshow


  #1  
Old Mar 23, 2013, 03:06 PM
sstudebaker
 
24 posts · Dec 2011
[SOLVED] page template jquery slideshow

I'm trying to do add this to a template file and not use a plugin. Using all latest versions - Wordpress ATA 3.711 and WP 3.5.1. I'm pretty new to WP programming so may be going about this all wrong. I'm attempting to read in files from an image folder for a slideshow. Gets hung up after
HTML Code:
<div id="myslides">
.
HTML Code:
<a href="http://74.115.229.75/kids-camp/">Here's the page</a>
. I have added
PHP Code:
<?php wp_enqueue_script("jquery"); ?>
to header.php just before
PHP Code:
<?php wp_head(); ?>
. Maybe I'm not allowed to call the jquery function or scripts from within the template and if not where do I put them? Trying to modify theme files as little as possible. All tips are welcome as I am learning. Here's the latest version of my code (code is all tested and works outside of WP):
Code:
<?php  
/* Template Name: Custom Interior Page */  
list($bfa_ata, $cols, $left_col, $left_col2, $right_col, $right_col2, $bfa_ata['h_blogtitle'], $bfa_ata['h_posttitle']) = bfa_get_options();
get_header(); 
extract($bfa_ata); 
global $bfa_ata_postcount;
?>
<script type="text/javascript">
var $j = jQuery.noConflict();

$j($(document).ready(function(){
	$j($('#myslides').cycle({
		fit: 1, pause: 1, timeout: 4000
	}));
}));
</script>
<style> #myslides { height:400px; width:600px; } </style>
<div id="interior_wrapper">
<?php
 
    global $post;
    $post_slug=$post->post_name;

	$img_directory = '../../images/'.$post_slug;
	// echo $directory;	  	
	// Styling for images	
	echo '<div id="myslides">';	
	foreach ( new DirectoryIterator($img_directory) as $item ) {			
		if ($item->isFile()) {
			$path = $img_directory . '/' . $item;	
			echo '<img src="' . $path . '"/>';	
		}
	}	
	echo '</div>';
?>	
	
</div>
<script src="../../scripts/jquery-1.7.2.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
<script src="../../scripts/jquery.cycle.lite.js" type="text/javascript"></script> 
<?php get_footer(); ?>
  #2  
Old Mar 23, 2013, 03:23 PM
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juggledad
 
23,759 posts · Mar 2009
OSX 10.11.5 WP 4.x Atahualpa(all) Safari, Firefox, Chrome
Why don't you want to use a plugin? Most are built to intergrate easily, you won't have to maintain it yourself.

What do you mean that it gets hung up?
depending on your host the '../../' may be violating a security rule, try using the full url
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  #3  
Old Mar 23, 2013, 03:55 PM
sstudebaker
 
24 posts · Dec 2011
If you view source on page it doesn't get any further than the div for the slideshow. I have code that works (outside of WP) so would rather just keep it simple and not use a plugin that may or may not do what I want. I have some other complicated plugins to add in later so using as few as I can so as not to bog down the system.

Used full URL for scripts and still nothing. Seems to be broken at

Code:
foreach ( new DirectoryIterator($img_directory) as $item ) {			
		if ($item->isFile()) {
			$path = $img_directory . '/' . $item;	
			echo '<img src="' . $path . '"/>';	
		}
	}
Latest template version

Code:
<?php  
/* Template Name: Custom Interior Page */  
list($bfa_ata, $cols, $left_col, $left_col2, $right_col, $right_col2, $bfa_ata['h_blogtitle'], $bfa_ata['h_posttitle']) = bfa_get_options();
get_header(); 
extract($bfa_ata); 
global $bfa_ata_postcount;
?>

<script type="text/javascript">
var $j = jQuery.noConflict();

$j($(document).ready(function(){
	$j($('#myslides').cycle({
		fit: 1, pause: 1, timeout: 4000
	}));
}));
</script>
<style> #myslides { height:400px; width:600px; } </style>
<div id="interior_wrapper">
<?php
 
    global $post;
    $post_slug=$post->post_name;

	$img_directory = '../../images/'.$post_slug;
	// echo $directory;	  	
	// Styling for images	
	echo '<div id="myslides">';	
	foreach ( new DirectoryIterator($img_directory) as $item ) {			
		if ($item->isFile()) {
			$path = $img_directory . '/' . $item;	
			echo '<img src="' . $path . '"/>';	
		}
	}	
	echo '</div>';
?>	
	
</div>
<script src="http://74.115.229.75/scripts/jquery-1.7.2.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
<script src="http://74.115.229.75/scripts/jquery.cycle.lite.js" type="text/javascript"></script>  
<?php get_footer(); ?>
  #4  
Old Mar 23, 2013, 05:53 PM
sstudebaker
 
24 posts · Dec 2011
I have part of problem narrowed down to issue with opendir and path to images folder. Could you take a quick look and let me know why folder is wrong. I've asked wordpress forum but no response from anyone. I can see image at http://74.115.229.75/wp-content/them...amp/KCimg1.jpg but script tells me - There is an error with your image directory! Page is at http://74.115.229.75/kids-camp/ and here is php code:
Code:
<?php
 
    global $post;
    $post_slug=$post->post_name;

	$img_directory = bloginfo("template_directory");
	$img_directory .= '/images/'.$post_slug;
	echo $img_directory;	  	
	// Styling for images	
	echo '<div id="myslides">';
	if ($handle = @opendir($img_directory) or die("There is an error with your image directory!")) {
		while (false !== ($file = readdir($handle))) {
    		if (strpos($file, ".jpg")) {
				$path = $img_directory . '/' . $file;	
				echo '<img src="' . $path . '"/>';	
    		}
		}
		closedir($handle);
	}
	echo '</div>';
?>
  #5  
Old Mar 23, 2013, 09:13 PM
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juggledad
 
23,759 posts · Mar 2009
OSX 10.11.5 WP 4.x Atahualpa(all) Safari, Firefox, Chrome
Do a google search on 'wordpress bloginfo' and see what it returns
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  #6  
Old Mar 23, 2013, 11:09 PM
sstudebaker
 
24 posts · Dec 2011
Hmmm I can see exactly what it returns as I have an echo on the variable. If you look at the page you can see what I get back which seems right but its not working. Sorry I don't get the sense you are looking at my problem/

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