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Old Feb 11, 2013, 11:06 AM
ewopper
 
1 posts · Feb 2013
Hi guys

I've been using Atahualpa for some time on a number of sites.
Now I want to use it on another one.

I'm trying to insert a full width slider that takes up the whole width of the screen onto the home page below the logo area. The slider has the ability to only show on the home page.
I've set the layout width of the theme at 980.
When I insert the slider code below the header through the theme options, the width of the slider inevitably shrinks to 980.
If I set the theme layout width higher, the internal pages will look weird.

How do I get around this?
Would appreciate your advice. Thanks.
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Old Feb 11, 2013, 11:47 AM
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lmilesw
 
9,975 posts · Jul 2009
Central New York State USA
You might be able to accomplish what you want with CSS but I would need a link to the site to determine feasibility.
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Old Aug 8, 2013, 04:10 AM
Carme
 
60 posts · May 2012
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Hi lmilesw,
I have the same issue, I would like to add a full width slider in the home page of the site and I don't know how to do it. I tried some CSS with firebug but without any success.

I have attached the link to the site:
http://testsanky.karmeba.com/

any help will be much appreciated.

Carme
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Old Aug 8, 2013, 04:25 AM
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juggledad
 
21,714 posts · Mar 2009
OSX 10.8.5 WP 3.8.x Atahualpa 3.7.x Safari 6.x Firefox 25 XP
What slider are you using?
Have you asked the plugin author how to make it full width?
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Old Aug 8, 2013, 06:07 AM
Carme
 
60 posts · May 2012
Brighton
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I am using Wow slider.
I am going to ask them as well.....
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Old Aug 8, 2013, 07:42 AM
Carme
 
60 posts · May 2012
Brighton
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Here the answer from the autor of the plugin:
Unfortunately, it's impossible to create slideshow full wight. You can create slideshow
with fixed size only.

Then, is there any way I can make the slider bigger than the layout width?

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