WordPress Plugin: Flexslider Admin

Flexslider is a very powerful jQuery slider toolkit. While there are plugins that can provide a robust interface to manage slides, I needed something a lot simpler.

I ended up writing a plugin to manage all of the slide data as a custom post type in the WordPress backend, but leave the frontend code to the developer:


I’ve written some example code to show how to integrate this plugin with the default twentyseventeen theme, along with some screenshots:

The Flexslider slider in action, at the top of the “front page” content.
The list of slides in wp-admin
Finally, this is what editing a slide looks like

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