FlexSlider slider gallery HTML elements

Animates all children of parent element having class `flexslider`. Tested with Gutenberg and Elementor sections.

Check out these official extensions for more advanced features.

add_action( 'wp_enqueue_scripts', function() {


	wp_enqueue_script( 'jquery' );

		[ 'jquery' ]

	wp_add_inline_script( 'jquery', '

		jQuery( document ).ready( function( $ ) {

			var slider1 = $( ".flexslider" );

			slider1.flexslider( {
				animation: "slide",
				animationLoop: false,
				itemWidth: 300,
				itemMargin: 36,
				minItems: 1,
				maxItems: 3
			} );

			$( window ).resize( function() {
			} );

		} );

	', 'after' );

} );

I also recommend placing a CSS rule inside WP Admin > Appearance > Customizer > CSS to hide all but the first slide during page load:

.flexslider .wp-block-cover:not( :first-child ) {
	display: none;

Instructions for FlexSlider slider gallery HTML elements

  1. Log into a staging or locally hosted clone of your site.
  2. Install and activate Code Snippets plugin.
  3. WP Admin > Snippets > Add New
  4. Copy and paste the code from the section above.
  5. Check to ensure formatting came over properly.
  6. Customize the code as desired.
  7. Add a meaningful title.
  8. Select whether to run on front-end or back-end (or both).
  9. Click “Save and Activate”.
  10. Test your site to ensure it works.
  11. Disable if any problems, or recover.
  12. Repeat for live environment.

Need help modifying FlexSlider slider gallery HTML elements?

Contact me. I can help with fitting projects or refer to my partner.


All code snippets are licensed GPLv2 (or later) matching WordPress licensing.

Except when otherwise stated in writing the copyright holders and/or other parties provide the program as-is without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.

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