Nivo Slider is a premium WordPress content slider Plugin. A new version of this plugin is released and it is a huge update which comes with new themes, new options, a new nivo_slider() template tag & much more. It is recommended that you must upgrade to latest version as soon as possible. But before upgrading Nivo Slider to latest version make sure you backup website and if something is messed-up then you can easily back it up in no time.
Nivo Slider v1.8 comes with bunch of new options, features and some fixes. Below you can find the changelog of this plugin.
Nivo Slider V1.8 WordPress Plugin
New Features Added
- Added 3 new themes
- Set alt text of images on Manual sliders (auto set on other types of slider)
- Added “Custom Post Type” sliders
- Added nivo_slider() template tag
- Upload custom slider themes to the “wp-content/uploads/nivo-themes” folder (to avoid being overwritten on update)
- Set “nivo_image_link” custom post meta to override the image link for non-Manual sliders
- Updated Nivo Slider jQuery plugin to v3.1
- Removed “Hide Direction Navigation on Hover” option
- If theme doesn’t support thumbnails settings will be hidden
- If invalid slider ID/slug no message will be shown
- General optimisation and bug fixing
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