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  • OutrunTheWolf
    Community Member
    34 Posts

    JQuery Slideshow Woes Link to this post

    Hi All,

    I am trying to get JQuery Slideshow working on a website.

    I just can't seem to get it to work, the images are not rotating, merely tile over one another, no effects.

    Here is my code as it is now.

    Homepage.php - Javascript requirements

       function init() {
             $(document).ready(function() {
                timeout: 2000,
                type: 'random',
                pauselink: 'pause1',
                pausecallback: function(self){
                playcallback: function(self){
                timeout: 2000,
                type: 'sequence',
                pauselink: 'pause2'

    Homepage.ss - The Slideshow HTML

    <div id="slideshow">

    <a href="1"><img src="/../../../assets/darksideofthemoon.jpg" alt="" /></a>
    <a href="2"><img src="/../../../assets/absolution.jpg" alt="" /></a>
    <a href="3"><img src="/../../../assets/acertaintrigger.jpg" alt="" /></a>
    <a href="4"><img src="/../../../assets/liberationtransmission.jpg" alt="" /></a>
    <a href="5"><img src="/../../../assets/americanidiot.jpg" alt="" /></a>


    I'm still a little clueless when it come to using Javascript with Silverstripe. Am I doing this right? If not, can anyone show me the exact way to implement this?


  • Taffy
    Community Member
    119 Posts

    Re: JQuery Slideshow Woes Link to this post

  • OutrunTheWolf
    Community Member
    34 Posts

    Re: JQuery Slideshow Woes Link to this post

    Yeah, thats the exact thing I want to do. The problem is I can't get it working.

    I need to know if my code is in the right place....

    Can anyone please help? I'm obviously missing something simple

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