PrestaShop 1.6.x. How to manage ‘TM MotoPress Slider’ Module

This module provides the ability to add MotoPress Slider to your HTML page.
  1. In your PrestaShop admin panel sidebar click the MotoPress Slider tab to manage the module.
  2. You can edit the existing slider by clicking the Edit button or add a new one by clicking the Add slider button: 
  3. You need to choose wheater to create a  Custom Slider or Product Slider:
    • Custom Slider – you can add as many slides as you wish, customizing them according to your needs;
    • Product Slider – created from the products of your store.

You can set the following MotoPress settings.

  1. Slider settings:
    • Slider title – the title of the slider;
    • Slider alias – the unique alias that will be used in shortcodes for embedding the slider;
    • Slider shortcode – copy this shortcode and paste into your page;
    • Force full width – make the slider stretch to full width;
    • Force full height – make the slider full height;
    • Force full-size grid – makes grid stretch to parent container;
    • Layers grid size – set initial width and height of the layers;
    • Enable slideshow – enable/disable the slideshow;
    • Slideshow delay – the time one slide stays on the screen (measured in milliseconds);
    • Slideshow animation – choose the animation for changing slides;
    • Slideshow duration – animation duration in milliseconds;
    • Slideshow easings – easings on slide changing;
    • Start with slide – first slide index.

  2. Controls:
    • Show arrows – show/hide arrows;
    • Show bullets – show/hide bullets;
    • Show slideshow timer – show/hide timer;
    • Show slideshow play/pause button – show or hide play/pause button;
    • Hide controls when mouse leaves slider – hide controls when mouse is not on slider area;
    • Pause on hover – allows to pause slideshow while hovering the slider;
    • Reverse order of the slides – animate slides in the reverse order;
    • Show counter – enable to display the number of slides;
    • Enable swipe – turn swipe on the desktop.

  3. Appearance:
    • Display on – hooks where the slider should be displayed;
    • Visible – min. and/or max. screen resolutions when the slider is visible;
    • Initialization delay – the delay before slider initialization (should be set in milliseconds);
    • Initialize slider on scroll – choose if you want the slider to be initialized on scroll;
    • Slider custom class name – name of custom class which is used for slider;
    • Slider custom styles – custom CSS styles can be added directly to this text area.

  4. Content (appears only for the Product Slider):
    • Link slides to product page – enable if you want the product page to be opened after the click on the slide with the product;
    • Open in new window – enable this option to open the product page in new window;
    • Categories – categories with products to show in slider;
    • Tags – tags to be included;
    • Only display in-stock products – only products in stock will be displayed;
    • Only display on sale products – only products on sale will be displayed;
    • Exclude products – add Product IDs, separated by comma;
    • Include products – add Product IDs, separated by comma;
    • Products number – number of products to be displayed;
    • Number of first results to skip (offset) – the number of first slides which will not be shown;
    • Order by – type of order to be applied;
    • Order direction – descending or ascending order direction.

  5. There is a list of products to be displayed in the slider at the bottom. You can click the Preview products button when you make some changes: 
  6. Click the Save button to confirm the action.
  7. To edit the slide you need to click the Edit button. There you will see the following options:
  8. General 
  9. Color 
  10. If you choose a gradient, select gradient color 1, gradient color 2, and the gradient angle
  11. Image

    • The background image can be attached from the Media Library or from the external URL.
    • Video (upload in MP4, WebM or OGG format and provide the video file URL in Video tab). Set the following options:
    • Link
    • Visibility
    • Misc
  12. Click the Save button.
  13. Under the image, you can see the Content management. You can add texts, images, buttons, and video to the slide.It is divided into two sections:
    • Layer Settings – area with four tabs for additing the needed content;
    • Layer Sorting – set the order of the contents that are added as individual layers.

Export the slider
  1. In your PrestaShop admin panel go to MotoPress Slider section:
  2. Click the Export button:
  3. Select the sliders you want to export and click the Export sliders button:
  4. Save the exported .json file to your computer.
Import the slider
  1. In the MotoPress Slider section click the Import button at the top:
  2. Choose the exported .json file from your computer, click the Browse button and Import button:

Hopefully, this tutorial was helpful for you.