nopCommerce Tips: Creating a Custom Layout, Part 5 – Customizing the Nop AnyWhere Slider

Read Part 4 here!
Most designers/developers familiar with jQuery plugins have encountered, and most likely used, the fabulous Nivo Slider. It is absolutely possible to implement the Nivo Slider through a nopCommerce topic, to be incorporated in your nopCommerce solution – I’ve done it myself. However, that requires all sorts of manual manipulation of HTML, and can be incredibly tedious when multiple slides are included; it’s a pain for your users, and if you’re like me, the more they can do on their own, the more time there is to create even more wonderful things. Today, we’ll cover an alternative to the “roll-your-own” method: the Nop Anywhere Slider, and how to customize it to your design needs.

The Nop Anywhere Slider does contain two other slider styles: a standard 2D rotator, and a 3D rotator, but today we’ll focus on the Nivo Slider.

First, we’ll add the Anywhere Slider to our solution, in the “Plugins” folder under Nop.Web: Learn More

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Silex’s Survey

All they think about is Silex!

Few weeks ago, Silex Labs launched a survey among Silex’s users.

The goal: see what users like in Silex and what is missing?

This kind of survey can help for the software’s development and promotes development in harmony with the community.
In that way, you can clearly visualize your main strengths and your weak points.

Here the items we focused on: Learn More

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nopCommerce Tips: Creating a Custom Layout, Part 4 – Adapting Skins

Read Part 3 here!
It’s safe to say that for every target demographic, there’s a unique approach that will best achieve your goal of reaching them. Whether it’s using a color scheme or graphics, or a layout that shows your product line off to its best advantage, there is no one storefront that will appeal to all demographics. It’s a given that you’ll want to customize your nopCommerce store’s appearance to appeal to your customers – let’s touch on ways to modify an existing skin for that purpose.

nopCommerce ships with two web themes: DarkOrange, and nopClassic, under Nop.Web/Themes. Learn More

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