Adding a unique slideshow to individual categories and/or information pages.

Here's how to add unique slideshows to individual category pages:

CREATE A LAYOUT

  • From the menu, select System > Design > Layouts
  • Click Insert
  • Enter the Layout Name: Category Name (e.g. Cameras)
  • Click Add Route > Store: Default > Route: product/categoryname (e.g. product/cameras)
  • Click Save

APPLY THE LAYOUT TO THE CATEGORY

  • From the menu, select Catalog > Categories > [edit] Category (e.g. Cameras)
  • Click the Design tab
  • Select the layout you've chosen (e.g. Cameras)
  • Click Save

CREATE THE SLIDESHOW

  • From the menu, select System > Design > Banners
  • Click Insert
  • Enter the Banner Name: Category Name (e.g. Cameras Slideshow)
    • Add Banners below
  • Click Save

ADD SLIDESHOW TO CATEGORY PAGE

  • From the menu, select Extensions > Modules > Slideshow
  • Click Add Module
  • Select the slideshow you just created (e.g. Cameras)
  • Enter the dimensions of your slideshow
  • Select the layout you just created (e.g. Cameras)
  • Set your position & Sort order (Content Top & sort order 10 will probably be fine)
  • Set Status: Enabled
  • Click Save

Repeat this for each category where you'd like a slideshow to display. You can do this on information pages as well.

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