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I'm building a new WordPress TwentyTen child theme using the ElastiCSS framework ( http://elasticss.com/ ) and am trying to figure out the best way of using some sort of dynamic content slideshow.

What is the best way to implement a slideshow in a fluid or elastic layout such that it remains proportional to the other items in the content area? Should I even bother trying to obtain that? Or should I use like four different sizes in conjunction with something like the Less framework ( http://lessframework.com/ )?


(BTW, I've posted here because this was more of a "what's the best option" question than a "How do I program that?" question. If you think it would be more appropriate on SO, please move it there.)

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Has your question been answered yet aendrew? – Christopher Feb 14 '11 at 19:42
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JQuery Plugins: http://plugins.jquery.com/projects/plugins?type=48

I'm sure there's a slideshow that is automatically scalable.


My apologies for a bad answer, allow me to elaborate.

Using a JQuery Slideshow, such as this one, you can specify the dimensions to be percentages of the parent element, which would meet your requirements.

Having a SlideShow that is scalable isn't impossible to implement - though it may just take some innovation on your part to make it look like it belongs in your site.

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That WOW Slider is pretty cool. I'm trying to implement Piecemaker2; I'll give that a shot if I can't get Piecemaker to work in terms of percentages. – aendrew Feb 10 '11 at 7:41
Did that answer your question, or should I include more information? – Christopher Feb 10 '11 at 7:50

This is how I implemented a responsive/fluid slideshow: http://blog.kiskolabs.com/post/5602656614/responsive-jquery-slideshow

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Please post a precis as part of your answer... "link only" answers are not helpful in a Q&A – Andrew Nov 21 '12 at 5:09

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