Having trouble getting jquery slideshow to load in theme I am using

I am currently trying to install this theme:

Wine Wordpress Theme | Other Wordpress Template

Live sample:

Wine Accessories Guide

But i fear that this theme was designed for an older version of .php and I am not familiar enough to go digging around.

I have wordpress installed and the theme installed, but for some reason, I cannot get the jquery slideshow to load.

right now I just have it up on a test bed at:


If i created an FTP account for someone/gave access to WP-admin,

would anyone mind taking a look to see what the problem is?

Can’t say this is the problem but it jumps out when looking at the code.
There is four versions of jquery loading.

<script type='text/javascript' src='http://curvedmarketingplandevelopment.com/brad/westwoods/wp-includes/js/jquery/jquery.js?ver=1.6.1'></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="http://curvedmarketingplandevelopment.com/brad/westwoods/wp-content/themes/wine/js/jquery-1.3.1.min.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="http://curvedmarketingplandevelopment.com/brad/westwoods/wp-content/themes/wine/js/jquery-1.4.2.min.js" ></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="http://curvedmarketingplandevelopment.com/brad/westwoods/wp-content/themes/wine/js/jquery.min.js"></script>

You can use a function in the functions.php file to make jquery only load once.

// Using jquery the right way
function my_init() {
	if (!is_admin()) {
		wp_register_script('jquery', ("http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.6.1/jquery.min.js"), false, '1.6.1', false);
		// load custom scripts
add_action('init', 'my_init');

Put the above code in your functions.php file and delete or comment out the four references to the jquery versions in the header.php file.

Thanks, I’ll check it out. I appreciate it.

Got the references commented out in header.php and put the given code into the functions.php file.

Got rid of the slideshow all together…

I have the theme and am checking the Installation guide.

According to the Installation guide (Installation Guide.docx) located in the theme files;

  1. Upload image using the Media manager and copy the url of the image once it’s uploaded.

  2. A post must be created that you want to show in the slideshow.

  3. Then go to the post you want to hyperlink to from the slideshow, create a custom field, paste the image url you copied into the custom fields value. Set the name of the custom field to gallery_image. Publish or update post.

  4. One thing it doesn’t tell you is about the Format section that appears under the Publish button. Select the Gallery radio button for Post that are to appear in the Gallery.
    If you don’t see the Format section, use the Screen Options button at the top right of the Post page and select Format.

Nothing will happen in the slideshow until these steps are done.

If you still have problems, remove the function you added to the functions.php file and uncomment the four jquery script links in the header.php file.