A while back I was dinking around with various front page sliders. For WordPress there are maybe about 10 noted. Though for my needs, I wanted something quick, something easy and one that actually looks pretty decent. I installed a few of which some worked and some didn’t. My search seemed to be complete with the inclusion of “Recent Posts Slider”
To make things easy for ya, I’ve included MY recommended settings. I’ve also included a screen shot (click for larger view) for those who like to just see everything visually.
The section that says “Category IDs” is used for keeping certain categories OUT of the slider.
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