UB Content Slider 1.0.6

Jun 29, 2018 Update: New Version 1.1.2 Release -- Fully compatible with the latest Magento 2.2.5. Check out the latest UB Content Slider.

In the version 1.0.5 and older, [Magento 2] UB Content Slider extension makes use of shortcodes embedded in blocks, pages or calls sliders via XML file. To make things a bit more user-friendly, we’ve added a new feature to the version 1.0.6 that allows you to add sliders anywhere using widget module manager.

Before we go into details about the new widget enhancement in our UB Content Slider, I will walk you through a bit on Magento 2 Widget.

Introduction to Magento 2 Widget

The Magento widgets system is a graphic interface where you can configure blocks in the front-end, with predefined set of configuration options.

As we have covered the topic introducing Magento 2 widgets part I, Magento 2 has a set of predefined widgets that you can configure and show on different pages. You no longer have to deal with the block short codes to insert the blocks.

While the “content blocks” show a powerful way and flexibility in allowing you to structure the Magento front-end layout using XML files, widgets on the other hand add a more friendly shortcut for administrators to deal with the front-end content. Continue reading

Magento 2 Megamenu extension

Jun 28, 2018 Update: UB Mega Menu ver 1.1.0 has been released. Fully compatible with the latest Magento CE 2.2.5
Mar 18, 2016 Update: Our Megamenu for Magento 2 is taking shape now. We’re still working behind screen to add features and optimise code base. While there’re un-completed parts or bugs here and there, you might want to take a look at our work-in-progress desktop demo.

Megamenu for a long time has become a must-have for a dynamic and professional content showing-off in any eCommerce site. Not just menu items but also embed rich media (video, link, image, banner etc.,) in multiple-columns presentation are added just with a few clicks away. And you can customise any to them upon your favour…. at your choice.

Since Magento 1.x, Ubertheme did have a robust Mega Menu extension in place that allows you to display your categories and sub-categories in a multi-column drop down menu. You can promote items, banners and clips right in the Mega Menu. If you are new to Ubertheme, Techzone theme can give you a close reference on how it works in real use case. Continue reading

UB Content Slider for Magento 2

Jun 29, 2018 Update: New Version 1.1.2 Release -- Changelog.
Mar 25, 2016 Update: New Version 1.0.6 Release -- This update allows to add slide anywhere using Magento 2 widget, a handy way to edit/add content inside CMS blocks or page. See how Magento 2 widget helps enhance UB Content Slider.

Keep updating always on Magento 2. Today we are very happy to announce the newest Ub Content Slider Extension for Magento 2 was released on Ubertheme which our team dedicatedly worked to give a newest Slider Extension to work on both image slider, product and video uploaded. It does not only support to rotate different banners, eye-catching and attractive images display but also show up video uploaded and product(hot and new product uploaded).

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