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Drupal 7 Development by Example Beginner's Guide by Kurt Madel

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Time for action — creating a banner using the Views Slideshow module

Now that we have installed and set up the Views Slideshow module, it is time for us to build a Views-based rotating banner.

  1. Open our d7dev site in your browser, click on the Structure link in the Admin toolbar, and click on the Views link.
  2. We are creating a new view. So, click on the Add new view link at the top of the Views List page.
  3. Enter Front Banner as the View name, and select Recipe for the of type. We are going to create our rotating banner as a block, so uncheck the Create a page checkbox and check the Create a block checkbox.
  4. Next, select Slideshow of fields for the Display format. Check that the Add new view form looks similar to the following screenshot, and click on ...

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