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Posted on 2013-11-12
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I would like to have different settings for my slider depending on its responsive state.
for example:

var windowsize = $(window).width();

    if (windowsize < 630) {
		$('.slider-landing').bxSlider({
			minSlides: 1,
			maxSlides: 1,
			moveSlides: 1,
			mode: 'fade',
			startSlide: 0,
			captions: false
		});
		
	} else {
		$('.slider-landing').bxSlider({
			minSlides: 1,
			maxSlides: 4,
			moveSlides: 1,
			mode: 'horizontal',
			slideWidth: 280,
			startSlide: 0,
			slideMargin: 10,
			captions: true
		});
	}

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On initial load of the page it seems to work fine, but when I resize the viewport the changes do not get applied to the slider?

Do I need to destroy and reload?

Thanks
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Question by:Al4ddin2
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11 Comments
 
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Expert Comment

by:COBOLdinosaur
ID: 39643339
No you just need it in a function and fire it with onresize  event.

Cd&
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Expert Comment

by:leakim971
ID: 39643459
Check this : http://bxslider.com/examples/reload-slider-settings

	$(document).ready(function() {

		var settings = function() {
			var settings1 = {
				minSlides: 1,
				maxSlides: 1,
				moveSlides: 1,
				mode: 'fade',
				startSlide: 0,
				captions: false
			};
			var settings2 = {
				minSlides: 1,
				maxSlides: 4,
				moveSlides: 1,
				mode: 'horizontal',
				slideWidth: 280,
				startSlide: 0,
				slideMargin: 10,
				captions: true
			};
			return ($(window).width()<630) ? settings1 : settings2;
		}

		$(window).resize(function() {
			$('.slider-landing').reloadSlider(settings);
		});
		
		$('.slider-landing').bxSlider(settings);

	});

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by:Al4ddin2
ID: 39644506
Im getting a reloadSlider is not a function JS error?

My current code is:
      
      
$(document).ready(function () {
		if (pageType.val() == "tour-landing-page") {
			
			tourLandingScript();
			$(window).resize(tourLandingScript);
				
			// initiates responsive slide gallery
				
			var settings = function() {
				var settings1 = {
					minSlides: 1,
					maxSlides: 1,
					moveSlides: 1,
					mode: 'fade',
					startSlide: 0,
					captions: false
				};
				var settings2 = {
					minSlides: 1,
					maxSlides: 4,
					moveSlides: 1,
					mode: 'horizontal',
					slideWidth: 280,
					startSlide: 0,
					slideMargin: 10,
					captions: true
				};
				return ($(window).width()<630) ? settings1 : settings2;
			}
			
			$('.slider-landing').bxSlider(settings);
		
		}
	});
	
	function tourLandingScript() {
		var windowsize = $(window).width();
	
		$('.slider-landing').reloadSlider(settings);
		
		if (windowsize < 630) {
			// more mobile scripts here
		} else {
			// more desktop scripts here
		}
	}

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by:leakim971
ID: 39644570
	$(document).ready(function () {
		// initiates responsive slide gallery			
		var settings = function() {
			var settings1 = {
				minSlides: 1,
				maxSlides: 1,
				moveSlides: 1,
				mode: 'fade',
				startSlide: 0,
				captions: false
			};
			var settings2 = {
				minSlides: 1,
				maxSlides: 4,
				moveSlides: 1,
				mode: 'horizontal',
				slideWidth: 280,
				startSlide: 0,
				slideMargin: 10,
				captions: true
			};
			return ($(window).width()<630) ? settings1 : settings2;
		}

		var mySlider;

		var tourLandingScript = function() {
			mySlider.reloadSlider(settings);
		}

		if (pageType.val() == "tour-landing-page") {		
			mySlider = $('.slider-landing').bxSlider(settings);
			$(window).resize(tourLandingScript);
		}
	});

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Author Comment

by:Al4ddin2
ID: 39644692
Thanks, I have applied your code on a test page and none of the settings get applied - settings1 or settings2.
It appears to be just the default.

Therefore it also doesn't change when the viewport size changes either.
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Expert Comment

by:leakim971
ID: 39644704
YOU add the line 31 and 34, not sure why
remove them for testing, it was not the subject of your main question
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Author Comment

by:Al4ddin2
ID: 39644893
Even with those lines removed it does nothing still.
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Expert Comment

by:leakim971
ID: 39644927
where to see that?
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Author Comment

by:Al4ddin2
ID: 39645081
Here i set the mode to fade and include min slides etc but none of them get applied.

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<head>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />
<title>Untitled Document</title>
</head>

<body>

<ul class="slider-landing">
  <li><img src="http://bxslider.com/images/730_200/tree_root.jpg" title="hello" alt="bye" /></li>
  <li><img src="http://bxslider.com/images/730_200/tree_root.jpg" /></li>
</ul>

<script src="js/jquery-1.9.0.js"></script>
<script src="js/jquery.bxslider.js"></script>
<script>
	$(document).ready(function () {
		// initiates responsive slide gallery			
		var settings = function() {
			var settings1 = {
				minSlides: 2,
				maxSlides: 1,
				moveSlides: 1,
				mode: 'fade',
				startSlide: 0,
				captions: true
			};
			var settings2 = {
				minSlides: 2,
				maxSlides: 4,
				moveSlides: 1,
				mode: 'fade',
				slideWidth: 280,
				startSlide: 0,
				slideMargin: 10,
				captions: true
			};
			return ($(window).width()<630) ? settings1 : settings2;
		}

		var mySlider;

		mySlider = $('.slider-landing').bxSlider(settings);
		$(window).resize(tourLandingScript);

		
		function tourLandingScript() {
			mySlider.reloadSlider(settings);
		}
	});
</script>

</body>
</html>

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Accepted Solution

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leakim971 earned 2000 total points
ID: 39645096
I miss the () after settings
and declare your var before using them
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<head>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />
<title>Untitled Document</title>
</head>

<body>

<ul class="slider-landing">
  <li><img src="http://bxslider.com/images/730_200/tree_root.jpg" title="hello" alt="bye" /></li>
  <li><img src="http://bxslider.com/images/730_200/tree_root.jpg" /></li>
</ul>

<script src="js/jquery-1.9.0.js"></script>
<script src="js/jquery.bxslider.js"></script>
<script>
	$(document).ready(function () {
		// initiates responsive slide gallery			
		var settings = function() {
			var settings1 = {
				minSlides: 2,
				maxSlides: 1,
				moveSlides: 1,
				mode: 'fade',
				startSlide: 0,
				captions: true
			};
			var settings2 = {
				minSlides: 2,
				maxSlides: 4,
				moveSlides: 1,
				mode: 'fade',
				slideWidth: 280,
				startSlide: 0,
				slideMargin: 10,
				captions: true
			};
			return ($(window).width()<630) ? settings1 : settings2;
		}

		var mySlider;

		function tourLandingScript() {
			mySlider.reloadSlider(settings());
		}

		mySlider = $('.slider-landing').bxSlider(settings());
		$(window).resize(tourLandingScript);

		
	});
</script>

</body>
</html>

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Expert Comment

by:lpranger
ID: 39934817
I used this solution on a site I am developing.

Everything seemed to work except when resizing teh window my captions disappeared.

I am using boostrap 3.1.1, jquery 1.10.1, bxslider 4.1

I am positioning my captions outside the ttile attribute like this


 
					<div>
						<img src="walk-fpo-800.jpg" alt="Partner">
						<div class='bx-caption'>
							<a href=''><span>Top Picks June 14th<br><span class='white-title'>12am - 10pm</span></span> 
							<span class='head'>Flag day - Light the museum pink <i class='fa fa-caret-square-o-right'></i></span></a>
						</div>
					</div>

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Is this the title attribute problem? DO I need to give you more on this?
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