Quick configuration in 10 steps

Path to configuration page.

  1. Navigate to Administration > Structure > Dynamic display block.

Add, configure and enable a dynamic display block.

  1. Type a unique block title in the block title field of the Add dynamic display block fieldset at the bottom of the screen.
  2. Click the Add block button.
  3. Click the Configure block link in the "Dynamic display block" fieldset of the dynamic display block you just made.
  4. Choose image folder as input type.
  5. Set the image folder to images/ddblock and click the "Save Block" button at the bottom of the page.
  6. Create a folder images/ddblock on the server, relative the Drupal file path. The Drupal file path is set at Administration > Configuration > Media > File system
  7. Add some images in this folder.
  8. Navigate to Administration > Structure > Blocks.
  9. Find your block in the Disabled section near the bottom of the page. Select a region (e.g. Right sidebar) in the drop down box next to your block. This will move the block you just created to this region.
  10. Click the Save Blocks button.

    After these 10 steps you should see your added dynamic display block.
    You can always adjust the settings at Administer >Structure > Dynamic display block.

    When you want to give anonymous users and other registered users rights to view the ddblock slideshows configure the permissions to view ddblock slideshows at: administration > people > permissions TAB.

    If you are not successful see: Images from an image folder are not displayed. in the FAQ

Comments

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static images not a slideshow

WHY do I have a block with a number of static images one below the other instead of ddb showing one slide at a time?
Did everything according your tutorial...

My bad, updated to latest

My bad, updated to latest version of jquery it works just fine :)

This does not work! What a

This does not work! What a waste of time!

Indeed, it wasn't working for

Indeed, it wasn't working for me either. But just a very quick hunt at the issues tracker at https://drupal.org/project/ddblock learned me I had to set the proper rights in Drupal 7: just visit admin/people/permissions and grant the anonymous user to "View Dynamic Display Blocks". It now works for me, using the Nexus theme.

Re: This does not work!

I know it works on a lot of sites.
When you need assistance please make an issue in the issue queue of the module.

These instructions are not

These instructions are not useful. They do not tell you how to configure the VIEW> something is missing.

Re: instructions not useful

These instructions are for a basic ddblock slideshow using a folder with images as content for the ddblock slideshow.
If you want to use views for selecting content, the advanced options need to be used, see: http://ddblock.myalbums.biz/node/1971

Still negative

I tried every which way and every which path you suggest but I only got as far as the block name to show. I also opted for content type "page" still just the block name only. The images/ddblock folder are both set to 755 and the images are all 644 if that helps.

I even enabled all content type and granted permission for all users but still no images.

This is strange.

I have the same problem. I

I have the same problem. I have tried with the advanced slideshow and views, but ddblock don't show anything. Any idea?