Nickel uses [nickel_main_slider] shortcode to display the slider at the frontpage, this shortcode accepts these arguments:
- tag – Post tag, posts would be pulled only from this tag.
- slider – 1 or 0, 1 will enable the slider function.
- limit – How many posts to show.
- type – Leave empty for full width or set as boxed to fit it into the content.
An example of the shortcode would be [nickel_main_slider tag=”featured” slider=”1″ limit=”5″ type=”boxed”]