Help with syntax

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silviu.guseila

25 Jul, 2016 06:27 PM

Hello,

I have to maintain old code/website and found this syntax, can you please explain why .data() is used here?

    var si = $('#rsBanner').royalSlider({
        addActiveClass: true,
        arrowsNav: true,
        loop: true,
        keyboardNavEnabled: true,
        imageAlignCenter: true,
        slidesSpacing: 0,
        numImagesToPreload: 3,
        imageScaleMode: "none",
        autoScaleSlider: false,
        autoHeight: false, // s
        autoScaleSliderWidth: iW,
        autoScaleSliderHeight: iH,
        imageScalePadding: 0,
// imgWidth: mW,
// imgHeight: mH,
        allowCSS3: true,
        visibleNearby: {
            enabled: true,
            center: true,
            centerArea: cA
        },
        autoPlay: {
            enabled: true,
            pauseOnHover: true
        }
    }).data('royalSlider');

What is the recommended way of initialing the slider?

Thank you!

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Dmitry Semenov on 25 Jul, 2016 07:55 PM

    Dmitry Semenov's Avatar

    Hello,

    If your si variable isn't used anywhere - data('royalSlider') is not required.

    http://dimsemenov.com/plugins/royal-slider/documentation/#basic-usage

    Dmitry

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