You currently can't override views-slideshow-pager-field.tpl.php due to the fact that the key provided in hook_theme() doesn't match the name of the template file (see

I've attached a patch which resolves this.

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inolen’s picture

Also, to add to this, I was over-riding this template to add some jCarousel wrapper elements but that then broke functionality in Drupal.behaviors.viewsSlideshowPagerFields.

When it adds handlers on the pager items in the Drupal.behaviors.viewsSlideshowPagerFields.attach function, it calls:

$(this).children().each(function (index, pagerItem) {

This breaks when the immediate children aren't the pager items, so to fix it I did:

$(this).find('.views_slideshow_pager_field_item').each(function (index, pagerItem) {

I'm not sure if this is the best fix, but it got me up and running.

inolen’s picture

Final note is that after making the template overrideable, I then only wanted to override it for specific views, so I added:

  $vars['theme_hook_suggestions'][] = 'views_slideshow_pager_fields__' . $vars['view']->name;

inside of template_preprocess_views_slideshow_pager_fields(). I also added the same for the field item templates. If anyone would like I could re-roll the original patch, js changes and these hook suggestions into one patch.

milesw’s picture

Just encountered this and the posted patch worked...after I noticed that the name of the template file changed too. There seems to be remaining issues with other templates though.

inolen’s picture

There are definitely other things that don't theme properly, and yes, the template name changed a bit.

I'll re-roll my patch with everything I ended up doing later tonight.

inolen’s picture

Re-rolled the patch, what it fixes:

- Makes it possible to override what is now views-slideshow-pager-fields.tpl.php (was views-slideshow-pager-field.tpl.php) and views-slideshow-pager-field-item.tpl.php
- Adds suggestions for each of the above .tpl.php based on your view name
- Fixes JS error when the field items aren't the direct children of the main element in views-slideshow-pager-fields.tpl.php. For example, my custom views-slideshow-pager-field.tpl.php looks like so:

<div id="<?php print $widget_id; ?>" class="<?php print $classes; ?>">
  <div class="jcarousel-wrapper jcarousel-skin-default">
    <div class="jcarousel article-image-gallery-carousel">
	  <ul class="clearfix">
        <?php print $rendered_field_items; ?>
    <div class="jcarousel-prev"></div>
    <div class="jcarousel-next"></div>

Patched against the latest on 7.x-3.x-dev.

milesw’s picture

Thanks, the patch from #5 solves the original issue for me. Hopefully this gets committed soon because this issue makes theming quite difficult. I created a separate issue for the other (less significant) template that's been broken for me: #1191586: Cannot override views-slideshow-controls-text.tpl.php.

redndahead’s picture

Status: Active » Fixed

A patch similar to this was committed. None of the javascript was committed and should be added to a new issue with a thorough description of the problem.

Status: Fixed » Closed (fixed)

Automatically closed -- issue fixed for 2 weeks with no activity.