FAQs – Owl Carousel Pro
Where can I find my license key?
Your license key can be viewed within your account. Once logged in, you’ll see a list of previous purchases and a “View Licenses” link to the right of each purchase. After clicking this link, you’ll see your plugin and an orange key icon next to the plugin name. Click on this icon to reveal the license key for that plugin. Make sure you copy the entire license key.
Why won't my plugin activate?
When activating any plugin with your license key:
- Make sure you have copied the full key from your account.
- Paste the full key in the input box.
- Click the Save Changes button.
- After the page refreshes, click the Activate button.
If you have problems activating, please clear your browser’s cache and follow the above steps again.
Why won't my plugin update?
Check your account and make sure your license is active and has not expired. If your license is active but you are receiving an “unauthorized” error when updating the plugin, please follow the following steps:
- Go the the plugin’s license page
- Deactivate the license
- After the page has refreshed, activate the license again
- Try updating the plugin
Does the plugin work with any custom post type?
Yes, the plugin will work with any custom post type (events, testimonials, products, projects, etc.) and will also work with posts.
Why aren't my images displaying in the carousel?
If some or all of your images are not displaying in the carousel, it’s likely because the image does not have a thumbnail for the size you set in the Design tab of the module. For example, if you set the Thumbnail Size option to 150 x 150 px but the image you uploaded to WordPress is only 50 x 50 px, the thumbnail will not exist. WordPress does not generate thumbnails for images smaller than the thumbnail size.
You can either change the Thumbnail Size option to a smaller size, or you can use the Original Size image option. This option tells the module to load the original image that was originally uploaded, instead of looking for a thumbnail to load. If your images are less than 150 x 150 (the default smallest thumbnail size in Divi), you should turn this option on. It is located just above the Thumbnail Size option in the standard carousel module and in the Content tab of the image carousel.
Why are my images blurry?
The carousel modules load a 400 x 284 px thumbnail image by default, the same size loaded in many of the default Divi modules. This is an ideal size if you have 5 carousel items per slide. If you decrease the number of items per slide to two for example, the images will get bigger to fill the space left by the three that were removed. Each image would fill half of the container the carousel was placed in. In this case, you would probably want to increase the size of the thumbnail. You can do this using the Thumbnail Size option in the Design tab. If you can’t find a thumbnail size that works, you can turn on the Original Size option located just above the Thumbnail Size option in the standard carousel module and in the Content tab of the image carousel. This option tells the module to load the full image that was originally uploaded, instead of looking for a thumbnail to load.
WP Rocket Lazy Load feature is breaking the carousel
The Owl Carousel Pro plugin is not compatible with the WP Rocket Lazy Load feature. You can follow the instructions in this tutorial to keep this feature enabled for your site but disable it for carousel images only.