If you would prefer to use a 3rd party slider plugin for your homepage slider you can do this very easily:
- Install the slider plugin of your choice and create a slider. You will need to copy the shortcode of this slider.
- Navigate to Appearance > Customize > Slider and select “Slider Plugin” from the Slider dropdown.
- Paste the shortcode of the slider that you created into the Slider Shortcode field.
Some popular slider plugins are: