If you are using the latest release of the eDegreeÂ° WordPress theme and you can’t get the Featured Content Gallery to work on the front page, welcome to my world! After a lot of searching, I finally found the solution here. The secret is to comment-out the second line of the wp-content/themes/edegree/js/functions.js.
I have just found possibly the easiest and fastest gallery to get going ever! http://www.gcmingati.net/wordpress/wp-content/lab/jquery/imagestrip/imageslide-plugin.html Check it out… and all credit to Gian Carlo Mingati.