Thanks for the screenshots. Let dissect the process.
If I set widget how described in tutorial=>
Front Page Sidebar and Prana Flexslider => Absolutely correct
Adding slides via Custom Post Type => Absolutely correct
I have this result =>
Here you are missing one step and i.e. “Setting Up The Front Page” and “Blog Page” separately. Please read the tutorial “How To Create Front Page In WordPress“
If I set sidebar widget to the footer =>
Recommended locations to use Prana Sliders are,
- Blog Posts
- Front Page
Hope it will be helpful to you.