Add Amazing CSS3 Carousel Slider in your Blog

Slider widget

Carousel Slider is one of the best widget to display your featured post common way. It Is very popular because you it take small space and load faster. Most of the Carousel Slider able to display infinity posts. There are various use of this slider. Best user of Carousel Slider are movie and games based site. You can easily add your featured or latest movie and games through Carousel Slider. It make navigation friendly for this reason a visitors can easily navigate to specific post easily. Though we generally use Carousel Slider at the top area (below header) of the blogger template, as a result when a visitors visit your landing page then they can easily see the hottest posts. So I have tried to make little variation in Carousel Slider widget. This Carousel Slider is not like common one that a right or left button for scrolling rather I have added on this Carousel Slider mouse over scrolling effect. When you take your mouse pointer on right or left site of featured posts then it will scroll automatically. As well as a transparent caption will appear where you can simply write the content name. Another feature of this widget is that you can add infinity content. But this Carousel Slider you have to maintain manually.


For using this slider you have to select image and resize it to 150px width X 120px Height and upload it in any hosting server (e.g. Google, Photobucket, Image Shark) then get the link and finally add it into Carousel Slider.

Live Demo

So let’s proceed to the tutorial to install it into your blog. You can add this slider below header of above footer section. Just follow the below simple steps-

Step 1 Log in to your Blogger account and Go to your Blogger Dashboard

Step 2 Go to your Layout tab.

Step 3 Click on "Add a Gadget" then select "HTML/JavaScript" Gadget.

Step 4 Now Copy the below code and paste it in "HTML/JavaScript" Gadget and Save it.


Step 5 Place the Gadget below header. that's it.

<style>
#BloggerSpiceCarouselSlider {
  height:130px;
  background-color:#333333;
  border:10px solid #000000;
  position:relative;
  margin:50px 50px;
  overflow:auto;
}
/* CarouselSlider by www.bloggerspice.com  */
#BloggerSpiceCarouselSlider:before,
#BloggerSpiceCarouselSlider:after {
  content:"";
  display:block;
  position:absolute;
  top:0;
  bottom:0;
  left:-4px;
  width:4px;
  height:100%;
  box-shadow:0 0 4px black;
  z-index:10;
}
#BloggerSpiceCarouselSlider:after {
  left:auto;
  right:-4px;
}
#BloggerSpiceCarouselSlider .container {
  position:absolute;
  top:0;
  left:0;
  margin:5px 0 0 5px;
  width:300%;
  height:120px;
}
#BloggerSpiceCarouselSlider figure {
  display:block;
  background-color:white;
  float:left;
  width:150px;
  height:120px;
  margin:0 5px 0 0;
  position:relative;
  overflow:hidden;
}
#BloggerSpiceCarouselSlider figcaption {
  display:block;
  position:absolute;
  right:0;
  bottom:-50px;
  left:0;
  background-color:black;
  font:italic normal 11px Arial,Sans-Serif;
  color:white;
  padding:4px 10px;
  text-align:left;
  opacity:.8;
}
#BloggerSpiceCarouselSlider figure img {
  display:block;
  border:none;
  margin:0 0;
}
</style>
<div id="BloggerSpiceCarouselSlider">
    <div class="container">
        <figure>
            <a href="#" title="Title for Caption">
                <img alt="" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-EE_tp-P3r9A/UfYvm5HykII/AAAAAAAAEJY/NuTPF5nNasA/s1600/7.jpg" />
            </a>
        </figure>
        <figure>
            <a href="#" title="Title for Caption">
                <img alt="" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-bp70bq1oUmE/UfYvnxZrc-I/AAAAAAAAEJs/ESVCQ3EKimk/s1600/9.jpg" />
            </a>
        </figure>
        <figure>
            <a href="#" title="Title for Caption">
                <img alt="" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-cqHmDnU6IUo/UfYvkiKD-pI/AAAAAAAAEIs/6rNbrWl2n5U/s1600/10.jpg" />
            </a>
        </figure>
  <figure>
            <a href="#" title="Title for Caption">
                <img alt="" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-zneaAHQlNgI/UfYvnaCia6I/AAAAAAAAEJc/aKEJCLOExJA/s1600/8.jpg" />
            </a>
        </figure>
        <figure>
            <a href="#" title="Title for Caption">
                <img alt="" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-0l9Jf0vageQ/UfYvmpUuOKI/AAAAAAAAEJk/6412AvMPgJs/s1600/6.jpg" />
            </a>
        </figure>
        <figure>
            <a href="#" title="Title for Caption">
                <img alt="" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-oe6eNCRFrPs/UfYvlop75fI/AAAAAAAAEJE/atL7k6y5bpI/s1600/4.jpg" />
            </a>
        </figure>
  <figure>
            <a href="#" title="Title for Caption">
                <img alt="" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-a5Ek7XZxIyE/UfYvlUlOyxI/AAAAAAAAEJM/XyZzkVtklF4/s1600/3.jpg" />
            </a>
        </figure>
        <figure>
            <a href="#" title="Title for Caption2">
                <img alt="" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-xarVMAVA3YU/UfYvkhm4MCI/AAAAAAAAEIw/cehXZF6MeRw/s1600/2.jpg" />
            </a>
        </figure>
        <figure>
            <a href="#" title="Title for Caption">
                <img alt="" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-A6GKQkWlf4o/UfYvkYZjF0I/AAAAAAAAEIo/goOT3YD4D_Y/s1600/1.jpg" />
            </a>
        </figure>
    </div>
</div>

<script type='text/javascript' src='https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.7.2/jquery.min.js'></script>
<script type='text/javascript'>//<![CDATA[
(function($) {
    var config = {
        itemMargins: 5 // Distance between the thumbnails
    };
    var $thumbnailScroller = $('#BloggerSpiceCarouselSlider'),
        $container = $thumbnailScroller.find('.container'),
        $item = $container.find('figure'),
        item_length = $item.length,
        item_width = $item.outerWidth(),
        item_margin = config.itemMargins,
        total_width = (item_width + item_margin) * item_length,
        $window = $(window);
    $thumbnailScroller.css('overflow', 'hidden');
    $container.css('width', total_width);
    // Auto caption builder & hover effect
    $item.each(function(cap) {
        if ($(this).children().attr('title')) {
            cap = $(this).children().attr('title');
            $(this).children().removeAttr('title');
            $(this).append('<figcaption>' + cap + '</figcaption>');
        }
    }).hover(function() {
        $(this).find('figcaption').stop().animate({
            bottom: 0
        }, 200);
    }, function() {
        $(this).find('figcaption').stop().animate({
            bottom: -50
        }, 200);
    });
    $window.on("resize", function() {
        var o_l = $thumbnailScroller.offset().left,
            t_w = $thumbnailScroller.width(),
            c_w = total_width;
        $thumbnailScroller.on("mousemove", function(e) {
            if ($(this).width() < $container.width()) {
                $container.css('left', -((e.pageX - o_l) * (c_w - t_w) / t_w));
            }
        });
    }).trigger("resize");
})(jQuery);
//]]>
</script>


Customization

  • Change #333333 for Background color of CarouselSlider
  • Change #000000for Border colorCarouselSlider
  • Replace # with post link
  • Alter Title for Caption with Post title
  • Replace Image URL Here with post Image link
  • To add more link just add code like below after </figure>
 <figure>
            <a href="#" title="Title for Caption">
                <img alt="" src="Image URL Here" />
            </a>
        </figure>

If you need any help just feel free to contact me. I will help you to solve your problem.

35 Comments

  1. Abdul Samad Essani
    Oh! Great Bro Keep It Up Thinking For Use It
    • BloggerSpice
      thanks bro
    • Syed faiq ul hussain
      Mohammad Fazle Rabbi Please Follow My Blogger And Like My Facebook Page Pleaseeeee My Name Is Faiq-Ul-Hussain
  2. Techex
    Nice Sharing brother this slider help us very much
    thank you for sharing
    • BloggerSpice
      yeh Rizwan specially for highlighting featured posts. Thanks to see you here.
    • Syed faiq ul hussain
      Mohammad Fazle Rabbi Please Follow My Blogger And Like My Facebook Page Pleaseeeee My Name Is Faiq-Ul-Hussain
  3. Unknown
    Brother, you as always Bravo . you are cool.
    was looking it for my new blog.
    thanks a lot.
    your blog is turning a great resource.
    keep it going.

    my small blog
    www.parallelblogging.blogspot.com
    • BloggerSpice
      Thanks dilip for a beautiful comment.
    • Syed faiq ul hussain
      Mohammad Fazle Rabbi Please Follow My Blogger And Like My Facebook Page Pleaseeeee My Name Is Faiq-Ul-Hussain
  4. MM Nauman
    Thanks Bro Great Widget ...But Bro It Should Automatically Moves ...And I want to add extra urls what to to do......
    • BloggerSpice
      Hi Nauman,I have update this post for adding new links. for adding more link follow the updates from end of the posts.
  5. Unknown
    Hotep
    Great widget! I am already using it on my blog.I have one question,how do you make it only display on homepage.I added conditional tags that are supposed to make it show only my homepage,but it still shows on all other pages.my blog is www.knightsofimhotepebooklibrary.blogspot.com.

    Thanks
    • BloggerSpice
      Bro this widget is combination of CSS+JavaScript+CSS so its bit critical to add conditional tag. I will design different one where you can apply conditional tag. And thanks for your comment.
  6. Syed faiq ul hussain
    Mohammad Fazle Rabbi Please Follow My Blogger And Like My Facebook Page Pleaseeeee My Name Is Faiq-Ul-Hussain
  7. Syed faiq ul hussain
    Mohammad Fazle Rabbi Please Follow My Blogger And Like My Facebook Page Pleaseeeee My Name Is Faiq-Ul-Hussain
  8. shaikh iliyas
    great thanks brother
    regars from

    shayrikiduniya.com and mypremiumtrick.shayrikiduniya.com
  9. Unknown
    Is there anyway to make this carousel work in the presence of another caursel on your page.Im trying to add multiple slides but this one makes my other featured content slider not work
    • BloggerSpice
      Hi Asar..of course it will work..but you have to use JS file only once..suppose I have used https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.7.2/jquery.min.js file in the above tutorial. So if you want to use 2nd carousel then you must remove this js code line. Still confused :-? Duplication of JavaScript create conflict between 2 widget so use only one time.
  10. Unknown
    . you are cool.
    was looking it for my blog.
    thanks a lot.

    my blog is urweb4u.blogspot.com
  11. Unknown
    Thanks very much for this post Mohammad but i have a little problem with the size of the images what can i do for get the images goodlooking
    • BloggerSpice
      Hi Schon..Thank for dropping your comment. For changing the image you have to do it manually by using any Photo editing software like PhotoShop or any other online photo editing tools. And make the image size 150px width and 120px Height. After re-sizing upload image in any image hosting server and add the image URL in widget code. Thank you.
  12. Unknown
    NO MORE...... I LIKE YOU, I LIKE THE BED YOU
    • BloggerSpice
      Thanks Giaitri.. for dropping your comment. :-d
  13. Sir, it is being displayed vertically without front or back options please help, my site, http://musicmasti823.blogspot.com
    • BloggerSpice
      In this case you can use Random post widget. Please visit the below URL for the widget.


      http://www.bloggerspice.com/2013/09/add-random-post-widget-with-large-wide.html
  14. how can i use it inside blogger post
    i tried to use it but it work well .. it only work good when i put it into gadget html/js
    any idea ...
    please help..
    • BloggerSpice
      To make it work inside Blog Post please follow the below instruction...

      Step #1: Log in to your "Blogger account" and Go to your "Blogger Dashboard"

      Step #2: From Blogger Dashboard Click on -> Template -> Edit HTML

      Step #3: Now Find this code ]]></b:skin> by pressing Ctrl+F (Windows) or CMD+F (Mac)

      Step #4: Paste the below code Before/above]]></b:skin>


      #BloggerSpiceCarouselSlider {
      height:130px;
      background-color:#333333;
      border:10px solid #000000;
      position:relative;
      margin:50px 50px;
      overflow:auto;
      }
      /* CarouselSlider by www.bloggerspice.com */
      #BloggerSpiceCarouselSlider:before,
      #BloggerSpiceCarouselSlider:after {
      content:"";
      display:block;
      position:absolute;
      top:0;
      bottom:0;
      left:-4px;
      width:4px;
      height:100%;
      box-shadow:0 0 4px black;
      z-index:10;
      }
      #BloggerSpiceCarouselSlider:after {
      left:auto;
      right:-4px;
      }
      #BloggerSpiceCarouselSlider .container {
      position:absolute;
      top:0;
      left:0;
      margin:5px 0 0 5px;
      width:300%;
      hei…
  15. Unknown
    gracias muy bueno :)
    • BloggerSpice
      de nada ;)
  16. Alex
    Hey, First of all thanks.
    I found the right thing on your blog.
    But I want my recent posts to automatically go into the slider.
    Please help.
    • BloggerSpice
      Hi Alex :)
      Thanks for your query. Hopefully I will release a automatic slider Widget very soon.
  1. To insert a code use <i rel="pre">code_here</i>
  2. To insert a quote use <b rel="quote">your_qoute</b>
  3. To insert a picture use <i rel="image">url_image_here</i>
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