- To learn how to create an image slider as a background, see Background Image Slider.
To access the content editor, right-click the widget, and click Edit Content.
To add an image to the slider, click Add Image or by click any blank image spot. This opens the image picker. You have the following options:
- Select the folder with images you want to use.
- Click the + icon to upload your own image.
- Click Full View for more image choice options.
In the Content Editor, click the gray X at the top corner of the image thumbnail to delete it.
Click to select an existing image/slide in the Content tab of the content editor. This opens the Image Settings and where the slides content can be edited.
You have the following additional options in the Image Settings:
- Add Link to Slide. Makes the whole image a button that can be linked.
- Slider Title. Adds large text to the slider image. To hide the title, click the eye icon (this will apply to only this image/slide).
- Slider Caption. Adds smaller text to the slider image below the title text. Use the text editor to add color, emphasis (bold, italics and underline), and bullets to text in the caption box. To hide the caption, click the eye icon (this will apply to only this image/slide).
- Button. Adds a button to the slider image that can be linked like a button widget. To hide the button, click the eye icon (this will apply to only this image/slide).
- Alt Text. Adds alternate text to display for SEO reasons or when the image cannot be displayed.
Edit and Replace Images
- To open the image picker and select a different image, click Replace.
- To open the built-in image editor to add features and styles to an image, click Edit.
To access the design editor, right-click the widget, and click Edit Design.
To view the available layout options and to change the layout, click the thumbnail.
On the design editor, scroll to transition and configure the following:
- Slider transition. Select Fade or Slide.
- Slideshow speed. Move the slider to select a speed between 1 and 20 seconds.
- Pause slideshow on hover.
- Content animation. Select an animation from the drop-down list.
Display Full Images
When images are added to the image slider, they will not be displayed in their natural dimensions. These images are displayed to fill the image slider dimensions, so images can become stretched or blurry. To display images in its natural dimensions, on the design editor, click Frame, and then click the Display full image toggle.
For information about design options that are not specific to this widget (for example, layout, style, or spacing), see Widget Design.