Today we are going to show you how you can create a slider in WordPress Website And make your website cool and awesome.
So, after reading this blog, you’ll be able to create different types of sliders like a compact slider or a full-screen slider. So, make sure you read this blog till the end to know how you can do it.
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We’re Going To Create A Slider In WordPress In 3 Steps.
1# Download The Slider Plugin.
“Download the Slider Plugin” this plugin is going to help us create a slider in WordPress. So to download the plugin, Just click the link, And it will take you to the download page. Now this is the plugin we’re going to use to create our slider.
So, let’s click get it now And click ‘download’ And then, “download” again and then click this link to start the download Okay, so now the plugin will be downloaded to your computer Once it’s downloaded.
# 2 Install, this plugin on our website.
To install this plugin let’s go to our WordPress dashboard and go to plugins and click “Add new” Now click “Upload Plugin” And drag and drop this file ‘here’ and it will be selected Now let’s click “Install now” And ‘Activate plugin’ Okay! so now the plugin is installed on our website.
And Once it’s installed, you’ll see a new button, called “Smart Slider” So once you’ve installed the plugin, it’s time to ‘create’ your 1st slider. So to create a slider in WordPress let’s click ‘smart slider’ Now, here we have 2 options to create our slider.
The 1st option is to create a slider in WordPress manually and the 2nd which is the faster option is to choose a slider design from ‘the template library’So to make the slider faster, let’s click template library.
And, here you’ll find a lot of designs for your slider Now, if you want to see only the free designs You can click here and it’ll show you only the free designs And if you want to see more premium designs, you can click here, and it will show you the premium ones.
##So first, let’s try the free designs.
So we’ll click “free” Now if you want to see how the slider will look like just click it And you’ll see, the preview of how the slider will look on your site. Now if you like this slider, and you want to add it to your site just close this click “import” to bring the slider into our site.
Okay! So now, the slider has been imported, into our site And you can see that we have these 3 slides in the slider Now if you want to see a preview just click on preview And you can see how the slider looks like So now we know, how to create a slider.
3# Add the Slider to our Website.
So to add this slider to our website. Let’s close this and then go to our site, by clicking ‘visit site’ Okay, so this is the site. In order to add the slider to your website, all you need to do is to go to the page, where you want to add the slider.
And then click edit with Elementor now the Elementor plugin will help you to create pages like this as we showed in an image. So, once you creating pages using Elementor you can add your slider to the page So let’s say you want to add the slider, to your home page.
Just click home And click “edit with Elementor” and it will take you to this editing section. Now go to the place where you want to add the slider, and click the ‘plus’ icon. And here you can see that we have the smart slider element.
So let’s drag this element and drop it, And it will ask you, to choose the slider that you want to add. So we’ll select the slider which we created and that’s it! you can see that the slider has been added to our page.
##So What Next.
Now, to save this you just have to click ‘update’ and then view the page by clicking. So as you can see we have successfully added, the slider to our homepage. So, now we know how to create a slider and add it to a page.
Next, let’s see how we can edit text and this image on the slider Okay. So to edit the slider let’s go to ‘smart slider’. And then go to edit and click the name of the slider, that you want to edit. Now here you see that we have these 3 slides.
To edit any slide, just click edit And it will take you to this “editing section’.
Now if you want to change this text Just click it And then change the text.
So you can change “any” text the same way now if you want to change the link of this button.
You just click it And change the link. And you can also change the name of this button by typing your text.
Once you’re done you can close this And now, if you want to change this image Just click it. And then select the image and then drag and drop your image.
So you’re done with the changes you can save it by clicking ‘save’ And all the changes will be saved. So now let’s view the site.
And you can see that the slide has all the changes we made. So, this is how you can add a slider to your WordPress site. Now if you want more designs for your slider just go to ‘smart slider’ and click ‘dashboard’.
And then go to the template library again and choose ‘premium’ to get much better designs than the free ones.
So if you like any of the pro sliders you can get it by purchasing the pro version. So when you buy the pro version, you’ll be able to get all of the sliders listed here.
In this way, you can create a slider in WordPress. Now if you want to find more useful tools like this, for your website Then make sure you visit our blog to get the best tools you can use for your website, Okay, So, that’s it, guys.