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Conrad Cortes
Conrad Cortes
8,418 Points

jquery

Does anyone know if there is a specific lesson I can view on here to build a jquery slider or slide show?

1 Answer

Aaron Elliott
Aaron Elliott
11,738 Points

Here's One that I am working on,

HTML

      <div class="slider" >


          <div class="slides">


          <div class="slide" id="slide_1" style="background-image:url(img/ducks.jpg); background-size:cover;">

            <div id="slide" class="slideContent">

            <h1 id="slideTitle">slide one</h1>

            </div>

          </div>

          <div class="slide" id="slide_1" style="background-image:url(img/mefrontpage.jpg); background-size:cover;">

            <div id="slide" class="slideContent">

            <h1 id="slideTitle">slide two</h1>

            </div>

          </div>

                    <div class="slide" id="slide_1" style="background-image:url(img/ducks.jpg); background-size:cover;">

            <div id="slide" class="slideContent">

            <h1 id="slideTitle">slide three</h1>

            </div>

          </div>

          <div class="slide" id="slide_1" style="background-image:url(img/mefrontpage2.jpg); background-size:cover;">

            <div id="slide" class="slideContent">

            <h1 id="slideTitle">really super long title example...</h1>

            </div>

          </div>

          </div>

          <li class="fb-btn left" id="sliderLeft">&#10094</li>

          <li class="fb-btn right" id="sliderRight">&#10095</li>

        </div>


        <div class="slide-buttons"></div>

JS (Citation JavaScript and jQuery by Jon Ducket )

$('.slider').each(function(){
    var $this = $(this);
    var $group = $this.find('.slides');
    var $slides = $this.find('.slide');
    var buttonArray = [];
    var currentIndex = 0;
    var timeout;
    var slideTimer = 8000;

    var $backButton = $this.find('#sliderLeft');
    var $forwardButton = $this.find('#sliderRight');

  function move(newIndex){
    var animateLeft, slideLieft;
    advance();
    if($group.is(':animated') || currentIndex === newIndex){
      return;
    }
    buttonArray[currentIndex].removeClass('active');
    buttonArray[newIndex].addClass('active');

    if (newIndex > currentIndex){
      slideLeft = '100%';
      animateLeft = "-100%";
    }else{
      slideLeft = '-100%';
      animateLeft = '100%';
    }
    $slides.eq(newIndex).css( {left: slideLeft, display: 'block'} );

    $group.animate( {left: animateLeft} , function(){
      $slides.eq(currentIndex).css({display:'none'});
      $slides.eq(newIndex).css({left:0});
      $group.css({left:0});
      currentIndex = newIndex;
    });
  }
 function advance() {                   
    clearTimeout(timeout);           
    timeout = setTimeout(function() {     
      if (currentIndex < ($slides.length - 1)) { 
        move(currentIndex + 1);          
      } else {                           
        move(0);                       
      }
    }, slideTimer);                              
  }
      $backButton.on('click', function(){

          if(currentIndex === 0){
            move(3)
          }else{
             move(currentIndex - 1);
          }
      });
            $forwardButton.on('click', function(){
                  if(currentIndex === 3){
            move(0)
          }else{
             move(currentIndex + 1);
          }
      });
  $.each($slides, function(index){

    var $button = $('<button type="button" class="slide-btn">&bull;</button>');
    if (index === currentIndex){
      $button.addClass('active');
    }
    $button.on('click', function(){
      move(index);
    }).appendTo('.slide-buttons');
    buttonArray.push($button);
    });
  advance();
  });

CSS

/*SLIDER CSS*/
.fb-btn{
    color:#fff; 
    list-style: none;
    width:12%;
    padding-top: 325px;
    padding-bottom: 325px;
    position:absolute;
    top:0px;
    text-align: center;
    font-size: 32px;
    cursor: pointer;

}
.fb-btn:hover{ 
    background-color:rgba(0,0,0,0.25);

}
.left{
    left:0px;
}
.right{
    right:0px;
}
.slide-buttons{
    text-align:center;
    margin:0 auto;
    position:relative;
    margin-top:-44px;
    max-width:310px;
}
.slide-btn{
    font-size: 3em;
    width: 50px;
    border:none;
    padding: 0;
    margin: 0;
    background-color: rgba(245,245,245,0.0);
    color: #EEEEEE;
}
.slide-btn:hover{

    color: #AAAAAA;

}
.active{
    color:#f2592a;
}
.active:hover{
    color:#f9a23e;
}
.slider{
    position:relative;
    overflow: hidden;
    height: 650px;
    border-bottom: solid medium #F0F0F0;
    background-color: #000;

}
.slides{
    width:100%;
    height:100%;
    position:relative;

}
.slide{
    width:100%;
    height: 100%;
    display:none;
    position:absolute;
}
.slideContent{
            margin-left: auto;
        margin-right: auto;
        width: 76%;
        max-width:1100px;
        font-family: 'Oswald', sans-serif;
}
.slide:first-child{
    display:block;
}
#slide{
    height: 700px;
    position: relative;
    margin: 0 auto;
}

#slideTitle{
    color: #FBFBFB;
    padding: 10px;
    font-size: 4em;
    position: absolute;
    bottom:150px;
    font-variant: small-caps;
}

..really should get a codepen account