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The Carousel Widget allows you to place a container on your canvas that will display a series of Flexitive Pages or Assets as a slideshow. The slides in the Carousel Widget will automatically rotate on 5-second intervals. For an example of a carousel widget in a Flexitive design, check out the design below.



The Carousel Widget can be built to be fully responsive, so you can use the same widget on any size in your design project and it will still look good. 


To add a Carousel Widget to your Flexitive design, select the Widget icon, and scroll to the 'Interactive' dropdown. To add the Carousel Widget to your design, tap 'Carousel'.



Selecting the Carousel Widget will add the default Carousel to your canvas. This default carousel will not have any prepopulated slides. You will then need to add slides to your widget. 


Add an Image or Video as a Slide


To add an image or video to your Carousel Widget, open the Assets Panel and tap the 'Add to Widget' button next to the image or video you would like to add. Learn more about adding Assets here



When you add an element to the Carousel Widget, a corresponding Slide is created under the Carousel Settings Panel. 



Add a Flexitive Page as a Slide


You can add a Flexitive design to your Carousel Widget by embedding a Flexitive Page into your slides. To do so, open the Assets Panel and under 'Embed', select Page ID and enter the Design ID for the page you wish to display. Learn how to Find your Design ID here



Pages added to a Widget are referred to as Child Pages. You can edit the Child Page or your widget by selecting the pencil icon of the slide.   



For more information on how to edit the slides of your widget, check out our article on Child Pages.


Changing the Slide Order


To change the order of the slides, simply grab the Dotted Icon and move the slide to the desired position. 



Editing Widget Controls


In a Carousel Widget, you can control whether or not your Carousel will be able to Loop, and whether or not the option for Swipe Interaction will be available. Both the Loop and Swipe Controls are toggled to ON by default.



If the Loop option is set to ON, your widget will continually transition. If the last slide is being displayed, the next slide displayed will automatically jump back to the first slide.


If the Swipe option is set to ON, a user will be able to scroll through the slides by swiping on the widget.