Claim the free Multi Step Form - Learn How

Custom Arrows on Webflow Slider

Learn how to add custom arrow sliders to your webflow slider component

If you're anything like us then you've probably spent a bit of time playing around with the webflow slider arrows.
Often we need to position the arrows to suit a certain design and you might have started playing around with some absolute positioning and certain % / PX positioning.

This isn't always the best solution and you'll often find that it's broken on various viewports.
Soooo lets learn how to add any arrows into the slider and use a bit of custom code to turn them into the slider controls.

1 - Hide the Default / Native Slider Arrows

The first thing you'll want to do is hide the default slier arrows. Don't delete these, just change the display to hidden

2 - Build our custom arrows

Now let's build some custom arrows. Get creative and build these in any position you like. Here's our arrows. Just make sure you have a Left / Right arrow.

3 - Give the appropriate Class Names

Now let's give the class name 'slider-left' and 'slider-right' to the relevant arrows.

4 - Set the sliders #ID to communicate with our script.

Now let's give the slider a ID tag so that the script knows where to target. In this case our ID is 'flowbaseSlider'

5 - Add the custom script.

Add the following script into the websites custom code settings

var Webflow = Webflow || [];
Webflow.push(function() {
 var l = $('#flowbaseSlider .w-slider-arrow-left');
 var r = $('#flowbaseSlider .w-slider-arrow-right');
   .on('click', '.slider-left', function() {
   .on('click', '.slider-right', function() {

6 - Remove accidental highlighting (optional)

Sometimes the user will highlight the icon, this code will stop that from happening. It's entirely optional

<!-- No Highlight Tabs -->
.arrow {
 -webkit-touch-callout: none; /* iOS Safari */
   -webkit-user-select: none; /* Safari */
    -khtml-user-select: none; /* Konqueror HTML */
      -moz-user-select: none; /* Firefox */
       -ms-user-select: none; /* Internet Explorer/Edge */
           user-select: none; /* Non-prefixed version, currently
                                 supported by Chrome and Opera */                                  

That's it! Publish and preview your site.

This product is not yet available. Join us on twitter for updates.

What’s a Rich Text element?

The rich text element allows you to create and format headings, paragraphs, blockquotes, images, and video all in one place instead of having to add and format them individually. Just double-click and easily create content.

Static and dynamic content editing

A rich text element can be used with static or dynamic content. For static content, just drop it into any page and begin editing. For dynamic content, add a rich text field to any collection and then connect a rich text element to that field in the settings panel. Voila!

How to customize formatting for each rich text

Headings, paragraphs, blockquotes, figures, images, and figure captions can all be styled after a class is added to the rich text element using the "When inside of" nested selector system.

This product is not yet available. Join us on twitter for updates.