How to Make an Icon Box Slider for Quick Navigation
Icon box sliders are a quick way to add visuals to functional navigation.
Icons can be found everywhere -- both in the real world and online. Icons can help make content easier to memorize and understand. Appropriate icons can also save space from a potential overload of copy in your website's design. Icons even give your website a touch of personality.
You can combine icon boxes into a slider for engaging and streamline navigation. Rather than a massive drop down list filled with text, condense a user's navigation options to one simple, visuals-inspired icon box.
The HTML just utilizes some standard Bootstrap classes to help format the various boxes within a single carousel container. The FontAwesome classes are then primarily used to include an icon:
The CSS uses some standard styling mixed with hover classes for a professional interactive effect:
Lastly, we just need to use Slick's default initialization code to activate the slider:
With just a few lines of code, you now can have an agency-quality slider that is intutive to users and which enables you to highlight choice links.