Make Your Blog More Dynamic with a Slider

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When you read the word “slider,” what do you think of?

Baseball? Burgers? How about blogs?

The best way to build an audience is to produce awesome content — write posts that your readers will devour, and keep them coming back for more. But what about the visitors who randomly stumble upon your blog? How do you grab their attention in the first place?

Enter the slider. A slider is a webpage element used to highlight a group of selected posts. The slider displays one post at a time, transitioning from one to the next automatically or at the click of a button. Often, the slider looks like a fancy slideshow located near the top of your site (in fact, a slideshow is a type of slider).

A slideshow of sliders — pretty meta, right?

When used effectively, sliders give your site a more dynamic feel. Then again, some web designers…

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