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Featured jQuery Content Slider For Blogger Blog (Style 1)

Spice up your blogger blog using this awesome jquery content slider style 1. This is a good technique to show several pieces of your content with summary and featured image photo displayed. Today I will teach you how to add this features into your blog, I’ve created a demo, if you want to see just visit this demo page.

Featured jQuery Content Slider For Blogger Blog (Style 1)

How To Add jQuery Content Slider To Blogger Blog?

  • Login to your blogger account.
  • Go to Template » Edit HTML (Make sure you have a back template).
Must Read: How To Backup Blogger Template
  • Find ]]></b:skin> tag by pressing Ctrl + F.
  • Copy the code below.

Code:

#featured{
width:400px;
padding-right:250px;
position:relative;
height:250px;
background:#fff;
border:5px solid #ccc;
}
#featured ul.ui-tabs-nav{
position:absolute;
top:0; left:400px;
list-style:none;
padding:0; margin:0;
width:250px;
}
#featured ul.ui-tabs-nav li{
padding:1px 0; padding-left:13px;
font-size:12px;
color:#666;
}
#featured ul.ui-tabs-nav li span{
font-size:11px; font-family:Verdana;
line-height:18px;
}

#featured .ui-tabs-panel{
width:400px; height:250px;
background:#999; position:relative;
overflow:hidden;
}
#featured .ui-tabs-hide{
display:none;
}

#featured li.ui-tabs-nav-item a{/*On Hover Style*/
display:block;
height:60px;
color:#333; background:#fff;
line-height:20px;
outline:none;
}
#featured li.ui-tabs-nav-item a:hover{
background:#f2f2f2;
}
#featured li.ui-tabs-selected{ /*Selected tab style*/
background:url('selected-item.gif') top left no-repeat;
}
#featured ul.ui-tabs-nav li.ui-tabs-selected a{
background:#ccc;
}

#featured ul.ui-tabs-nav li img{
float:left; margin:2px 5px;
background:#fff;
padding:2px;
border:1px solid #eee;
}
#featured .ui-tabs-panel .info{
position:absolute;
top:180px; left:0;
height:70px; width: 400px;
background: url('transparent-bg.png');
}
#featured .info h2{
font-size:18px; font-family:Georgia, serif;
color:#fff; padding:5px; margin:0;
overflow:hidden;
}
#featured .info p{
margin:0 5px;
font-family:Verdana; font-size:11px;
line-height:15px; color:#f0f0f0;
}
#featured .info a{
text-decoration:none;
color:#fff;
}
#featured .info a:hover{
text-decoration:underline;
}
  • Paste it before ]]></b:skin> tag.
  • Save the template first before proceeding to the next step.
  • After that find </head> tag again press Ctrl + F input the tag and hit enter.
  • Copy the code below.

Code:

<script src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.3.2/jquery.min.js" type="text/javascript">
<script src='http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jqueryui/1.5.3/jquery-ui.min.js' type='text/javascript'/>
<script type='text/javascript'>
$(document).ready(function(){
$(&quot;#featured &gt; ul&quot;).tabs({fx:{opacity: &quot;toggle&quot;}}).tabs(&quot;rotate&quot;, 5000, true);
});
</script>
  • Paste it before </head> tag.
  • Save the template again.
  • After that proceed to the Layout section of your blogger blog (In this section, we need to add the last code) .
  • Click Add a Gadget and find the HTML/JavaScript.
  • Copy the code below and paste it at the content area (Don’t add title) then save.

Code:

<div id='featured'>
<ul class='ui-tabs-nav'>
<li class='ui-tabs-nav-item ui-tabs-selected' id='nav-fragment-1'><a href='#fragment-1'><img alt='pic1' src='http://i49.tinypic.com/e1aohv.jpg'/><span>Title</span></a></li>
<li class='ui-tabs-nav-item' id='nav-fragment-2'><a href='#fragment-2'><img alt='blogger' src='http://i438.photobucket.com/albums/qq108/fooble11/image2-small.jpg'/><span>Title</span></a></li>
<li class='ui-tabs-nav-item' id='nav-fragment-3'><a href='#fragment-3'><img alt='buzz' src='http://i438.photobucket.com/albums/qq108/fooble11/new1.jpg'/><span>Title</span></a></li>
<li class='ui-tabs-nav-item' id='nav-fragment-4'><a href='#fragment-4'><img alt='chat' src='http://i50.tinypic.com/34xfg4m.jpg'/><span>Title</span></a></li>
</ul>
<!-- First Content -->
<div class='ui-tabs-panel' id='fragment-1' style=''>
<img alt='mac' src='http://i47.tinypic.com/rsbi80.jpg'/>
<div class='info'>
<h3><a href='#'>Title</a></h3>
<p>Description goes here, this is just a test description....<a href='#'>read more</a></p>
</div>
</div>
<!-- Second Content -->
<div class='ui-tabs-panel ui-tabs-hide' id='fragment-2' style=''>
<img alt='' src='http://i50.tinypic.com/33kprh5.jpg'/>
<div class='info'>
<h3><a href='#'>Title</a></h3>
<p>Description goes here, this is just a test description....<a href='#'>read more</a></p>
</div>
</div>
<!-- Third Content -->
<div class='ui-tabs-panel ui-tabs-hide' id='fragment-3' style=''>
<img alt='' src='http://i47.tinypic.com/2191lqt.jpg'/>
<div class='info'>
<h3><a href='#'>Title</a></h3>
<p>Description goes here, this is just a test description....<a href='#'>read more</a></p>
</div>
</div>
<!-- Fourth Content -->
<div class='ui-tabs-panel ui-tabs-hide' id='fragment-4' style=''>
<img alt='' src='http://i48.tinypic.com/10pwp3o.jpg'/>
<div class='info'>
<h3><a href='#'>Title</a></h3>
<p>Description goes here, this is just a test description....<a href='#'>read more</a></p>
</div>
</div> </div>
  • The gadget must be placed below header of your Layout section.
  • View your blog homepage.

Customization:

  • Blue: Change the feature URL .
  • Green: Change the feature image URL.
  • Orange: Change the feature title.
  • Red:  Change the feature description.

Goodluck! Hope this article helped you to improved your blog. Feel free to ask if you have any question regarding to this article you can post in comment box below.