Smart Slider 3 free version is great if you would like to create a layer slider for free. In the free version you can choose from 6 different types of layer: heading, text, image, button, even you can create a Vimeo or YouTube slider. So with Smart Slider 3 you can build your unique and colorful slider with using layers.
Every layer is customizable, for example at the heading or text layer you can change the font family or color, you can use margins or padding and set a little shadow or a background. Actually you can customize everything that people usually want to change. And if it isn’t enough, if you write a custom CSS there is an option to use this class at your layer.
You can import this Smart Slider 3 template from the Template Library and after that you can customize it. You can change the background and the layers too, add a new slide or set a slider autoplay. The slider was built in content mode which works like a page builder, and it is enough if you put your layers with a simple drag & drop on the slide. You can even use columns and rows which can help you make a good structure.
An important part of the slider can be the button layer on the bottom which can call the visitors to take an action and click on that. With the button you can navigate them to another page. Buttons can also be important if you create a Post slider, and put the Post url variable with a Read more text on the button, and the user can go to the actual post and read it.
The background has a black overlay with a little opacity. This is an important setting which makes the text more legible, and the visitor can focus on the layers and not on the background.
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