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How to Create a Pure CSS3 Slideshow

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Today we will develop a cool CSS3 slideshow (without any JavaScript). The slideshow will contain left and right navigation buttons, images, and a tracker bar. We'll use left/right buttons or the extra tracker bar to navigate through the images.

Here is our final result:

CSS3 gallery result


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Ok, download the example files and let's start coding !


Step 1. HTML

Here is the full html code for our slideshow.

index.html

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en" >
    <head>
        <meta charset="utf-8" />
        <title>Pure CSS3 Slideshow | Script Tutorials</title>
        <link href="css/layout.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" />
        <link href="css/slideshow.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" />
    </head>
    <body>
        <header>
            <h2>Pure CSS3 Slideshow</h2>
            <a href="http://www.script-tutorials.com/how-to-create-a-pure-css3-slideshow/" class="stuts">Back to original tutorial on <span>Script Tutorials</span></a>
        </header>
        <div class="container" id="container">

            <!-- caps, non-existent items -->
            <span id="slide1" class="cap"></span>
            <span id="slide2" class="cap"></span>
            <span id="slide3" class="cap"></span>
            <span id="slide4" class="cap"></span>
            <span id="slide5" class="cap"></span>

            <ul class="slider">
                <!-- left arrow -->
                <li class="lArrow">
                    <a href="#slide5" class="a5"></a>
                    <a href="#slide4" class="a4"></a>
                    <a href="#slide3" class="a3"></a>
                    <a href="#slide2" class="a2"></a>
                    <a href="#slide1" class="a1"></a>
                </li>
                <!-- slides -->
                <li class="slides">
                    <img src="images/0.jpg" alt="" class="g0" />
                    <img src="images/1.jpg" alt="" class="g1" />
                    <img src="images/2.jpg" alt="" class="g2" />
                    <img src="images/3.jpg" alt="" class="g3" />
                    <img src="images/4.jpg" alt="" class="g4" />
                    <img src="images/5.jpg" alt="" class="g5" />
                </li>
                <!-- right arrow -->
                <li class="rArrow">
                    <a href="#slide5" class="a5"></a>
                    <a href="#slide4" class="a4"></a>
                    <a href="#slide3" class="a3"></a>
                    <a href="#slide2" class="a2"></a>
                    <a href="#slide1" class="a1"></a>
                </li>
                <!-- tracker -->
                <li class="track">
                    <a href="#slide1" class="tr1"></a>
                    <a href="#slide2" class="tr2"></a>
                    <a href="#slide3" class="tr3"></a>
                    <a href="#slide4" class="tr4"></a>
                    <a href="#slide5" class="tr5"></a>
                </li>
            </ul>

        </div>
    </body>
</html>

Step 2. CSS

Now – all CSS styles:

css/slideshow.css

span.cap {
    display:none;
}
ul.slider {
    margin:0 auto;
    height:455px;
    list-style:none;
    position:relative;
    width:706px;
}
ul.slider li {
    float:left;

    -moz-transition: 1s;
    -ms-transition: 1s;
    -o-transition: 1s;
    -webkit-transition: 1s;
    transition: 1s;
}
ul.slider li.slides {
    border:1px solid #888;
    height:453px;
    overflow:hidden;
    position:relative;
    width:604px;
    z-index:10;

    -moz-transition: 1s;
    -ms-transition: 1s;
    -o-transition: 1s;
    -webkit-transition: 1s;
    transition: 1s;
}
ul.slider li.slides img {
    display:block;
    left:50%;
    opacity:0;
    position:absolute;
    top:0;

    -moz-transform: scale(0.5);
    -ms-transform: scale(0.5);
    -o-transform: scale(0.5);
    -webkit-transform: scale(0.5);
    transform: scale(0.5);

    -moz-transition: 1s;
    -ms-transition: 1s;
    -o-transition: 1s;
    -webkit-transition: 1s;
    transition: 1s;
}
ul.slider li.slides img.g1,
ul.slider li.slides img.g2,
ul.slider li.slides img.g3,
ul.slider li.slides img.g4,
ul.slider li.slides img.g5 {
    margin-left:-302px
}
ul.slider li.lArrow,
ul.slider li.rArrow {
    background-color:#bbb;
    border:2px solid #888;
    height:451px;
    position:relative;
    width:48px;
    z-index:5;
}
ul.slider li.lArrow {
    border-radius:100px 0 0 100px;
    border-width:2px 0 2px 2px;
}
ul.slider li.rArrow {
    border-radius:0 100px 100px 0;
    border-width:2px 2px 2px 0;
}
ul.slider li.lArrow a,
ul.slider li.rArrow a {
    display:block;
    height:100%;
    left:0;
    position:absolute;
    top:0;
    width:50px;
}
ul.slider li.lArrow:hover {
    background-color:#eee;
    left:2px;
}
ul.slider li.rArrow:hover {
    background-color:#eee;
    left:-2px;
}
ul.slider li.track {
    background-color:rgba(255,255,255,0.3);
    clear:left;
    height:25px;
    margin-left:51px;
    margin-top:-25px;
    position:relative;
    text-align:center;
    width:604px;
    z-index:20;
}
ul.slider li.track a {
    background-color:#fff;
    display:inline-block;
    height:15px;
    margin:5px;
    width:10px;

    border-radius:5px;
    -moz-box-shadow:2px 1px 1px #000000;
    -ms-box-shadow:2px 1px 1px #000000;
    -webkit-box-shadow:2px 1px 1px #000000);
    -o-box-shadow:2px 1px 1px #000000;
    box-shadow:2px 1px 1px #000000;
}
ul.slider li.track a:hover {
    background-color:#0f0;
}
span#slide1:target ~ ul.slider li.slides .g1,
span#slide2:target ~ ul.slider li.slides .g2,
span#slide3:target ~ ul.slider li.slides .g3,
span#slide4:target ~ ul.slider li.slides .g4,
span#slide5:target ~ ul.slider li.slides .g5 {
    opacity:1;

    -moz-transform: scale(1);
    -ms-transform: scale(1);
    -o-transform: scale(1);
    -webkit-transform: scale(1);
    transform: scale(1);
}
ul.slider li.slides .g0 {
    margin-left:-302px;
    opacity:1;

    -moz-transform: scale(1);
    -ms-transform: scale(1);
    -o-transform: scale(1);
    -webkit-transform: scale(1);
    transform: scale(1);
}
span#slide1:target ~ ul.slider li.slides .g0,
span#slide2:target ~ ul.slider li.slides .g0,
span#slide3:target ~ ul.slider li.slides .g0,
span#slide4:target ~ ul.slider li.slides .g0,
span#slide5:target ~ ul.slider li.slides .g0 {
    opacity:0;

    -moz-transform: scale(0);
    -ms-transform: scale(0);
    -o-transform: scale(0);
    -webkit-transform: scale(0);
    transform: scale(0);
}
span#slide1:target ~ ul.slider li.track .tr1,
span#slide2:target ~ ul.slider li.track .tr2,
span#slide3:target ~ ul.slider li.track .tr3,
span#slide4:target ~ ul.slider li.track .tr4,
span#slide5:target ~ ul.slider li.track .tr5 {
    background-color:#f00;
}

span#slide1:target ~ ul.slider li.lArrow a,
span#slide1:target ~ ul.slider li.rArrow a {z-index:10}
span#slide1:target ~ ul.slider li.rArrow .a2 {z-index:100}
span#slide1:target ~ ul.slider li.lArrow .a8 {z-index:100}

span#slide2:target ~ ul.slider li.lArrow a,
span#slide2:target ~ ul.slider li.rArrow a {z-index:10}
span#slide2:target ~ ul.slider li.rArrow .a3 {z-index:100}
span#slide2:target ~ ul.slider li.lArrow .a1 {z-index:100}

span#slide3:target ~ ul.slider li.lArrow a,
span#slide3:target ~ ul.slider li.rArrow a {z-index:10}
span#slide3:target ~ ul.slider li.rArrow .a4 {z-index:100}
span#slide3:target ~ ul.slider li.lArrow .a2 {z-index:100}

span#slide4:target ~ ul.slider li.lArrow a,
span#slide4:target ~ ul.slider li.rArrow a {z-index:10}
span#slide4:target ~ ul.slider li.rArrow .a5 {z-index:100}
span#slide4:target ~ ul.slider li.lArrow .a3 {z-index:100}

span#slide5:target ~ ul.slider li.lArrow a,
span#slide5:target ~ ul.slider li.rArrow a {z-index:10}
span#slide5:target ~ ul.slider li.rArrow .a6 {z-index:100}
span#slide5:target ~ ul.slider li.lArrow .a4 {z-index:100}

The css for the page layout (layout.css) is not included in the article. But, as always, it's available in the download package.



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Conclusion

That's all -- really easy, isn’t it? The result was great as usual. I hope that our nice tips help you. Good luck!

 

Source: http://www.script-tutorials.com/how-to-create-a-pure-css3-slideshow/

 

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