The use of sliders in web design has become more and more popular and is definitely a trend these days. Everyone has a faster connection, better browsers and better computers and it higher expectations for websites to be interactive and dynamic. This has allowed and also forced web designers to use more fancy looking elements in their designs. A slider is a display of a series of selected images or HTML page elements. The terms slider and slide shows originates from the use of slides which have been around for many years – do you remember the overhead projector? Sliders in web design is an excellent way to showcase work, projects, products and they are typically placed on the best spot on websites – the front page above the fold. A easy way to get nice sliders on your site is using simple WordPress themes. The automatic sliding that most sites use creates and impression of the site being dynamic and live while at the same time using the best limited space on the site more effectively to show as much content as possible.
For this article I have found high quality, good looking and inspirational examples of slider in web design. I hope that these examples will serve as an inspiration for your next project.