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CSS: CSS3 image slider with stylized thumbnails
= CSS3 image slider with stylized thumbnails =
* <!--
We will make a slider with stylized thumbnails using CSS3
The markup is very simple:
Radio Inputs
Labels with thumbnails to detect click event
Main Image
<div class="slider">
<input type="radio" name="slide_switch" id="id1"/>
<label for="id1">
<img src="" width="100"/>
<img src=""/>
<!--Lets show the second image by default on page load-->
<input type="radio" name="slide_switch" id="id2" checked="checked"/>
<label for="id2">
<img src="" width="100"/>
<img src=""/>
<input type="radio" name="slide_switch" id="id3"/>
<label for="id3">
<img src="" width="100"/>
<img src=""/>
<input type="radio" name="slide_switch" id="id4"/>
<label for="id4">
<img src="" width="100"/>
<img src=""/>
width: 640px; /*Same as width of the large image*/
position: relative;
/*Instead of height we will use padding*/
padding-top: 320px; /*That helps bring the labels down*/
margin: 100px auto;
/*Lets add a shadow*/
box-shadow: 0 10px 20px -5px rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.75);
/*Last thing remaining is to add transitions*/
position: absolute;
left: 0; top: 0;
transition: all 0.5s;
.slider input[name='slide_switch'] {
display: none;
.slider label {
/*Lets add some spacing for the thumbnails*/
margin: 18px 0 0 18px;
border: 3px solid #999;
float: left;
cursor: pointer;
transition: all 0.5s;
/*Default style = low opacity*/
opacity: 0.6;
.slider label img{
display: block;
/*Time to add the click effects*/
.slider input[name='slide_switch']:checked+label {
border-color: #666;
opacity: 1;
/*Clicking any thumbnail now should change its opacity(style)*/
/*Time to work on the main images*/
.slider input[name='slide_switch'] ~ img {
opacity: 0;
transform: scale(1.1);
/*That hides all main images at a 110% size
On click the images will be displayed at normal size to complete the effect
.slider input[name='slide_switch']:checked+label+img {
opacity: 1;
transform: scale(1);
/*----- End of CSS3 image slider with stylized thumbnails ------*/
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