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Community Beginner ,
Feb 01, 2023 Feb 01, 2023

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Can a HTML page be used inside of a carousel in place of an image?

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LEGEND , Feb 01, 2023 Feb 01, 2023

You will have to include the html page via an iframe assuming you mean you want to include a whole complete html page which includes body tags..........l cant see why it wouldn't work but it doesn't sound like a good idea to me unless this html page has limited information. Sounds to me like a user would be really frustrated if they started reading the page and it moved sideways after a few seconds. Carousels are meant to house very short snippets of information, like a caption, a link and an im

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Feb 01, 2023 Feb 01, 2023

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What carousel are you using? Some pre-made scripts are designed to only work with a particular content type, thus what you are asking to do might be outside the scope of what the script is capable of handling. But if this is something you programmed yourself, yes, data can live outside the carousel and pulled in.

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Feb 01, 2023 Feb 01, 2023

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I'm using a pre-made bootstrap script for the carousel.  Works just fine with images, but now my boss would like me to have it pull in a html page as one of the slides.

 

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You will have to include the html page via an iframe assuming you mean you want to include a whole complete html page which includes body tags..........l cant see why it wouldn't work but it doesn't sound like a good idea to me unless this html page has limited information. Sounds to me like a user would be really frustrated if they started reading the page and it moved sideways after a few seconds. Carousels are meant to house very short snippets of information, like a caption, a link and an image or just the image.

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Feb 02, 2023 Feb 02, 2023

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Thank you, the iframe worked great.

 

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Feb 01, 2023 Feb 01, 2023

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Yes, Bootstrap Carousel can support HTML text, images, lightboxes or videos, if it's set-up correctly.  See examples below:

https://mdbootstrap.com/docs/standard/components/carousel/

 

Nancy O'Shea— Product User, Community Expert & Moderator
Alt-Web Design & Publishing ~ Web : Print : Graphics : Media

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Take a screen shot of the page and use that as one of the images.

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Also resize the screenshot to fit your Carousel.

 

Nancy O'Shea— Product User, Community Expert & Moderator
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