The Post Carousel Lite Widget is a great way to showcase posts in an interactive carousel layout using Elementor. You can turn on or off different parts of the post carousel to make it suitable exactly for your needs. Its advanced post query options will give you full control to filter your posts exactly the way you want.
Let’s look at each of the options in the “Post Carousel Lite Widget” below.
Install Post Carousel Lite Widget for Elementor
This widget requires Unlimited Elements Free version installed and activated on your WordPress website.
- Go to Unlimited Elements Widget Library
- Search in the search bar for “Post Carousel Lite”
- Hover over the widget in the search results and click install
- Add your “Post Carousel Lite” widget to any Elementor Page
Post Image Size
Choose the desired post image size from given options.
- Medium Large
- Full Size
Turn on/off the autoplay option.
On/Off the loop option for carousel items.
Autoplay Hover Pause
Choosing yes will cause autoplay to pause on hover.
Number of items
Select the number of items you want to display at a time.
Give margin between two items.
Set the time between autoplay of two slides.
Set the time for transition animation duration.
Type custom text for the button.
Intro Number of Characters
Choose the number of characters to display as intro in slides.
Slide to Scroll
You can slide to scroll the carousel.
Stage Padding Type
Set the stage padding to create an offset layout.
Turn the carousel right to left.
Show or hide elements in Post Carousel Lite.
Show/Hide nav arrow icon on the slide.
Show/Hide dots for the navigation.
Choose any of the options from the given list to show the categories of the post
- All Categories
- Only Main Category
- By Taxonomy
Show/Hide the date element.
Show Time Ago
Show/Hide time ago element.
Text Before Time Ago
Type text to show before time ago element.
Time Ago Icon
Choose an icon for time ago.
Show/Hide the title of the post.
Show/Hide the intro for the post.
Show/Hide the button.
Nav Arrow Settings
Choose a custom icon for Left Arrow from the icon library.
Choose a custom icon for Right Arrow from the icon library.
Post Query Setting
Select the exact posts you want to show on your Post Card Carousel.
Choose any of the below options for your post source.
- Current Query Post
- Custom Posts
- Related Posts
- Manual Selection
Choose the type of post you want to display.
Include the posts from different options given below
- Include Sticky Posts
- Get Only Sticky Posts
- Post Parent
- Post Meta
- Most Viewed
- ID's from PHP function
- ID's from Post Meta
- ID's from Dynamic Field
Include By Terms
Choose specific posts that you would like to include from your selection by adding rules.
- Include By Terms Relation
- Include Terms Children
Choose specific posts that you would like to exclude from your selection by adding rules.
- Current Posts
- Post Without Featured Image
- Posts with current category
- Posts with current tags
- Avoid Duplicates
- ID's from Dynamic Field
To know more about post query setting, please visit our article on Advanced Post Selection
Post Pagination and Filtering
Display the pagination for your post carousel lite.
- Using Pagination Widget
Enable Post Filtering
When turned on you can use all the post-filter widgets like tab filters, load more and infinite scroll.
- Ajax and URL change - Will change the URL each time the filter changes and add the possibility to use browser back navigation.
Learn more about the different Ajax filters that can work with the Post Carousel Lite in the links bellow:
Post Carousel Lite Widget Styling
Every aspect of the widget’s design can be controlled through different styling options. Choose colors that complement the style of your website. You can modify the text, icons, fonts, and layout to make the widget look and work the way you want.
Set the image height, image fit, radius, border, margin, and shadow.
In this section, set the content padding, background, alignment, and minimum height.
Style the color, typography, and spacing of post category.
Here, you can style the date color, typography, and spacing.
You can style the color, typography, and spacing of title element.
Set the intro color, typography, and spacing.
Style the typography, padding, radius, background, text color, spacing, and border of button element.
Nav Dots Styling
This section lets you set the size, color, spacing, and alignment of nav dots.
Nav Arrows Styling
You can set the spacing, positioning, radius, background, and icon color of nav arrows.
Here are some live use cases for the Post Carousel Lite Widget.