The Remote Arrows widget can be used to connect with other widgets and control them. In this article you will learn how to use the Remote Arrows widget on your website and use it to create advanced interactive layouts.
Choose Any Widget from Unlimited Elements Widget Library
In order to start using the Remote Arrows widget, you will first have to decide what widget you want to control with Remote Arrows widget. Remote Arrows widget can connect to a variety of widgets from Unlimited Elements widget library. Add a widget that supports Remote Control to the page and enable Remote connection, so that the widget will be able to connect with the Remote Arrow widget.
Note: This screen shows you general settings in any widgets that you choose to connect.
A full list of widgets the Remote Arrows can connect to you can be found in the link below.
Install Remote Arrows 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 “Remote Arrows”
- Hover over the widget in the search results and click install
- Add your “Remote Arrows” widget to any Elementor Page
Remote Parent Name
Connect with the widget you want to control using the Remote Arrows.
You can stay in Auto the widget will automatically connect.
Or you can choose the First- Fourth options: you need to choose the same number in 2 places- in a widget that you choose to use and in the Remote Arrows
You can also give a custom name for your convenient use.
In most cases, you do not need to change this setting from Auto Detectable.
Set the alignment for remote arrows:
Show/Hide the previous arrow icon.
Choose the icon for previous arrow.
Show/Hide the next remote arrow icon.
Choose the icon for next arrow.
Select the direction from the dropdown list.
- Row Reverse
- Column Reverse
Button Gap (px)
Set the gap between arrow button.
Show/Hide the labels in arrows.
Type custom text for previous label.
Type custom text for next label.
Select the button direction from the given options.
- Row Reverse
- Column Reverse
Label Spacing (px)
Set the spacing between arrow icon and label.
Remote Arrows Styling
A variety of styling options allow you to control every design aspect of the widget. You can customize the colors to match your site’s aesthetic. Customize the colors, typography, and layout to make the widget look and work exactly how you want it.
Style the button typography, background, width, height, border, color, etc.
Button Icon Styling
In this section, you can style the button icon color and size.
Button Hover Styling
You can style the button hover color, border, button shadow, and hover animation.
Here, you can style the color, icon color, and background color for previous and next button.
Style the color hover, icon color hover, and background hover color for previous and next button.
Here are some live usage cases of Remote Arrows widget.
In this example, we connect 3 other Remote widgets to Card Carousel Widget
Use in this example: “Remote Arrows”, “Remote Item Navigation”, “Remote Counter”.
You can use all of them together in your Elementor designs