Wondering About Slide Feature

I know some questions have been asked about interactivity and team is working in this direction, but: are Sliders Available in Editor X?
I really need to use some as front page covers to auto-slide just like in traditional editor.
Is it possible?


Hi Malanis,

Roni here, from the Editor X Product team.

At the moment, fully customizable slideshows are not supported in Editor X. For now, if you auto-sliding is what you are after, you can use the Pro Gallery to get the effect you are looking for, with more structured layouts and designs. If customization is more important than the auto sliding effect, you can use the Slider display of the Repeater or the Layouter to create beautiful, fully customizable scrolling sliders.
A full solution for slideshows is indeed in our plans for the future.
Stay tuned for updates :slight_smile:

Best regards,


Thanks so much, Roni! would love to receive updates when this gets done. Have you defined an estimated date when full EditorX V1 gets released? (beta version ends).


Thank you for your response.
We have no official dates to announce, but please keep in mind that Editor X sites can be put on production. The editor is stable and pqcked with the Wix backend to make it more powerful.

You can follow our updates on our “Releases and Updates” section of the Forum.

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Hi Sebi
Can you please explain the process for achieiving sliding effect thru’ repeaters/layouters. I couldn’t manage to slide anything.

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Hi @thegoodpeopleinnovat ,

From the Layouter or Repeater’s Layout panels, select the “Slider” under Display Type. The inner items will now be laid out in a row, that overflows outside the parent container, and can be reached by swiping the mouse or trackpad, or dragging the scrollbar.

Hope this helps!

Thank you Roni. Let me try your way!

Hi Roni,
If the ‘Show Scrollbar’ option is unchecked, do the elements slide? It seems it does not play as a slider. I have tried with both layouter and repeater but it doesn’t slide without scrollbar.


Yes, the slider will work without the scrollbar as well.
From devices with a touchscreen, you can simply swipe. Also, you should be able to use a laptop’s touchpad, and a Mac mouse to slide.
In case these are not available then yes, you can only slide using the scrollbar.

We do have plans to add arrows for triggering the sliding effect, but those are not yet available.

Hope this helps,

Well i’m trying to build a database slider on my site, something like the slider with function…"
function loadSlideshowData(slidesData) {
const slideElements = $w( “#dynamicSlideshow” ).slides;
slideElements.forEach((slide, index) => {
$w(#${slide.id}).background.src = slidesData[index].slideBackground;
$w(#slideTitle${index}).text = slidesData[index].title;
$w(#slideDescription${index}).text = slidesData[index].description;
$w(#slideButton${index}).link = slidesData[index].buttonUrl;

Is there any other way to do that let say with the gallery pro>? so i could make the image and some text to be updated automatically from a slider database…


Hello, is there equivalent of the slider button from WIX editor in editor X? I see progressbar, but no sliders…

Slideshows are a feature request currently: https://support.wix.com/en/article/editor-x-request-adding-slideshows

@Rob I am not sure we are talking about the same feature. I am referring to the slider button that can be controlled via Velo code as input/output. For example, if I want the user to choose between 1-10, I can provide slider button with 1-10 range and then record the selected value (say 7) to a collection. Later, I can display the value of 7 to the slider button when user revisits the page/section and allow user to change it.

@psaraph I think I understand especially when compared to the progress bar. Since the slider layout has the option to scroll through the items but the scrollbar can’t be customized, not sure if this feature request is close to what you had in mind.
If not, mind sharing an example so the team can check.

@Rob Sure! Let’s say that I have a user interface where the user chooses their rating for behavior (e.g. How much do you like being on time? Rate between 1-10, 1 being least and 10 being most). The user then selects the value using the slider, say 5. Now, I have another question for that user’s friends where the same question is posed to them How often is User X on time? Rate between 1-10, 1 being least and 10 being most. All these ratings are being stored in a collection where the item is being identified by user X ID and the friend’s IDs. Now, later, I want to display the average rating from user X’s friends as another slider. So, I calculate the average in the backend and display it as a slider on the front end.

@psaraph Got it and understood. I know the feature is available on classic Editor currently.

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