Bootstrap sliders are best if you want to showcase work samples, products, or other items on your website in a very modern way. Using a slider, the user can effortlessly slide through several items.
Designing a slider with just CSS will take a lot of time. But if you use Bootstrap, it will not just take a very small amount of time, you can also create high-quality sliders. Bootstrap will skyrocket your productivity. And if you want to be even more productive, use a free Bootstrap slider template instead of making one from scratch. Just choose a template that you like and add it to your website.
This blog post gives you a list of the best free Bootstrap slider templates for creative websites. As these examples are free and open-source, you don’t have to spend money for them and you can also customize them as per your preferences.
Bootstrap slider by Em An
This slider template has three slides, each of which contains a picture. The slides change automatically. So the user doesn’t have to do anything to view all the slides. He/she just has to wait and see. The user can also manually go to the next and previous slides by clicking the arrow icons. There are also three icons at the bottom of the page. Clicking the first one will display the first slide, clicking the second one will show the second slide while clicking the third icon will show the third slide.
This kind of slider example will be the right fit for you if you have a website that has collections of wallpapers. You can display the wallpapers using this slider. You can also use it to showcase products and portfolio items.
Slider template by Yarosalv
This slider template has been developed by a CodePen user with the username ‘Yarosalv’. The title of this slider example is ‘What our customers say’. This template showcases some sample customers’ testimonials. If you want to display your customers’ feedback on your website, you can use this template.
Although there are arrow icons clicking which the user can go to the next and previous slides, the user doesn’t need to do anything to view the slides as they change automatically. So the user doesn’t have to click on arrow icons to view the next customer feedback. But if the user wants, he/she can go to the next or the previous testimonial by clicking the arrow icons.
What you can see in this example are just sample texts. You have to replace these texts with a suitable title and your customers’ testimonials if you’re going to use this template on your site.
Slider example by Svetlana
Unlike the previous examples, this slider example doesn’t have slides. It has just one picture and it’s a picture of a red car. Using the slider given in this example, you can zoom in and zoom out. This is a different kind of slider. This is a pretty simple slider example designed with Bootstrap. Take a close look at this template. If you think you need this type of slider, you can download it and integrate it into your website.
Bootstrap slider by Divinector
This is an amazing, free Bootstrap slider developed by Divinector, a CodePen user. This slider comes with three slides. Each of them has high-quality images and animated texts. Bear in mind that these texts and images are just samples. You need to replace them with appropriate texts and images.
The slides change automatically. So if the user wants to see the next slide, he/she doesn’t have to do anything. There are two arrow icons on this slider template, clicking which the user can go to the next and the previous slides. There are also three small icons at the bottom of the page. So the user can go to any particular slide. For example, if the user wants to go to the second slide, he/she can go to the second slide by clicking the second icon.
Bootstrap slider by Jerry Low
This template does not have any slides. The user can change the value of the slider by dragging it. The value is from 0 to 20, although you can change the minimum and maximum values from the code. You can specify, from the code, what will happen when a particular value is set. If your web app requires this kind of slider, you can integrate it into your website. Click the ‘Preview’ button below to see a preview of this slider. As it’s a beautiful slider example, this will enhance your website’s look.
Slider by Saeed Shamloo
This is another great slider example, nicely designed with Bootstrap. It has three slides with beautiful pictures. Each of the slides has sample texts and sample buttons. So you have to replace them with appropriate images and texts. If you need more elements on this webpage, you can add them. For instance, you can add a menu bar or a footer. Although the design is of great quality, you can change it so that it matches with your existing website’s design. One of the most amazing features of this template is that you get animated texts and animated buttons, which has made the slider more interesting.
Responsive Bootstrap slider by James Garett
Unlike the previous slider examples in this post, the slides of this Bootstrap slider template do not change automatically. So if the user wants to go to the next or the previous slide, he/she needs to click the right button. For instance, if the user wants to view the content of the fourth slide, he/she has to click on the button with the caption ‘4’.
You can customize this template as per your requirements and preferences. For example, you can add arrow icons so that the user can view the next and the previous slides by clicking them.
Slider with animation by Walfter
This is an awesome Bootstrap slider template. It gives you 5 slides. Each slide contains a picture. There’s a swipe feature. So a mobile user can swipe to change the slides. The user can also change slides by clicking the arrow icons. If the user wants to go to the next slide, he/she needs to click the arrow icon placed on the right side of the webpage. If he/she wants to go to the previous slide, he/she needs to click the arrow icon placed on the left side of the webpage.
The slides are changing automatically. So if the user wants, he/she can just sit and watch. The user can also jump to a particular slide by clicking one of the small icons at the bottom.
A pen by Christian Carlsson
This is an extremely simple slider example. There are four slides available in this example. You can add more from the code if you need more than four slides. In this example, the slides do not change automatically. You have to click the small icons placed on the right side of the webpage. These small icons are placed vertically. They are circles with a cool design. By clicking one of them, you can view a particular slide. If you want to go to the last slide, just click the last icon from these small icons.
Slider example by Mathew Twardowski
This slider example designed with Bootstrap has been made by Mathew Twardowski, a CodePen user. The user can change the value of the slider by dragging it or by clicking on some part of it. The selected region becomes sky blue while the unselected area remains white. The minimum value of the slider is 0 while the maximum value is 400, which means that the user can set a value between 0 and 400.
Vertical slider by Ameer Ali
This Bootstrap slider example made by Ameer Ali is a vertical slider. There are four icons positioned vertically on the right side of the webpage, clicking which you can see a particular slide. When the slides change, you can see a nice visual effect. The slides do not have any pictures or any other content. These are just sample slides. You have to add content to them.
Bootstrap histogram slider by Linda
As the name suggests, this is a histogram slider. This example has been developed by a CodePen user with the username ‘Linda’. It has been beautifully designed with Bootstrap. So the design looks pretty standard. This example provides you with three sliders. You can use one, two, or all of them on your website. If you require just one slider of this type, take a look at these three sliders and choose the one that will be appropriate for you. Using these sliders, your website users can set a value range.
Slider example by Tanim Mahbub
This slider example by Tanim Mahbub comes with three tabs. There’s a slide under each tab. Each slide has a picture. You can see the content of each tab by clicking the tab headings and also by clicking the arrow icons. When a slide under a particular tab is shown, the tab heading is highlighted with a background color in the tab heading. As there are multiple ways to change the slides, it becomes easy for the user to view them. The user can flexibly view them.
Bootstrap slider by a CodePen user
This is an extremely simple slider example made by a CodePen user with the username ‘iamgjek’. This slider example doesn’t show a bunch of slides. Rather, it’s a simple Bootstrap slider, the value of which can be changed by dragging or by clicking on the slider. The selected area becomes grey while the color of the unselected area is white. This kind of sliders is very useful in many cases. If you like it, you can download it today and use it on your website. It’s a free template. So you don’t have to spend any money for using it.
Time slider by Dipika K
This slider example shows satellite views of the earth of different years. The user can see the satellite view of the earth of a particular year. For example, if the user wants to see the satellite view of 2003, he can see it by setting the slider value to 2003. In this example, the slider value starts with 1984 and ends with 2015. If you want, you can change these minimum and maximum values by making modifications in the code.
Vertical slider by Chris
This is a vertical slider developed by Chris, a CodePen user. The minimum value of this slider is $0 while the maximum value is $400. The color of the selected region is sky blue while the unselected region is white. The user can set a value in this slider by dragging or by clicking on the slider. If you need a vertical slider of this kind, you can use it. It’s a nice vertical slider template.
Bootstrap slider by Jerome Eral
This is an amazing Bootstrap slider template developed by Jerome Eral. You can slide through the images given in this example by clicking the arrow icons. The small icons positioned at the bottom will also take you to a particular image. Just click one of them and you can see a particular slide with an image. Although the slides change automatically, you can manually change them using the arrow buttons and using the small icons. As you can change slides in different ways, this makes things easier for the user.
A pen by Cohesion
This slider example made by a CodePen user with the username ‘Cohesion’ showcases pictures of cars in different slides. There are a total of four slides. If necessary, you can add more from the code. The pictures appear automatically one by one. One picture is shown at a time. As the slides change automatically, the user doesn’t have to manually do anything to view the next slide. But there’s a way to manually view a particular slide. For example, if the user wants to see the second slide, he just needs to click the second icon from the list of four icons.
Slider template by Camilo
This is an awesome slider template made by Camilo, using which you can showcase your products on your website. You can also display portfolio items or other things on your website. The slides change automatically in a beautiful manner. So your customers do not have to manually change the slides to view the next products or the next items. In each of the slides, you have to add content such as image and text. If you want to showcase products, you have to add the images of your products and you can also add some product descriptions.
Bootstrap slider by Simon
This slider made by Simon has been designed using Bootstrap. There are three slides in it. You have to add content such as image and text to them. This example is fully customizable, meaning you can modify every aspect of this slider. This is a free and open-source slider example. Have a look at the above screenshot. If you want to get a better preview, click the ‘Preview’ button below and if you wish to download it, click the ‘Download’ button.
This blog post talked about the best free Bootstrap slider templates that can be used on any website. If you liked any of these templates, you can download it and integrate into your website. Which Bootstrap slider from this list was most amazing? Do not forget to tell me in the comments section which one, in your opinion, was most awesome.