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Easy Slider 1.7 – Fade, Cross Fade Effect

Fade effect for Easy Slider 1.7

This is a “patch” usefull but a patch.  Just comment  some lines and add few lines.
I recommend you follow these steps, drop me a comment if you need help.

Modification of jQuery Plugin Easy Slider 1.7, By CSS GLOBE, to use fade effect between transitions.

1) Add this CSS
#slider ul{ position: relative; }
#slider li{position:absolute;top:0;left:0;z-index:8;width:653px;height:341px;
#slider {z-index:10;}
#slider li.last-active {z-index:9;}

2) Open EasySlider1.7.js
Go to line #131. Comment these lines. All of them or just 132 and 134.

#131 if(!options.vertical) {
#132 // $("ul",obj).css("margin-left",(t*w*-1));
#133 } else {
#134 // $("ul",obj).css("margin-left",(t*h*-1));
#135 }

3) Comment from line #163
if(!options.vertical) {
p = (t*w*-1);
{ marginLeft: p },
{ queue:false, duration:speed, complete:adjust }
} else {
p = (t*h*-1);
{ marginTop: p },
{ queue:false, duration:speed, complete:adjust }

4) After, Add this:
Here is the fade effect. Adjust Speed and duration as you want.

var $active = $('ul',obj);
if ( $active.length == 0 ) $active = $('ul li:first',obj);
var $next = $ ? $ : $('li:first',obj);
$next.css({opacity: 0.0})
.animate({opacity: 1.0}, 1000, function() {
$active.removeClass('active last-active');

Finished) After the last piece comes …
if(!options.continuous && options.controlsFade){ …..

That’s all folks!

Thanks to Jon Raasch for his example

Beto López
"Full stack" web developer focused in maintenance and bug fixing.Wordpress, Prestashop, HTML, CSS, Javascript, Php and Mysql. Also open source collaborator. Linkedin y Twitter.
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