A carousel is a UX component that delivers content in a slideshow-like style. Carousels can be set to “autoplay” or manually navigated by users. They are most commonly used on homepages to showcase images, products, and promotions.
- Load content using HTML
- Optimize content
- Use modern technology
Carousels should help you achieve your business goals by presenting information in an easy-to-navigate and read format.
Navigation Best Practices:
- Offer visible navigation controls
- Support mobile gestures
If you must include a carousel, make sure the information is prioritized and that each slide is important enough for a user to want to go on to the next.
This article explores carousel performance and UX best practices.