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Fluent: Vertical Slider Particle

Your Guide to Recreating Elements of the Fluent Demo for Grav


The Vertical Slider particle is an excellent way to showcase your featured content on the front page of your website. Content can be added manually or through the CMS.

Here are the topics covered in this guide:



These options affect the main area of the particle, and not the individual items within. You can set the title of the particle, as well as give it an introductory paragraph here.

Option Description
Particle Name This is the name of the particle used for back end management. It does not appear on the front end.
Content Source Choose between Particle and Grav as the Content Source.
Transition Select a type of transition between items.
Preset Sync Enable or Disable preset synchronization.
Speed Enter duration (in milliseconds) of the transition.Height
Autoplay Enable or Disable autoplay.
Loop Enable or Disable looping of items.
Controls Enable or Disable the navigation controls.
Pager Enable or Disable the Pager.
Height Set a height for the particle.
Width Set a width for the particle.

Particle Item Options

These items make up the individual featured items in the particle. Items in this section will only appear if Particle is selected as the Content Source.

Option Description
Item Name This is the name of the item. This only appears in the back end.
Image Select an image for the item.
Small Title Enter a small title to appear on the front end.
Description Enter a text description for the item.
Button Label Enter a label to appear on the button.
Button Link Enter a URL you would like the item to link to.
Target Choose the target tab you would like the URL to open to.
Button Classes Enter any CSS class(es) you wish to have apply to the button.


Option Description
Categories Select the categories of pages this particle will display.
Number of Pages Select the number of pages you would like the particle to fetch.
Start From Enter offset specifying the first article to return. The default is '0' (the first article).
Order By Choose the type of factor to order by.
Ordering Direction Choose between Ascending and Descending as the article ordering method.


This section configures how pages are displayed.

Option Description
Image Display the image assigned to the article's Intro, Full or None.
Article Text Choose which text to pull from the article.
Text Limit Set a limit (in characters) of the text to appear in the item.
Text Formatting Choose between plain text and HTML as the text format.
Title Show or Hide the article's title.
Title Limit Enter the maximum number of characters in the title to display.
Date Enter a date for the item.
Date Format Select the format you want the date to be displayed in.
Read More Show or Hide the read more link.
Read More Label Add a text label for the read more link.
Button CSS Classes Add any CSS class(es) you wish to have apply to the button.

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