Carousels, aka Sliders, are an interactive widget/design pattern used to present multiple featured content items in a limited space.

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Are carousels effective?

Go to just about any eCommerce site and the homepage is nearly guaranteed to feature a carousel - an auto-rotating panel, usually with some sort of small navigation, usually highlighting new product ...
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Should an image carousel on a mobile site automatically rotate?

Or should the user have complete control? The intention is to have a slider/carousel that shows 6 or 7 images which the user can look through by clicking arrow buttons left or right. But the question ...
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slides usability - auto play or not?

Im talking about the mini-slideshow many websites have on their front pages, where the slides change automatically, but the user can navigate by clicking on small circles below the slide. Problems ...
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How many images should a slideshow carousel rotate automatically?

How many images should be updated or rotated in on a slideshow carousel that features things like products or articles?
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How many photos should be in a slideshow for mobile on page load?

We have a slideshow which displays one photo at a time. The user can click or swipe through back and forth. Right now we're loading in 10 to start, but there is no actual research behind the decision. ...