How to Add Slideshow Dots in Influence Theme

How to Add Slideshow Dots in Influence Theme

Are you using the Influence theme on your Shopify store and wondering how to change the slider navigation to dots in the slideshow? While the Dawn theme offers the option of dots on navigation in the slideshow image, the Influence theme might not have this feature readily available. But fret not, as we have a solution for you!

Change the Slider Navigation to Dots

To add slideshow dots to the Influence theme, you can follow these steps:

  1. Access Theme Customization: Start by logging into your Shopify admin dashboard and navigating to the 'Online Store' section. From there, click on 'Themes' and locate the Influence theme that you are using.

  2. Edit Theme Code: Once you have accessed the Influence theme, look for the 'Actions' dropdown menu and select 'Edit code'. This will take you to the theme code editor where you can make changes to the theme files.

  3. Locate Slider Navigation Code: In the theme code editor, search for the section that controls the slider navigation. You will need to locate the code that handles the navigation style and make modifications to display dots instead of the default navigation.

  4. Implement Dots Navigation: To change the slider navigation to dots, you can add custom CSS code to style the navigation elements as dots. You may need to adjust the positioning and styling to ensure that the dots align correctly with the slideshow images.

  5. Save Changes: Once you have made the necessary modifications to the theme code to add slideshow dots, remember to save your changes. Preview the theme to see the updated slider navigation with dots.

Questions and Answers

Q: Why is there no option to change the slider navigation to dots in the Influence theme?

A: The Influence theme may not have a built-in feature to display slideshow dots in the navigation. However, you can customize the theme code to add this functionality.

Q: Can I use a Shopify app to add slideshow dots to the Influence theme?

A: While there might be Shopify apps available that offer slider customization options, the most direct way to add slideshow dots in the Influence theme is by editing the theme code.

Q: Will adding slideshow dots affect the responsiveness of the theme?

A: When implementing slideshow dots in the Influence theme, ensure that the styling is responsive to different screen sizes to maintain a consistent user experience.

By following these steps and customizing the theme code, you can successfully change the slider navigation to dots in the Influence theme. Enhance the visual appeal of your slideshow and provide a more intuitive navigation experience for your customers!