Soliloquy Documentation

Documentation, Reference Materials, and Tutorials for Soliloquy

How to Show Slider Navigation Bullets on Hover

Would you like to only show your Soliloquy navigation bullets on hover of the image? You can easily do that with a little help of some simple CSS! We’ll walk you through how to show your navigation bullets on hover of the slider image!

This tutorial is a little more technical as it requires basic knowledge of HTML and CSS.


Step 1 – Install and activate the CSS Addon

Your first step will be to install and activate the Soliloquy CSS Addon.

If you need any assistance in installing addons, please take a look at this article.

For this instance, we’ll be installing the CSS Addon.

Activate the CSS addon

Step 2 – Create or edit your slider

Next, create a new slider or edit an existing one. You can follow along with our documentation for creating your first slider.

Step 3 – The CSS

Below is the CSS we’ve used in our demo.

Add the CSS to the Misc tab to show navigation bullets on hover of the slider image

You’ll need to change this ID number to match your slider ID number. You can find this by looking in the sidebar of your slider edit screen.

For more information on how to find your slider ID number you can read this article.

[css]#soliloquy-container-508297 .soliloquy-pager {
display: none !important;
#soliloquy-container-508297:hover .soliloquy-pager,
#soliloquy-container-508297 .soliloquy-hover .soliloquy-pager {
display: block !important;
Be sure to update the -508297 with your own slider ID number

If you’d like to change this for all sliders, just add the CSS to the WordPress customizer.

Check out our demo of this in action!

Once you click Publish or Update on your slider, you’re all set!

Would you like to only show your caption on hover? Check out are tutorial on How to Display Caption on Hover.