How to Connect Carousel Remote with Social Review Carousel in Elementor?

Updated on March 8, 2024 by Editorial Team
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Showing reviews in a carousel can be an effective way to display many reviews in a limited space. Connecting the Social Reviews widget from The Plus Addons for Elementor with the Carousel Remote widget lets you control the reviews carousel navigation from anywhere on the page.

To check the complete feature overview documentation of The Plus Addons for Elementor Social Reviews widget, click here.

Requirement  – This widget is a part of The Plus Addons for Elementor, make sure it’s installed & activated to enjoy all its powers.

To do this, add the Social Reviews widget and the Carousel Remote widget on the page and follow the steps – 

1. In the Social Reviews widget, from the Type dropdown, select Reviews, then select the appropriate style for the reviews.

2. Then, from the Layout dropdown, select Carousel.

Social reviews carousel

3. Then, add the reviews from the Social Reviews section from the appropriate source.

4. After that go to the Style tab > Carousel and add a unique ID in the Unique Carousel ID field.

Social reviews unique carousel id

5. Now select the Carousel Remote widget, go to the Content tab, add the same ID in the Unique Connection ID field, and make sure Remote Type is selected as Carousel.

Carousel remote unique connection id remote

6. Now, you can have two different types of navigation, a Next and Previous button and Dots (image or icon). You can use either one or both.

a) To use the next previous button, go to Prev/Next tab and turn on the Next/Prev Button toggle, you’ll find some customization options as well.

Carousel remote next prev

b) But if you want to use dot navigation, then go to the Dots tab and turn on the Dots toggle, now make sure to have the same number of dot items as the number of items in your Social Review widget. You will get some customization options for your dot navigation.

Carousel remote dots

Note: You should disable all the carousel navigation options for the Social Review widget for the best user experience.

That’s it! Now, you can control the review carousel with the Carousel Remote widget.

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