I'm hoping to get some help or guidance on a issue that I'm having. I am using Bootstrap 4 as my CSS framework and wanted to integrate a working Carousel with my web project. I managed to get the jumbotron working with a Matrix field. See below:

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I was hoping that I could create a Carousel Matrix block in a similar fashion as the Jumbotron that was created previously. Any suggestions on a proper setup?


A matrix field for an image carousel needs only a single asset field, one that will accept more than one image. In my experience there is rarely a requirement for anything more. 99% of carousels I have implemented look like this:

An example matrix field for an image carousel

If you wanted to add text to accompany each slide you could add a text field directly to the image asset and then display that with each carousel slide:

A Craft CMS asset field

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  • Right, I just worry about the text to accompany each image for the carousel, since the 'Text' Matrix field is only applied once. – egivensjr Jun 27 '19 at 14:02
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    You could just attach a text field to image assets to create an image caption for each slide if you wanted. In my example above the text field is a separate block entirely, a Redactor field for entering standard copy, it has nothing to do with the carousel. – Seth Warburton Jul 1 '19 at 9:02
  • That's perfect! This would solve my problem. I was over thinking it. Thank you so much for replying. – egivensjr Jul 1 '19 at 14:55
  • No problem. I've expanded on my answer to include details for adding image captions. If you feel this is the answer to your question @egivensjr kindly mark it as the accepted answer. Thanks. – Seth Warburton Jul 3 '19 at 8:27

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