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Slick slider custom dots

I was wondering if there is a way to use custom slick slider dots. When I search, all I can finds is examples on how to change the dots into thumbnails from the slides, however this is not what I’m trying to accomplish. I just want to use my own png pictures for the active and non-active dot navigation. I tried this:

    $('.slick-dots li').html('<a href="#"><img src="slide-dot.png" /></a>');
    $('.slick-dots li.slick-active').html('<a href="#"><img src="slide-dot-active.png" /></a>');

But that didn’t work, though I recall I did something like that before. Am I missing something here ?

Thanks!

Answer

You can style slick dots with CSS only and avoid using inline images:

Using background image:

.slick-dots li button {
    background: url(path/to/your-image.png);
    text-indent: -9999px;
    overflow:hidden;
    /* more CSS */
}

Using pseudo element:

.slick-dots li button {
    font-size: 0;
    /* more CSS */
}
.slick-dots li button {
    content:url(path/to/your-image.png);
}