How to use Picture Library Slideshow web part in SharePoint

In this SharePoint tutorial, we will discuss what is a Picture Library Slideshow web part in SharePoint 2016, how it works.

Then we will add the Picture Library Slideshow web part into a SharePoint web part page.

Picture Library Slideshow web part is used in SharePoint 2016/2013 and SharePoint Online also.

What is Picture Library Slideshow Web Part?

Picture Library is a Library where we can store images or pictures.

And then we can use a Picture Library Slideshow web part to display a slide show of images form a picture library in SharePoint Online or SharePoint 2013/2016 or SharePoint 2019.

Picture Library Slideshow web part uses auto rotate through images feature which allows users to set an interval for the web page to automatically cycle through the library images from the picture library.

How to add a Picture Library Slideshow Web Part?

Now, we will see how to add a Picture Library Slideshow Web Part to a web part page in SharePoint.

Step-1:-

Before creating Picture Library Slideshow Web Part, First, we have to upload pictures in the “Picture Library”. Here I uploaded pictures in the Picture Library named “Employee Pics” as like below screenshot.

picture library slideshow web part sharepoint 2013
picture library slideshow web part sharepoint 2013

Step-2:-

Now we can add the Picture Library Slideshow Web Part into a web part page. Open your Web Part Page and edit the page and click on to the “Add a Web Part” of any one of the columns whatever you want. Then choose “Picture Library Slideshow Web Part” which is under “Media and Content” web part category.

And then click on to “Add” for adding the “Picture Library Slideshow” Web Part to the web part page.

how to create a picture library in sharepoint 2013
how to create a picture library in sharepoint 2013

Step-3:-

After adding the Web Part, here it will show named as “Picture Library Slideshow Web Part” like as below screenshot.

sharepoint 2013 picture library slideshow web part
sharepoint 2013 picture library slideshow web part

Step-4:-

Go to the “.” Symbol which is present in the right side of “Picture Library Slideshow Web Part”. Then go to the “Edit Web Part” as like below.

sharepoint picture library slideshow
sharepoint picture library slideshow

Step-5:-

Here it will show a “Picture Library Slideshow Web Part tool”, just give the Duration to show a picture in seconds where I gave 2 sec. so that the picture will appear only for 2 seconds.

sharepoint online picture library slideshow web part
sharepoint online picture library slideshow web part

Step-6:-

In the “Picture Library”, select the specific Picture Library which I have created before “Employee Pics” in the given screenshot.

sharepoint slideshow with links
sharepoint slideshow with links

Step-7:-

In the “Library View”, you can select the view as “All Pictures, Thumbnails and Slides” whatever you want where I have selected “Slides” in the given figure.

sharepoint 2013 image slider
sharepoint 2013 image slider

Step-8:-

Here we can select the order through the “Picture Display Mode” where I have selected “Random Order“.

picture library slideshow web part sharepoint 2016
picture library slideshow web part sharepoint 2016

Step-9:-

Here we can display the picture by choosing the various option in”Display With” where I have chosen “No Title or Description“.

how to create a picture library in sharepoint 2016
how to create a picture library in sharepoint 2016

Step-10:-

After “Stop Inheriting”, we can see all the pictures whatever we stored before in the “Picture Library” with Slideshow.

sharepoint 2016 picture library slideshow web part
sharepoint 2016 picture library slideshow web part

Step-11:-

Here due to the “Duration to show pictures”, after 2 seconds the next picture will appear like the below screenshot and so on.

sharepoint picture library slideshow hyperlink
sharepoint picture library slideshow hyperlink

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Conclusion

Hence we discussed what is a Picture Library Slideshow Web Part, how it works and how to add it with an example in SharePoint 2016 which are mentioned in the above steps.

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