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In a previous article, I showed you how to implement automatically-rotating quotations. In this tip I will show you how to add back and forth navigation.

First, we’ll need to add some buttons to click on, CSS to style them, and then we will change the jQuery to reflect that. Let’s keep it simple and just use text containers.

To add these buttons, add the following lines to the HTML:

Then add the following to the CSS:

You should now see:

Since we already made the rotatereverse() function in the previous article, we’ll use that here.

Finally, we’ll remove the current click() function and add in its place:

This will now give the user the ability to rotate forward and backward through the quotations at will.

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