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Verwendung von benutzerdefinierten Symbolen für Navigations- und Steuerungsschaltflächen in einer virtuellen Tour

With WP VR, you can use custom navigation and control buttons to make the virtual tour more attractive.

Here is how you can do it.

Setting Up Custom Control Buttons #

When editing a tour, normally, you can use the Show Controls option.

Using Custom Icons For Navigation And Control Buttons In A Virtual Tour 1

Click on the Preview button. It will display the simple control buttons – zoom in, zoom out, and fullscreen.

Using Custom Icons For Navigation And Control Buttons In A Virtual Tour 2

However, you can rather use custom icons to place navigation and control buttons on your tour to make it more attractive.

**Enabling custom control buttons will disable the Show controls option and rather use the custom icons you assign.

Simply follow the steps below.

1. While editing a tour, go to the General tab.

2. Next, on top, click on the Control Buttons tab. Here, you will find the options to enable custom icons for navigation and control buttons.

Custom Icon Virtual Tour

3. Here, you will be able to choose your desired icons and color for the navigation and control buttons.

You will be able to use custom icons for the following:

  • Move Up
  • Move Down
  • Move Left
  • Move Right
  • Zoom Out
  • Full Screen
  • Gyroscope
  • Startseite

4. Enable any of the four Move options, or the Full-screen option to add a custom navigation pane on your tour on the bottom left side.

Navigation Buttons Virtual Tour

It will look something like this, depending on the icons and colors you choose.

Control Buttons on Front-end

5. Enable the Zoom options to add the zoom in and out icons on the top left side of the tour.

Zoom Settings Virtual Tour

6. Enable the Gyroscope option to add a custom Gyroscope icon on the top left side of the tour.

Gyroscope Virtual Tour

7. Enable the Home option to add a Home button on the top left corner of the tour.

Home Button Virtual Tour

Changing Custom Icons And Color Of The Control Buttons #

For each option under the Control Buttons, you can change the icon and color.

1. Changing icon

For each option, you can click on the icon (as shown in the image below) to choose from several other Fontawesome icons.

Symbol für die Schaltfläche Bearbeiten

2. Changing color –

For each option, you can click on the color box (as shown in the image below) to choose your desired color for the icon.

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Here’s how a tour looks with custom navigation and control buttons:

Benutzerdefinierte Steuerungssymbole
(change this and put a more lighter tour image as example.)

How The Control Buttons Work On A Tour #

  • Move Up
    Clicking on it will move the view upwards on the tour.
  • Move Down
    Clicking on it will move the view downwards on the tour.
  • Move Left
    Clicking on it will move the view towards the left on the tour.
  • Move Right
    Clicking on it will move the view towards the left on the tour.
  • Zoom In
    Clicking on it will zoom in the view on the tour.
  • Zoom Out
    Clicking on it will zoom out the view on the tour.
  • Fullscreen
    Clicking on it will toggle the tour to be viewed on fullscreen mode.
  • Gyroscope
    The Gyroscope button will only work when the tour is displayed using a mobile device and the Gyroscope option is enabled (see docs).
    Clicking on it will enable/disable the Gyroscope mode on the tour.
  • Home
    Clicking on it will take the visitor back to the default scene (or first scene) of the tour.

**If you only want some of these icons to appear but not all, then simply enable those and keep the rest disabled.

That’s it. That’s how you can easily use custom icons for navigation and control buttons in your virtual tour.