In Today's article we will go into find top libraries to create slider, carousel html for web design and development.
Carousel make it easy to display infinitely repeating images to highlight the product, attract the user's attention. and save space for website. To build a basic slider is not too difficult but if you need to create an integrated carousel more features with basic code is very difficult. So I will introduce some libraries to help you create beautiful slideshow for website.
Owl Carousel 2
Owl Carousel 2 is an open source library to build carousels easily with high aesthetics. Main features are support for touch and drop on mobile , more than 60 different carousels type, responsive on many different device screens, it has also divided into many small modules help reduce unnecessary plugins when use in web project. What I like about this library is that it has many detailed examples for each function to help you easily set up as well as choose to build the right carousel for your web project such as the autoplay function, can be use with videos instead image, customize animation effects... You can see more in its demo page!
Swiper is an open source library with over 23k star reviews on Github. It helps you to build sliders quickly with modern design for websites, mobile web apps... It has some other useful features like many animation effects , rich API, can use pure CSS to redefine the grid system in Swiper, use lazy loading image... The point I see in this library is always updated regularly. The higher the programmer's level, and the current latest version is Swiper 5.x. If you want to use it on old browsers, you can use Swiper 2.x version!
Tiny slider is a library inspired by Owl Carousel that build compact carousel but still ensure full features with beautiful design for carousel, slider in website. It has many features and properties that make it easy for use such as touch and drag, lazyload function, display the carousel vertically, select the element position to start in the carousel... You can refer to the example About each feature on its demo page!
Siema is a small library of only about 3kb (after compression) that helps you create a simple carousel but still ensures full features such as choosing animation effects, setting the number of elements per page, enabling features drag... But it only supports modern browsers. This library also supports creating carousels for popular front end frameworks such as Angular, React, Vue... (This you can see in the Other implementations section).
JQuery lightSlider is an open source library with compact size create carousel, slider combined with navigation to help users easily go to the elements in the carousel easily. Some of the feature of this library are responsive display on many different device screens, support for swiping function on the phone, can navigate carousel through keyboard, support for many types of content such as images , videos, google maps...
Slider Pro is an open source library built with Jquery that create carousel, slider combined with navigation bar easily. It has quite a few pre-built layouts that make it easy to apply to many website. In addition, Slider Pro can also be displayed on many different device screens, using swipe for carousel on mobile devices, full screen mode... You can see the full instructions on how to set up, Use and customize the carousel, slider in the Detailed usage instructions section of its Github page.
Glider.js is an open source library inspired by slick.js to create lightweight, small carousels and sliders that interact quickly and without using more module. It is only about 2.8kb in size (after compression) and the execution time to create the carousel only takes about 25s. In addition, it also has some feature like easy to extend, customize, responsive display on many devices, support flexbox, use keyboard to interact with carousel, slider... You can See more on its demo page!
Timeline.js is an library that helps you quickly and easily create carousels and sliders that display time events. It has a number of properties that make it easy to tweak the carousel, slider such as autoplay, choose landscape or portrait display mode, stop the timeline when the user hovers...
Turntable.js is a library built with Jquery that helps you to create carousels in a slightly different way that is displayed in 3D through detailed images of product surfaces and adjusted with the mouse pointer of the product. users (This you see the example in the demo page to better understand). It is open source so you can use it for any kind of web project.
Some slider, carousel libraries for VueJS
Some slider, carousel libraries for ReactJS
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