28 Best Carousel Libraries For Website

28 Best Carousel Libraries For Website


November, 22 2021

In Today's article we will go into find top libraries to create slider, carousel html for web design and development.

Best JavaScript Carousel Libraries

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.

Carousel

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!

Owl Carousel 2

Swiper

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!

Swiper

Slick

Slick is a compact library with powerful performance that helps you build carousels, sliders easily for project. In addition to setting up with javascript, you can also use the data-slick attribute for element in HTML page (this feature is only for version 1.5 and above). In addition, it has properties for help you easily edit carousel for the website such as filtering, using events to add or remove elements in the carousel, display one or more elements, mode autoplay level...

Slick

Flickity v2.2

Flickity v2.2 is a library that helps you easily create carousel, slider for website by setting with pure Javascript, Jquery or using attributes for HTML elements. You can also edit style for the slider by changing the properties in the flickity.min.css file. Like other libraries, it has properties that make it easy to edit the carousel such as allowing drag and drop, grouping elements into different groups, full screen display when the user clicks the mouse on element...

Flickity v2.2

Tiny slider

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!

Tiny slider

Lory

Lory is a library written in pure Javascript that create simple carousel with many options in web page. In addition to the usual settings, you can use a CDN to use it directly in an HTML page. It can also be used with webpack, babel or eslint. All the examples on how to set up, use properties, features to edit the carousel... are in its demo page.

Lory

Siema

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).

Siema

JQuery lightSlider

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...

JQuery lightSlider

Simple-slider

Simple-slider is a library built in Javascript with a very small size of only about 1.2kb (after compression). It has extensive documentation with detailed examples thathelp you easy customize carousel for your website. In addition, it also uses the API to set methods and properties to control the carousel in a better way, such as defining the delay time, defining the child components used in the carousel, setting the slider...

Simple-slider

Embla Carousel

Embla Carousel is a compact library written in CSS and Javascript create carousels, sliders for your website. Because no additional libraries are used, the performance optimization for the website is also very high. In addition, it also has a number of properties that make it easier for you to tweak such as allowing the use of drag (drag or swipe), defining repeating elements in the carousel, determining the position of elements in the carousel. ..

Embla Carousel

Slider Pro

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.

Slider Pro

Glider.js

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!

Glider.js

Timeline.js

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...

Timeline.js

ItemSlide.js

ItemSlide.js is a javascript-built source code library that helps you to easily create carousels, swipe and scroll sliders for your website. It mainly focuses on the display on phone and tablet devices. With a size of only about 10kb, it still ensures many custom features for the carousel, the slider such as determining the sensitivity when the user swipes the elements, the time to display the elements in the carousel, not allowing the user to Click on the element... This you can see more in the Docs section for reference!

ItemSlide.js

Turntable.js

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.

Turntable.js

Some slider, carousel libraries for VueJS

vue-awesome-swiper
Vue Carousel
vue-agile
vue-concise-slider
 Vue Carousel 3D

Some slider, carousel libraries for ReactJS

REACT IMAGE GALLERY
React Responsive Carousel
Pure React Carousel
REACTAWESOME SLIDER
React slider

Some other Javascript slider and carousel libraries

Glide
Skippr
FSVS

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