jQuery Responsive Carousel - jRCarousel
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jQuery Responsive Carousel - jRCarousel by Vinayak Rangnathrao Jadhav

jRCarousel is a jQuery plugin for responsive carousel with modern effects and multiple options.


  • Modern effects
  • Fullscreen Carousel
  • Tiny plugin (gzipped ~ 1.6kb, uncompressed ~ 4.8kb)
  • Infinite scroll
  • Multiple slideLayouts to maintain aspect ratio
  • Minimal configuration, easy to install
  • Useful public API for extending the functionalities
  • Large browsers support ( Internet Explorer(9+), Chrome, Firefox, Safari ..)

Live Demo

Click here for live demo.


Using npm

   npm install jrcarousel 

Using bower

   bower install jRCarousel


   bower install jrcarousel 

old school way

<!-- add jQuery if not already present in your project -->
<script src='https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.9.1/jquery.min.js'></script>
<!-- add jRCarousel plugin -->
<script src="https://cdn.rawgit.com/vinayakjadhav/jRCarousel/master/dist/jRCarousel.min.js"></script>
Setup images source
var slides = [
    {src: 'http://lorempixel.com//1366/768'},
    {src: 'http://lorempixel.com//1366/761'},
    {src: 'http://lorempixel.com//1366/762'},
    {src: 'http://lorempixel.com//1366/763'},
    {src: 'http://lorempixel.com//1366/764'},
    {src: 'http://lorempixel.com//1366/765'},
    {src: 'http://lorempixel.com//1366/766'}
Minimal configuration with defaults
                    slides: slides
Configuring all available options
    width: 800,                 /* largest allowed width */
    height: 356,                /* largest allowed height */
    slides: slides,             /* array of images source or gets slides by 'slide' class */
    slideLayout : 'contain',    /* "contain"-fit as per to aspect ratio | "fill"-stretches to fill |  "cover"-overflows but maintains ratio */
    animation: 'scroll',        /* slide | scroll | fade | zoomInSlide | zoomInScroll */
    animationSpeed: 400,        /* animation speed in milliseconds */
    animationInterval: 4000,    /* Interval between transitions or per slide show time in milliseconds */
    autoplay: true,             /* start playing Carousel continuously, pauses when slide is hovered */
    onSlideShow: show,          /* callback when Slide show event occurs */
    navigation: 'circles'       /* circles | squares */
Images source provided in javascript
<div class="jRCarouselGallery"></div>
Images source provided in template by adding class slide
<div class="jRCarouselGallery">
  <img class="slide" src="http://lorempixel.com//800/351" />
  <img class="slide" src="http://lorempixel.com//800/352" />
  <img class="slide" src="http://lorempixel.com//800/353" />
  <img class="slide" src="http://lorempixel.com//800/354" />
  <img class="slide" src="http://lorempixel.com//800/355" />

jRCarousel Example


Public API

  • showSlide(slideIndex) :
    shows the slide specified by the slideIndex by running animation, the slideIndex starts from 0.
  • showPreviousSlide() :
    shows the previous slide from current slide by running animation
  • showNextSlide() :
    shows the slide specified by the slideIndex by running animation
  • getSlideByIndex(slideIndex) :
    returns the slide's jquery object specified by the slideIndex
  • getCurrentSlide() :
    returns the current slide's jquery object
  • Usage
var myJRCarousel = $('.jRCarouselGallery').jRCarousel({
                slides: slides

var slide = myJRCarousel.getSlideByIndex(1);
var currentSlide = myJRCarousel.getCurrentSlide();