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Bootstrap 4 Carousel

Carousel is used to create an image slide show for the webpage to make it look more attractive.

The carousel is a slideshow for cycling through a series of content, built with CSS 3D transforms and a bit of JavaScript.

It works with a series of images, text, or custom markup. It also includes support for previous/next controls and indicators.

How to Create a Carousel

The following example shows how to create a basic carousel with indicators and controls:

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Example explained:

The .carousel creates a carousel and .slide adds a CSS transition and animation effect when sliding from one item to the next.

The .carousel-indicators adds indicators to the carousel. These are the dots at the bottom of each slide (which indicates how many slides there are in the carousel, and which slide the user are currently viewing).

The .carousel-inner adds slides to the carousel.

The .carousel-item specifies the content of each slide.

The .active class needs to be added to one of the slides otherwise the carousel will not be visible.

The presence of the .d-block and .w-100 on carousel images to prevent browser default image alignment.

The .carousel-control-prev adds a previous button to the carousel, which allows the user to go back between the slides.

The .carousel-control-next adds a next button to the carousel, which allows the user to go forward between the slides.

The .carousel-control-prev-icon creates a previous icon.

The .carousel-control-next-icon creates a next icon.

Indicator & Control elements must have a data-target attribute (or href for links) that matches the ID of the .carousel element.

Add Captions to Slides

Add captions to your slides easily with the .carousel-caption element within any .carousel-item.

They can be easily hidden on smaller viewports, as shown below, with display utilities.

We hide them initially with .d-none and bring them back on medium-sized devices with .d-md-block.

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The Crossfade Effect

Add .carousel-fade to your carousel to animate slides with a fade transition instead of a slide.

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Changing Slide interval

Add data-interval="milliseconds" to a .carousel-item to change the amount of time to delay between automatically cycling to the next item.

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Complete Bootstrap 4 Carousel Reference

For a complete reference of all carousel options, methods and events, visit our Bootstrap 4 JS Carousel Reference.