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    the last carousel you'll ever need



    To start working with Slick right away, there's a couple of CDN choices availabile to serve the files as close, and fast as possible to your users:

    Example using jsDelivr

    Just add a link to the css file in your <head>:

    <!-- Add the slick-theme.css if you want default styling -->
    <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href=""/>
    <!-- Add the slick-theme.css if you want default styling -->
    <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href=""/>

    Then, before your closing <body> tag add:

    <script type="text/javascript" src=""></script>

    Package Managers

    # Bower
    bower install --save slick-carousel
    # NPM
    npm install slick-carousel


    PLEASE review CONTRIBUTING.markdown prior to requesting a feature, filing a pull request or filing an issue.

    Data Attribute Settings

    In slick 1.5 you can now add settings using the data-slick attribute. You still need to call $(element).slick() to initialize slick on the element.


    <div data-slick='{"slidesToShow": 4, "slidesToScroll": 4}'>


    Option Type Default Description
    accessibility boolean true Enables tabbing and arrow key navigation. Unless autoplay: true, sets browser focus to current slide (or first of current slide set, if multiple slidesToShow) after slide change. For full a11y compliance enable focusOnChange in addition to this.
    adaptiveHeight boolean false Adapts slider height to the current slide
    appendArrows string $(element) Change where the navigation arrows are attached (Selector, htmlString, Array, Element, jQuery object)
    appendDots string $(element) Change where the navigation dots are attached (Selector, htmlString, Array, Element, jQuery object)
    arrows boolean true Enable Next/Prev arrows
    asNavFor string $(element) Enables syncing of multiple sliders
    autoplay boolean false Enables auto play of slides
    autoplaySpeed int 3000 Auto play change interval
    centerMode boolean false Enables centered view with partial prev/next slides. Use with odd numbered slidesToShow counts.
    centerPadding string '50px' Side padding when in center mode. (px or %)
    cssEase string 'ease' CSS3 easing
    customPaging function n/a Custom paging templates. See source for use example.
    dots boolean false Current slide indicator dots
    dotsClass string 'slick-dots' Class for slide indicator dots container
    draggable boolean true Enables desktop dragging
    easing string 'linear' animate() fallback easing
    edgeFriction integer 0.15 Resistance when swiping edges of non-infinite carousels
    fade boolean false Enables fade
    focusOnSelect boolean false Enable focus on selected element (click)
    focusOnChange boolean false Puts focus on slide after change
    infinite boolean true Infinite looping
    initialSlide integer 0 Slide to start on
    lazyLoad string 'ondemand' Accepts 'ondemand' or 'progressive' for lazy load technique. 'ondemand' will load the image as soon as you slide to it, 'progressive' loads one image after the other when the page loads.
    mobileFirst boolean false Responsive settings use mobile first calculation
    nextArrow string (html \ jQuery selector) \ object (DOM node \ jQuery object) <button type="button" class="slick-next">Next</button> Allows you to select a node or customize the HTML for the "Next" arrow.
    pauseOnDotsHover boolean false Pauses autoplay when a dot is hovered
    pauseOnFocus boolean true Pauses autoplay when slider is focussed
    pauseOnHover boolean true Pauses autoplay on hover
    prevArrow string (html \ jQuery selector) \ object (DOM node \ jQuery object) <button type="button" class="slick-prev">Previous</button> Allows you to select a node or customize the HTML for the "Previous" arrow.
    respondTo string 'window' Width that responsive object responds to. Can be 'window', 'slider' or 'min' (the smaller of the two).
    responsive array null Array of objects containing breakpoints and settings objects (see example). Enables settings at given breakpoint. Set settings to "unslick" instead of an object to disable slick at a given breakpoint.
    rows int 1 Setting this to more than 1 initializes grid mode. Use slidesPerRow to set how many slides should be in each row.
    rtl boolean false Change the slider's direction to become right-to-left
    slide string '' Slide element query
    slidesPerRow int 1 With grid mode initialized via the rows option, this sets how many slides are in each grid row.
    slidesToScroll int 1 # of slides to scroll at a time
    slidesToShow int 1 # of slides to show at a time
    speed int 300 Transition speed
    swipe boolean true Enables touch swipe
    swipeToSlide boolean false Swipe to slide irrespective of slidesToScroll
    touchMove boolean true Enables slide moving with touch
    touchThreshold int 5 To advance slides, the user must swipe a length of (1/touchThreshold) * the width of the slider.
    useCSS boolean true Enable/Disable CSS Transitions
    useTransform boolean true Enable/Disable CSS Transforms
    variableWidth boolean false Disables automatic slide width calculation
    vertical boolean false Vertical slide direction
    verticalSwiping boolean false Changes swipe direction to vertical
    waitForAnimate boolean true Ignores requests to advance the slide while animating
    zIndex number 1000 Set the zIndex values for slides, useful for IE9 and lower
    Responsive Option Example

    The responsive option, and value, is quite unique and powerful. You can use it like so:

      // normal options...
      infinite: false,
      // the magic
      responsive: [{
          breakpoint: 1024,
          settings: {
            slidesToShow: 3,
            infinite: true
        }, {
          breakpoint: 600,
          settings: {
            slidesToShow: 2,
            dots: true
        }, {
          breakpoint: 300,
          settings: "unslick" // destroys slick


    In slick 1.4, callback methods were deprecated and replaced with events. Use them before the initialization of slick as shown below:

    // On swipe event
    $('.your-element').on('swipe', function(event, slick, direction){
      // left
    // On edge hit
    $('.your-element').on('edge', function(event, slick, direction){
      console.log('edge was hit')
    // On before slide change
    $('.your-element').on('beforeChange', function(event, slick, currentSlide, nextSlide){
    Event Params Description
    afterChange event, slick, currentSlide After slide change callback
    beforeChange event, slick, currentSlide, nextSlide Before slide change callback
    breakpoint event, slick, breakpoint Fires after a breakpoint is hit
    destroy event, slick When slider is destroyed, or unslicked.
    edge event, slick, direction Fires when an edge is overscrolled in non-infinite mode.
    init event, slick When Slick initializes for the first time callback. Note that this event should be defined before initializing the slider.
    reInit event, slick Every time Slick (re-)initializes callback
    setPosition event, slick Every time Slick recalculates position
    swipe event, slick, direction Fires after swipe/drag
    lazyLoaded event, slick, image, imageSource Fires after image loads lazily
    lazyLoadError event, slick, image, imageSource Fires after image fails to load


    Methods are called on slick instances through the slick method itself in version 1.4, see below:

    // Add a slide
    // Get the current slide
    var currentSlide = $('.your-element').slick('slickCurrentSlide');

    This new syntax allows you to call any internal slick method as well:

    // Manually refresh positioning of slick
    Method Argument Description
    slick options : object Initializes Slick
    unslick Destroys Slick
    slickNext Triggers next slide
    slickPrev Triggers previous slide
    slickPause Pause Autoplay
    slickPlay Start Autoplay (will also set autoplay option to true)
    slickGoTo index : int, dontAnimate : bool Goes to slide by index, skipping animation if second parameter is set to true
    slickCurrentSlide Returns the current slide index
    slickAdd element : html or DOM object, index: int, addBefore: bool Add a slide. If an index is provided, will add at that index, or before if addBefore is set. If no index is provided, add to the end or to the beginning if addBefore is set. Accepts HTML String Object
    slickRemove index: int, removeBefore: bool Remove slide by index. If removeBefore is set true, remove slide preceding index, or the first slide if no index is specified. If removeBefore is set to false, remove the slide following index, or the last slide if no index is set.
    slickFilter filter : selector or function Filters slides using jQuery .filter syntax
    slickUnfilter Removes applied filter
    slickGetOption option : string(option name) Gets an option value.
    slickSetOption change an option, refresh is always boolean and will update UI changes...
    option, value, refresh change a single option to given value; refresh is optional.
    "responsive", [{ breakpoint: n, settings: {} }, ... ], refresh change or add whole sets of responsive options
    { option: value, option: value, ... }, refresh change multiple options to corresponding values.


    Initialize with:

      dots: true,
      speed: 500

    Change the speed with:

    $(element).slick('slickSetOption', 'speed', 5000, true);

    Destroy with:


    Sass Variables

    Variable Type Default Description
    $slick-font-path string "./fonts/" Directory path for the slick icon font
    $slick-font-family string "slick" Font-family for slick icon font
    $slick-loader-path string "./" Directory path for the loader image
    $slick-arrow-color color white Color of the left/right arrow icons
    $slick-dot-color color black Color of the navigation dots
    $slick-dot-color-active color $slick-dot-color Color of the active navigation dot
    $slick-prev-character string '\2190' Unicode character code for the previous arrow icon
    $slick-next-character string '\2192' Unicode character code for the next arrow icon
    $slick-dot-character string '\2022' Unicode character code for the navigation dot icon
    $slick-dot-size pixels 6px Size of the navigation dots

    Browser support

    Slick works on IE8+ in addition to other modern browsers such as Chrome, Firefox, and Safari.


    jQuery 1.7


    Copyright (c) 2017 Ken Wheeler

    Licensed under the MIT license.

    Free as in Bacon.

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