jQuery – Top 5 Image Slider/ Carousel Responsive

Image Sliders plays a key role in beautifying user interface by placing multiple images at a single or limited area. Here we will discuss Top 5 Image Sliders/ Carousel Available for free. We will also discuss the pros and cons of each option available.

Let’s get started …

1) Slick

Slick is a single or multiple image slider, it is very easy to implement and use in your webpage.

Features
– Fully Responsive
– Touch Device Support
– Looping, Autoplay
– Lazy Loading of Images: Images will load when active.
– Center Mode: Active slide will remain in the center

2) Owl Carousel 2

After the first version now it’s Owl Carousel 2, fully loaded with options, my personal choice, easy to implement and supported in responsive design.

Features
– Fully responsive
– Auto Width & Height
– Looping, Autoplay
– Multiple Effects

3) BxSlider

This is the simplest of all sliders, it is easy to use and implement.

Features
– Auto Start/ Stop controls
– Navigation Controls
– Image Captions

Cons
– Not Responsive

4) FlexSlider

This is also like BSSlider but it supports more options yet easy to use.

Features
– Slider with Thumbnails
– Images with simple cations
– Video support like Vimeo

Cons
– Not Responsive

5) Bootstrap Carousel

Last but not least, Bootstrap Image Carousel is widely used by developers already using bootstrap. It supports responsive design and touch devices.

Features
– Autoplay
– Responsive Obviously 😛
– Fade Slide effects
– Effective keyboard support

Cons
– No multi images support
– Auto width is missing.

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