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Touch enabled jQuery plugin that lets you create a beautiful, responsive carousel slider. To get started, check out https://owlcarousel2.github.io/OwlCarousel2/.

Please consider that the project is still in beta. The current status of the milestones can be found here. If you want to use the latest development see building.

Quick start


This package can be installed with:

  • npm: npm install --save owl.carousel
  • bower: bower install --save owl.carousel

Or download the latest release.



Load the required stylesheet and JS:

import 'owl.carousel/dist/assets/owl.carousel.css';
import $ from 'jquery';
import 'imports?jQuery=jquery!owl.carousel';

Static HTML

Put the required stylesheet at the top of your markup:

<link rel="stylesheet" href="/node_modules/owl.carousel/dist/assets/owl.carousel.min.css" />
<link rel="stylesheet" href="/bower_components/owl.carousel/dist/assets/owl.carousel.min.css" />

NOTE: If you want to use the default navigation styles, you will also need to include owl.theme.default.css.

Put the script at the bottom of your markup right after jQuery:

<script src="/node_modules/jquery/dist/jquery.js"></script>
<script src="/node_modules/owl.carousel/dist/owl.carousel.min.js"></script>
<script src="/bower_components/jquery/dist/jquery.js"></script>
<script src="/bower_components/owl.carousel/dist/owl.carousel.min.js"></script>


Wrap your items (div, a, img, span, li etc.) with a container element (div, ul etc.). Only the class owl-carousel is mandatory to apply proper styles:

<div class="owl-carousel owl-theme">
  <div> Your Content </div>
  <div> Your Content </div>
  <div> Your Content </div>
  <div> Your Content </div>
  <div> Your Content </div>
  <div> Your Content </div>
  <div> Your Content </div>

NOTE: The owl-theme class is optional, but without it, you will need to style navigation features on your own.

Call the plugin function and your carousel is ready.



The documentation, included in this repo in the root directory, is built with Assemble and publicly available at https://owlcarousel2.github.io/OwlCarousel2/. The documentation may also be run locally.


This package comes with Grunt and Bower. The following tasks are available:

  • default compiles the CSS and JS into /dist and builds the doc.
  • dist compiles the CSS and JS into /dist only.
  • watch watches source files and builds them automatically whenever you save.
  • test runs JSHint and QUnit tests headlessly in PhantomJS.

To define which plugins are build into the distribution just edit /_config.json to fit your needs.


Please read CONTRIBUTING.md.


The code and the documentation are released under the MIT License.