Bootstrap 4 Carousel

Bootstrap 4 carousels are used for cycling images, Texts and other contents like a slideshow. If you want to slide your some images or Texts or Images and Texts are together then you have to use a carousel in your project. In this article, we will learn all the things and uses of the carousel. So let’s do start.

How Bootstrap 4 Carousel Works

The carousel is a slideshow that helps us to cycle our content on our website. Basically, This will work using HTML, CSS, and bits of javascript. This will slider your contents after some seconds and this cycle will infinite. You can customize if you want. This will also support Next and Prev Buttons for managing sliders. This will slide only when the page is opened in the browser. If you minimize or close the tab then the carousel avoids sliding.

In this case, we have to mind a thing about the carousel. The carousel will not work in the nested of any contents.

You can create a custom carousel also if you want. But, while you create your custom carousele then you have to make this using javascript or CSS. This will very time consume. For that bootstrap 4 provides us a carousel with different designs. You can also customize this in the bootstrap.

If you want to add a carousel in your project then you have to use some classes of bootstrap 4 and this will start working. You have to use a common class .carousel which will optional controller. and keep a thing in mind you have to add a unique Id. So, Common guys, Let’s see all the carousels with very easy examples.

1. Bootstrap 4 Slides only Carousel

In this case, A carousel will only slide. You can not control the carousel for sliding. This will totally auto slide from bootstrap 4 directory. Here you do not have any control buttons like NEXT and PREV. and also you can not slide using our mouse or keyboard. Let’s see the example of a Simple Slider carousel.


Note: You should have to add Bootstrap 4 CDN or Directory in your project before using these Examples. Because I have provided just important contents here. I have not added any kind of CDN or directory in these all the examples.

2. Bootstrap 4 Carousel with Controls

In this carousel, bootstrap provides controls with sliders. You can control using arrow buttons or Next, Prev Buttons. Here you also can move next and prev sliders with just a click.

Here, You have to add two new anchor tags in the bottom of slider images. and put a class in the <a> tag .carousel-control-prev. This will slide the carousel in the prev mode. And also you have to add another class .carousel-control-next in the second <a> tag. Which will control slider to move next. So let’s see the example of a carousel with controls.


3. Bootstrap 4 Carousel with Indicators

This is the same as we have seen in the top example of the carousel. But here we have some incredible features in this carousel. Here we can also add indicators in the bottom or above indicators for indicate slideshow.

In this case, we have to use <ol> tag with <li> tags. and also some new classes. In the <ol> tag we will use .carousel-indicator class for using indicators. and in the inner of <ol> tag we use <li> tags for indicators with data-target=”#HERE-ID” and data-slide-to=”Numbers” elements. also, you have to use another class for showing an active carousel which will show by .active class. Here in the bottom, We will create an easy example for your understanding.


Bootstrap 4 Carousel with Captions

Add captions to your slider using .carousel-caption class. this will help you to add captions in your slider very easily. You have to add .carousel-caption class within any .carousel-item elements. and also this will be mobile-friendly. When your web page will open in the mobile view then this will auto-hidden and smaller devices. When your webpage opens in the bigger viewport then this will auto-show. If you want this to hide initially then you can using .d-none class. you can initially hide as per your need. There is no issues with that. When you have to show on a screen then you have to block captions using .d-block class. Like if you want your captions to show in the medium size then you have to use .d-md-block class.

Let’s, see the example of Bootstrap 4 carousels with captions.


Read Also:

1. Introduction of Bootstrap 4

2. What is the difference between Bootstrap 3 and Bootstrap 4?

3. Advantages of Using Bootstrap 4

4. Online or Offline? How should you use bootstrap 4 Online or Offline? Why?

5. Bootstrap 4 Grid System with Separated Examples

6. Bootstrap 4 Tables with structured and easy examples

7. Bootstrap 4 Buttons with structured and easy examples

8. Bootstrap 4 Cards with structured and easy examples

9. Bootstrap 4 Dropdowns with structured and easy examples

10. Bootstrap 4 Navs with structured and easy examples

11. Bootstrap 4 Navbar with structured and easy examples

12. Bootstrap 4 Carousel with easy examples

13. Bootstrap 4 Modal with easy examples

** Conclusion **

I hope this will help you very much to learn the bootstrap 4 carousels. If you have any qestions then you can ask me in the bottom comment box.

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