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A dependency-free JavaScript ES6 slider and carousel. It’s lightweight, flexible and fast. Designed to slide. No less, no more

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Glide.js is a dependency-free JavaScript ES6 slider and carousel. It’s lightweight, flexible and fast. Designed to slide. No less, no more

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What can convince you: - Dependency-free. Everything included, ready for action. - Lightweight. Only ~23kb (~7kb gzipped) with every functionality on board. - Modular. Remove unused modules and drop script weight even more. - Extendable. Plug-in your own modules with additional functionalities. - Bundlers ready. Using Rollup or Webpack? We have your back.


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Glide.js is an open source project licensed under the MIT license. It's completely free to use. However, it would be great if you buy me a cup of coffee once in a while to keep me awake :)

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Getting started

Pull-in a latest version with NPM ...

npm install @glidejs/glide

... provide

 to the required core stylesheet. You can also optionally add an included theme stylesheet ...

... then, prepare a little bit of necessary markup ...

... and finally, initialize and mount a Glide.

import Glide from '@glidejs/glide'

new Glide('.glide').mount()

Need a few selected modules? Import and mount only what you need.

import Glide, { Controls, Breakpoints } from '@glidejs/glide/dist/glide.modular.esm'

new Glide('.glide').mount({ Controls, Breakpoints })


The issue channel is especially for improvement proposals and bug reporting. If you have implementing problems, please write on StackOverflow with glidejs tag.

Browser Support

  • IE 11+
  • Edge
  • Chrome 10+
  • Firefox 10+
  • Opera 15+
  • Safari 5.1+
  • Safari iOS 9+


Build using NPM scripts. The following scripts are available: -

- Outputs CSS files from SASS files. -
- Outputs all destination variants of the script. -
- Comprehensively builds the entire library. -
- Runs complete test suite. -
- Lints library JavaScript files.



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