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ngx-slickjs is slick-carousel package for Angular 6+. ngx-slickjs can lazy load slick.js packages. ngx-slickjs very small and very stable.

Stackblitz Example


yarn add ngx-slickjs


npm install ngx-slickjs


Import module to your main module

import { NgxSlickJsModule } from "ngx-slickjs";
  imports: [
    // ...
export class AppModule {}
<div slickContainer id="your-slide-container">
  <img slickItem id="your-slide" src="https://placeholder.pics/svg/400" />
  <img slickItem id="your-slide-2" src="https://placeholder.pics/svg/400" />

You can use slick methods. SlickContainerDirective exported with slick key.

<div slickContainer #slickController="slick">
    *ngFor="let item of [0,1,2,3,4,5];"
<button (click)="slickController.next()">Next</button>
<button (click)="slickController.prev()">Previous</button>
<button (click)="slickController.goTo(4)">Go to 4</button>
<button (click)="slickController.play()">Play</button>
<button (click)="slickController.pause()">Pause</button>
<button (click)="slickController.unslick()">Destroy</button>
<button (click)="slickController.initSlick()">Init</button>

Sub Module Import

import { NgxSlickJsModule } from "ngx-slickjs";
  imports: [
    // ...
export class AnotherModule {}

Scripts and styles urls

forRoot Options:

Property Default
jquery https://code.jquery.com/jquery-3.4.0.min.js
slickJs https://cdn.jsdelivr.net/npm/slick-carousel@1.8.1/slick/slick.min.js
slickCss https://cdn.jsdelivr.net/npm/slick-carousel@1.8.1/slick/slick.css
slickThemeCss https://cdn.jsdelivr.net/npm/slick-carousel@1.8.1/slick/slick-theme.css

Note: The above urls are download lazy. The urls don't increase initial opening time.


import { NgxSlickJsModule } from "ngx-slickjs";
  imports: [
    // ...
      links: {
        jquery: "https://code.jquery.com/jquery-3.4.0.min.js",
        slickThemeCss: null // if you are set null, this css won't load
export class AppModule {}

Input and outputs:


Name Default
slickConfig undefined


Event Params Description
slickAfterChange event, slick, currentSlide After slide change callback
slickBeforeChange event, slick, currentSlide, nextSlide Before slide change callback
slickBreakpoint event, slick, breakpoint Fires after a breakpoint is hit
slickDestroy event, slick When slider is destroyed, or unslicked.
slickInit event, slick When Slick initializes for the first time callback. Note that this event should be defined before initializing the slider.

You can import Slick config type:

import { Slick } from "ngx-slickjs";
slickConfigSlick.Config = {
  infinite: true,
  slidesToShow: 4,
  slidesToScroll: 2,
  dots: true,
  autoplay: true,
  autoplaySpeed: 2000


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
mouseWheelMove boolean true Enables slide moving with mouse wheel
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


LazyLoadService Usage

import {LazyLoadService} from 'ngx-slickjs';
constructor(private lazyLoadServiceLazyLoadService) {}
      .load(yourScriptUrl, 'script')
      .subscribe(() => {
        // loaded your script
      .load(yourCssUrl, 'style')
      .subscribe(() => {
        // loaded your css


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