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<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN">
<title>Infinite Carousel Test</title>
<script type="text/javascript" src="js/jquery.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript">
$(document).ready(function() {
//options( 1 - ON , 0 - OFF)
var auto_slide = 0;
var hover_pause = 1;
var key_slide = 1;
//speed of auto slide(
var auto_slide_seconds = 5000;
/* IMPORTANT: i know the variable is called ...seconds but it's
in milliseconds ( multiplied with 1000) '*/
/*move he last list item before the first item. The purpose of this is
if the user clicks to slide left he will be able to see the last item.*/
$('#carousel_ul li:first').before($('#carousel_ul li:last'));
//check if auto sliding is enabled
if(auto_slide == 1){
/*set the interval (loop) to call function slide with option 'right'
and set the interval time to the variable we declared previously */
var timer = setInterval('slide("right")', auto_slide_seconds);
/*and change the value of our hidden field that hold info about
the interval, setting it to the number of milliseconds we declared previously*/
//check if hover pause is enabled
if(hover_pause == 1){
//when hovered over the list
//stop the interval
//and when mouseout start it again
timer = setInterval('slide("right")', auto_slide_seconds);
//check if key sliding is enabled
if(key_slide == 1){
//binding keypress function
$(document).bind('keypress', function(e) {
//keyCode for left arrow is 37 and for right it's 39 '
//initialize the slide to left function
}else if(e.keyCode==39){
//initialize the slide to right function
//slide function
function slide(where){
//get the item width
var item_width = $('#carousel_ul li').outerWidth() + 10;
/* using a if statement and the where variable check
we will check where the user wants to slide (left or right)*/
if(where == 'left'){
//...calculating the new left indent of the unordered list (ul) for left sliding
var left_indent = parseInt($('#carousel_ul').css('left')) + item_width;
//...calculating the new left indent of the unordered list (ul) for right sliding
var left_indent = parseInt($('#carousel_ul').css('left')) - item_width;
//make the sliding effect using jQuery's animate function... '
$('#carousel_ul:not(:animated)').animate({'left' : left_indent},500,function(){
/* when the animation finishes use the if statement again, and make an ilussion
of infinity by changing place of last or first item*/
if(where == 'left'){
//...and if it slided to left we put the last item before the first item
$('#carousel_ul li:first').before($('#carousel_ul li:last'));
//...and if it slided to right we put the first item after the last item
$('#carousel_ul li:last').after($('#carousel_ul li:first'));
//...and then just get back the default left indent
$('#carousel_ul').css({'left' : '-210px'});
<style type="text/css">
#carousel_inner {
float:left; /* important for inline positioning */
width:630px; /* important (this width = width of list item(including margin) * items shown */
overflow: hidden; /* important (hide the items outside the div) */
/* non-important styling bellow */
background: #F0F0F0;
#carousel_ul {
left:-210px; /* important (this should be negative number of list items width(including margin) */
list-style-type: none; /* removing the default styling for unordered list items */
margin: 0px;
padding: 0px;
width:9999px; /* important */
/* non-important styling bellow */
#carousel_ul li{
float: left; /* important for inline positioning of the list items */
width:200px; /* fixed width, important */
/* just styling bellow*/
background: #000000;
#carousel_ul li img {
.margin-bottom:-4px; /* IE is making a 4px gap bellow an image inside of an anchor (<a href...>) so this is to fix that*/
/* styling */
cursor: hand;
margin:0px auto;
position: relative;
right: 370px;
background: #C0C0C0;
<div id='carousel_container'>
<div id='carousel_inner'>
<ul id='carousel_ul'>
<li><a href='#'><img src='item1.png' /></a></li>
<li><a href='#'><img src='item2.png' /></a></li>
<li><a href='#'><img src='item3.png' /></a></li>
<li><a href='#'><img src='item4.png' /></a></li>
<li><a href='#'><img src='item5.png' /></a></li>
<button id='right_scroll'><a href='javascript:slide("right");'>Random</a>
<input type='hidden' id='hidden_auto_slide_seconds' value=0 />
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