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namespace: "flex-", //{NEW} String: Prefix string attached to the class of every element generated by the plugin
selector: ".slides > li", //{NEW} Selector: Must match a simple pattern. '{container} > {slide}' -- Ignore pattern at your own peril
animation: "fade", //String: Select your animation type, "fade" or "slide"
easing: "swing", //{NEW} String: Determines the easing method used in jQuery transitions. jQuery easing plugin is supported!
direction: "horizontal", //String: Select the sliding direction, "horizontal" or "vertical"
reverse: false, //{NEW} Boolean: Reverse the animation direction
animationLoop: true, //Boolean: Should the animation loop? If false, directionNav will received "disable" classes at either end
smoothHeight: false, //{NEW} Boolean: Allow height of the slider to animate smoothly in horizontal mode
startAt: 0, //Integer: The slide that the slider should start on. Array notation (0 = first slide)
slideshow: true, //Boolean: Animate slider automatically
slideshowSpeed: 7000, //Integer: Set the speed of the slideshow cycling, in milliseconds
animationSpeed: 600, //Integer: Set the speed of animations, in milliseconds
initDelay: 0, //{NEW} Integer: Set an initialization delay, in milliseconds
randomize: false, //Boolean: Randomize slide order
// Usability features
pauseOnAction: true, //Boolean: Pause the slideshow when interacting with control elements, highly recommended.
pauseOnHover: false, //Boolean: Pause the slideshow when hovering over slider, then resume when no longer hovering
useCSS: true, //{NEW} Boolean: Slider will use CSS3 transitions if available
touch: true, //{NEW} Boolean: Allow touch swipe navigation of the slider on touch-enabled devices
video: false, //{NEW} Boolean: If using video in the slider, will prevent CSS3 3D Transforms to avoid graphical glitches
// Primary Controls
controlNav: true, //Boolean: Create navigation for paging control of each clide? Note: Leave true for manualControls usage
directionNav: true, //Boolean: Create navigation for previous/next navigation? (true/false)
prevText: "Previous", //String: Set the text for the "previous" directionNav item
nextText: "Next", //String: Set the text for the "next" directionNav item
// Secondary Navigation
keyboard: true, //Boolean: Allow slider navigating via keyboard left/right keys
multipleKeyboard: false, //{NEW} Boolean: Allow keyboard navigation to affect multiple sliders. Default behavior cuts out keyboard navigation with more than one slider present.
mousewheel: false, //{UPDATED} Boolean: Requires jquery.mousewheel.js ( - Allows slider navigating via mousewheel
pausePlay: false, //Boolean: Create pause/play dynamic element
pauseText: 'Pause', //String: Set the text for the "pause" pausePlay item
playText: 'Play', //String: Set the text for the "play" pausePlay item
// Special properties
controlsContainer: "", //{UPDATED} Selector: USE CLASS SELECTOR. Declare which container the navigation elements should be appended too. Default container is the FlexSlider element. Example use would be ".flexslider-container". Property is ignored if given element is not found.
manualControls: "", //Selector: Declare custom control navigation. Examples would be ".flex-control-nav li" or "#tabs-nav li img", etc. The number of elements in your controlNav should match the number of slides/tabs.
sync: "", //{NEW} Selector: Mirror the actions performed on this slider with another slider. Use with care.
asNavFor: "", //{NEW} Selector: Internal property exposed for turning the slider into a thumbnail navigation for another slider
// Carousel Options
itemWidth: 0, //{NEW} Integer: Box-model width of individual carousel items, including horizontal borders and padding.
itemMargin: 0, //{NEW} Integer: Margin between carousel items.
minItems: 0, //{NEW} Integer: Minimum number of carousel items that should be visible. Items will resize fluidly when below this.
maxItems: 0, //{NEW} Integer: Maxmimum number of carousel items that should be visible. Items will resize fluidly when above this limit.
move: 0, //{NEW} Integer: Number of carousel items that should move on animation. If 0, slider will move all visible items.
// Callback API
start: function(){}, //Callback: function(slider) - Fires when the slider loads the first slide
before: function(){}, //Callback: function(slider) - Fires asynchronously with each slider animation
after: function(){}, //Callback: function(slider) - Fires after each slider animation completes
end: function(){}, //Callback: function(slider) - Fires when the slider reaches the last slide (asynchronous)
added: function(){}, //{NEW} Callback: function(slider) - Fires after a slide is added
removed: function(){} //{NEW} Callback: function(slider) - Fires after a slide is removed
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sparanoid commented Mar 17, 2014

Glad to see you moved to GitHub, but some advanced properties like currentSlide and animatingTo are currently missing on your website. I remember there used to be a Advanced tab…

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shipleyr commented Jul 6, 2015

The new release (2.5.0) contains and init callback function which is missing from here.

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sonaibose commented Aug 24, 2015

i am using your plugin. i need to manual slide on your plugin. i also use slideshow:false. Eventhrough, auto slide on this plugin. how to stop auto slide?

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missmatsuko commented Feb 15, 2018

Typo on line 24 and not sure why the definition is a question.

Create navigation for paging control of each clide?

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icewalker-warrior commented Oct 10, 2018

Great ;)

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AbdelhafidFutureTrendz commented Dec 5, 2018

Thank you very much, But how can i integrate FlexSlider in react component

Thank you

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dnyaneshmj commented Jul 6, 2019

var currentSlide = slider.currentSlide;
You can get current slide count number.
Starts from 0.

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seanmortimer commented Dec 17, 2020

Thank you for posting this! Saved me a lot of trouble-shooting.

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