Touch-friendly jQuery carousel plugin – microfiche.js

Here we go with jQuery carousel plugin (microfiche.js), that is easy to use and touch-friendly. A solution that helps to create a carousel-like slideshow quickly.

jQuery carousel plugin – gallery with navigation and smooth sliding effect

Microfiche.js – a carousel library, which is focusing on performance, simplicity and being touch friendly.

Examples of microfiche.js - a touch-friendly jQuery carousel
Examples of microfiche.js – a touch-friendly jQuery carousel


Include jQuery and the plugin to the document:

<script src="path/to/jquery.js"></script>
<script src="path/to/microfiche.js"></script>

Run the plugin with default settings:


We can easily adjust the options:

$('#cyclic').microfiche({ cyclic: true });

Many useful features available, including navigation through photos using keyboard.


The plugin is released under MIT license

Examples and docs:

Get the jQuery carousel plugin from GitHub:

See also other similar plugins:

Skitter – multiple style slideshow

Elegant jQuery slideshow with thumbnails bar – PhotoCradle

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