I am using this jQuery code to get two carousels working in bootstrap, and it's working for me.

  interval: 5000


// When the carousel slides, auto update the text
$('#image-gallery-carousel').on('slid.bs.carousel', function (e) {
  var id = $(this).find('.item.active').data('slide-number');

  interval: 12000


// When the carousel slides, auto update the text
$('#video-gallery-carousel').on('slid.bs.carousel', function (e) {
  var id = $(this).find('.item.active').data('slide-number');

If there is any better way to implement this, please point it out to me.

  • \$\begingroup\$ Can I get a review for this code? \$\endgroup\$
    – user46791
    Jun 24, 2014 at 3:25
  • \$\begingroup\$ Can you include your HTML markup? A jsfiddle or jsbin with all of this would be very helpful too \$\endgroup\$
    – Larz
    Jul 2, 2014 at 20:43
  • \$\begingroup\$ Any one have demo link please share that is about adding video and image in a carousel? \$\endgroup\$
    – amjayesh07
    Nov 18, 2016 at 12:15

1 Answer 1


From a once over:

  • Magic constants should go on top ( 5000 and 12000
  • You use this construct .html($('#slide-content-'+id).html()); 4 times, a helper functions might be in order.
  • You don't need e in the event handling function, so you can just drop that
  • Image and video carousel use pretty much the same code, that could be a helper function as well.

So something like this potentially:

var imageCarouselSpeed = 5000,
    videoCarouselSpeed = 12000;

startCarousel( '#image-gallery-carousel', '#carousel-caption-text', imageCarouselSpeed );
startCarousel( '#video-gallery-carousel', '#carousel-caption-video-text', videoCarouselSpeed );

function startCarousel( carouselSelector, textSelector, speed ){
  //Start bootstrap carousel
  $( carouselSelector ).carousel({
    interval: speed
  //Set the first caption
  // When the carousel slides, auto update the caption
  $(carouselSelector).on('slid.bs.carousel', function () {
    var id = $(this).find('.item.active').data('slide-number');

I would agree with Larz a jsfiddle or jsbin would have gotten you a code review much sooner.


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