Sliders and carousels were different things at first and many people still think they are. However, if you look at their features you find a lot of similarities and almost zero differences, being used both for the same thing: displaying photos by creating a photo gallery or various content which slides.
They are often used in web design and are really attractive to a visitor, catching his attention an focusing it on the slider and its content. I have here 40 examples of sites for inspiration which use these kinds of jQuery plugins, some in small images, other in fullscreen.
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