shinyglide is an R package which provides carousel-like or assistant-like components to shiny applications, thanks to the Glide JavaScript library.

It allows to create this sort of app (live example) :


Or can be integrated into an existing app to create an “assistant-like” interface (live example):



  • Responsive, navigation by mouse, keyboard, swiping
  • Controls are completely customizable (live example)
  • Next and Back controls can be disabled until an input condition is met (same syntax as shiny::conditionalPanel)
  • “Screens” can be generated or hidden depending on user inputs. Loading time are taken into accounts (disabled Next button and customizable animation)
  • Integration with Shiny modal dialogs (live example)
  • Multiple glides per app (live example)


You can install the stable version with :


And the development version with :


Development notes

This package uses packer to manage JavaScript source code and dependencies. If you want to modify it, you’ll need a working installation of Node.js.

After cloning this repository, run the following in a terminal at the project root :

npm install

Then, if you modify the JavaScript code in srcjs, you’ll have to run the following command to bundle and update the widget JavaScript code :


If you want to ship a minimized production version, use :