Using the Carousel Container in Oracle APEX

Carousels or sliders are quite a common thing to see on web pages nowadays. They were one of many complicated things that were made easy with the introduction of the Universal Theme in APEX 5. This was achieved through a Carousel Container template. Here’s a simple step by step guide on how to implement it.

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What is the DOM?

As previously mentioned JavaScript programs usually live in the context of a Web page. The contents of the page are available to the JavaScript programs through something called the Document Object Model (DOM).  It’s an object model that describes the logical structure of HTML (and XML) documents, and how they’re accessed and manipulated.

The DOM is not language specific  and is a W3C (World Wide Web Consortium) standard for accessing XML and HTML pages. So through it you can  get, change, add, or delete HTML elements.
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