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How to create custom dots with Owl Carousel 2

Here is how you can get custom dot navigation in with Owl Carousel 2.

First create your dots container.

<div id='carousel' class='owl-carousel'>
    <div class='item'></div>
    <div class='item'></div>
    <div class='item'></div>

<ul id='carousel-custom-dots' class='owl-dots'>
    <li class='owl-dot'><!-- Anything in here --></li>
    <li class='owl-dot'></li>
    <li class='owl-dot'></li>

Next include this inside of your options object.

    dotsContainer: '#carousel-custom-dots'

The following tells Owl Carousel 2 to go to a slide based on the index of the dot that was clicked.

$('.owl-dot').click(function () {
    owl.trigger('to.owl.carousel', [$(this).index(), 300]);

That should be all you need to get custom dots up and going with Owl Carousel 2.

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