Method Description Example
.carousel(options) Initializes the carousel with an optional options object and starts cycling through items.
            $('#identifier').carousel({ 
interval: 2000
})
.carousel('cycle') Cycles through the carousel items from left to right.
            $('#identifier').carousel('cycle')
            
.carousel('pause') Stops the carousel from cycling through items.
            $('#identifier')..carousel('pause')
            
.carousel(number) Cycles the carousel to a particular frame (0 based, similar to an array).
            $('#identifier').carousel(number)
            
.carousel('prev') Cycles to the previous item.
            $('#identifier').carousel('prev')
            
.carousel('next') Cycles to the next item.
            $('#identifier').carousel('next')