SJ Article Slider

This guide will help you install SJ Article Slider step by step.

When you buy the module the first time, you will have the latest version. After the first release, we will update this module regularly, please check newer versions when informed here

1REQUIREMENT – Back to top

At the basic level, this module will require the following conditions:

  • Compatible with version Joomla: Joomla! 1.5, 1.7, 2.5.x and Joomla! 3.x
2INSTALLATION – Back to top 

Prepare your module package

  • Firstly, you need to UNZIP file that you have downloaded. Please note that you should choose modules package that are situable with each Joomla version which you have just downloaded
  • Secondly, install main module (extracted mod_ file):
  • In your Administrator page, go to Extensions -> Extension Manager. In this page, click Choose File, select module package.
  • Then click Upload & Install

  • Please wait for module being installed, usually within several seconds.
  • Now go to Extensions -> Module Manager, click Select Type box and choose the module you have installed
  • Prepare to perform Module Configuration

3.1 Below is module layout

3.2 Module Configuration

Notes:We used the images of module’s installation on Joomla 3.x to illustrate

After installing, go to Extension -> Module Manager and find SJ Article Slider to configure

SJ Article Slider module is configured in 6 groups of parameters as following:

  • Basic Options
  • Source Options
  • Articles Options
  • Effect Options
  • Image Options
  • Advanced Options

Let’s look at the parameters in detail:


  • Title of Slider – Allow to show title of slider
  • Open Link – Set target for links:
    • New Window
    • Same Window
    • Popup Window
  • Layout – Set Layout type (Layout 01 & Layout 02)
  • Show Control – Allow to show control: Yes/No
  • Control Type – Set 3 Control Type:
    • Type 01
    • Type 02
    • Type 03
  • Control Position – Set 3 Control Position:
    • Top
    • Bottom
    • Middle


  • Data Source – Choose the data source that is used in this module
  • Child Categories Articles – Include child categories OR not
  • Category Depth – Allow to select the level of sub-categories that you want to show
  • Featured Articles – Include featured articles OR not
  • Article Field to Order By – Allow to choose the criterion for order
  • Ordering Direction – Choose the ascending or descending for sorting articles
  • Count – Allow to set total of articles to be shown by module. The default valid is “0” for showing all articles


  • Show Title – – Allow to show title OR not
  • Title Limit– Allow to set the title limitation
  • Show Introtext – Allow to enable/disable Introtext if you want
  • Introtext Limit – Allow to set Introtext Limitation
  • Show Read More – Allow to enable/disable Readmore button
  • Read more Text – Set text Readmore button


  • Start – Allow you set article which you want to show at the first time
  • Step – Allow you to number article will be slided
  • Speed – Allow you to set speed of slider (Larger = slower)
  • Interval – Allow you to set speed of timer (Larger = slower)


Note: Image sources will be got in the article – Click HERE

  • From Image Intro – Allow you to get image from Intro OR not
  • From Image Fulltext – Allow you to get image from Fulltext OR not
  • From Inline Introtext – Allow you to get image from Introtext OR not
  • From Inline Fulltext – Allow to get image from Fulltext OR not
  • From External – Allow you to get images from external folder OR not
  • Order to Get – Set order: image_intro…,external OR not
  • Resize Mode – Allow you to choose the mode of image resizing
    • None
    • Center
    • Fill
    • Fit
    • Stretch
  • Output Format – Allow to set format for all output file:
    • Default – if you want to keep original format
    • GIF
    • JPEG
    • PNG
  • Keep Transparency – Allow to keep images transparent, for PNG and GIF format
  • Width/Height – Allow you to set the width/height of the big image
  • Background – Allow to set the color of image background. This is applied for showing images without full background. If the image with full background, you can see nothing to change
  • Placeholder Path or Url – Allow to set path to placeholder image

  • Include jQuery – Allow you to include jQuery from this module or another one
  • Alternative Layout – Set custom layout for this module
  • Module Class Suffix – Allow you to choose another CSS class that suits your template
  • Device Class Suffix – Allow you to choose another CSS class that suits your device
  • Pre-text – The content to show at the top of module
  • Post-text – The content to show at the end of module
  • Caching
    • Use Global: Turn on caching
    • No Caching: Turn off caching
  • Cache Times – The time to cache
  • Module Tag – Allow to select the HTML Tag for module
  • Bootstrap Size – Allow to set the number of columns that module will use.
  • Header Tag – Allow to select the HTML Tag for module header/title
  • Header Class – Support the CSS Class for module header/title
  • Module Style – Select module style

4SUPPORT – Back to top

Thank you so much for purchasing this module. If you have any questions that are beyond the scope of this help file, please send us via: Submit a Ticket

Thanks so much!