SJ Categories Full for SobiPro

This guide will help you install SJ Categories Full for SobiPro step by step.

1REQUIREMENT – Back to top

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

  • Compatible with version Joomla: Joomla 2.5.x and 3.x
  • Support Responsive layout and SobiPro 1.1.x. Download Here

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

3MODULE CONFIGURATION – Back to top

3.1 Below is module layout

3.2 Module Configuration

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

After installing, go to Extension -> Module Manager and find SJ Categories Full for SobiPro to configure

SJ Categories Full for SobiPro module is configured in 8 main groups of parameters as following:

  • Basic Options
  • Source Options
  • Field Options
  • Category Options
  • Item Options
  • Image Options
  • Effect Options
  • Advanced Options

Let’s look at the parameters in detail:

BASIC OPTIONS

  • Layout – We support 2 layouts: Layout 1/ Layout 2
  • Open Link – Set target for links:
    • New Window
    • Same Window
    • Popup Window
  • Border Module – Allow you to select Border Module OR not
  • Max Column of Categories – Allow you to select Max Column of Categories (1 is minimum and 6 is maximum)
  • Number Rows of Items – Allow you to select Number Rows of Items (1 is minimum)

Source Options

  • Select Section – Allow to select section
  • Select Category – Allow to select category
  • Child Category Entries – Allow child category entries to Include/Exclude articles from Child Category
  • Category Depth – Allow the number of child category levels to return
  • Entry Field to Order By – Allow to sort order by Random, ect
  • Count – Allow to select the number of articles to display. Set “0″ to display all articles

Field Options

  • Description Field – Alias for Description field (“field_description”)
  • Price Field – Alias for price field (“field_price”)
  • Image Field – Allow to set image field
    • Get image from a attribute in field_image (- Syntax: field_image/@attribute_name)
    • Default value: “field_image/@original”. Attribute of field_image: icon, thumbnail, image, original

Category Options

    • Display Title – Allow to display title OR not
    • Title Maxlength – The maxlength of title category. Set “0″ to show full title
    • Style Title – Allow to select the style of title (Dark/Blue)

Image Options

  • From Icon – Allow to get image from icon OR not
  • From Description – Allow to get image from description OR not
  • From External – Allow to get image from external OR not
  • Order to Get – Set order: field_image, field_description, external OR not
  • Extend Folder – Set path to external image folder used by option above
  • Resize Mode – Allow you to choose the mode of image resizing
    • None
    • Center
    • Fill
    • Fit
    • Strech
  • 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
  • User Default Image – Allow to set user default image OR not
  • Placeholder Path or Url – Allow to set path to placeholder image

Item Options

  • Style Description – Allow to select style for description (Dark/Light)
  • Display Title – Allow to display title OR NOT
  • Title Maxlength – Allow to set the max length of title. Set “0″ to show full title
  • Display Description – Allow to display description OR NOT
  • Description Maxlength – Allow to set the max length of description. Set “0″ to show full description
  • Display Readmore Link – Allow to display readmore link OR NOT
  • Read more Text – Allow to insert the text for readmore link
Image Options
Get Image From Field Image 

  • Field Image – Allow you to get image from Field Image OR not

Get Images From Description

  • Image Description – Allow you to get images from description OR not

Get Image From Extend Folder

  • Extend Folder – Allow you to get images from external folder OR not
  • Order to Get – Set order: field_image, field_description, external OR not
  • Extend Folder – Set path to external image folder used by option above
  • Resize Mode – Allow you to choose the mode of image resizing
    • None
    • Center
    • Fill
    • Fit
    • Strech
  • 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
  • User Default Image – Allow to set user default image OR not
  • Placeholder Path or Url – Allow to set path to placeholder image

Effect Options

  • Start Slide – The zero-based index of the slide that should be initially displayed
  • Auto Play – Allow you set for slideshow auto play OR not
  • Pause When Hover – Allow slideshow effect stop when hover OR NOT
  • Interval – Allow to set speed of timer (Larger = Slower)
  • Effect Options – Allow to select effect options (slide/fade)
  • Swipe – Set to true to enable swipe gesture support for advancing the slideshow forward or back
  • Mouse Wheel – Allow to select Mouse Wheel OR not

Advanced Options

  • Module Class Suffix – Allow you to choose another CSS class that suits your template
  • Alternative Layout – Set custom layout for this module
  • Include Jquery – Allow you to include Jquery OR NOT
  • 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!