SJ K2 Mega Slider

This guide will help you install SJ K2 Mega Slider 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 Component K2 2.6.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 K2 Mega Slider to configure

SJ K2 Mega Slider module is configured in 7 main groups of parameters as following:

  • General Options
  • Source Options
  • Item Options
  • Navigation Options
  • Image Options
  • Effect Options
  • Advanced Options

Let’s look at the parameters in detail:

General Options

  • Module width – Allow to set the width of the module
  • Theme – Allow to choose one of four themes available
  • Open Link – Set target for links:
    • New Window
    • Same Window
    • Popup Window
Source Options

  • Source – Allow to choose one of two
    • Retrieve items from category
    • Select specific items
  • If you choose : Retrieve items from category, you need to fill params below:
    • Category filter – : allow to select one or all category in component
    • Fetch items from children category – Allow to choose children categories or not
    • Select one or more categories-Choose the category which you want to show in this module
    • Item count – Allow to select the number of items to display. Set “0″ to display all items
    • Item Ordering – Allow to sort order by Default, ect
    • Time range -Allow to set time range if odering is set to most popular or most commented
    • Featured item -Allow to show/hide or show only featured item
  • If you choose : Select specific items, you need to fill params below:
    • Add item – Allow to choose items from list item in K2 component
    • Drag and drop to re-oder item – Allow to drag and drop to re-oder item

Item Options

  • Position Display Description – Allow to show description at right or left position of module
  • Display Title – Allow to display title OR not
  • Title Maxlength – The maxlength of title category. Set “0″ to show full title
  • Ending Character – Ending character when using the truncating the description
  • Tags Display – Allow to show/hide tags of item
  • Display Description -Allow to display description OR NOT
  • Description Maxlength – The max length of description can be showed
  • Display Readmore Link – Allow to show/hide link for readmore
  • Read more text – Allow to insert the text for readmore link
  • Read more style – Allow to select the style of readmore text. We support 4 style
  • Show Direction – Allow to show/hide the direction
  • Show Direction when – Allow to show navigation button when hover or always
  • Show buttons – Allow to show/hide the buttons

Navigation Options

    • Navigation Type – You can choose one of Navigation Type, we support navigation type
    • Show Navigation direction – Allow to show/hide navigation direction
    • Title Maxlength -Max length of navigation title by character. Enter value 0 if you want to show all. Please enter integer number>=0
    • Ending character – Ending character when using the truncating the title
    • Description Maxlength -Max length of navigation description by character. Enter value 0 if you want to show all. Please enter integer number>=0
    • Ending character – Ending character when using the truncating the description
Image Options

  • Get images from extend folder
    • Extend Folder – Allow to show/hide Extend Folder
    • Extend Folder – Set path to external image folder used by option above
    • Order to Get – Order to Get image
    • User Default Image – Allow to show/hide image
    • Place holder Path (or Url)t -The path or URL of Default Image
  • Images from Inline Introtext
    • Inline Introtext – allow to show/hide image of item
  • Get images from K2 Imager
    • K2 Image – Allow to show/hide image initem of component k2
    • K2 Image Size – Allow to choose image size in combobox
  • Image options
    • 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
    • Width – Allow to set the width of the image
    • Height – Allow to set the height of the image
    • Background – Allow to set the color of image background
  • Navigation options
    • Resize Mode – Allow you to choose the mode of image resizing
      • None
      • Center
      • Fill
      • Fit
      • Strech
    • Output Format – Output Format after resizing
    • Width -Allow to set width of thumbnail
    • Height – Allow to set height of thumbnail.

Effect Options

  • Item start – The item which you want to show it at the first time. The value is from 1 to the total of item
  • Auto Play – Allow you set for slideshow auto play OR not
  • Stop when hover – Allow slideshow effect stop when hover OR NOT
  • Pager event – Allow slideshow effect when hover OR click
  • Slideshow speed -The time to move to next item
  • Interval – Set to true to enable interval gesture support for advancing the slideshow forward or back
  • Slideshow effect – Allow to select the style of slideshow effect

Advanced Options

  • Module Class Suffix – Allow you to choose another CSS class that suits your template
  • 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

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Thanks so much!