SJ Listing Tabs for Content

Module SJ Listing Tabs for Content can arrange your content according to the categories or the article fields such as: title, recently added, most views and ordering. This guide will help you install SJ Listing Tabs for Content 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

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 Listing Tabs for Content to configure.

SJ Listing Tabs for Content module is configured in 7 main groups of parameters as following:

  • Basic Options
  • Source Options
  • Tabs Options
  • Items Options
  • Image Options
  • Effect Options
  • Advanced Options

Let’s look at the parameters in detail:

Basic Options

  • Link Target – Allow to set target for links:
    • New Window
    • Same Window
    • Popup Window
  • # Column – Allow to set number of column for each device:
    • For devices have screen width from 1200px to greater.
    • For devices have screen width from 768px up to 1199px.
    • For devices have screen width from 480px up to 767px.
    • For devices have screen width less than or equal 479px.
Source Options

  • For General
    • Type Source – Allow to choose type source.
      • Field Article – Allow to arrange article according to the article fields(title, recently added, most views and ordering)
      • Category – Allow to arrange article according to the categories
    • Data Source – Allow to select one or all category which you want to show in this module.
    • Count – Allow to select the number of article to display.
  • For Category – If you choose Type Source: Category, you need to fill params below:
    • Category Preload – Allow to select preload category.
    • Child Category Articles – Allow to choose children categories OR not.
    • Category Depth – Allow to select the number of child category levels to return.
    • Featured Article – Allow to show/hide or show only featured article.
    • Article Field to Order By – Allow to sort order by Title,ID, Hit, ect.
    • Ordering Direction – Allow to select ordering direction .
      • Ascending
      • Descending
  • For Category – If you choose Type Source: Field Article, you need to fill params below:
    • Article Field to Order By – Allow to select article field which you want to show in this module.
    • Field Preload – Allow to select preload field.

Tabs Options

  • Tab All Display – Allow to display tab All OR not.
  • Category Title Maxlength – The maxlength of category’s title. Set “0″ to show full title.
  • Display Icon – Allow to display category’s icon OR not.
  • Category Oder By – Allow to order categories by
    • Title
    • Ordering
    • Random
  • Get Category Icon From Image Params
    • Image Params – Allow to show category icon in image params OR not.
  • Get Category Icon From Image Description
    • Image Description – Allow to show category icon in description of category OR not.
  • 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.
    • Resize Mode – Allow to choose the mode of image resizing.
    • Output Format – Output Format after resizing.
    • Keep Transparency – Allow to keep transparency of image OR not.
    • Width – Allow to set width of image.
    • Height – Allow to set height of image.
    • Background – Allow to set the color of image background.
    • Place holder Path (or Url) – The path or URL of Default Image.

Item Options

  • Display Title – Allow to display title of article OR not.
  • Title Maxlength – The maxlength of item’s title. Set “0″ to show full title.
  • Display Description – Allow to display description of article OR not.
  • Description Maxlength – The max length of article’s description can be showed.
  • Display Tags – Allow to show/hide article’s tags OR not.
  • Display Hits – Allow to show/hide article’s hist OR not.
  • Display Created – Allow to display article’s created date OR not.
  • Display Author – Allow to display article’s author OR not.
  • Display Readmore Link – Allow to show/hide link for readmore.
  • Read More Text – Allow to insert the text for readmore link.
Image Options

  • Images from Image Intro
    • Image Intro – Allow to show/hide image of article.
  • Images from Image Fulltext
    • Image Fulltext – Allow to show/hide image of article.
  • Images from Inline Introtext
    • Inline Introtext – Allow to show/hide image of article.
  • Images from Inline Fulltext
    • Inline Fulltext – Allow to show/hide image of article.
  • Get images from extend folder
    • Extend Folder – Allow to show/hide Extend Folder.
    • Order to Get – Order to Get image.
    • Extend Folder – Set path to external image folder used by option above.
    • Resize Mode – Allow to choose the mode of image resizing.
    • Keep Transparency – Allow to keep transparency of image OR not.
    • Width – Allow to set width of image.
    • Height – Allow to set height of image.
    • Background – Allow to set the color of image background.
    • User Default Image – Allow to set default Image OR not.
    • Place holder Path (or Url) -The path or URL of Default Image.

Effect Options

  • Effect – Allow to select effect of slider in this listbox.
  • Duration – Allow to set how long animation will run (Lager = Slower).
  • Delay – Allow to set a timer to delay the excution of the next item in the queue (Lager = Slower).

Advanced Options

  • 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.
  • 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!