SJ Mega Entries for Sobipro

This guide will help you install SJ Mega Entries For Sobipro 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! 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 suitable 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 Extensions -> Module Manager and find SJ Mega Entries For Sobipro to configure

SJ Mega Entries For Sobipro module is configured in 5 groups of parameters as following:

  • General Options
  • Source Options
  • Entry Options
  • Image Options
  • Advanced Options

Let’s look at the parameters in detail:

General Options

  • Link Target – Set target for links:
    • New Window – Opens the link in a new browser window.
    • Same Window – Opens the link in a same browser window
    • Popup Window – Opens the link in a pop-up browser window
  • Theme – We support 3 themes:
    • Theme 1
    • Theme 2
    • Theme 3

Column number for categories

  • # Column – Allow you to set # column (from 1-6 column) for devices have screen width (from 1200px to greater; from 768px up to 1199px; from 480px up to 767px; less than or equal 479px;)

Column number for articles (for Theme 3)

  • # Column – Allow you to set # column (from 1-6 column) for devices have screen width (from 1200px to greater; from 768px up to 1199px; from 480px up to 767px; less than or equal 479px;)

Source Options

  • Select Section- Allow to select section
  • Select Categories – Allow to select categories
  • Child Category Entries- Allow to include/exclude child category entries
  • Category Depth – Allow to set the number of child category level to return
  • Entry Field to Order By – Allow to set entry field to order by
  • Count – Allow to set the number articles to display. Set ’0′ will display all articles

Entry Options

  • Display Title – Allow to display the title of entries OR not.
  • Title Maxlength – Allow to set the length of entries title, set “0″ for showing full titles
  • Display Description - Show the description of entries OR not
  • Description Maxlength – Allow to set the length of entries description, set “0″ for showing full description.
  • Price Display - Show the price field OR not

Others

  • Entry margin (px) – Allow to set space between entries.
  • Display Readmore – Allow to display readmore button OR not
  • Readmore Text- Set the text for Read More buttons
  • Link Target – Set entry link target description:
    • New Window – Opens the link in a new browser window.
    • Same Window – Opens the link in a same browser window
    • Popup Window – Opens the link in a pop-up browser window

Image Options
Get Image From Field Image

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

Get Image From Description

  • Field Description – Allow you to get image 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

Advanced Options

  • Module Class Suffix – Allow you to choose another CSS class that suits your template
  • Alternative Layout – Set custom layout for this module
  • 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!