First of all, make sure you always download the newest version. When you buy the module, you already have the last version.
The following documentation applies to the module version 1.0 and later.
– Joomla! v1.5.x, Joomla! v1.6.x and Joomla! v1.7.x latest stable versions are highly recommended.
1. Please to refer the installation in administrator of module on Joomla! v1.5.x after:
- In Administrator page, go to Extensions -> Install/Uninstall
In this page, click on Browse.. button, choose our module and then click Upload File & Install
- Go to Extensions -> Module Manager, choose option mod_yt_contentcategory (for Content component) or mod_yt_k2category (for K2 component) or mod_yt_sobi2category (for Sobi2 component) or mod_yt_vmcategory (for VirtueMart component)
- And you can change params for your idea after
2. And now, please to preview module with layout of Yt Content Category for example:
- Category image: This is the first image in the category
The parameters are divided into the following areas:
- General Settings
- Title Options and Link Options
- Image Options
- Effect Options
- Themes and layouts
- Using Thumbnail Theme Options
Let’s examine all the detail setting of Yt Content Category
- Select Width of module: The Width of module.
- Select Categories or Sections: Here you can choose categories or sections from content component for the module.
- Sort Order By
- Ascending Order
- Decending Order
- Total categories: Total categories which you want to show in the module.
- Number of section columns: The nember of section columns which you want to show in the module.
- Max length of section title and Max length of category title: When the title is too long, you can use this option to only display some characters of the title. When the user hovers on the title, the full title will be displayed.
- Open link:
- Same Window.
- New Window.
- Link for section title: When this option is Yes, the module will add the link of section title.
- Link for category title: When this option is Yes, the module will add the link of category title.
- Show title of section: Show / Hide the title of section.
- Show title of category: Show / Hide the title of category.
- Show total articles: Show / Hide the total article.
- Color of section title and Color of category title: Use this option to set the color of title.
- Show section thumb image: Show / Hide the section thumb image.
- Show category thumb image: Show / Hide the category thumb image.
- Link for category thumb image: In some cases, you want to add the link to image, you can use this option for this idea.
- Section thumbnail width: Use this option to set the width of section thumbnail image.
- Section thumbnail height: Use this option to set the height of section thumbnail image.
- Category thumbnail width and category thumbnail height for theme 4: Width or height of category thumbnail image. The module will auto resize your category image width or your category image height..
- Section thumbnail mode and category thumbnail mode: There are two options: Cropping / Resizing.
- Select a theme: The module supports 4 themes, you choose one of them for the module.
- Tab events (For theme4): There are two options: Click / Hover.
- Custom URL of category: This text area allows you to enter custom URL of category for the module.
- Intro text: This text area allows you to enter intro text for the module.
- Footer text: This text area allows you to enter Footer text for the module.