SJ Ads Slideshow for AdsManager

This guide will help you install SJ Ads Slideshow for AdsManager 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 Joomla! 3.x
  • Compatible with AdsManager ¬†Component. 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


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 Ads Slideshow for AdsManager to configure

SJ Ads Slideshow for AdsManager module is configured in 6 groups of parameters as following:

  • Basic Options
  • Source Options
  • Ads Options
  • Image Options
  • Effect Options
  • Advanced Options

Let’s look at the parameters in detail:


  • Open Link – Set target for links:
    • New Window
    • Same Window
    • Popup Window


  • Select Category – Allow you to select category
  • Ads Type – Allow to select Ads Type
  • Order – Allow Ads to order by
    • Random Ads
    • Latest Ads
    • Popular Ads
  • Number of Ads – Allow to input number of Ads. Enter “0” is unlimited


  • Position Display Description – Allow you to display position of description
  • Display Title – Allow to display title OR not
  • Title Maxlength – Allow to set title maxlength
  • Display Description – Allow to display description OR not
  • Description Maxlength – Allow to set description maxlength
  • Display Category – Allow to display category OR not
  • Display Date – Allow to display date OR not
  • Display Readmore Link – Allow to display readmore link OR not
  • Read More Text – Allow to input read more text
  • Field 1 – Allow to input field. for example: ad_price
Image Options
Get Images From Pictures 

  • Pictures – Allow you to get image from pictures OR not
  • Pictures Size – Allow you to select picture size
    • Large
    • Small
    • Medium

Get images From Extend Folder

  • Extend Folder – Allow you to get images from external folder OR not
  • Extend Folder – Set path to external image folder used by option above
  • Order to Get – Set order:
    pictures, external
  • 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
  • Placeholder Path or Url – Allow to set path to placeholder image

For Big Image

  • Width – Allow to set width for big image
  • Height – Allow to set height for big image

For Small Image

  • Width – Allow to set width for small image
  • Height – Allow to set height for small image
  • Resize Mode – Allow you to select the mode of small image resizing
    • None
    • Center
    • Fill
    • Fit
    • Strech

Effect Options

  • Number Thumnails – Allow to set number of thumnails. Set “3” is minimum
  • Display Thumbnails – Allow to display thumbnails OR not
  • Ads Start – Shows out position of which ads will start.
  • Effect Options – Allow to select effects
  • Auto Play – Allow to Enable/Disable autoplay mode
  • Interval – The duration to change to next slide
  • Stop When Hover – Allow to stop effects when users hover
  • Swipe – Set “Yes” to enable swipe gesture support for advancing the slideshow forward or back

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!