SJ Categories Accordion

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 2.5 and later.

REQUIREMENTS

– Joomla! v1.7.x and Joomla 2.5.x latest stable version are highly recommended.

– Virtuemart package is compatible with virtuemart v2.0.2, v2.0.6 and v2.0.8

INSTALLATION

1. Please to refer the installation in administrator of module on Joomla! v1.7.x after:

  • In Administrator page, go to Extensions -> Extension Manager
    In this page, click on Choose File button, choose our module and then click Upload & Install

  • Go to Extensions -> Module Manager, click on Select Type box and choose SJ Categories Accordion (this is for Content Component, the same for other components)
  • And you can change params for your idea after.

2. And now, please to preview module with layout of SJ Categories Accordion for example:

  • Image of Category: This is the first image in the content of category.

SETTINGS

Let’s examine all the detail settings of SJ Categories Accordion on Joomla! v1.7.x

The parameters are divided into the following areas:

  • General Options
  • Source Options
  • Categories Options
  • Items Options
  • Advanced Options
GENERAL OPTIONS

  • Module Class Suffix – Please refer here
  • Module Width – Allow you change width for the module
  • Select a Layout – We support 3 layouts for presenting articles in the categroy. Please preview for: Type 1, Type 2, Type 3
  • Show Border – Allow to show/hide boder for block
  • Block Title – You can change title for Block here
SOURCE OPTIONS

  • Category – You can choose categories which you want to show on tabs
  • Include subcategories – Allow for show articles in subcategories in the parent category
  • Source Filter – Allow filter frontpage articles
    • All Articles: Including frontpage/not frontpage articles
    • None Frontpage: No show frontpage articles
    • Only Frontpage: Show frontpage articles only
  • Sort Order By – Allow sort order articles by
    • Recently Added
    • Recently Modified
    • Most View
    • Ordering
    • Title
    • Random
  • Source Limit – The limit number of articles which are allowed to show in each category
  • Number column per page – The limit number of columns which are allowed to per page
  • Number row per page – The limit number of rows which are allowed to per page
CATEGORIES OPTIONS

  • Tab event – We support two events when active on tabs (Click and Hover)
  • Categories order by – Sort order categories by
    • Random
    • Title
    • Created
  • Show Image – Allow for showing image on tab
  • Show Description – Allow for showing description on tab
  • Limit Description – The limited number of characters which can be showed on the tab
  • Image Width/Height – You can change width/height of image on tabs here
  • Image Background – You can change background of image here
  • Image Mode – We support 4 modes for image:
    • Fill
    • Fit
    • Stretch
    • Center
ITEMS OPTIONS

  • Show Title – Allow to show title of items
  • Link Title – Allow to add link for title
  • Limit Title – The limited number of characters which can be showed in the titles of items
  • Show Images – Allow for showing image of items
  • Link Image – Allow to add link for Image
  • Show Description – Allow for showing description of item
  • Keep HTML – Strip HTML tag in description or keep them
  • Limit description – The limited number of characters which can be showing in description of items
  • Show Hits – Allow for showing hits
  • Show Created – Allow for showing created date
  • Link target – We support 3 modes for open links:
    • Parent window
    • New window
    • Popup
  • Large image width/height – Allow to change width/height of large images (only support for Type 2 – Layout)
  • Image width/height – Allow to change width/height of items’ images
  • Image Background – You can change background of image here
  • Image Mode – We support 4 modes for image:
    • Fill
    • Fit
    • Stretch
    • Center
ADVANCED OPTIONS

  • Include jQuery – Allow to choose include jQuery
  • Custom URL – This param allows you to customize the link of each article. If you do not want to go to the detail page of article, you can change the link to another. In the textarea of Custom HTML, please use the following syntax::
    • ArticleID_1:New_URL_1
    • ArticleID_2:New_URL_2
      With:
    • ArticleID_1, ArticleID_2,… are ids of Articles. You can see the Id column in Article Manager page in VirtueMart Component.
    • New_URL_1, New_URL_2, New_URL_3 are links which you want to replace the orginal links. Format: http://www.newlink.com
  • 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