SJ Cool Slider for K2

Module SJ Cool Slider for K2 comes with the ability of displaying K2 entries in a smooth motion of slide and flexibility of navigation. This guide will help you install SJ Cool Slider for K2 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
  • Support Component K2 2.6.x. 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 Cool Slider for K2 to configure.

SJ Cool Slider for K2 module is configured in 5 main groups of parameters as following:

  • Source Options
  • Item Options
  • Image Options
  • Effect Options
  • Advanced Options

Let’s look at the parameters in detail:

Source Options

  • Source – Allow to choose one of two
    • Retrieve items from category.
    • Select specific items.
  • If you choose : Retrieve items from category, you need to fill params below:
    • Category filter – : allow to select one or all category in component.
    • Fetch items from children category – Allow to choose children categories OR not.
    • Select one or more categories – Choose the category which you want to show in this module.
    • Item count – Allow to select the number of items to display. Set “0” to display all items.
    • Item Ordering – Allow to sort order by Default, ect.
    • Time range – Allow to set time range if odering is set to most popular or most commented.
    • Featured item – Allow to show/hide or show only featured item.
  • If you choose : Select specific items, you need to fill params below:
    • Add item – Allow to choose items from list item in K2 component.
    • Drag and drop to re-oder item – Allow to drag and drop to re-oder item.

Item Options

  • Display Category – Allow to show title of category in item OR not.
  • Display Title – Allow to display title of item OR not.
  • Title Maxlength – The maxlength of item’s title. Set “0” to show full title.
  • Display Released Date – Allow to display released date of item OR not.
  • Display Rating -Allow to display rating OR not.
  • Display Description – Allow to display description of item OR not.
  • Description Maxlength – The max length of item’s description can be showed.
  • Display Readmore Link – Allow to show/hide link for readmore.
  • Read More Text – Allow to insert the text for readmore link.
  • Display Content – Allow to show/hide item’s content.
Image Options

  • Priority Display
    • Priority – Allow to display image or video of item.

    Note: Creat K2 item has video here

  • Get images from K2 Image.
    • K2 Image – Allow to show/hide image initem of Component K2.
    • K2 Image Size – Allow to choose image size in combobox.
  • Images from Inline Introtext
    • Inline Introtext – Allow to show/hide image of item.
  • Images from Inline Fulltext
    • Inline Fulltext – Allow to show/hide image of item.
  • 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.
    • 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.

Effect Options

  • Auto Play – Allow to set for slideshow auto play OR not.
  • Interval – Set to true to enable interval gesture support for advancing the slideshow forward or back.
  • Stop when hover – Allow slideshow effect stop when hover OR not.
  • Effect – Allow to select effect of slide, we support 2 effect.
  • Swipe – Allow to run effect swipe in slide OR not.

Advanced Options

  • Module Class Suffix – Allow you to choose another CSS class that suits your template.
  • 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

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!