SJ Extra Slider for VirtueMart

This guide will help you install SJ Extra Slider for VirtueMart 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, Joomla! 3.x and Responsive layout.
  • Compatible with Virtuemart Version 3.1.0 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 module 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 Browse, 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 Extensions -> Module Manager and find SJ Extra Slider for VirtueMart to configure.

SJ Extra Slider for VirtueMart module is configured in 6 main groups of parameters as following:

  • Module.
  • Source Options.
  • Item Options.
  • Image Options.
  • Effect Optionss.
  • Advanced.

Let’s look at the parameters in detail:


  • Open Link – Allow to choose one of three:
    • Same window.
    • New window.
    • Popup window.
  • Button page – Allow to choose page’s button (top or under).
  • Theme Style – Allow to choose theme style, we support 7 theme.
  • # Column – Allow to set number of column for each device:
    • For devices have screen width from 1200px to greater.
    • For devices have screen width from 992px up to 1199px.
    • For devices have screen width from 768px up to 991px.
    • For devices have screen width from 480px up to 767px.
    • For devices have screen width less than or equal 479px.
      • Column – Allow to enter the column of product on a slider.
      • Rows – Allow to enter the row of product on a slider.

Source Options.

  • Category – You can choose categories which you want to show.
  • Child Category products – Allow to include or exclude products from child categories.
  • Category Depth – The number of child category levels to return.
  • Featured products – Allow to select to show, hide or only display Featured products.
  • Product Order By – Allow to choose 1 of 7
    • Product Name.
    • ID.
    • Best sales.
    • Latest.
    • Ordering.
    • Product price.
    • Random.
  • Ordering Direction – Select the direction you would like products to be ordered by.
  • Limitation – Maximum number of products to display. Enter “0” for unlimited.

Items Options.

  • Show Title of Slider – Allow to show/hide title of slider.
  • Title of Slider – Allow to insert title of slider.
  • Display Title – Allow to show/hide title of product.
  • Title Maxlength – The maxlength of product’s title. Set “0″ to show full title..
  • Display Description – Allow to display description of product OR not.
  • Description Maxlength – The max length of product’s description can be showed.
  • Display Price – Allow to show/hide price of product.
  • Display Add To Cart – Allow to show/hide button add to cart.
  • Display Read More Link – Allow to show/hide link for readmore.
  • Read More Text – Allow to insert text for link of read more.
Image Options. 

  • Get Images From Product Image
    • Product Image – Allow to show image product OR not.
  • Get Images From Product Descriptionn
    • Description – Allow to show image description OR not.
  • 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.
    • Output Format – Output Format after 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.

    • Margin Right Item – Allow to enter margin-right on Item (px).
    • SlideBy Item – Navigation slide by x. page string can be set to slide by page.
    • Auto Play – Allow to Enable/Disable autoplay mode.
    • Auto Interval Timeout – Allow to set the speed of timer. Larger = Slower.
    • Pause On Hover – Allow slideshow effect stop when hover OR NOT.
    • Auto Play Speed – Allow to set speed of auto play.
    • Start Position Item – Allow to Start position or URL Hash string like #id.
    • Mouse Drag – Allow to Enable/Disable the mouse drag OR not.
    • Touch Drag – Allow to set the touch drag on the smart devices OR not.
    • Effect – Allow to choose the effect for the module.
    • Show Pagination – Allow show/hide Pagination for slider.
    • Pagination Speed – Allow to set Pagination Speed for slider.
    • Show Navigation – Allow show/hide Navigation for module.
    • Navigation Speed – Allow to set Navigation Speed.
    • Duration – Allow to set how long animation will run (Lager = Slower).
    • Delay – Allow to set a timer to delay the excution of the next item in the queue (Lager = Slower).

Advanced Options.

    • Module Class Suffix – Allow to input class suffix.
    • 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-texl – 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 Classg – Support the CSS Class for module header/title.
    • Module Style – Select module style.

4SUPPORT – Back to top

Thank you so much for purchasing this extension. If you have any questions that are beyond the scope of this help file, please send us via: Submit a Ticket

Thanks so much!