SJ Filter for K2

This guide will help you install SJ Filter 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, Joomla! 3.x and Responsive layout.

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 “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 Module Demo

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 Filter for K2 to configure.SJ Filter for K2 module is configured in 3 main groups of parameters as following:

  • Module.
  • Source Options.
  • Advanced.

Let’s look at the parameters in detail:


  • Show Keyword – Allow to show keyword or not.
  • Show Categories – Allow to Show Categories or Not.
  • Show Date – Allow to show/hide Date of Field.
  • Search result page – Allow to select a menu item to display search result.

Source Options.

  • Category filter – Allow to choose type of Category filter: All/Select.
  • Select one or more categories – Allow to select one or more categories for which you want to filter an items list.
  • Show sub categorries – Allow to fetch items from children categories or Not.

Advanced Options.

  • Alternative Layout – Set custom layout for this module.
  • 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-texl – The content to show at the end of module.
  • Caching – Select whether to cache the content of this module.
  • Cache Time – The time in seconds before the module is recached.
  • 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 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!