SJ K2 Slider

This guide will help you install SJ Newsletter Popup 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

SJ K2 Slider

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 K2 Slider to configure

SJ K2 Slider module are configured in 6 groups of parameters following:

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

Let’s look at the parameters in detail:


  • Display title of slider – Allow you to show/hide title of slider
  • Title of slider – Allow you set title of slider
  • Link Target – Allow to select open link in the Sample/New/ Popup window.
  • Layout – Allow you to choose one of 2 layouts available
  • Display Control Buttons – Allow to show/hide control buttons
  • Control Button Type – Allow you to choose one of 3 control button types
  • Control Button Position – Allow to choose control  button positions to place navigation buttons:
    • Top
    • Bottom
    • Middle

  • Source – Allow to choose source to show item
    • Retrieve items from categories
    • Select specific items

Retrieve items from categories

  • Category filter – Allow to choose all or only selected categories
  • Select one or more categories – If above choice is “select”, you must to select categories that are used in this module
  • Fetch items from children categories – Allow to get data from child categories or not
  • Item count – Allow to set number of articles which will be displayed in the module. Set value “0” if you want to display all articles.
  • Item ordering – Select the item ordering way:
    • Oldest first (by date created)
    • Most recent first (by date created)
    • Most recent first (by date published)
    • Title Alphabetical
    • Title Reverse-Alphabetical
    • Ordering
    • Ordering reverse
    • Most popular
    • Highest rated
    • Most recommented
    • Latest modified
    • Random Ordering
  • Featured Items – Allow to show/hide/show only featured items

Select specific items

  • Add items – Allow to select specific item to be shown
  • Drag and drop to re-order item – Allow to drag and drop to re-order items that you selected in “Add items” param. It also allows to remove item by click the remove icon

Item Options

  • Display Title – Allow to show title OR not
  • Title Maxlength – Allow to set the length of category title, set 0 for showing full title
  • Ending character – Set ending character of title when using the truncating the title

Description Options

  • Display Description – Allow to show category description OR not
  • Description Maxlength – Allow to set the length of category description, set 0 for showing full description
  • Ending character – Set ending character when using the truncating the description
  • Tags Display – Allow to display tags for each article OR not

Readmorre Options

  • Display Readmore Link – Allow to show Readmore link OR not

Note: Image sources will be got in the item – Click HERE

Get Image From K2 Image

  • K2 Image – Allow you to get image from K2 image tab OR not
  • K2 Image size – Set size for k2 image tab

Get Image From Inline Introtext

  • Inline Introtext – Allow you to get image from Introtext OR not

Get Image From Inline Fulltext

  • Inline Fulltext – Allow to get image from Fulltext OR not

Get Image From Extend Folder

  • Extend Folder – Allow to extend folder or not
  • External Folder – Set path to external image folder used by option above
  • Order to Get – Set order: k2_image, inline_introtext, inline_fulltext, external OR external, inline_fulltext, inline_introtext, k2_image
  • Use Default Image – Allow you to use a placeholder image when entries’ image is empty
  • Placeholder Path or Url – Allow to set path to placeholder image

Big Image Options

  • 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 to set width/height of image
  • Background – Allow to set the color of big image background.This is applied for showing images without full background. If the image with full background, you can see nothing to change.

  • Auto Play – Allow you to set autoplay for sliding or not
  • Effect Options – Allow to select effects: Slider of Fade
  • SwipeAllow users to use swipe gesture for switching pages on touchscreens
  • Starting Item – Allow to set the item which should be initially displayed.
  • Total Items Slided – Allow to set total items slided on each transition
  • Transition speed – Allow to set transition speed on each slide
  • Interval – Allow you to set speed of timer
  • Stop when Hover – Allow to stop sliding when being hovered

  • Include jQuery – Allow you to include jQuery from this module or another one
  • Alternative Layout – Allow to use a different layout from the supplied module or overrides in the templates
  • Module Class Suffix – Allow you to style module with specific CSS suffix
  • Device Class Suffix – Allow you to choose CSS classes that suit devices you want
  • 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

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Thanks so much!