SJ Matrix Slider for VirtueMart

This guide will help you install SJ Matrix Slider for VirtueMart step by step.

When you buy the module the first time, you will have the latest version. After the first release, we will update this module regularly, please check newer versions when informed here

1REQUIREMENT – Back to top

At the basic level, this module will require the following conditions:

  • Compatible with version Joomla: Joomla! 2.5.x
  • Compatible with Virtuemart v2.0.24. Download here
  • Support 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 modules 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 2.5.x to illustrate

After installing, go to Extensions -> Module Manager and find SJ Matrix Slider for VirtueMart to configure

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

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

Let’s look at the parameters in detail:

Basic Options

  • Open Link – Set target for links:
    • New Window
    • Same Window
    • Popup Window

Set Column number for each devices

  • For devices have screen width from 1600px to greater
  • For devices have screen width from 1200px to greater
  • For devices have screen width from 768px up to 1199px
  • For devices have screen width from 480px up to 767px
  • For devices have screen width less than or equal 479px

Source Options

  • Category – Allow to select category
  • Child Category Products – Allow child category products to Include/Exclude articles from Child Category
  • Category Depth – Allow the number of child category levels to return
  • Featured Products – Allow to show featured products
    • Show
    • Hide
    • Only
  • Product Order By – Allow to sort order by
    • Ordering
    • Lastest
    • Best Sales
    • ID
    • Product name
    • Product Price
    • Random
  • Ordering Direction – Allow to select ordering direction
    • Ascending
    • Descending
  • Limitation – Allow to select maximun the number products to display. Set “0” for unlimited selection.

Item Options

  • Display Title – Allow to display title OR NOT
  • Title Maxlength – Allow to set the max length of title. Set “0” to show full title
  • Display Description – Allow to display description OR NOT
  • Description Maxlength – Allow to set the max length of description. Set “0” to show full description
  • Display Price – Allow to display price OR NOT
  • Rating – Allow to display rating OR NOT
  • Display Readmore Link – Allow to display readmore link OR NOT
  • Read more Text – Allow to insert the text for readmore link
Image Options
Get Image From Product Image 

  • Product Image – Allow you to get image from product Image OR not

Get Images From Product Description

  • Description – Allow you to get images from product description OR not

Get Image From Extend Folder

  • Extend Folder – Allow you to get images from external folder OR not
  • Order to Get – Set order: field_image, field_description, external OR not
  • Extend Folder – Set path to external image folder used by option above
  • 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 you to set the width/height of the big image
  • Background – Allow to set the color of image background. This is applied for showing images without full background. If the image with full background, you can see nothing to change
  • User Default Image – Allow to set user default image OR not
  • Placeholder Path or Url – Allow to set path to placeholder image

Effect Options

    • Product Start – Allow to set the first item to show on the module
    • Auto Play – Allow you set for slideshow auto play OR not
    • Interval – Allow you to set speed of timer
    • Speed – Allow you to set speed of slideshow (Larger = Slower)
    • Stop When Hover – Allow slideshow effect stop when hover OR NOT
    • Swipe – Allow users to use swipe gesture for switching pages on touchscreens
    • Easing – Allow you to select an easing options

Advanced Options

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

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!