SJ Slideshow II

First of all, make sure you always download the newest version. When you bought the module, you already had the last version.
The following documentation is applied for packages from version 1.0 of SJ Content Slideshow II, SJ K2 SlideShow II, SJ Zoo Slideshow II and SJ VM SlideShow II module.
Refer guides for Joomla!15 packages in here

REQUIREMENTS

1. Joomla! v1.7.x and Joomla! 2.5.x latest stable versions are highly recommended.

INSTALLATION

1. Prepare your module package (zip file; please UNZIP first if it is indicated in the file name)
2. All steps are in administrator of Joomla!:

  • 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
  • Then click the module listed below to configure it as SETTINGS part hereafter

SETTINGS

Let’s examine all the settings detail on SJ Content Slideshow II module – Joomla!2.5.x package

1. This module with sample layout is below:

2. The parameters are divided up into the following areas:

  • General Options
  • Content Options
  • Image Options
  • Effect Options
  • Advanced Options
GENERAL OPTIONS

  • Module Class Suffix – Allow you to choose another CSS class that suits your template. Please refer more here
  • Module Width – Allow to set width of module
  • Select A Theme – Allow you to choose one of 5 themes available
  • Open Link – The opening window for links:
    • New Window
    • Same Window
  • Data Source – Choose the source of content that is used with this module
  • Include Subcategories – Choose content in subcategories OR not
  • Sort Order By – Allow to choose the criterion for order:
    • Recently Added
    • Most Views
    • Recently Modified
    • Title
    • Ordering
    • Random
  • Source Filter – Allow to filter article with:
    • All article
    • None Frontpage
    • Only Frontpage
  • Item Count – Allow to set number of articles which you want to show in module
  • Item Number Per Page – The number of article which you want to show in one page
CONTENT OPTIONS

  • Show Main Title – Show/hide the main title of article
  • Link For Main Title – Enable/Disable link for MainTitle of article
  • Main Title Max Characs – Allow to set the number of character in main title. Choosing -1 if you want to show full title.
  • Main Title Color – Allow to change color of the MainTitle
  • Show Main Description – Show/hide main description
  • Main Description Max Chars – Allow to set the number of character in description. Choosing -1 if you want to show full title.
  • Main Description Color – Allow to change color of the main description
  • Main Background Opacity – Allow to change background Opacity of main description
  • Show Normal TitleShow/hide the normal title of product
  • Normal Title Max Chars – Allow to set the number of characters in normal title. Choosing -1 if you want to show full title.
  • Normal Title color – Allow to change color of the normal title
  • Normal Title Active Color – Allow to change color of the normal title when is activated
  • Show Normal Description – Show/hide normal description
  • Normal Description Max Chars – Allow to set the number of characters in normal description.
  • Normal Description Color – Allow to change color of the normal description
  • Normal Description Active Color – Allow to change color of the normal description when is activated
  • Normal Background – Allow to change normal background of the article
  • Normal Active Background – Allow to change normal active background
  • Keep HTML – Strip html tag in description or keep them
  • Show Navigation Buttons – Allow to select navigation buttons:
    • Display
    • Hover
    • Hide
  • Show Read More – Show/hide Read More
  • Read More Text – Allow you to alter the text for Read more…
  • Custom URL – Custom url of article

IMAGES OPTIONS

  • Show Main Image – Show/hide main image
  • Link For Main Image – Enable/Disable link for Main Image
  • Show Normal Image – Show/hide normal image
  • Small Image Width – Allow you to set the width of the small image
  • Small Image Height – Allow you to set the height of the small image
  • Image Width – Allow you to set the width of the main image
  • Image Height – Allow you to set the height of the main image
  • Image Background – Allow to set the color of image background
  • Resize Mode – Allow you to choose the mode of image resizing
    • None
    • Center
    • Fill
    • Fit
    • Strech
EFFECT OPTIONS

  • Auto Play –  Allow you to set autoplay for slideshow
  • Effect – Support 25 effects for your site
  • Stop when Hover – Allow you to stop slide when being hovered OR not
  • Slideshow Speed – The time to move to next article
  • Time – The time to run effect
ADVANCED OPTIONS

  • Include Jquery – Allow to include jQuery lib 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