SJ SobiPro Slider

This guide is intended for Slider modules, whichever components which has made all are applied.

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

REQUIREMENTS

1. Joomla! 2.5.x, latest stable version is recommended.
2. Specific component; Content, K2, VirtueMart, Zoo and SobiPro component reflects the name of module.

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 backend of Joomla!:

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

SETTINGS

1. This module with sample layout is below:

  • Navigation: Controls configured under Basic Options
  • One entry with main image: Configured under Entry Options
  • Price, Readmore and Custom icons… Configured under Field Options

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

  • Basic Options
  • Entry Options
  • Field Options
  • Image Options
  • Effect Options
  • Advanced Options
BASIC OPTIONS

  • Module Class Suffix – Allow you to choose another CSS class that suits your template
  • Select Section – Choose the source of content that is used with this module
  • Section ID – ID of the SobiPro section chosen above
  • Order Entries By – Allow to choose the criterion for order
    • Popularity ascending
    • Popularity descending
    • Creation date ascending
    • Creation date descending
    • Last update date ascending
    • Last update date descending
    • Expiration date ascending
    • Expiration date descending
    • Random
  • Entries Limit– Allow to set total of entries to be used by module
  • Title of Slider– Allow to set title for each instance of module
  • Open Link – Set target for links clicked:
    • New window
    • Same window
    • Popup
  • Layout – Allow you to choose one of layouts available
  • Show control– Allow to show navigation buttons OR not
  • Control Type – Allow you to choose one of styles for navigation buttons
  • Control Position – Allow you to choose one of positions for navigation buttons
ENTRY OPTIONS

  • Display title – Show the title of entries OR not
  • Title Maxlength – Allow to set the length of entries title, set 0 for unlimited
  • Display Description – Show entries description OR not
  • Description Maxlength – Allow to set the length of entries description, set 0 for unlimited
  • Price Display – Show the price field OR not
  • Show Read More – Show the Readmore link OR not
  • Read More text– Set text for Readmore link
FIELD OPTIONS

  • Description Field– Alias of a SobiPro field that you want it to be entries’ description (fields of SobiPro section that you chose above)
  • Price Field– Alias of a SobiPro field that you want it to be entries’ price
  • The field is used for big image

  • Image Field– Alias of a SobiPro field that you want it to be entries’ main image
  • List field used for icons

  • Image 1 Field– Alias of a SobiPro field that you want it to be 1st icon displayed under main image
  • Image 2 Field– Alias of a SobiPro field that you want it to be 2nd icon displayed under main image
  • Image 3 Field– Alias of a SobiPro field that you want it to be 3rd icon displayed under main image
  • Image 4 Field– Alias of a SobiPro field that you want it to be 4th icon displayed under main image
  • Image 5 Field– Alias of a SobiPro field that you want it to be 5th icon displayed under main image
  • Image 6 Field– Alias of a SobiPro field that you want it to be 6th icon displayed under main image
  • Image 7 Field– Alias of a SobiPro field that you want it to be 7th icon displayed under main image
  • Image 8 Field– Alias of a SobiPro field that you want it to be 8th icon displayed under main image
  • Image 9 Field– Alias of a SobiPro field that you want it to be 9th icon displayed under main image
  • Image 10 Field– Alias of a SobiPro field that you want it to be 10th icon displayed under main image
  • Syntax for image fields above: field_alias/@attribute_name With:

  • field_alias: Alias of a SobiPro field that you want to set
  • attribute_name: One of 4 values: original, icon, thumnail, image
  • Ex: Default value of Image field is field_image_0/@original
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
  • Image Width – Allow you to set the width of the main image
  • Image Height – Allow you to set the height of the main image
  • Background – Allow to set the color of image background
  • Cache Path – Allow to set path to image cache folder, relative to Joomla path
  • Cache Url – Allow to set URL to cached images
  • Placeholder – Allow you to use a placeholder image when article’s image is empty
  • Placeholder Path or Url – Allow to set path to placeholder image
EFFECT OPTIONS

  • Start – Allow you to set numbers of entries to be shown for the first time
  • Step – Allow you to set numbers of entries to be slided each time of sliding
  • Speed – Allow you to set speed of sliding, greater = slower
  • Interval – Allow you to set time to stop between sliding
ADVANCED OPTIONS

  • Device Class Suffix – Allow you to choose CSS class that suits devices
  • Alternative Layout – Allow you to choose custom alternative layout
  • 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