So Slider

First of all, make sure you always download the newest version. When you buy the module, you already have the last version.
The following documentation applies to the module version 1.0 and later.

REQUIREMENTS

– Joomla! v1.5.x and Joomla! v1.7.x latest stable versions are highly recommended.

INSTALLATION

1. Please to refer the installation in administrator of module on Joomla! v1.5.x after:

  • In Administrator page, go to Extensions -> Install/Uninstall
    In this page, click on Browse.. button, choose our module and then click Upload File & Install

  • Go to Extensions -> Module Manager, click on Select Type box and choose mod_so_article_slider (module for Content component on joomla1.7.x is Yt So Article Slider ) or mod_so_k2slider (module for K2 component on joomla1.7.x is So K2 Slider) or mod_yt_sobi2_slider (module for Sobi2 component) or mod_so_vmslider (module for virtuemart component on Joomla 1.7.x is SJ VM Slider)
  • And you can change params for your idea after.

2. And now, please to preview module with layout of SJ VirtueMart Slider for example:

  • Product Description: This is the intro text in the description of Product
  • Product image: This is the first image in the description of Product

SETTINGS

Let’s examine all the detail settings of SJ VirtueMart Slider on Joomla 1.7.x

The parameters are divided into the following areas:

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

  • Module Class Suffix – Please refer here
  • Select a theme – We supported 18 themes for showing module
  • Date Source – You can choose source of products from categories or Product ID – the number on the last column of product manager
  • Category – You can choose category which you want to show products
  • Include Subcategories – Allow you showing products in subcategories if you choose Yes (This param is only in SJ VM Slider – Joomla 1.7)
  • From IDs – This param is used for Data Source = From Product IDs. You can insert ID of products here. Syntax: 1,2,3
  • Sort Order By – Allow you to sort order articles by
    • Recently Added
    • Recently Modified
    • Title
    • Best Selling
    • Most Reviews
    • Price descending
    • Price ascending
    • Random
  • Source Filter – Allow you to filter products with 3 options:
    • All items: Show all products
    • Only special items: Show special products only
    • None special items: Hide products which are special products
  • Item Count – The amount of products which you want to show in the module
  • Starting Item – The ordinal number of product which can be showed at first.
  • Scroll Number – The number of products will be scrolled when the module plays
  • Element Number – The number of products will be showed on a slide.
  • Module Width/Height – Here you can change width/height of module. Unit is “px”
  • Themes – Please to change theme which you want to show. We support 4 themes for your module.
CONTENT OPTIONS

  • Show Title Slider – You can show/not show title of slider
  • Title of module – You can change text of module title here
  • Show Title – You can show/not show title of product
  • Title Max Chars – The limited number of characters of product title which can be showed in the module. If you want to unlimit length, you can choose “-1”
  • Show Desc – You can show/not show description of product
  • Desc Max Chars – The limited number of characters of product description which can be showed in the module. If you want to unlimit length, you can choose “-1”
  • Keep HTML – The module will keep HTML code in description if you choose “Yes”
  • Show Readmore – Allow to enable/disable Readmore
  • Readmore Text – You can change text for Readmore here
  • Show Button – Allow you show/not show buttons
  • Link target – The opening window for links:
    • Same window: Open the link in the same window
    • New window: Open the link in the new window
  • Title Color – Here allow to change color of product title. We support two types: code color or color name by english.
  • Title tooltip Color – Here allow to change color of title on tooltip. We support two types: code color or color name by english.
  • Description Color – Here allow to change color of product description. We support two types: code color or color name by english.
  • Show Base Price – Show base price with tax
  • Show All Price – Show base price with tax and sales price
  • Price Color – Here allow to change color of product price. We support two types: code color or color name by english.
  • Custom URL – This param allows you to customize the link of each product . If you do not want to go to the detail page of product, you can change the link to another. In the textarea of Custom HTML, please use the following syntax::
    • ProductID_1:New_URL_1
    • ProductID_2:New_URL_2

With:

  • ProductID_1, ProductID_2,… are ids of Products. You can see the Id column in Product Manager page in VirtueMart Component.
  • New_URL_1, New_URL_2, New_URL_3 are links which you want to replace the orginal links. Format: http://www.newlink.com
  • Show Introtext/footertext – You can show/ not show introtext/footertext
  • Intro Text – The content to show at the top of module
  • Footer Text – The content to show at the end of module
IMAGE OPTIONS

  • Show Image – Allow you show/not show image of product
  • Link for image – Allow to use/not use link of image
  • Thumbnail Width/Height – You can change width/height for thumbnail
  • Thumbnail Background color – Allow to change color of thumbnail background
  • Thumbnail Mode – We support 4 modes for thumbnail
    • Fill
    • Fit
    • Stretch
    • Center

EFFECT OPTIONS

  • Auto Play – Allow to play slideshow automatically
  • Speed – The time to move to next Product
  • Timer – The time to change effect
ADVANCE

  • Caching
    • Do not use Cache: Turn off caching
    • Use Cache: Turn on caching
  • Cache Times – The time to cache