Slideshow Joomla/WordPress Particle

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Create a responsive Joomla Articles or WordPress Posts Slideshow with images and style effects. See how Joomla/Wordpress Slideshow can be designed beautifully on Slideshow Joomla Demo Page | WordPress Demo.
  • # Slideshow Joomla Package contents

    Files Description
    jlslideshowjoomla.yaml Contains the Slideshow Joomla particle settings.
    jlslideshowjoomla.html.twig The Twig file to pull information, settings.
  • # Slideshow WordPress Package contents

    Files Description
    jlslideshowwp.yaml Contains the Slideshow WordPress particle settings.

    jlslideshowwp.html.twig The Twig file to pull information, settings.
  • # Slideshow Grav Package contents

    Files Description
    jlslideshowgrav.yaml Contains the Slideshow Grav particle settings.

    jlslideshowgrav.html.twig The Twig file to pull information, settings.

Installation Installing the particle on your website is a really simple process. You can refer to the document here to know more.

Requirements Slideshow Joomla/Wordpress/Grav require Uikit 3 for Gantry 5 Atom to be installed and enabled in your theme layout settings.

Go to Template/Theme Settings > select the Layout to add Slideshow particle (i.e: Home) -> Layout tab -> Drag and drop the Slideshow Particle from Particles panel (left corner) to the section you want to display the slideshow.

Settings

Tab Articles

Settings Description
Categories Select the categories the articles should be taken from.
Articles Enter the Joomla articles that should be shown. It should be a list of article IDs separated with a comma (i.e. 1,2,3,4,5).
Featured Articles Select how Featured articles should be filtered.
Number of Articles Enter the maximum number of articles to display.
Start From Enter offset specifying the first article to return. The default is ‘0’ (the first article).
Order By Select how the articles should be ordered by.
Ordering Direction Select the direction the articles should be ordered by.
Display Style Settings Common settings for Display Style
Image Select if and what image of the article should be shown.
Prepare Content Use Joomla Content Plugins
Show Edit Link Display a link to the article edit form
Title Select if the article title should be shown.
Title Limit Enter the maximum number of characters the article title should be limited to.
Article Text Select if and how the article text should be shown.
Text Limit Type in the number of characters the article text should be limited to.
Text Formatting Select the formatting you want to use to display the article text.
Slideshow Settings Common settings for Slideshow
Height The slideshow always takes up full width, and the height will adapt automatically based on the defined ratio. Alternatively, the height can adapt to the height of the viewport.

Note: Make sure, no height is set in the section settings when using one of the viewport options.
Ratio Set a ratio. It’s recommended to use the same ratio of the background image. Just use its width and height, like 1600:900.
Min Height Use an optional minimum height to prevent the slideshow from becoming smaller than its content on small devices. Min 200 Max 800
Max Height Set the maximum height. Min 500 Max 1600. This option won’t have any effect unless Height(Viewport modes) are enabled.
Text Color Set light or dark color mode for text, buttons and controls. This option won’t have any effect If Overlay Style is enabled.
Box Shadow Select the image’s box shadow size.
Extra Bottom Shadow Add extra bottom shadow below the slideshow.
CSS Classes CSS class name for the particle.
Tag Attributes Extra Tag attributes. See more info here.

Tab Control

Animation Settings Common settings for Slideshow Animation

Settings Description
Transition Select the transition between two slides.
Velocity Set the velocity in pixels per milisecond. Min 20 Max 300.
Autoplay Enable autoplay for slideshow items.
Interval Set the autoplay interval in seconds. Min 5 Max 15.
Pause On Hover Pause autoplay on hover.
Ken Burns Effect Select the transformation origin for the Ken Burns animation.
Duration Set the duration for the Ken Burns effect in seconds.

Navigation Settings Common settings for Slideshow Navigation

Settings Description
Navigation Select the navigation type.
Show Below Slideshow Display the navigation below slideshow.
Vertical navigation Vertical navigation items
Position Select the position of the navigation if the navigation is NOT below the slideshow.
Margin Apply a margin between the navigation and the slideshow container.
Show below slideshow Display the navigation below slideshow
Position Below Align the navigation’s items if the navigation is below the slideshow.
Margin Below Apply a margin between the navigation and the slideshow container if the navigation is below the slideshow.
Breakpoint Display the navigation only on this device width and larger.
Color Set light or dark color if the navigation is below the slideshow.
Thumbnail Width Enter the image’s width if the navigation is Thumbnav.
Thumbnail Height Enter the image’s height if the navigation is Thumbnav.

Thumbnav Style Customize the border color for Thumbnav. You need to set the Navigation type to Thumbnav to use these features.

Example

Result

Settings Description
Border Width Customize border width color, i.e: 5.
Border Color Customize the thumbnav Border Color.
Border Hover Color Customize the Border Hover Color on hover/click.

Slidenav Settings Defines a navigation with previous and next buttons to flip through slideshows.

Settings Description
Position Select the position of the slidenav.
Show On Hover Show the slide nav on hover only.
Larger Style To increase the size of the slidenav icons.
Margin Apply a margin between the slidenav and the slideshow container.
Breakpoint Display the slidenav only on this device width and larger.
Outside Breakpoint Display the slidenav only outside on this device width and larger. Otherwise it will be displayed inside.
Outside Color Set light or dark color if the slidenav is outside of the slideshow.
Previous Icon Custom Previous icons using icon Picker
Next Icon Custom Next icons using icon Picker

Style Tab

Title Settings Common settings for Title Style

Settings Description
Style Heading styles differ in font-size but may also come with a predefined color, size and font.
Link title Link the title if a link exists.
Hover Style Set the hover style for a linked title. Enable link title to use this option.
Decoration Decorate the headline with a divider, bullet or a line that is vertically centered to the heading.
Predefined Color Select a predefined text color.
Custom Color Customize the title color instead using predefined title color mode.
You need to set the predefined color to None to use the customize color option.
Font Size Customize the title text font size.
Transform The following options will transform text into uppercased, capitalized or lowercased characters.
HTML Element Choose one of the elements to fit your semantic structure.
Margin Top Set the top margin.
Title Parallax Add a parallax effect for Title. This option won’t have any effect unless the Parallax animation for Overlay is selected.

Meta Settings Common settings for Meta Style

Settings Description
Style Display the meta text in a sentence or a horizontal list.
Subnav Style Select the subnav style for Meta List Style.
Author Select if the article author should be shown.
Author Meta Translate or replace the Author meta text for Sentence Style. Default: Written by
Date Select if the article date should be shown.
Date Format Select preferred date format. Leave empty not to display a date.
Date Meta Translate or replace the Date meta text for Sentence Style. Default: on
Category Select if and how the article category should be shown.
Category Meta Translate or replace the Category meta text for Sentence Style. Default: Posted in
Hits Select if the article hits should be shown.
Predefined Color Select the predefined meta color.
Custom Color Customize the meta color. Set Predefined Color for Meta to None before using this feature.
Font Size Customize the title text font size.
Transform The following options will transform text into uppercased, capitalized or lowercased characters.
Alignment Align the meta text above/below the title or below the content.
Margin Top Set the top margin.
Meta Parallax Add a parallax effect for Meta. This option won’t have any effect unless the Parallax animation for Overlay is selected.

Content Settings Common settings for Content Style

Settings Description
Style Select a predefined text style, including color, size and font-family.
Predefined Color Select the predefined meta color.
Content Color Customize the content color instead using predefined text color.
You need to set the predefined color to None to use the customize color option.
Font Size Customize the content text font size.
Transform The following options will transform text into uppercased, capitalized or lowercased characters.
Margin Top Set the top margin.
Content Parallax Add a parallax effect for Content. This option won’t have any effect unless the Parallax animation for Overlay is selected.

Link Settings Common settings for Link Style

Settings Description
Target Target browser window when item is clicked.
Text Enter the text for the link.
Style Set the button style.
Button Size Set the button size.
Margin Top Set the top margin.
Button Parallax Add a parallax effect for Link. This option won’t have any effect unless the Parallax animation for Overlay is selected.

Slidenav Style Settings Customize the color for Slidenav Style

Example

Result

Settings Description
Background Customize slidenav background color.
Color Customize the slidenav color
Padding Horizontal Customize the horiozontal padding for slidenav button icon.
Padding Vertical Customize the vertical padding for slidenav button icon.
Hover Background Customize the hover background color.
Hover Color Customize the hover color for slidenav button (prev/next).

Overlay tab

Settings Description
Container Width Set the maximum content width. Note: The section may already have a maximum width, which you cannot exceed.
Container Padding Set the vertical container padding to position the overlay. This option won’t have any effect unless Container Width are enabled.
Margin Apply a margin between the overlay and the slideshow container. This option won’t have any effect unless Container Width are enabled.
Position Set the padding between the overlay and its content.
Style Select the style for the overlay.
Color Set light or dark color mode (example if you use Overlay primary or tile primary style, you can set the Light color for overlay content)
Padding Set the padding between the overlay and its content. This option won’t have any effect unless Overlay Style is enabled.
Width Set a fixed width.
Animation Choose between a parallax depending on the scroll position or an animation, which is applied once the slide is active.

Parallax Tab

Settings Description
Parallax Settings Common settings for Title/Meta/Content and Link Parallax.
Horizontal Start / Horizontal End Animate the horizontal position (translateX) in pixels. Min:-600 and Max:600
Vertical Start / Vertical End Animate the vertical position (translateY) in pixels. Min:-600 and Max:600
Scale Start / Scale End Animate the scaling. 100 means 100% scale, 200 means 200% scale, and 50 means 50% scale. Min 30 and Max:400
Rotate Start / Rotate End Animate the rotation clockwise in degrees. NOTE: Min 0 and Max 360
Opacity Start / Opacity End Animate the opacity. 100 means 100% opacity, 0 means 0% opacity and 50 means 50%. NOTE: Min 0 and Max 100

General, Parallax and Parallax Background tab

Please take a look the documentation here for more detail about these tabs settings

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