Your Guide to Recreating Elements of the Clarity Demo for Joomla
The Testimonials particle displays testimonials in an elegant, east-to-read way. You can manually input testimonial content, or pull it from your CMS.
Here are the topics covered in this guide:
These options affect the main area of the particle, and not the individual items within. You can set the title of the particle, as well as give it an introductory paragraph here.
|Particle Name||This is the name of the particle used for back end management. It does not appear on the front end.|
|Content Source||Choose between Particle and Joomla as the content source.|
|CSS Classes||Enter any CSS class(es) you wish to have apply to the particle.|
|Title||Enter a title for the particle. This will appear on the front end.|
|Grid Column||Select the number of columns you want testimonials to appear in.|
These items make up the individual featured items in the particle. They sit apart from the particle's title and introduction. Each item can have its own properties, including icons and written content.
|Item Name||This is the name of the item. This is just used for backend organization.|
|Testimonial Content||Descriptive text goes here. This is the bulk of the item's content.|
|Testimonial Author||Enter the name of the person giving the testimonial.|
|Person Position||Enter a title or position for the author of the testimonial.|
|Person Photo||The image file can be linked here.|
|Alt Tag||Enter an alternative text for the photo.|
|Categories||Select the categories of articles this particle will display.|
|Articles||Select the number of articles you would like the particle to fetch.|
|Featured Articles||Choose how Featured Articles should be filtered. Choose between Include, Exclude, or Only Featured.|
|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||Choose the type of factor to order by.|
|Ordering Direction||Choose between Ascending and Descending as the article ordering method.|
This section configures how articles are displayed.
|Image||Select which image in an article should be displayed.|
|Article Text||Choose between showing the Introduction or Full Article text to display. You can also Hide text.|
|Text Limit||Set a limit (in characters) of the article's text to appear.|
|Text Formatting||Select between Plain Text and HTML text formatting.|
|Author||Show or Hide the author.|
|Author Image||Select a small profile image to appear with the testimonial item.|