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Denali: Slider Particle

Your Guide to Recreating Elements of the Denali Demo for Joomla


Introduction

The Slider particle is a great way to display images in your website.

Here are the topics covered in this guide:

Configuration

Settings

These options affect the main area of the particle, and not the individual items within.

Option Description
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.
Demo Mode Enables or Disables Demo Mode. If enabled the preset number will be synced with the set number.
Prev / Next Enable or Disable the prev / next navigation.
Autoplay Enable or Disable autoplay.
Dots Enable or Disable navigation dots.
Thumbs Enable or Disable thumbnail navigation.
Items - Desktop Select the number of items to display on a Desktop browser.
Items - Tablet Select the number of items to display on a Tablet browser.
Items - Mobile Select the number of items to display on a Mobile browser.
Items - Small Mobile Select the number of items to display on a Small Mobile browser.

Particle Item Options

These items make up the individual featured items in the particle. Items in this section will only appear if Particle is selected as the Content Source.

Option Description
Item Name This is the name of the item. This only appears in the back end.
Icon Select a Font Awesome icon for the item.
Caption Enter a text caption for the item.
Link Enter a URL you would like the item to link to.
Target Choose the target tab you would like the URL to open to.

Articles

Option Description
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.

Display

This section configures how articles are displayed.

Option Description
Image Display the image assigned to the article's Intro, Full or None.
Article Text Choose whether to display the Introduction, Full Title, or Hide (none).
Text Limit Enter the number of characters you wish to limit the text displayed to.
Text Formatting Choose between plain text and HTML.
Title Show or Hide the article's title.
Title Limit Enter the maximum number of characters in the title to display.
Date Enter a date for the item.
Date Format Select the format you want the date to be displayed in.
Read More Show or Hide the Read More link.
Read More Label Enter any text you wish to have appear as the read more link.
Target Choose whether to have the link open in a new tab or the same tab.
Button Classes Enter any CSS class(es) you wish to have apply to the button.

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