Your Guide to Recreating Elements of the Manticore Demo for Joomla
The Upcoming Games particle lists important releases and upcoming news items in a clean, easy-to-follow particle.
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||Set a title for the particle.|
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.
|Item Name||This is the name of the item. This appears as the item's title on the front end.|
|Date||Enter a date for the article.|
|Link||Enter a URL you would like the item to link to.|
|Target||Select a target window for the URL to open through.|
|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.
|Title||Show or Hide the article's title.|
|Title Limit||Enter the maximum number of characters in the title to display.|
|Date||Show or Hide article dates.|
|Date Format||Set the format that dates will be displayed in.|