Your Guide to Recreating Elements of the Orion Demo for Joomla
The Showcase particle creates blocks that combine text and images to highlight your product in a modern way.
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 for the particle.|
|Prev / Next||Enable or Disable the Prev / Next navigation. Arrows will not appear unless they are actually required.|
|Dots||Enable or Disable dot navigation.|
|Autoplay||Enable or Disable autoplay for the particle.|
|Autoplay Timeout||Set the time (in milliseconds) between slides in autoplay mode.|
|Loop||Enable or Disable looping slides.|
|Speed||Set the transition speed (in milliseconds).|
|Touch Move||Enable or Disable touch movements.|
|Effect||Choose a slideshow effect. Options include: Slide or Fade.|
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. It appears the the top of the text area on the front end.|
|Image||Select an image to appear in the particle.|
|Main Title||Enter a larger main title to appear on the front end.|
|Additional Description||Enter a text paragraph that describes the item.|
|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||Choose between the Intro, Full, or no image to display with each item.|
|Title||Show or Hide the article's title.|
|Title Limit||Enter the maximum number of characters in the title to display.|
|Article Text||Select the article text to appear in each item.|
|Text Limit||Set a limit (in characters) of article text to appear in the item.|