Your Guide to Recreating Elements of the Reiko Demo for Joomla
The Photo Collage particle displays images in a fun, modern collage.
Here are the topics covered in this guide:
These options affect the main area of the particle, and not the individual items within.
|Particle Name||This is the name of the particle used for back end management. It does not appear on the front end.|
|CSS Classes||Enter any CSS class(es) you wish to have apply to the particle.|
|Content Source||Choose between Particle and Joomla as the Content Source.|
|Title||Enter a title for the particle that appears on the front end.|
|Item Spacing||Set a custom amount of spacing between items.|
These items make up the individual featured items in the particle.
|Width Ratio||Set the width ratio. (Appears only on large desktops.)|
|Height Ratio||Set the height ratio. (Appears on all devices except mobile.)|
|Photo||Select a photo to display as the item.|
|Icon||Set an icon to appear when you hover over the image.|
|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.|
|Title||Choose whether or not the title of an article should be shown.|
|Title Limit||Set a character limit for titles.|
Note: When using Joomla Content source, images can utilize Width and Height options by adding, for example, width-2 and/or height-2 to the Alt Text field for either the Intro or Full image of the Article(s) you are displaying.