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Introduction

News Display, Articles Display

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AJAX Scroller is a Web 2.0 module for Joomla! that displays and scrolls your site's Articles, Banners, RSS feeds, Tweets, Virtuemart products, K2 items or other content, loaded dynamically using different animation effects.

It can be used to present newsflashes, testimonials, latest news, banners, remote RSS feeds, Twitter updates, web-shop products or any other content with autoplay or manual scrolling in a smart and smooth way.

AJAX Scroller module for Joomla is highly optimized, hundreds of articles can be displayed and scrolled without any additional load on your website. It uses AJAX technology to pre-load the next article in advance so it's ready for scroll without delay. Once all items are fetched the remote requests stop while scrolling can continue. The whole process is performed without page refresh, quickly, smoothly and user friendly.

You can even duplicate the module and show different slideshows on same page. It can be configured to display several articles at once and remember the last viewed item on page refresh. AJAX Scroller is simple to install and use but powerful in terms of configurations.

AJAX Scroller key features:

• AJAX technology, making the module very quick and user friendly
• Highly optimized, pre-loading articles in advance
• Stops remote requests when all elements are fetched
• Can display unlimited number of articles without affecting the page load
• Can display and scroll several articles at a time
• Remembers the last viewed article and starts there on page refresh
• In addition to Articles, it can display Banners, remote RSS feeds, Twitter updates, Virtuemart products and K2 items
• User and friends timeline, mentions, lists and keyword search support for Twitter
• Vertical, horizontal scroll and fade switch
• Appealing visual animation slide effects including linear, expo, bounce, back, elastic
• Select displayed articles by category, multiple categories or frontpage state
• Different ordering options including random order
• Can display article images, parsing image mambots
• Optional title and read more link to the article
• Can display only intro, full text or both, limit the text length
• Navigation next/prev buttons, play/pause button and loading image
• Auto play with customizable pause time
• Strong styling possibilities, uses CSS to customize the appearance
• Possibility to display module within article content using loadposition plugin/mambot
• Possibility to display multiple instances on the same page, with individual styling
• Compatible with 3rd party plugins to open links in a lightbox rather than in a new window
• Joomla! 3, 2.5, 1.5 native (no legacy mode required) and 1.0 compatible
• Uses Mootools only, framework already loaded in Joomla, no jQuery or any other additional frameworks required
• Supports Joomfish
• Works with all major browsers: Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera, Safari and Chrome


Easy to set up, real time refresh my twitter feeds. Lack of language support but then it is easy to overcome. I wanted to remove some part of the text added to the feed. Looked everywhere in files and couldn't find it. So i requested code to change to remove the twitter link and got quick respond. Emir went to my ftp and uncommented the code himself. Great support !!!


Overall, I like this extension. It works and is pretty easy to use, but there are a few limitations that you may want to be aware of before you purchase.



The thing that most annoyed me about this is that there is an option to display your slides in a random order, but this doesn't work. On the support forum, they say that the random order is different on different computers, but this is not what most people want when they want a random order. I wanted the order to be different each time you visit the site, but that can't be done with this extension.



Also, be aware that you have to set a specific size for the scroller (in pixels). You can't have it adjust to fit any screen, even if you edit the css. I also don't think there is that much you can do to change the look of the scroller without editing the css.



All that said, this extension has still been useful for me. I'm no expert and have only used it on one site, but I just thought it might help someone out to know these things before purchasing.


I've used Ajax Scroller for some time on older J1.5 sites. The recent Twitter API update meant my site stopped working. The developer not only released a fix real fast to address the Twitter API change, he also did a (legacy) J1.5 fix as well! Who said support was dead? Top marks!


I use this module for streaming a twitter feed on my website. When it broke yesterday... as many streaming twitter feeds did with the the move to Twitter api v1.1.. the developer had a new version ready before I knew that it was broken.



Many modules and components do what they advertise... just as this one does. Most modules are are as easy to set up, like this.



What sets this module apart is the superior support.



After installing the new version, it didn't work correctly. I fired an email to the developer. He responded in two minutes. One can't always expect that kind of help... but it deserves a note on the JED when it happens!



Thank you... and it turned out the problem was a conflict with my .htaccess file, nothing even to do with the module itself.


I'm using the scroller as a one-line horizontal ticker from a couple of articles for my JomSocial site. Works just as I need it to, and was easy to install. Changing the CSS for my custom height and width worked well, because I could use Firebug Inspect in Mozilla to test the CSS changes before I made the final changes.


Easy installation, nice config options and cool transition effects. Thumbs up for the fact that it memorizes the last item it was showing even after page refresh!


AJAX Scroller met my requirements immediately, and the author responded immediately to my comments (even at the weekend!)



I shall investigate other options to see if more of my requirements can be met.


Very satisfied


Posted on 08 November 2012

This is an excellent extension but there are allot of them here.



What made me buy more extensions from this developer was that he were really quick on returning my emails and proved to be very willing to meet my requests.



/Digital IT Scadinavia

Peter


module not working


Posted on 25 October 2012

the module does not work and the assistance offered no solution to the problem.

Owner's reply: The module does work as many other users can testify. However, sometimes you need to have basic knowledge of CSS to adjust the look according to your needs.

Nice little module for testimonials. Simple to install and configure with lots of useful options. The ability to set the display height in the back-end rather than in the css file would be a handy enhancement Overall, a great extension at a reasonable price.

AJAX Register

Paid download | Site Access | Emir Sakic
2.5 3
Score:
100
49 reviews
NEW: Conditional custom fields, selectable user group. AJAX Register gives your Joomla site a better user experience for registration through inline field validation, also allowing you to extend your registration form with unlimited number of custom fields saved under each user profile. You can create additional text or text area input fields or even radio buttons, select lists or check boxes with unlimited number of options, upload fields for images and documents which allows you to require additional information on registration that is perfectly fit for just your site. Besides giving a better user experience, AJAX Register will also eliminate spammers via several types of CAPTCHA options. It also features auto-login after successful registration, custom redirection URLs, Email as Username option, selectable user group and multiple forms to register users into different user groups, each group with different custom fields for registration. AJAX Register will seamlessly override Joomla's own registration component, you won't even notice it's there. Just install it and you already have new AJAX based account registration, but would you need to customise it, you will find different configuration options in admin and powerful layout and translation possibilities. Increase the number of registered users on your site by offering a user-friendly, foolproof registration experience! Key features: • AJAX technology, making the registration process quick and user friendly • Seamless integration overriding the core registration component • Easy installation, no additional settings required, no core hacks • Native MVC structure • Add unlimited custom fields for registration • Create multiple registration forms to register users to different groups • On-the-fly field validation as you type • Asynchronous check for username and email availability • Live password strength check • Error messages and information inline presentation • Redirection options after successful registration, to referrer or custom URL • Possibility to turn system messages on and off • Auto-login after successful registration and account activation • Built-in CAPTCHA, reCAPTCHA and custom questions with asynchronous validation • Unlimited number of options for custom selection fields • Conditional fields, set custom dependency for each field • Allow user to select user group to be registered into, choose available groups • Create multiple registration forms to register users to different groups, with different extra fields and different redirections • Option to use Email as Username • Username blocks, words censor • IP filters, whitelist/blacklist, ranges and wildcards supported • Backend administration with customization settings • Custom fields info available within user profile and user manager • Users CSV export with custom fields info • Multilanguage support, simple translation • Templates for easy layout editing • CSS Styling
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Text Scroller

Text Scroller

Free | Articles Display | Emir Sakic
2.5 3
Score:
98
8 reviews
Text Scroller is a module for Joomla! that displays and continuously scrolls through a selected article. It features parameter options for size, autoplay, scrolling speed, pausing on mouse-over, scrollbar visibility and more. Text Scroller key features: • Configurable size • Can display only intro, full text or both • Auto play with customizable pause time • Options for setting the scrolling speed • Optional pause on mouse-over • Styling possibilities, uses CSS to customize the appearance • Possibility to display module within article content using loadposition plugin • Possibility to display multiple instances on the same page • Uses Mootools only, framework already loaded in Joomla, no jQuery or any other additional frameworks required • Compatible with Joomla! 3 and 2.5 • One-click upgrades supported • Works with all major browsers: Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera, Safari and Chrome
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SEF Advance

SEF Advance

Paid download | SEF | Emir Sakic
2.5 3
Score:
97
3 reviews
NEW: Now compatible with Joomla 3.x! SEF Advance is a Joomla SEF component which extends its built-in Search Engine Friendly URL fuctionality and raises it on a higher level. Instead of ordinary Joomla URLs which are often strange and inconsistent, you will get human friendly URLs in form of: http://www.site.com/category/subcategory/article/ Because URLs consist of meaningful keywords rather than numbers, SEF Advance will drasticaly improve your search engine positions. SEF Advance is the only pure-logic SEF solution, not relying on database for URL storage, resulting in stunning performance. Being developed, improved and supported for over 9 years by a core developer of Joomla! and Mambo, it is the oldest and most reliable Joomla SEF extension available. Supporting them natively or with free extensions, SEF Advance improves URLs even for many 3rd party components for Joomla.
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AJAX Infinity

AJAX Infinity

Paid download | Site Navigation | Emir Sakic
3
Score:
93
1 review
AJAX Infinity is a plugin for Joomla! 3 that replaces Joomla pagination with auto-loading infinite scroll. Instead of clicking on pagination links, you can now simply scroll down to reach more content. The older articles will auto-populate as you scroll down through the page. AJAX Infinity offers a whole new experience for your Joomla website. Whether you run a blog site or news site your visitor will appreciate this simple new way of navigating through the articles. And it works both for blog category view and featured articles view. You can set it up to load the articles automatically as you scroll down, or manually by clicking on a button. You can even choose to load a number of pages automatically and the rest manually. And it can be easily styled with CSS to fit your design. Unlike the other similar extensions, AJAX Infinity is highly optimised. Instead of the whole site, it will only fetch the actual articles asynchronously, which makes it much more responsive and fast.
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SEO banners

SEO banners

Free | Banner Management | Emir Sakic
2.5
Score:
0
0 reviews
SEO Banners plugin makes your Joomla banners more optimized for search engines. Instead of pointing to internal banners component and redirecting to external URL when clicked, your banners will now link directly to external URLs while updating the counters on click in the background. This makes your banners more valuable to search engines as they are now able to recognize the sites you are linking to and update their page rank accordingly. NOTICES FOR CORRECT USAGE: • After installation, enable the plugin. • If you use a 3rd party SEF component, make sure the SEO Banners system plugin is ordered BEFORE any SEF plugin. • The plugin forces opening links in new window (required), your module settings for this are ignored. Visit http://www.sakic.net for more useful Joomla components.
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AJAX Scroller

Version:
2.5
Developer:
Emir Sakic
Date added:
Dec 15 2008
License:
GPLv2 or later
Type:
Paid download
Uses updater:
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