The plugin already comes with 2 pre-built template layouts and using MVC overrides you can create your own by simply copying one of the pre-built and modifying the HTML and/or CSS.
You can use the plugin's tags in any component, module or plugin that supports 'content plugin' parsing. Aside the default Joomla! article system, you can use for example the plugin in the popular K2 content extension, in Virtuemart, inside the 'Custom HTML' module etc.
=== SCREENSHOTS ===
See screenshots of the 2 pre-built template layouts here in the plugin's description page: http://www.joomlaworks.net/extensions/free-premium/tabs-sliders-for-articles-plugin
=== COMPATIBILITY ===
The plugin has been tested on all modern browsers, including IE7 or higher. It should degrade gracefully in IE6.
It's compatible with Joomla! version 1.5 to 2.5.
Joomla!'s Mootools is required as it's used by the plugin's extremely lightweight sliders script.
=== PERFORMANCE ===
The plugin adds only a few KBs overall to your site.
It also uses the Joomla! API to attach 1 JS and 1 CSS file to the document . This means the plugin will have no problem being used in combination with other "performance" plugins which compress JS and/or CSS files on your site.
I encountered some template-related problems in the past, though it wasn't the plugin's fault. But the newest version is improved and works much better with my template.
I've tried many but that's the best Tabs/Sliders plugin around. Keep up the good work, thanks!
If both became Article would be better.
It's probably and issue with the print stylesheet. We'll verify and release a fix ASAP. Thanks for letting us know!
The instructions are clear. I also use it in dual mode; that is, a 'slider' combined inside of a 'tab'.
As I browsed other extensions, there are certainly some with a lot more eye candy, but simpler is often better.
I would like to say thank you to the author for this free extension.
The forum offers absolutely no support... a waste of time.
Both tabs and sliders work just fine. If they didn't for you, I'd look for any CSS or JS conflicts caused by other extensions.
Despite it being a free extension, we certainly provide support but maybe we weren't able to do so in the middle of August. We did make sure to let our users know though with a huge 728x90 pixels banner at the top of the community forum...
Under K2 can even use Articles Anywhere to include articles with tabs inside slides on a 'parent article'. Tested in J1.7.
If you cannot get this to work..... hmnnn honestly (click the tabs sliders buttons on the bottom of your editor - really it is that easy).
For the moment you need to install it and then search for the plugin in your plugins on your joomla site and instructions are there... almost missed it.
Sad. From the description here it would have been perfect... if I could just see it... or use it....
This plugin will soon be part of a broader suite of extensions improving a site's user interface. It's really simple to use, but currently does not support J1.7. Instructions for J1.5 are written in plain English. And I think our English is just fine...