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Tabs & Sliders [for articles] Popular Plugin

Tabs & Sliders [for articles] makes adding tabs or sliders (accordions) inside your content a piece of cake. Using a simple syntax you can easily organize your content in tabs or sliders making it better stand out and easier to navigate: for example, organizing your long product descriptions in tabs improves the readability of your product pages, which means more happy customers!

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.

See screenshots of the 2 pre-built template layouts here in the plugin's description page:

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.

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.

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Reviews: 2
This is realy greate plugins

For it I make additional plugins to insert the tags in the content by pressing tha button,com_mtree/task,viewlink/link_id,3166/Itemid,35/

Special thanks to from me :)
Reviews: 1
Can't the tab be like the plan below?

link 1 | here goes the content
link 2 | links and more
link 3 >
link 4 |

would be glad 4 ur advise.
Reviews: 2
Hi there,

this is very simple and useful extension and I'm sure I'll install it on all my Joomla! sites.

The only problem I've found, when both module and mambot installed together:
When I changed CSS for module, this hasn't been used in action as the mambot's CSS overchange the module's one. But I've forced module styling making flags more specific and changing module's CSS suffix.

Anyway, thanks for this perfect work.
Reviews: 19
Really easy to install, configure & add to content items. I used it in a FAQ page. I had separate Tabs for the different model FAQs & put the FAQs for each model on the appropriate Tab. The FAQs were inserted as Slides in the Tabs. A very good way to organize content on a single page without having to scroll through long pages of text.
An excellent extension, thanks so much!
Reviews: 1
I"d like to see this work in Section Descriptions too, not just in Category Items is my only comment. Works as promised in category items.

Guy R Cook
Reviews: 6
The Tabs solved a big problem for me - and did so quickly, and simply. Bravo to Joomlaworks for a simple plugin that works as it says it will! (Mac Firefox and Safari, PC Firefox and MSIE)
Reviews: 1
Very useful, I use it in event content in JCal to add more infos to event page in a small space. I really love the possibility to insert in each tab any kind of content, like a jumi mos code or a video embedded through allvideos plugin. Just fantastic and very stylish looking. I have it in my "core" mambots!
Reviews: 1
great, very usefull and easy to use!

I see it have a problem with firefox, infact in the page appears the same tabs two time, like this:

firstnametabs | second Name Tabs | Third Name Tabs

firstnametabs | second Name Tabs | Third Name Tabs

with IE all it's normal!

bye and thx!
Reviews: 1
Hi, unfortunately the bot does not work for our template nor does the Simple Image Gallery Lightbox. We're using a very fine Joomlart Template . With another template at least the Simple Image does work fine (didn't test the slider there). The answer from the authors seem too easy to me (in case of the Simple Image): "The answer is simple: it's your template's fault. Revert to the default template of Joomla! to make sure." But we can't just change the template! What can we do?
Reviews: 1
This plugin is great...but when i used with mambot adsense it only show adsense on the first three tabs after the third tab it did not show any.
Reviews: 1
Never have I used a plug-in that's so simple to use. AWESOME!

It would be very nice if you noted in the Troubleshooting section that two tabs can't have the same name, even if they're nested inside different slides; they won't show up in one of the slides AT ALL, even though they show up in the HTML. I spent 2 hours rewriting HTML, removing spaces, adding breaks, removing breaks, even creating a fresh content item, and finally figured it out. It may be intuitive to some, but not to the average user.
Reviews: 1
Great plugin if you're using Firefox, but it doesn't work in the latest version of IE.

Unfortunate considering the majority of people still use IE.

I really like how it works in Firefox, unfortunately I'm going to have to find a different solution until this works properly in IE.
Reviews: 2
i have figured out some problems.
First this plug in only works when if there is any content on page. On component pages it won't work at all.

If you wanna view on component page you have to add this to you template

@import "/mambots/content/plugin_jw_tabs_slides/tabs_slides.css";

.tabbernav {display:none;}

var jw_slideSpeed = 10; var jw_timer = 10;


and if you wanna use it on your modules. example

Module1 | Module2 | Module3

you have to add some more module positions for your modules example

module1 /position/
module2 /position/
module3 /position/

and you need to make new user module and you have to make like this

{tab=Module1}{mosloadposition module1}
{tab=Module2}{mosloadposition module2}
{tab=Module3}{mosloadposition module3}


make sure that you have choosen Module1 module for module1 position. etc
Hope that it helps you
Reviews: 3
I love it when stuff just works, and this does. It's an excellent feature set and should really be included in Joomla core.

I have two suggested improvements. First, it would be great if tab fixed height was configurable in the Administrator backend. Second, it would have saved me a little confusion and time if the documentation had suggested adding "ul.tabbernav, ul.tabbernav li {background: none;}" to template css if list items otherwise feature custom bullets. Other than that, no complaints. Awesome plugin and thank you for sharing it with the community!
Reviews: 1
Hi all, I have a big problem with new IE7. In firefox and Safari no problem, but with IE7 I do not see any content...
Reviews: 1
Does exactly what it's suppose to. I just updated to 2.2 and want to have the TABs show at both the top and bottom of the page - anybody done this yet?

Reviews: 1
This plugin rocks! It allows to present multiple content on one single page, giving the reader the possibility to poke around...

I had a problem with the tabs, showing listing points in front when inactive. My support-request was answered very precise in ~2 days and now everything works well!

Thanks for this great plugin!
Reviews: 1
Great plugin ! Works like a charm on both Firefox and Safari. Haven't tested it on IE yet, but I don't really care about that anyway ;)
Reviews: 1
I was really looking forward to this bot, but I need it to work in both IE and FF. Thought it worked well in IE, in Firefox I get absolutely nothing showing from the point of the first {tab} insert and on.

I guess I'll just have to wait for it to mature a bit more.
Owner's reply

Check documentation for troubleshooting. I guess some html tags are not "closing" properly, thus the layout of the tabs break.

Reviews: 2
This plugin is what we need - but not in this version. I have installed it properly. The tabs don't show up at all. The slides do, but they are not clickable, or at least, nothing happens when I click them.

Reading the reviews confirms my feelings. Meddling with , with mosshowhead(), with mysterious JS conflicts etc. shows that this plugin is simply not yet "ripe". That's a pity, because I think Many Joomla users would definitely benefit from the many interface niceties which are possible with tabs and slides. But they'll have to wait another couple of versions, I'm afraid.
Owner's reply

Such conflicts have been addressed successfully in version 2.2! Check it out! And the tabs/slides load now faster!

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