This module will display images in 2 different ways, Joomla articles or HTML with images from any url and user defined content in one of 4 effect transitions. The article method pulls in Joomla articles from categories you specify. Each slide will function just like a Joomla article. You can change order, display according to publish date, have unlimited number of slides, etc. The second way is HTML method. The fader includes many more options like choosing between actual size and stretch for your images and enter in pixels or percentages for your width, great for responsive/fluid websites! Powered by Mootools/Jquery but if you experience conflicts you can enable legacy S5 Effects mode (contains less features than Mootools/Jquery version and only works in HTML mode).

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Responsive layout compatible
Choose between 4 slide transitions: Fade, Continuous Horizontal, Fade Slide Left, Continuous Vertical
Specify height and width of module
Includes a gallery tab drop down to show all images
Each image slide can have its own hyperlink
Unlimited slides in Joomla article mode or show up to 10 images at once in html mode.
Publish your own content to each picture slide
Navigation arrows
Not all slides require titles
Change delay time
Hide or show: Navigation arrows, thumbnail carousel and popup text

Works wonderfully and instantly in Joomla 3.2, very simple to set up. Thank you!

Thank You

Posted on 14 July 2013
After lots of searching founds what I looking for. Very easy to use and no problem at all.

Thank you very much for hard work.
Good slideshow. Work good.

Slight problems:

- if picture > 900 px arrows disappear

- does not scale images

Cannot duplicate

Posted on 01 March 2011
The module works OK, but the major problem is that you cannot run more than 1 module.

So if you want to have 2 or 3 areas on a page with rotating content/images you can't do it... (it tries to use the same variable names for each instance and the whole thing bombs out)
This Module is Amazing, great for displaying Pictures and animated text captions - it also lets you hyper link the images and control colour of the text and caption background!

Its so easy to configure in the module area. The great thing is, that is pics up your original sites CSS and template structure

It also allows Animated .Gifs

Note To Devopers: Please allow this to use .swf files

And to make this a super version (or a pro feature) audio files that can be streamed (if the user presses a play button)


Nice but has issues

Posted on 25 November 2009
Nice and easy to install and configure but there's one glaring issue that means I won't be using it - there's no preload animation which means if you're using large images, the first few iterations through the images you've set up look awful as they fade to nothing while the rest of the images load. Once it's gone round the block a couple of times all is well but you don't really want a flaky looking image fader to be the first thing a uers sees on your site.

Not browser compatible

Posted on 07 July 2009
Has some nice features but definitely needs improvements. Would be nice if the parameter settings could be converted to be universal for all the slides instead of manually entering the css info for each image.

The most major issue is that the description text area div uses a background with opacity. This is what I wanted, but when the slideshow is viewed in IE8 the opacity does not show.

Personally I am a FF user, but those who view the site may not be. This issue needs to be addressed in order for this module to be browser compatible.

If you don't need to use the opacity feature then this module will work fine for you.

Great module

Posted on 23 February 2009
This module works great in 1.5 native.

I'm a big fan of Shape 5. Their modules and templates have always worked great for me, and their support is 2nd to none.

Great slideshow extension!

Posted on 27 December 2008
If you are looking for a simple slideshow that just works, this is the one. Nothing fancy, nothing advanced.

I got this one because I was in need of a slideshow, that *doesn't* use mootools, giving me more freedom of scripts.


- Script independent

- Works out of the box

- No bugs so far


- Only 10 images

- Back end could have more options

- Only "fade in" anymation
I use this component for my website, it's very simple to configure, nothing complex.

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Last updated:
Feb 08 2016
Date added:
Nov 29 2007
GPLv2 or later
Free download

This extension does NOT implement the Joomla! Update System


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