showplus is an eye-catching slideshow to display a set of images with user-defined transition between them. It is easy to get started with but offers a number of customization options for more advanced users.

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showplus is powered by a slideshow script written entirely in plain JavaScript, and uses no Flash or JavaScript libraries such as MooTools or jQuery. Having a showplus slideshow on a page incurs a footprint of about 14 Kb with only a single CSS file and a JavaScript file included in the page header.

+ responsive design, scales to arbitrary size
+ choose from six transition animation types: fade, zoom, pan, Ken Burns effect, push, wipe
+ attach captions to images with multilingual support using a labels file with fall-back to a default caption
+ link each image to an arbitrary location
+ order images according to filename or last modified time, shuffle images each time the page is shown, or specify custom order
+ quickly navigate between images with a horizontal or vertical navigation bar
+ set most important styles in the administration back-end
+ use it with both left-to-right and right-to-left languages
+ meaningful output even if JavaScript is disabled in the browser


Posted on 10 March 2015

LOVE being able to make the module do its own location rather than writing code to float, center, etc.

Ease of use

DOH - even Homer could use it!


Never needed - too easy!


Never really needed

I used this to: Various websites

Excellent Plugin

Posted on 05 October 2014

Love this plug.

I especially like the Ken Burns effect transition. Only thing I'd really like to know is how to slow down the Ken Burns effect, runs a bit fast for me.

Great addition to my Joomla sites.

Perfect support!

Posted on 17 July 2014

Thanks again for the perfect support! I asked for an additional feature and got it. Great!

Great module, no fuss, supports multiple instances

Good faq

If you're looking for a slider that will simply scroll through color photographs automatically, then this might do well. It's free, and it installed without issue. Our application was different however. We were creating slide decks that are like a Powerpoint presentation for a lecture. The two big issues for us are first of all you can NOT use clear Gifs or Pngs. On some sliders if you try to use a clear png it just changes it to a white opaque background. On this one however it turned everything BLACK. Another issue was the lack of nav buttons. On ours we couldn't make it auto scroll as the person needs to read the text at their own speed. There is a Previous and Next hyperlink at the bottom, but due to the layout we wanted the left and right nav buttons on the sides of the slides. There is a set you can get to come up when you hover over the slide, but they blended in with the white background and will only show while hovering.

I like the fact that it uses the Joomla images folder, so it's very easy to change my slideshow whenever I want.

This module installed very easily, setup was a breeze and it looks wonderful. I'm very glad I tried this module first; I don't need to look any further!


Posted on 12 September 2013

Another great extension. Simple to install and easy to use with good options. Thanks.

Great module

Posted on 30 August 2013

This module is easy to set-up and feature rich.

I am new to joomla and websites. I've been with them for only around 4 months, and i'm getting into it. I came to a situation where i needed a slow slideshow and i came across showplus.

Although i could do what i wanted there is one thing more. that is a 'Share on social networks' button so that visitors can share my pictures.

Please consider.


Posted on 10 May 2013

Works fine, very customizable, simple and objective!!



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Levente Hunyadi
Last updated:
Feb 13 2017
Date added:
Nov 18 2014
GPLv2 or later
Free download

Uses Joomla! Update System

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