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Smart Slider 3 by Nextend is the perfect slider solution for Joomla, that contains 5 slider types and it's totally responsive. Create beautiful sliders & animated blocks with the next generation visual editor. Awesome sliders, no compromises! Smart Slider 3 is the top rated slider extension for Joomla with more than 25.000 satisfied users.

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INTRODUCTION

Smart Slider 3 is a brand new and intuitive Joomla extension to create sliders which was never possible before with any slider extensions. Besides that Smart Slider gives you the tool to create YouTube and Vimeo slides, create slides from your Joomla articles, even more it has a complete easy-to-use slide editor with different layers. Don't hesitate install the Smart Slider 3 and enjoy the next generation Joomla experience.


MOST POWERFUL FEATURES

  • User-friendly Editor - Anyone can build with Smart Slider. The interface comes with drag&drop builder and live preview.
  • Totally integrated with Joomla - module, shortcode and ACL
  • Fully responsive and touch friendly - Sliders can be enjoyed in any environment, be it a mobile, tablet or desktop.
  • 4 slider types - Simple slider, Showcase slider, Carousel slider, Accordion slider and Block type. You can create whole landing pages easily with blocks.
  • Dynamic Slides - Available sources are listed below
  • Customizable controls - Arrows, Bullets, Autoplay, Indicator, Bar, Thumbnails, Shadows, Full screen and custom HTML
  • Slide backgrounds - Lot of super smooth background animations and Ken Burns effect
  • Layers - Build unique design with varied layers: Image, Heading, Text, Button, Vimeo, YouTube, Input, List, Icon, Caption, Transition, Iframe, HTML5 video, HTML and Area
  • Font and Style manager system - Change easily all the details that really matter in typography and style.
  • Powerful layer animation system to give layers motion and transitions. The possibilities of what you can build are endless. Even more you can create different type of layer animations: In, Loop and Out
  • In-built image editor and lightbox
  • Complete detailed documentation
  • Tutorial videos - http://smartslider3.com/videos/
  • Sample sliders - more than 40 sliders to start

DYNAMIC SLIDER SOURCES

Generate sliders from external sources. Add dynamic content to each slide such as:

Joomla specific generators: Images from folder, Joomla articles, K2 items, Ignity Gallery, EasyBlog posts, Cobalt CCK, Phoca Gallery, redSHOP products, VirtueMart products, Joomshopping products, MijoShop products, EasyDiscuss, Eshop, HikaShop, JEvents , ODude, JReviews, JomSocial, Zoo , Flexicontent, RSEvents, Ecwid.
Social generators: Facebook, Flickr, YouTube, Instragram, 500px, Dribbble, Twitter.


SUPPORT AND SERVICES

We are committed to top-notch customer support because we know if you have problem with Smart Slider 3, you need a solution as soon as possible.


FEATURES

  • Slider creation with 11 pre-sets: Default slider, Full width slider, Full page slider, Block, Carousel, Showcase, Thumbnail - horizontal and vertical slider, Captioned slider, Horizontal and vertical accordion slider.
  • Import and Export sliders
  • Intuitive slide creation: choose images, select Joomla Article or add YouTube and Vimeo url
  • Static slides
  • Dynamic slides - use different dynamic sources for the same slider
  • Bulk actions for slides - delete, duplicate, publish and unpublish
  • Publish slider with module, shortcode or PHP
  • Touch Swipe, scroll, keyboard navigation
  • Auto and full-width responsive mode
  • Define responsive size by setting minimum and maximum slider height
  • Optimized for any screen sizes and touch devices
  • 4 Slide switching animations: Horizontal, Vertical, Fade and No animation
  • More than 30 Slide background animations: Scale to left, Zoom, Fade, Curtain to left, Puzzle, Scale to top, Scale to bottom, Curtain to bottom, Curtain to top and much more
  • Autoplay configurations
  • Add different slider controls and change the styles and positions
  • Slider controls: Arrows, Bullets, Autoplay, Indicator, Bar, Thumbnails, Shadows, Full screen - design your own or use pre-set
  • SEO and script optimized
  • Export slider as HTML
  • Hardware Accelerated 2D and 3D Transforms
  • Slide link: Choose your post or page to create permalinks to articles
  • Slide background image with transparent color overlay
  • 5 Slide background image fill mode: Fill, Fit, Stretch, Center and Tile
  • 16 Layers: Image, Heading, Text, Button, Vimeo, YouTube, Input, List, Icon, Caption, Transition, Iframe, HTML5 video, HTML and Area
  • Undo and redo in slide editor
  • Visual slide editor with zoom and desktop, tablet and mobile modes
  • Advanced layer snap in visual slide editor
  • Adaptive layer font sizing
  • Layer aligning: left, center, right, top, middle, bottom
  • Layer sizing: fixed and auto adjusted
  • Layer cropping: visible, hidden and scroll
  • Hide layers on specific devices
  • Slide thumbnail image
  • Layer animation builder
  • Live Timeline
  • Built-in lightbox
  • Built-in image editor
  • Ton of expert settings
  • Premium support

Functionality

excellent

Ease of use

very ease use if you spend some time seeing tutorials

Support

very usefull tutoral

Documentation

I found very nice videotutorals at youtube

Value for money

I use free version on my web, it´s not comercial web

I used this to: My hobby website

Functionality

Used the free version to test it out, then immediately purchased the Pro version for all of its options.

Ease of use

Found a slideshow / slider that worked with my custom html responsive grids and still had an interface easy enough for all backend authors.

Support

The key information to your issues are there. Each website has its own conflicting plugins, so be prepared to experiment.

Documentation

More detailed than many other plugins (including paid) I've used.

Value for money

I've paid a lot more for plug-ins that provided a lot less value.

I used this to: If your slideshow is blank (even though you saw the loading spinner), it is most likely a script error (Squeezebox being called from Attachments in my case.) I used Disable Mootools by ExtensionBase to resolve my conflicting issues.

Functionality

This extension fit anywhere you use it. It gives a great and fresh look to your website.

Ease of use

Just a few clicks and you're done.

Support

Not used it yet but I think it will not be required. By using this extension it's like drinking a glass of water.

Documentation

It's not required. Anything simple like counting 1,2,3

Value for money

It's worth the price.

I used this to: We are an IT support company. We use it on our company's website.

Functionality

awesome

Ease of use

there's so much there it takes a while to get your head round it

Support

AWESOME!!!

Documentation

awesome

Value for money

awesome

I used this to: all my index rotations, animations and large images, top and bottom.

Best extension ever


Posted on 06 April 2018
Functionality

Perfect

Ease of use

Easy to learn.

Support

Support is absolutely amazing. Every question is answered within less than 24 hours.

Documentation
Value for money

Folks you MUST buy this extension. It extends Joomla to the highest!


Functionality

Nice. A lot of settings

Ease of use

It is user friendly and easy to use.

Support

I didnt ask for help. But i`m sure, nice product has nice support

Documentation

Good. Also videos on youtube channel

Value for money

I used free version. Thank you so much for developpers

I used this to: I use this for my friend store site, he sells aqua fishes

Fantastic Slider!


Posted on 12 March 2018
Functionality

Using it on a mobile-only home page with Helix 3 and SP Page Builder. Works like fat man at an all-you-can-eat banquet.

Ease of use

Built-in overview video and intuitive functions made this as easy as tricking a dog who thinks you threw his ball.

Support

So far - haven't needed it. Not needy at all.

Documentation

Imagine great detailed documentation - well you don't have to because it 's here and as well put together as a Victoria Secrets model.

Value for money

Pay a little, get a lot. What the frick else could you want?

I used this to: I use it instead of the heavy slider I have on the desktop version of the site I'm building. In fact, I'm pretty sure I'm going to dump the other one and just use this mobile and desktop. Yes, it's that good, okay? Don't confront me, bro. :-)

Best Slider


Posted on 01 March 2018
Functionality

The functionality of this slider is very constructive

Ease of use

I have uset it so many website
Construction company in Regina

Support

The have a very dynamic support team

Documentation

Ok

Value for money

Ok

I used this to: Creating beautiful slider

HIGHLY IMPRESSED


Posted on 21 February 2018
Functionality

Works as advertised

Ease of use

Pretty easy once you play with it ... took me a few hours really ... although asked support for guidence

Support

EXCELLENT ... quick turnaround and willing to go the extra-mile

Documentation

honestly, didn't read it (shame on me) but used the video tuts and was spot on- as if the videos were made for me i.e. answered my questions

Value for money

didn't really compare with others BUT I am getting more then my moneys worth for their basic

I used this to: I am creating a crowdfunding site and used the sliders on almost every page ... the site itself is a DEMO/PROMO site so did not use Slider3 on the CF site itself ...

Superb


Posted on 17 February 2018
Functionality

This is a great slider - you'll get more than you expect

Ease of use

Extremely easy to implement

Support
Value for money

Fair licensing policy, superior value for your money

I used this to: Joomla front page
Accordion Menu

Accordion Menu

Paid download | Menu Systems | NEXTEND
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The Accordion Menu by Nextend is a user-friendly, highly customizable and easy to integrate solution to build your custom menus the way you want them. It gives you complete control over menu levels, colors, animation effects and more. All five themes comes with their own settings and preset skins that can be customized without any HTML or CSS knowledge. INCLUDED COMPONENT INTEGRATIONS Joomla 2.5, 3+ Joomla categories and articles (com_content) VirtueMart (1 & 2 & 3) Menu K2 Menu ZOO Menu Cobalt CCK Menu MijoShop Menu redSHOP Menu Tienda Menu HikaShop Menu JoomShopping Menu AdsManager Menu SobiPro Phoca Gallery EasyBlog JomDirectory Please check our documentation for more information: http://www.nextendweb.com/wiki/accordion-menu-documentation/ WHY SHOULD I USE THE ACCORDION MENU? Accordion menus are used widely in navigation, sliding, minimizing and maximizing content. They can be expanded whenever and however needed, saving valuable space while displaying a wide range of content. Accordion Menu for Joomla is the best rated navigation system for Joomla at extension.joomla.org. It gives a powerful user navigation experience for you and your visitors. MOST POWERFUL FEATURES Accordion menu supports unlimited deep menu levels Accordion menu is compatible with all templates Accordion menu comes with 5 fully customizable themes and multiple skins to choose from All design parameters can be edited from the backend level by level Accordion menu supports all kinds of SEO components (SH404SEF, JoomSEF, AceSEF etc...) Accordion menu also supports Joomfish for menu translations Accordion menu uses caching for the menu tree, for CSS and JavaScript, so it's extremely fast You can use multiple instances of the menu on the same page Accordion menu works with all versions of Joomla Multiple animation types for the menu Extensible, 10 component integrations are available Tutorials and documentation for all menu types and themes More than 30 parameter to set technically everything, some example: Parent item as link, Accordion mode, Activator event, Always opened, Menu slice/splice, Animations, Menu class suffix, Icons, Menu counter etc. Translatable (Finished translations: en-GB,pt-BR,es-ES) SUPPORT We are committed to top-notch customer support because we know if you have problem with a menu you need a solution as soon as possible. Please read our reviews to see what our customers have to say about our support.
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Smart Slider

Version:
3.3.1
Developer:
NEXTEND
Last updated:
Jul 02 2018
Date added:
Nov 19 2014
License:
GPLv2 or later
Type:
Paid download
Includes:
Compatibility:
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