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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

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

Loved it


Posted on 24 January 2018
Functionality

It's very flexible and useful for a newspaper website, for example. You don't need other modules to show the latest on a custom way

Ease of use

It's not that easy first. I hated it until I invested some time to learn. In less than a day I became very proficient with it. I love it

Support

Haven't had the chance to contact them as I haven't found any bugs on failures.

Documentation

They offer you videos and guides to start learning. It's intuitive and well displayed so you can find your tools

Value for money

I absolutely love it.

I used this to: newspaper websites mostly

Functionality

This slider just works.

Ease of use

Super easy to use, right "out of the box".

Support

Haven't needed to use it yet.

Documentation

Easy to follow.

Value for money

Worth every penny!!

I used this to: Several websites I build for my clients.

Just the Joomla best slider


Posted on 31 December 2017
Functionality

Over the top

Ease of use

yes

Support

The best support

Documentation

everything you need to know

Value for money

Great value-best spent.

I used this to: Many websites.

Functionality

Amazing...

Ease of use

Documentation fantastic. Going from simple to expert is certainly worth the effort.

Support

Almost instant in my case, and they made an effort to confirm my issue was resolved.

Documentation

Great.

Value for money

EXCELLENT!

I used this to: My personal site

Functionality

Comes with a complete range of tools and functions to get the perfect slider for your site.

Ease of use

Learning curve, but very quick to grasp what to do, some excellent preset templates that you can modify to suit your needs.

Support

Support is very quick, detailed and accurate.

Documentation

Didn't read it, used the videos and examples to get going.

Value for money

This is really well priced considering what you get.

I used this to: Developing sliders and other web content.

Functionality

Answer to the title, you just make it perfect and add more features. This slide can do nearly any task you can throw at it.

Ease of use

While there is an abundance of functionality, once you understand the layers, sections and their abilities it just becomes second nature,.

Support

Great support but very rarely have to inquire and when I do, they're right back with an answer that works.

Documentation

One of the best I've experienced. Videos, documents, newsletters. Nextend is always improving, adding and showing us more ways to use it.

Value for money

Having bought the lifetime subscription I have no regrets. One of the best investments I have made in the last decade or more.

I used this to: I've used this for displaying ads, full page sites, construction sites, political sites, article sliders, menus on slides and anywhere I need a slider that grabs people. There is so much functionality in this slider it's hard to believe just how they keep making it better!

Easy Setup


Posted on 16 June 2017
Functionality

Works out of the box

Ease of use

Easy to use

Support

It was easy to setup so I didn't require any support

Documentation

good

Value for money

good

I used this to: Showing Slider

Fantastic app!


Posted on 15 June 2017
Functionality

Works flawlessly

Ease of use

Easy to use

Support

good support

Documentation

Extensive video training

Value for money

Highly valuable

I used this to: Joomla web design
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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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Version:
3.2.8
Developer:
NEXTEND
Last updated:
Oct 03 2017
Date added:
Nov 19 2014
License:
GPLv2 or later
Type:
Paid download
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