What is a DJ Image Slider? It’s a non-commercial, responsive, mobile ready slideshow extension that can be easily managed through Joomla component and modules. The slider gives the possibility to create an unlimited number of groups and slides and present them anywhere on the website. Each slide can include a title, description and can be linked to any Joomla article, menu item or other URL or even do not linked (the magnificent popup appears ) The Joomla slider also allows to set a start/end publishing date. Created slides can be organized in unlimited number of slideshow categories and each category can have an unlimited number of slides.
Joomla Slideshow Features
As we mentioned above, it’s a fully responsive, mobile and touch-ready Joomla slideshow .
It slideshow adapts to all screen sizes! It also offers a swipe navigation handling for touch screens.
What about slider effects and slider customization options? DJ Image Slider brings HTML5/CSS3 transitions 9+ slide effects . Users can set a custom slide transition time, choose bullets\number as slider indicators and load custom slider buttons (prev/next/ and play/pause).
The Joomla slideshow comes with a huge number of usefu sliderl features. Check more of them listed below:
Easy slider backend control panel.
Easy listing and adding categories (groups).
Each slide can be customized.
Module settings allow setting the Slider source, Slider type, slider theme, and image.
The description box can be customized.
full RTL support
drag&drop slides ordering in the back-end
cross-browser support (IE9+, Firefox 10+, Safari 3+, Chrome 8+, Opera 9+, Camino, Flock 0.7+.)
We need to add that DJ Image Slider is an accessible slideshow component and it follows latest Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). It comes with a compatibility with keyboard access (arrows and tab+ spacebar / enter key navigation). The accessibility is very important issue when it comes to using the slider by people with different disabilities and older people, or these living in developing countries. The accessible slideshow is essential for many website visitors using keyboard navigation. Also the people who are distracted by movement can pause a slideshow or if they need more time to read something, they can pause a slide, and find a while to understand the displayed content. You can enable or disable support for keyboard navigation with tab key and arrow keys!
The free slider extension offers many language translations of the slider (read below for more info)!
DJ Image Slider offers a tutorial section where users may find many articles, related to this free slideshow extension. Take a look at the list of available slider tutorials:
How to add DJ Image Slider module to the content
Discover how to publish DJ Image Slider module inside your content.
See the list of the available slider effects along with the graph of how they work.
How to create smooth scrolling effect
See how to set the smooth scrolling for your slider.
How to link slides to external URLs
Linking slides to external URLs in DJ Image Slider is not a complicated issue.
DJ Image Slider doesn't work after update from ver. 2.x to 3.x
The slider doesn't work after the update? Follow the quick step by step guide.
How to change the spinning wheel/loader in DJ Image Slider
See how to change the slideshow spinning wheel/loader.
How to create a new slider theme?
Creating a new slider theme is very simple. Just follow few steps.
DJ Image Slider system requirements
Check the slideshow extension’s system requirements.
How to make a continuous loop?
Continuous slider loop is not available in DJ Image Slider. But you can use another slideshow extension.
How to change the background color of the description box?
Changing the background of a slideshow description box can be achieved only via css modifications, but this is simple fix. See how to do it.
Custom ALT and TITLE image attributes in DJ Image Slider
You'll find two fields in slide's edition under "Images attributes" section. See how to use them.
How to get the slides to fade like on demo page?
See how to get the effect of slides to fade like on the slider demo page
How to redirect images to external links properly?
When you're adding url links to the slider make sure you are adding https:// or http:// before the address
We need to mention that the Joomla slideshow extension is a friendly slider for users from different countries because it includes available slideshow translations for such languages:
The number of available DJ Image Slider translations will be increased.
DJ Image Slider videos
Although our slider does not have video tutorials section, there is a DJ Image Slider user Movies playlist. We’ve gathered a set of slideshow videos (in english and spanish) about the Joomla slideshow component. Watching the slider videos you can learn:
How to load banners on the website
General orientation to DJ Image Slider
How to manage DJ image slider component?
DJ Image Slider - slideshow ver. 3.2.3
fixed category selector for Joomla!3.7+
fixed undefined index "HTTPUSERAGENT" notice message
DJ Image Slider - slideshow ver. 3.2.2
added default publish date for the current time
fixed untranslated language strings in slideshow modules settings
added styling for options group in the slideshow module settings
added styles to default theme which fix unordered list styles in some templates (arrow above the images)
DJ Image Slider - slideshow ver. 3.2.1
fixed missing some images when using folder source
DJ Image Slider - slideshow ver. 3.2.0
added custom ALT and TITLE image attributes options for slideshow component slides
added "Loop once" slider option which allows to pause the autoplay on the last image
added extended ordering options: descending and ascending/descending by file/item date
fixed errors with mb_substr - now it's used only if it's enabled in php
fixed themes list displaying full paths of themes folders on windows servers (usually localhosts)