October 7th, 2012
Fresh Slideshow is a free, elegant and highly customizable jQuery image slider module for Joomla. With 30+ animation styles, multiple navigation styles, fully custom colors, and many more settings options, Fresh Slideshow can be made to complement any website and add a fresh design element that beautifully displays your products, services, or anything you can imagine. Fresh Slideshow is completely free to use on any website, for any purpose. Enjoy!
► Basic Settings
♦ Load jQuery – Choose “No” if another extension is already loading the jquery-1.8.1.min.js file. If not, choose “Yes”
♦ Slider Mode –
Use Image Folder – The slider will use images from the folder selected in “Slider Mode Settings”.
Use Joomla Content – The slider will grab the first image in the content, the content title, and part of the content for the description.
♦ Slider Width – Set the width of the slider (in px)
♦ Slider Height – Set the height of the slider (in px)
♦ Slider Border – Set the thickness of the slider border. Color can be changes in “Color Settings.”
► Slider Mode Settings
♦ Category – If slider mode “Use Joomla Content” is selected, this sets the category used.
♦ Article Count – If slider mode “Use Joomla Content” is selected, this sets the number of articles to show.
♦ Featured Articles – If slider mode “Use Joomla Content” is selected, this adjusts preference for showing or hiding featured articles in the slideshow.
♦ Article Order – If slider mode “Use Joomla Content” is selected, this determines the order of the articles in the slideshow.
♦ Authors – If slider mode “Use Joomla Content” is selected, this allows you to filter by author.
♦ Description Length – If slider mode “Use Joomla Content” was selected, this sets the length of the description that is fetched from the beginning of the content (in number of words e.g. 300 means the
first 300 words).
♦ Image Folder – If slider mode “Use Image Folder” is selected, this sets the path of the image folder. You can use the default folder path or define another path where the slider images are located.
► Link Settings
♦ Links Target – You can choose whether the links associated with the images open in the same window or a new window when clicked.
♦ Linked Titles – Choose whether the titles are converted to links or plain text.
► Color Settings
♦ Module Background – Select the color for the slider background.
♦ Label Background Color – Select the color for the title/description label.
♦ Label Background Opacity – Select the opacity for the title/description label.
♦ Slider Border – Select the color for the slider border.
♦ Title Color – Select the color of the title text.
♦ Description Color – Select the color of the description text.
♦ Numbers Color – Select the color of the number text in the “With Numbers” Navigation Style.
♦ Numbers Background – Select the number background color.