July 23rd, 2013
Related Article Flyout Box is a very useful Joomla Extension (made as a System Plugin) that show related items at the bottom of the page. Why you should use this?
Ever wondered how the great news websites suggest related articles, great e-commerce sites show other related products as their visitors browse any particular page? With our Related Article Flyout Box you can achieve just that with style.
The plugin offers great flexibility and option to customize it.You may choose a number of criteria to determine related items. For example it could be: 1) previous or next item, 2) random post from related articles 3) Fully random 4) ascending or descending related articles picked up from meta-tags.
To control which articles to show as Related article you can give inputs in the Metadata information.
You may control how many items to show, enable / disable image thumnails, show or not show Directions (Next, Previous), to show or not to show on Homepage etc.
Style: The plugin has a great number of styling control such as: Fade in/out or Slide in/out, where to show (left or right), rounded corner, control of background and border color, use nor not use gradient and even control the gradient colors to best match your site’s style or theme.
= Supported Components:
== Com_Zoo for J2.5 version
• Related items options: related items, related items ascending/descending(according to ids),random related items, Global random items, next/previous items
• Option for show/hide images taken from the article
• Skip option on Home page
• Skip options for specific Item ids
• Skip options for RSS Feed/pop-ups/ajax request
• Skip option for offline mode
• Mobile device detection
• Options for remembering close button
• Options to control flyout width
• Flyoutbox background color option using color picker
• Flyoutbox border color option using color picker
• Flyoutboxgradient color option using color picker
• Float left or float right
• Flyout When Scroll Full window/Half window/Scroll end
• Flyout style Fade in/Fade out and Slide in/Slide out
• Setting Round Corner Radius of Flyoutbox
Scroll the page all the way down to see the Related Flyout in live action.