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JA Newsticker

This is the userguide on how to install and configure the module in your Joomla site

If you are new to Joomla, you can check our detail guide of How to install a module

From the back-end of your Joomla site (administration) select Extensions->Module Manger, then click on module named JA Content Slider module to go to configuration panel.

1. Content Settings

JA Newsticker module supports 4 sources: Joomla Content, K2, RSS link, External Links..

1.1 Display Articles from = Joomla Content | K2

Parameter Explanation

  • Categories Selection: select one or many categories where the module get content from to display in front-page.
  • Sort Order By: select to order items by date, order or hits.
  • Ascending OR Descending: select to order items ascending or descending based on selected Sort Order By.
  • Max Articles Display: set maximum items to be displayed in front-page.
  • Title Max Length: set maximum characters of item's title.
Front-end Appearance

1.2 Display Articles from = RSS links

Enter the RSS link that the module will get content from to display in front-page.

Front-end Appearance

1.3 Display Articles from = External Links

Add the external links to display in the module. The external link must follow the format.

[link url="your external link" title="your title"] your description [/link]

Front-end Appearance

2. Display Settings

Parameter Explanation

  • Animation Type: select animation type for the module.
  • Animation Duration: set duration for animation (in milliseconds).
  • Animation Interval: set interval time for animation.
  • Animation Transition: set animation for transition.
  • Show Head Text: select to show head text or not.
  • Head Text: when you enable "Show Head Text", you can custom the head text.
  • Show Control Button: show/hide control button that is used to navigate items.
Front-end Appearance

3. Advanced settings

Parameter Explanation

  • Alternative Layout: select the alternative layout for the module. You can design alternative layout for the module.
  • Module Class Suffix: add suffix to style for the module.

In case you don't see the module displaying in front-page, you need to check:

  • Is the module published ?
  • Please make sure that the module is published.

  • Is the module assigned to a visible module position ?
  • There can be many module positions listed for you to select, but make sure that the module position you select is visible in front-page.

  • Is the module assigned to a menu ?
  • When you want to display a module on specific menus, you need to assign it to the menus.