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    JA Teline II – Userguide for Joomla! 1.0.x

    • For users who start your Joomla! site at the beginning, I recommend you using QuickStart package of JA Teline ii, named as ja_teline For instruction how to use JoomlArt quickstart package, please check the QuickStart guide
    • For users who new to Joomla!, there are many useful documents available at about Joomla! and how to use, please spend some time to check them out.
    • Here is some other guides that may useful for you:

    • For users that already have a site with contents and other extensions installed, please follow my instruction below to understand how JA Teline ii works:


    1.1 Template Installation

    After downloading JA Teline ii package and extract it, you will find template package named: ja_teline

    Proceed installation of JA Teline ii as other normal Joomla! templates. If you don’t know how to do installation or set a template as default, please check the How to install Joomla! template guide.

    After installing and setting JA Teline ii as default template, your site should look like this:

    To see position located in site, in Navigation toolbar input string “?tp=1” at the end of site link

    1.2 Template Configuration

    To configure JA Teline ii template, check How to configure Joomla! template guide!

    You can change all JA Teline ii parameters as you wish.

    JA Teline ii module positions are available here You just need to configure your modules to be loaded on those positions to match JA Teline ii style.

    If you don’t know how to create module position in Joomla!, please follow this guide


    When extracting JA Teline ii package, you will see the folder named Extension with all extensions built in the JA Teline ii, including JA News, JA News FrontPage, AllVideos Reloaded, JA Category Spotlight with Image, JA Login modules and JA News, JA AllVideos, JA Zin mambots. That means when you install via template installer, you need to install them separately, then configure their positions as instructed in Template configuration section.

    You check How to install Joomla! module guideand How to install Joomla! mambot guide for installation.

    Extensions built in JA Teline ii comprise:
    Note: [xx] stands for module position

    • [janews] JA News FrontPage module
    • [janews] JA News module
    • [user5] JA AllVideos Reloaded module
    • [left] JA Category SpotLight With Image module
    • [ja-login] JA Login module
    • JA New mambot
    • JA AllVideos mambot
    • JA Zin mambot
    • JA Highslide module (this was embedded in the template, you don’t need to install)
    • JA Tabs module (this was embedded in the template, you don’t need to install)

    And extension details as follow:

    2.1.JA News Frontpage Module (
    [position: ja-news]

    New version 1.3.0 of our JA News module now came with JA Teline II.

    JA News Frontpage is a part of JA News packages (JA News + JA News frontpage = JA News 1.3).

    Rearrange frontpage contents (article choose to display on frontpage) of Joomla into Headline layouts like news portal. You can choose among 2 options layout.

    On demo, it looks like:

    In Admin panel, go to Modules>Site Modules and click on module name ( JA News Frontpage )to go to configuration page.

    Here is the setting of JA News Frontpage on demo:

    Please hover your mouse to each parameter to see its explanation and details.

    You will notice that there’s a param name Layout style.

    On demo, Layout style is default_fp.php

    and when set to headline_fp.php, layout will back to old style of JA News earlier version.

    Here is the setting at demo page for Headline layout setting, these params only being used when layout select as headline_fp.php

    2.2.JA News Modules (
    [position: ja-news]

    On demo, it looks like:

    In Admin panel, please go to Modules>Site Modules and click on module name (JA News) to go to configuration page.

    Here is the setting of JA News on demo:

    For each parameter, please hover your mouse on its title for more information.
    On the settings, you will notice there’s one parameter named Category (Section) ID and its setting

    8: pink

    Syntax for this is: <ID>:<color>. ID can be sectionID or categoryID base on what you choose right above and color can be color English name in this list (red, orange, deepblue, cyan, green, pink, lime, blue)).

    2.3. All Videos Reloaded Module (Homepage URL)
    [postion: user5]
    Flexibly handle your content streaming with any type of video or audio. You can also save your server’s bandwidth by embedding video or audio content uploaded on other servers (YouTube etc.)

    Please follow this URL to download All Videos module.
    JoomlArt has developed a file call playlist.php to handle the existed videos on your host, please check the setting bellow to understand how it works and how to use.

    For more information about this module, please visit author homepage

    2.4. JA Category Spotlight with Image (
    [position: left]

    This module will show specific content from a category in a very impressive way.

    On demo, it looks like:

    In Admin panel, go to Modules >> Site Modules and click on module name (Spotlight Module Content with Image) to go to configuration page.

    When you choose Category in Category ID dropdown list, all articles in that category will be shown as spotlight

    You can limit number of items to display in Number of Elements.
    Module height specify the height of each content display:

    For other parameters, simply hover your mouse over its title, you will see what it stands for.

    2.5. JA Login module (
    [position: ja-login]

    On demo, it looks like:

    In Admin panel, go to Modules >> Site Modules and click on module name (JA Popup User Tools) to go to configuration page.

    2.6. JA News and JA AllVideos mambot ( and

    JA News and JA AllVideos mambots came with JA News and JA AllVideos Reloaded modules.

    To display JA News and JA AllVideos Reloaded modules on frontpage, you must enble JA News and JA AllVideos mambots first.

    2.7. JA ZIN mambot (

    This plugin will find all available section and categories in your Joomla site and create all menu items link to such section/categories. Once created, menus item will be set to publish status. You can delete or unpublish unnecessary menus.

    In Admin panel, go to Mambots >> Site mambots click on module name (JA Section menu plugin) to go to configuration page.. Please make sure it enabled.

    Here is the setting at Demo page:

    Type in the menu name that you want to create at Menutype. After enable, you will see the menu has been created by click on Menu >> <your menu name>

    This menu will be created base on your Section structure and Category you’ve had. If you have any changes in your section/category structure, please select Update Setting = Yes in JA Zin configuration page to make change to menu.

    : JA Zin used to generate the menu tree for selected section or category. So after you’ve running it and have your desired menu, you can turn it off to save your resource and get a faster load for your site. If you lease it on, menu will be re-generated everytime your page loading.

    Now, go to yoursite_template_path/ja_vars_1.0x.php to set this menu to display.


    JA Teline ii came with a rich typography to give users more ability to customize content look and feel. Please check all JA Teline ii typography here at JA Teline ii Typography


    Q: I want to add a template position in to my Joomla!
    A: Go to your Administration Panel, Site -> Template Manager -> Module Positions. Add your template positions and hit the Save button.

    Q: Where can I change my footer?
    A: If you want to change or remove something in the footer, just open the “ja_justicia/footer.php” then modify it to suite your needs.

    Q: My images take a lot of white space and do not look good?
    A: The {mosimage} may show some extra padding and margin. To solve this problem, go to your Joomla! Administrator -> Mambots -> Site Mambots and change the margin and padding parameters of MOS Image mambot to 0.
    Q: Images without caption are stuck with text?
    A: It is because Joomla! generates the code different when {mosimage} has and doesn’t have its caption. So when you decide that the image will not having a caption, put it between the div tag like this <div class=”mosimage” style=”float: left;”>{mosimage}</div>

    Q: What’s a module style? And module class suffix?
    A: Almost modules offer you a parameter called Module Class Suffix. Set a value for this parameter and you will have your module’s appearance differs from the others. JA templates often provide you some module styles which can be found in Module Styles area of the guide.

    emerich Friend

    Hello, may i ask you for this userguide and others in PDF? thanks

    stegigs Friend

    hi i can’t see the image in Spotlight Module Content w/image, why?

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