Joomla content generator

Contents by category

Subcategories by category

With Joomla content generator, you will be able to create dynamic sliders from articles and also from subcategories.

Generate slides

If you haven’t used the generator of Smart Slider 2, please check the common generator documentation before you continue. Those informations are important to understand the following section. You could also try to create your generator with Dynamic slider and you will have a basic generator with much less effort.

Sources

Contents by category

You can choose one or more categories and Smart Slider will display the articles from those categories in a slider.

Filter

joomla_contents_config

  • Source category: You can select one or more category to filter your articles
  • User id: You can filter the articles by the creator’s user id
  • Published: If switched off, Smart Slider will show the unpublished articles
  • Featured: If switched on, only the featured articles included in the slider
  • Language filter: You can filter your articles by language tag. Default is * which stands for every language
Order by options – ascending and descending

joomla_contents_order

  • Title
  • Category title
  • Creator name
  • Featured
  • Ordering
  • Hits
  • Creation time
  • Modification time
Variables

joomla_contents_var

  • {|id-x|} – ID of the article
  • {|title-x|} – Title of the article
  • {|url-x|} – Link to the article
  • {|alias-x|} – Alias of the article
  • {|introtext-x|} – Introtext of the article
  • {|fulltext-x|} – Fulltext of the article
  • {|catid-x|} – Category id
  • {|cat_title-x|} – Category title
  • {|categorylisturl-x|} – Category link in list layout
  • {|categoryblogurl-x|} – Category link in blog layout
  • {|created_by-x|} – Creator’s user id
  • {|created_by_alias-x|} – Creator’s alias
  • {|intro_image-x|} – Intro image
  • {|fulltext_image-x|} – Full text image

Subcategories by category

You can choose one or more categories and Smart Slider will display the subcategories of those categories.

Filter

joomla_subcat_config

  • Source parent category: You can select one or more category
  • Published: If switched off, Smart Slider will show the unpublished articles
  • Language filter: You can filter your categories by language tag. Default is * which stands for every language
Order by options – ascending and descending

joomla_contents_order

  • Title
  • Ordering
Variables

joomla_subcat_var

  • {|id-x|} – ID of the category
  • {|title-x|} – Title of the category
  • {|url-x|} – Link to the category in list layout
  • {|url_blog-x|} – Link to the category in blog layout
  • {|alias-x|} – Alias of the category
  • {|description-x|} – Description of the article
  • {|image-x|} – Image for the category
  • {|parent_id-x|} – Category’s parent id
  • {|parent_title-x|} – Category’s parent title
  • {|parent_url-x|} – Category’s parent link in list layout
  • {|parent_url_blog-x|} – Category’s parent link in blog layout