Scroll article excerpt Joomla module will create the information reel in your website using your latest articles title and article excerpt. it’s scrolling like a roller. In the administrator section of this module, we have the option to filter articles by category and tags.
Feature of this module
- Easy installation.
- Option to set number of article to scroll.
- Scrolling so it occupies less space.
- Option to filter by category.
- Option to select scroll order.
Module live demo available in this page. You may also be interested in Information reel Joomla module.
1. Download Scroll article excerpt module from the download location. Select the correct ZIP file depends on your Joomla version.
2. Login into the administrator section of your Joomla site.
3. In the menu, Go to System, Install and then click the Extensions menu.
4. Click Browse and select the module you downloaded, then click Upload & Install button.
5. When your Joomla module has been uploaded and installed successfully, you will see a confirmation message.
Admin screen for Joomla 3.7
Admin screen for Joomla 4.2
Creating a new module instance
In your Joomla administrator section go to the Site Modules menu. You should see the module Scroll article excerpt listed among the others. Simply click on the module name to open the module editor.
If you cannot find an instance of your new module, click the new button. New Scroll article excerpt module should be listed among the types available, select Scroll article excerpt which will create a new instance.
If you want to do any CSS changes for this module, you can use this style in your CSS class file.
In your Joomla administrator section go to Manage, Site Modules, and select the Scroll article excerpt module from the list then click the Module tab to configure the module.
Scroll article excerpt
Scroll Settings (Module parameters)
Height: Height of the single article title in the scroll.
Display Count: No of the article you want to display in the scroll at the same time.
Excerpt length: Enter the excerpt length.
Category: Enter article category to filter.
Tags: Enter article tags to filter.
Number of Articles: Enter the number of article titles to display in the slider.
Featured Articles: Select featured articles display option.
Order Results: Select article scroll display order.
Joomla parameters (Module parameters)
Title: It is essential to set a title for the module.
Position: The position on the page where the module will be displayed.
Status: The module needs to be published in order for it to display.
Module Assignment: Assign the module to all pages.
Frequently asked questions
Q1. How to update the number of articles to scroll?
In your Joomla administrator section go to Extensions, Modules, and select the Scroll article excerpt module. On this page, we have the option to update the Number of Articles to display.
Q2. How many recent article titles will display at the same time?
By default, it will show 5. In the module administrator section, we have the option to update this number.
Q3. Why are only a few characters display in the scroll excerpt?
By default, it will show only 150 characters. In the module administrator section, we have the option to update this number.