Scroll article excerpt Joomla module will create the information reel in your website using your latest articles title and article excerpt. its scrolling like a roller. In the administrator section of this module we have option to filter article 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 Extensions, Manage and then click Install 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 4.0
Creating a new module instance
In your Joomla administrator section go to the 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 Extensions, Modules and select the Scroll article excerpt module from the list then click Module tab to configuration the module.
Scroll Settings (Module parameters)
Height: Height of the single article title in the scroll.
Display Count: No of 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 number of article title 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 number of article to scroll?
In your Joomla administrator section go to Extensions, Modules and select the Scroll article excerpt module. In this page we have option to update Number of Articles to display..
Q2. How many number of recent article title will display at same time?
In default it will show 5. In the module administrator section we have option to update this number.
Q3. Why only few characters display in scroll excerpt?
In default it will show only 150 characters. In the module administrator section we have option to update this number.