Scroll article excerpt Joomla module will create the information reel in the website, this scroll contain the article title and article excerpt. It is scrolling like reel. This plugin is very useful to show your promotion, important article to the user.
Live Demo available on sidebar. if you want to use your own content on the scroll use Information Reel Joomla module.
Feature of this plugin
- Easy installation.
- Option to set number of article to scroll.
- Scrolling so it occupies less space.
- Option to choose category.
- Option to select order.
Installation and configuration
- Download the Scroll article excerpt module from the download location.
- Log into the Administrator section of your site.
- Go to Extensions ==> Manage ==> Install menu.
- Click Browse button and select the downloaded ZIP file.
- Click Upload & install button to complete the installation.
Creating a new module instance
In your Joomla admin go to the Modules menu(Extensions ==> Modules in your admin 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. The 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.
Module admin screen (Joomla 3.6.x)
Navigate to below link in your Joomla admin to set up the module parameters.
Extensions ==> Modules ==> Scroll article excerpt (Type) ==> Article Setting (See below screen)
Article Setting (Module parameters)
Count: The number of items to display (default 5).
Ordering: Article scroll ordering options.
Authors: A filter for the authors.
Front page Items: Front page items article.
Only From Last X Days: Show articles only from the last X days (Leave blank to include all).
Only On Article View?: Filter only on article view.
Child Category Articles: Include or exclude articles from child categories.
Category Depth: The number of child category levels to return.
Exclude Categories: Select one or more categories to exclude.
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.
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?
Go to Extensions ==> Modules ==> Scroll article excerpt (Type) ==> Article Setting
In Article Setting page we have option to update this number.
Q2. How many number of recent article title will display at same time?
In default it will show 5. In the Article Setting page 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 Scroll Setting page we have option to update this number.