Instructions for the «Video from Facebook» module for Joomla - IWS.BY

Instructions for the «Video from Facebook» module for Joomla

First, get the module by clicking the button above «Get module», if the module has already been received, then proceed further.

Installing the module in CMS Joomla 3

Go to your site’s dashboard.

In the top menu, follow the path to the extension installation manager along the path «Extensions» – «Manage» – «Install»:

Joomla 3 Extension Manager

On the page that opens, press the green button and select the archive received on the IWS.BY website when ordering.

After successful installation, you will receive a notification about successful installation:

Joomla 3 Successful Installation Notice

Including the module in CMS Joomla 3

To work, the module must be enabled.

Go to the CMS Joomla 3 module management manager along the «Extensions» – «Modules» path.

On the page that opens, in the search bar, enter the name of the module for a quick search. Name «IWS.BY Video from Facebook».

Only one module we need will remain in the list of modules. There will be a red cross next to the name, click on it to activate the module.

The red cross will change to a green checkmark, the plugin has been successfully activated.

Setting up a module in Joomla 3

In the list of modules, click on the name of the module. The module configuration page will open. Let’s consider the required fields.

First field «License Key».

«License Key» field

It is necessary to fill in the license key received during the registration and download of the plugin from the IWS.BY website. The key must be filled in to receive regular plugin updates. Without this key, an error will be displayed when updating to a new version.

Field «Connect Facebook SDK»

The option is responsible for connecting the SDK of the social network Facebook to the site. Without this SDK, the video will not load on the site. If you already have an SDK connected, set the value to «No».

Field «Language Facebook SDK»

The option is responsible for the language of the connected SDK and the content in the video block. The language of the system records will depend on this option.

Field «Link to video»

The field where you need to enter a direct link to the video from the social network Facebook.

Field «Video Width Type»

The option is responsible for the width of the video block on the site page. Responsive – The video will be 100% of the width of the parent block. Fixed – The video width will be fixed, which is specified in the Video Width field in pixels.

Field « Video Width »

Specifies the width of the video. Indicated by a number in pixels.

Field «Autoplay»

The option is responsible for automatic video playback immediately after the page is loaded.

Field « Lazy loading »

The option is responsible for loading the video only when it is in the visible part of the user’s screen. Activates lazyload technology for videos.

Field «Show signatures»

The option will allow displaying tips on the video in the computer version, if any.

Field «Show text»

This option will display the description text in the video block.

Now you need to adjust the display position of the widget in the right place.

Field «Status»

This field must be set to Published.

Field «Position»

In this option, you must select the position of the module in the template, where the community widget will be displayed.

Next, go to the «Menu Assignment» tab

A tab with one field will open «Module Assignment»

At this point, it is important to select a value, otherwise the module will not be displayed on the site pages. In our case, we chose the value «On all pages».

These are all fields and options, by filling in which on the site you will display a video from Facebook.


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