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Instructions module «Ticker» for Joomla

To get started, 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

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 Joomla 3 CMS Module Management Manager along the path «Extensions» – «Modules».

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

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.

Configuring the module in Joomla 3

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

First field «License key».

Field «License Key»

It is necessary to fill in the license key obtained during the registration and download of the plug-in 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.

Option «Type of ticker»

The option is responsible for the type of data that will be displayed in the scrolling line. Depending on the choice of the value in the option, the data in the scrolling line will be displayed from the corresponding tabs of the module settings.

Type «Text» – settings of this type and data are available on the module tab «Text settings».

Type «List of links» – settings of this type and data are available on the module tab «Links settings».

Type «Images» – settings of this type and data are available on the module tab «Image settings».

Field «Ticker width»

The field specifies the width of the creeping line. Specifies a numeric value in pixels or percent.

Field «Ticker height»

The field indicates the height of the crawl block. Specifies a numeric value in pixels or percent.

Field «Indent on top»

The field specifies the indent from the top border of the creeping line block. Indicated by a number in pixels.

Field «Indent on the right»

The field specifies the indent from the right border of the creeping line block. Indicated by a number in pixels.

Field «Indent at the bottom»

The field specifies the indent from the bottom border of the creeping line block. Indicated by a number in pixels.

Field «Indent on the left»

The field specifies the indent from the left border of the creeping line block. Indicated by a number in pixels.

Option «Display border»

The option is responsible for enabling the border for the crawl block. If the value «Yes» is selected, then a frame will be displayed around the ticker block.

Field «Border size (px)»

The field is responsible for the width of the border around the crawl block. Indicated by a number in pixels.

Option «Border style»

This option specifies the style of the border around the crawl box. Analogous to the CSS option: border-style.

Option «Border color»

The option is responsible for the color of the border around the crawl block. Specified in HEX format.

Field «Rounding the corners of the border»

The field is responsible for rounding the corners of the ticker block. Indicated by a number in pixels. Similar to CSS: border-radius.

Field «Indent above»

The field specifies the indent from the top border of the block to the ticker. Indicated by a number in pixels.

Field «Indent on the right»

The field specifies the indent from the right border of the block to the ticker. Indicated by a number in pixels.

Field «Indent below»

The field specifies the indent from the bottom border of the block to the ticker. Indicated by a number in pixels.

Field «Indent on the left»

The field specifies the indent from the left border of the block to the ticker. Indicated by a number in pixels.

Option «Enable background?»

The option is responsible for turning on the background of the crawl block. If the value «Yes» is selected, then a colored background will appear at the block with a ticker.

Option «Background color»

The option specifies the background color of the crawl block. Specified in HEX format.

Option «Movement mode»

The option is responsible for the sides of the ticker movement.

Option «Movement speed»

The option is responsible for the speed of the crawl line. You can select a value from 10 types of speeds.

Option «Stop motion»

The option is responsible for stopping the movement of the scrolling line when you hover over it with the computer mouse cursor.

Now you need to adjust the display position of the module in the desired location.

Field «Status»

This field must be set to Published.

Field «Position»

In this option, it is necessary to select the position of the module in the template, where the creeping line will be displayed.

Next go to the tab «Menu Assignment».

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 the basic settings for the creeping line block. Now go to the settings below you need the data type in the ticker.

Customize the text in the ticker

In this section, the text in the ticker is configured. For text data to be displayed in the creeping line, on the «Module╗ tab in the «Ticker type» field, the «Text» value must be selected. Let’s start setting up the text.

Field «Message text»

The field contains the text of the message that should be displayed in the ticker.

Option «Text color»

The option is responsible for the color of the notification text. Specified in HEX format.

Option «Hover text color»

The option is responsible for the color of the notification text when you hover over it with the mouse cursor. Specified in HEX format.

Option «Text style»

This option specifies the text style to be applied to the message text in the ticker.

Field «Message Text Size»

The field indicates the size of the message text in the ticker. Indicated by a number in pixels.

Option «Text message wrap link?»

The option includes the ability to specify a link that will wrap the message text of the ticker.

Field «Link»

Link. which will wrap the message text in the scrolling line. A direct link is indicated.

Option «Link opening»

The option is responsible for the type of link opening in the user’s browser after clicking on the message text in the ticker.

These are all fields that are responsible for setting up the message text in the ticker.

In this section, the list of links in the ticker is configured. For the text data to be displayed in the ticker, on the «Module» tab in the «Ticker type» field, the value «List of links» must be selected. Let’s start setting up the text.

Option «Link view»

The option is responsible for the way the list of links is displayed. It can be horizontal or vertical.

Field «Indent between links»

The field is responsible for the spacing between links. Indicated by a number in pixels. If the display of links is vertical, the padding will be applied at the bottom. If the display of links is horizontal, then the indents are applied to the right of the link.

Then there are the settings individually for each link, for all 10. Let’s consider the settings for the first link, they are universal for each.

Option «Enable link 1»

The option is responsible for including the link. If «Yes» is selected, then link 1 will be displayed in the ticker.

Field «Link Name 1»

The field contains the name of the link 1.

Field «Link Path 1»

The field contains a direct link, which will be followed by clicking on the link 1.

Option «Link opening 1»

The option indicates the option of opening link 1 in the user’s browser.

Option «Link color 1»

The option specifies the color of the link 1. Specified in the HEX format.

Option «Link color 1 on hover»

The option specifies the color of link 1 when you hover over it with the mouse cursor. Specified in HEX format.

Field «Link Font Size 1»

Specifies the size of the link text in the field. It is indicated by a number in pixels.

Option «Link Style 1»

The option is responsible for the text style of link 1.

These are all fields that are responsible for setting up links in the ticker.

Customizing the list of images in the ticker

In this section, the list of links in the scrolling line is configured. In order for the text data to be displayed in the creeping line, on the «Module» tab in the «Ticker type» field, the value «List of images» must be selected. Let’s start setting up the text.

Option «View image display»

The option is responsible for the type of display of the list of images. It can be horizontal or vertical.

Field «Image Width»

The width of the images used when the image display type is set to horizontal display. Indicated by a number in pixels.

Field «Image Height»

Height of images used when the image display type is set to vertical display. Indicated by a number in pixels.

Option «Indentation between images»

The field is responsible for the spacing between images. Indicated by a number in pixels. If the view of displaying images is vertical, then the margins will be applied from the bottom. If the view of displaying images is horizontal, then the indents are applied to the right of the link.

Then there are the settings individually for each image, for all 10. Let’s consider the settings for the first image, they are universal for each.

Option «Enable image 1»

The option is responsible for the inclusion of the image. If «Yes» is selected, then image 1 will be displayed in a ticker.

Option «Image 1»

The option is responsible for the image that will be displayed in the ticker.

Field «Image title 1»

The field is responsible for the title of the image 1. The title is applied to the image tag in the alt and title attributes.

Field «Link to image 1»

The field contains a direct link, which will be followed by clicking on image 1.

Option «Open image link 1»

The option specifies the option to open the link of image 1 in the user’s browser.

Сontents

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