Featured Items Pro Example 4 Print

*****Now compatible with Joomla 1.5 and 1.6*******

An example of the featured items module, showing the thumbnails only layout. You can choose the thumbnail size, as well as the overall display size, allowing great flexibility in the layout.

This highly versatile module allows you to feature articles picked by id, by section or by category. The module displays a thumbnail plus an extract from the text with a link to the article for each item. The items can be displayed in a variety of layouts, including lists, tab panes, an accordion or thumbnails only. There is a choice of colour schemes. Also the module can use GD graphics for improved thumbnail quality.

The articles can be selected either from the Joomla core content component, or the Mighty Extensions Resources component.

*****Now compatible with Joomla 1.5 and 1.6*******

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K2 Integration

The module now includes support for K2 as the content source. It can display text taken from the K2 intro text, and images taken from the K2 image field or embedded in the text.


Mighty Extensions Resources Integration

Version 3.0 now features integration with Mighty Extensions Resources. It can display text taken from the text, textarea and html field types, and thumbnails taken from the image or picture field types, as well as images embedded in html fields.


Social Integration


The module also includes integration with K2 Users, Community Builder, Mighty Extensions Touch and JomSocial. It can be used to display articles by the profiled user whenever a user profile is viewed.


New Features

We have introduced several new features.

  1. Firstly the entire article intro text can now be displayed, with all html tags, not just an extract.
  2. The module now supports content plugins.
  3. Also as well as pre-selected categories the module can now display articles from the current category or section. This is a powerful feature that now means that you can do things like display random articles, or the latest articles from the category currently being viewed.
  4. The module can now cache resized images for improved efficiency