modgallery Demo - Basic Layout

Module Installation

To install modgallery log into your Joomla! site's administrator panel wih Super Administrator privliges and install it as you would any other 3rd party Joomla! module.

  1. From the top menu select Extensions > Install/Uninstall.
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  2. Browse to and select your modgallery module zip file that you downloaded.
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  3. Click on Upload file and install.
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Module setup

To set up modgallery to show photographs and images from your local filesystem using the Basic layout follow these simple steps:

Module parameters section
  1. Select the folder you'd like to select images from, from the dropdown list.
    N.B.
    If Joomla 1.5.x then upload your image folders to the images/stories/ folder.
    If Joomla 1.6.x then upload your image folders to the images/ folder.

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  2. Select the Basic layout from the dropdown list.
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  3. Select the thumbnail photo size from the dropdown list.
    You can select from the following sizes: square (75px x 75px); thumbnail (100px x 75px); small (240px x 180px).
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  4. Select the large photo size from the dropdown list.
    You can select from the following sizes: medium (500px x 375px); large (1024px x 768px); original (the original dimensions of your images).
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  5. You can limit how many images you want to display.
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  6. Select the sort order of your images.
    You can select from the following: A-to-Z; Z-to-A; Latest First; Oldest First.
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Advanced parameters section - Basic Options
  1. Select whether or not to load the module's basic stylesheet.
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  2. Select whether or not to how image filename as a caption.
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  3. Select whether or not to link the thumbnails to their larger image.
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  4. Select whether or not to use Joomla's native modal window library.
    If your site uses its own slimbox style pop up and it is referenced with rel="lightbox" and you want to use that style instead, then set link thumbnails to Yes and set Use Joomla Native Modal to No
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Other parameters section
  1. You can select whether or not to show the module's logo.
    Although you can switch the logo off we'd of course appreciate if you left it in place to provide a visual link back to Bulletproof Templates.
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