2JCarousel Overview

2JCarousel – it’s AJAX 3D images carousel, with wide range of customization options (attention!!! around 50 options for customization of the front end carousel or admin backend settings) With 2JCarousel you can add images carousel to the web site, which looks like 3D oval with perspective. With 2JCarousel you receive freedom of creativity: all this options with combination of CSS styles which you can easily modify to make 2JCarousel fit to your web site design and your needs the best way!
2JCarousel have advanced images management tools: 3 ways for uploading sets of the images to the component scanning server directory, batch upload , uploading single images (one by one).
2JCarousel have implemented advanced resizing functionality for thumbnails and big images: here you can specify required size of the images (separate settings for thumbnails and big images), direction of the resizing alignment. So this is not simple resizing it's smart resizing. In 2JCarousel for thumbnails click you can select few different actions: show big image, show image in lightbox, show lightbox with template(it's ability to insert custom HTML code for images description in the mix with build in template tags for carousel images, links and etc.), simple link or target blank link. One interesting point: you can bind AJAX/JavaScript function to the thumbnail click(check our demos).
2JCarousel support transparency, results you can see at our demo section.

Key Features

  • AJAX Images Carousel (No Flash here!);
  • Batch images upload;
  • Upload images from server directory (scan directory option);
  • Advanced light box settings: with template support;
  • Auto-resizing for thumbnails and images;
  • Advanced 3D visualization settings;
  • Set of images organized as galleries;
  • Fade effect;
  • 3 navigation modes: mouse or buttons mode, permanent movement;
  • Caching for the js and css files;

  • AJAX Images Carousel (No Flash here!);
  • Galleries support (each gallery images possible to show in particular section of the site);
  • Advanced 3D visualization settings (possible to change perspective, x and y radius, offset for rotation axis);
  • W3C CSS validate (no errors, notices, warnings);
  • W3C XHTML validate (no errors, notices, warnings);
  • Ability to insert instances of the images carousel to the Joomla!® content articles (using plugin tag);
  • Ability to insert multiply instances of the images carousel to the same page (using module or plugin tag);
  • Batch images upload;
  • Upload images from server directory (scan directory option);
  • Ability to switch between 3 navigation modes: mouse mode, navigation buttons, permanent movement;
  • 27 CSS styles predefined for the navigation front end buttons;
  • Advanced light box settings: when you click on thumbnail you can select to show simple big image, light box or light box with template;
  • Fade effect;
  • Options for management of the rotation speed;
  • Additional value of maximum rotation speed (for the case of mouse mode navigation);
  • Order by option for custom ordering of the images in carousel (order by Joomla! native ordering, name, random, id);
  • Possible generate thumbnails with transparent background;
  • Possible generate images with transparent background;
  • Auto-resizing for thumbnails and images (possible to specify size of the big images smaller then full image size);
  • Possible to insert few instances of the 2JCarousel at the same page;
  • As additional option for resizing functionality possible to specify alignment for resized thumbnails or images (namely align to the left, right, top or bottom resized image against original image);
  • Possible to change height and width values of the thumbnails or images after upload;
  • Ability to add pre-text - some intro HTML before carousel section;
  • Ability to add post-text - some HTML after carousel section;
  • Ability to add background HTML right behind images carousel;
  • One place galleries settings manager (comfortable interface in component for every gallery settings management);
  • Advanced compatibility settings for every gallery (start delay, browsers coefficient, “protect images” from another plugins);
  • Cache options;
  • Ability to customize images remove process (with or without physical removing of the files from server directory);
  • Supported file formats: JPG, JPEG, PNG, GIF;
  • Implemented for Joomla! 1.5 and Joomla! 2.5 using native classes, structures, models, controllers;
  • Advanced preview options in admin backend (for uploaded images and customized carousel);
  • AJAX color selector for color options in admin section;
  • Possible to use Joomla! WYSIWYG editor for edit images description;
  • Possible to use AJAX spinner for edit fields;
  • Ability to specify custom link for every image;
  • Open Blank option for the case if you need to open images links in blank pages;
  • Compatible with IE, Firefox, Safari, Opera, Chrome;
  • Implemented to avoid AJAX libs conflicts;
  • Scripts are embedded only on pages where it's used;

Version 1.0.7 released ( 08-02-2014 )

  • New video in lightbox functionality support;
  • Added Joomla 3.2 support;
  • Updated upload dialog for the images from server;
  • Updated image link options;

Version 1.0.6 released ( 31-12-2012 )

  • Fixed value of the maximum rotation speed;
  • Module output in RAW;
  • Updated scripts to make all of the valid;
  • Updated JS and CSS caching algorithm;
  • Caching configuration options in admin section;

Version 1.0.5 released ( 22-03-2012 )

  • Added images caching increased loading time;
  • Updated caching for the js and css files;
  • Increased working speed and decreased amount of the db queries;
  • Saving template with HTML and styles;
  • Global cache turn off option, working with images, css and js;
  • New open blank option;

Version 1.0.4 released ( 11-11-2011 )

  • Scripts are embedded only on pages where it's used;
  • Created plugin button for editor;
  • Updated the initialization process of positioning;
  • Implemented advanced images manager;
  • Updated the admin interface;


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