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JA Wall Insight #7: K2 or Joomla Standard Content? At Your Choice

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I. Joomla Content

You can create Joomla articles as usual, however please pay attention to some points below:

  • Images in an article will be added in:  Images and links option.
  • Width and style of an item is defined in: Extended Classes field in Metadata Options. One item can be defined with default or grid-double/grid-triple width size, default = 1 grid width size.
  • The Hot icon will automatically displayed based on a total number of hits. If the total hits is larger than the defined number in the back-end --> Hot icon will be displayed. This setting is in Template Manager edit form in the back-end.
  • You can also select to display items in pop-up or not.

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Note: For category: create as usual, no additional infomation needed.

II. K2 Content


JA Wall templates support 2 templates for K2: ja_wall, ja_wall_showcase and ja_wall_blog. The ja_wall template is for the grid-style listing, the ja_wall_showcase is for the showcase template style and the ja_wall_blog is the blog template style.

The template is selected when you create K2 category.

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You can create K2 articles as usual, however please pay attention to some points below:

  • Width and style of an item is defined in the: Extra Fields in the article edit form. One item can be defined with default or grid-double/grid-triple width size, default = 1 grid width size.
  • The Hot icon will automatically displayed based on a total number of hits. If the total hits is larger than the defined number in the back-end --> Hot icon will be displayed. This setting is in Template Manager edit form in the back-end.

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1. ja_wall_blog template

2. ja_wall

3. ja_wall_showcase

III. Menu Config

JA Wall menu system is the same with the normal Joomla menu system, so you can use it as normal Joomla site. But for menus that use ja_wall template, there are some points that you should pay attention to:

  • The Home menu gets content from a category and menu item type = category blog.
  • User can set the view size, pop-up, view mode for the menu.

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