FMJ TagCloud provides flexible TagClouds with Joomla and/or K2 Tags

 

1. Features

2. Installation

3. Configuration

4. FAQ 

 

 

1. Features

  • Ability to use Joomla or K2 Tags
  • Ability to combine both Joomla and K2 Tags in one Tag-CloudFlexible settings using defaults in the plugin and customizable settings directly in the "Banner Details" tab of each banner's settings.
  • Flexible category filtering on K2 Tag sources
  • Very flexible selection types and selection time-periods
  • Choice of which Cloud Generator to use - jQCloud or WordCloud2.
  • Hassle-free default settings! In most cases, users probably will not need to change many settings.
  • Performance optimized code! The module avoids unnecessary database calls, as well as unnecessary code execution as much as possible. For the end-user this means faster response times as well as saving cpu cycles and energy, which helps the environment.

 

2. Installation

FMJ-Banners Supercharger is a module which is instralled the usual Joomla way.

In your Administration console:

1. Click Extensions -> Manage -> Install (or only Manage)

2. Click "Upload Package FIle", browse for the Extension File and click "Upload & Install". Done.

 

 

 

3. Configuration

3.1. Module Tabs

In this section we will go through the relevant configuration options available in each tab of the module.

 

3.1.1 Cloud Generator Options

  • Cloud Generator

    Select the generator to use: jQCloud, WordCloud2 or None

    The configuration options below this selection will change dynamically to present the relevant options for each generator.

    All options have a Tooltip, explaining their use.

3.1.2 Tag Sources

  • Tag Sources:

    Specify the source for the tags. It can be Joomla Tags, K2 Tags or even both.

    The configuration options below this selection will change dynamically to present the relevant options for each source.

    All options have a Tooltip, explaining their use.

3.1.2 Event Triggers

  • The event triggers are explained thoroughly in the section and tooltips.

 

4. FAQ

 Answers to frequently asked questions

  • Q: My tags are overlapping. How do I avoid this?
    A: Depending on the generator, the space available and the number of tags that are allowed, you will have to try a few things out.
    For example, try to reduce the amound of tags in the generator options