Do you need some articles on your website to stand out from the others? If the answer is yes, try our fully configurable Newsflash module based on jQuery. In module parameters, you have control over the module display. You can change module width, height, border, and all colors. You can add internal or external links to each image in rotation. So, you can link articles even from external sites.

Free Joomla Newsflash Rotator

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Usage Instructions

Open Joomla Newsflash module parameters in Extensions > Module Manager > Hot Newsflash. You'll see that some default parameters are already there. However, you should change some of them to accommodate module for usage on your site.

  • MODULE WIDTH: Overall module width. If you have a border, the overall width will be higher for border width (x2). The height of the module depends on the image's height (set this below).
  • BACKGROUND COLOR: Background color of the text area in hexadecimal format (in example ffffff). You may use Color Blender to get values if you don't have software, such as Photoshop.
  • BORDER WIDTH: Border width is a numerical value in pixels. Type only number (in example 3).
  • BORDER COLOR: Color of the border line in hexadecimal format (in example 000000).
  • NUMBER OF ARTICLES: How many featured articles you'd like to show? Select number 1-5.
  • DISPLAY READ MORE LINKS: Enable/disable "read more" links. They are not necessary as the articles' headers are linked.
  • READ MORE LINK TEXT: Text for "read more" links (if they are enabled above).
  • TABS WIDTH: Width of the tabs that are used to rotate between articles. The height of the tabs is calculated automatically.
  • TABS BACKGROUND COLOR (REGULAR, HOVER, ACTIVE): Color of the tabs' background in hexadecimal format.
  • TABS FONT COLOR (REGULAR, HOVER, ACTIVE): Color of the tabs' font in hexadecimal format.
  • FOLDER WHERE IMAGES ARE STORED: Type folder (relative to Joomla root) where your images are stored. Don't include leading or trailing slash (for example you may enter images/stories).
  • WIDTH OF THE IMAGES: Self-explanatory.
  • HEIGHT OF THE IMAGES: Self-explanatory. It also determines the overall module height.
  • HEADING OF ARTICLE: Please type the heading of the article here.
  • LINK TO ARTICLE PAGE: Please type the link to the full article here, starting with http://. You can use internal or external links (internal link example, or external link If you don't type a link, the heading and the image will be displayed without a link.
  • ARTICLE INFO TEXT: Please type short article information text for each featured article. HTML code is allowed here.
  • IMAGE NAMES: Image name with extension (in example articles.jpg).

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