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[joomla] Looking for an Image Rotation module

Matt Thomas matt at betweenbrain.com
Wed Oct 10 16:44:56 EDT 2012


FWIW, I was going to recommend that you take a look at JoomGallery. It's a
bit of overkill for this, but a great solution none the less.

Best,

Matt

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On Oct 10, 2012 4:29 PM, "Geoffrey Schaller" <gjschaller at psi-13.com> wrote:

> I *think* I've solved my own issue, in a way... but it requires
> JoomGallery to be set up, as it's a module that draws from that, rather
> than from a Joomla images folder.
>
> Still, it's a good way to go, esp. if you're already using JoomGallery on
> your site and want to showcase images elsewhere on your site.
>
> -Geoffrey
>
>
> On Wed, Oct 10, 2012 at 12:22 PM, Geoffrey Schaller <gjschaller at psi-13.com
> > wrote:
>
>> I have a collection of about 20 photos, that I would like to display as
>> thumbnails on a page.  I'd like to display 5 at a time, chosen randomly
>> from a folder:
>>
>> [Image1] [Image2] [Image3] [Image4] [Image5]
>>
>> I've tried a few different image rotation / slideshow modules, but none
>> of them seem to QUITE fit the bill I am looking for.  Either they only show
>> one image (and no option for more than one), or they slide the whole pool
>> instead of statically choosing 5 on load and sticking with them.
>>
>> I tried the default Joomla 2.5 Random Image Module, loaded 5 times on the
>> page, but it shows the same image in all 5 loads instead of 5 different
>> ones.
>>
>> There's a bazillion modules on the JED - I tried a few and got
>> frustrated, as each one claimed to do what I want, but was missing
>> something in the end. :-(
>>
>> Anyone have a lead on a good module or plugin, that fits the bill for
>> what I need?
>>
>> --
>> Geoffrey Schaller
>> gjschaller at psi-13.com
>>
>
>
>
> --
> Geoffrey Schaller
> gjschaller at psi-13.com
>
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