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JJ NextGen JQuery Carousel

Allows you to pick a gallery from the 'NextGen Gallery' plugin to use as a 'JQuery JCarousel'.

The 'JJ NextGen JQuery Carousel' allows you to create a 'JCarousel' (http://sorgalla.com/projects/jcarousel/) as a widget or as a shortcode. This plugin uses the 'NextGen Gallery' plugin for its images.

Requirements:

NextGen Gallery Integration:

  • This plugin uses the original width and height of the image uploaded so make sure the images are the correct dimensions when uploaded.
  • If a width and height are defined under the configuration all images will be resized to those dimensions (Highly recommended).
  • Alt & Title Text Field: Provide a full url here and the image will link to this. Only works if alt field starts with either of these; /, http, or ftp.
  • Description Field: Will be used as image alt text. If alt text is present but not a valid url alt text will be used instead for image alt text.

You can specify the following parameters:

NOTE: sc means shortcode:

  • Title: Title. Leave blank for no title. (sc: title="My Carousel")
  • Gallery: Leave blank to use all galleries or choose a gallery to use. (sc: gallery="galleryid")
  • Order: Order to display results in. You can choose; Random, Latest First, Oldest First, or NextGen Sortorder. Random will still work when a page is cached. (sc: order="random"|"asc"|"desc"|"sortorder")
  • Shuffle: If order is random and this is true will shuffle images with javascript. Useful if your are caching your pages. (sc: shuffle="true"|"false")
  • Max pictures: The maximum amount of pictures to use. (sc: max_pictures="6")
  • HTML id: HTML id to use. Defaults to 'jcarousel'. Needs to be different for multiple instances on same page. (sc: html_id="jcarousel")
  • Skin class: Class of skinning to use. Defaults to use the tango skin. (sc: skin_class="jcarousel-skin-tango")
  • Image width: Width of image. Defaults to 75. (sc: width="200")
  • Image height: Height of image. Defaults to 75. (sc: height="150")
  • Image gap: Gap between images. (sc: gap="5")

JCarousel settings:

Please check the JCarousel home page for more details (http://sorgalla.com/projects/jcarousel/#Configuration).

  • vertical: Specifies wether the carousel appears in horizontal or vertical orientation. Changes the carousel from a left/right style to a up/down style carousel. (sc: vertical="setting")
  • rtl: Specifies whether the carousel appears in RTL (Right-To-Left) mode. (sc: rtl="setting")
  • start: The index of the item to start with. (sc: start="setting")
  • offset: The index of the first available item at initialisation. (sc: offset="setting")
  • size: Size of existing elements if size is not passed explicitly uses the number of total items. (sc: size="setting")
  • scroll: The number of items to scroll by. (sc: scroll="setting")
  • visible: If passed, the width/height of the items will be calculated and set depending on the width/height of the clipping, so that exactly that number of items will be visible. (sc: visible="setting")
  • animation: The speed of the scroll animation as string in jQuery terms ("slow" or "fast") or milliseconds as integer (See jQuery Documentation). If set to 0, animation is turned off. (sc: animation="setting")
  • easing: The name of the easing effect that you want to use (See jQuery Documentation). (sc: easing="setting")
  • auto: Specifies how many seconds to periodically autoscroll the content. If set to 0 (default) then autoscrolling is turned off. (sc: auto="setting")
  • wrap: Specifies whether to wrap at the first/last item (or both) and jump back to the start/end. Options are "first", "last", "both" or "circular" as string. If set to null, wrapping is turned off (default). (sc: wrap="setting")

Shortcode Examples:

  • [jj-ngg-jquery-carousel html_id="about-jcarousel" gallery="1"]
  • [jj-ngg-jquery-carousel title="Hello" html_id="about-jcarousel" gallery="1" vertical="true"]
  • [jj-ngg-jquery-carousel html_id="about-jcarousel" gallery="2" width="150" height="100" visible="2" scroll="1" auto="3"]

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Requires: 2.8 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.1.4
Last Updated: 2011-3-9
Downloads: 59,147

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