Joomla - Phoca Gallery Generator

In this article

⚠️ Note: This generator is only available in the Pro version.

With this dynamic slide generator you can show the contents of your Phoca Gallery images.


Creating a new dynamic slide

To get started, go to any Slider Settings page and add a new dynamic slide. Choose Phoca Gallery.

Configuring the generator

Set up your generator. Choose the settings you want. Popular options you probably want to configure: category where your content will be pulled from, the number of slides you want to have, the ordering of the content.

You can also click on the View Records button to see the data you'll be creating your slide with.

When you're done, click on Add.

Editing the dynamic slide

After you saved your generator, you'll be redirected to the Slide Editor to set up the look of your slide. You can create your content by using variables.

Not sure what are the variables or how to use them? Learn how to work with variables.


You can use these options to set what you want your generator to show.



You can select the categories from where you want the images.


You can select tags to filter your images from the selected categories.

Language filter

You can filter out the images based on the language. Not sure what language filter to use? Check out the language filter list.



The field which decides the ordering of your content.

  • Title
  • Category title
  • Ordering
  • Hits
  • Date

The order direction.

  • Ascending
  • Descending

Generator Settings

Learn about the Generator Settings at the Generator Settings documentation.


These are the available variables you can use to build your dynamic slide content in the Slide Editor.

Not sure what are the variables or how to use them? Learn how to work with variables.

  • image, thumbnail The link of the image.
  • title The title of the image.
  • description The description of the image.
  • url Url to the image.
  • filename The filename of the image.
  • category_title The name of the image's category.
  • category_description The description of the image's category.
  • category_url Url to the image's category.
  • hits The number of hits on the image.
  • id The id of the image.
Did this answer your question? Thanks for the feedback There was a problem submitting your feedback. Please try again later.