Joomla - redSHOP Generator

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

With this dynamic slide generator you can show the contents of your redSHOP products.

Minimum requirement

This generator requires redSHOP version: 2.0.7 or newer!

Tutorial

1
Creating a new dynamic slide

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

2
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.

3
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.

Configuration

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

Filter

Category

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

Manufacturer

You can select manufacturers to filter your products from the selected categories.

Supplier

You can select suppliers to filter your products further from the selected categories and manufacturers.

Featured

You can choose to only show the featured, not featured or all products.

On sale

You can choose to only show products which are on sale or aren't on sale or all.

Expired

You can choose to only show those products, which are expired or aren't expired or all.

For sell

You can choose to only show those products, which are for sell, which aren't for sell, or all.

Parent product ID

If you put a parent product's ID here, then only it's subproducts will be in the slider.

Order

Field

The field which decides the ordering of your content.

  • Product name
  • Ordering
  • Creation time
  • Modification time
  • Hits
  • Product price
  • Discount price
Order

The order direction.

  • Ascending
  • Descending

Generator Settings

Learn about the Generator Settings at the Generator Settings documentation.

Variables

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.

  • title - The name of the product.
  • url - Url to the product. It will link through the first redSHOP menu item you have in the Joomla Menu Manager from where that product can be reached, and it can't be changed.
  • description - The description of the product.
  • short_description - Short description of the product.
  • image - The image of the product.
  • thumbnail - Either the thumbnail or the full image of the product.
  • price - Price of the product. (With currency.)
  • unformatted_price - The price of the product. (Only numbers.)
  • discount_price - The discount price of the product.
  • category_name - The name of the product's category.
  • category_url - Url to the product's category.
  • category_description - The description of the product's category.
  • category_short_description - The short description of the product's category.
  • manufacturer_name - The name of the product's manufacturer.
  • hits - The number of hits on the product.
  • weight - The weight of the product.
  • product_length - The length of the product.
  • product_height - The height of the product.
  • product_width - The width of the product.
  • product_diameter - The diameter of the product.
  • id - The id of the product.
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