Joomla - JoomShopping 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 JoomShopping products.


Creating a new dynamic slide

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

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 products.


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

In stock

You can choose to only show the products in stock or not in stock or all products.


You can select one label to filter out those products.

Menu item (item ID)

The ItemId is the ID of the menu item that a particular page belongs to. For example, if a product belongs to a certain category, then the ID of the menu item pointing to that category will be the Item ID of that page.


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

Ask down all product images

You can ask down all product images.



The field which decides the ordering of your content.

  • Product name
  • Category title
  • Ordering
  • Hits
  • Creation time
  • Modification time

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.

  • title The name of the product.
  • url Url to the product. A product can have link in any of your pages, and there is no way to know, which one do you want to link to, so this is the base product url, and you can't change it.
  • description The description of the product.
  • short_description Short description of the product.
  • image The image of the product.
  • thumbnail The thumbnail image of the product.
  • image_full The full image of the product.
  • price The price of the product.
  • product_old_price The old price of the product.
  • category_name The name of the product's category.
  • category_short_description The short description of the product's category.
  • category_description The description of the product's category.
  • category_url Url to the product's category.
  • add_to_cart_url An url which is adding the product to the cart.
  • manufacturer_name The name of the product's manufacturer.
  • product_id The id of the product.
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