Joomla - FLEXIcontent 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 FLEXIcontent items.


Creating a new dynamic slide

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

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 what type of items do you want to show.


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


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


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

Language filter

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

Only display items with these IDs

You can enter the IDs of the content which you want to show. No other item will be filtered.

Date format

The PHP Date Format to use to display the dates.

Time format

The PHP Time Format to use to display the dates.

Offset hours

Timezone offset in hours. For example: +2 or -7. If you leave it empty, Joomla's System → Global Configuration → Server → Server Time Zone setting will be used.

Translate date and time

You can translate the default PHP date texts from English to your language.



The field which decides the ordering of your content.

  • Title
  • Category title
  • Username
  • Featured
  • 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 title of the item.
  • description - The description of the item.
  • image, thumbnail - The intro or the full article image.
  • url - Link to the item.
  • creation_date - The creation date of the item.
  • created_by - The name of the item's creator.
  • modification_date - The modification date of the item.
  • modified_by - The modifier's name.
  • hits - The number of hits on the item.
  • document_type - The type of the item.
  • version - The version number of the item.
  • categories - Categories of the item.
  • tags - Tags of the item.
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