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=Random Image Module=
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{{Chunk30:ModuleManager-How-to-acces-module|module=Random Image}}
 
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=Description=
==Overview==
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==How to access==
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To access the Random Image module, go to your site back-end.  Using the top menu, go to '''Extensions -> module manager''' and select "new". Then, select Random Image.
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==Description==
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This Module displays a random image from a directory.
 
This Module displays a random image from a directory.
  
==Screenshot==
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=Screenshot=
 
An example is shown below:
 
An example is shown below:
 
[[Image:Help30-Extensions-Module-Manager-Random-Image-screen.png]]
 
[[Image:Help30-Extensions-Module-Manager-Random-Image-screen.png]]
  
==Toolbar==
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=Toolbar=
 
{{Chunk30:Help_screen_module_manager_edit_toolbar}}
 
{{Chunk30:Help_screen_module_manager_edit_toolbar}}
  
==Details==
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=Details=
  
==Basic Options==
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=Basic Options=
 
[[Image:Help30-Extensions-Module-Manager-Random-Image-basic-options-parameters.png]]
 
[[Image:Help30-Extensions-Module-Manager-Random-Image-basic-options-parameters.png]]
 
*'''Image Type.''' The type of image to display. Options are "jpg", "png", "gif", and so on. The default is "jpg".
 
*'''Image Type.''' The type of image to display. Options are "jpg", "png", "gif", and so on. The default is "jpg".
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*'''Height (px).''' Optional image height, in pixels. If entered, image will be forced to this height.
 
*'''Height (px).''' Optional image height, in pixels. If entered, image will be forced to this height.
  
==Advanced Options==
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=Advanced Options=
 
[[Image:Help30-Extensions-Module-Manager-Random-Image-advanced-options-parameters.png]]
 
[[Image:Help30-Extensions-Module-Manager-Random-Image-advanced-options-parameters.png]]
 
*'''Alternative layout''' Apply an alternative layout or template override
 
*'''Alternative layout''' Apply an alternative layout or template override
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{{colheader|Caching}}
 
{{colheader|Caching}}
  
==Menu Assignment==
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=Menu Assignment=
  
==Quick Tips==
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=Quick Tips=
 
No tips have been added for the Wrapper module.
 
No tips have been added for the Wrapper module.
  
 
<noinclude>{{cathelp|3.0,3.1,3.2|Module Manager Help Screens|Extensions Help Screens}}</noinclude>
 
<noinclude>{{cathelp|3.0,3.1,3.2|Module Manager Help Screens|Extensions Help Screens}}</noinclude>

Revision as of 18:37, 6 December 2013

To 'add' a new Random Image module or 'edit' an existing Random Image module, navigate to the Module Manager:

  • Select Extensions  Module Manager

Click the 'New' button and click on Random Image in the modal popup window.

To 'Edit' an existing Random Image module, in the Module Manager click on the Random Image Module's Title or click the Random Image module's check box and then click the Edit button in the Toolbar.

Contents

Description

This Module displays a random image from a directory.

Screenshot

An example is shown below: File:Help30-Extensions-Module-Manager-Random-Image-screen.png

Toolbar

At the top left you will see the toolbar:

Help30-Save-SaveClose-SaveNew-SaveCopy-Close-Help-toolbar.png

The functions are:

  • Save. Saves the module and stays in the current screen.
  • Save & Close. Saves the module and closes the current screen.
  • Save & New. Saves the module and keeps the editing screen open and ready to create another module.
  • Save as Copy. Saves your changes to a copy of the current module. Does not affect the current module. This toolbar icon is not shown if you are creating a new module.
  • Cancel/Close. Closes the current screen and returns to the previous screen without saving any modifications you may have made.
  • Help. Opens this help screen.

Details

Basic Options

File:Help30-Extensions-Module-Manager-Random-Image-basic-options-parameters.png

  • Image Type. The type of image to display. Options are "jpg", "png", "gif", and so on. The default is "jpg".
  • Image Folder. The folder on the server that stores the image files. The path is relative to the site URL (for example, "images/stories").
  • Link. Optional web site to link to when image is clicked.
  • Width (px). Optional image width, in pixels. If entered, image will be forced to this width.
  • Height (px). Optional image height, in pixels. If entered, image will be forced to this height.

Advanced Options

File:Help30-Extensions-Module-Manager-Random-Image-advanced-options-parameters.png

  • Alternative layout Apply an alternative layout or template override
  • Module Class Suffix Apply a CSS suffix to the module
  • Caching. Use Global/No Caching. Whether or not to cache the content of this Module. A setting of "Use Global" will use the Cache Settings from the Global Configuration screen.

Menu Assignment

Quick Tips

No tips have been added for the Wrapper module.