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Random Image Module

Overview

How to access

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.

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

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