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Reference Guide

The Joomla! XTC Seyret Video Wall module enhances your site with incredible power to display Seyret Videos with your custom CSS and HTML in a module position. Choose videos by Category, Featured, Author, Random, Most Rated, Highest Views, Latest and other criteria and display them with your own templates limited only by your imagination. Its the perfect tool for developers with custom styles in mind. The module can display articles in rows, columns and grids as well as special scrolling and fader effects for sliders and transitions.

Installation

Install the module via the Joomla! 1.5 Installer.

Usage

The Seyret Video Wall module is an advanced Seyret for Joomla! that enables you to customize not only the listing attributes, but the overall markup of the module contents. Knowledge of CSS or HTML is required, but you can use the examples included here or other web resources to gain insight.

Module Parameters:

Video Selection Criteria:

Use these parameters to specify what video to show



Category ID

Content category (works along with section).

Featured


Show featured videos only


Authors

Filter according to video authors.

Filter Tags

Filter by video tags:

Sort order

Video display sort order

Main Area Configuration:

Use these parameters to specify how articles will be shown in the main area.

Columns

Number of Columns to display

Rows

Number of Rows to display

Pages

Pages to display for slider or fader

Video thumbnail width

Thumb display width

Video thumbnail height

Thumb height

Display Style

Horizontal slider - Vertical slider - Fader

Transition pause

Pause time between transitions in milliseconds. A value of -1 disables automatic transitions. Default value is: 4000.

Transition duration

Transition effect duration in milliseconds (default: 1500).

Slide orientation

Transition type

Linear - Quad - Cubic - Quart - Quint - Expo - Circ - Sine - Back - Bounce - Elastic

Fwd/Bwd Buttons Position

None - On Left and Right - On Top - On Bottom - On Top and Bottom

Show page buttons?

No - Yes

Button Style

Black - Grey - Red - Blue - Orange - Purple - Green - Square Grey - Tall Grey

Module HTML template

HTML/CSS code to display the overall module box. You can embedd any of the following tags:


{mainarea}

This tag draws the articles main area blocks, including the special effects.

{morearea}

Draws the "more" area section markup.

{leftbutton}

Draws a "Left/Back/Previous" button.

{rightbutton}

Draws a "Right/Forward/Next" button.

{pages}

Displays a numbered page list for quick browsing.

Main Area HTML template

HTML/CSS code to display each article. You can embedd any of the following tags to display article information:


{categoryurl}

URL to the category page.

{categoryname}

Category title

{categoryinfo}

Category description


{width}

Width of Video or Thumb


{height}

Height of Video or Thumb


{video}

Displays Video Player


{videourl}

URL to Video page.

{title}

Video title.

{comment}

Video Comment.

{pictureurl}

Thumbnail Image


{date}

Video post date.

{username}

Video author's username

{name}

Video author's realname

{tags}

Video tags

{userurl}

Video author's profile link


Styling Notes:

Here are a few example HTML markups taken from our online demos

Horizontal Slider

Module HTML Template






{leftbutton}



{mainarea}



{rightbutton}




Video HTML Template




Video Thumb Fade Wall

Module HTML Template

{mainarea}

Video HTML Template

Video Wall

Module HTML Template

{mainarea}

Video HTML Template

{video}

Additional Info and Tweaks:

If you get an error on the page where the video wall is - Here is the quick fix

The Seyret Video Component was originally developed for Joomla 1.0 requires Legacy mode to work in J1.5, but due to the upgrades of Joomla 1.5 there is an issue in display thumbnails without images. This causes an error with the Seyret Video Wall. In order ot fix this you must do a hardcode edit to the Seyret Video Component:

On file: /components/com_seyret/

includes/seyret.module.helper.php

edit line 19 from:

global $mosConfig_absolute_path, $database;

to:

global $mosConfig_absolute_path, $mosConfig_live_site, $database;

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