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showplus Image Slideshow


showplus is an eye-catching slideshow for a front-page to display a set of images with user-defined transition between them. It is easy to get started with but offers a number of customization options for more advanced users.

showplus is powered by a slideshow script built entirely with the MooTools JavaScript framework that ships with Joomla, and uses no Flash technology. Having a showplus slideshow on a page incurs a footprint of less than 30 Kb with only a single CSS file and a JavaScript file included in the page header.

The majority of the server-side code base for showplus has been derived from the successful image gallery plug-in sigplus, whereas the majority of client-side browser code has been taken from the project Slideshow2.


  • choose from six customizable transition types: fade, zoom, pan, Ken Burns effect, push, wipe
  • attach captions to images with multilingual support and a default caption
  • hyperlink each image to an arbitrary location
  • order images according to filename or last modified time, shuffle images each time the page is shown, or specify custom order
  • display horizontal or vertical navigation bar with small thumbnail images that allow for fast navigation

Installation and setup

You can download the latest version of showplus from JoomlaCode. See the Quick start instructions for a step-by-step guide on how to get showplus operational on your website.

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