Gallery (PRO)

Gallery element allows you to display several images on your page in an organized and attractive way. You can even enabled filters so that your visitors can change through differen categories and watch the images they are interested in. Element available on Quix Pro only.

To use this element, please follow this steps:

  1. After adding a Section and Column, click the Plus icon to open the available elements.
  2. Click Gallery and it will be added to your page and its settings window will automatically open so you can start configuring it.

On it's Settings pop-up you will find three tabs, General, Styles and Advanced. On each tab you will find the different options available to modify and customize the element.

General Tab

  • Gallery Items - Right at the top, you will find four default gallery items with default content, you can edit them (click on each one to open the options), duplicate them (click on the two squares icon), remove them (click on the trash icon), rearrange them (click the arrows icon and drag it to where you need), and add new items to your Gallery by clicking the Plus icon below them. When you click on any of the items available, you will get the following options:
    • Title - Type the Title you want to display for the image.
    • Image - Click on the field and the media manager will open. You will be able to select an image on the Local Files tab or download an image from Unsplash on the Unsplash tab.
    • Alt Text - If a browser is not capable of loading images, the Alternate Text will show instead. Also used for accesibility purposes.
    • Caption - The Caption can be used to describe details of the image, or to credit the author.
    • Tag - You can write one or more tags here, this tags will be used to create the filters if you want to use Filter Navigation on the Gallery.
  • Columns - You can configure the layout of the Gallery here.
    • Standard Grid - This options will allow you to set the distance between the images.
    • Galllery Alignment - You can set the alignment of the Gallery here, you can set it to the Left, Center or Right of the column.
    • Column - You can set the number of columns from 1 to 6, this will determine how many images are shown on each row.
  • Filter - You will be able to configure the Filter Navigation of the Gallery here.
    • Enable Filter Navigation - Enable this option to use the filters on the Gallery.
    • Show Filter All - Disable this option to hide the All filter.
    • Label For Filter All - You can change the label for the All filter here. Useful for translations.
    • Default Filter - You can set the Default filter, here, this is the filter that displays content after the page loads.
    • Filter Alignment - You can set the alignment of the filters here, you can set it to the Left, Center or Right of the Gallery.
  • Lightbox - You can configure the Lightbox effect of the Gallery here.
    • Enable Lightbox Gallery - Enable this option to enable the Lightbox effect.
    • Lightbox Style - You can set the transition effect between images here, the options are: Slide, Fade and Scale.
    • Show Caption in Lightbox - Enable this option if you want to show the Image Caption when the Lightbox is open.
  • Image - Basic settings for the images.
    • Image Adjustment - You can select how the images adjust to the avaliable space.
    • Image Position - You can select how the image is positioned on the available space.
  • Overlay - Basic settings for the image overlay.
    • Show Overlay - Enable this option to show an overlay over the images.
    • Show Title - Enable this option to show the image's Title on the overlay.
    • Show Caption - Enable this option to show the image's Caption on the overlay.
    • Show on hover - Enable this option if you want the overlay to be visible only when the image is hovered.
    • Overlay Style - You can choose the overlay style here, there are three options: Default (white overlay), Primary (black overlay) and None (no overlay color).
    • Overlay Position - You can select the overlay's content position here, this will align the content to the Top, Center or Bottom of the image.

Styles Tab

The Styles Tab will help you style the Gallery element. You will find two different options, Image and Overlay, each with its particular settings.

  • Image - Here you style how the images are displayed.
    • Image Width - You can easily set the width of the image by dragging the selector left/right, or you can directly input the value you want on the number field.
    • Image Height - You can easily set the height of the image by dragging the selector left/right, or you can directly input the value you want on the number field.
    • Normal/Hover - Swtiching between the Normal and Hover options, you will be able to configure different borders for each state.
    • Border Type - Use this setting to define the type of border you want for the element, there are five options: None, Solid, Double, Dotted and Dashed.
    • Border Width - If a Border Type other than None is selected, this option will appear so you can configure the width of the border line for the element.
    • Color - Select the color of the border.
    • Border Radius - Use this option to set the radius of the item's corners to give them a rounded look
    • Box Shadow - Using a shadow on your element can give an extra touch to your design. You will be able to configure the Color, Horizontal and Vertical offsets, Blur, Spread and the Position of the shadow.
  • Overlay - Style settings for the Overlay.
    • Alignment - Here you can set how the Title and Caption are aligned, you can choose Left, Center or RIght of the
    • Typography Options - You will find first the typography options for the Title and right after the Typography options for the Caption.
      • Font - You will be able to select the font you want to use from thousands of available Google Fonts.
      • Weight - You will be able to set the weight for the font. After choosing a font, the available values will get updated. The higher the number, the bolder the font will be.
      • Size - You can easily set the size for the font by dragging the selector left/right, or you can directly input the value you want on the number field.
      • Transform - You can easily transform how the text is shown, you have four options, None (displays the text as it is), Uppercase (changes all letters in the text to uppercase), Lowercase (changes all letters in the text to lowercase), Capitalize (changes the first letter of each word to uppercase).
      • Style - You can select the font style between the three options available, Normal, Italic or Oblique.
      • Decoration - You can decorate the font selecting one of the four available options, None, Overline, LineThrough and Underline.
      • Line Height - You will be able to set the line height of the text, a higher number will mean more space between each line.
      • Letter Spacing - You will be able to set the letter spacing in each word, a higher number will mean more space between each letter.
      • Text Shadow - You will be able to add a shadow behind your text, this is specially useful when the text gets lost with the background, it can also give a nice 3D effect.
    • Normal/Hover - Swtiching between the Normal and Hover options, you will be able to configure different overlays for each state. This option can only be used if the overlay is not set to Hover mode.
    • Background Type - Here you can select if you want a solid background or a gradient background.
    • Color - Here you can select the color for the background. If a gradient background is selected on the Background Type, a second color picker will appear.
    • Gradient Type - If a gradient background is selected on the Background Type, you will be able to select if the gradient should be Linear or Radial.
    • Gradient Direction - If a gradient background is selected on the Background Type, you will be able to set the gradient direction.
    • Start Position - If a gradient background is selected on the Background Type, you will be able to set the gradient starting position.
    • End Position - If a gradient background is selected on the Background Type, you will be able to set the gradient ending position.
    • Image - If you would like to use an image instead of a color for the background, you can click here to open the Media Manager and select the image you want to use.

Advanced Tab

As it's name says, here you can find the Advanced settings for the element. You can choose to edit them or leave them the way they are depending on your needs.

  • Element Style - Here you will find the settings for Margin, Padding and Z-Index values of the element.
    • Margin - Margins allow you to add space around the element, outside of its container.
    • Padding - Paddings allow you to add space around the element, inside of its container.
    • Z-Index - When two items overlap, the Z-Index value control which one appears on top of the other. An element with a Z-Index of 0 will appear behind an element with a Z-Index of 1.
  • Background - Here you will be able to configure the Background for the element.
    • Normal/Hover - Swtiching between the Normal and Hover options, you will be able to configure different backgrounds for each state.
    • Background Type - Here you can select if you want a solid background or a gradient background.
    • Color - Here you can select the color for the background. If a gradient background is selected on the Background Type, a second color picker will appear.
    • Gradient Type - If a gradient background is selected on the Background Type, you will be able to select if the gradient should be Linear or Radial.
    • Gradient Direction - If a gradient background is selected on the Background Type, you will be able to set the gradient direction.
    • Start Position - If a gradient background is selected on the Background Type, you will be able to set the gradient starting position.
    • End Position - If a gradient background is selected on the Background Type, you will be able to set the gradient ending position.
    • Image - If you would like to use an image instead of a color for the background, you can click here to open the Media Manager and select the image you want to use.
  • Border & Box Shadow - You wil be able to configure Borders and Shadows for the element.
    • Normal/Hover - Swtiching between the Normal and Hover options, you will be able to configure different borders and shadows for each state.
    • Border Type - Use this setting to define the type of border you want for the element, there are five options: None, Solid, Double, Dotted and Dashed.
    • Border Width - If a Border Type other than None is selected, this option will appear so you can configure the width of the border line for the element.
    • Border Radius - Use this option to set the radius of the corners to give them a rounded look.
    • Box Shadow - Using a shadow on your element can give an extra touch to your design. You will be able to configure the Color, Horizontal and Vertical offsets, Blur, Spread and the Position of the shadow.
  • Animation - If you want to give your element movement, here is the place to do it.
    • Entrance Animation - Select the animation you want from the options avaliable on the dropdown.
    • Animation Repeat - You can enable this option if you want the animation to repeat everytime the element is visible on the screen. The default value is No, which only plays the animation the first time the element is viewed.
    • Animation Delay - You can set a delay from the moment the element is on the screen to the moment the animation starts. Specially useful if you want to create a cascading effect.
  • Custom CSS (PRO Only) - If you require a bit more customization, you can add your custom CSS here.
    • CSS Code - You can write your own CSS code here that will affect the element. No style tags required.
  • Identifier - Here you can find and customize the unique information for the element.
    • CSS ID - The unique identifier assigned to the element. You can change it, specially to make it easier to work with anchor links, but it always has to be unique to avoid issues.
    • CSS Class - If you would like to write CSS code on an external CSS file to customize the element, you can add an specific CSS Class to identify it so the changes are only applied to the element with the class.
    • Access Control - You will find all the User Groups you have configured on Joomla here. This option will allow you to configure who can view and interact with the access and with what permissions to the page.
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