Nivo Slider - Magento

This Magento Module implement the most popular jQuery slider of the world what called by jQuery Nivo Slider. This is the only one W3 valid Slider on Magento Connect. Youama jQuery Slider realized under terms of GPL, so it hasn't cost, you can download for free via official repository the Magento Connect.

This module contains 20 slider effects, many options for design, speed, hooks and User Guide.

Repository: on the GitHub


About install

  • You can install this module via Magento Connect feature or you can paste the package's files to the Magento's directory.
  • You will find the Slider's settings on the System -> Configuration -> YouAMA -> Slider page. Many options available here, it's really limitless.
  • You've got a new block by this module, the "youamaslider". You should copy and past this code to any page to shows the Slider. {{block type="youama_slider/slider" name="youamaslider" alias="youamaslider" template="youama/ slider/ slider.phtml"}}

Easy errors

  • I get 404 errors on admin.
  • After installed a module you have to logout and re-login to visit the new admin pages.
  • Animations has no effect on frontend.
  • You have to reindex the Magento, clear the full cache... and of course you have to turn off the Merged JavaScript feature for a short time (if it's enable). And try turn on/off the inlcude jQuery option in Slider settings via admin.

Why you must choose YouAMA Slider?

  • You can set up everything via admin
  • 20 animation types, so 20 sliders
  • Color settings on texts, boxes and buttons by Colorpicker
  • Opacity settings
  • Responsive sizes or you can setup fixed width and height
  • You can add more jQuery codes to slider events via settings page of Slider (after change, before chage, etc.)
  • Pause times
  • On hover listener
  • Uploadable "next" and "previus" buttons instead default buttons
  • Free
  • Easy install
  • Open Source
  • It's jQuery in "No Conflict"
  • Only one W3C valid slider on Magento Connect

Under the hood

  • YouAMA Slider is implement the full jQuery library in "No Conflict" mode both Frontend and Admin area.
  • If you want to turn off jQuery on Admin, then you've to edit the app/ design/ adminhtml/ default/ default/ layout/ youama_slider_admin.xml. Just delete the jQuery line.
  • What if you wanna insert the slider into some special blocks or another module's layouts? Don't worry. You will find the block code in the youama_slider.xml in the comment section and you can copy and past to any layout.