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Image Rotator

Image Rotator is a part of CMSimple Gallery Collection plugins family. It shows the changing images from a userdefined gallery folder. Please visit pages:

for description of Image Rotator properties common to the entire series. 

CMSimple plugin: Image Rotator
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Table of Content

  1. License and purchase
  2. Installation
  3. Configuration
  4. Compatibility
  5. History
  6. Known problems
  7. Future development
  8. Acknowledgement
  9. Disclaimer

1. License and purchase

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2. Installation

Image Rotator requires a preinstalled pluginloader and jquery plugin (both included in CMSimple_XH core distribution package version 1.4.1 and higher).

Download and uncompres the file imgrotator_XH.zip
Upload the entire imgrotator directory to  your "plugins" directory.

To create and view a gallery folder enter


{ {{ imgrotator( 'path_to_gallery_folder' );}}}  (without space between "{ {{")

somewhere on your page (or use hi_pd_scripting plugin). Save your page and finish editing by switching to "view mode" and plugin will create all necessary folders. Use plugins administrations interface or ftp to upload images. The plugin creates itself necessary thumbnails and watermarks according to settings in plugin configuration file.

3. Configuration and Administration

Please read online help supplied with configuration and administration interface.

Jump to "Common Administration Interface" to read more about thumbnail, waternmariks and image ediiing.


4. Compatibility

Required PHP 5 with enabled GD Graphic Library. CMSimple_XH version 1.4 and above. Image Rotator will probably run correctly with earlier versions of CMSimple_XH and CMSimple with installed plugin jquery4cmsimple.

5. History

version 1.5.0
CMSimple XH 1.7.1 ready 
removed on the fly reconfiguration option due to removed functionality in CMSimpe XH 1.7

version 1.4.0  

  • php 7 ready
  • bug fixes

version 1.3.0

  • added integration with CMSimple Mobile plugin. Images are resized by CMSimple Mobileto match mobile scree size. On mobile devices, with installed simplesolutions plugin cmsimplemobile, the class parameter (both the defualt (ie imgalbum) and passed to the imgalbum function) is appended the suffix "_mobile".
  • New lightbox Image Lightbox is used as default on mobile devices
  • Added config variable to show or not show description with thumbs, If extrainfo_under_thumbs = false then description is only visble in lightbox

version 1.2.1

  • compatibility with CMSimple_XH ver. 1.7

versin 1.2.0

  • added option to rename images file names to manipulate alphabetical sorting order.
  • added alphabetical sorting by image file names in the galleries, $plugin_cf['imgrotator']['thumb_random'] replaced by $plugin_cf['imgrotator']['thumb_sort'] with values none, alpha, random
  • Multiple Image Rotators on the same page or combined in template and on pages. (NB! only one rotator is possible in template). Function call changed to: imgrotator($path, $class=null)
  • added target on links in image text fields
  • bug fix in multilanguage admin
  • added textarea styles for plugins alternate styesheet

version 1.1.1

  • removed fuction parameters except gallery_path
  • added function imgrotator_config(..))

version 1.1.0

  • added random thumbs
  • added option to run from template

Version 1.0.0

6. Known Problems

If you experience conflicts between this plugin and jQuery based plugins like menus etc. try to change the order of when JQuery scripts and stylesheets are loaded in the template.

Watermarks: text watermarks does not support utf-8. Watermarks from images are not visible.

7. Future development

8. Acknowledgement

Image Rotator is based om jQuery, and jQuery plugins: cycles by malsup and easing by GSGD. All this applications are free to use but accept donations.
Ajax Image Editor is written by Peter Frueh
Thumbnail and Watermark Class is written by Emilio Rodriguez (crop functionality by simpleSolutions)
Lightbox is written by Lokesh Dhakar
prettyPhoto is written by No-margin-for-errors

9. Disclaimer

This CMSimple plugin is distributed in the hope that it will be useful - without any warranty; without even the implied warranty of fitnes for a particualr purpose.

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Hold the cursor over Newsbox Rotator area to pause rotation.Move the mouse outside area to continue rotation.

In CMSimple XH not published news are not visible in News Rotator. 



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