DJ-MediaTools 2.17.2 is now fully compatible with Joomla 4
The latest version (2.17.2) of DJ-MediaTools - the Joomla and gallery slideshow extension - brings full support for Joomla 4. That includes rewritten backend in line with Joomla 4 standards.
DJ-MediaTools and Joomla 4
Let's take a look at some backend view examples.
The Control Panel layout
DJ-MediaTools Items view
Single Item settings
DJ-MediaTools Albums view
The latest DJ-MediaTools/ Joomla gallery update also brings some other improvements:
- (!) Fixed issue with filtering by album in custom items backend
- (!) Removed box-shadow from Slideshow with thumbnails layout
- (!) Fixed issue with WCAG validation if the slide is a background video
- (!) Removed autoplay function from Horizontal Swipe layout
- (!) Fixed issue with navigation overlay in the Tabber layout
- (!) Removed possibility to select preset onto the preset form
- (!) Fixed issue with thumbnails in Joomla 4
- (!) Fixed issues with filtering in backend items view in Joomla 4
Import slides from DJ-ImageSlider
DJ-MediaTools allows importing all your categories and slides created in DJ-ImageSlider. Once imported the categories from DJ-ImageSlider will become Albums in DJ-MediaTools and items will be assigned respectively. The import works both in Joomla 3 and Joomla 4.
Installation on Joomla 4 and upgrade from Joomla 3 to Joomla 4
Download the latest version, 2.17.2, and you can easily install it on Joomla 4.
You can also upgrade from Joomla 3.10 to Joomla 4 with DJ-MediaTools installed, and all settings and slides you have already created will also migrate to the latest version. If you're doing the upgrade - remember to update DJ-MediaTools to the newest version, 2.17.2, first and then upgrade to Joomla 4.
Remember - upgrade to Joomla 4 is not a regular update - you HAVE to make a backup and store it in a safe place. First, be sure that all extensions and templates you use are compatible with Joomla 4 - you can learn more about the upgrading process from this article.
What is DJ-MediaTools Joomla image gallery, slideshows, and slider extension?
It's a responsive gallery and slideshow extension for Joomla that offers multi-upload and drag and drop features. It allows to easily create beautiful galleries or eye-catching slideshows with flexible and responsive layouts containing images, videos, or content automatically fetched from other extensions.
If you are looking for a free version of the Joomla extensions for displaying slideshow or galleries, you should consider using the DJ-ImageSlider, which is an alternative, ideal solution for creating unlimited groups and slides and put them anywhere on the site (including inside Joomla articles). DJ-MediaTools offers stunning grid layouts, masonry, and slideshows.
The blog post's content comes from the DJ-Extensions website: DJ-MediaTools 2.17.2 - Joomla slideshow and image gallery extension fully compatible with Joomla 4
Active subscribers of the Joomla-Monster template, which uses DJ-MediaTools, can download the latest version of the Joomla slideshow extension.
Want to know more?
- The full list of changes is available in the changelog for version 2.17.2
- Check how you can update a template.
- If your subscription expired, you can renew your subscription with a 40% discount and get all the above features for a minimal cost (if your plan is active, you can extend it with a 60% discount).
- Visit the DJ-MediaTools product page to see all the features of the extension