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Gemini: Accordion Particle

Your Guide to Recreating Elements of the Gemini Demo for Joomla


The Accordion particle enables you to display one or more items in a single column.

NOTE: Two accordion particles placed next to each other in the layout are pictured above.

Here are the topics covered in this guide:

Main Options

Tab A - Particle Settings

Option Description
CSS Classes Sets the CSS class for the content of the particle.
Content Source Choose between Particle and Joomla as your content source.
Title Sets the title of the particle, as it will appear on the front end.

Tab B - Particle Items

This tab enables you to create items that appear in the particle. It is useful if you choose the Particle content source.

Tab C - Joomla Content

This tab is where you configure how Joomla content appears as items in the particle. It is useful if you choose the Joomla content source.

Option Description
Joomla Categories Select the categories of articles this particle will display.
Articles to Fetch Select the number of articles you would like the particle to fetch.
Intro Image Enable or Disable the display of the article(s) featured image.
Intro Text Enable or Disable the display of the article(s) intro text.
Display Content Enable or Disable the display of the article(s) content or excerpt.
Link Enable or Disable the linking of the article(s).
Link Text Enter the text you wish to have displayed as the read more link.
Target Select Self or New Window as the target for the link.

Item Options

These items only appear on the front end if you select Particle as the Content Source.

Option Description
Description Enables you to enter a descriptive paragraph to be displayed in the item.
Button Label Enter a text label that will appear as the link in the item.
Button Link Set a link you would like the item to connect to.
Target Choose a target (self or new window) for the link.
Button Classes Enter any CSS class(es) you would like to have apply to the button link.

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