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Gemini: Accordion Slider Particle

Your Guide to Recreating Elements of the Gemini Demo for Joomla


The Accordion Slider particle is a clean and easy way to display expandable content in a slider format. This maximizes the amount of content you can put in a limited space. It is a natural and modern part of the Gemini theme.

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.
Description Enables you to enter a description for the particle. This is independent of individual item descriptions.
Display at Once Determines how many items are displayed at a given time in the particle.
Prev Next Enables a previous / next switcher on the front end.
Prev Text Allows you to set text that appears in the Previous switch on the front end.
Next Text Allows you to set text that appears in the Next switch on the front end.
Loop Enables or disables looping of content, going from finish to start continuously.
Autoplay Enables or disables autoplay, allowing the particle to automatically move through items.
Autoplay Speed Sets the speed at which items are automatically progressed in autoplay.
Pause on Hover Pauses the automatic switching between items in autoplay.
Accordion Title Customize the accordion title text.
Accordion Subtitle Customize the accordion subtitle text.

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
Image Set an image for the item.
Title Set a title for the item.
Description Enables you to enter a descriptive paragraph to be displayed in the item.
Link Set a link for the item to link to.
Link Text Enter text that appears as the link for the item.
Target Choose a target (self or new window) for the link.

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