Home / Blog / DJ-MediaTools / DJ-MediaTools 2.13 brings "Save as copy" for albums, Joomla 4 compatibility, new file browser, and Exif data reader
Monday, 25 February 2019 00:00

DJ-MediaTools 2.13 updateToday we want to introduce you DJ-MediaTools 2.13. The new version of the Joomla gallery and slideshow component includes new features and bug fixing.

New Media Tools features

Add images from the server with the new file browser

The DJ-MediaTools 2.13 includes a new file browser. You can use it to browse, search, and select the images that you wish to use in your slides.

With the handy file manager you can:

  • Browse, search, and sort existing images
  • Upload new files
  • Create folders
  • Preview and insert images

File browser feature

See how to add images using the file browser

Filter by tags in the Articles album source type

When creating a new album, if you choose Joomla articles as your source (items from this source will be displayed in the album), in the filter options you can also select tags to use.

tags filtering for albums

Read more about the Source - Joomla Content plugin

Use “Save as Copy” feature to quickly create similar albums

Another new useful feature is the Save as Copy for albums. It's a great time save for users creating multiple albums. You can quickly create all your albums, without configuring them from scratch.

save as copy for albums

Title characters limit option in the slide description

In the DJ-MediaTools item elements options, you can now limit the number of characters in a slide title to show in a description box.

Title characters limit

Learn more about album configuration

Title characters limit option in the tab of the "Tabber" layout

The tabber layout options applicable for tabber layout contain a new field: "Tab title limit." 

You can use it to limit the number of characters in a slide title to show in a tab.

Tab title limit

An EXIF data reader for pictures

The latest DJ-MediaTools update comes with an EXIF feature. Extensions users can define which info to show for images and in what order.

EXIF ( Exchangeable image file format) is a modern standard used in digital photos, giving the possibility to save metadata information. EXIF metadata gives you easy access to the most essential information about images.

Using this option results in the appearance of a link in the left corner of the image, which displays the data in the popup window.

EXIF feature

EXIF feature example

Learn more about EXIF data reader configuration

Joomla 4 Alpha Compatibility

We have added the compatibility with available Joomla 4.0 Alpha. It is another extension with the J4 support after we released:

You can install DJ-MediaTools Joomla Gallery at your installation and make sure that it’s compatible with upcoming Joomla 4.

Want to know more?

Let us know in the comment what do you want to see in the next release!

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