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dj-mediatools update to version 2.5.0
26 November, 2021
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jQuery, Better Performance, Video Improvements

26 November, 2021

Updated version 2.5.0 of responsive slideshow and gallery component DJ-MediaTools adds new features. Below you can find out what was added. We've also improved the performance.

We have rewritten 4 built-in layouts to jQuery (slideshow, slideshow with thumbnails, tabber, modern slider) for Joomla 3.

New Features and Updates

  • Additional lightbox script was added - Magnific Popup - this is also based on jQuery and can display mixed images and video galleries
  • Niveo slider script was updated to version 3.2
  • Skitter slideshow was updated to version 4.4

Performance

Picturefill.js was updated to version 3.0.1 and is now being loaded locally. This change provides around 50 times better performance!

Video

  • Fetching video info was updated to handle Dailymotion and Metacafe
  • Video preview was added in the custom item edit form
  • Video play button is now always visible, no matter what kind of image linking is chosen
  • Fetching functionality got updated to fetch all available info

WCAG and Section 508

  • We've added compatibility with key access for slider layout - arrows navigation and tab+spacebar/enter key for navigation buttons) for slider layout
  • Added switch to enable/disable optimized keyboard access
  • added compatibility with keyboard access (tab key) for gallery grid layout