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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 mexed images and videos galleries
  • Niveo slider script was updated to version 3.2
  • Skitter slideshow was updated to version 4.4


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


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

Get DJ-MediaTools responsive Joomla! slideshow and gallery extension for as low as $50.

Learn more about all changes from the changelog.

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