djmediatools integration

DJ-MediaTools integration - display images in the products with any DJ-MediaTools layout!

How to set it up

First you need to be sure you have latest DJ-MediaTools version installed along with enabled DJ-Catalog2 integration plugin for DJ-MediaTools. 36db9481-acb1-4783-9fcd-cc2161c56cfd You can also download the plugin from DJ-MediaTools Downloads section (available for active subscribers)

DJ-MediaTools setup

  1. Now in Joomla backend go to Components -> DJ-MediaTools -> Albums and create new Album by clicking the New button
  2. new button
  3. Fill all needed fields (also set the layout you want to use on product page by selecting it in DJ-MediaTools -> New Album  form and choose DJ-Catalog2 Product Gallery as the Album source album source
  4. save the form

DJ-Catalog2 setup

Now enable DJ-Catalog2 settings to handle integration for DJ-MediaTools.

Go to Components -> DJ-Catalog2 -> Options -> Image Processing tab and scroll down to DJ-MediaTools (DJ-MT) Integration section and enable this feature (set it to "Yes”).

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Below that setting you’ll find 4 additional settings:

  1. DJ-MT Album - Product
  2. DJ-MT Album - Category
  3. DJ-MT Album - Producer
  4. DJ-MT Minimum count

For points 1,2 and 3 you need to choose one of the Album(s) you created earlier in first step (DJ-MediaTools setup).

In setting DJ-MT Minimum count you can decide when the integration will be triggered (default the setting is 2 - so the DJ-MediaTools integration will display DJ-MediaTools layout only when there are more than 2 images in product, category or producer view).

Click Save to save the settings.

When all set

You’ll see the DJ-MediaTools layout in product details. In DJ-MediaTools album settings you can choose one of the available layouts (slider, gallery grid, modern slider, kwicks, skitter and more)


Possible scenarios you can see in DJ-Catalog2 settings

  1.  DJ-MediaTools is not installed - you need to install DJ-MediaTools missing
  2. DJ-MediaTools is installed, but there is no Album with source set to “DJ-Catalog2 Product Gallery” present in DJ-MediaTools - You need to create new Album with correct source settings (see abovea0b85dc9-5844-408d-a106-658060f0d453
  3. DJ-MediaTools is installed and configured properly 01f7f2fb-dea6-444a-a6e7-a748b5fa7eb6

This will work same for DJ-Catalog2 category images and producer images.

The DJ-Catalog2 integration plugin is available with DJ-MediaTools Gallery and Slideshow extension.