Joomla is one of the famous Content Management System (CMS). It provides so many components, modules or plugins to organize your contents that you can put most your energy onto the contents itself. But you may also need something like photo slideshow to add more impact to your content.
1 Create Joomla slideshow
Download and install Flash Gallery Factory, then you will get 60 photo gallery templates to help you make Joomla slideshow instantly. These templates enable anyone to create their own photo slideshow like a pro.
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2 Upload slideshow to Joomla (optional)
If you choose to output slideshow to computer, you need to upload it to Joomla's media center. To do so, login your Joomla back-end, and go to Media Manager. There you can upload SWF slideshow and other media files. If you have a FTP, you could also use the built-in FTP uploader of Flash Gallery Factory to upload your Joomla slideshow.
Flash Gallery Factory supports publishing XML driven Joomla slideshow or gallery. If you choose this way to save your Joomla slideshow, you need to upload all the auxiliary files to Joomla.
3 Embed Joomla Slideshow
Joomla provides a powerful text editor for users to edit articles. There usually design mode and code mode. You need to switch to code mode to embed Joomla slideshow. And then paste the copies code form Flash Gallery Factory to where you want to display your Joomla slideshow.
The code for Joomla slideshow will look like this. Just put it anywhere between <body> and </body> tags.
Pay attention to the Joomla slideshow SWF address. You could paste it to the web browse to make sure the Joomla slideshow could be played normally. Moreover, change the width and height if necessary. When things are ready, preview your Joomla article to see whether the slideshow display correctly. When you are satisfied, publish your Joomla slideshow and get others blown away.
Here is a Joomla slideshow example: