Hot or Not Factory comes with 3 modules implemented, besides the menu module, which you can enable/disable and configure from Joomla's Module Manager:

  • Categories Module
  • Items Module
  • Tags Module

Clicking on any of these modules will open a control panel from where you can set the status, position, title, access level (Guest, Public, Registered, Special), the location of the module on your website and more.

Categories Module

For a better overview and navigation through photos, the component comes with the Categories Module which will display a list of all the available categories.
Clicking on a category will redirect you to a list of all the photos assigned to it.

Items Module

The Items Module comes with diverse filtering criteria, being an all-in-one module. Since with it you can display various listings, you can publish it in multiple instances in order to allow separate filtering.

The available listings are with the following criteria:

  • Latest Added
  • Random
  • Last voted
  • Rating

Thumbnails of photos will be displayed according to the selected sorting method along with their current rating. Clicking on one of the displayed thumbnails will redirect you to its photo's page where users can vote, comment and check other information related to it.

On backend, you will be able to select the sorting method of the items by using the Display items option. A dropdown menu will be shown with the following criteria for you to choose from: Latest Added, Random, Last voted, Rating.

Number of items will define how many items will be displayed on the module, while with Filter category you can select from which category to display the images.

Tags Module

The Tags Module generates a cloud containing the most frequently used photo tags.
The size of the words represents their usage. The bigger ones are the most used while the small ones are less used.
Clicking on one of them will perform a search for the photos which contain the respective tag.

(!) Documentation based on Hot or Not Factory version 4.1.5