Resizable Columns, Slideshow and Code Autocompletion!

Resizable Columns, Slideshow and Code Autocompletion!

Our incredible wish to create superlative products can't be stopped! In chase of perfection we regularly upgrade our components. Today we want to present you a new update for Joomla Page Builder Gridbox. Here we go!

Update for Slideshow Plugin

We have decided to update Gridbox slideshow plugin and add a several useful features, that will make your plugin more attractive.


We have added a possibility to assign an animation for the Slideshow title, description and button. An animation will supply a very attractive look for your slideshow.

It's available for you 9 different alternatives of animation. Certainly, we could add 20 animation effects, but worth the bother?! We present the animations frequently used and enjoyable for vision.

Use the animations and create the attractive slideshows!

Navigation Arrows with Thumbnails

To make your slideshow more attractive we have added an option, when introducing it, the thumbnails of the next and previous slides are displayed.

Navigation Arrows with Thumbnails - Slideshow Plugin

And if the slide has a title, it will be displayed a title of the next slide with thumbnails.

Resizable Columns

A few days ago we had the release of the component Joomla Forms Builder 1.5 Released, in which we have added a possibility to change the column width. And we instantly thought why don't we have to add a such wonderful opportunity in Gridbox.

Resizable Columns Joomla Page Builder Gridbox

Your page layout can be more flexible now, and you can set up the column width as needed.

Given the fact that a possibility to change the column width was added, we have removed 2 basic layouts which hasn't more any sense with our new option.

Autocomplete for Code Editors

In spite of the fact that Gridbox associates as a component that lets to create Joomla sites without writing any lines of code, it includes a CSS and JS editors.

Code Autocompletion - Joomla Page Builder Gridbox

–°ode Edittors allow more of freedom to the most power users, who have an experience with JS and CSS. You may write a Custom code directly in the editor.

So, in a new version of Gridbox we have added Code Autocomplete for all editors, and it will be more quickly and easily to write a code!

Another very important thing - we have improved the speed of code editor, now it works very fast, you will be surprised! Super fast and lightweight!

Update Modal

As in the component Forms we have added a modal window that will inform you about the release of a new version. At once, we want to inform that such a modal will be added to the component Gallery.

Maybe a modal will seem to someone very aggressive and persuasive.

Yeah, it may be true. But you have understand one important and simple fact, that to have really best and high-quality product, you need to be regularly upgraded.

In each new update we don't only add a new options, but we also correct the bugs founded by our customers.

Update Gridbox!

Update your current Gridbox version! please follow this tutorial: How to update Gridbox Joomla Page Builder

Clear Cache!

After an update, clear your browser and website cache!


  • Added: Animations for Plugin Slideshow;
  • Added: Navigation Arrows with Thumbnails for Plugin Slideshow;
  • Added: Resizable Columns;
  • Added: Code autocompletion for Code Editors;
  • Added: Update Modal;
  • Added: "Access" and "Published Time / Date" (Page settings);
  • Fixed: small CSS bugs.

What will be happpen next?

In more recent times, we often receive many questions about how to change the header layout in Gridbox, how to add a module to the header etc.

And you know what? Now we're diligently working on a new version of Gridbox, in which will be more header layouts. The most important that you will have custom positions in the header where you will be able to insert any Gridbox plugin or Joomla module!

So stay with us and don't forget to write your ideas and propositions in the comments!

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