Joomla 4/5 User Manual

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Adding custom fields/List of Images Field

List of Images Field

Provides a drop down list of image files.


Special options within this field are:

  • Directory
    The filesystem path to the directory containing the image files to be listed.
  • Multiple
    Allow multiple values to be selected.
  • Image̠ Class
    The class which is added to the image.

Related Information

See Imagelist form field type


Creating the field

Let's say you create a field with the options shown in the next figure.

Image field create-en.png

Using the field in the backend

In the backend while creating an article or a contact you see the field like in the following imageː


Using the field in the frontend

In the frontend, you can see the field as you see in the following image. The option Automatic display is responsible for the position of the field and your template is responsible for the design of the field.
Fields are only displayed in the frontend if you have filled them with data in the article. If it is not a required field, can you forget it?

Image field frontend-en.png