Im quite new to joomla. As far as I understood, modules can be used in an article like building blocks. Example:

{loadmoduleid 117}


I would like to give article authors a simple method to add unified features to an article without needing to create a new module for example for a small image gallery or specialised item list.


Is it possible to provide parameters to a module? For example a link to an image and a text string:

{loadmoduleid 117 | /images/myimage.jpg| This is my image}

The module should the be able to scan parameters and place them for example in an html template like this:

<img src="$PARAM1" alt="$PARAM2">

The resulting code would be

<img src="/images/myimage.jpg" alt="This is my image">


Please note: my question may be poiting in the wrong direction. There may already exist a different mechanism for achieving my desired result.

  • Welcome to JSE, Georg. Please take our tour while you wait for support/feedback. Do you need to load a module? Could you perhaps like to load an article instead? Can you give a bit more context about your goal? Dec 4, 2021 at 21:06
  • Thanks for your hint. I have added a little more information on my goal.
    – Georg W.
    Dec 6, 2021 at 8:21

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No, it is not possible. Parameters are defined in the module instance with the given ID. You'd need a custom shortcode plugin to pass any parameters.

  • Thanks! Is there another solution that may be used to achieve what I want?
    – Georg W.
    Dec 6, 2021 at 16:08

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