How to Import/ Export JV Portfolio

This guide will show you how to Import and Export JV Portfolio as well as configure modules and extensions. Intended for not only newbies but those who are familiar with Joomla! also.


JV Portfolio extension is a free Joomla! 3.x component designed to create image portfolio functionality in to your CMS website. Allows designers, artists, photographers to create, manage and publish a very modern and outstanding filterable portfolio. Present your best work to customers and new clients in an attractive, professional and responsive way. It’s very easy and fast to create stunning portfolios and integrate them into your Joomla! site. The Filterable Portfolio - when a particular tag is selected, the list of projects is instantly regenerated with a new list of projects from the selected tag.

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1. Features

tick button Package contains component and module

tick button It can be downloaded and use for free, also in commercial projects

tick button Simple-to-use solution, and it requires no coding knowledge

tick button Layout Settings (Default | Gallery with or without space between images)

tick button Thumbnail Styles to choose from: Square, Rectangular or Masonry

tick button You can add details to each item, such as: screenshots (thumbnail & full image), a title, alias, description, URL, and select status, language and access level

tick button Based on Tags system

tick button Images and Photos support (JPG,PNG, GIF)

tick button Columns to show : 1, 2, 3, 4 or 6

tick button You can set number of items to show per page

tick button You can upload your images

tick button Filtered items using animation

tick button Lightbox effect

tick button CSS3 Animation effect on thumbnails

tick button Multilingual support

tick button Search Engine Friendly URLs

tick button Responsive layout, which means your portfolio will look great on any device Modern look & feel

System requirements


1. Browser compatibility

All In One was tested to be ready for seamless display on the following web browsers

tick button Firefox 4+

tick button IE (Internet Explorer) 8+

tick button Google Chrome 14+

tick button Opera 12+

tick button Safari 5+


2. Joomla 3 requirements

joomla system requirement


3. Development requirement

We recommend you using Localhost for development process. The following servers are preferred:


tick button WAMP

tick button XAMPP for windows


tick button LAMP Buddle

tick button XAMPP for Linux



In Joomla Administration, go to menu -> Components ->Jv Portfolio.

Let's take a look at here:

Once you're on field portfolio, please click button "New" to create some item for exporting:

You need to fill all the required field: name, status, type and module name to choose a suitable position.

Let take a look at those items which we have just created :


In Joomla Administration, go to Menu >> Components >> JV Portfolio >> Click on button "Export".

Once you click on button "Export", a popup window will appear and your export package will be downloaded. Please kindly extract this "export file" and then copy it to file tmd (we will continue discussing in Import Part)


Creating a new folder which contain jvportfolio - export in the Root of your project. Then copy the "Export File" which you have downloaded before to this folder

Then go back to the Joomla Administration -> Menu -> Jv Portfolio -> Click on button "Import"

If everything is okay, the import success. Click finish and use it