This Joomla 4 override allows you to display a stylized blockquote testimonial simply using Joomla's mod_articles_category module. At the bottom of this article, you can download the files of the override.

Joomla 4 frontend rendering

PhP markup

<?php
/**
 * @package     Joomla.Site
 * @subpackage  mod_articles_category
 * @author		web-eau.net
 * @copyright   (C) 2010 Open Source Matters, Inc. <https://www.joomla.org>
 * @license     GNU General Public License version 2 or later; see LICENSE.txt
 */

defined('_JEXEC') or die;

use Joomla\CMS\Helper\ModuleHelper;
use Joomla\CMS\Language\Text;

if (!$list)
{
	return;
}

?>

<div class="row category-module<?php echo $moduleclass_sfx; ?>">
	
	<?php foreach ($list as $item) : ?>
	
	<blockquote class="blockquote quote-card blue-card"> <!-- others colors available in CSS : red-card, green-card and yellow-card -->
		<p><?php echo $item->displayIntrotext; ?></p>
		<footer class="blockquote-footer"><?php echo $item->displayAuthorName; ?> <cite title="Source Title"><?php echo $item->displayDate; ?></cite></footer>
	</blockquote>

	<?php endforeach; ?>
	
</div>

CSS

.quote-card {
  background: #fff;
  color: #222222;
  padding: 20px;
  padding-left: 60px !important;
  box-sizing: border-box;
  box-shadow: 0 2px 4px rgba(34, 34, 34, 0.12);
  position: relative;
  overflow: hidden;
  min-height: 120px;
}
.quote-card p {
  font-size: 22px;
  line-height: 1.5;
  margin: 0;
  max-width: 80%;
}
.quote-card cite {
  font-size: 16px;
  margin-top: 10px;
  display: block;
  font-weight: 200;
  opacity: 0.8;
}
.quote-card:before {
  font-family: Georgia, serif;
  content: "“";
  position: absolute;
  top: 10px;
  left: 10px;
  font-size: 5em;
  color: rgba(238, 238, 238, 0.8);
  font-weight: normal;
}
.quote-card:after {
  font-family: Georgia, serif;
  content: "”";
  position: absolute;
  bottom: -110px;
  line-height: 100px;
  right: -32px;
  font-size: 25em;
  color: rgba(238, 238, 238, 0.8);
  font-weight: normal;
}
@media (max-width: 640px) {
  .quote-card:after {
    font-size: 22em;
    right: -25px;
  }
}
.quote-card.blue-card {
  background: #0078FF;
  color: #ffffff;
  box-shadow: 0 1px 2px rgba(34, 34, 34, 0.12), 0 2px 4px rgba(34, 34, 34, 0.24);
}
.quote-card.blockquote-footer-blue {
  color: #ffffff;
  opacity: 0.8;
  font-style: italic;
}
.quote-card.blue-card:before, .quote-card.blue-card:after {
  color: #5FAAFF;
}
.quote-card.green-card {
  background: #00970B;
  color: #ffffff;
  box-shadow: 0 1px 2px rgba(34, 34, 34, 0.12), 0 2px 4px rgba(34, 34, 34, 0.24);
}
.quote-card.green-card:before, .quote-card.green-card:after {
  color:#59E063 ;
}
.quote-card.red-card {
  background: #F61E32;
  color: #ffffff;
  box-shadow: 0 1px 2px rgba(34, 34, 34, 0.12), 0 2px 4px rgba(34, 34, 34, 0.24);
}
.quote-card.red-card:before, .quote-card.red-card:after {
  color:#F65665 ;
}
.quote-card.yellow-card {
  background: #F9A825;
  color: #222222;
  box-shadow: 0 1px 2px rgba(34, 34, 34, 0.12), 0 2px 4px rgba(34, 34, 34, 0.24);
}
.quote-card.yellow-card:before, .quote-card.yellow-card:after {
  color: #FBC02D;
}
 

This Joomla 3 override allows you to display a stylized blockquote testimonial simply using Joomla's mod_articles_category module. At the bottom of this article, you can download the files of the override.

Joomla 3 frontend rendering

PhP markup

<?php
	/**
		* @package     Joomla.Site
		* @subpackage  mod_articles_category
		* @author	   web-eau.net
		* @copyright   Copyright (C) 2005 - 2018 Open Source Matters, Inc. All rights reserved.
		* @license     GNU General Public License version 2 or later; see LICENSE.txt
	*/
	defined('_JEXEC') or die;
?>
<div class="row category-module<?php echo $moduleclass_sfx; ?>">
	<?php foreach ($list as $item) : ?>
	<blockquote class="blockquote quote-card blue-card"> <!-- others colors available in CSS : red-card, green-card and yellow-card -->
		<p><?php echo $item->displayIntrotext; ?></p>
		<footer class="blockquote-footer"><?php echo $item->displayAuthorName; ?> <cite title="Source Title"><?php echo $item->displayDate; ?></cite></footer>
	</blockquote>
	</div>
	<?php endforeach; ?>
			</div>

CSS

.quote-card {
  background: #fff;
  color: #222222;
  padding: 20px;
  padding-left: 50px;
  box-sizing: border-box;
  box-shadow: 0 2px 4px rgba(34, 34, 34, 0.12);
  position: relative;
  overflow: hidden;
  min-height: 120px;
}
.quote-card p {
  font-size: 22px;
  line-height: 1.5;
  margin: 0;
  max-width: 80%;
}
.quote-card cite {
  font-size: 16px;
  margin-top: 10px;
  display: block;
  font-weight: 200;
  opacity: 0.8;
}
.quote-card:before {
  font-family: Georgia, serif;
  content: "“";
  position: absolute;
  top: 10px;
  left: 10px;
  font-size: 5em;
  color: rgba(238, 238, 238, 0.8);
  font-weight: normal;
}
.quote-card:after {
  font-family: Georgia, serif;
  content: "”";
  position: absolute;
  bottom: -110px;
  line-height: 100px;
  right: -32px;
  font-size: 25em;
  color: rgba(238, 238, 238, 0.8);
  font-weight: normal;
}
@media (max-width: 640px) {
  .quote-card:after {
    font-size: 22em;
    right: -25px;
  }
}
.quote-card.blue-card {
  background: #0078FF;
  color: #ffffff;
  box-shadow: 0 1px 2px rgba(34, 34, 34, 0.12), 0 2px 4px rgba(34, 34, 34, 0.24);
}
.quote-card.blue-card:before, .quote-card.blue-card:after {
  color: #5FAAFF;
}
.quote-card.green-card {
  background: #00970B;
  color: #ffffff;
  box-shadow: 0 1px 2px rgba(34, 34, 34, 0.12), 0 2px 4px rgba(34, 34, 34, 0.24);
}
.quote-card.green-card:before, .quote-card.green-card:after {
  color:#59E063 ;
}
.quote-card.red-card {
  background: #F61E32;
  color: #ffffff;
  box-shadow: 0 1px 2px rgba(34, 34, 34, 0.12), 0 2px 4px rgba(34, 34, 34, 0.24);
}
.quote-card.red-card:before, .quote-card.red-card:after {
  color:#F65665 ;
}
.quote-card.yellow-card {
  background: #F9A825;
  color: #222222;
  box-shadow: 0 1px 2px rgba(34, 34, 34, 0.12), 0 2px 4px rgba(34, 34, 34, 0.24);
}
.quote-card.yellow-card:before, .quote-card.yellow-card:after {
  color: #FBC02D;
}
 

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