Perfectly smooth image zoom.

Beautiful, responsive image zoom for redSHOP.

  • Use mobile gestures for easy image switching on phones and tablets.
  • Easily customised to match the style of your store.

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No coding required.

Use your Magic Zoom extension almost anywhere on your redSHOP site.

You can even apply different zoom options to each page.

    Supported pages & blocks

    • Product details page
    • Manual install elsewhere
  • redSHOP 2
  • redSHOP 1.x.x

Relied upon by redSHOP store owners, Magic Zoom has been the professional choice since 2006 for gorgeous on-hover image zooming effects.

This official redSHOP extension makes it easy to apply these effects to your pages. Even better - the extension gives you auto-caching, image resizing and SEO optimization as part of the dedicated redSHOP features.

With free new versions regularly released, your products will always look gorgeous with Magic Zoom.

Key features

New versions support

All versions of redSHOP are supported (redSHOP 2, redSHOP 1.x.x). We update our modules as soon as a new version of redSHOP is released.

Custom Templates

Choose position thumbnails appear (left, right, top, bottom). Your choice. Simply click option on Magic Zoom Settings page.


Optimize your website. Magic Zoom caches resized images. Which means fewer image downloads.


Magic Zoom is responsive out of the box. Essential for multi-device adaptation.

Scrollable thumbnails

Stop the spread & control thumbnails under main product image. Activate trial version of Magic Scroll on Magic Zoom Settings page.

Bandwidth allocation

Control how Magic Zoom initializes & loads images. Choose to activate on page load or on request.

SEO friendly

Magic Zoom supports SEO Friendly URLs. Vital for website high ranking in search engines.

Web settings

Say goodbye to manual configuration. Customize settings instantly using Magic Zoom Settings page.

jQuery compatibility

Magic Zoom requires no jQuery, 3rd party library or framework. Magic Zoom is completely compatible.

Custom themes support

If Magic Zoom doesn't work immediately on your site, email us and we'll add support for your theme (free of charge).

One-off payment

Pay once and the Magic Zoom license is yours forever.


  1. Download the Magic Zoom component for redSHOP (free and fully functional demo version).
  2. In Upload Package File, select the zip file that you just downloaded and click Upload File and Install.
  3. Open the page Components > Magic Zoom to customize Magic Zoom as you wish.
  4. It is ready to use Happy
  5. Scroll thumbnail images on your redSHOP product page Activate Magic Scroll to enjoy organised thumbnails on your product page: Components > Magic Zoom > Use Magic Scroll™ for thumbnails > Select 'tick' > Click 'Save'.
  6. Buy Magic Zoom To upgrade your free and fully functional trial version of Magic Zoom (which removes the "Trial version" text), buy Magic Zoom and overwrite following file with the same one from your licensed version:


Customize effect

To customize colors and borders, edit the magiczoom.css file located in /modules/mod_redshop_magiczoom/core/magiczoom.css. Also, look at the customization guide.

Module position

If you don't see Magic Zoom component working, please change the module position here: Administrator > Extensions > Modules manager > Magic Zoom module for redSHOP. If it still does not work, you may have an incompatible template. Please send us your FTP access details and login/password for your Joomla back-end and we will help you.

Multiple images

Swapping between many images is already a standard feature in Magic Zoom. But if you have lots of images, the page can look complicated.

Make your thumbnails look slick and organised with Magic Scroll for redSHOP. It neatly contains the images adds arrows to slide between them. Example:

  1. Simply activate Magic Scroll on the Magic Zoom options page.
  2. To remove the "Please upgrade" text, buy a license and overwrite the /modules/mod_redshop_magiczoom/core/magicscroll.js file with that from your licensed version.

Product attributes

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Do your products come in different colours or styles?

Magic Zoom supports redSHOP product attributes out of the box.

Show customers a different image for each option.

Using attributes keeps your page clutter free, at the same time displaying all your wares.


Thanks for trying Magic Zoom on your redSHOP site! What did you hope Magic Zoom could do? How can we improve it? Let us know, we're always improving our tools based on customer feedback.

  1. Go to: Extensions > Plugin Manager > Disable plugin.
  2. Go to: Extensions > Extension Manager > Manage > Add tick in box next Magic Zoom for redSHOP > Click 'Uninstall'.
  3. Magic Zoom is now uninstalled.

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This image zoom extension was created for redSHOP, the ecommerce engine for Joomla!.

Make it just how you want it by adjusting the effects, smooth movement, opacity, positioning, colors, borders, loading image, loading message, click/hover activation and many other options.

All versions are supported: Joomla 1.0, Joomla 1.1, Joomla 1.5, redSHOP 1.0, redSHOP 1.1.

If you need any help, please contact us.