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Supported types
Joomla 3.7+ The custom field types that are not packaged with Joomla and you want to make available as information details.
Note To see any output, you need to create layout overrides following the convention found in the layout overrides section
Site mode
  • Test mode to use when setting up the extension. Will ensure errors are shown, images, style and script libraries are re-created at every page access
  • Live mode to use when the extension is ready for production. Will turn off error messages and cache images, styles and scripts
  • Advanced keep access to all parameters hidden in the previous modes
Bootstrap compatibility
If you are using a Bootstrap template, select which version of Bootstrap your template is compatible with. It will ensure the extension outputs the proper classes for the Bootstrap version you are using.

The Joomla option loads the Bootstrap version packaged with Joomla (which is the default behavior). All other options WILL NOT load Bootstrap.

The extension can function without the Bootstrap framework. Select None
Show errors Will show the errors encountered while creating the output (mostly during thumbnail creation), if any
Load icon font In cases when no icons are shown, will prevent the loading of the icon font library, reducing page loading times 
Reset pictures Whether to re-create the image thumbnails every time the page is loaded or not.
'No' will improve server performance once the module is properly configured and ready for prime time
Thumbnails cache path The path for the thumbnails created (by default, in the media folder under /thumbnails/adp).
It is possible to save the files to the temporary folder of the Joomla configuration or the /cache folder (/media/cache under Joomla 4)
Header files
New Joomla 4
Lazyload stylesheets
It is possible to lazy load some stylesheets like icon fonts. It is a feature included in Joomla 4 but it must be supported by the site's template on the public side.

You can enable lazy loading for all Simplify Your Web extensions at once and even add support for it if the template does not. To do so, you need to enable the feature in the SimplifyYourWeb extensions System plugin
Reset header files Re-creates the cached stylesheets after style modifications have be made.
'No' will improve server performance once the module and/or plugin are properly configured and ready for prime time
Breakpoint The screen size under which the page is considered turning into mobile mode (it uses CSS media queries)

Stylesheets are cached in the /cache folder. Deleting the cached files from the administrator console (System -> Clear Cache) prevents resetting the Reset Header Files parameter to 'yes' when changes are made.

However, it is no longer possible to manually remove the files from the console under Joomla 4, as the files are now cached in the /media/cache folder.