Pro v4+

These parameters take care of the specificities of the information blocs.

Under theming in v4.9
Font size
The font size in comparison to the font size of reference
Under theming in v4.9
Font
The font for the blocs of information
Separator The symbol/text that separates each bloc of information.
Blank space allowed. 2 consecutives spaces are considered one space
Under theming in v4.9
Icons color
The color of the icons when shown. The icons are selected from an icon font

Information before title / Information before text / Information after text

Show icon A possible icon to precede the text
Icon Select an icon that will override the default one
Prepend text The text that can be optionally prepended to the information

Example Add Written by  to add 'Written by ' before the author's name (don't forget the space after 'by')

Type The type of information to show
  • Hits the hit count
  • Rating the item rating
  • Author the item author
  • Date the date selected
  • Days Ago/Yesterday/Today the date selected, showing as
  • Days/Hours/Minutes Ago the date selected, showing as
  • Days Hours Minutes Ago the date selected, showing as
  • Time the time of the date selected
  • Category the item category
  • Tags the item tags
  • Selected tags the item tags used in the selection of the data (does not work with the 'excluded' setting)
  • Keywords the item meta keywords
  • Links A, B or C the article links A, B or C
  • Links A B C the article links A, B and C
  • Links A B C newline separated
  • Read more the read more link
  • Share icons the share icons selected
  • JComments: Comments count the item comment count when using JComments
  • JComments: Linked comments count the item comment count when using JComments with link to the comment section of the item
  • K2 Comments count the item comment count when using K2
  • K2 Linked comments count the item comment count when using K2 with link to the comment section of the item
  • K2 Extra Fields K2 extra fields of type 'textfield', 'textarea', 'select', 'multipleSelect', 'radio', 'link' and 'date'
  • Joomla 3.7+ Joomla Fields Joomla custom fields of type 'calendar', 'checkboxes', 'email', 'integer', 'list', 'radio', 'text', 'textarea', 'url' (http, https and mailto schemes only) and 'editor'
More options become available when LatestNewsEnhanced plugins are installed.
Append new line Creates a new line after the selected information
Leading only Show this information in leading items only
Access The access level group allowed to see that information

Information specifics

Date
Date format The date format following the syntax explained at http://php.net/manual/en/function.date.php
Time
Time format The time format following the syntax explained at http://php.net/manual/en/function.date.php
Ratings/Vote
Style The way the vote system will show
  • Text
  • Stars
Star color The color for the stars
  Examples
  • Rating as text
  • Rating as stars
Tags
Order The tags order
  • None
  • Console Follows the way the tags are ordered in the administration console
  • Alphabetical
Hide tags Tags that should not show in the list of tags
Distinct Show the tags as distinct entities, allowing for more complex skinning. Otherwise, the tags will show as a comma separated list
Show icon When distincts, show an icon before each tag
Icon Which icon to show. If there is no selection, it will use the default icon
Prepend text Text to show before each distinct tag
Use tag classes Skin the distinct tags with classes that are set for each tag in the core Tags component (does not apply to K2)
Classes Optional CSS classes to apply to all tags
  Examples
  • Distinct tags distinct tags using each tag associated CSS classes
  • Tags tag list with override of the separator
Links
Show icon Show an icon before each link
Icon Which icon to show. If there is no selection, it will use the default icon
Prepend text Text to show before each link
Protocol Show or hide the http:// or https://
  Example
  • Links
Sharing - the share links to show when using the information type Share icons
Color Give the share icons their official color
  • None
  • Background
  • Color
Radius The radius when there is a background (allowing the icons to have a rounded look)
Classes Optional CSS classes to apply to each square icon

Example btn btn-small will give a Bootstrap button aspect to the icons

Include (6 items) Select which share service to show. The order in which the selections are made will determine the order on the site
  • None
  • Email
  • Facebook
  • Google Plus
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • Stumbleupon

Additional information on specific types

Hits

It is possible to change the output text by overriding the constant key COM_LATESTNEWSENHANCEDPRO_HITS with language overrides.
It defaults, in English, to %s hit(s) where %s is the hit count for the item.

Rating

You can also modify the rating outputs by overriding the keys:
COM_LATESTNEWSENHANCEDPRO_NORATING (which defaults to No rating),
COM_LATESTNEWSENHANCEDPRO_RATING (which defaults to %s/5 where %s is the actual rating),
COM_LATESTNEWSENHANCEDPRO_FROMUSERS (which defaults to from %s user(s) where %s is the number of users who rated the item).

Tags

Override the key COM_LATESTNEWSENHANCEDPRO_TAGSSEPARATOR to change the symbol used to separate the tags when showing as comma-separated list.

K2 comments, JComments

The constant key COM_LATESTNEWSENHANCEDPRO_COMMENTS can be overridden.
The English default is %s comments where %s is the number of comments associated with the item.

Comments cannot be linked if the item link is unauthorized (inaccessible without login)