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Latest News Enhanced

Pro v6.5+

Columns

Head column width The width for the head element, if any
Direction initial sort The direction of the sort if one of the columns has been set as initial sort
Columns before head Same as Columns
Columns
Show icon Whether to show an icon before the column header label
Icon The icon to show (overrides the default one - non standard fields may not have a default icon)
Header label The label for the column header
Type The type of information to show
  • Title the item title
  • Text the item text
  • 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
  • no support Joomla 4 JComments Comments count the item comment count when using JComments
  • no support Joomla 4 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.
CSS classes Additional CSS classes that are applied to the information (space separated)
Access The access level group allowed to see that information
Sortable Whether the column should be sortable (will add button arrows next to the column header label). Use the value Initial to open the page with the column pre-sorted (only one initial sort is allowed. If multiple initial sorts are set, the first one found it the one applied).
Column width The width of the column in pixels or percentages

Sortable columns

Not all columns may be able to be sorted. The sortable columns are:

  • title
  • hits
  • rating
  • author
  • dates (when modified, created or published)
  • category
  • custom fields - the sort is alphabetical and based on the value of the field

K2 extra fields and K2 ratings cannot be sorted

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
Size The size of the icons (width and height are identical, set in px and em
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) Pro v4.10-
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
Share buttons Pro v4.11+
Unlimited set of share buttons you can dynamically order
Share button
  • None
  • Email
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
  • Mix
  • Pinterest
  • Telegram
  • Twitter
  • WhatsApp
  • Custom Add your own network share (requires a sub-layout under lnep_detail_share)
Custom button name The name of the custom button share. The sub-layout will have the same name.
Find more information here
Button color The color or background-color of the button. Useful to override the default color of any of the available buttons, mandatory for custom buttons

All icons use the SVG format. Originals have been downloaded from fontawesome.com and are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license

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)

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