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List view: layout

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Latest News Enhanced

Pro v6.5+

Table layout The kind of table layout to use (identical to the CSS terminology). The table is set to be 100% of its container.
  • Auto the column width is set by the widest unbreakable content in the cells
  • Fixed the column widths are divided equally across the table, regardless of content inside the cells, unless columns widths are specified
Min row width The width under which the table transforms into a mobile view
Headers column width The width of the header while in mobile view
Transformation into mobile view
Transformation into mobile view
(below min row width)

Leading rows

Parameters for the leading rows
Parameters for the leading rows
Leading count The number of items with a configuration different from the rest of the items
Break after Separate leading items from the remaining ones
Head
Head type The element to add to the item
Images
Image from content
Looks for images inside the article / K2 item content (introduction and the remaining of the content). The first image found is selected
Image intro
Selects the image intro from the article
Image full
Selects the image full from the article
K2 K2 image
Selects the K2 image
Image from content -> intro -> full K2 Image from content -> K2 image
If no image in content, look for image intro then image full (or look for the K2 image when using K2)
Intro -> full -> image from content K2 K2 image -> image from content
If no image intro, look for image full (or if no K2 image when using K2) then image from content
Author (contact)
Selects the author's contact picture if linked to a contact
warning if authors are linked to several contacts, articles will be duplicated
K2 Author (K2 avatar)
Selects the K2 user avatar linked to the author
K2
K2 extra field of type image
Joomla 3.7+
Custom field of type media
Joomla 3.7+
User custom field of type media
Calendars
Calendar
Creates a calendar from the specified date
K2
K2 extra field of type date
Joomla 3.7+
Custom field of type calendar
Icons
Joomla 3.7+
Custom field of type SYW Icon (see the Head: Icon section)
Videos
Video type Pro v4.9+ Joomla 3.7+
Custom field of video type made available for the extension in the global configuration settings (also see the Head: Video section)
Search fulltext When searching for images in the content, it is possible to extend the search to the full article / K2 item, not just its introduction section.
Limiting the search to the intro section of the content will limit server memory consumption and will be less intensive
Head width The maximum width of the additional element.
Set to 0 to use the original image with its own dimensions
Head height The maximum height of the additional element.
Set to 0 to use the original image with its own dimensions
Title
Element The element to use as title. The default is the article/K2 item title. But you can also select:
  • K2 any K2 extra field of type textfield
  • Joomla 3.7+ any custom field of type text

Note When the custom/extra field is empty and there is a default value, the default value is used. If the default value is missing, the title defaults to the article/K2 item title

Letter count max The maximum amount of letters for the title. No value means that we want to show the whole title. A value of 0 will hide it
Truncate last word When the text is truncated, it is possible to leave the last word intact or allow it to be truncated to get closer to the letter count max.
HTML header tag The header tag (h1 .. h6) applied to the title. Use 'none' to avoid headings
Text
Letter count max The maximum number of letters to show for the text. An empty field will show the whole text. A value of 0 will hide the text
Truncate last word When the text is truncated, it is possible to leave the last word intact or allow it to be truncated to get closer to the letter count max.
Strip tags Removes the HTML tags from the text
Keep tags The HTML tags that can be kept in the text and won't be removed
Example <strong><a> will keep the bold html style and the links only. Use <br> for new lines
Trigger events Triggering the onContentPrepare event will call the plugins that are present in the intro text. Set to 'no', the plugins will not be called and the plugins syntax { ... } will be removed from the cropped text

Remaining rows

Parameters for the remaining rows
Parameters for the remaining rows
Head
Head type The element to add to the item (see explanations in the leading items section)
Images
Image from content
Image intro
Image full
K2 K2 image
Image from content -> intro -> full K2 Image from content -> K2 image
Intro -> full -> image from content K2 K2 image -> image from content
Author (contact)
K2 Author (K2 avatar)
K2 K2 extra field of type image
Joomla 3.7+ Custom field of type media
Joomla 3.7+ User custom field of type media
Calendars
Calendar
K2 K2 extra field of type date
Joomla 3.7+ Custom field of type calendar
Icons
Joomla 3.7+ Custom field of type SYW Icon
Videos
Pro v4.9+ Joomla 3.7+ Custom field of video type as recorded in the global configuration settings
Search fulltext When searching for images in the content, it is possible to extend the search to the full article / K2 item, not just its introduction section.
Limiting the search to the intro section of the content will limit server memory consumption and will be less intensive
Head width The maximum width of the additional element.
Set to 0 to use the original image with its own dimensions
Head height The maximum height of the additional element.
Set to 0 to use the original image with its own dimensions
Title
Element The element to use as title. The default is the article/K2 item title. But you can also select:
  • K2 any K2 extra field of type textfield
  • Joomla 3.7+ any custom field of type text

Note When the custom/extra field is empty and there is a default value, the default value is used. If the default value is missing, the title defaults to the article/K2 item title

Letter count max The maximum amount of letters for the title. No value means that we want to show the whole title. A value of 0 will hide it
Truncate last word When the text is truncated, it is possible to leave the last word intact or allow it to be truncated to get closer to the letter count max.
HTML header tag The header tag (h1 .. h6) applied to the title. Use 'none' to avoid headings
Text
Letter count max The maximum number of letters to show for the text. An empty field will show the whole text. A value of 0 will hide the text
Truncate last word When the text is truncated, it is possible to leave the last word intact or allow it to be truncated to get closer to the letter count max.
Strip tags Removes the HTML tags from the text
Keep tags The HTML tags that can be kept in the text and won't be removed
Example <strong><a> will keep the bold html style and the links only. Use <br> for new lines
Trigger events Triggering the onContentPrepare event will call the plugins that are present in the intro text. Set to 'no', the plugins will not be called and the plugins syntax { ... } will be removed from the cropped text

All rows

Parameters for all rows
Parameters for all rows
Text introduction Which text to show
  • Intro
  • Intro -> Meta description if no intro text, use meta description
  • Meta description
  • Meta description -> Intro if no meta description, use intro text
  • K2 any K2 extra field of type textarea
  • Joomla 3.7+ any custom field of type textarea
  • Joomla 3.7+ any custom field of type editor

Note Custom/extra field's default value is not used

Unauthorized text Whenever unauthorized items are shown, show or hide the introduction text
Replacement text An optional text that will show in place of the introduction text if the introduction text cannot be seen
Linking
Link on The element(s) to link (select any or all)
  • Title the link is added to the title
  • Head the additional element (image or icon) is linking to the item
Link to What is used as a link
  • Item the item link (article or K2 item)
  • Link A links to the Joomla article's link A
  • Link B links to the Joomla article's link B
  • Link C links to the Joomla article's link C
  • K2 K2 extra field of type link
  • Joomla 3.7+ Custom field of type url (http, https and mailto schemes only)
Warning Do not open items into a modal window when showing unauthorized links (issues with the login form in a modal)
Note Links A, B or C will open in the parent window, a new window, a popup or a modal one depending on the targets that are set in the article (global values are taken into account)
Note The K2 extra field links open depending on the settings of the field (lightbox is replaced by modal)
Note The url custom fields open in a new window unless internal
Link target Where the link will be open
  • default the default behavior (for instance, links A, B or C use the article's settings)
  • same window the link opens in the same window or browser tab
  • new window the link opens in a new window or browser tab
  • modal the link opens into a modal
  • popup window the link opens in a separate popup
Warnings
  • do not open items into a modal window when showing unauthorized links (issues with the login form in a modal),
  • custom fields with the mailto: protocol can't open into a modal or a popup window.
Link fallback When links A, B or C, K2 extra field of type link or custom field of type url are missing, use the item link instead
Popup width The width of the modal window when showing the article in a popup
Popup height The height of the modal window when showing the article in a popup
Follow The follow/nofollow option for indexing robots
Tooltip Show or hide the tooltip over the link
Always show Always show the link or only when the text has been cropped
Edit link Allow the edition of items whenever the logged user has edit permissions. It will add a pen icon before all columns, linked to the item for direct edition. Unpublished items are shown and editable depending on user permissions.

Users must have a combination of Edit, Edit state, Edit own permissions, depending on your requirements.

K2 access permissions are set in the K2 component. To edit, authors must be part of a user group that has edit permissions (a combination of Frontend item editingEdit own items, Edit any items and Allow edition of already published items, depending on requirements).
Limitation: K2 authors cannot see and edit unpublished items from other authors even if they have 'Edit any item' permissions.

Find more information in the tutorial Edit unpublished articles or K2 items in the front end of your site with Latest News Enhanced
Read more
Link label The label for the link
Unauthorized link label The label to show when the items link to unauthorized content
Categories
Link to Whether the category is linked and what it needs to link to
  • None The category is not linked
  • Standard The category opens a Content or K2 category view (it should exist to avoid unexpected behavior)
  • Extension view to link the category to another view created with the extension
  • Self Filters the current view by that category
View The extension's view the category should link to
Link label A specific label to use instead of the article’s category name
Unauthorized link label The label to show when the items link to unauthorized content

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