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v5.1.1 (03/12/21) Bug fix release
  • FIXED [HIGH] restart on refresh option generates error when using pure javascript scroll
  • FIXED [LOW] blog view: dl tags present even though there are no fields to add to the description
  • FIXED [MEDIUM] blog view: images do not show in the feed if the blog view is not re-creating thumbnails
  • ADDED versioning to scripts and stylesheets
  • ADDED defer attribute to cached scripts
v5.1.0 (03/08/21) Update release - packaged with the extensions library v1.6.4
  • FIXED [LOW] use the pre selected category only if we show a category index
  • FIXED [LOW] h1..h6 selection for headings do not show
  • FIXED [LOW] clear button does not show if 3rd filter has content and there is no search
  • FIXED [MEDIUM] blog views: $row error in feed output when global configuration is set to 'author email'
  • FIXED [MEDIUM] blog views: no author email in feed output
  • FIXED [MEDIUM] blog k2 view: module for K2: extra field info needs to be cached
  • FIXED [MEDIUM] blog feeds: missing description, author and date to each item
  • FIXED [MEDIUM] module: if use leading items functionality, items should not use Flexbox
  • MODIFIED blog feeds: category id is replaced with category name
  • MODIFIED index position fields are now using subform
  • MODIFIED installer: move of index position parameters to subform
  • MODIFIED layout: authorindex, tagindex and categoryindex can now show a label on listing layout
  • MODIFIED layout: lnepicons and lnepsearch
  • MODIFIED quickstart guide to reflect changes of the last few months
  • ADDED pagination index: index_filter class to simplify CSS styling
  • ADDED form to use for index positions
  • ADDED new field to select all index
  • ADDED info: link to update instructions
  • ADDED blog feeds: selected image into description of each feed item
  • ADDED blog feeds: possibility to include the selected custom fields into the feed item description as HTML or syntax (parameter 'include fields' in Integration tab)
  • ADDED layout: lneplistfield
  • ADDED blog view: enable custom field of type 'list' as index
  • ADDED module: alignment of items
v5.0.2 (02/10/21) Bug fix release - packaged with the extensions library v1.6.3
  • FIXED [HIGH] K2 extra fields error in database query with MySQL 8 (moved queries to extensions library)
  • FIXED [MEDIUM] blog view: the author contact picture does not show when authors are not ordered
  • FIXED [MEDIUM] accessibility rule: do not use dt of dd is not present in dl element
  • FIXED [MEDIUM] the number of items per page is not set properly when using a different set of values for the select box than in the site's global configuration
  • FIXED [MEDIUM] duplicate articles when head is contact picture and only one published contact linked to one user (but other linked contacts unpublished, trashed or archived)
  • FIXED [LOW] alt tab for image loader
  • FIXED [LOW] load more 'no more records' default message is not internationalized
  • REMOVED alignmentselect field
  • MODIFIED view pagination: the number of items per page is available when using the select box as well, used as default value when entering the page
  • MODIFIED module: removed contact joint from query to avoid duplicates if user is linked to more than one contact and take into account multi language sites
  • MODIFIED replace alignment parameters with extensions library version
  • ADDED Watchful improved support
v5.0.1 (01/04/21) Bug fix release
  • FIXED [HIGH] images get stretched if thumbnails are not cropped
v5.0.0 (12/20/20) Update release - packaged with the extensions library v1.6.1

This version is packed with:
  • support for some of the newest advances in web standards: the image WebP file format, the loading attribute for lazy loading images natively, CSS Flexbox for item resizing,
  • most features have been rewritten in pure JavaScript so you can use the extension jQuery-free,
  • the use of SVG loaders for animations and the pagination's load more functionality, centralized in the global configuration,
  • the introduction of CSS filters to alter images, even when using only the originals.
In the process, this will make the extension lighter on your web pages, with less javascript to load and less server resources to use.

PLEASE TEST THE UPDATE FIRST BEFORE APPLYING IT TO LIVE SITES.

  • FIXED [HIGH] blog views: missing variable settings when load more
  • FIXED [LOW] the user stylesheets show the minified version on debug
  • FIXED [LOW] blog views: wrong code for image quality, values are not tested properly
  • FIXED [LOW] module: error messages for animations don't show
  • MODIFIED views: use of core type modal_content instead of in-house type content, which allows select/edit in place
  • MODIFIED module: min item width not restricted to item width when set in percentages
  • MODIFIED blog views: the load more loader is using the new global configuarion selection made
  • MODIFIED code to support the new link target field
  • MODIFIED better handling of K2 links (extra fields)
  • REMOVED module: code to vertically center image when not cropped and height is maintained - improves performance thanks to the removal of getimagesize)
  • REMOVED blog views, module: use of lazysizes script, lazyload class, replaced with web standards
  • REMOVED blog views, module:loader to images that are lazy loaded
  • REMOVED blog views, module: lazy loader type, datauri and loader image
  • REMOVED script for adaptive item resizing, replaced with flexbox
  • ADDED support for WebP image file type (with fallbacks)
  • ADDED Image quality parameter for WebP image files
  • ADDED width and height as attributes to the image element
  • ADDED config: default/data uri/image loaders to use throughout the extension
  • ADDED module: CSS to center image when not cropped and height is maintained
  • ADDED module: max item width
  • ADDED module: space between items width
  • ADDED module: pure javascript scroll
  • ADDED module: loader to animations
  • ADDED CSS to remove loader when animations are ready
  • ADDED link target parameter
  • ADDED image CSS filters
v4.15.0 (09/06/20) Update release - packaged with the extensions library v1.5.3
  • FIXED K2 views wrong tag name
  • FIXED author filter authors from trashed or archived articles do show in the list
  • MODIFIED module moved form fields to /fields
  • MODIFIED installer move free extensions that use the new subforms
  • ADDED default search type option (choose between all|any|exact)
  • ADDED the category can link to a view created with the extension
v4.14.0 (07/15/20) Update release - packaged with the extensions library v1.5.2
  • FIXED when using custom field of type 'calendar' as head, error if date is missing
  • FIXED module advanced parameters radio buttons do not keep value on save
  • FIXED module wrong global value for thumbnails temp folder
  • FIXED read all link does not get the right default menu title in multilingual sites
  • FIXED readmore layout does not get the link label in views
  • ADDED language filter to allow mixed language selections
  • ADDED support for tag titles to be language keys
  • ADDED user custom field of type media as head type (not in K2)
  • ADDED info page links to plugins' element
v4.13.0 (06/10/20) Update release - packaged with the extensions library v1.5.1
  • FIXED when using the pending date, it should show the publish down date
  • FIXED author index articles only - when multiple contacts linked to an author, keep the latest found, not all of them to avoid duplicate authors
  • FIXED views links have wrong bootstrap version if set to 'joomla'
  • FIXED module read all link and forced item id should get the associated language when the module is used in a multi-language environment
  • FIXED back to view plugin back URL is wrong in multilingual sites
  • FIXED back to view plugin when no page header, no back link shows
  • MODIFIED 'filtering' instead of 'selecting' tab title
  • MODIFIED option to not set an info text color or icon color so that the color inherits from the introductory text
  • MODIFIED only load the needed transition, not the full transition library
  • MODIFIED the pagination script is now written in pure javascript, IE10+ compatible
  • MODIFIED author index when authors are selected and alias are not needed, do not need to go through the article/k2 items table, improving performance
  • MODIFIED back to view plugin uses Joomla's icon as default if load icon font is set to no in the global configuration
  • MODIFIED quickicon plugin written in pure javascript
  • MODIFIED icons layout improved accessibility
  • MODIFIED modal layout jQuery triggered event replaced with native event to be caught by native listeners (jQuery triggered events cannot be caught by native listeners by design)
  • MODIFIED share layouts to use the inlineSVG utility and use SVG symbols to minimize the size of the output and prevent redundant code
  • MODIFIED blog views headings are grouped inside .heading_group layer
  • MODIFIED blog views line break between leading and remaing items is now placed before headings, not after
  • ADDED modal layout code to reset modal title on close
  • ADDED modal layout code to support modals when Bootstrap is not the framework used
  • ADDED author index articles only - option to show users and contact custom fields of media type as picture
  • ADDED blog views articles only - option to order the authors via the linked contact sortname fields
  • ADDED blog views option to sort author index (default 'selection')
  • ADDED option to load libraries remotely
  • ADDED option to NOT load any Bootstrap
  • ADDED layout suffix support for enabling multiple instances of the same layout override for details and index layouts
  • ADDED development/production mode to ease advanced parameter settings
v4.12.3 (04/28/20) Bug fix release
  • FIXED modern theme: wrap can cause issues when head and body are in column
  • FIXED blog views full width theme: wrong width for leading item preventing items to size down
  • FIXED blog views wrong image/video sizes
  • FIXED complex sided calendar: when positioned on top or bottom, wrong formatting
v4.12.2 (04/08/20) Bug fix release
  • FIXED overflow:hidden creates problems when items need to wrap
  • FIXED text won't wrap in modern style
  • FIXED blog views items alignment parameter 'center' is not translated for global option
v4.12.1 (03/29/20) Bug fix release
  • FIXED YouTube videos won't start
v4.12.0 (03/25/20) Update release
  • FIXED social icon backgrounds do not show right in IE11
  • FIXED adding overflow:hidden to .newsinfo for IE11
  • FIXED module unauthorized text is not translated if language key used
  • FIXED ago/'calendar' custom field/k2 extra 'date' field layouts break when the date is empty
  • FIXED module when using custom or K2 extra field as title, links to not get the text
  • FIXED views .notagpicture missing in CSS
  • FIXED module maintain height and full width / overlap themes images not showing in some templates
  • FIXED views the overlap theme testing if the head is an image
  • FIXED Read more links need a unique aria-label attribute for better assistive technology compliance
  • FIXED K2 view K2 module author selection wrongly created from the Joomla content table rather than the items table
  • FIXED miscellaneous CSS issues in fullwidth and overlap themes
  • MODIFIED ago layouts to handle cases where there is no date
  • MODIFIED views module when editing is enabled, authors see their unpublished articles
  • MODIFIED views module for Joomla articles, simplified database request to improve performance
  • MODIFIED installer plugin test to allow third-party services to access the downloads
  • MODIFIED views category before title moved above information details before title for consistency with module instances
  • MODIFIED module common style sheet to simplify properties of categories over head
  • REMOVED viewsmodule white background-color from original modern theme
  • REMOVED IE8 support in CSS files
  • ADDED class 'unpublished' if item is not published
  • ADDED views module items do not link to article if the article is unpublished
  • ADDED views module option to show an icon and edit link when a logged user has edit permissions
  • ADDED views module calendar month can be numbers
  • ADDED views module truncate last word option for title and text
  • ADDEDlayout author index
  • ADDED views possibility to show an author index
  • ADDED views 3rd position to allow author index alongside category and tag index
  • ADDED views module in theming, line spacing, font color for information, font color and icon color when information is located over the head
  • ADDED views module in theming, background-color parameters
  • ADDED views module social share width parameter
  • ADDED information type over head
  • ADDED category over video
  • ADDED information details over picture and video
  • ADDED innerpicture layer for video image
  • ADDED info additional downloads section
  • ADDED Japanese language - Thanks to Asakawa Kohji
v4.11.0 (02/09/20) Update release
  • FIXED module clear header cache has no effect when not set to global
  • MODIFIED layout search and icons to accommodate new search options
  • MODIFIED views order of headings parameters
  • MODIFIED social networks are now sub-layouts
  • MODIFIED the number of social networks is no longer limited
  • MODIFIED Twitter share links
  • MODIFIED email, facebook, twitter and linkedin icons are svgs
  • REMOVED Google plus and StumbleUpon social networks
  • ADDED Mix, Pinterest,Telegram and Whatsapp social network share options
  • ADDED social network 'other' option to allow custom network share
  • ADDED social network colors to override defaults or set colors on custom networks
  • ADDED views search can match 'all words', 'any words' or 'exact phrase'
  • ADDED views option to add advanced search options to search forms
  • ADDED views option to override the sequence of values of the pagination limits select box
  • ADDED class that identifies the custom field or k2 field type when a custom field or k2 field is used as field
  • ADDED module views option to limit access to local image files
v4.10.1 (01/03/20) Bug fix release
  • FIXED 'Back to index' plugin fails on $this
v4.10.0 (12/09/19) Update release - packaged with extensions library v1.4.21
  • FIXED events do not trigger properly in intro/inline text WARNING: some content may appear, previously ignored
  • FIXED views trim the search field to avoid empty results if a space is added to the input by mistake
  • FIXED layout K2 comments counts lacks model loader
  • MODIFIED code to use Joomla namespaces
  • ADDED views when using categories as group headings, possibility to show category description and image
  • ADDED module link to item in new window (mostly to use with items that require opening in a new window like feeds)
v4.9.3 (10/18/19) Bug fix release
  • FIXED layout cannot add extra CSS classes to links A, B or C
  • FIXED views when set to 'yes', the global configuration 'Add suffix to URL' 'breaks' the 'load more' feature link
  • FIXED views popup_width and height parameters missing from raw view (for load more)
  • FIXED views articles loaded with 'load more' do not open in popup (javascript issue)
  • MODIFIED views category list array contains category id as key
  • ADDED views prevent event default on load more click event
v4.9.2 (8/25/19) Bug fix release
  • FIXED when no data and there is a message when no data, error on page
  • FIXED when animations load, large blank space until loaded
  • MODIFIED calendar block data can show time or not (to accomodate latestnewsenhanced plugins)
  • MODIFIED layout when custom field of type URL is set to mailto, the mailto: is visible
  • MODIFIED layout 'ago' layouts now check dates to determine if they are in the past or the future rather than the type of date
  • REMOVED layout showlabel in custom field of type URL
  • ADDED time layout shows by default. If $item->show_time is set and equals to false, it won't show (to accomodate latestnewsenhanced plugins)
  • ADDED info view info about plugins that extend the module, if any
v4.9.1 (7/25/19) Bug fix release
  • FIXED module missing opacity for cover animation
  • FIXED module arrow function expression breaks animations in older browsers like IE11
  • FIXED views when no item, undefined properties popup_width and popup_height
  • FIXED views discrepancies between list and print
  • MODIFIED plugins isAdmin replaced by isClient('administrator')
  • MODIFIED order wording for 'Touched'. Replaced with 'Created or Modified'
  • ADDED layouts aria attributes for share links and rating stars
v4.9.0 (6/26/19) Update release
  • FIXED COM_LATESTNEWSENHANCEDPRO_INFORMATION_LABEL is not translated in details
  • FIXED module items flicker when loaded with pagination only
  • FIXED module animations on first load may be cut off (wrong height) when high resolution images or lazy load are used - carousel resizes once the first element has been lazy loaded
  • FIXED module when using the leading items functionality, information details after title are not removed
  • FIXED blog fullwidth theme has wrong margins and prevents flow
  • MODIFIED font and icon properties are found under the 'theming' tab
  • MODIFIED readmore link/categories/read all link params moved from the 'layout' tab to the 'theming' layout
  • MODIFIED module allow title before head in original themes when the head in at a top position
  • MODIFIED module inline information blocks are now repeatable - update overrides
  • MODIFIEDblog JGLOBAL replaced with useglobal
  • MODIFIED blog alignment field: show the global value
  • REMOVED position of information blocks
  • REMOVED config leading and remaining items font size of reference
  • ADDED call to bootstrap.tooltip
  • ADDED videocustomfieldtypes extension field
  • ADDED option to add CSS classes to the information shown - modified layouts
  • ADDED option to select a video as head of an item (for articles, not K2 items)
  • ADDED head:video tab
  • ADDED new layouts for head types 'layouts/heads' folder
  • ADDED border radius to head:image
  • ADDED module possibility to add information before/after text and title
  • ADDED module message about between content paragraphs functionality
  • ADDED blogrepetable fields - update overrides
  • ADDED config options to select video custom fields - support for youtube, vimeo, dailymotion, html5, Facebook
  • ADDED 'back to view' plugin that allows users to get back to the blog with a 'back' link
  • ADDED 'back to view' plugin status in extension's info view
v4.8.2 (4/26/19) Bug fix release - packaged with extensions library v1.4.18
  • FIXED some accessibility attributes are still missing
  • FIXED tag and category index should have hidden default label for accessibility
  • REMOVED info page Google+ link
  • REMOVED tooltips on linked category and other useless places throughout (clear button, print…)
  • REMOVED modal layout: deprecated iframe attributes for html 5
  • MODIFIED remote URI
  • ADDED element-invisible class CSS when in Bootstrap 2 mode
v4.8.1 (4/5/19) Bug fix release - packaged with extensions library v1.4.17
  • FIXED modals lack CSS when on Bootstrap-free templates
  • FIXED if there is no link for an item, error on linktarget test
  • FIXED blog views accessibility: missing id in category and tag select boxes
v4.8.0 (3/27/19) Update release - packaged with extensions library v1.4.16
  • FIXED module category article count CSS classes are not Bootstrap 4 compatible
  • FIXED extension info page forces bottom scrollbar
  • ADDED standard Bootstrap modals (replacing old modals)
  • ADDED joomla bootstrap compatibility option as default
  • ADDED blog views sort order for categories and tags index
  • ADDED blog views search capability in blog views (search through title, text intro, category, author) + through custom fields of type text, textarea and editor (if used) - limitation: K2 extra fields are not scanned because of the way they are stored in the database
v4.7.3 (3/12/19) Bug fix release
  • FIXED K2 view wrong test show_icon
  • FIXED compatibility Bootstrap and accessibility for alerts
  • FIXED module Bootstrap global option not taken into consideration
  • FIXED module CSS to prevent lists (ul li) inside each item to inherit from the item's styles (each item being a list item)
  • FIXED layouts missing hasTooltip classes in icons layout
  • FIXED layouts missing button styles for Bootstrap 3 and 4
  • FIXED pagination styling to improve out-of-the-box look
  • FIXED modal class name conflicts with Bootstrap CSS
v4.7.2 (1/28/19) Bug fix release - packaged with extensions library v1.4.14
  • FIXED info link to change logs page
  • FIXED module wrong pagination/animation styles under Bootstrap 3 and 4
  • MODIFIED module reduced amount of style properties for animations
  • MODIFIED module code to allow better integration of new animations
  • MODIFIED module pagination parameters to separate default and bootstrap sizes
v4.7.1 (1/24/19) Bug fix release
  • FIXED class wrongly uppercased for K2 and Version loaders create errors on some systems
v4.7.0 (1/21/19) Update release - packaged with extensions library v1.4.13
  • FIXED views modern theme: incorrect position styling for read more link and category positions
  • FIXED obsolete files are not deleted during install
  • FIXED languages files containing _QQ_ are no longer considered valid and prevent use
  • FIXED module clear headers does not get the global variable settings properly
  • MODIFIED views re-organized readmore and category options to match the module
  • MODIFIED views Bootstrap of the Joomla core is not loaded anymore in icons layout (avoid mixing Bootstrap versions if the template is not using Bootstrap 2.3.2)
  • MODIFIED code to use Bootstrap compatibility function
  • MODIFIED extension's custom fields to use Joomla namespaces
  • MODIFIED K2 textarea layout keeps html tags, if any and triggers events
  • MODIFIED config supported custom fields parameter to make it up-to-date with latest additions/removals of Joomla core custom field types
  • REMOVED module redundant code in template
  • REMOVED views btn-group for pagination items
  • ADDED the title can be replaced with a custom field or a K2 extra field
  • ADDED the text can be replaced with a custom field or a K2 extra field
  • ADDED module possibility to add as many information blocs as needed
  • ADDED installer move info blocs to subform on install
  • ADDED installer move free module info blocs to subform on upgrade
  • ADDED views when looking through content, images can be searched through the full article, not only the intro
  • ADDED views missing Bootstrap options for readmore and categories
  • ADDED views lnepsearch layout
  • ADDED option to choose Bootstrap compatiblity version (2,3 or 4)
  • ADDED classes 'unauthorized' and 'cat-unauthorized to the root of the item
v4.6.0 (10/25/18) Update release - packaged with extensions library v1.4.12
  • FIXED blog views if the category parent is missing, there is nothing in the category select box when showing hierarchy
  • FIXED themes view: missing image for list theme
  • FIXED module when count per category, error if no item in the top-most category
  • FIXED test for overrides on install
  • FIXED quickicon crashes the control panel if the library has been altered or deleted
  • FIXED module 'use global' settings don't get the default value
  • MODIFIED information view dashboard
  • MODIFIED test determining if jcomments is available
  • MODIFIED extensions links
  • MODIFIED layouts are placed into folders in order to be visible from the template overrides tab
  • REMOVED json view info file
  • ADDED company logo
  • ADDED old browser fallback for high resolution images when no lazyload
  • ADDED module when animations are used and item width is set in percentages, use the min width instead, if available. Otherwise, raise a warning
  • ADDED 'create thumbnail' option to give the choice not to create thumbnails of the original images
  • ADDED option to enter data URI or an external image as lazy loader other than the default animated GIF
  • ADDED blog views load chosen script option
  • ADDED blog views show errors, load icon font and load icomoon font get possible global setting
  • ADDED Polish translations (thanks to Tomasz)
v4.5.2 (09/24/18) Bug fix and update release
  • FIXED missing image loader (wrong path) for lazy loading
  • FIXED modern theme better IE11 support for flexbox
  • MODIFIED logos
  • MODIFIED link to Transifex
  • ADDED installation: link to change logs
v4.5.1 (09/17/18) Bug fix release
  • FIXED blog views error global image for global items alignment
  • FIXED module tags any least/most wrong descriptions
  • FIXED installer prevents update of other extensions
  • ADDED path to jimport extension library calls
  • ADDED module option to remember or not where the animation left off
v4.5.0 (09/09/18) Update release - packaged with extensions library v1.4.9
  • FIXED custom field of type URL: if the URL is relative, the URI is not recognized as internal if the path is not including the protocol
  • FIXED installer
  • FIXED blog views general stylesheet
  • FIXED blog views calendar font size of reference has no effect
  • FIXED blog views original theme wrong wrap when text is set to no wrap
  • MODIFIED renamed 'include ids' to 'only ids' to avid misleading interpretations
  • MODIFIED 'position' parameter from 'text' moved to 'head' for better understanding
  • MODIFIED styles and CSS overrides moved to 'theming' tab
  • MODIFIED moved create high resolution images to the bottom of the setting form in the head:image tab
  • MODIFIED markup for high resolution images
  • MODIFIED module code when count items 'per category'. If 2 or more categories are selected, it will take X items for those categories, including their children - prior behavior: was taking X items for each category
  • MODIFIED module datasource selection
  • MODIFIED module text introduction moved up front in 'text' section
  • MODIFIED blog views improvements fluidity of items
  • MODIFIED blog views to allow headers, items are no longer listed as li elements
  • MODIFIED blog views full width theme images do not keep original height on resize anymore and now keep their ratio
  • REMOVED script declaration that handles high resolution images
  • REMOVED limitation to K2 category levels
  • REMOVED message about K2 category levels limitations
  • REMOVED blog views script declaration that resizes items
  • REMOVED blog views restriction to the number of leading items when load more
  • ADDED theming tab
  • ADDED installer plugin to allow download id for auto updates (Joomla 3.2.3+)
  • ADDED show/hide text when unauthorized to public users
  • ADDED optional text to show when the text is hidden because unauthorized
  • ADDED support for custom field of 'editor' type (Joomla 3.7+)
  • ADDED layout to support custom field editor type (Joomla 3.7+)
  • ADDED blog views query year and month
  • ADDED blog views leading item min and max widths
  • ADDED blog views 'space between' option to specify the minimum amount of space to add between items horizontally
  • ADDED blog views module (not K2) compatibility with CW Multicategories extension (which adds support for multi-categories in Joomla) when it comes to data selection
  • ADDED blog views possibility to show headers (category, author, year, month or year + month)
  • ADDED blog views option to separate leading items from the others with a line break
  • ADDED blog views layout option to justify the items
  • ADDED config text content global options
  • ADDED lazyload capability for images
  • ADDED when showing custom field of type URL, the URL is replaced by its field label if the field label is set to show in the field's options
  • ADDED field label and field options to the custom field layouts
v4.4.1 (7/4/18) Update Release
  • ADDED languages: Danish, Dutch, Finish, Hungarian, Portuguese and Slovenian
v4.4.0 (5/10/18) Update Release - packaged with extensions library v1.4.6
  • FIXED wrong height for news info in Internet Explorer 11 (flexbox IE bug)
  • MODIFIED CSS overrides/pretext/posttext better editor
  • MODIFIED editable default icon field
  • MODIFIED default icon field supports IcoMoon icons
  • MODIFIED icon preview should reflect the edited icon of the default icon field
  • MODIFIED layout for custom fields of type url (missing htmlspecialchars)
  • ADDED info on the auto clear cached image plugin in the advanced tab
  • ADDED icon head: support for IcoMoon font icons
  • ADDED load IcoMoon font option
  • ADDED blog view load icon font option
  • ADDED blog view modern theme
  • ADDED blog view category index: select box: unselectable categories for categories that need to be disabled
  • ADDED blog view category index: select box: option to show hierarchy
  • ADDED module blog view category order by title
  • ADDED installer: remove obsolete packages from database from versions previous to the component
  • ADDED specific layout for custom fields of type textarea (to keep formatting and add support to plugins)
  • ADDED module Hungarian (incomplete)
v4.3.0 (3/8/18) Update Release - packaged with extensions library v1.4.2
  • FIXED missing dt in dl for HTML 5 validation
  • FIXED load more pagination influences the overall site pagination
  • FIXED blog view error when linking to a URL custom field
  • FIXED blog view title, when linked, does not wrap or is not truncated correctly
  • FIXED blog view force one line on title on leading items and regular items if one of the two is set to yes
  • FIXED lack of fluidity because of details being inline blocs (regression)
  • FIXED blog view original theme: text won't wrap if text above or below image
  • FIXED linked title sometimes contains an empty class
  • FIXED when no background color, social share icons should not have padding
  • MODIFIED clear cache, temp folder, inline scripts, clear header files cache, show errors, remove whitespaces, load icon font can use global settings
  • MODIFIED better mobile detection
  • MODIFIED better RTL support
  • MODIFIED module modern theme is missing top/bottom head positions
  • REMOVED blog view unnecessary Bootstrap classes for search
  • ADDED possibility to inline scripts therefore reducing the number of http requests
  • ADDED config clear cache, temp folder, inline scripts, clear hearder files cache, show errors, remove whitespaces, load icon font
  • ADDED Quickstart link on install
  • ADDED blog view pre-selected category on page load
  • ADDED possibility to add extra attributes to images, for instance to add data-pin-nopin="true" to prevent images to be pinned by Pinterest
  • ADDED module quickstart link to list of links
  • ADDED partial German and Italian translations
v4.2.0 (1/17/18) Update Release
  • FIXED error for readmore label in readmore layout
  • FIXED module CSS selector odrer is different in some browsers for font size which results in items looking different
  • FIXED blog view CSS when no image to show and keep space in original theme
  • FIXED blog view article before/after get the wrong parameters (K2 view: should get k2 item rather than article?)
  • FIXED module script.js is not deleted if going from % to fixed item width and min width is set
  • FIXED module wrong CSS when no default picture and category on picture
  • UPDATED RTL support
  • MODIFIED if read more label is empty (unset), use the title as label
  • ADDED module option related to Community Builder user profile
  • ADDED module option related to contact
  • ADDED module link to : inline item (show the article text under the module)
  • ADDED module 3 extra fields that can be added to the inline article
  • ADDED module original modern theme
v4.1.0 (11/22/17) Update Release - packaged with the extensions library v1.4.0
  • FIXED module improvements when no date
  • FIXED views when switching between standard pagination and infinite loading, the standard pagination does not reset how many items should show on the page
  • FIXED plugin 'related news' no longer works in K2
  • FIXED modal window for additional data sources parameters
  • MODIFIED module if no max count but apply to 'per category' or 'per author', take all items, grouped
  • MODIFIED plugin 'related news' several modules can show at the same position (dependent of the console module order)
  • MODIFIED forum link in the component's information page
  • MODIFIED better image filter selection
  • REMOVED views unused parameter 'when no date'
  • ADDED plugin 'related news' location parameter to allow related articles to show before or after content, or after paragraph
  • ADDED plugin 'related news' fallback to after content if not showing after paragraph X
  • ADDED module parameter 'Any (min)' and 'Any (max)' to give the number of tags that need to match
  • ADDED module parameter 'tag order' by 'matching tags desc' to get the items ordered from most to least matching tags
  • ADDED module exclude all tags case
  • ADDED module when no date option: 'keep in place'
  • ADDED views 'show errors' parameter
  • ADDED information on template overrides
  • ADDED missing languages for frontend to match version of LNEP prior to being a component
v4.0.1 (10/25/17) Bug fix Release
  • FIXED views when using search field, reset all other index values
  • FIXED index layouts: missing reset values
  • FIXED wrong alt attribute on image if title is limited in size or 0 and force on line set to 'no'
  • FIXED jcomments layout error
  • MODIFIED extension custom field for head selection, support for Joomla 3.7+ global options indications 'Use Global (Calendar)'
  • REMOVED unneccesary code tags/categories index layouts
  • REMOVED views redundant gdtest in image and advanced tabs
v4.0.0 (10/3/17) Update Release
  • FIXED module 'maintain height' as no effect on full width overlap theme (be careful, you will need 'maintain height' set to 'yes' to keep previous behavior)
  • FIXED module links a, b, c as details do not show if the module instance is not in a LNEP view
  • FIXED blog view no more items message breaks the script if special characters are included
  • FIXED blog view leading item images should have a name differentiating them from the remaining items
v4.0.0 RC 2 (09/13/17) Release Candidate 2
  • FIXED module K2 author user is not recognized as image
  • FIXED module animation arrows have no effect on the items
  • FIXED view could not find K2 user when selecting K2 author
  • MODIFIED module the wording for image selection intro/full to make it friendlier for K2 users
  • ADDED installer test that layout overrides exist
v4.0.0 RC 1 (09/07/17) Release Candidate 1 - packaged with lib_syw v1.3.10
  • FIXED K2 no rating detail information if no rating
  • FIXED module CSS prefix for animations
  • ADDED social links to connect with Simplify Your Web
  • ADDED module image when no selection of animations
v4.0.0 beta 3 (08/18/17) Beta 3 release
  • FIXED installer: files in the cache are properly removed
  • FIXED internal fields for selection are not properly structured (no need for getInput, use getOptions instead)
  • FIXED items are not aligned when calendar is not showing and there is a shadow on all other calendars
  • FIXED views margin calculation in script not needed since taken of by flexbox
  • FIXED minor CSS issues
  • FIXED if icon is wide, the head has wrong width when using icon as head
  • FIXED module items are considered altered when leading count > 0 but use leading to 'no'
  • FIXED module error when selecting K2 extra field in non-K2 environment
  • FIXED K2 extra field of 'date' type is off by one day
  • FIXED if sywicon is not installed or disabled, it should not be selectable from the list of head types
  • MODIFIED more polished csseffect1 theme (external download)
  • MODIFIED module thumbnail's default directory is thumbnails/lne
  • ADDED custom fields of calendar type and K2 extra fields of date type can be used as heads of type calendar (does not affect selection of ordering of the items)
  • ADDED views 'leading only' parameter to allow information details to show for leading items only
  • ADDED views high resolution images
  • ADDED views print stylesheet
  • ADDED config new custom field types are supported for detailed info. Select the types to add, if any - K2 does not work the same when it comes to adding types, so no option for K2 - A layout will be needed to handle the new custom type (otherwise, no output)
v4.0.0 beta 2 (08/08/17) Beta 2 release
  • FIXED views no over on icon unless there is hover on image as well
  • FIXED views module K2 items error if K2 extra fields are selected and there is no data in those fields
  • MODIFIED module detail blocks are no longer p tags but dl/dd tags
  • ADDED views module overridable layouts for all detailed information
  • ADDED views Turkish and Spanish
v4.0.0 beta 1 (07/20/17) Beta 1 release - packaged with lib_syw v1.3.9
  • FIXED module wrong alignment and styling of category link in some cases (over the picture)
  • FIXED module full width overlap theme underlying CSS (text overflow…)
  • REMOVED module date selection (now in detail selection)
  • REMOVED module author type (now in head selection)
  • REMOVED module append link option, now found in 'link on'
  • REMOVED module calendar styles (now under /media folder)
  • REMOVED module deprecated options for share icons
  • REMOVED module body tab
  • MODIFIED module simplified underlying styling (removed inline CSS)
  • MODIFIED module the thumbnail/lnee folder is replaced with thumbnails/lnep in the media folder
  • MODIFIED module moved body tab parameters into layout tab
  • MODIFIED module calendar nodate is now nocalendar class
  • ADDED module show/hide category tooltip and read all tooltip
  • ADDED module use leading items parameter
  • ADDED module detail selection - formatted dates (with ago…) are part of the selection
  • ADDED module head selection - author types are part of the selection
  • ADDED views blog and k2 blog
  • ADDED views English, French and Russian
  • ADDED flip and pill calendar styles are now part of the extension
v3.1.2 (08/28/17) Bug fix release
  • FIXED 'Head:icon' + 'load icon font' + 'force item id' missing translations
  • FIXED if sywicon is not installed or disabled, it should not be selectable from the list of head types
  • FIXED files in the /cache folder are not properly removed on install
v3.1.1 (08/11/17) Bug fix release
  • FIXED wrong type for the custom field that provides the 'head' selection
  • FIXED K2 items error if K2 extra fields are selected and there is no data in those fields
  • FIXED if icon is wide, the head has wrong width when using icon as head
  • FIXED K2 extra field of 'date' type is off by one day
  • FIXED error when selecting K2 extra field in non-K2 environment
v3.1.0 (06/30/17) Update release - packaged with lib_syw v1.3.8
  • FIXED li id="latestnews-item-[id]" class="latestnews-item" replaced with li class="latestnews-item id-[id]" in case several modules are on the same page and some items show in several instances (necessary for proper page validation)
  • FIXED clearThumbnails call to blog only if it exists
  • FIXED information details of type 'linked category' must take into account if the category is authorized or not
  • FIXED Joomla 3.7+ custom fields of type 'calendar' are not formatted
  • FIXED field access is always public in detailed information
  • FIXED 'use tag classes' should not show if K2 is selected
  • FIXED wrong hint for 'keep tags' since Joomla 3.7
  • FIXED when showing 'selected tags' as detail type, children are missing
  • FIXED custom field of type 'url' should show label if present instead of url in item details
  • MODIFIED content.prepare in helpers
  • ADDED use any K2 extra field of type 'image' as head
  • ADDED Joomla 3.7+ use any custom field of type 'media' as head
  • ADDED use any K2 extra field of type 'link' as link to item
  • ADDED Joomla 3.7+ use any custom field of type 'url' as link to item (only http and https schemes)
  • ADDED force itemID (advanced parameter)
  • ADDED option to load the icon font (to make it easy to avoid the loading of the font when no icons are used)
  • ADDED Joomla 3.7+ use any custom field of type 'syw_icon' as head (allowing the use of icons to create 'feature'-like modules)
  • ADDED link_append class for the link appended to the text for easier skinning
v3.0.5 (04/10/17) Bug fix release
  • FIXED removed context when setting and getting custom field values (to reflect changes in beta 4)
  • FIXED column name change custom field table (to reflect changes in RC1)
v3.0.4 (03/29/17) Bug fix release
  • FIXED custom fields as lists need to use the value text, not the value itself
  • FIXED custom field order by group
  • FIXED missing call to addLogger
  • MODIFIED code for pre/post plugin triggering
  • MODIFIED show K2 extra fields and Joomla! 3.7 custom fields in the field selection
v3.0.3 (02/14/17) Bug fix release - packaged with lib_syw v1.3.7
  • FIXED category class parameter does not have any effect on categories that are not linked
  • FIXED when categories are hidden in the layout tab, hide the parameters (Joomla 3.2+)
  • FIXED downgraded items for style full overlap when removing the image
  • FIXED fullwidth layout style calendar width is not correct when adding shadow and/or borders
  • FIXED code to reflect changes made to custom fields Joomla 3.7
  • FIXED if missing external library, quickicon plugin crashes the control panel
  • MODIFIED animation, calendar and style selection
  • MODIFIED images of styles
  • MODIFIED downgraded items 'remove head' is now set to 'no' by default
  • MODIFIED quickicon not enabled on install (no longer relevant since updates are notified in the Joomla console)
  • ADDED warnings in styles when mandatory parameters are missing
  • ADDED description to styles that require it
v3.0.2 (01/18/17) Bug fix release
  • REMOVED content type restriction on tag selection
  • FIXED when excluding tags, wrong output in some cases
  • FIXED when looking for all articles with associated tags, if none of the articles have been associated, the module should not return any item
v3.0.1 (01/09/17) Minor release
  • FIXED errors in the Italian translations that affect the console's output
v3.0.0 (01/06/17) Update release - lib_syw v1.3.6 included
  • FIXED Installer: removal of wrong cached files
  • FIXED wrong ordering of item when using 'touched asc'
  • FIXED strpos empty needle warning
  • FIXED 'always show' read more link should show when set to 'no' and there is full text content, even if the intro text has not been cut
  • MODIFIED image default should show when thumbnail creation failed for image found in article
  • MODIFIED order of fields in 'selection' tab
  • MODIFIED filter by relative dates is now included into the database query
  • MODIFIED relative dates wording for easier understanding of these settings
  • MODIFIED show author as name, username… as part of the author filtering, removed from the information tab
  • REMOVED Author field (all/by me/not by me) - check documentation for backward compatibility on install
  • ADDED K2 extra fields are fetched from database
  • ADDED support for some K2 extra fields (of types: textfield, (limited) textarea, select, multipleSelect, radio, (no popup) link, date)
  • ADDED support for Joomla 3.7 fields (of types: calendar, checkbox, email, integer, list, radio, tel, text, textarea, url)
  • ADDED installer: version number of the library installed
  • ADDED meta description -> intro text (and vice versa) as text selection
  • ADDED possibility to select all but excluded categories
  • ADDED possibility to choose the category level depth - limitation K2: level can only be 1 or all
  • ADDED start and end date
  • ADDED new author parameter field
  • ADDED author order
  • ADDED exclude by author
  • ADDED way to specify a max count per category and per author
  • ADDED article child tags inclusion (this notion does not exist in K2)
  • ADDED exclude by tag (irrelevant when used as related)
v2.5.0 (11/02/16) Update release
  • FIXED rating when no rating exists
  • FIXED initial refresh in Safari is not initiated, resulting in partially showing elements until refresh or resizing of the page (when using animations)
  • MODIFIED installer : added automatic install of external library and removal of outdated update sites
  • MODIFIED sepia filter values
  • MODIFIED temporary path to /images as default
  • MODIFIED load of Google font stylesheet only if not already loaded within the context of SYW extensions
  • MODIFIED installer : quickicon plugin enabled on install only so that if disabled intentionally, it is not re-enabled again
  • MODIFIED default icon for rating system
  • MODIFIED more precise rating (one decimal)
  • MODIFIED limited Joomla tag selection to article tags
  • MODIFIED separated prepend labeling/data to allow higher flexibility in skinning of detailed information
  • MODIFIED the way links a, b and c are shown together
  • MODIFIED moved information block specifics into their own tab 'Information'
  • MODIFIED calendar output underlying code - WARNING modify your overrides to match the latest changes
  • MODIFIED when thumbnails are cached in the cache folder, the folder is mod_latestnewsenhancedpro. mod_latestnewsenhancedextended can be safely removed (clear cache in the console)
  • UPDATED stylesheets on-the-fly creation and caching (file access permissions are not required anymore)
  • ADDED lib_syw v1.3.5 as package
  • ADDED access parameter to info to allow the showing of information depending on the user access rights
  • ADDED ordering of social icons - WARNING: backward compatible until the next major update
  • ADDED skin social icons with color and radius and additional classes
  • ADDED 'no comments' when no jcomments or k2 comments count
  • ADDED choice to show vote/rating as text or with a star system
  • ADDED stars color parameter
  • ADDED possibility to choose information block font and font size - WARNING download and reinstall external overall styles
  • ADDED possibility to remove url protocols for urls a, b and c
  • ADDED possibility to show a label and icon before all links
  • ADDED plugin 'related news in article' that allows the inclusion of tag/keyword-related items after the xth paragraph of an article or k2 item
  • ADDED possibility to show tags as distinct items
  • ADDED prepend label and icon before distinct tags
  • ADDED the Joomla tags can take the associated classes set in the tag component when distinct
  • ADDED CSS classes can be set for tags when distinct
  • ADDED tag separator can be overridden through language overrides MOD_LATESTNEWSENHANCEDEXTENDED_TAGSSEPARATOR
  • ADDED possibility to order tags by name (or by console order for Joomla tags)
  • ADDED possibility to hide tags that one do not want to show
  • ADDED tag ids to be able to distinguish tags from each other when distinct
  • ADDED support for targets for links a b and c (all but modal options)
  • ADDED Italian translations (thanks to Alessandro Partenza from OpenTranslators)
v2.4.2 (09/15/16) Update release
  • ADDED receive update notification through the Joomla install update
  • ADDED option to remove tooltip from link
  • ADDED module pre and post text fields
  • ADDED trigger events in pre and post text fields
v2.4.1 (08/08/16) Update release
  • FIXED readmore style cannot be changed, defaults to Bootstrap WARNING make sure your output reflects your requirements (you may have to set the link style)
  • FIXED K2 item and category links do not use aliases
  • FIXED read all label 'breaks' if link is external and there is no label
  • FIXED tag filtering when tag match is 'all' to be handled by database query
  • FIXED pagination specific size is not a decimal number
  • MODIFIED read all external URL is of type 'url' instead of 'text'
  • MODIFIED when author alias is missing, use the user name (reduced database calls)
  • MODIFIED helper link tag to allow removal of tooltips on overrides
  • ADDED installer: warning when template overrides exist (reminder overrides may need to be updated)
  • ADDED hasTooltip class whenever a title is needed
  • ADDED class fields for readmore buttons
  • ADDED substitute stylesheet can replace the stylesheets created by the module. If the file substitute_styles.css is found in the module's /styles folder, it will be used instead of the default stylesheets. It is possible to use a minified version substitute_styles-min.css, which has precedence. Updates won't remove those files -> This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. never replied
  • ADDED common user stylesheet. If the file common_user_styles.css is found in the module's /styles folder, it will be loaded alongside the other stylesheets. It is possible to use a minified version common_user_styles-min.css, which has precedence. Updates won't remove those files
  • ADDED link fallback: if linking to url a, b or c and url is missing, possibility to link to item instead
  • ADDED Turkish translations (thanks to Kaya Zeren)
v2.4.0 (06/03/16) Update and data retrieval optimization release (mostly noticeable when using tags)
  • FIXED if 'related by keywords' and there are keys filtering items in the selection, show only items that have keys in common
  • FIXED if 'related by tags' and there are tags filtering items in the selection, show only items that have tags in common
  • FIXED related by tags should pre-filter tags of item on the page before going into the database query (for better performance)
  • FIXED tags need to be filtered in the database query
  • FIXED added btn-default for Bootstrap 3 when skinning links as buttons and using default
  • FIXED 'btn-block' class doubled in source when using full width buttons
  • MODIFIED article count within the <a> tag when linking (needed for additional skinning)
  • MODIFIED classes position for read more link
  • MODIFIED overall clean up of the selection of items (database query and filtering) to make it more efficient
  • MODIFIED language files (re-ordering of keys and cleanup)
  • ADDED possible skinning of category as button (with Bootstrap) when category is linked
  • ADDED if category in position last, one category only and consolidated, category is positioned after all items (description available)
  • ADDED read all parameter settings to show a more general 'read all' link/button that will link to a specific menu item or external URL
  • ADDED any/all tags to match all or any of the listed/related tags
  • ADDED Finnish translation. Thanks to Pentti Mäenranta
  • ADDED Russian translation. Thanks to Gregory Ignatovich
v2.3.0 (05/03/16) Update release
  • FIXED links a, b c do not get the global parameters if url targets are not set
  • FIXED do not show share links if link is missing
  • FIXED share links: base path is sometimes doubled
  • FIXED item gets wrong active CSS class in some cases (for instance when aliases are almost identical)
  • FIXED when image item is missing and no default image, the item takes the preceding image
  • FIXED wrong order in K2 categories when using multi-levels
  • FIXED K2 items should show when K2 categories are set to auto
  • FIXED articles should show on article page by default when categories are set to auto
  • REMOVED alert in common CSS file, reducing its size
  • ADDED id #latestnews-item-[item id] to differentiate every element
  • ADDED translation warning on install when language missing for the module
  • ADDED related by tag (with article or K2 item views)
  • ADDED related by tag (with any content that uses Joomla tags)
  • ADDED icon selection for detailed information
  • ADDED class name to social icons for easier styling
  • ADDED display category description and article count when using one consolidated category
  • ADDED display category article count when using multiple consolidated categories
  • ADDED categories can be consolidated even when more than 1 involved (requires categories are ordered)
  • ADDED category position first / over picture / before title / last (default)
  • ADDED 'Show on Item Page' parameter to remove the module from the item page when one want to see the module only under a blog view for instance
  • ADDED 'Show Unauthorized Items' registered content will show for public view but log in will be necessary to access the full content
  • ADDED 'Unauthorized Link Label'
  • ADDED 'Unauthorized Category Link Label'
  • ADDED 'Exclude Current Item' when on its page
  • ADDED 'Show on Mobile" advanced parameter
  • ADDED K2 comments count
  • ADDED linked Jcomments

NEW BEHAVIOR When using the 'related by keyword' feature or categories are set to 'auto', set 'exclude item' to 'yes' to exclude the current item from the list.

v2.2.2 (03/29/16) Bug fix release and performance improvements
  • FIXED missing parameters in onLatestNewsEnhancedGetDetailData
  • FIXED animation does not resize properly on horizontal configuration when moving all visible items at once
  • MODIFIED reduce the number of blank lines in the output (module templates)
  • ADDED classes to links a, b and c in detailed information to be able to distinguish them from each other
  • ADDED experimental advanced feature 'remove whitespaces' to compact the html output
  • ADDED instant release of resources as soon as thumbnail creation is done
v2.2.1 (03/16/16) Bug fix release and speed improvements
  • FIXED K2: content events triggered regardless of module option
  • FIXED K2: make sure user image exists when selecting K2 user image as author picture
  • FIXED default picture cannot be external
  • FIXED when looking for images in content, articles are scanned even when thumbnails have been previously created
  • FIXED center image vertically only when maintain height and no image cropping
  • FIXED take into account file paths with images generated from external path and file paths with additional request parameters
  • MODIFIED thumbnail image paths without base
  • MODIFIED when reset pictures, all thumbnails of the module instance are deleted, not just the shown items
  • ADDED on update, remove cached styles and scripts for all instances to avoid unexpected side effects due to fixes, updates and new features
v2.2.0 (03/07/16) Major update release - requires SYW extension library v1.3.0

This version is a mandatory update when upgrading systems to Joomla! v3.5.

  • FIXED bug passing pagination parameters (resulting in some Bootstrap styling lost) - simplified code
  • FIXED Previous and next labels are cut off if empty space in the label
  • FIXED icons as links should get the template's color for linked items
  • FIXED helper: wrong test to identify K2 (should use datasource and not layout name, since layout name can be overriden)
  • FIXED dates are formatted through JHTML::_('date') for the whole calendar representation, not only the time
  • FIXED calendar items are not really centered when using letter-spacing CSS property
  • FIXED first slide of animation gets wrong height
  • FIXED animations briefly show unstyled content when loading
  • FIXED missing labels when arrows are replaced with Prev/Next on either side of the module
  • FIXED carousel wrapper naming may collide with other extensions using the same jQuery plugin
  • FIXED when icons in detailed information, text does not break (icons use now display:inline-block)
  • MODIFIED helper: more tests over validity of some variables
  • MODIFIED module name from 'extended' to 'pro'
  • MODIFIED some underline structure to allow for plugin integration
  • MODIFIED some translations
  • MODIFIED Quickicon loads compare version from external library
  • MODIFIED minimized common stylesheet to all instances
  • REMOVED shrink effects from stylesheets
  • ADDED hover effect picker
  • ADDED helper: is_link_external variable for social links
  • ADDED plugin to use a RSS feed as datasource
  • ADDED option to cache pictures in cache folder (useful for RSS plugin, in order to regularly clear the pictures)
  • ADDED class 'featured' on item to allow styling if an item is featured
  • ADDED 'high resolution' parameter to support devices with higher pixel ratios (such as retina displays)
  • ADDED detail information option: read more
v2.1.2 (02/15/16) Update release - requires SYW extension library v1.2.6
  • FIXED k2 read more 'title' attribute cutoff when title is cropped
  • MODIFIED installer: move files to com_media images path (which is not necessarily 'images')
  • REMOVED version number from language files
  • REMOVED $_GET calls in pagination
  • UPDATED google icon with googleplus icon
  • ADDED Portugese translations (Brazil locale) (thanks to Carlos Souza)
  • ADDED author, version and translators custom fields
  • ADDED sepia image filter
v2.1.1 (01/15/16) Update release - requires SYW extension library v1.2.5
  • FIXED event triggers in the intro text should be off by default - Set to 'yes' if you rely on the event plugins to be called
  • FIXED quickicon plugin version comparison function
  • MODIFIED stylesheets and scripts with Jinput
  • MODIFIED tmp cache folder is created from external library
  • MODIFIED regular expression to find images in text (ungreedy modifier)
  • MODIFIED media files are copied to the configured media 'images' path on install
  • ADDED quickicon plugin 'unknown' state
  • ADDED update website for free module is disabled after update
  • ADDED 'Always show' parameter to specify if the read more link is always shown or only if the text has been cropped
  • ADDED support and bug report links
  • ADDED class 'mobile' at root layer of module to specify when seen on mobile device according to Joomla browser function isMobile()
  • ADDED 'Trigger events' parameters to turn 'on' or 'off' the event calls from the intro text. When 'off', the plugins syntax is removed
v2.1.0 (10/29/15) Update release
  • FIXED wrong max-width/max-height when using the original size layout
  • FIXED block information: when no separator and no icon, text needs a delimiter
  • FIXED block information: when no data remove <p class="newsextra"></p>
  • MODIFIED MOD_LATESTNEWSENHANCEDEXTENDED_APPEND_HITS into MOD_LATESTNEWSENHANCEDEXTENDED_HITS
  • MODIFIED the temporary folder creation uses the external library syw_lib
  • MODIFIED strip tags code is called from the external library syw_lib
  • MODIFIED /images subdirectory for created thumbnails. Uses /thumbnails/lnee instead of tmp_syw/lnee (safely delete tmp_syw/lnee)
  • MODIFIED 'related' parameter moved to 'selection' tab
  • MODIFIED 'image from article' replaced with 'image from content'
  • MODIFIED clear picture cache set to 'yes' by default
  • MODIFIED block information: <span class="SYWicon-..."></span> replaced with <i class="SYWicon-..."></i>
  • REMOVED unused custom field backgroundselect.php
  • REMOVED pdf documentation
  • ADDED block information: extra classes for easier skinning with CSS
  • ADDED block information: 2 extra fields (now 9 total)
  • ADDED installer: transform LNE v2+ instances into LNEE instances when upgrading + delete LNE
  • ADDED datasource selection (K2 items or Joomla articles) - If using K2, select K2 and save
  • ADDED if empty list, possibility to add a message
  • ADDED quickicon plugin for easy maintenance (to stay up-to-date)
  • ADDED package to install module and quickicon plugin
  • ADDED online documentation
v2.0.2 (06/19/15) Bug fix release
  • FIXED wrong output when showing multiple tags in detailed info
  • FIXED encoding of text in social urls
  • FIXED li to have line-height: inherit (to override Bootstrap)
  • FIXED when no head, text centered
  • FIXED read more label is the title of the article if the title is truncated
  • FIXED hover effect on image only if linked
  • FIXED featured ordering
  • FIXED some interface un-intuitive labelling
  • FIXED K2 layout bug when no image but shadows are selected
  • MODIFIED leading count behavior. No value means all news items use the full configuration (verify your configuration after update)
  • MODIFIED error messages use the Joomla messaging scheme
  • MODIFIED MOD_LATESTNEWSENHANCEDEXTENDED_APPEND_HITS="%s hits" (verify your configuration after update)
  • MODIFIED module options tabs and tabs content
  • MODIFIED truncating of title with JHtmlString::truncate instead of mb_substr()
  • MODIFIED truncating of intro text with JHtmlString::truncateComplex to allow letter count max WITHOUT stripping the HTML tags
  • MODIFIED more logical behavior of stripped tags in introtext ('strip tags' = 'yes' will remove html tags unless 'keep tags' has some values AND tags can be kept in truncated intro) (verify your configuration after update)
  • MODIFIED module does not install if the version of the SYW library is incorrect or missing
  • MODIFIED moved 'related articles' parameter into the module tab
  • MODIFIED way to get author images (reduced the number of database queries)
  • REMOVED cropText helper function. Uses getText instead
  • REMOVED mb_substr() to take away the dependency on the mbstring PHP extension
  • ADDED missing German translations
  • ADDED use of lib_syw cache (requires the latest version of lib_syw)
  • ADDED 'search fulltext' parameter in order to choose if the images need to be searched in the introtext and/or the remaining of the article (turn off for better performance and less memory consumption - no fulltext in database query and less regex work to find images)
  • ADDED K2 avatar as author selection when using the K2 layout
  • ADDED jcomments count as information item (needs K2 plugin for jcomments installed and enabled when using the K2 layout)
v2.0.1 (03/22/15) Bug fix release
  • FIXED commented code is not correctly eliminated during minimisation of the CSS for style 'overlap', preventing user overrides
  • FIXED cached files are not removed if not needed any more
  • MODIFIED renaming of some sections in the module and in the documentation
v2.0.0 (03/09/15) Major overhaul of the module. Smaller footprint, speed improvements, better interface, tons of new features.
  • FIXED when 'full width' style image is bigger than its container (on responsive sites), it is not centered and it removes right border
  • FIXED issues with resizing of the 'full width: overlap' style
  • FIXED stylesheets to ensure responsiveness
  • FIXED force one line does not work if title is not linked
  • MODIFIED link 'nofollow' is off by default
  • MODIFIED pagination positions separated in two fields: position and alignment
  • MODIFIED default picture goes through the image processing like all other images
  • MODIFIED merged original and original CSS3 calendars together
  • MODIFIED merged original and bleed styles together (use 'wrap' option to wrap the text around the image or the calendar)
  • MODIFIED justpagination is not a selectable animation anymore. Loaded when pagination needed and animation set to 'none'
  • MODIFIED diff of 2 dates (uses PHP 5.3 diff). 'Ago' options now include months and years
  • MODIFIED calendar background images are now selectable from images/lnee/calendars
  • MODIFIED default image selection moved to the 'head:image' tab
  • MODIFIED calendar stylesheets to make calendar skinning more flexible
  • MODIFIED styles and animations lookups
  • MODIFIED minor styles and animation tweaks
  • MODIFIED stylesheet naming (warning: if updating from previous version, CSS overrides needs to be rewritten)
  • MODIFIED separation of styles (common ones and the ones tied up to the module's parameters) to minimize the amount of styles loaded and remove duplicates (when several instances of the module are on a same page) - improves page loading performance
  • MODIFIED when an article is loaded on the page, the corresponding item is now opaque (no active background color)
  • REMOVED IE7 support
  • REMOVED old animations relying on outdated jQuery ('simple fade', 'simple slide', all configurations of 'slide')
  • REMOVED library scripts for animations. Uses the SYW extension library common scripts instead
  • REMOVED 'Original Image Size' style. Available as a separate download. If updating from v1.5, please download the updated style for v2
  • ADDED verbose parameters
  • ADDED previously downloadable animations (cover/fade/scroll) are now part of the module (thanks to new licensing)
  • ADDED wrap parameter to wrap the text around the image or the calendar
  • ADDED calendar border width and color
  • ADDED read more link bootstrap-skinnable (style/size)
  • ADDED read more link alignement parameter
  • ADDED option to open the article in modal window (use with caution)
  • ADDED option to choose popup windows dimensions
  • ADDED new section to degrade item styles after a certain number of items (remove image/calendar/text/detailed info)
  • ADDED image shadow and shadow types (V-shape limited to original and fullwidth styles) - IE8 does not support shadows
  • ADDED share icons in detailed information
  • ADDED hover effect on images (when title is clickable) in selected styles
  • ADDED 'around' pagination position (to allow arrows left/right and top/bottom
  • ADDED 'min item width' to limit the news item to be smaller than a certain width
  • ADDED pagination bootstrap-skinnable
  • ADDED 'follow/nofollow' of the links
  • WARNING: 'flip' and 'notebook' calendar styles have not yet been updated to v2
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