Latest News Enhanced Pro

This extension is outdated. Download the full-blown component for additional options, unless you are looking for a version compatible with Joomla 2.5.

Latest News Enhanced Pro

Latest News Enhanced Pro (previously known as Latest News Enhanced Extended) is an all-in-one news/articles module presenting the latest, featured, popular, future (even pending), related or random article snippets in a consistent professional fashion. It has tons of features and is extremely flexible. It is highly configurable and expandable but remains easy to use.


Please make sure you read the following explanations before accessing the download links you can find at the bottom of this page.

Joomla 3.1+ Joomla 3.7 ready

Version 3.1


EnglishFinnishFrenchGermanItalianPortuguese (Brazil)RussianSlovenianSpanishTurkish


  • Custom/extra fields support

  • Multiple layout configurations

  • Responsive and touch-ready animations

  • High pixel ratio screen support

  • Auto thumbnail creation

  • Expandable data sources

  • filter items (standard Joomla articles or K2 items built-in) multiple ways: by categories, by tags, by author and/or by date range (past or future),
  • skip undesired items,
  • preview unauthorized items (login for full content access),
  • show related items (through keywords or tags matching),
  • order items multiple ways (by date, popularity, title, console order, randomly, by category, by author),
  • Hot plug in additional data sources (available: news feeds),
  • layout items with article's images, media custom field, SYW Icon custom field, K2 image extra field, author's picture, calendar representation, title, text introduction and detailed information,
  • link items, url custom field or K2 link extra field, add 'read more' buttons (Bootstrap compatible),
  • alter items and minimize their layout after X leading items have been shown in full layout configuration,
  • limit how wide an item can be,
  • style items with responsive-ready layout designs,
  • create thumbnails on-the-fly from original images, cropped and/or resized to fit,
  • Hot create high-resolution thumbnails for devices with high pixel ratio (like retina screens),
  • set image compression to balance image quality and page load,
  • style and format calendars representations multiple ways,
  • style images with hover effects, shadows and borders,
  • show some or all title and text introduction (html or plain),
  • show items to targeted user groups with highly detailed information (author, hits, ratings, categories, date, keywords, tags, links, social media sharing, comments count, K2 extra fields, Joomla 3.7 custom fields...),
  • add pagination and/or pre-configured touch-ready animations,
  • fine-tune the overall style with manual CSS additions and/or overrides,
  • cache thumbnails, on-the-fly stylesheets and scripts for faster loading,
  • Hot add module instances inside articles, after a set number of paragraphs,
  • ...

Additional features

  • Joomla! content plugins support,
  • 100% CSS-based layouts,
  • SEO-ready code,
  • friendly SEF URLs,
  • support for IE8+.


Please check the online documentation.

Example 1

Calendar example

Example 2

News feed example


Check the demo site for some live examples.

How does the pro version compare to the free version?

Check the comparison chart.

Try free

Try Latest News Enhanced for free and get an idea of what Latest News Enhanced Pro can do for you!

Joomla! Extensions Directory

If you have found this module useful to you, please post a review       at the Joomla! Extensions Directory.

Additional Downloads

Buy this extension through PayPal

12 months
unlimited downloads
1 production install
unlimited test installs
forum & email support
30% renewal discount
12 months
unlimited downloads
unlimited production installs
unlimited test installs
forum & email support
30% renewal discount
$294.50 $99
12 months
all extensions, unlimited
unlimited production installs
unlimited test installs
forum & email free & pro
30% renewal discount


You must be logged in, have a current and valid license to be able to download this extension.

Latest News Enhanced Pro is now a full blown component. Complement your module instances with blog views.

The following version is only supported up to Joomla! v3.4.
For support under Joomla! v3.5 and over, please download the latest version of Latest News Enhanced Pro.
Check the documentation for information on how to migrate your outdated version. That migration has to be tested before going 'live'.
COMMERCIAL 2.5 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4

SYW Extension LibraryThis version requires the Simplify Your Web library as a separate download.
Download only once for all Simplify Your Web extensions and templates.

Powered by Phoca Download

Are you enjoying our extensions?
Did you like our support?
Do you want to show your appreciation?

Leave a review at the JED

 You can only download and purchase extensions on this site or thru the Joomla administrator console.

If you downloaded or purchased Simplify Your Web extensions from another site (or received commercial software for free against a subscription), you are subject to malware infection, are not supporting the work of the developers and are not entitled to any assistance.
3 months personal help
support future developments
30% renewal discount
Sign up now!
$294.50 $99
permanent discount!
12 months support free & pro
12 months updates
access all extensions
unlimited sites
30% renewal discount
Buy now