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Latest update: 2020-06-10
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Latest News Enhanced

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Latest News Enhanced is an enhanced version of the latest news module included in Joomla.

Published in the Joomla Extensions Directory (JED)

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Latest News Enhanced is an enhanced version of the latest news module included in Joomla.

Published in the Joomla Extensions Directory (JED)

100
29 reviews
100functionality
100ease of use
100documentation
100support
Last reviewed Feb 13, 2020. Add your own review!
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  • Dutch
  • English
  • Finnish
  • French
  • German
  • Hungarian
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  • Polish
  • Portuguese (Brazil)
  • Russian
  • Slovenian
  • Spanish
  • Turkish

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Downloads

Additional downloads

Clear the image cache automatically every time articles are edited.

Features

  • multiple ways to select news articles (standard Joomla! or K2): by categories, tags, authors, date
  • exclude/include specific items,
  • show related items (through keywords or tags matching),
  • configure items with images from the article or calendar,
  • link to articles from the title and/or 'read more' links (in full page or popup),
  • style items from a responsive-ready design,
  • use a minimum width to limit how small an item can be when resized,
  • crop and resize the pictures to fit the configuration (thumbnails can be stored in /images),
  • style images with hover effects,
  • limit the into text to be shown,
  • add detailed information (author, hits, ratings, categories, date, time, keywords),
  • format dates and times,
  • add pagination,
  • style buttons and pagination with Bootstrap,
  • enjoy a clean, easy to understand user interface,
  • cache the created on-the-fly stylesheets and scripts for faster loading...

Going pro with Latest News Enhanced Pro

Upgrade to the extended version 'Latest News Enhanced Pro' for more styles, calendars, support for social media, animations, blog views, lazy loading of images and so much more!

Upgrading to the commercial version will keep all of your module instances settings intact and will unlock the remaining functionality of the module.


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Free vs Pro

Features FreeGo free ProGo pro
  better for showing items in a simple way tons of options to apply animations, complex layouts, additional data and menu item views
choose between Joomla articles or K2 items X X
add data sources other than articles or K2 items (like newsfeeds) No Yes
show related items only X X
related to contact
related to Community Builder user profile
preview unauthorized items No Yes
show X items starting at position Y X X
filter items by category, tags, keywords, authors, dates X X
order by article date, article title, article popularity, category, author or randomly X X
Hot Replace title and/or text with custom field data (Joomla 3.7+) No Yes
layout styles Original (default)
Original (Modern)
Original (default)
Original (Modern)
Full Width
Overlap
+ additional downloads
altered layouts No Yes
show elements image from content,
calendar
image from content,
calendar,
image from intro, full or K2 image,
author, K2 avatar,
Hot Joomla 3.7 custom fields of type media or calendar,
Hot K2 extra field of type image or date,
Hot in-house custom field of type SYW Icon,
Hot third-party custom fields of type video
limit the image search to the intro text No Yes
link to item
item in modal window
item,
item in modal window,
inline items,
item links A, B or C,
Hot Joomla 3.7 custom field of type url,
Hot K2 extra field of type link
show categories first, last and before title positions first, last, before title and over picture positions
create high definition images for devices with high pixel ratio (like retina screens) No Yes
Hot lazy load images No Yes
use calendar style Original (default) Original (default)
Simple Sided
Complex Sided
Rainbow
+ additional downloads
limit or show whole text with or without html formatting X X
show item information

5 possible fields among
hits
rating
author
date
time
category
keywords
read more
9 possible fields (unlimited in Joomla 3.8+ !) among 
hits
rating
author
date
time
category
keywords
tags
selected tags
links A, B and/or C
read more
social media share
JComments, K2 comments count
Hot + K2 extra fields
Hot + Joomla 3.7 custom fields
+ fields available through additional plugins
information icons Default icons only Icon picker
override information layouts No v4+ Yes
restrict access to information No Yes
social media shares No Facebook
LinkedIn
v4.11+ Mix
v4.11+ Pinterest
v4.11+ Telegram
Twitter
v4.11+ WhatsApp
Hot v4.11+ Add your own
pagination X X
+ pagination at module title level
animations No Yes
Scroll
Cover
Fade
+ additional downloads
pictures and header caching X X
Hot plugin Related News in Article No Yes
Hot Extend the module through plugins No Yes
Add your own information types and data sources (like Newsfeeds)
Hot Create blog views (menu item instances) with infinite-like scrolling No v4+ Yes
Search and category, tag, author index in blog views No Yes
Bootstrap compatible Bootstrap compatibility 2, 3 and 4 2, 3 and 4
updates X X
report issues X X
forum support read-only
no post
unless you own a valid basic membership
read/post
email support No
unless you own a valid basic membership
Yes
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