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The Module Type name for this Module is "mod_related_items". It is not related to any other component.
 
The Module Type name for this Module is "mod_related_items". It is not related to any other component.
  
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*'''Show Date.''' Whether to Hide or Show the Article's creation date.
 
*'''Show Date.''' Whether to Hide or Show the Article's creation date.
 
{{colheader|Module Class Suffix}}
 
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Revision as of 14:22, 26 January 2011

Related Articles

This Module shows a list of Articles that are related to the current Article being viewed by the user (for example, a Article Layout or a Blog or List layout where the user has clicked on an Article link). Articles are considered to be related to each other if they share at least one Keyword in the Article's Metadata Information. Article Keywords are entered in the Metadata Information section of the Article Manager - New/Edit screen.

An example is shown below:

Related items example.png

The Module Type name for this Module is "mod_related_items". It is not related to any other component.

Basic Options

  • Show Date. Whether to Hide or Show the Article's creation date.
  • Module Class Suffix. A suffix applied to the CSS class of the Module. This allows you to create customized CSS styles that will apply just to this module. You would then modify the "template.css" file of your template to apply styling to this new class.
    • Enter this parameter with a leading space to create a new CSS class for this module. Enter the parameter without a leading space to change the CSS class name for this module.
    • See the tutorial Using Class Suffixes in Joomla! 1.5/1.6 for more information.

Advanced Options

  • Caching. Use Global/No Caching. Whether or not to cache the content of this Module. A setting of "Use Global" will use the Cache Settings from the Global Configuration screen.
  • Cache Time. The length of time, in minutes, before the Module is re-cached.