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Help39:Extensions Module Manager Admin Feed

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Description

This Module allows you to show a news feed from an external web site.

How to Access

To add a new Feed Display module or edit an existing Feed Display module, navigate to the Module Manager:

  • Select Extensions  Modules

Select in the drop down-menu Administrator and click the New button and click on the Feed Display in the modal popup window.

To Edit an existing Feed Display module, in the Module Manager click on the Feed Display Module's Title or click the Feed Display module's check box and then click the Edit button in the Toolbar.

Screenshot

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Details

  • Title. The title of the module. This is also the title displayed in the front end for the module depending on the Show Title Form Field

Module

  • Feed URL. Enter the URL of the RSS/RDF/ATOM feed.
  • RTL Feed. (Yes/No). Display feed in RTL direction.
  • Feed Title. (Yes/No). Display news feed title.
  • Feed Date. (Yes/No). Show the publication date of the feed.
  • Feed Description. (Yes/No). Show the description text for the whole Feed.
  • Feed Image. (Yes/No). Show the image associated with the whole feed.
  • Items. Enter number of RSS items to display.
  • Item Description. (Yes/No). Show the Description or intro text of individual RSS items.
  • Publication Date. (Yes/No). Show the publication date of individual RSS Items.
  • Word Count. Allows you to limit the amount of visible Item description text. 0 will show all the text.

Common Details

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  • Show Title. (Show/Hide) Show or hide module title on display. Effect will depend on the chrome style in the template.
  • Position. You may select a module position from the list of pre-defined positions or enter your own module position by typing the name in the field and pressing enter.
  • Status. (Published/Unpublished/Trashed) The published status of the item.
  • Start Publishing. Date and time to start publishing. Use this field if you want to enter content ahead of time and then have it published automatically at a future time.
  • Finish Publishing. Date and time to finish publishing. Use this field if you want to have content automatically changed to Unpublished state at a future time (for example, when it is no longer applicable).
  • Access. The viewing Access Level for this item.
  • Ordering. Select the ordering.
  • Note. Item note. This is normally for the site administrator's use (for example, to document information about this item) and does not show in the front end of the site.

Common Tabs

Advanced

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  • Layout. If you have defined one or more alternative layouts for a module either in the template or Joomla! Core, you can select the layout to use for this module.
  • 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" (or "custom.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.
  • 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 number of minutes for which to cache the item locally. It can safely be left at the default.
  • Module Tag. The HTML tag for the module to be placed in. By default this is a div tag but other HTML5 elements can also be used.
  • Bootstrap Size. (Values 0 to 12) This allows you to choose the width of the module via the span element built into bootstrap.
  • Header Tag. The HTML tag to use for the modules header or title. This can be an h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6 or a p tag. Note that you must use a module style (chrome) of html5 or add your custom module styles in <mytemplate>/html/modules.php.
  • Header Class. Here you can add optional CSS classes to add to the modules header or title element.
  • Module Style. You can use this option to override the templates style for its position.

Permissions

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  • Delete. (Inherited/Allowed/Denied). Allow or deny Delete for users in the Public group. Delete Allows users in the group to delete any content in this extension.
  • Edit. (Inherited/Allowed/Denied). Allow or deny Edit for users in the Public group. Edit Allows users in the group to edit any content in this extension.
  • Edit State. (Inherited/Allowed/Denied). Allow or deny Edit State for users in the Public group. Edit State Allows users in the group to change the state of any content in this extension.
  • Frontend Editing. (Inherited/Allowed/Denied). Allow or deny Edit from the frontend of the site for users in the group.

Toolbar

At the top left you will see the toolbar:

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The functions are:

  • Save. Saves the module and stays in the current screen.
  • Save & Close. Saves the module and closes the current screen.
  • Save & New. Saves the module and keeps the editing screen open and ready to create another module.
  • Save as Copy. Saves your changes to a copy of the current module. Does not affect the current module. This toolbar icon is not shown if you are creating a new module.
  • Close. Closes the current screen and returns to the previous screen without saving any modifications you may have made.
  • Help. Opens this help screen.

Related Information

  • More about Modules: what is a module position, Description of the default Site and Administrator Modules.