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JED Entries Submission Checklist

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JED Entries Checklists

The checklists below were developed for Extension Developers (those who want to be listed in the JED) and JED Editors (to stay consistent with approval processes). To be approved and listed in the JED, an entry must be verified in a 4 step checklist process. Follow the checklists in the order that they appear here to give your entry the best possible chance of being listed in the JED.

Step A: Submissions Checklist

You may only submit up to 3 listings at one time.  Bulk submissions ARE NOT ALLOWED without prior approval from the JED.  If you are seeking bulk submissions approval, please open a support ticket on the JED after you have submitted 3 listings to be approved.

List A1 - General submission verification

The following criteria is considered while approving a listing based on the files that were submitted.

Should we consider this entry? The files submitted
Item What? Publishable?
1 Joomla! Core hack files? No! Please contribute with code to Joomla Core
2 Other extensions hack files? No! Please send code contributions to extension developer
3 Templates for Joomla! No!
4 Languages for Joomla! No! Please contribute to Translations Working Group
5 Languages for extensions? No! Please send file to extension author
6 User submit an extension created by others? No! An extension must be submitted by the author
7 Forked extension? Maybe! See requirements to be listed at JED: Forked Extensions

List A2 - Links verification

The following criteria is considered while approving a listing based links that were provided in the submission.

The web
Item Link Publishable?
1 Main website works? Yes. As long as the main website link works.
2 Download links that point to file share sites or a list of extensions No.
3 Shortened URLs No. Remove shortened URLs and use full URLs.
4 Documentation, Support or Demo does not work properly? No.
  • Broken links will be deleted
  • Support links to Joomla Forum not permitted
  • Demo links must be a non-production demo site
5 Copy of extension not uploaded? No. If the link is publicly available, download and include in the JED entry

List A3 - Author verification

The following criteria is considered while approving a listing based on the developer who submitted the entry.

The Developer
Item What? Publishable?
1 User submit an extension created by others? No. An extension must be submitted by the author
2 Developer blocked No. Blocked developers must wait to be reinstated to submit an entry

List A4 - Name entry verification

The following criteria is considered while approving a listing based on the extension.

The Extension
Item What? Publishable?
1 The name conflicts with another extension No.
2 The word 'Joomla' appears in the extension's name Maybe. See JED Entries Trademark Checklist
2 The name does not comply with the Extension Name rules No. Review the Extension Name rules

Everything OK? Go for the next step!

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