How to Access

Navigate to the Plugin Manager. Click on the Plugin's Name or click on the Plugin's checkbox and press the Edit button in the toolbar.

Description

This is where you can edit details and parameters for Plugins. Some Plugins have several parameters, while others don't have any.

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Details

The Details section is the same for all Plugins, as follows:

Enter the desired level using the drop-down list box.

Plugin Description and Parameters

When Joomla! is installed, 32 Plugins are included in the installation. These are described below, along with any parameters for the Plugin.

Authentication - Joomla

This Plugin processes the default User Authentication in Joomla!. It has no parameters.

Authentication - LDAP

This Plugin processes User Authentication against an LDAP server. It has the following parameters:

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Authentication - OpenID

This Plugin processes user authentication with an OpenID. It requires PHP version 5 or above. This Plugin has no parameters.

Authentication - GMail

This Plugin processes User Authentication with a GMail account. It requires that the cURL software package be installed.

To use the GMail plugin:

Content - Page Navigation

This Plugin allows you to add Next & Previous navigation links to Articles, for example when using a blog or list layout. This feature can be controlled with the following Joomla! parameters:

Note that, if the Page Navigation plugin is disabled in this screen, no Page Navigation will show and the parameter settings above will have no effect.

This plugin has the following parameter:

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Content - Rating

This Plugin adds the Voting functionality to Articles. It has no Parameters.

Content - Email Cloaking

This Plugin cloaks all e-mails in content from spambots using JavaScript. This helps prevent e-mails contained in articles from being added to spam e-mail lists. You can disable Email Cloaking inside an article by inserting {emailcloak=off} anywhere in the text of the article. In this case, no e-mail addresses in the article will be cloaked by this Plugin.

Email Cloaking has the following parameter:

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Content - Code Hightlighter (GeSHi)

This Plugin displays formatted code in Articles based on the GeSHi highlighting engine. It has no parameters.

Syntax usage :
<pre xml:lang="php">
echo $test;
</pre>

Content - Load Module

This Plugin allows you to place a Module inside an Article with the syntax: {loadposition xx}, where "xx" is a user-defined position code. For example, if you create a Module with the Position value of "myposition1", then typing the text "{loadposition myposition1}" inside an Article will cause that Module to show at that point in the Article. See Module Manager - New/Edit for more information about showing Modules inside Articles.

This Plugin has the following parameters:

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Content - Pagebreak

This Plugin adds table of contents functionality to a paginated Article. This is done automatically through the use of the Pagebreak button added to the lower part of the text panel in an Article. The HTML code is included here as a reference of what is available. The Pagebreak will itself display in the text window as a simple horizontal line.

 
 Syntax: Usage: <hr class="system-pagebreak" />
 <hr class="system-pagebreak" title="The page title" /> or 
 <hr class="system-pagebreak" alt="The first page" /> or 
 <hr class="system-pagebreak" title="The page title" alt="The first page" /> or 
 <hr class="system-pagebreak" alt="The first page" title="The page title" /> 
 

This Plugin has the following parameters:

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Editor - No Editor

This Plugin loads a basic text editor. This option can be used when you are pasting HTML code from another source and you don't want the HTML to be altered by a WYSIWYG editor. This Plugin has no Parameters.

Editor - TinyMCE 2.0

This Plugin loads the TinyMCE 2.0 editor. This is the default editor in Joomla!. Plugin.Tinymce Output.png

This Plugin has the following Plugin parameters:

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This Plugin has the following advanced parameters:

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The following settings only apply if the editor is in Advanced mode.

Editor - XStandard Lite 2.0

This Plugin provides the XStandard editor.

Note: after enabling this plugin, the editor itself must be downloaded and installed from the XStandard Website http://xstandard.com/

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It has the following parameters:

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Editor Button - Image

This Plugin displays the Image button below the editor box when you are using a Joomla! editor (for example, when writing an Article). It allows you to insert an image into an Article. This Plugin has no parameters.

Editor Button - Pagebreak

This Plugin displays the Pagebreak button below the editor box when you are using a Joomla! editor (for example, when writing an Article). It inserts a page break in the Article. This Plugin has no parameters.

Editor Button - Readmore

This Plugin displays the "Read more..." button below the editor box when you are using a Joomla! editor (for example, when writing an Article). It inserts a "read more..." break in the Article that allows you to display just the first portion of an Article on a page. This Plugin has no parameters.

Search - Content

This Plugin enables searching for Articles. It has the following parameters:

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Search - Weblinks

This Plugin enables searching for Web Links. It has the following parameters:

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Search - Contacts

This Plugin enables searching for Contacts. It has the following parameters:

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Search - Categories

This Plugin enables searching for Category information. It has the following parameters:

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Search - Sections

This Plugin enables searching for Section information. It has the following parameters:

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Search - Newsfeeds

This Plugin enables searching for News Feeds. It has the following parameters:

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System - SEF

This Plugin adds SEF support to links in the document. It operates directly on the HTML and does not require a special tag. This Plugin has no parameters.

System - Debug

This Plugin provides debugging information. The report is shown below the mainscreen (front- & backend). It has the following parameters:

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Note that the display of untranslated strings will only display the value passed to the appropriate JText method. For example, with the following code:

<?php echo JText::_( 'Reports Import Configuration' ); ?>

If untranslated, Designer mode will display this as:

# /administrator/components/com_reports/views/reports/tmpl/default.php
REPORTS IMPORT CONFIGURATION=Reports Import Configuration

If the Strip Key Prefix is set to "Reports", then the display would change slightly to:

# /administrator/components/com_reports/views/reports/tmpl/default.php
REPORTS IMPORT CONFIGURATION=Import Configuration

Finally, the path shown is only a best guess based on a call to the PHP debug_backtrace function. Sometimes it is accurate, sometimes it is not and there are also cases where no file could be determined. In those cases you have to use your best judgement.

System - Legacy

This Plugin allows you to use Extensions in "1.5 Legacy" mode. Note that this Plugin is disabled by default and must be enabled before you can use this type of Extension. This Plugin has the following parameter:

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System - Cache

This Plugin enables page caching. Page caching allows the web server to save snapshots of pages and use them when serving web pages. This improves the performance of your web site and reduces the workload of the server. This Plugin has the following parameters:

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System - Log

This Plugin enables system logging. A log is a file that contains information about the web site activity. It can be used to see a history of activity and to troubleshoot problems on the site. This Plugin has no parameters.

System - Remember Me

This Plugin provides "Remember Me" functionality. This allows the website to "remember" your username and password so that you can automatically be logged in when you return to the site. This plugin has no parameters.

System - Backlink

The Backlink Plugin provides support for legacy Joomla! 1.0.x links. It redirects old style URL and document links to the correct Joomla! 1.5 targets. It has the following parameters:

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User - Joomla!

This Plugin handles the default User synchronisation. It has the following paramemters:

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XML-RPC - Joomla

This Plugin provides the XML-RPC API to Joomla! users. It has no parameters.

XML-RPC - Blogger API

This Plugin enables the Blogger XML-RPC API protocol for your Joomla! web site. If enabled, this allows bloggers to add Articles to the site from any application that supports this API. This Plugin has the following parameters:

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Toolbar

At the top right you will see the toolbar:

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Quick Tips

Related Information

License: Joomla! Electronic Documentation License
Source page: http://docs.joomla.org/Screen.plugins.edit.15
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