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custom fields ComponentModulePlugin

Over the past year of development in Joomla! i have come across a few shortcomings and a few features in alternative CMS such as Wordpress which I think would be great added functionality in Joomla! such as custom fields. So I have created a nice combination of plugins, modules and components for Joomla to have a similiar way of controlling content through custom fields in the way Wordpress does.

The custom fields component is quite simple, you just need to add the fields using the custom fields component then whilst editing your article you wish to display these cusotm fields with, simple click the button at the bottom of your editor and a popup will guide you to adding values to these custom fields. Then finally using the content plugin or module for the custom fields, you can then display them on your website front-end.

You will need all 4 extensions (2 plugins, 1 module, and 1 component) for this to work as expected.

I hope you enjoy the extension and find it useful, any bugs of the component please either comment on my website or direct it to the forum on my website.

Latest bugfixes:

* No longer errors or "fake saves" when the article isn't yet created/saved.
* No more mysql errors if there is no current fields added.
* CSS fixed for component backend for IE7 where button dissapeared.


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Reviews: 3
That's great idea and something that is missing in joomla! but the plugin doesn't work with Joomla 2.5.4, after enabling the plugins I got errors.
Reviews: 6
This extension is good but not perfect.
The only reason I rate this as good is that it took a while to get behind of all.
A better documentation would be nice.
Keep up the great work!
Reviews: 1
Sometimes you search all around for your needs and find lots of things but not the right one. Yes this is the right one for me. Exactly what i needed. Thanks Andy
Reviews: 1
Ever since I migrated to Joomla 1.6 I've missed custom fields.. Thanks for porting it, seems to be working great and is a fantastic addition to Joomla 1.6 (and if if it were up to me this would be in core..)
Reviews: 1
I was looking for something like since the day I installed Joomla. I wanted to have a sidebar with various additional links and info that suppliments the article. Like list of anchors, and various others, that are specific to each article.

I tried mod_custom, but that's a pain, because I need to have a module for each article that I want to supplement. Awkward. With this extension I can keep all relevant info with the article, making it much easier to administer.
Reviews: 1
A great extension! But will be awesome if you build this for joomla 1.6 too,becouse do not have this functionality native. I don't what need instal the k2 in joomla 1.6 just for using this functionality

Just a sugestion... in joomla 1.5 works very good!
Reviews: 22
This is the most easy to use and well implemented feature ever seen. I hope you have a look at this ( CCK extra sub-categories to check if your idea suite it. I guess you will make a new revolutions in the joomla CCK world.
Thanks for sharing your ideas and your Extensions.