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Easy Folder Listing Module

Easy Folder Listing v2.6

Description:
This is a simple-to-use module that is used to list the contents of a folder in either a table or a list. The folder listing can display the filename, with or without the extension, with or without the date modified and file size, as well as a icon representing the file type. It has the feature of allowing the user to specify whether the filename listed should be linked or not.

Main features:
> List files in a specified sub-folder of the Joomla root
> Show icons for file types
> List files in either a table or a unordered list
> Sorting in Acsending or Descening order, by filename, date modified or file size
> Option to show/hide size, date, or date and time of the files
> Option to link to the files or not
> Option to specify a list of file types that should not be listed
> Color scheme of the table rows and border can be customized
> Module Manager colors available through custom Color Picker

Usage:
To use this module as content in an article, first ensure than the loadmodule plugin (Content - Load Module) is Enabled. Second, give an arbitrary Position to the Easy Folder Listing module, such as 'x_list', and configure the parameters. Thirdly, in the article, type '{loadposition x_list}'. Please ensure that the Menu Assignment is set to 'All' or to the specific article that it is to be displayed in. To control which types of users have access to this module, set the Access Level in the module.

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2013-08-26
Reviews: 2
I was searching for a non commercial replacement for Docman and I'm a little bit disappointed. Extension is very basic, and document not easy to be managed. Maybe I should switch to the other version
2013-07-02
Reviews: 1
I quickly found what I needed. Thank you very much!
2013-05-24
Reviews: 4
This is a brilliant extension if you want a simple listing. Easy to configure, easy to use. Thanks
2013-02-10
Reviews: 2
Realy amazing job and thank you so much. Easy, simple and fast work this extentions. Everytime follow this user ))
2012-10-06
Reviews: 1
Excellent extn to display pdf's. But how do I get to display pdf contents in a sub folder. please let me know.
2012-05-13
Reviews: 2
I neded something simple to allow users to download a few files and this did exactly what I wanted. Easy install - excellent!!!
2011-12-17
Reviews: 1
this is exactly what I needed. super fast, simple and easy. One feature request - an option to open targets in new window or same window.
Thanks for the great extension. much better and easier than alternatives I've tried.
2011-08-23
Reviews: 1
The extension, as it is, it is great, but to be excellent, i have a few ideas for you.
1. "Choose the Parent Folder": let the folder path /root. Example: http://my-site.com/download/
1a. What i mean is this: let us, as users, to choose where the folder with the files/images/whatever wanna be

2. Do not use colors for raws.. let us choose. Some of us have different module styles (css styled) and your colors overrides the styles.

Other than that, it's one great extension. Congratulations!
2011-08-04
Reviews: 1
Easy folder listing is just that EASY, had a question and got a real person not a list of what might be your problem. Mike got right back to me with the answer. Great software and support what more can you ask for Oh and it is FREE thank you..
Thank you
EJSchulz
2011-07-30
Reviews: 5
Sorry to be the first one to hammer on this, but it really did not worked at all.
even worst after uninstalling it, my Article editor is not working any longer.
I have installed and uninstalled various components/plugins/modules, but this is just a a total mess.

Be warned!
Owner's reply

Dear Reviewer,

Thanks for taking the time to post a review on JED. I was surprised to read it, as I have never received any prior support request regarding your problem. As a matter of fact, I am not too sure what your problem is exactly. However, I invite you to provide a more complete description of your problem at my support site. You are welcome to visit my support site, which I check daily, to find assistance: http://support.michaelgilkes.com

2011-07-02
Reviews: 1
SIMPLY LOVE THIS MODULE!

EASY AND IDIOT-PROOF!

However I hope that they can hide the actual file path to make it better!
2011-06-10
Reviews: 4
Together with Easy File Uploader, exactly what I needed, works a treat.
I'm using the software in document proofing site.
Really configurable and easy to assign function with J1.6.
Thank You!
2011-05-18
Reviews: 1
Finally I've found exactly what I need. But I have a problems with word documents. But generally really convenient extension. And maybe in future there will be a possibility for identifying Russian in file's title =)
Thank you!
2011-04-13
Reviews: 1
I have seen so many poor extensions, or ones with loads of silly features you will never use. But this one is GREAT.

Literally had my first listing on the screen in about 30 seconds including the install.

My church does PDF weekly newsletters, and this is the PERFECT way to list them in the weekly news section.

Great work, thank you!
2011-03-24
Reviews: 4
Is Simply Awesome.
This is exactly what I needed.

I am combining this with Content Tabs.

When using Easy Folder I place it in a fictitious module of the same name as the folder I want to list, and then I load that module position in my articles or tabs.

to learn about this search for joomla modules inside articles.

My Hats off to the creators, great JOB!
2011-03-13
Reviews: 1
Look no further! If you are at this page because you are trying to find some means of displaying the entire contents of your site's document folder, then you are at the right place.

Over the past 3-weeks I've tried four different similar-purposed mods and plugins. Easy Folder Listing is by far the best, for the following reasons:

1. It works with 1.5x and 1.6
2. It actually installs without any hassle
3. There are fare more features and means of customizing the display
4. The author has been immediately and helpful in getting this newb up to speed on myriad of my own challenges.

If the thought of individually typing and linking dozens -- if not hundreds -- of documents, this is the plugin you want and need.
2011-03-09
Reviews: 8
It works perfectly. It's also easy to customize for my own use. Nice advanced features such as hide file extensions. I couldn't ask more, so for me is absolutely excellent.
2011-02-24
Reviews: 8
I like this module.
Still need option to show "љњерт" (utf-8 or unicode) chars in the file name and Open in a new window option.
2011-02-18
Reviews: 7
Smooth execution and does exactly what it promises. Can't beat that combination. Used in conjunction with Modules Anywhere - it did exactly what I needed it to do. Thanks for providing this solution!
2011-01-11
Reviews: 1
I would request that the default folder be changed (or at least allow to easily modify) from images. Looks like a lot of us use this for documents. While it works, using the image folder requires moving my documents to a folder that is not logically organized. I suggest default to the root /.

Otherwise, I found no other module that does what your module does as easily. It was exactly what I was looking for.

Thanks
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