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Events

JCal Pro is a W3C-validated, multi-language events calendar component with a gorgeous, CSS-based front-end display. Feature highlights include, native Joomla! permissioning for event creation/management and event viewing, location management and event geolocation, nested categories, custom fields for events and and event registration, private or public events, WYSIWYG event descriptions, administrative theme installation and management, back-end event management, re-captcha support, an integrated search plugin, feature-rich mini-calendar and latest events modules, the all new FLEX module, a convenient content editor plugin, RSS feeds, SEF URL support, robust print-views, JomSocial plugins and Community Builder plugins.

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Project abandoned


Posted on 09 July 2016
Functionality

I have bought a new subscription for update an older version but I get an error. This project seems to be abandoned.

Ease of use

Doesn't work

Support

I have asked to have support but no one have answered. Other customer ask for help on the forum without any answer.

Documentation

Poor

Value for money

I'll open a dispute by Paypal for to get a refund, but I think that this component must be removed from the Jed

I used this to: I have to remove from my website. I think that this component must be removed from the Jed

Functionality

Functionallity is good

Ease of use

once set up JCal Pro's frontend integration is easy.

Support

I can only concur with other people mentioning that the support leaves a lot to desire.

Documentation

Documentation could be better

Value for money

just ok.


Disappointed so far


Posted on 20 January 2016
Functionality

Some of the functionality advertised on the website either doesn't exist or has no documentation.

Ease of use

The main component seems OK, but no documentation for the FLEX module, and its been out for years. Can't get it to do what is shown on demo.

Support

No direct contact via e-mail. Forum question was answered once (basically, "I don't know") and silent on follow-up.

Documentation

No documentation for Flex Module, and its been out for years.

Value for money

Difficult to tell if the extension can actually do what is advertised, since there is no documentation and little tech support

I used this to: a church website

I'm a long-time user of JCalPro who decided to try the chief competition. While I have nothing negative to say about the competitor, JCalPro works better for our users.



We believe JCalPro is templated better and is easier to use. For example, the "Add an Event" link was difficult to find in the competitor, but it's a beautifully-formatted, easy-to-find option on in the JCalPro layout. That seems true of most of its functions.



Historically, it has been much better integrated with Community Builder than the competition. It's not as good as it was, because they're a few months out from integrating CB profile calendar features in Joomla 3.2. But it's historically been a welcome link between a user's personal profile data and the site calendar.



Finally, I was moved to write this review because of recent excellent support. We had an odd problem with the search plugin, and they didn't forget us. They couldn't duplicate the problem but determined what might cause it, and fixed it with today's new release.



We recommend JCalPro highly.


I'm in a good position to review this extension as I've been using JCalPro since 2009. The extension is good enough for me to continue using, but the lack of resources that the developer puts into this extension is worrying. With one of their other plugins sh404sef they say "We do not sit on those laurels, and continually develop sh404SEF" but with JCalPro development is much slower and there hasn't been a release since August 2013.



I know of a couple of issues with the 'Latest Events module' when dealing with events that span multiple days. These simple issues should really have been sorted out a long time ago, they shouldn't have needed any attention being drawn to them on the forums. Who knows how long it will take to see a new release.



I do really like JCal Pro and really like how it looks, they did a good job with the new release, but the development of it is always a concern.



More attention is focused on Anything Digital's other extensions like sh404sef.



My hopes for the future would be that we see more maintenance and feature releases in the coming months and years for JCalPro. Continued releases are really needed by JCal customers.


Had to remove


Posted on 26 December 2013

I ended up removing this, couldn't see paying more for simple functionality. Really didn't do enough, Bought a 5 star Calendar and very happy... Support was great they tried... just needs an update to other products for todays market. Just didn't work with my commercial template.


jcalpro


Posted on 09 August 2013

Overall decent product. Sync with google calendar would be HUGE.

Support team was amazingly responsive.

Looking forward to future releases

Owner's reply: Glad it's working well for you! We're looking at sync options with google now.

After 4-5 years of using this calendar, we're moving to JEvent. Why? Two main reasons, there is no END time/date. You have to figure out the DURATION, whichis a PITA for weekend-long events.

Secondly, we've been getting hacked for a year from spammers, despite the JCal Pro reCaptcha. They looked at it and told us somehow people are logging on and posting them, which is NOT what is happening.

Also slow response to tech things.

Owner's reply: I'm sorry you've had a poor experience. Just a quick additional note to let you know that we've implemented this END TIME feature based on your feedback and users can use it in this mode or in DURATION mode. That way we have back-compatibility.

If you chose to try JCal Pro again, don't forget to check the new responsive calendar theme.

seems to nice one...


Posted on 03 February 2013

I was really happy to post review for this product. Their support was fabulous and the product indeed is good. Seems to be a great team working behind. Congrats.



Cheers...


Nice


Posted on 27 November 2012

Fair enough extension, it could be improved though in the way it adapts to different templates

Owner's reply: Thanks for the review. We have been working on something special for Joomla 3 and bootstrap that we'll be back-porting to Joomla 2.5. It should really help in this area.
Switch Editor

Switch Editor

Free | Admin Publishing | Anything Digital & inetis
3
Score:
95
26 reviews
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3
Score:
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3
Score:
90
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JCal Pro

Version:
3.2.4
Developer:
Anything Digital & inetis
Date added:
Nov 23 2006
License:
GPLv2 or later
Type:
Paid download
Uses updater:
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Compatibility:
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