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Joomla module to show list of RSS feeds and display full-length news in a customizable modal window with navigation (browsing).
News open on your page, so the user does not have to leave your site or switch to another window to read all news provided.

Supports everything from the old-school RSS 0.91 and RSS 1.0 formats, to RSS 2.0 and Atom format, in both 0.3 and 1.0 flavors.

Some more features:

  • New in 3.4: select from 4 window styles
  • Modal window draggable
  • Display full news in a modal window or alternatively in a popup browser window.
  • New in 3.3: Prepend/append feed item date to title in user defined or original format
  • UNLIMITED number of feeds (use reasonably!)
  • Adjustable caching time
  • Displayed news titles can be limited in number and characters to be displayed.
  • Tooltip can be limited to display title or title/description (to be limited by word count).
  • Show full or shortened feed description in tooltip and/or text
  • Customizable height and width of news browser.

Works well

Posted on 01 April 2015

When I upgraded to Joomla 3, I needed a new RSS feed

Ease of use



A news feed display module that is simple to install and works well.

Great stuff.


After making sure that the requirements were met by our web server, I installed this component and set up an RSS feed to display industry news on our site.

I really like the concept of having a popup display the article linked to by the feed.


Posted on 27 June 2012

works great right out of the box. thanks for this!

Simple and easy

Posted on 23 June 2012

Congrats for the extension! Simple and easy to config.

Worked immediately after install, needed ability to limit item descriptions. Posted in support forum, author released new version! Highly recommended - works well in small or large module positions!

Nice extension. It's clean easy to install and use for newbie too.

I'd appreciate it a lot if could be animated in a further release.

Thank you so much I'll be suggesting your extension to my friends

First of all, thanks for keeping this mod Free over the years. I gave this a 5 Stars but I found that if you click on Headlines it keep loading. You can check it out at . Let me know if it's a bug, my url feeds, web server that causing it.


I really like this application. Perfect for what I want.

There was something I was wondering though.. Would it be possible so that when a user clicks on a article, it opens, that there would be a frame at the top or bottom which would include social networking buttons and potentially custom buttons?

Otherwise, would similar functionality be avaiable in the qtip/hover box?

Basically, I want people to be able to share the articles through FB, Twitter, etc, from my site...

In addition, I also want them to be able to comment, so I'm hoping to put a comment button on there which would link to my forum/comments area.

Is this possible?

Thanks again!!!

Excellent RSS Browser

Posted on 14 September 2010

Great RSS browser. Loaded and configured easily. The articles look good, the pop-up looks great!

I had a problem with a simplepie conflict but I changed helper.php to use jloader (I have other modules using simplepie also) but I have had to do that with other modules so it was easy.

Thanks for the module.

Thickbox+ for Joomla

Free | Popups & iFrames | Horst Lindlbauer
15 reviews
Plugin to display modal windows for any type of content, like: * inline content, * images, * web pages, * image galleries or * web galleries (aka web tours). For details on usage and demos see demo page.

RSS Browser

Horst Lindlbauer
Date added:
Jan 23 2007
GPLv2 or later
Free download
Uses updater:
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