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Introduction

Create Joomla articles direct from your YouTube channel!
Create a video on YouTube and it will automatically create an article in Joomla, complete with automatic YouTube video embedding, YouTube description, and a link to your video on YouTube.
Features:
* Instant creation of new articles - direct from YouTube!
* Embed your YouTube videos automatically
* Adjust the YouTube video height and width - for both the introduction and main article
* Add the YouTube video description to your new articles
* Add a link to the original YouTube video
* Optional add text above and below the imported YouTube description + video
* Select the Joomla article category for your YouTube video
* Define Joomla article publish status for your YouTube video
* Define how often to check for new YouTube videos
* Advanced YouTube video embedding options for articles
* Language packs available in English and Dutch

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Minimum System Requirements
* A YouTube video channel: Select any YouTube channel you like - the YouTube channel name looks something like www.youtube.com/mychannel/

Tips
* This is a great way to very quickly populate your Joomla site with countless articles and videos from YouTube! Just add the YouTube channel name and enable the plugin!
* If you have suggestions or need support, please email me, or use the support forum on the download page.


Time saver!


Posted on 13 May 2014

*PROS:

-Automatically checks your youTube channel and creates an article each time you upload a new video which saves you a ton of time if you upload a lot of videos.

-Options to have a intro for the article or not, option to limit the characters of the intro. Option to include the video in the main area or not.

-Player size options for intro video and main video.

-Have AutoTube automatically publish the articles or not.

-You can customize the display of the videos and text even further since you can change the CSS of the videos and text in the article. You can edit the css file for the extension and perfect the way your content is displayed within the article and it is automatically applied instead of having to edit the css of each video after its imported.

-Easy to use

-Works correctly, I didn't experience any bugs.

-The developer is extremely nice and answered my emails within a short timeframe and always got back to me.



*CONS:

-The price is a little steep.

-Will not create K2 articles, you will have to use K2's import function to constantly import the articles. But to do this is not easy because if you don't delete the old joomla articles before importing into K2 again you will get duplicates BUT if you do delete the articles AutoTube will recreate the same articles over again. So you will have keep 2 versions of each articles one with joomlas default system and one on K2's which causes a huge issue because then you will always have duplicates when you import into K2 and will have to go through and delete all of them in K2 every time.

-Can only create articles into 1 category. It would be nice if you could grab videos from certain playlists and have those articles created in certain categories depending on the playlist.

So if you have a lot of different videos ( Which is why you are probably using this in the first place ) you would probably want to categorize them instead of having all your videos in one category, which unfortunately you cannot do at the moment. This makes it so you have to set AutoTube not to automatically publish the articles and go through and change the category for each article which makes extra work and makes using AutoTube not as worthwhile.





*OVERALL CONCLUSION: AutoTube is a great extension that has the potential to save you a lot of work if you do not want to use K2 to display your video articles. if you want multiple categories you don't save as much time as you could since it only supports creating articles in one category but Its still helpful even if you do want your videos in more than one category as you are still saving a lot of time not having to actually create the articles.



What AutoTube does it does well and without error. It has plenty of options to style the content however you want with the options for turning off or on the intro or the main video and the option to use custom CSS. The ability to customize the way it displays the content is a big plus and makes this extension much more useful.



It is a little pricey for for the options it has but if you are looking for something to automatically create articles for you with your YouTube videos then this is your Best bet right now.



It could use some more features like K2 support and more than 1 category but what it does have is done very well and will save you time. If those two features were added this would be a perfect extension and completely worth the asking price.



Overall this is a great little extension that can save you a lot of time depending on what your needs are.



If you have the money to spend and want to easily and quickly create many articles with your videos in them and do not mind changing the article categories if you need to than go ahead and pick this extension up and save yourself some time and work.



I hope the developer keeps working on this extension as it really is very useful.



I won't be using it anymore as I have since switched to WordPress to develop my site but if I was still using Joomla I would be using this extension still.


Autotube is simple, but it saves me a ton of time. Took about 2 seconds to set up, and it's added around 500 videos from my YouTube channel as articles. I publish videos for my business, and it's awesome to have articles created automatically. Great job!


I love using Auto Tube. It takes the difficulty out of publishing everything myself. I don't want to think of how much time I wasted not using Auto Tube. ugh! I just wish I would have found it sooner. It is such an easy install and even the less computer savvy can use! I am an avid supporter of Auto Tube. Highly recommend getting yours to make your own life much easier!


This was a super simple install and exceeded my expectations of what it could do. I am recommending to everyone I know, a very user-friendly product. Thank you Autotube! You have simplified what used to take me forever!


Works perfectly


Posted on 28 September 2012

I have a blog that auto-publishes youtube videos once a week. Works like a charm - I never have to think about it. Easy set up, good config options. I did make a couple of custom changes to the article content.


I publish videos every day. It's a daunting task to create an article for each video. You don't know how much time it is saving me. THANK YOU!


Need the {.....}


Posted on 26 September 2011

Seems a great plugin, but which code {....} Must I to use?

Thanks

Owner's reply: Hi Boris, thanks for your message. You don't need to use any { } code - the plugin runs automatically to create new articles in your Joomla system, with embedded Youtube video and description.

I take it correctly the section, making only the category and therefore not shown in the home, but good

This plugin would appreciate if you fixed.

Owner's reply: Thank you for your review! Just to confirm - the sections and categories are now correctly integrated, so new youtube videos automatically generate a new article in the correct section and category.
Migrate Me

Migrate Me

Paid download | Joomla Migration | Barnaby Dixon
2.5 3
Score:
100
33 reviews
Joomla migration made easy! Grab your old Joomla 1.5 database, click a few buttons and... hey presto! Your new Joomla 3 system is ready to go! This is migration unlike anything you've seen before. It actually works - and it saves your old articles as native Joomla 3 articles, complete with all the correct asset table entries, article IDs, categories, access levels, user creator ID... you name it, it's taken care of. And you use K2? No problem. Your K2 data is all migrated into your Joomla 3 system - just make sure your installed K2 is the latest version prior to upgrade. Migrate Joomla the better way with Migrate Me. Just look at all the benefits you get: Articles migrated! Categories migrated! Menus migrated! Custom HTML modules migrated! Users migrated! Banners migrated! Weblinks migrated! K2 data migrated! Extensions data migrated! Asset table built and integrated! Links perfectly maintained! Article & Category IDs maintained! Can migrate databases up to 2GB! Migrate Me is fast, efficient, and works perfectly. It was built to make the migration to Joomla 2.5 and Joomla 3 as simple as possible. Let me show you just how easy: How to migrate a Joomla database... the easy way 1) Install a brand new version of Joomla 2.5 or Joomla 3 on your server 2) Install this component 3) Import your Joomla 1.5 database Done! Once the database is migrated you'll just need to install a Joomla 2.5 compatible template, and copy over your original images and media folders. Buy it today Pick up Migrate Me today and experience it for yourself! In just a few moments you could be enjoying your new Joomla system, complete with all your data intact. All purchases come with upgrades, support, and a satisfaction guarantee.
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Migrate Me Plus

Migrate Me Plus

Paid download | Joomla Migration | Barnaby Dixon
2.5 3
Score:
100
16 reviews
Now you can upgrade directly to Joomla 3.3! Migrate Me PLUS allows you to upgrade Joomla 1.6, 1.7 and 2.5 to the latest version of Joomla! in seconds. You can now upgrade to Joomla 3 with just a single click. The upgrade will completely update your filesystem and database to the latest versions of Joomla. Your images, articles, data and files will all be perfectly maintained, and your google page rank will be completely unaffected. As part of the upgrade, Migrate Me PLUS will take a full backup of your database and filesystem. This means you can test out the new version of Joomla, and then if you decide you don't want it, you can simply rollback your system to your old configuration. Get Joomla 3 in 90 seconds A standard Joomla 2.5 system takes around 90 seconds to completely migrate to Joomla 3. And in that time, Migrate Me PLUS will copy all your existing files, duplicate your database, install Joomla 3, update your Admin area, save all your articles and data and switch you to the new Joomla 3 Admin interface.
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NetSukii

NetSukii

Paid download | Mass Content | Barnaby Dixon
2.5 3
Score:
97
4 reviews
Do you wish you could get loads of great content - from anywhere on the web? Welcome to NetSukii. We designed NetSukii to grab web content remotely from literally any internet source. Want to start your own news channel? Try the power of NetSukii with your favourite online newspaper. Think it'd be cool to run a reviews site? Point NetSukii at a great reviews site, sit back, and let the content build. Need to migrate your dynamic website to Joomla? Tell NetSukii where your site is, grab your content, and you're good to go. From remote website to Joomla article in 3...2...1... NetSukii is intelligent. Once you tell it the site you want to import, it'll go and spider it, to discover all available pages. Spidering usually takes around 3 seconds per page, or faster if the remote server will handle it. Once the spidering's complete you can use the inbuilt filter to select the pages you want to import, or if you prefer, just import them individually. Each remote page is grabbed, complete with images and related downloads, and saved as a complete, native Joomla article. It just doesn't get easier than that. More! More! Ok, it does get easier than that. Because NetSukii has template detection. If you don't want to import the entire page, along with the original menus and framework, you don't have to. NetSukii's inbuilt template detection system will allow you to select exactly which content you want to keep, and which you want to throw out. This way NetSukii will simply lift the content you want to keep, leaving behind any old menus and headers. Just look at what you get! Scan, spider and import any remote website Set it and forget it - automated spidering available Import each new page as a native Joomla! article Automatically set the article title, alias, keywords and description from metatags Automatic detection and import of remote images and documents Automatic conversion to UTF-8 encoding for optimal Joomla integration Support for all charsets, languages and encoding types Automatic category creation to maintain your original link structure Select additional article parameters such as author and access level Select and reject feature to only import specific areas of content Full control - customise import configuration for each individual URL Powerful inbuilt HTML clean up,tidying, repair and validation Inbuilt W3C Validation engine Full documentation Lifetime updates Full satisfaction guarantee Certified for Joomla 2.5 & 3 SUMMER SALE NOW ON - BUY IT TODAY FOR ONLY £99 (was £149)
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Search & Replace for Joomla!

Search & Replace for Joomla!

Paid download | Replace | Barnaby Dixon
2.5 3
Score:
96
14 reviews
The original Search & Replace component for Joomla - now updated to work with K2! Got an external link that you need changed in every page? No problem! Just search for it and replace it with the new link. You can search and replace any content in your articles in seconds. Search & Replace for Joomla is used to search & replace content in your Joomla articles. You can search for any word, HTML, or content, and replace it with whatever you like. Changes are stored directly in the database itself, which vastly speeds up page load time compared to other available components and plugins. Using this component you can quickly search & replace to add links, change spellings, cross-reference your pages, bulk update your content and so forth. Search & Replace can change content in Titles, Introductions, Main Content, or a selection of those - all at the same time. You can also select which categories to include in the search, and if the search finds any results, it will give you a list of the pages where the search term exists, along with links to view the page in your browser. Please note: Search & Replace does not affect the HTML stored in your template files. If you need to search & replace HTML content in your template files, please edit your template files directly. This component is extremely powerful, so please back up your database before you use it. How to use: 1. Create a backup of your database 2. Enter the text to search for 3. Enter the text to replace your search string 4. Press Search to search for page results 5. Press Replace to update your database & make all changes 6. Check your site for changes. Tips 1. Keep it simple. Longer search strings sometimes match less cases - often due to variances in whitespace 2. Disable your Joomla cache while you make changes so that you can instantly see what has been changed. 3. Look in the HTML source of your target page to select and paste the exact content you want to search & replace. 4. Sometimes text is rendered in your browser differently to the way it is stored in the database. The key to successful searches is to keep search phrases short and simple. I hope you find the component useful. Any comments or suggestions are very welcome, and where possible, suggestions will be incorporated into new versions of the component.
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HTML 2 Articles

HTML 2 Articles

Paid download | Data Import & Export | Barnaby Dixon
2.5 3
Score:
93
21 reviews
Have you built a Joomla site? Do you now want to import content to it, but don't want to spend hours and hours copying over all your old pages? Use HTML 2 Articles to import all your HTML page content to Joomla - in just seconds per page. HTML 2 Articles was designed to import HTML pages to Joomla as easily and as painlessly as possible. You can import HTML sites from 1 page to 10,000 pages with just a few clicks. Just queue the HTML pages for import, sit back, and let it work. HTML 2 Articles will import the content from HTML pages to Joomla almost instantly. Each individual HTML page creates a new Joomla article. The new article is saved to your Joomla article manager and can be used exactly as a normal article. As far as is possible, all of your configurations, metatags, keywords, content structures, titles, images and links are preserved and imported, converted to UTF-8 format for optimal Joomla integration, and saved to your Joomla system. Each article takes an average of just 20 seconds to import and process - which includes import of your images, W3C validation, and conversion of your HTML content to UTF-8 encoding. Imported pages take on your Joomla template structure and stylesheets, and you can specify the category to which you wish to import the new articles. You can even queue hundreds of HTML files at a time for import, and leave it running until import is complete. During import, each file's content is automatically processed and fully integrated with your Joomla install. There is extensive documentation to help you if you need it during the import process - but the HTML 2 Articles import wizard is very intuitive and easy to use. Just click through the wizard, change settings where needed, and then queue your HTML files for upload. Additionally, HTML 2 Articles is backed with a full guarantee and support, so if you do hit any problems at all during import of your HTML files, please send us an email and we'll be more than happy to help. Please read some of our users' rave reviews to find out more! Features: * Near instant import of HTML files to your Joomla! installation * Powerful HTML clean up & tag stripping options * Inbuilt W3C Validation engine to repair and validate all imported pages * HTML tidying, repair and validation of imported pages 'on the fly' * Automatic import and integration of your images and documents * Support for all charsets, encoding types and language sets * Automatic conversion to UTF-8 encoding for optimal Joomla integration * Full documentation * Automated import process logging * Automated import error logging * Queue 100s of HTML files at a time for import * Automatically import your article title, alias, keywords and description from your imported HTML file's metatags or content * Define your new imported Joomla article parameters such as category, author, access level
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DataSafe PRO

DataSafe PRO

Free | Site Security | Barnaby Dixon
2.5 3
Score:
93
18 reviews
DataSafe Pro is professional database backup. It generates a snapshot of your full Joomla database, which allows you to quickly revert your content, whenever you want. It's ideal for creating a quick backup before you start any changes to your website. And to restore your Joomla database from a backup it's easy. Either select a DataSafe backup stored online, or upload a backup stored on your local computer using the DataSafe Pro interface. A DataSafe Pro backup contains all your database information, so if your system goes down, you make a mistake in configuration, or you want to roll back your system to an earlier time, just select a backup and restore it using the DataSafe Pro interface. If you can't access your Joomla administrator panel, you can also restore your DataSafe backup using PHPMyAdmin (or similar) which is installed on every server. Just use a DataSafe Pro backup stored on your local computer, or if your administrator area is unavailable, use FTP to download a backup stored online. Each DataSafe Pro backup is compressed using gzip; your database is automatically repaired and optimized during backup to maintain perfect performance, and every backup is instantly emailed to you so you have an offline copy. Each backup is also stored securely online, ready for you to restore whenever you like. And if you'd like to automate the process to create a backup every hour, day or week - it's easy, with the purchase of an optional license that allows you to automate backups across all your Joomla systems for one single low price. Try DataSafe Pro backup for yourself today, and get database backups you can depend on.
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SalesPro

SalesPro

Paid download | Shopping Cart | Barnaby Dixon
3
Score:
93
1 review
Would you like a Joomla ecommerce extension that's easy to install, highly secure, and a complete breeze to set up? A few months ago, I was was trying to find the absolute best ecommerce extension for Joomla. It needed to be secure (because I don't like to get hacked), easy to use (so my clients immediately understand how to use it), and very easy to set up (because I didn't want to spend hours tweaking templates or setting up countries). But everything I found was either too complex, too full of bugs, or just ... had some sort of problem. And so I built SalesPro, a powerful, intuitive, user-friendly ecommerce platform. Here are 10 reasons why you should try SalesPro - The 60 day trial is completely FREE - You will LOVE setting up products in our intuitive admin area - Your customers will be SAFE in our secure, tested environment - You can migrate from Virtuemart (1.0 - 1.1.19) in SECONDS - You'll be able to create AMAZING product pages - Your images are automatically cropped, saving you TIME - You can easily add product OPTIONS and VARIATIONS - You can enter your PayPal details to accept CREDIT CARDS instantly - Your customers can shop in their LOCAL CURRENCY - Our legendary support is INCLUDED in the free trial It's new! It's shiny! It's yours! In fact, it's so new and shiny, that I would really like your comments and feedback. I'm also taking suggestions on how it can be improved, or things that should be changed. You could make this YOUR extension, with all the features and functions you dream of! Just let me know what you would like to see, and if it's a commercially viable option I'll add it to a future release. Meanwhile, download today and try out SalesPro for yourself - or upgrade to the full, unlimited version.
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Kazaam!

Kazaam!

Free | Menu Systems | Barnaby Dixon
2.5 3
Score:
68
11 reviews
Save 5 minutes every time you or your users create an article or a category, by automatically creating a menu item! Kazaam! is an automatic menu manager. Just plug it in, turn it on and it’ll start working for you. Never spend your time creating a menu item again! Need more details? Here they are. This is a plugin that creates a menu, and automatically maintains it. You can see the menu in your Joomla menu manager, and use it exactly like any other menu. It is a tree menu, and it maintains your category and article tree structure perfectly in your new menu. You can select which categories you want to include in the menu, and whether you want to also automatically create menu items for articles. Your categories will be used as category blog menu items, and your articles will be used as single article menu items. Your new menu items will also take on your category or article parameters, such as whether they are published, are available to registered users, and so forth. Changes to your categories or articles will be instantly reflected in your Kazaam! menu. Kazaam! is built to save you time and effort – which you can use for things that really matter. We have just upgraded Kazaam! to be faster and more efficient than ever! If you use Kazaam! please leave a rating and a review at the Joomla extensions directory
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Search & Replace for K2

Search & Replace for K2

Paid download | K2 extensions | Barnaby Dixon
2.5
Score:
0
0 reviews
Quite simply, search and replace for K2. Search and replace all your content in your K2 articles. This is the original Search & Replace component for Joomla - the K2 version!
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AutoTube

Version:
1.4.2
Developer:
Barnaby Dixon
Last updated:
Dec 16 2014
Date added:
Nov 18 2014
License:
GPLv2 or later
Type:
Paid download
Uses updater:
Includes:
Compatibility:
2.5 3
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