• 1.x: Show/Hide article date and "More Articles..." link. Show/Hide current article.
• 2.0: Much more flexible content layout via an html supported textarea.
• 2.1: Show/Hide article author.
For Joomla 1.5 only:
• 2.1.5: New possibilities not to limit the text and not to strip tags.
For Joomla 2.5 only:
• 2.5.1: Possibility to show the articles' hits count.
• 2.5.2: Creating thumbs from the images.
I needed to give the look of a live tile on my metro-style website. I found this extension does it best.
There are a couple of things that may be added:
- nicer transitions (ease-in-out would be nice)
- article images could be made 100% wide, not fixed on 90. I would make this more "responsive"
Nice extension for Joomla 3 after all.
I'm on J2.5 but i don't think that had anything to do with it.
Better luck in the future.
Everything is customisable. I like developers who accept that their idea of what looks nice does not necessarily match the idea of the customer. And more importantly, allow easy customising via the back-end. It took me about 15 minutes to have it up and running to my likings, from scratch (download, install , the lot). This is really very good work!. Vargas, thanks.
I always had the view that this module is the best time to show the news on the frontpage. But now with this new update for joomla 2.5 should consider putting something that had a version for 1.5 and removed in 2.5, which is the "Ordering". With this option I could choose to show me such newly added items (Recently Added), which is a key option for my work. Please consider making this option to continue giving such an excellent utility module.
Another flaw that I found but I could fix it, only I mention it here to recognize already, it is time to put the "suffix to the class module" (Module Class Suffix) does not work, since they lack the codes needed to it.
I wish we had found Global News sooner. It is a very customizable and easy to use module. Runs fast and stable, never an issue with this module but unfortunately its only for Joomla 1.5
Joomla 2.5 is now released and 1.7 has been stable for months now.
WE NEED A 1.7 VERSION SOON!
BUT i don't believe that nobody tell you in one review the true in all this years about the option "content browser"
it not working at all, even in the demo of globalnews, the content float confusedly in the top of the page. it is really a disaster.
I can not believe that since 2008 no one has said.
of course content can be used in slide, but content browser is useless
Configuration was really easy thanks to the demo page, which shows the back-end configuration settings there and lets you play with them and see what they do.
I'd give this module an excellent rating if there was an easy way to hide the underlines 1 2 3 4 etc. article count at the bottom and just show the More Articles link by itself.
If you want a simple yet highly configurable module that shows excerpts of articles in one or more categories or sections in a module block, get this one!
The forum is locked, you can't register if you don't log in and you can't log in if you're not registered. Very frustrating when you are after a quick answer to a simple question.
Other than that, it can do most things out of the box and doesnt need very much coding knowlege at all.