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ContentNotifier Plugin

2 may 2013: Now also 3.0+ version
16 march 2012: Now also 2.5 version

ContentNotifier is the successor of jContentStatus (thanx Josh Prakash!)
Plugin to display New and Updated gif files from anywhere in a content or automaticly at the beginning of the article.
The plugin enables the webmaster to display nice looking lightweight gif files to notify the users where the contents has been updated or newly created. Just put the given syntax wherever required in the content.
Syntax to display NEW : {jnew}{/jnew} or only {jnew}
Syntax to display UPDATED : {jupdated}{/jupdated} or only {jupdated}
New functionality:
- {jnew} is identical to {jnew}{/jnew} (for compatibility)
- {jupdated} is identical to {jupdated}{/jupdated} (for compatibility)
- Stop the display of NEW or UPDATED according to number of days in the plugin parameters or display it permanently.
- Automatic display of NEW or UPDATED at the start of the article is possible; can be switched off in an article using {jno_auto_contentnotifier} (case insensitive)
- The automatic display can be limited in days using plugin parameters.
- Version 1.1 Override of Max days for Auto Display in an article possible using:
{jxauto_new}days=|10|{/jxauto_new}
{jxauto_updated}days=|12|{/jxauto_updated}
- After NEW or UPDATED a text can be displayed using new tags:
{jxnew}text=|text to be displayed|{/jxnew}
{jxupdated}text=|text to be displayed|{/jxupdated}
- The plugin parameters can be overwritten using:
{jxnew}days=|3|{/jxnew}
{jxupdated}days=|3|{/jxupdated}
- combination also possible:
{jxnew}days=|999| text=|text to be displayed for 999 days|{/jxnew}
{jxupdated}days=|100| text=|text to be displayed for 100 days|{/jxupdated}
new in 2.1.0
-{jxnew}no_notifier days=|3| text=|text to be displayed for 3 days|{/jxnew}
-{jxupdated}no_notifier days=|3| text=|text to be displayed for 3 days|{/jxupdated}
- {jxnew}start_date=|25-1-2012 21:00:00| stop_date=|25-1-2012 22:00:00| text=|text to be displayed 21:00-22:00| {/jxnew}
-{jxupdated}start_date=|25-1-2012 21:00:00| stop_date=|25-1-2012 22:00:00| text=|text to be displayed 21:00-22:00| {/jxupdated}

2014-02-20
V3.1.0 and V2.2.0
ignore case of jno_auto_contentnotifier
bug fix for article with only introtext displaying: {jno_auto_contentnotifier}

2013-05-02
V3.0.0 (for Joomla 3.0+, tested on 3.1.1)
alternative images can be placed in:
[template folder]/images/contentnotifier,
with names: new.gif and updated.gif

2012-09-20 V2.1.0a bug fix
2012-03-16
V2.1.0 (for Joomla 1.7+, tested on 1.7.3 and 2.5.7)
exclude cat and id added
new and updated notifier can be customized
skip display of notifier using: no_notifier
added: start_date and stop_date

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2011-02-22
Reviews: 97
This plugin can show a NEW indicator image above or below the article title, but, I think it should be displayed just in the same line as the article title, this is the word "before" or "after" means!
Owner's reply

You are right; I changed it to above and below in version 1.2.1.

2010-08-23
Reviews: 16
The plugin is good but it could be nice if added to the title on list view page.
Owner's reply

Thanx!
I have tried to add it to the title, but the titles are 'escaped', so instead of showing the GIF-image you see the name of the GIF-image.
May be someone has an idea how to solve that without a templete override??