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EasyImageCaption Plugin

The EasyImageCaption plugin generates captions from images' TITLE or ALT tags in articles and displays them below (or above) the images.
It has been developed as an alternative to Joomla!'s built-in javascript caption solution as well as to the JCE editor's caption plugin.

Before displaying a website the EasyImageCaption plugin searches the article text for images. It then takes the content of an image's ALT or TITLE tag (depending on your plugin settings) to use it as the image's caption. You may restrict the "captionizing" to certain articles or certain images through the plugin's parameters.
The behaviour is very similar to Joomla!'s built-in caption solution, but it does not use any javascript.

EasyImageCaption requires PHP 5.2+ and Joomla! 1.5+. A version for Joomla 1.6+ is available, too.

Reviews are welcome.

Look at the download page for the version history.

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Reviews: 3
This decision, that I so long looked for. Earlier was to add captions to images on a site painfully long, now clicking of one button I can add captions to all images at once. It is simply excellent! The floppy and extensive functionality does this plugin not by the replaceable daily solution of my problem.
Reviews: 4
All I can say about this app is: It works great! Strongly recommend it.
Thanks to the developers!
Reviews: 1
This is an excellent plugin. Very easy to configure and works smoothly. But when I applied to an image in a K2 item it produced two captions and I didn't find a way to fix it. I know it wasn't programed to work with K2 (that's why I rated it excellent after all), but K2 is also an excellent component and it would be nice if this two extensions could work together.
Owner's reply

I have just sent you a CSS hotfix through e-mail. Thanks for the kind review anyway.

Reviews: 18
Thanks so much to the developer, this is a really great plugin, I was afraid it wouldn't work on my Joomla! 3.1 site, but it did! and it just saved me so much time!
Reviews: 1
Easy to install and work with. I needed a modification for my site and Thomas helped right away. Thank you, this is fantastic.
Reviews: 20
This extension can make automatic captions for your images and this works very well. You can customize the look and set many options.

Just don't forget once to set exclusion and this plugin will do all the work.

I prefer this one over Joomla "caption" class since it's more universal and robust solution.
Reviews: 4
Very nice and easy to use plugin. What is most interesting - there is no other free or paid plugin that adds caption in Joomla images. Great job and keep on adding more features! :)
Reviews: 10
The standard of some Joomla extensions never ceases to amaze me, and Easy Image Caption is no exception.

It does what you'd want, how you'd want achieving a perfect balance of simplicity and functionality.

Another essential plugin.
Reviews: 23
Really great plugin that makes my Joomla site better. I ask author of plugin for some interest modification, and he helped me how do it.
Reviews: 2
This a simple and efective way to show captions. I'm using JCE and there is no incompatibilities.

Good work!
Reviews: 1
This Plugin is pretty easy to install and configure. It works incredibly well for my Images in Modules, but for some reason it doesn't work in my Articles.. It also doesnt matter if i remove the caption.js or keep them linked..
Reviews: 5
I had used Joomla CK as editor when I uploaded the article images. So when I tried to use the Joomla default image caption method, it didn't work. I had also made my own image class, but Joomla use their own class. So EasyImageCaption was a lifesaver :-)
Reviews: 6
I loved how quick and easy this was to install and publish. Simply enable the plugin after install and determine whether I want to use ALT or TITLE tags for the caption.

I plan on installing this extension on all of the sites I manage.
Reviews: 9
Excellent job! It was SOOO easy to install and use. Thanks so very much!
Reviews: 2
Sometimes the captions appear, other times all I get is the first word of the caption. I am just using them in articles. I am going to have to look for something else. I can find no reason why some work and others don't. I need consistency an am not getting it.
Owner's reply

I haven't heard of this problem so far. Feel free to send me an e-mail through my website and show me the errors you get.

Reviews: 5
Nice, easy to use. Recommended.
Reviews: 8
This plugin is fantastic! It is simple to use and lets you choose either the Alt-Text or the Title field for the display. While it would be great if it showed the text within the editor, that isn't how a plugin works most of the time with joomla. Now instead of needing to embed a module with some custom HTML, I can just load my pictures and normal and have all the styling I need.
Reviews: 9
When I initially installed the plugin, I couldn't get it to work. I then emailed Thomas who explained that the plugin only worked with regular article content, not in the modules that I needed it to work in.

He then took it upon himself to make the changes that I needed for me! He is fabulous and his service is fabulous!

Thank you for your help Thomas! :)
Reviews: 18
Very helpful to create captions; should be an inbuilt joomla plugin
works perfect, saves time; looks great out of the box - and has no styling limitations.
Reviews: 7
Installed it, and literally within seconds it was up and running! And, you get to choose whether to automatically create captions for images already published or not, other variables, I love it, easy, looks nice, great plug in.
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