Today I began to test it and thought it must be very good. Finally, I realized that this component was disigned wrongly from the first line of code.
It requires to disable the registration system of Joomla, and can't use the registration of Community Builder.
Why it need a new registration system when everyone agree that CB must be the Core of Joomla?
Very bad idea. I will give up it even if there is no shopping cart component for Joomla.
The author said we should use JoomFish to get multilingual support but he has not realized that JoomFish is not a must for every user. Sometimes a language folder containing language files can solve this issue easier than JoomFish. Especially when the user just want a site of single native language NOT a multilingual site.
I suggest the author release the 1.4.1 version with a language folder. You can only put english.php file there and we translators will do the rest.
1. Let user customize the page title
2. Let user insert some customized text below the title and above the mainbody of the compoent
3. Let user add customized fields, and also the fileds can be allocated to different category
I think all those extension developers should follow this example to make better extensions.
Many many thanks to the author(s) of Ads Manager.
Another pain is I do not know how to set up one or more menu items on the frontend. I had tried to do so by creat a new menu pointing to the com_ but cause error on the frontend.
Hope authors give detailed instructions to a new user.
This SEF com_ is the best not only for English language users, but also, or the more important rule, it makes non-English language users like me to enjoy the fun of SEF perfectly.
Suggetions to Chinese, or Korean, or Japanese, or Arabian .... any non-English language users: When you use this SEF com_ , just name your Section/Category Name with your native language and name the Section/Category Title with English, then name your article Title with your Native language and name the article Alias with English.
Now, you can see all those words on the frontend are still in your language but the ARTIO JoomSEF com_ will extract link elements from those English Names you just given.
I want to rate this com_ as 100 if they had set this number.
I tried to reach the author of this component/module to report this bug but failed. Any one who can help me to reach them will be appreciated.
Finally, I would like to say this is a good plug-in though it has not functions of emotions and sound reminding.