As my hosting company still is on 5.2.9, I was left hanging there until I found this extension.
It works great and also validates properly. What more can you ask for?
Just one little thing. Current versions 1.5.2 for Joomla 1.5.x and 1.6.2 for J1.6 and J1.7 does not validate on W3C.
I would normally contact the developer directly on his website reg. such minor problems, but the contact form on his website didn't work.
All the best going forward. Looking forward to the W3C fix.
Hello Gaatec, I will look into this W3C problems, it was working fine last time I've checked, but now I do see couple of errors. Contact form on the site is working as it should, give it a try :)
I tried a few different paths, and wasted 3.4 hours without success before I landed on this extension. After registering on the developers site and paying for the software through Paypal, I initially ran into a couple of small problems. A quick email to the developer followed by a impressive response, I was again on my way to success. I had created my images for use in my imagemap previously so I now had to simply upload these to the specific folder and within 10 minutes I had it all configured and working.
This is definitely an extension I will use for most of my projects going forward.
All the best to the developer. Keep up the excellent work.
Couple of wishes though:
1) It would be good if one could add favicon to the admin (backend) templates aswell as the frontend templates.
2) Would be great to see what the "current" favicon is on a template. (while in the component in the Joomla backend)
Other than that it does exacly what is says and will definitely be of benefit to many fellow Joomla users.
One problem I found with most of these extensions was that they did not validate the XHTML properly and therefore created a vast number of errors on the site.
Because of this I was looking for a replacement. I then came across SIGE, and viola, I finally got galleries that validated 100% without errors.
In addition I like the fact that this extensions have a huge amount of configuration options that enables me to further tailor my sites.
Finally the "watermark" feature is just great, and is definitely one I will use to protect the images better.
As i said in the title, this is by far the best image gallery plugin I have come across and will therefore recommend this highly.
Keep up the great work!!
I will do! :-)
Thank you very much for your detailed review.
Quite easy to setup and get going, but I do not believe this is for beginners.
I would have liked to see an easier way to setup automated backups including automated email of the backup to a set email account aswell. That is the only thing preventing me from giving this extension the full 5 stars
Thank you for your review! The features you ask for (scheduling w/out CRON and email support of backups) are already planned for the 3.1 release :)
This exstension does exacly that in a self explanatory way. (I got this setup in no more than 2 minutes).
Simply install the component an dthe plugin, then activate the plugin, an dfinally enter the url rules in the component. Couldn't be easier.
I will definitely use this extension going forward.
The flexibility with aiContactSafe is just fantastic, and the Joomfish compatibility is the main reason I went for this in the first place.
I will for sure use this as standard in all websites going forward.
I would however not recommend this for beginners though as the flexibility (read complexity) herein might just prove to be to overwhelming.
I am not using Paidsystem due to the fact that it require users to top up their account on your site before they can spend. I see this as a major showstopper, and believe a simple paypal/creditcard payment extension is the only way forward, but such don't exist today.
I use Adsmanager as a catalog tool for a website, and it looks great. However, when used in that way it would have been good to have a shopping cart extension, but this does as far as I know not exist.
Finally, If you run into trouble with this extension and find your answers in the forum, then fine, but don't assume you will get any help if you post a question as my experience is that support is virtually non existent.
Mind you, I use 1and1 as my hosting partner, and had to configure the php to v5 before I got this working (1and1 use php v4 as standard unless otherwise specified).
This extension has helped me several times as I now can find, compare, and return to previous versions of articles.
This extension is easy to use and I believe it simply is a must for anyone looking to make life easier for themselves when working on a live site.