Articles Display, Articles styling, Content Construction, Custom fields, Template Overrides

EasyLayouts works with your Joomla content, custom fields, contact forms, menus and modules and allows you to create beautifully formatted content layouts and custom contact forms using a simple drag and drop interface. Control the presentation of your Joomla custom fields with ease - custom fields are no longer limited to being displayed as a list after the title or the end of your article. Add a filter module to your site to filter your content items allowing you to filter based on custom field value, tags, categories etc. As a bonus EasyLayouts comes with some extra custom fields to extend the ones available in Joomla so you can use fields for related articles, youtube/vimeo videos, slideshows, file downloder. More custom fields are being added all the time. EasyLayouts is compatible with most site templates and allows you to create template overrides with no coding! You can think of EasyLayouts as a Page Builder for your content - use Joomla content, custom fields, modules and menus but control the presentation of your content with EasyLayouts, so you have the layout flexibility of a Page Builder whilst using Joomla core content and modules.

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Customise Your Content Layouts

  • Create layouts for all your content views - single article, category blog, category list, featured articles. article modules.
  • Full control over the placement of your custom fields in your articles, blogs and lists
  • No coding necessary (template overrides with no PHP!).
  • Create layouts that are category and language specific.
  • Select custom field based columns in your category list view
  • Blog/Featured article entries can be formatted based on their category
  • Customise the layout of your intro items and list items in blog views differently if you want - again these can vary by category and language
  • The dynamic Float Layout allows you to transform your blog views dynamically fetching new articles as you scroll down the page

Conditional Field Output

  • EasyLayouts 1.1.0 introduced conditional field display - so now you can choose to display your custom fields only if other custom fields satisfy special criteria you design

Create custom contact forms

  • With EasyLayouts you can now design custom contact forms using the core Joomla contact component and contact custom fields.
  • No need to install a separate form designer - use core Joomla with beautiful forms designed using EasyLayouts
  • Use the new conditional field output to create conditional form field questions e.g. "Any special dietary requirement?" would open a new input box if the visitor answers 'yes'

Extra Custom Fields to Enhance Your Site

  • Related Articles - this custom field allows you to link your articles together e.g. link recipes to chefs with 2 way linkage
  • Video (YouTube/Vimeo) - incorporate youtube videos or vimeo videos as custom fields with in your articles
  • Add slideshow to Joomla image list field - enhance the output of image list custom fields by presenting the image list as a slideshow
    • and more custom fields being added all the time
  • The EasyLayouts ImageList custom field allows you to upload images to your image list/slide show when you create or edit and article - you can even make these uploads specific to the article being edited to avoid clashes between multiple images with the same name. This image list field remembers the order you upload images to reuse this when the slideshow is displayes
    • Make your articles into a download manager withe the EasyLayouts Download file custom field - upload a file when you create or edit your article and set its access level so that you can control who can download your file.

Filter your Menus and Modules

Add powerful filtering of content to your site by filtering your menu items or by adding one or more filter modules
- Filter the list of articles to be displayed in your menu items - filter based on combinations of custom field values
- Add a filter module to filter the articles based on custom field values with sophisticated logic
- The filter module is controlled by the layout editor and allows you to choose which filters to include in the module and how the filter module is presented - no template overrides or coding needed
- The filter module that works with core Joomla menu item types - no need to use a separate component, filter your com_content menu items.
Allows you to create sophisticated websites where your content is filtered by custom field values.

Sort your Menu items and Modules

  • Use EasyLayouts to sort your articles based on custom field values.

Responsive Template Support

  • Create responsive content layout - supporting Bootstrap 2, 3 & 4, UIkit 2 & 3
  • Works with most Joomla templates
  • more frameworks added all the time

Custom Editing Pages

  • Create custom article editing pages that can be different for each article category

Filter and Search Your Content

  • Filter your menu items and modules based on custom field values

Easily Create Structured Website Content

  • Use categories to set up content types
  • Each has their own set of custom fields
  • EasyLayouts allows each type's display to be customised differently
  • See the demo site for an excellent example of this in action

Supporting Joomla Versioning

  • Experiment with your layouts knowing you can roll back to a previous version if something isn't right with your new layout

Integration with 3rd Party Addons

  • Supporting most 3rd party Custom Fields Addons out of the box
  • J2Store - customise your product pages easily and beautifully

Template Overrides With no Coding

  • Many site developers spend hours creating template overrides to control the layouts of their content - this is made more complex with the placement of Joomla custom fields. There is no need for writing template overrides to create beautiful layouts for your content with EasyLayouts.

    • Your custom fields and article elements are placed exactly where you want them in your customised layouts.

A Content Construction Kit (CCK) using Joomla Data

  • No longer do you need to add a third party CCK to create structured websites in Joomla
  • Your content and fields use the core Joomla components so you are not dependent on a complex CCK to manage your structured content
  • Create custom layouts and custom field selections which can vary by category
  • Use Joomla custom fields and EasyLayouts to create beautiful structured content - see the demo site for an example.

Like a Page Builder for Content

  • You control the presentation of your Joomla content items using a drag and drop interface like a Page Builder (also known as a PageBuilder without the space)
  • Combine the power of a Page Builder to control the the presentation of your content items with Joomla custom fields and sophisticated filtering as you'd get in a CCK
  • When you want the power and flexibility of Joomla with the presentation options of a Page Builder, EasyLayouts is ideal for you. You don't need to build each page one at a time, as you would with a typical page builder, instead your content and layouts define the presentation of your content. So if you are frustrated by your PageBuilder then you should try EasyLayouts.

Lots of New Features Coming Soon!

Save days of work developing sites - transforming your designs into reality.

Use Joomla! custom fields to extend content and EasyLayouts places everything exactly where it should appear - just as you and your designer intended. Allowing you to create sophisticated content based websites - sites for real estate agencies, cooking/recipes, law firms, sports clubs etc. are all easy with EasyLayouts and Joomla custom fields.

No need for coding template overrides or implementing the site in a complex CCK or getting frustrated with the lack of flexibility in your Page Builder - Joomla! and EasyLayouts are all you need.

Create beautiful sites from the simplest brochure site to a sophisticated site with varied content types and category specific layouts.


EasyLayouts makes it easier to create layouts/forms for clients and make minor changes to them.

Ease of use

There could not be an easier way to manage and format rows, columns, tabs etc on a form.


Fairly good.



Value for money


I used this to: layout/form management of a fairly complex knowledge management system:


Give you the power to manage the joomla core articles with their custom fields.

Ease of use

You have an easy to use part, but also you can configure a lot of things


Geraint and his team


You can acces to the backend of the demo site!!!

Value for money

i think is a good price

I used this to: extra power for custom fields and custom fields filters


A real page builder wich use the power of custom fields : it's exactly what Joomla! need. Using overriding system is clean and neat

Ease of use

Still need some polish and maybe not so easy not ppl don't know thez override system but for agency like us it's perfect.


Geraint and his team are always here, patient and it's ncie to see ppl coding in the "Joomla" way.


I'm sure it's coming (like for Jevents) but for now it's uncomplete (It's a hard work I know that) and there are still on the dev part.

Value for money

For agency It's time saved because it's framework/template agnostic so we can dev our own template without spending time on overrides.

I used this to: Not spending times on working on the overrides we always to for our templates. We can focus on the contents, function and css of our projects.


Free | Events | Geraint Edwards
482 reviews
JEvents is a well known and Loved Events Calendar / Management solution for Joomla. JEvents provides a full events and calendar solution for your Joomla! site. Showing your events in listings or as a visual monthly calendar view, create complex repeats patterns, import and export your events with a couple of clicks, offer a feed with your latest events. The JEvents calendar is translated into more than 40 languages so we are likely to have a translation for your website. JEvents offer Complex repeating event patterns, repeating event exceptions, importing and exporting of calendars, a sophisticated layout editor for event detail, event calendar, upcoming event list and even event creation pages. The JEvents package includes the main component, several modules and plugins to provide a feature rich solution to cover all of your event / calendar needs. Here is a quick rundown of what is included: Events Component One-off Events and complex repeat patterns of events that can be created and viewed in an attractive calendar and a variety of list formats Multiple design layouts possible and customisable as we follow the Joomla! template override standards. Fully compatible with Joomla MVC framework iCal imports and exports of events and calendars - import a calendar from Google and from your phone and present the merged list of events in a singular calendar or event list view Repeat event exception handling - remove one event repeat or change the event repeat date, the repeat time or the event description etc. Support all day events or events with no end times Events can be placed in multiple categories and calendar views that can be customised to show events from all or some of these categories Optional checking for overlapping events on a global or category specific basis - so you can block event creation when the new event overlaps with an existing event Custom layouts editor If you're not happy with the default output - we offer a unique Layout editing tool to perfect the presentation of your single event pages, event lists and calendar views of your events. With just some basic HTML and CSS you can really customise the whole page to create the perfect event calendar for your needs Edit how to display your events in: Events Detail page, Event List views or in the Monthly Calendar cells. You can even customise the event editing page to make it easier for your users to submit events or edit an existing event Custom layouts can be category specific, so your sports events can be laid out differently to your music events etc. Running a multilingual site? Your layouts can also be language specific!! You can create translations of your events too so your visitors will see the details of each event in their own language. Modules Event Calendar module provides you with a basic monthly calendar view. Coloured to highlight when events are occurring and links to day lists of events or directly to single events. Latest events module (List of events) which gives a highly configurable summary of upcoming events, recently created events or popular events Events legend (Category List) - displayed alongside the component gives you a summary of event categories and an easy way to limit the events shown to specific categories Filter module allows you to filter/search the events being displayed using a variety of search filters which are selectable within the module. Events Search Plugin A search plugin that enables the global Joomla search to search from the events in your event calendar Languages JEvents speaks Afrikaans, Arabic, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Latvian, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Brazilian Portuguese, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian and Vietnamese - Present your Events Calendar in the language of your users Availability JEvents has been powering event and calendar functionality on Joomla websites since 2006 and we have helped countless users to get their website running with a fully functional events / calendar system and will keep on providing JEvents for the foreseeable future. We are passionate about Joomla! and have been from the beginning so we are not going anywhere soon. JEvents 3.4 is available for general download - this is a Joomla 3.x native component that takes JEvents to the next level using jQuery and Bootstrap. Addons Available Free and paid extensions are available to further extend the functionality of JEvents from our site and from 3rd party developers. You can therefore further and enhance your events management and presentation capabilities.
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YourSites Manager

YourSites Manager

Paid download | Site management tools | Geraint Edwards
7 reviews
Are you ... Tired of spending hours upgrading Joomla and a long list of extensions on dozens of client sites? Tired of paying high monthly service fees for online site management services? Worried about the security/privacy/confidentiality of your client sites? Unable to use online site management services because your sites are behind a firewall/on an intranet? Would like to be control of your client data to reduce your GDPR worries? YourSites is a new way to manage all your Joomla Sites and your clients' Joomla Sites. YourSites is a normal Joomla extension that you install on the Joomla site you have chosen to manage the other sites. From this server site you will be able to manage your other sites. From the list sites in YourSites - a unique and secure connection to each of your other sites allows you to Check for Joomla updates Check your site is up and optionally check specific URLs Check for extension updates Check when your last backup was run (requires Akeeba backup installed on the client site) Initiate a new backup Install a new extension Apply Joomla updates Apply extension updates Block specific extensions that you do not want to update Generate a new backup before updating Joomla or extensions on a specific site Login directly to the backend with a single click Uninstall extensions Using Joomla custom fields and tags you can add client management functionality/project workflows If you setup a suitable scheduled task you can: Make sure each of your client sites is not down and that specific URLs on these sites are loading correctly. Check for Joomla updates Check for extension update Generate backups remotely ... All automatically with email notifications of any issues encountered You can even install Joomla on a new site (If you provide FTP and Database credentials for the entry in the list of sites) All this from your own private server that can be behind a firewall or on your office computer if you want. More features added all the time.
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JEvents Slideshow

JEvents Slideshow

Paid download | Extensions Specific Non-sorted | Geraint Edwards
1 review
This module allows you display a series of your upcoming events from JEvents in a jQuery Bootstrap slideshow. The events are selected using the same parameters as the JEvents latest events module and it automatically picks up the event image associated with the event using the standard images plugin. The display is responsive and there auto scales to match the size of your visitors display and the space available in your template. Note that for this module to work it is necessary to install JEvents.
Remote Loader

Remote Loader

Paid download | Articles Sharing | Geraint Edwards
1 review
Ever wished you could display the content of one of your Joomla modules on another website - this php script and associated module makes this possible. This php script helps you display the content of one or more of your Joomla! modules on to another site. The other site doesn't even need to be running Joomla. Inject your modules content on other Joomla! sites. Use the module provided on one Joomla site to load a module from another Joomla website Inject your modules content on other non-Joomla! sites using iframe tag


Geraint Edwards
Last updated:
Jul 09 2018
Date added:
Nov 30 2017
GPLv2 or later
Paid download

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