Articles Images, Images

The EasyImageCaption plugin for Joomla generates captions from article images’ title or alt attributes and displays them below (or above) the images. An optional data-copyright attribute can be used to display copyright or license information for the image next to the caption.

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How It Works

EasyImageCaption works out-of-the-box. After installation through Joomla’s extension manager, you just have to enable it, and all your article images will automatically show captions on front-end pages. You may however restrict “captionizing” to certain images or certain articles through the plugin parameters.

The generated source code is 100% valid HTML5 for maximum browser compatibility and smooth integration into your website. Captions will also work on responsive websites (depending on your template, you may have to add some additional CSS).

The captions can be styled individually through your template’s CSS file(s) or through the built-in basic style settings.

049 beta3 - good but

Posted on 17 August 2010

works very well but joomla show some warnings

Deprecated: Function split() is deprecated in plugins\content\easyimagecaption.php on line 89 on line 92,95,101,104,121

its little annoying

Owner's reply: Thanks for your review.

It looks like "split()" is deprecated since PHP 5.3. I haven't come across these warnings yet, because I'm still using 5.2. Will get rid of this function.

Mouse over

Posted on 07 July 2010

good idea but I could give it 5 stars if it contains the option of mouse over not just below and over the image

Owner's reply: Well, but this isn't a mouse-over plugin. The purpose of EasyImageCaption is to show captions below (or above) images. That's what it was made for, so I don't regard mouse-over as a missing feature.

It sounds interesting though... ;-)

Excellent plugin!

Posted on 03 June 2010

I am putting together a complex news site for a client and was looking for a simple method to handle captions. This plugin did the trick. I don't care what others are saying - this is a well thought-out, feature/option-rich plugin.

For the author, I would submit a request to add the ability to adjust padding for the whole image box, as well as border settings - I had to modify the CSS for that.

For everyone complaining - don't blame this author because other components aren't compatible! My advice? Lose the other ones!!

Nice, but…

Posted on 21 May 2010

I have tried the plugin on several of my Joomla (1.5.10) sites, that also use the JCE plugin. But the problem was, the numerous old captions were not handled correctly. Even though I activated that existing captions should be left untouched, they still were displayed. So on many, many articles in my site, I had two captions underneath each picture. So this plugin for me was no good.

Owner's reply: Sorry, I was not aware of that problem. The feature did work, but there have been a lot of changes to the code since the initial release. So I might have messed that up. Will look into it.

Many, thank you very much for making our job easier and give us your time and talent. Do not forget us, we expect the stable version. I am very grateful, very good job.

Do not work !

Posted on 15 April 2010

Do not work with the plugin Superblogger JoomlaWorks.

Owner's reply: The problem you described in your forum post and your e-mail is NO EasyImageCaption error. It works as expected. The root of the problem is not an error at all, but lies in the way SuperBlogger handles images.

Therefor I consider this poor review as unjustified.

Doesn't work with Title tag

Posted on 12 March 2010

Doesn't work with Title tag. Please fix JCEToolTipFix() function calls on lines 292 and 298 in easyimagecaption.php

Owner's reply: This bug has already been fixed in v0.49beta2. Please use the forum thread or send an e-mail for reporting bugs. Thank you.


Posted on 13 January 2010

Simply PERFECT !

It makes the work MUCH easier for both pros and newbies Joomla! admins.

Thanks so much for this plugin.

Great Product

Posted on 01 November 2009

Thanks for creating this extension. Works right away, both IE & Netscape.

Good as good gets

Posted on 20 August 2009

I was for a long time wondering why there wasn't an easier way to have captions on images and this came along to alleviate that need.

In most cases this plug-in should work handily and the developer was responsive to making a fix to accommodate other plugs (in in my case JUThumbnail 2.2 version - not working with 2.3) that it may conflict with.

Although I don't expect the developer to try and keep up with every add-on that may break as other developers make changes I do appreciate the effort. I'll add this to my list of must have add-ons.



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Thomas Römer
Last updated:
Mar 01 2017
Date added:
Jul 22 2009
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