Introduction

Contact forms, Forms, Articles Display, Content Submission, Content Construction

While being an easy-to-use, quick and powerful content construction kit that everybody understands, ContentBuilder fills the gap between cracks and regular Joomla! users, who finally want to get the advantages of a CCK -- Check out our demos and videos!

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Video tutorials and demos: http://crosstec.de/en/joomla-cck-demos.html

The main task for Content Builder is to structure Joomla!® content (articles) while preserving content layouts - but you can do a lot more with it, including:

  • Forms
  • Content Management
  • Catalogs
  • Directories
  • Classified Ads
  • Contact Forms
  • Article Submission
  • Basic Communities
  • Paid Content
  • File Directories (Upload/Download)
  • File Selling
  • Image Galleries
  • Extended Joomla! registrations, including Captcha and paid registrations
  • List/Details views (Record Display)
  • Site Builder
  • …or regular CRUD (create, read, update, delete) operations on your data.

Supports CSV Import!

Joomla!®'s article system is not replaced. Content Builder provides list/details views by default that can act as administrative panels. It also creates regular content items if desired, which you may use on your site just like any other content -- without the need of core replacements.

Additionally, you can use ContentBuilder to control user permissions for several actions, such as content access, content editing, rating, article parameter settings, publishing, etc.

Content Builder provides a well-defined plugin infrastructure to enhance its capabilities:

  • Content (extended ratings, image resizing, downloads or any other content plugin available)
  • Forms Elements
  • Forms Validation
  • List Actions (select records and perform actions on them)
  • Verification (think of payments and coupons)
  • Themes (yes, even themes are pluggable)

There is a variety of plugins that ship with Content Builder already, such as PayPal payment, image resizing (thumbnails, modal details), downloads, list actions and common form validations. Plugins and modules like Advanced Search, Videos and Article Selection Forms Element are available seperatly from download page.

Content Builder offers an easy-to-use integrated forms builder that can operate on the data source of your choice.

For our Breezing Forms fans, you might be interested to know that it also integrates perfectly with Content Builder (http://extensions.joomla.org/extensions/contacts-and-feedback/forms/4709).

*** NOTE: version 1.0 is in the works. The current version may be used in production already ***

Changelog: http://bit.ly/qn1ygW

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Posted on 16 September 2018
Functionality
nice
Ease of use
You have to learn to use it
Support
all right
Documentation
could be downloaded, especially on views
I used this to: latest version
Functionality
Does exactly what I needed. I wanted a form for users to fill out without modifying the core articles.
Ease of use
Pretty easy, but needed a bit of help. But the help provided was awesome.
Support
Posted on the forum and got help right away. Awesome
Documentation
Lots of documentation, just nothing quite specific to my needs.
I used this to: Creating an article form that creates articles besides using the blank form.
Functionality
Nice funcionalities to manage datas,especialy in combination with other great Crosstec component Breezingforms
Ease of use
Needs only some hours to learn
Support
Great support, included by mail
Documentation
Nice documentation with examples
I used this to: Managing users articles in combination with Breezingforms
Functionality
If you use breezing forms you MUST have this. How else will you process the data you collect?
Ease of use
easiest way to create a custom DBASE program
Support
Great. Goto the forum.
Documentation
This area I feel is lacking a little. There are a lot of Odd things I wanted to do. I got help online but it was not in the ducments.
I used this to: Insurance processing system for backend after collecting Form information.
Functionality
Database Usage without coding. I have not found anything else like it
Ease of use
Very easy to use, even builds you a form from the data.
Support
Cross tech has been great for me.. They are very good.. Just use the forum and they respond quickly.
Documentation
Yep documents
I used this to: back end data processing for my employees.
Functionality
great
Ease of use
steep initial learning curve.
Support
very poor response time (round trip response is at least three with the first a d second responses asking for info unrelated to the problem.
Documentation
Very meager documentation
I used this to: commercial websites
Functionality
Breezingforms has a vast array of functionality and features, surprising what it can do.
Ease of use
Takes a bit of time to get into it but the online videos are that good you will not struggle.
Support
First class forum support and the offer of custom tweaks
Documentation
Very well documented with plenty of videos
I used this to: I use Breezingforms to create custom online forms, which link to Google spreadsheets seamlessly. Well done everyone at Crosstec could not do it so well without you! RRM ;-)
Functionality
Absolutely amazing! I am blown away by the functionality. Very, very, different interface... easy to catch on.
Ease of use
There is indeed a learning curve, but it is worth pursuing. Videos by developer helpful even though they are not up to date with Joomla 3.
Support
Haven't needed it so far. Figured out most things on my own. Watched videos, searched out other info on web.
Documentation
Limited. I am not able to find detailed documentation through the site. Some videos are helpful. Need more, up to date.
I used this to: Building a directory on a school site. I purchased a couple of the popular components looking for a way to build a directory and make lists. I was very, very disappointed with how much trouble they were. For my SIMPLE needs, this works like a charm. Wish I could post a link.
Functionality
Highly modifiable tool. I am able to customize data input for a few different clients using this tool.
Ease of use
There is a learning curve, but once you get the hang of it, it's easy. Plus they have video tutorials & documentation.
Support
Their technical support is excellent, very responsive, timely and helpful.
Documentation
It's good. It covers the basics and more.
I used this to: Custom data user-input, storage, and report applications (use another tool called Reportico for dynamic reports).
I think this is one of the best Extension i have ever used.

Great Email Support by the developer and forum Support.

Easy to use relative to other content construction extensions.

I would recommend this extension.
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Content Builder

Version:
0.9.91 (build 251)
Developer:
CROSSTEC
Last updated:
Aug 02 2017
Date added:
Nov 19 2014
License:
GPLv2 or later
Type:
Free download
Includes:
c p
Compatibility:
3
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