Profile: Justin Thomas

80

Confused as to where any negative score has come from


Posted on 15 March 2017
100
Functionality
Yes. Tick.
100
Ease of use
Yes. Tick.
100
Support
Not needed but other's reviews make me confident.
100
Documentation
You can't go wrong with basic usage.
-1
Value for money
I used this to: Client sites and my sites. Thank you guys. Thank you
Owner's reply: Hi Justin:
Thank you for your review. There are no negative scores - it is just that free extensions get a 0/100 for the price so all free extensions get dinged.
Fixing this defect is on our checklist - but we have other Google Tag Manager fun project coming first.
All the Best - Jay
41

Great component, awful css and modules


Posted on 23 February 2017
60
Functionality
The core component does the job I need it to perfectly. Sadly it is let down by 2 incredibly poor modules from circa 2011
42
Ease of use
The core component is lovely. I have saved myself from the modules with a plugin call in a custom module. Very poor!
33
Support
When purchasing it takes 5 minutes or so to register making it look like the product hasn't been purchased. Unprofessional.
32
Documentation
Poor. VERY VERY poor
38
Value for money
Based off the component this is a 100. For the modules I feel like I need a refund.
I used this to: A client site for simple product and product category based testimonials. The component does this perfectly. This companies front-end presentation is dreadful and sloppy. Inline styles that I am busily hacking out. No override support either. Very poor indeed.
78

Start your "pop up" journey here


Posted on 13 October 2016
100
Functionality
Very simple indeed. Does what it is meant to do gracefully.
95
Ease of use
Only complaint is the documentation on the timing. The developer himself has stated that he hasn't got this done properly. Check the forum
100
Support
Haven't needed it but the forum shows the developer as very active and supportive
95
Documentation
Pretty good for 2nd language! I would suggest that completing the timing documentation in English would make this 100%
-1
Value for money
I used this to: I operate a website for a business in Thailand. With the King dying all websites MUST have a pop-up/splash page honouring the King. Understandably I needed a QUICK fix and this did the job. Wish I hadn't wasted 20 minutes with 2 other extensions to get here!
64

Mostly good - Business Edition (Paid)


Posted on 10 February 2016
90
Functionality
Yes. It does what it is meant to do and is very broad. There is nearly every option I can think of and scope for development.
70
Ease of use
This is where the issue lies for me. "Logic". This is the issue. It would seem that their logic is very disparate from that of the users.
85
Support
You do feel that, sometimes, you are bothering them but it is likely that they are ensuring their developer network is lucrative.
75
Documentation
Not so good. There have been huge changes recently and the documentation does not reflect this. Time to update guys.
-1
Value for money
I used this to: In development for 2 e-commerce solutions. Despite my reservations I would recommend Hikashop. I have used the major competitor in the past and feel that if I am to comment on the "logic" issue here than I have to do the same for that one. Happy to be using it.
100

That's embarrassing....for everybody else!


Posted on 23 November 2015
100
Functionality
Perfect
100
Ease of use
That's what's embarrassing
100
Support
Why would you need it?
100
Documentation
1) Install

Sorry, I thought you wanted me to write the documentation. This sentence has just complicated things!
100
Value for money
Tried another VERY well known solution, wasted a couple of hours before I requested a refund. Installed this and looked for things to do.
I used this to: Presently just one customer site but I will be retrospectively installing it on a LOT of other sites. Painfully simple.
75

Why didn't I try this earlier?


Posted on 30 October 2015
100
Functionality
Awesome functionality for a FREE component. Better than I got with my "other" paid sub (which will be ending...much like their support).
100
Ease of use
RTFM! Once I did that everything was fine. You will need CSS skills if you want to use the free version in your style.
100
Documentation
Brilliant. My fault for not reading it earlier.
-1
Value for money
I used this to: This time I was trialling it for a client site that needed a multi-stage form. I love the flexibility of the multi fieldsets and the styling options that provides. Based off this I will now be studying all my clients site for the simplicity of moving them all over.
30

Mildly disappointing


Posted on 23 September 2015
91
Functionality
It does what they claim it does. There's nothing fancy here but this is free.
19
Ease of use
This is where the problems lie for me. Errors in the admin section should not be fixed by editing server settings. Fix your component.
14
Support
I didn't use it but the search for my problem gave an answer that felt quite dismissive.
25
Documentation
Barely needed to use it. It didn't download through the admin component so had to download from their site. Problems as above.
-1
Value for money
I used this to: I won't be using this. Problems as detailed should be dealt with by the developer. I'm aware this is free but their competition in the free market is far better. Maybe this is problem that has happened with php and Joomla upgrades but they should be aware of these.
Owner's reply: The error you are getting, is happens mostly, if you use wrong RSMonials version with wrong Joomla version. If you contact our support team they will surely help you to fix the issue.
78

Thank you for solving my cache related issues


Posted on 12 March 2015
100
Functionality
I wanted an improved cache....I got an improved cache. Not their fault my hosting service doesn't have memcache as standard.
90
Ease of use
Turned it on......it worked. I did some poking...it worked better.
100
Support
Not needed them. Documentation and forum has been enough so far.
100
Documentation
As above. This and the forum has been enough.
-1
Value for money
I used this to: My own site but will be moving it onto client sites as soon as possible.
80

Finally gone PRO - Why didn't I do this earlier


Posted on 19 February 2015
100
Functionality
The only weakness is the template or the user. It is that good.
100
Ease of use
Again, the weakness is the user. Approach carefully and RTFM!
100
Support
Seriously, for the amount paid? Outrageously good!
100
Documentation
For what isn't in the documentation, forum or FAQs there is the support button.
-1
Value for money
I used this to: ALL my J!3 sites

The free version does a lot but with most modern sites pulling in js and css from other servers the PRO version is becoming a vital inclusion. I have used many, excellent, extensions for this task in the past. This is a mature, well supported product. BUY I
98

Once again the guys @ Offlajn have done it


Posted on 21 January 2015
94
Functionality
I would love to give this 100% but that would mean perfection and nothing is perfect. However this tool comes MIGHTY close.
97
Ease of use
It is quite a complex tool but Offlajn give you EVERTHING you need including an "in component" help tool. Brilliant
100
Support
I haven't had to use support on this tool yet. However I have contacted Offlajn before for other tools and they have been perfect.
100
Documentation
As good as it gets.
100
Value for money
I purchased the business version (i.e. the biggie) as I know that Offlajn are in this for the long term.
I used this to: My own sites and clients sites. A mixture of homepage presentations and sidebar presentations. It is perfect for all.
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