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  • Attention cedtag extension and Joomla 3.1 warning

    Remove cedtag before updating to Joomla 3.1!

    My extension cedtag is now colliding with the internal component name of Joomla Tag! both are named com_tags! You wont loose any data by removing cedtag, cedtag databases tables will remains allowing to do a migration later to the internal com_tags of Joomla!

    A migration path is documented and will be posted shortly.

  • cedTag 2.5.3 for J2.5 Released

    cedTag

    CedTag  has been updated to version 2.5.3 and correct a lot of bugs and contains some nice features.

    CedTag is the continuation of the GPL component Joomla Tags (www.joomlatags.org), Most of the codehas been rewritten according to the new standard of Joomla 2.5, the component has been greatly extended and most bugs have been removed. I will continue removing, refactoring existing codebase, in order to be able to add new features faster.

    What’s new

    NEW: Auto completion of tags in frontend and backend using jQuery. You can add new tags, search and remove tags without fearing creating duplicates!
    NEW: Joomla ACL support,
    NEW: Add basic support for themes, still need some css correction for optimal results
    NEW:Use confirmation popup windows for all delete/clear operations,
    NEW: New option to switch off tags title in front page,
    NEW: No white background in simple.css for people loving their black background as default,
    NEW: cedTag is now having no warnings/errors in PHP error level E_STRICT
    BUG:  I cant disable cedTag on front page when i disable it any thing not change...i want show tags only on full article view...
    BUG:  Working update manager: starting at version 2.5.3 you can update with one click in the update manager.
    BUG: Did remove a hack of me for testing -> it was not possible to switch off the add tags button in frontend since i fixcoded to true :-(
    BUG: Correct issue in editor xtd plugin blocking users to edit/view articles in frontend

    Code cleaning

    • Rewrite 90% of all query string to use the $query object api of joomla
    • Did clean the content plugin a lot,

    CedTag is used on this site with more than 5000 tags in 2200 articles.

    Your ideas are important, feel free to contact me and ask for new features!

  • cedTag 2.5.5 for J2.5 Released

    cedTag4

    CedTag  has been updated to version 2.5.5 and correct a lot of bugs and contains some nice new features.

    CedTag is the continuation of the GPL component Joomla Tags (www.joomlatags.org), Most of the code if not allhas been now rewritten according to the new standard of Joomla 2.5, the component has been greatly extended and most bugs have been removed. I will continue removing, refactoring existing codebase, in order to be able to add new features faster.

    What’s new

    NEW: Wikipedia auto-completion of tag descriptions with Wikipedia  OpenSearch API!

    Support more than 40 localized Wikipedia servers (all Wikipedia with more than 100’000 articles)

    العربيةБългарскиCatalàČeskyDanskDeutschEnglishEspañolEsperantoEuskaraفارسیFrançais한국어हिन्दीHrvatskiBahasa IndonesiaItalianoעבריתLietuviųMagyarBahasa MelayuNederlands日本語Norsk (bokmål)PolskiPortuguêsҚазақша / Qazaqşa / قازاقشاRomânăРусскийSlovenčinaSlovenščinaСрпски / SrpskiSuomiSvenskaTürkçeУкраїнськаTiếng ViệtVolapükWinaray中文

    For all termscedtag_wikipediaautofill1

    cedtag_wikipediaautofill2

    or while editing a term

    cedtag_wikipediaautofill3
    NEW:diagnostic page

    cedTag_newDiagnostic
    NEW: tags can also now be automatically inserted when new article is entered from the backend,
    NEW: new configuration settings “Force Existing articles get their tags updated always from article meta keywords at save time” under Tab Tags (default is No)


    NEW: Supporting tags containing many words separated by space: There are normally 5 ways to insert a tag after inputting some text: space, comma, enter, selecting an autocomplete option, or defocusing the widget. Now space now longer save the tag: You can enter tags with space as a result!
    NEW: inline documentation when adding tag in frontend

    cedTag_supportTagsWithSpace

     

    BUG: Code cleaning, according to Joomla standard: my dream is to have this extension accepted in Joomla core! Still a lot of PHP Unit test to be written before submitting this to the mailing list of Joomla developers. Now I use Joomla CodeSniffer  and PSR-1 CodeSniffer rules in my day to day development.
    BUG:  after click on Template Manager it show this err Fatal error: Class 'UsersHelper' not found in /home/assafir/public_html/administrator/components/com_cedtag/views/css/view.html.php on line 41
    BUG: tags were not inserted automatically from new content article in frontend,
    BUG: it was not possible to use html descriptions
    BUG: missing some http://jqueryui.com images resources

    Your ideas are important, feel free to contact me and ask for new features!

  • cedTag 2.6.0 for J2.5 released for Joomla 2.5

    Warning

    IT IS MANDATORAY TO COMPLETELY REMOVE ALL VERSION < 2.6.0 BEFORE INSTALLING THIS NEW ONE!
    Go to the Extension Manager under the tab Manage, enter in filter "tag", select all and click Actions – Uninstall
    Reason: I did change a lot of folder name and file casing casing to be more Joomla compliant
    Don’t be scared you will not loose any Tags or data from your database! uninstalling do not remove currently any tables!

     

    Your ideas are important, feel free to contact me and ask for new features!

    New & Noteworthy

    Security

    SECURITY: all Ajax operations+Admin operation are now protected with a Joomla token to avoid CSRF

    SECURITY: All SQL statement have been migrated to use Joomla Query Object so the code should be portable now under SQL Server, Postgress

    Code review and refactoring is a recurring task for me!

    Performances

    PERF: Faster escaping in modules if there is no tags matching any criteria,

    Features

    NEW: More themes are available.

    joomla_cedtag_moreThemes

    NEW: In “article Manager”, multi-tag filtering it is now possible to simply select multiple tags and/or searching for one tag and then another within the previous results.

    joomla_cedtag_multitagFiltering

    NEW: In “article Manager”, tab index is supported, enter tags hit tab to go to next articles,

    NEW:Full rewriting of Tag List layout, now table less.

    NEW:Full rewriting of blog layout: having as much if not all features of the internal Joomla category blog feature.

    • Table less layout,
    • Category display,
    • Articles Metadata: publish, created, hits,
    • Articles operations like print, email,
    • As it reuse the setting of Joomla, you’ll have to go to Joomla configuration to make changes or better it will inherit the same setting as Joomla content blog layout.

    joomla_cedtag_newBlogLayout

    NEW: full internationalization of all 5 modules:

    • Custom Tags Cloud (en-GB.mod_cedtagcustom.ini),
    • Latest Tags Cloud (en-GB.mod_cedtaglatest.ini),
    • Most Popular Tags Cloud (en-GB.mod_cedtagmostpopular.ini),
    • Most Read Tags Cloud (en-GB.mod_cedtagmostread.ini),
    • Random Tags Cloud (en-GB.mod_cedtagrandom.ini).

    NEW: Add “Save” button for “Template manager” and “Stop words”

    NEW: It is now possible to change the title of tags by changing the value of the key COM_CEDTAG_ITEMS_TITLE in  /plugins/content/cedtag/language/en-GB/en-GB.plg_content_cedtags.ini

    ; %1$s = frequency,
    ; %2$s = name,
    ; %3$s = created,
    ; %4$s = hits
    COM_CEDTAG_ITEMS_TITLE="%1$s items tagged with %2$s | created %3$s | Hits: %4$s"

    joomla_cedtag_ titleofTags

     

    NEW: More Options for Menu Entry “All Tags” Count, Page Title, Meta Description, Meta Keywords, Reverse display and tags ordering. Some default are provided.

    joomla_cedtag_ alltagsMenuEntry

    NEW/BUG Wordlenow working on Linux, was always working on windows due to a path issue to the true type font I did introduced, I took the time to add a lot more settings so you can fully customized the images created!

    joomla_cedtag_wordlejoomla_cedtag_ wordleOptions

    NEW: Rockettheme Installer removed to use standard Joomla installation packages. To remove now all CedTag components, just remove the main component. No risk of incomplete removal.

    joomla_cedtag_newInstallerjoomla_cedtag_newUninstall
    NEW: menu entries for administration backend

    joomla_cedtag_MenuEntriesForAdministrationBackend

    NEW: 5 Modules are now created as default but not published nor assigned to any page.

    joomla_cedtag_5ModulesAreNowCreatedAsDefault


    NEW: option so front page tagging to be just available in front page edit before , it was too long, and breaks the browsing experience for any logged author browsing the site, sometimes appearing even twice. (Request)

    NEW:scripts to switch off all subsystem of cedTag if you get no access to your site (happen only when you remove some part and not all of cedTag)

    Known Issues

    • CSV export of all tags is currently broken

     

    Bugs

    BUG:Error 500 Some people encounter while using URL rewriting.
    Found also that RokComment is crashing when used with cedTag. I did solve the issue by patching RokComment (I think the error is there and not in my component). YOu can ask me for the custom build of RokComment.

    BUG: correct handling of trash item in frontend
    BUG: correct handling of Joomla ACL using authorized access levels for the user
    BUG: Can add tag but cannot delete tag, request http://forums.waltercedric.com/index.php?topic=1401.0
    BUG
    : Content plugin don’t get executed in blog layout,
    BUG: wordle links were not supporting SEF
    BUG: advertisement code was not allowing html,
    BUG: Custom tag cloud module: the SQL query was broken,
    BUG: Custom tag cloud font size and title overlay was not defined ,
    BUG: All tags layout was not taking “count” into account for limiting the size of the cloud.
    BUG: default file css restore was not depending on user selection of theme, as a result restore was always using simple.default.css
    BUG: installer now create default modules instances without publishing them.
    BUG: metadata of menu entry “All tags” was not reading parameters, now you can set count, sorting, metadata descriptions and keywords
    BUG: paging at the limits (where ?limitstart= is in the url) lead to a tag not found.
    BUG: “:” was always filtered from tag name even when removed from “Strip Characters”
    BUG: Solved “Warning: Missing argument 4 for plgContentCedTags::onContentBeforeDisplay() in plugins/content/cedTags/cedTags.php on line 41"

  • cedTag 2.6.0 for Joomla 2.5 warning

    Attention

    IT IS MANDATORAY TO COMPLETELY REMOVE ALL VERSION of cedTag older than 2.6.0 BEFORE INSTALLING cedTag 2.6.0

    Go to the Extension Manager under the tab Manage, enter in filter "tags", select all and click Actions - Uninstall

    This step is mandatory as I did change folder name and file casing to be more Joomla compliant!

    Don’t be scared you will not loose any Tags or data from your database! uninstalling do not remove currently any tables!

    cedTag 2.6.0 is due to be released in 1-2 days!

  • cedTag 2.6.1 for J2.5 released for Joomla 2.5

     

    cedTag provide a useful way to group related posts together and to quickly tell readers what a post is about. Tags also make it easier for people to find your content. Tags are similar to, but more specific than, Joomla categories.

    Warning

    IT IS MANDATORAY TO COMPLETELY REMOVE ALL VERSION < 2.6.0 BEFORE INSTALLING THIS NEW ONE!
    Go to the Extension Manager under the tab Manage, enter in filter "tag", select all and click Actions – Uninstall
    Reason: I did change a lot of folder name and file casing casing to be more Joomla compliant
    Don’t be scared you will not loose any Tags or data from your database! uninstalling do not remove currently any tables!

    New & Noteworthy

    cedThumbnails support in cedTag!

    • cedThumbnails show Related Stories Under Each Post, it is a small widget that appears under each post, linking to related stories from your blog archive,
    • cedThumbnails links to stories that are relevant and interesting to readers of a particular post, keeping them engaged with your blog, and increasing your traffic!

    You can now use Tags from cedTag to display related articles in Joomla. You can choose either

    • CedThumbnails  (require extension CedThumbnails)
    • Joomla - using Meta-Keywords

    cedtag_2-6-1_relatedarticles

    Maintenance Page

    This new page will let you perform basic maintenance operations. Feel Free to ask for more operations using the support channel (Forums or Feedback (UserVoice))

    Replace Tag xxxx with Tag yyyy in all articles with Tag xxxx

    cedtag_2-6-1_maintenance-replace-tags

    Add Tag yyyy to all articles which have also Tag xxxx

    cedtag_2-6-1_maintenance-add-tags

    Remove Tag xxxx to all articles which have also Tag yyyy.

    cedtag_2-6-1_maintenance-remove-tags

    NEW:change position of tag in category view, blog view that you can set tags to appear after intro text (show after text before readmore button)

    NEW:version of extension is now displayed in administrator backend panel.

    NEW:Adding a  “Clear All” button in   “TERM MANAGER” to remove all Tags and all

     

    Bug Fixing

    fix 500 error

    This error is now solved for good, was in cedtag component SEF (Thanks to Signature Ltd)

    BUG: missing CSS style on ads top

    Miscellaneous

    The whole code has been validated using PHP code guidelines PSR-0/PSR-1/PSR-2

     

     

    Your ideas are important, feel free to contact me and ask for new features!

    You can download the latest version and just upgrade without any loss of data by reinstalling the package

     

  • cedTag 2.6.2 for J2.5 released for Joomla 2.5

    cedTag provide a useful way to group related posts together and to quickly tell readers what a post is about. Tags also make it easier for people to find your content. Tags are similar to, but more specific than, Joomla categories.

    What’s NEW

    NEW: Adding a debug switch in administrator configuration area, this will write a file at logs/cedtag.php that contains some debug information that may be useful to spot difficult bugs,

    NEW:a new css file (/media/com_cedtag/css/blog.css) is added to the blog layout to give you more control on the rendering of top and bottom publicity,

    BUG cedtag was adding ul no matter if tags were available for the current article.

    BUG title of html page was not translated correctly and was displayed wrongly like this

    <title>%1$s items tagged with %2$s | created %3$s | Hits: %4$sjoomla | test</title>

    BUG solve cedtag: Warning: Missing argument 8 for plgContentCedTag::execute(), called in /htdocs/public/www/plugins/content/cedtag/cedtag.php on line 72 and
    defined in /htdocs/public/www/plugins/content/cedtag/cedtag.php on line 136 Fatal error: Call to a member function get()
    on a non-object in /htdocs/public/www/plugins/content/pagenavigation/pagenavigation.php on line 30

     

    Features

    what are the features of cedtag? get an overview by reading http://cedtag.waltercedric.com

    Your ideas are important, feel free to contact me and ask for new features!

  • CedTag BETA 2.5.0 for J2.5 Released

    cedTags_for_joomla

    cedTag  has been released and it is still beta, it has been made available to gather feedback. Don’t use it in production or at your own risk. I plan to use it before the end of months on my site. I would love to hear what is missing, what you don’t like, how it can be better.

    A real free tag system for Joomla!

    Front end features

    • Show tags at the bottom of each article.
    • Tag list view
    • Tag blog view
    • Most popular tags.
    • Most hits tags.
    • Latest tags.
    • SEF support, compatible with sh404SEF,ARTIO JoomSEF,AceSEF
    • XMap Plugin
    • Language file support
    • Add/Edit tags
    • Compatible with JoomlFish
    • Search plugin.

    Back end features

    • Import Tags from Meta keywords
    • Import tags from 3rd party system
    • Term editable.
    • Batch term add.
    • Batch tag management.
    • Auto extractable tag.
    • Language file support
    • Template edit online.
    • Tags filter by section and category.
    • One click installation.

    User of Joomla Tags, just install this all in one package and select Import – Souce – Joomla Tags and click import to copy your data in the new table.

    cedTag a new Tag system for Joomla 2.5 (based on Joomla tags) is now deployed on my showcase

    http://demo-joomla-2.5.waltercedric.com/

     

  • cedThumbnails 2.5.5 for J2.5 Released

    CedThumbnails has been updated to version 2.5.5 and contains 1 new features for both Joomla 1.7 and Joomla 2.5. For existing users the update will display in the Extensions Manager under Updates. If you do not have this currently installed, you can click the link below and install as normal via the Extensions Manager.

    What’s new?

    • Video Thumbnail Feature: Google Youtube video are now supported as thumbnails!
    • Administrator panel
    • Update server simplified

    Full list of changes available in GIT commit aa32de404c928f3bd0fc67d7b9302e236893fd48

  • How to migrate from cedtag to joomla 3.1.x Internal Tag extension

    Why you may consider migrating away from cedTag?

    Joomla 3.1.x has a better build in internal tags solution that differ from cedTag:

    • Joomla com_tags support multi languages,
    • Joomla com_tags support tags hierarchy,
    • Joomla is build in Joomla core which mean a clear roadmap and better support.

    It still miss some nice features of cedTag, but the may be added by me or somebody else in the future!

    In order to move away from cedTag and import all your cedTag tags into Joomla 3.1.x you can follow these steps, continue reading the how to in my wiki

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