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cedTag 2.5.3 for J2.5 Released

cedTag 2.5.3 for J2.5 Released


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 (, 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!

About The Author

Cédric Walter

I worked with various Insurances companies across Switzerland on online applications handling billion premium volumes. I love to continuously spark my creativity in many different and challenging open-source projects fueled by my great passion for innovation and blockchain technology.In my technical role as a senior software engineer and Blockchain consultant, I help to define and implement innovative solutions in the scope of both blockchain and traditional products, solutions, and services. I can support the full spectrum of software development activities, starting from analyzing ideas and business cases and up to the production deployment of the solutions.I'm the Founder and CEO of Disruptr GmbH.