Category Archives: Plugins

Plugins are small task oriented extensions that enhance the Joomla! framework. Some are associated with particular extensions and others, such as editors, are used across all of Joomla. Most beginning users do not need to change any of the plugins that install with Joomla. Help

Quick Icons

 The Quick Icon plugin group is used to provide notification that updates to Joomla! or installed extensions are available and should be applied. These notifications display on your administrator control…

Captcha

The Captcha plugins are used to prevent spam submissions on your forms such as registration, contact and login. You basic installation of Joomla includes one Captcha plugin which leverages the…

System

System plugins operate every time a page on your site loads. They control such things as your URLS, whether users can check a „remember me” box on the login module,…

User

Default on: Joomla Help Default off: Two new plugins are available but are disabled by default. Contact Creator HelpCreates a new linked contact record for each new user created. Profile HelpThis example…

Content

Content plugins run when specific kinds of pages are loaded. They do things ranging from protecting email addresses from harvesters to creating page breaks. Default on: Email Cloaking Help Load…

Authentication

The authentication plugins operate when users login to your site or administrator. The Joomla! authentication plugin is in operation by default but you can enable Gmail or LDAP or install…

Editors

Editors are used thoughout Joomla! where content is created. TinyMCE is the default choice in most locations although CodeMirror is used in the template manager. No Editor provides a text…

Editors-xtd

These plugins are the buttons found beneath your editor. They only run when an editor plugin runs. Default on: Editor Button: Image Help Editor Button: Readmore Help Editor Button: Page Break Help Editor…

Search

The search component uses plugins to control which parts of your Joomla! site are searched. You may choose to turn off some areas to improve performance or for other reasons….