Latestnews +

An enhancement to the Joomla Latest News Module, including additional thumbnail and date creation.

If you're looking for more features from the standard Latest News Joomla module, such as introtext, thumbnails, and dates, then LatestNews+ is the perfect solution for you.

LatestNews+ is an enhanced version of the standard Joomla latest news module. It allows you to achieve a news portal or magazine look by displaying your latest articles with introtexts, dates, and thumbnail images. You can use one or more LatestNews+ modules published on the same page to achieve the desired layout and presentation.

Features

  • Option to show or hide the introtext (to display just a list of articles like the standart Latest News module but with dates)
  • Now with the option to set the numbers of introtexts
  • Option to show or hide article dates
  • Ensuring that you won't have untranslated months in your article dates.
  • Set your own article image thumbnail dimension

Changelog

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 Version 4.0.0 - 05-07-22
* Unified version. Changed codebase for Joomla 4 version. Now Latest News + Joomla 3 and 4 use the same installation file
- Fixed Image thumbnail from incorrect image path
- Bug fixes

Version 3.0.3 (J4) - 01-10-21
- Fixed Joomla 4 compatibility issues

Version 3.0.1 - 10-04-2020
- Added multilanguage support for date format

Version 3.0.0 - 31-01-2020
* Refactoring, major codebase changed
- Added Joomla 4 support

Version 2.1.3 - 15/01/2015
- Fixed image in the introtext is not displayed issue
Version 2.1.2 - 15/01/2015
- Single version for Joomla 2.5 and Joomla 3.x
- Various bug fixes and improvements
Version 2.1.1 - 22/10/2013
- Fixed all errors / warning / notice in PHP 5.4
Version 2.1 - 21/11/2012
+ Added Support for intro and fulltext images uploaded from Article Parameters has been added. Now the thumbnail images source can be either from intro or fulltext image parameter or inserted image from Editor
* All included functions in helper.php now changed as class members
+ Added image.php file for thumbnail processing (borrowed from JoomlaBamboo's)
Version 2.0 J.3 Version - 5/10/2012
+ Added New Joomla! 3.0 version
Version 2.0 - 15/01/2012
+ Initial Release           
  • Created at 4 Oct 2012
  • Updated at 5 Jul 2022
  • File Size 100 KB
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  • Supported Platform J! 3.7+, 4.1+,5.X(BC)