JComments 2.0.0

We are glad to introduce new version of JComments comments component for Joomla! New version is fully compatible with Joomla 1.5, Joomla 1.0 and Joostina (Russian modification of Joomla 1.0.15) Added a lot of new functions, the global modification was undertaken and errors coming from previous versions have fixed.

What is JComments?

The JComments component allow site visitors to comment different articles and other published content within the website. The component has a flexible access settings system to component functions, a lot of display adjustments, template support, Ajax technology usage and a lot of other stuff.

What's new in JComments 2.0?

  • Joomla 1.0, Joomla 1.5 and Joostina compatibility;
  • New template system (more fast and efficient in comparison with patTemplates).
  • Reply on comment function and displaying of comments list as tree-type style;
  • Comments rating function (users can vote for comments);
  • JoomFish 1.8.2 and JoomFish 2.0 compatibility with possibility to adjust the component separately for each of languages;
  • JavaScript compression of component files (optional).
  • Tags support of 3rd party comments components. For example: {jomcomment},{mxc},{mxc::closed},{easycomments}.
  • Capability to disable comments links display on frontpage.
  • Language files format have changed. Now all language constants keeps in ini-files (as in Joomla! 1.5).
  • Added export of comments from next components: AkoBook, Chrono Comments, JXtended Comments, Reviews for SOBI2, J! Reactions, VirtueMart, Ice Gallery, JoomGallery.
  • Added integration support with next components: Bookmarks, Garys Cookbook, GroupJive, EventList, Ice Gallery, JDownloads, JoomGallery, KBase, RSGallery2 (Joomla 1.5 support), QuickFAQ, Yellowpages.
  • Code of the component got serious optimization, unused functions and variables were removed, added code documentation. As result of optimization: the component now working more quickly.

More about JComments changes and new features: JComments 2.0.0 Release Notes.

How to start using the JComment if you used other comment systems and save all data.

The component supports import feature from 16 third-party comment system components, including: AkoBook, AkoComment, Chrono Comments, ComboMax, Cinema, DatsoGallery, Ice Gallery, JXtended Comments, JMovies, JomComment, JoomlaComment, JoomGallery, J! Reactions, LinkDirectory, MosCom, Mosets Tree, MusicBox, mXcomment, PAXXGallery, Remository, RSGallery2, VirtueMart, zOOm Media Gallery.

The import feature allows you to start to use the JComments without any data loss.

How to use the JComments in 3rd party extensions.

One of the main features of the component is the simple integration procedure to third-party extensions. There are more than 35 step-by-step integration instructions to most popular extensions.

Thus, the JComments allows you to use only one unified comment system and control all comments settings centralized. You can view, modify or delete comments for any installed extension in the administrative panel of the component.

For developers

The documentation for developers is published on the component official website. There are typical solutions and feature usage examples. This section will be considerably extended soon.

Compatibility

On result of the testing the component is completely compatible with Joomla 1.0 and Joomla 1.5 (legacy mode or without it). Moreover the component works stable on Joostina (1.1.3 and 1.2.0 RC5).

Support

We provide support in English on our support forum and website. We will try to answer all your questions and hope that you would like our component.

For getting support of JComments component you may follow to special forum sections:

How to correctly make a request on support service

Before making a request try to use forum search: perhaps such a problem were discussed earlier. Besides, please read FAQ attentively and especially section of the product you have problem with.

  • Choose forum category which is dedicated to the product you have problem with;
  • Describe the problem you found and its symptom clearly and attentively;
  • Describe environment where the problem appears (Joomla! version, which server is in use (local or remote server), PHP & MySQL version, name and version of the product, etcetera...);
  • Describe did you try to make anything for problem solving and which results did you get;
  • Describe latest changes in website configuration or program software which refers to the problem (for example, PHP or MYSQL was updated on hosting company например server).

When you make a request to support service, please remember one rule: one question - one topic. It will make our work easier. Remember: as precisely you describe the problem, so quickly support service will reply on it, and consequently to help you with trouble solving.

And finally, if you already made a request, but then found a decision by yourself, please visit our forum and share the decision with forum community. Perhaps your trick will help other users to save their time.

 
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