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Customize the layout/tempates

Changing an existing layout. The easiest way to change an exisisting layout of the component or module is to use template override Simply copy JOOMLA-ROOT/components/com_datafeeds/views/items/tmpl/default_<LAYOUT>.php to JOOMLA-ROOT/templates/YOUR TEMPLATE/html/com_datafeeds/items/defa...

Menu configuration

Display options   This tab allows to set navigation and sorting options. There are two sets of options, one applies to the start page of your 'shop' the other to all other deeper pages. group function When setting the group on option to on or setting it to one of the database fields, the comp...

Database fields

The following values are avaible to create custom layouts in the component or module item values [items_id] => incremetal number [feed_id] => 147 [feed] => Name of the feed from the feed configuration [hits] => number of kliks on the url [description] [title] [url] => clo...

automatic import using cron jobs

For automatic updating the feeds you will need to call the feedcron periodically. On unix style systems this is usually done using a cronjob. Most hosting providers allow to set up some cron. There are two options calling the webpage using w g e t, curl or lynx. Or using the CLI version of php. ...

Using share a sale productfeeds

The shareasale network provides CSV (piped) formated datafeeds. Adding the feeds to the component could be very straightforward, unfortunately the share a sale feeds have some issue's: they don't have a header row the are zipped instead of gzipped ( must be windows people over their) using...

Adding content to the datafeeds pages

Mod_datamenu allows to add extra text, meta tags and page titles to single datafeeds pages. For example, this gardening page has a customized meta-description and (the same) text in the lower left part of the page. Step one adding a mod_datamenu module Create a new mod_datamenu module using t...

Installation

Either use the component to add the com_datafeeds to your existing joomla site or use the full installer  this is  a complete joomla website including the component and examples. You can not use the full installer on an existing site! Please select the correct download   After installation clic...

Affiliate feeds for Joomla

Features Import XML or CSV product datafeed into Joomla Suitable for any currency, for example £ € $ etc. Search engine friendly links Each feed can be pre-processed before importing, rewriting data Automatic cron imports Automatic purge of old items Cloacked links free Get started u...

Downloads

Joomla 5.0 Version This version is not 100% backward compatibility issues with the Joomla 4 version. Latest version for Joomla 5: pkg_datafeeds-500.zip PHP Version >= 8.1.0 The latest Joomla 4 versions should work in Joomla 5, with the Behaviour - Backward Compatibility plugin enabled. Mi...

Terms and definitions

Joomla-menu This is a menu item defined the joomla admin 'menus' section. Here you define one or more joomla-menus for the component. Datamenu The module used with the datafeeds component is called mod_datamenu. This module is added and changed using the 'extensions -> module-manager' part ...