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Overview

The JomEstate extension can be configured using the options provided with it. You can control multiple factors such as SEO, Printing, Security, Image widths, and more using the options provided.

General tab

This tab controls the elements for Layout, SEO, Security, Contact, and Print options. The following image shows the options available on the General tab.

Screen 1: General tab

The following table explains the different options seen on the screen.

Tab

Options

Usage

Layout

Choose Layout

Select a layout based on existing components. Global layout is selected by default.

 

Default Listings Sort

Select the Listings from the following options:

  • Latest
  • Updated
  • Alphabetically
  • Rated DESC
  • Rated ASC
  • Most Viewed

 

Listings Per Page

Select 15, 30, or 60 listings per page.

 

Premium Listings on Top

Enable to see premium listings on top.

Layout Elements

Enable Print

Enable the “Print” button on listing pages.

 

Enable Tell a Friend

Enable the “Tell a Friend” button on listing pages.

 

Enable Save Listings

Enable the “Save” button on listing pages.

 

Enable Social Networking

Enable social networking buttons on listing pages.

 

Enable Address

Show the listing address on listing pages.

 

Enable Short Descr.

Enable short description.

 

Enable Youtube

Enable YouTube video embedded on listing pages.

 

Item Map

Enable google map in the detailed view - location tab      

 

Enable Image

Enable display of image on listing pages.

 

Listings Map

Enable Google map on the listings (items menu link)

 

Enable Date

Enable date on listings

 Enable Energy ClassEnable Energy Class for the listing
Contact

Email Send To

Enable Send Email button on listing pages.

 

Enable Contact

Enable the contact function on listing pages.

 Send Copy to Agent's CompanyEnable to send a copy of the email to the agent's company's registered email.

 

Enable Terms & Privacy

Activate a check-button for TOS and Privacy statements on contact requests.

 

Terms & Condition

Provide Terms & Condition statement by category.

 

Privacy Policy

Choose Privacy Policy by category.

Security

Enable Captcha

Enable Captcha for non-registered/logged-in users.

Captcha needs to be configured in Plugins -> ReCaptcha and enabled under Joomla Global Configuration

 

Enable Captcha for Registered Users

Enable Captcha for registered users as well.

SEO

Maximum Characters for Meta Title

The maximum amount of characters used in the meta title.

 

Maximum Characters for Meta Description

The maximum amount of characters used in the meta-description.

Print

Print Location

Print the map on print requests.

Other

Enable Powered By Link

Enable the “powered by” link on listing pages.

Media tab

This tab provides options to control display of media such as images or videos on the listing pages.

Screen 2: Media tab

The following table explains the options seen on the screen.

Options

Usage

Default Image Library

Select the default image library for the listings component between “GD” and “iMagick”. 
For more information see:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GD_Graphics_Library

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Imagick

 

Max Attachment Size

The component wide settings for maximum Attachment size in kilo-byte. (1024 KB = 1 MB)

Video Width

Embedded Video width in pixels. 
(size of the grey-box video player) 
Default Youtube.com size is either 480×385 for a 4:3 video, or 640×385 for a 16:9 video.

Video Height

Embedded Video height in pixels. 
(size of the grey-box video player) 
Default Youtube.com size is either 480×385 for a 4:3 video, or 640×385 for a 16:9 video.

Allowed Files Extensions

Comma separated list of allowed attachment file-extensions.

Listing Image Width

The main listing image width in pixels.

Listing Image Format

The format for the main listing image. 
1:1 = Image will be unchanged. 
4:3 = image will be resized to 4:3 format. 
10:9 = Image will be resized to 10:9 format.

Items Logo Image Width

Image width in pixels for Items Logo on the listing page.

Item Logo Image Width

Image width in pixels for Item Logo on the listing page.

Main Gallery Image Width

Image width in pixels for main gallery image. Ensure that the width value given here is as wide as or more than the slideshow width (generally 800-1200 pixels). If this is not done, the slideshow images will be blurred.

 

Main Gallery Image Height

Image height in pixels for main gallery image.

Main Gallery Image Format

The format for the main gallery image. 
1:1 = Image will be unchanged. 
4:3 = image will be resized to 4:3 format. 
10:9 = Image will be resized to 10:9 format.

Gallery Image Width

Image width in pixels on the photo gallery on the Items view (Gallery tab). Based on the dimension you provide here, the image can be seen as follows:

 

Gallery Image Format

The format for the main listing image. 
1:1 = Image will be unchanged. 
4:3 = image will be resized to 4:3 format. 
10:9 = Image will be resized to 10:9 format.

After the images width or format are changed in the Media tab, ensure that you clear the cache for JomEstate extension. Click System > Clear Cache -> check com_jomcomdev to clear the Joomla cache for our extension.
If possible, image format should be constant for both component and modules. Otherwise, cache issues may appear. 

Currency & Price tab

This tab provides options to control display of currency formats for listings.

Screen 3: Currency & Price tab

The following table explains options seen on the screen.

Options

Usage

Currency

Select the currency to use.

Additional currencies can be added by editing a config file administrator/components/com_jomestate/config.xml

Vat

The current vat rate for estates in the operating country.

Decimal Digits

Select the number of decimal digits required.

Number Format

Select the number format most suitable for your currency.

Display Digits

Select the format for the digits.

Currency Position

Select if your currency sign will appear before or after the price.

Integrations tab

This tab provides options to control map integration for listings.

Screen 4: Integrations tab

The following table explains the options seen on the screen.

Options

Usage

Map Type

Select the map type from Google maps.

  • Satellite
  • Hybrid
  • Terrain

 

Default Zoom

Select the default zoom factor for the listing map.

Listings (Items) map zoom is calculated automatically based on all listings and can't be adjusted, same apply for the ajax map search module.

Map Starting Location

Default location or starting point for map search.

Front Admin

This tab controls how the menu links are seen on the front admin for JomEstate. It also provides other options related to front admin.

Screen 5: Front Admin tab

The following table explains the options seen on the screen.

Options

Usage

Default New User GroupSet default group (membership) for users which are not assigned into any component group. Usually it is the first free group.

Welcome Article-ID

Set the component's welcome article from Joomla articles.

Help Article-ID

Set the component's help article from Joomla articles.

Profile Menu Link

Set the page for the Profile Menu Link.

Login Menu Link

Set the page for the Login Menu Link.

View Profile Menu Link

Set the page for the View Profile Menu Link.

Approve Listings

When listings are added from the Front Admin, they will not be published unless the site admin approves it.

Enable Alias For Non-English Characters

Enable to set Non-English titles in other languages automatically

Enable Paypal

Enable the Paypal facility for user subscriptions.

Paypal Email Address

Provide the Paypal email that will receive the payments.

PDT token

Provide your Paypal PDT token for secure payments.

Use Paypal Sandbox

Enable for testing your configuration with the Paypal sandbox facility.

Paypal Sandbox Merchant Email

Enable to set your merchant sandbox email address for receiving payments.

Paymens success article ID

Provide the article from Joomla articles that points to the page that the user will go to after payment is made.

Membership expiration reminder

Provide the number of days after which a notice will be sent about membership expiry. For this configuration, you need to set the Cron job. See Cron Job Settings for more information.

Monthly plan

Enable to set monthly payment in membership plans.

Permissions

This tab provides options to control permissions for different groups.

Screen 6: Permissions tab

For more information about how to configure permissions, see the Joomla documentation.

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