The K2 component gives you lots of features, that’s why so many Joomla! users still, even with the extensive options in Joomla! 3.3, use this extension to manage the content of their websites. But one of available option might be hidden for some beginner users – how to allow front-end editing with K2 items. In… Continue reading →
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K2Store is a simple shopping cart component designed to work with the K2 component. If your website only requires minor shopping cart functionality, you can use K2Store to add it to individual articles. All additional parameters are defined using the Extra Fields function of the K2 component.
Videos, like images, are a powerful feature, especially if you use them as an addition to the content in a Joomla! article. They allow you to hold the interest of your users for much more time than typical “reading” content. There are tons of things (for example, hints and tips) that can be explained clearly… Continue reading →
The News Show Pro module establishes a Web page’s structure and content layout. It’s extended properties may be used to create a simple image gallery based upon article images. News Show Pro GK4 supports the following extensions: K2 – it is fully compatible regarding the presentation of articles and allows articles to be chosen based… Continue reading →
If English is not your native language you probably want to use the K2 component in another language(s), for example: German, Italian, Dutch, Greek, Japanese or Vietnamese. The translation installation will help you manage K2 items, K2 categories, settings options and of course should translate all phrases from the front-end which are available to the… Continue reading →
Sometimes when you’re using K2 component to manage all content in your Joomla! (2.5/3.2) installation you might need an option to hide/remove comments labels, such as the “Leave a comment” and “Be the first to comment!” strings etc… as well as all comments fields for selected K2 items or menu (submenu) items. To do this… Continue reading →
Long before Joomla! got the feature to add and manage tags, K2 component already had it. An author can add as many tags as they want to each K2 item.
Unlike to the default articles component, K2 has integrated (built-in) comment system is easy to use and requires little configuration. Comments feature can be enabled or disables, also can be protected by reCaptcha system – more about in following guide.
Many people ask us: “What to choose K2 or Joomla 3.x Standard Content” ? There’s really no right answer to this question, it depends what features you really need.
After installation of K2 component he is “empty” – it doesn’t contain any content. What may slightly disappoint some people – especially if you want to replace the standard articles those from K2. Fortunately component K2 is equipped with a button to import.