What is JExtBOX?

Joomla! + Extensions + BOX = JExtBOX

JExtBOX Equation the extension for Joomla! CMS

This extension helps to display your math equations, diagrams and figures.

This extension adds a functionality for inserting and displaying math equations (TeX/LaTeX) and figures (PSPicture). Also it supports equation numbering.

component, plugin
1'st released
Sun, 21 Apr 2013
Last updated
Fri, 9 Nov 2018
JED page
ext...org /...x-equation
Live demo
  1. Editor button for inserting math equations and figures
  2. Live preview and LaTeX template (typical scripts)
  3. Powered by MathJax: This plugin is based on MathJax.
  4. Custom installation: You can use a local installation of MatJax on your server.
  5. MathJax custom config & default config
  6. MathJax source: Content Delivery Network (CDN) or Local installation.
  7. Fallback: Loads the local installation, if CDN fails.
  8. Resource & time saving: Stops when any equation not detected on text of an article or whole body of HTML page.
  9. Direct conversion
    1. Converts LaTeX equations in HTML including content which is loaded by AJAX, to MathJax formatted script on the fly.
    2. Skips HTML tags: "pre" & "code", i.e. does not convert equations and pspictures inside these tags.
    3. Doesn't convert $ selector of JavaScript library in tags "script".
    4. Clean-up spaces after line equations.
  10. Supports pspicture: LaTeX2HTML5 or Mathapedia

2.12.0. Nov 9, 2018. Descriptions and language files was updated. The configuration form was improved. A minor bug for back-end about page was solved.

2.11.1. Sep 4, 2017. A minor bug for front-end editor has been solved.

2.11.0. Jun 24, 2017. Dollar sign escape.

2.10.0. May 8, 2017. Maintenance for MathJax CDN changes.

2.9.1. February 23, 2017. Minor modification for live preview due to MathJax issue.

2.9.0. February 4, 2017. Templates for typical scripts.

2.8.3. February 4, 2017. A bug for live preview on the front-end editor has been solved.

2.8.2. January 19, 2017. Front-end editor has been supported.

2.8.1. October 27, 2016. Maintenance for latest version of Joomla.

2.8.0. April 24, 2016. Editor button and live preview have been added.

2.7.0. March 11, 2016. Code improvement.

2.6.0. August 26, 2015. Maintenance release for MathJax CDN.

2.5.0. January 25, 2015. MathJax custom config parameter has been added. Free version was released.

2.4.0. November 18, 2014. Conversion, on the fly, function has been improved. Also some minor development in content plugin.

2.3.0. June 03, 2014. MathJax version selection option & skip code tag functionality have been added.

2.2.0. March 22, 2014. Listener for DOM changes has been added to system plugin.

2.1.1. March 19, 2014. Some bug has been fixed.

2.1.0. March 9, 2014. System plugin.

2.0.0. December 18, 2013. Pspicture.

1.0.0. April 21, 2013. Initial version.

Demo is available now

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Difference between Free and Paid versions

LaTeX script Direct Conversion
Content Construction Kit (such as K2, core Content) support
All front-end components and modules support
Rendering maths loaded by AJAX
Editor button/Popup Window for inserting Math
Live Preview in Popup Window
MathJax version, local installation, fallback, custom config
PSPicture support
Skip tags pre & code
Clean-up spaces after line equations

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