What is JExtBOX?

Joomla! + Extensions + BOX = JExtBOX

JExtBOX Login to Read More the extension for Joomla! CMS

This plugin hides a main part of contents and displays a custom notification such as a login form, a captcha and the other, when not logged in users visit Joomla articles or K2 items.

This plugin hides a main part of contents and displays a custom notification such as a login form, a captcha and the other, when not logged in users visit Joomla articles or K2 items. Also it has an integrated log-in module. The integrated log-in module redirects to current article or K2 item after successful log-in.

1'st released
Mon, 16 May 2011
Last updated
Sat, 6 Jun 2020
JED page
ext...org /...-read-more
Live demo
  1. Supported CCK: Content (com_content) J3.8 or newer, K2 (com_k2) version 2.8 or newer and its Content module.
  2. White-list and Black-list of Categories and articles or items
  3. Additional Filters: Date (Published Up, Created, Modified), Featured Status, Content Tags, Custom Fields, K2 Extra Fields.
  4. Login options: Integrated Login Module, Joomla default log-in, Text message only, Custom URL with title, Load module by module name or module position with or without additional text message. Also reCaptcha.
  5. Article Visibility: Intro text only, Limited text /HTML tags, paragraphs, words, characters/ and Nothing.
  6. Source of Limited text: Intro text or Whole content.
  7. Type of Limited text: Number of HTML tags, Paragraphs, Words and Characters.
  8. Log-in Message and Title.
  9. Overrides read-more link.
  10. Hides K2 attachments.
  11. Search Engine Bots: Specify which search engine bot is allowed to crawle a full article or item.
  12. Meta-tag for Search Engine /SEO/: no-archive and no-index.
  13. Removes empty <p> tags, for example it removes an empty paragraph, that was added to content when the read-more separator was inserted by using a content editor.
  14. Skip count: The maximum number of articles (requests) will be allowed to full access.
  15. Multilingual ready.

Version 3.22.0. Sat Jun 6 2020

  1. The new feature Logout link was added.
  2. HTML ID duplications between the integrated login module and the joomla login module were solved.
  3. Some default values were modified.

Version 3.21.0. Fri Dec 14 2018

  1. The module "K2 Content" was supported.
  2. Functions for K2 were updated.

Version 3.20.0. Thu Nov 8 2018

  1. The issue for reCaptcha of Joomla 3.9.0 was solved.
  2. Descirption and the language file were updated.
  3. The configuration form is improved.

Version 3.19.0. Fri Jan 5 2018

  1. Maintenance for K2 2.8.0 and Joomla 3.8.0.

Version 3.18.0. Mon May 1 2017

  1. Date filter was added.

Version 3.17.0. Mon Mar 27 2017

  1. Joomla Updater has been supported.

Version 3.16.0. Mon Mar 20 2017

  1. Custom fields (new feature of Joomla 3.7) have been supported.

Version 3.15.0. Tue Jan 17 2017

  1. New parameter "Hide attachments" has been added for K2 attachments.

Version 3.14.0. Sat May 21 2016

  1. New option "HTML tags" has been added for Limited text.

Version 3.13.0. Tue Apr 5 2016

  1. Concept for exclusion has been changed.

Version 3.12.0. Sun Mar 11 2016

  1. New parameter "Skip Count" has been added.
  2. Algorithm for hash has been changed.

Version 3.11.0. Sun Mar 11 2016

  1. New option "reCaptcha" has been added.
  2. Auto enabling during instatllation.

Version 3.10.0. Fri Mar 4 2016

  1. New option, that helps to hide login message in non article view mode /category or featured etc./, has been added.

Version 3.9.1. Mon Sep 28 2015

  1. Logical operator "or" was replaced by "||" for PHP bug.

Version 3.9.0. Fri May 22 2015

  1. New option "Override Read-More" has been added. A bug on "override" for K2 has been fixed.
  2. Some lines of code have been chenged to prevent possible PHP notice.

Version 3.8.0. 2015-04-21

  1. Bug fix
  2. Clean code
  3. Additional filters
  4. Joomla 2.5 hasn't been supported.

Version 3.7.1. 2015-04-21

  1. Bug fix

Version 3.7.0. 2015-03-28

  1. Integrated Login Module
  2. Major bug at K2 functinality has been fixed.

Version 3.6.0. 2015-02-21

  1. Mixed mode for Categories or Articles.

Version 3.5.0. 2014-12-26

  1. Plugin configuration fields have been improved: filter, url, module name and position name.

Version 3.4.0. 2014-12-24

  1. New options (module with login message) have been added by customer request.

Version 3.3.0. 2014-06-01

  1. All PHP notices, related to fulltext etc., has been solved.
  2. K2 installation check has been modified and Joomla warning has been solved.

Version 3.2.0. 2014-04-25

  1. K2 is fully supported now.
  2. Some major functions have been improved.
  3. New parameters (mode, remove empty paragraphs) have been added.

Version 3.1.0. 2013-11-29

  1. Major bug at K2 functinality has been fixed.
  2. K2 support has been improved.
  3. Limit parameter has been added for intro text.
  4. Name changed to "JExtBOX Login to Read More".

Version 3.0.0. 2013-10-01

  1. K2 supported.

Version 2.0.1

  1. Minor bug at default value of Login option has been fixed.
  2. Major bug at fulltext detection for Joomla 3 version has been fixed.

Version 2.0.0

  1. Additional login options.
  2. Visibility of article text.
  3. Search Engine Metatag.

Version 1.2.1

  1. Bug fix - bot detection.

Version 1.2.0

  1. Compatible with Joomla 2.5 and 3.0.
  2. Code optimization.
  3. Bug fix.

Version 1.1.2:

  1. Bug fix - Excluded or include articles option.

Version 1.1.1:

  1. Bug fix - Excluded categories list.

Version 1.1:

  1. Selection of usage type of Categories and Articles list: include or exclude.

Version 1.0:

  1. Initial version.

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