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29 Apr 2011

RSEvents! - Joomla! event extension

If you’re managing a Joomla! event website, then you would probably know that recurring events is a must have functionality.

Suppose your local community handles a church based website and their members are planning to meet each friday whithin 6 weeks before Christmas.

Lets' see how easily is to set the above recurring events in both, frontend and backend Joomla! panel with RSEvents!

1. Set repeating events in backend

In the Joomla! backend panel, you will be able to set a recurrence interval for the event in question and some basic parameters, by using the "Repeat" icon from the "Events" tab, as shown in the below screenshot.

RSEvents! - configure repeating events

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27 Apr 2011

RSEvents! RSComments! integration

The users interaction in the web 2.0 era represents a key factor for your website success.
The social element becomes even more important when you own an event website and you need to allow users to interact with each other through comments.

Therefore, having a comment system for your Joomla! event based website is not something that should be overlooked.

An easy way to achieve this is to use RSEvents!, as a Joomla! event extension together with RSComments!, as a Joomla! comment extension.

How to use RSEvents! with RSComments! ?

We will show you below how to configure RSEvents! in order to use RSComments! as a comment system for events.

Step 1:

In the Joomla! administrator panel, head to Components >> RSEvents! >> Settings >> Events and select RSComments! as the default Joomla! comment extension.

RSEvents! settings tab - enable comments

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21 Apr 2011

RSEvents! with RSMembership! Suppose you have a Joomla! based community website where users can organize local events from concerts to meetings and fundraisings.

One of the project requirements is to be able to sell the priveligies to add events. For example, one would be able to pay in order to add an event.

Users that want to manage their own events (create new events or even sell tickets via PayPal) will periodically be charged.

add events in the Joomla front-end panel

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19 Apr 2011

The Joomla! Project has just announced the availability of Joomla! 1.6.3, which fixes several issues that were affecting the 1.6.2 backend functionality. Joomla! 1.6

RSFirewall! has been updated with Joomla! 1.6.3 hash files as well.

If you're using 1.6 on production environments, we recommend updating both Joomla! and RSFirewall! to the latest revisions (Joomla! 1.6.3, respective RSFirewall! rev. 25).

How to update to RSFirewall! revision 25?
Read the changelog

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15 Apr 2011

A new RSFirewall! revision has just been released with hash files for the latest Joomla! 1.6 update (1.6.2).

Joomla! 1.6

Additionally, we've improved the RSFirewall! System Check algorithm by skipping the default Joomla! 1.6 templates, administrator and frontend.

RSFirewall! System Check

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