Configuration

All RSDirectory! configuration options are gathered in the Configuration tab, where they have been grouped based on their relevance. To access this tab, please head to Components >> RSDirectory! >> Configuration.

 

General
  • Date and time display: Set the date and time format that will be used by the component
  • Show time: Yes / No - Set to No in order to hide the time from dates
  • Load Bootstrap: You can switch Bootstrap off if you are encountering any issues with it, or turn it on if your template does not include such capabilities
  • Load FontAwesome Icons: Set this to YES if you want to load the FontAwesome CSS and Font
  • Load jQuery: You can switch jQuery off if you are encountering any issues with it, or turn it on if your template does not include such capabilities
  • Break type: Select how the tab / column break / section field will be handled:
    Column Break: Use this option to have the entry submission form separated in columns. (left to right)
    Tab Break: Use this option to have the entry submission form separated in tabs (left to right)
    Section Break: Use this option to have the entry submission form separated in sections (top to bottom)
  • Entry Author: Name / Username / Email - Select what to display when showing an entry author.
  • Show 'Install Sample Data' button Yes / No - By setting this to 'No', the 'Install Sample Data' button in the Dashboard will no longer be visible
  • Use Advanced SEF Routing Yes / No - By setting this to 'Yes', RSDirectory! will attempt to find the best menu item matching to avoid duplicate URLs
  • Use Magnific Popup for the modals Yes / No - By setting this to 'Yes', the default bootstrap modals will be replaced with the Magnific Popup
  • Enable JomSocial activities: Yes / No
  • Entry Author: Name / Username / Email
Contact

These settings regard the contact entry author form's modal:

  • Modal body height(px): The height of the contact modal (in pixels).
  • Modal body width(px): The width of the contact modal (in pixels).
 

Emails

Here you can choose which mailing settings the component should use.

  • Use Joomla! Global Configuration: Yes / No - choose whether to use the Joomla! mailing settings (configured in System >> Global Configuration >> Server >> Mail Settings area) or your own, set up below:
  • From email: Set the address from which the email was sent (not applicable if Use Joomla! Global Configuration is set to Yes)
  • From name: Set the sender's name (not applicable if Use Joomla! Global Configuration is set to Yes)
 

Payments

Configure your payment settings.

  • Currency: Set a currency that will be used in transactions. Please use standard currency codes (e.g. USD), you can find a list here.
  • Currency sign: Set the character that will be used as a currency sign (e.g. $, )
  • Decimals: Set the number of decimals that will follow the decimal point. Most commonly, 2 decimals are being used to list prices
  • Decimal point: Set the character that will separate decimals from the integer value (e.g. . or ,)
  • Thousands separator: Set the character that will be used as the thousands separator (e.g. . or ,)
  • Payment mask: Set the order in which the currency code, currency sign and price are being displayed. You can use the {currency}, {currency_sign} and {price} placeholders.
  • Credit Cost: The cost of a single unit of credit, determining the price of a custom credits package (the users have the possibility to submit an entry without having purchased a credit package, and can purchase a custom number of credits required for submitting that entry alone).
  • Entry Renewal Costs: Set the entry renewal cost approach - Charge for publishing period, Charge for publishing period and fields cost or Charge for fields cost, without publishing period.
 

Images

This tab is split into 3 sub-tabs. The settings provided here are designed to control the entry images:

Watermark
  • Watermark images: Choose whether to watermark the uploaded images or not
  • Watermark: Provide the path to the watermark that will be applied
  • Watermark position: Select the position where the watermark will be applied
  • Watermark opacity (%): Select the watermark's opacity (please use a percentage)
  • Watermark size (%): Select the watermark's size (please use a percentage)
Layout
  • Position in listing detail: Select the thumbnails position in the listing detail
  • Position in detail: Select the position of the images in the detailed listing page
Thumbnails
  • Small - width: The width of the thumbnail displayed on the listing page
  • Small - height: The height of the thumbnail displayed on the listing page
  • Big - width: The width of the images displayed in the detailed listing page gallery
  • Big - height: The height of the images displayed in the detailed listing page gallery
  • Normal - width: The width of the image displayed when clicking on a gallery thumbnail
  • Normal - height: The height of the image displayed when clicking on a gallery thumbnail
  • Zoom Crop Images: Small / Big / Normal - Enable zoom crop for small / big / normal images. Images of the selected types will be cropped to fit within the provided width / height dimensions.

Note: Every time you enable / disable Zoom Crop Images, make sure to also empty the folders containing cached images found in /components/com_rsdirectory/files/cache/.

 

Spam protection

You can configure the CAPTCHA, reCAPTCHA and No CAPTCHA reCAPTCHA anti-spam methods in this tab.

  • Captcha type: Select the Captcha type you wish to use (built-in Captcha, reCAPTCHA (Legacy) and reCAPTCHA (New))
Built-in Captcha settings
  • Number of characters: The number of character that will be displayed in the captcha image
  • Generate lines: Generate lines for higher security
  • Case sensitive: Make the input case sensitive
reCAPTCHA (Legacy) settings
  • reCAPTCHA public key: The reCAPTCHA public key
  • reCAPTCHA private key: The reCAPTCHA private key. Be sure to keep it a secret
  • reCAPTCHA theme: Select the desired reCAPTCHA theme
reCAPTCHA (New) settings
  • Site Key: The reCAPTCHA site key;
  • Secret Key: The reCAPTCHA secret key;
  • Theme: Select the desired reCAPTCHA theme - Light or Dark;
  • Type (Fallback): Can be Image or Audio;

To get a reCAPTCHA account, head to Google's dedicated website >> click on USE reCAPTCHA ON YOUR SITE >> click on Sign up Now! >> log in with your Google account (you must get one if you don't already have one) >> specify your domain (e.g website.com) >> click on Create Key.

You will then be provided with the Public Key and Private Key which you need to enter in their corresponding fields mentioned above.

 

Comments

Configure your commenting systems.

  • Enable comments: Choose whether to enable comments or not;
  • Commenting system: Select the commenting system you wish to use;
Facebook Comments Settings
  • Number of posts: The number of posts to be displayed in the Facebook Comments box
Disqus settings
  • Short name: The Disqus short name
  • Developer mode: Enable developer mode so that Disqus does not verify the URL
 

Ratings

Enable / disable ratings and reviews.

  • Enable ratings: Choose whether to enable ratings or not
  • Ratings star type: Icons / Images : Choose to display the rating system with images or icons
  • Enable reviews: Choose whether to enable reviews or not

Owner reply

  • Enable owner reply: Allows users to respond to reviews poested on their entries.
  • Modal body height: Set the height of the owner reply modal body.
 

Reporting

RSDirectory! also offers a reporting feature, it's parameters can be configured in this tab.

  • Show message box: Show the message box in the reporting form
  • Show reason dropdown: Show the reason dropdown in the reporting form
  • Reasons: Enter the reasons (one per each line)
  • Modal width(px): The width of the entry reporting modal (in pixels)
  • Modal height(px): The height of the entry reporting modal (in pixels)
 

Update

Add your license code in this tab. You can read more on how to get a code in our documentation.

  • Your code: Enter your license code here. You can get it on our website, in the Downloads >> My Memberships area by registering your domain
 

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