RSSearch! for JEvents

The RSSearch! for JEvents plugin allows you to expand the search radius to include information from JEvents. This plugin is available for both Joomla! 2.5 and 3.x.

Step 1: Installing the plugin

This is done by the standard procedure required for installing any Joomla! extension:

  • Head to Extensions >> Extension Manager >> Install
  • Browse for the installation package
  • Click on Upload & Install

Step 2: Configuration

To configure the plugin, head to Components >> RSSearch! and click on RSSearch! Plugins in the dashboard. As an alternative, you can look for the plugin in Extensions >> Plugin Managers and edit it.

The following configuration parameters are available:

  • Order By: the search results can be ordered by the following event elements - Event name / Event host / Event Start date / Event End date
  • Ascending/Descending: the displayed results can have the following directions - Ascending / Descending
  • Search fields: what event information should be included in the search radius - Events (event name, description, host) / Categories (name and description)
  • Event categories: what categories should be included in the search area
  • Itemid: provide the id of an JEvents menu item that includes an events listing, so that the module inherits that menu item's events ordering settings

Important: Make sure to publish the plugin after installing it.

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