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Insert Images into Essays and Posts

Eine deutschsprachige Version dieses Artikels finden Sie auf www.brisoft.de/de .

If you insert an image into an essay or a page with the “insert media” function  the image will always be shown at full width. In order to get a floating image with a smaller size you would have to add it manually in the HTML editor. To make this easier I have created this shortcode plugin. It allows you to select and insert an image and configure how it should be displayed.

Installation

To install the plugin download the attached zip file, unpack it and upload it to the storage/plugins directory of your Koken installation.

It should be visible in the Koken backend under Settings/Plugins:
Insert (floating) images
If the plugin does not appear here please check that you have uploaded it correctly. You may also have to clean the system cache under Settings/System. If you have updated the plugin from a former version sometimes it is necessary to disable and enable the plugin in order to load the correct version.

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Generate Meta Tags for Verification IDs

After a new website has been added to Google Webmaster Tools, Bing or Alexa these services wants to verify that you are really the owner of the added site. Therefore a special ID will be generated. This ID must either be uploaded to the server as a HTML page or a special meta tag must be added to the HTML pages.

Because I prefer the use of meta tags I hae written a small plugin for Koken that generates the necessary tags. This plugin can be downloaded from here and installed in Koken. The installation of plugins is documented on the Koken Website.

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XMAP K2 Extension [Update]

I have switched some time ago, my own sites from Joomla to WordPress and therefore I am no longer using this extension. Since I no longer have enough time to track the further development of Joomla and K2, I have decided that I will no longer maintain this extension. If someone else will take over the maintenance I would add a redirection to his site. The download of the latest version will be available until further notice. However, there will be no new versions.

Update June 3rd 2013: Nick Michel from CoolTechAnswer.com told that they would like to maintain and update the plugin in the future. They need it for their own website will make it available for download http://www.cooltechanswer.com. A version for Joomla! version 3 is currently in test.

New version of my XMAP extension for K2. There is one version for Joomla 1.7 and higher (with XMAP 2.0 and K2.5) and one version for Joomla 1.5 (with XMAP 1.2 and K2 2.4). To install this extension use the extension manager of XMAP. Read more …

Module: K2 Downloads

I have switched some time ago, my own sites from Joomla to WordPress and therefore I am no longer using this module. Since I no longer have enough time to track the further development of Joomla and K2, I have decided that I will no longer maintain this extension. If someone else will take over the maintenance I would add a redirection to his site. The download of the latest version will be available until further notice. However, there will be no new versions.

Since some days I use K2 also to manage my published downloads. Unfortunately K2 does not offer a view where you can see how often an attachment has been downloaded. You always have to open the respective K2 item to get this information.

Therefore I wrote this module for the Joomla! Backend that will show in the control center the number of downloads of each attachment. Read more …