tags

Tag or tagging could refer to: read more at WikiPedia

  • I am a very happy user of Joomla! tags from Phil Taylor. My only complaints is that it is still not part of Joomla!® core.

    joomlatags

    Joomla!® Tags is a Joomla Extension for adding tags to Joomla!® Content.
    Use Joomla Tags to allow content classification by keywords (Tags), can also be used to create virtual categories to add content into, over coming Joomla!® single section/category structure
    read more here…

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    In order to display all my tags (more than 1500 currently), I did develop for myself a small module that is attracting visitors attention. It is nothing fancy but just a module that is able to query Joomla! tags internal database and create a fancy flash applet using wp-cumulus

    wpcumulus WP-Cumulus allows you to display your site's tags, categories or both using a Flash movie that rotates them in 3D. It works just like a regular tags cloud, but is more visually exciting. Clicking the tags can be a little hard (depending on your speed setting) but does take you to the appropriate page :).

    The sources code for the Flash movie are available from wordpress.org.

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    You can discover my module live at the bottom of this page.

    nimbus.for.joomla.tags&160;

    NOTA

    1. If you don’t have or use Joomla! tags, this module wont be useful at all! You will have to search for a custom or alternate solution in JED
    2. The name nimbus is coming from a certain type of clouds
    3. I need to clean the code before releasing, that’s all
  • Remove cedtag before updating to Joomla 3.1!

    My extension cedtag is now colliding with the internal component name of Joomla Tag! both are named com_tags! You wont loose any data by removing cedtag, cedtag databases tables will remains allowing to do a migration later to the internal com_tags of Joomla!

    A migration path is documented and will be posted shortly.

  • cedTag

    CedTag&160; has been updated to version 2.5.3 and correct a lot of bugs and contains some nice features.

    CedTag is the continuation of the GPL component Joomla Tags (www.joomlatags.org), Most of the codehas been rewritten according to the new standard of Joomla 2.5, the component has been greatly extended and most bugs have been removed. I will continue removing, refactoring existing codebase, in order to be able to add new features faster.

    What’s new

    NEW: Auto completion of tags in frontend and backend using jQuery. You can add new tags, search and remove tags without fearing creating duplicates!
    NEW: Joomla ACL support,
    NEW: Add basic support for themes, still need some css correction for optimal results
    NEW:Use confirmation popup windows for all delete/clear operations,
    NEW: New option to switch off tags title in front page,
    NEW: No white background in simple.css for people loving their black background as default,
    NEW: cedTag is now having no warnings/errors in PHP error level E_STRICT
    BUG:&160; I cant disable cedTag on front page when i disable it any thing not change...i want show tags only on full article view...
    BUG:&160; Working update manager: starting at version 2.5.3 you can update with one click in the update manager.
    BUG: Did remove a hack of me for testing -> it was not possible to switch off the add tags button in frontend since i fixcoded to true :-(
    BUG: Correct issue in editor xtd plugin blocking users to edit/view articles in frontend

    Code cleaning

    • Rewrite 90% of all query string to use the $query object api of joomla
    • Did clean the content plugin a lot,

    CedTag is used on this site with more than 5000 tags in 2200 articles.

    Your ideas are important, feel free to contact me and ask for new features!

  • cedTag4

    CedTag&160; has been updated to version 2.5.5 and correct a lot of bugs and contains some nice new features.

    CedTag is the continuation of the GPL component Joomla Tags (www.joomlatags.org), Most of the code if not allhas been now rewritten according to the new standard of Joomla 2.5, the component has been greatly extended and most bugs have been removed. I will continue removing, refactoring existing codebase, in order to be able to add new features faster.

    What’s new

    NEW: Wikipedia auto-completion of tag descriptions with Wikipedia&160; OpenSearch API!

    Support more than 40 localized Wikipedia servers (all Wikipedia with more than 100’000 articles)

    العربيةБългарскиCatalàČeskyDanskDeutschEnglishEspañolEsperantoEuskaraفارسیFrançais한국어हिन्दीHrvatskiBahasa IndonesiaItalianoעבריתLietuviųMagyarBahasa MelayuNederlands日本語Norsk (bokmål)PolskiPortuguêsҚазақша / Qazaqşa / قازاقشاRomânăРусскийSlovenčinaSlovenščinaСрпски / SrpskiSuomiSvenskaTürkçeУкраїнськаTiếng ViệtVolapükWinaray中文

    For all termscedtag_wikipediaautofill1

    cedtag_wikipediaautofill2

    or while editing a term

    cedtag_wikipediaautofill3
    NEW:diagnostic page

    cedTag_newDiagnostic
    NEW: tags can also now be automatically inserted when new article is entered from the backend,
    NEW: new configuration settings “Force Existing articles get their tags updated always from article meta keywords at save time” under Tab Tags (default is No)


    NEW: Supporting tags containing many words separated by space: There are normally 5 ways to insert a tag after inputting some text: space, comma, enter, selecting an autocomplete option, or defocusing the widget. Now space now longer save the tag: You can enter tags with space as a result!
    NEW: inline documentation when adding tag in frontend

    cedTag_supportTagsWithSpace

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    BUG: Code cleaning, according to Joomla standard: my dream is to have this extension accepted in Joomla core! Still a lot of PHP Unit test to be written before submitting this to the mailing list of Joomla developers. Now I use Joomla CodeSniffer&160; and PSR-1 CodeSniffer rules in my day to day development.
    BUG:&160; after click on Template Manager it show this err Fatal error: Class 'UsersHelper' not found in /home/assafir/public_html/administrator/components/com_cedtag/views/css/view.html.php on line 41
    BUG: tags were not inserted automatically from new content article in frontend,
    BUG: it was not possible to use html descriptions
    BUG: missing some http://jqueryui.com images resources

    Your ideas are important, feel free to contact me and ask for new features!

  • Warning

    IT IS MANDATORAY TO COMPLETELY REMOVE ALL VERSION < 2.6.0 BEFORE INSTALLING THIS NEW ONE!
    Go to the Extension Manager under the tab Manage, enter in filter "tag", select all and click Actions – Uninstall
    Reason: I did change a lot of folder name and file casing casing to be more Joomla compliant
    Don’t be scared you will not loose any Tags or data from your database! uninstalling do not remove currently any tables!

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    Your ideas are important, feel free to contact me and ask for new features!

    New & Noteworthy

    Security

    SECURITY: all Ajax operations+Admin operation are now protected with a Joomla token to avoid CSRF

    SECURITY: All SQL statement have been migrated to use Joomla Query Object so the code should be portable now under SQL Server, Postgress

    Code review and refactoring is a recurring task for me!

    Performances

    PERF: Faster escaping in modules if there is no tags matching any criteria,

    Features

    NEW:&160;More themes are available.

    joomla_cedtag_moreThemes

    NEW: In “article Manager”, multi-tag filtering it is now possible to simply select multiple tags and/or searching for one tag and then another within the previous results.

    joomla_cedtag_multitagFiltering

    NEW: In “article Manager”, tab index is supported, enter tags hit tab to go to next articles,

    NEW:Full rewriting of Tag List layout, now table less.

    NEW:Full rewriting of blog layout: having as much if not all features of the internal Joomla category blog feature.

    • Table less layout,
    • Category display,
    • Articles Metadata: publish, created, hits,
    • Articles operations like print, email,
    • As it reuse the setting of Joomla, you’ll have to go to Joomla configuration to make changes or better it will inherit the same setting as Joomla content blog layout.

    joomla_cedtag_newBlogLayout

    NEW: full internationalization of all 5 modules:

    • Custom Tags Cloud (en-GB.mod_cedtagcustom.ini),
    • Latest Tags Cloud (en-GB.mod_cedtaglatest.ini),
    • Most Popular Tags Cloud (en-GB.mod_cedtagmostpopular.ini),
    • Most Read Tags Cloud (en-GB.mod_cedtagmostread.ini),
    • Random Tags Cloud (en-GB.mod_cedtagrandom.ini).

    NEW: Add “Save” button for “Template manager” and “Stop words”

    NEW: It is now possible to change the title of tags by changing the value of the key COM_CEDTAG_ITEMS_TITLE in&160; /plugins/content/cedtag/language/en-GB/en-GB.plg_content_cedtags.ini

    ; %1$s = frequency,
    ; %2$s = name,
    ; %3$s = created,
    ; %4$s = hits
    COM_CEDTAG_ITEMS_TITLE="%1$s items tagged with %2$s | created %3$s | Hits: %4$s"

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    NEW: More Options for Menu Entry “All Tags” Count, Page Title, Meta Description, Meta Keywords, Reverse display and tags ordering. Some default are provided.

    joomla_cedtag_ alltagsMenuEntry

    NEW/BUG Wordlenow working on Linux, was always working on windows due to a path issue to the true type font I did introduced, I took the time to add a lot more settings so you can fully customized the images created!

    joomla_cedtag_wordlejoomla_cedtag_ wordleOptions

    NEW: Rockettheme Installer removed to use standard Joomla installation packages. To remove now all CedTag components, just remove the main component. No risk of incomplete removal.

    joomla_cedtag_newInstallerjoomla_cedtag_newUninstall
    NEW: menu entries for administration backend

    joomla_cedtag_MenuEntriesForAdministrationBackend

    NEW: 5 Modules are now created as default but not published nor assigned to any page.

    joomla_cedtag_5ModulesAreNowCreatedAsDefault


    NEW: option so front page tagging to be just available in front page edit before , it was too long, and breaks the browsing experience for any logged author browsing the site, sometimes appearing even twice. (Request)

    NEW:scripts to switch off all subsystem of cedTag if you get no access to your site (happen only when you remove some part and not all of cedTag)

    Known Issues

    • CSV export of all tags is currently broken

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    Bugs

    BUG:Error 500 Some people encounter while using URL rewriting.
    Found also that RokComment is crashing when used with cedTag. I did solve the issue by patching RokComment (I think the error is there and not in my component). YOu can ask me for the custom build of RokComment.

    BUG: correct handling of trash item in frontend
    BUG: correct handling of Joomla ACL using authorized access levels for the user
    BUG: Can add tag but cannot delete tag, request http://forums.waltercedric.com/index.php?topic=1401.0
    BUG
    : Content plugin don’t get executed in blog layout,
    BUG: wordle links were not supporting SEF
    BUG: advertisement code was not allowing html,
    BUG: Custom tag cloud module: the SQL query was broken,
    BUG: Custom tag cloud font size and title overlay was not defined ,
    BUG: All tags layout was not taking “count” into account for limiting the size of the cloud.
    BUG: default file css restore was not depending on user selection of theme, as a result restore was always using simple.default.css
    BUG: installer now create default modules instances without publishing them.
    BUG: metadata of menu entry “All tags” was not reading parameters, now you can set count, sorting, metadata descriptions and keywords
    BUG: paging at the limits (where ?limitstart= is in the url) lead to a tag not found.
    BUG: “:” was always filtered from tag name even when removed from “Strip Characters”
    BUG: Solved “Warning: Missing argument 4 for plgContentCedTags::onContentBeforeDisplay() in plugins/content/cedTags/cedTags.php on line 41"

  • Attention

    IT IS MANDATORAY TO COMPLETELY REMOVE ALL VERSION of cedTag older than 2.6.0 BEFORE INSTALLING cedTag 2.6.0

    Go to the Extension Manager under the tab Manage, enter in filter "tags", select all and click Actions - Uninstall

    This step is mandatory as I did change folder name and file casing to be more Joomla compliant!

    Don’t be scared you will not loose any Tags or data from your database! uninstalling do not remove currently any tables!

    cedTag 2.6.0 is due to be released in 1-2 days!

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    cedTag provide a useful way to group related posts together and to quickly tell readers what a post is about. Tags also make it easier for people to find your content. Tags are similar to, but more specific than, Joomla categories.

    Warning

    IT IS MANDATORAY TO COMPLETELY REMOVE ALL VERSION < 2.6.0 BEFORE INSTALLING THIS NEW ONE!
    Go to the Extension Manager under the tab Manage, enter in filter "tag", select all and click Actions – Uninstall
    Reason: I did change a lot of folder name and file casing casing to be more Joomla compliant
    Don’t be scared you will not loose any Tags or data from your database! uninstalling do not remove currently any tables!

    New & Noteworthy

    cedThumbnails support in cedTag!

    • cedThumbnails show Related Stories Under Each Post, it is a small widget that appears under each post, linking to related stories from your blog archive,
    • cedThumbnails links to stories that are relevant and interesting to readers of a particular post, keeping them engaged with your blog, and increasing your traffic!

    You can now use Tags from cedTag to display related articles in Joomla. You can choose either

    • CedThumbnails&160; (require extension CedThumbnails)
    • Joomla - using Meta-Keywords

    cedtag_2-6-1_relatedarticles

    Maintenance Page

    This new page will let you perform basic maintenance operations. Feel Free to ask for more operations using the support channel (Forums or Feedback (UserVoice))

    Replace Tag xxxx with Tag yyyy in all articles with Tag xxxx

    cedtag_2-6-1_maintenance-replace-tags

    Add Tag yyyy to all articles which have also Tag xxxx

    cedtag_2-6-1_maintenance-add-tags

    Remove Tag xxxx to all articles which have also Tag yyyy.

    cedtag_2-6-1_maintenance-remove-tags

    NEW:change position of tag in category view, blog view that you can set tags to appear after intro text (show after text before readmore button)

    NEW:version of extension is now displayed in administrator backend panel.

    NEW:Adding a&160; “Clear All” button in&160;&160; “TERM MANAGER” to remove all Tags and all

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    Bug Fixing

    fix 500 error

    This error is now solved for good, was in cedtag component SEF (Thanks to Signature Ltd)

    BUG: missing CSS style on ads top

    Miscellaneous

    The whole code has been validated using PHP code guidelines PSR-0/PSR-1/PSR-2

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    Your ideas are important, feel free to contact me and ask for new features!

    You can download the latest version and just upgrade without any loss of data by reinstalling the package

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  • cedTag provide a useful way to group related posts together and to quickly tell readers what a post is about. Tags also make it easier for people to find your content. Tags are similar to, but more specific than, Joomla categories.

    What’s NEW

    NEW: Adding a debug switch in administrator configuration area, this will write a file at logs/cedtag.php that contains some debug information that may be useful to spot difficult bugs,

    NEW:a new css file (/media/com_cedtag/css/blog.css) is added to the blog layout to give you more control on the rendering of top and bottom publicity,

    BUG cedtag was adding ul no matter if tags were available for the current article.

    BUG title of html page was not translated correctly and was displayed wrongly like this

    <title>%1$s items tagged with %2$s | created %3$s | Hits: %4$sjoomla | test</title>

    BUG solve cedtag: Warning: Missing argument 8 for plgContentCedTag::execute(), called in /htdocs/public/www/plugins/content/cedtag/cedtag.php on line 72 and
    defined in /htdocs/public/www/plugins/content/cedtag/cedtag.php on line 136 Fatal error: Call to a member function get()
    on a non-object in /htdocs/public/www/plugins/content/pagenavigation/pagenavigation.php on line 30

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    Features

    what are the features of cedtag? get an overview by reading http://cedtag.waltercedric.com

    Your ideas are important, feel free to contact me and ask for new features!

  • cedTags_for_joomla

    cedTag&160; has been released and it is still beta, it has been made available to gather feedback. Don’t use it in production or at your own risk. I plan to use it before the end of months on my site. I would love to hear what is missing, what you don’t like, how it can be better.

    A real free tag system for Joomla!

    Front end features

    • Show tags at the bottom of each article.
    • Tag list view
    • Tag blog view
    • Most popular tags.
    • Most hits tags.
    • Latest tags.
    • SEF support, compatible with sh404SEF,ARTIO JoomSEF,AceSEF
    • XMap Plugin
    • Language file support
    • Add/Edit tags
    • Compatible with JoomlFish
    • Search plugin.

    Back end features

    • Import Tags from Meta keywords
    • Import tags from 3rd party system
    • Term editable.
    • Batch term add.
    • Batch tag management.
    • Auto extractable tag.
    • Language file support
    • Template edit online.
    • Tags filter by section and category.
    • One click installation.

    User of Joomla Tags, just install this all in one package and select Import – Souce – Joomla Tags and click import to copy your data in the new table.

    cedTag a new Tag system for Joomla 2.5 (based on Joomla tags) is now deployed on my showcase

    http://demo-joomla-2.5.waltercedric.com/

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  • CedThumbnails has been updated to version 2.5.5 and contains 1 new features for both Joomla 1.7 and Joomla 2.5. For existing users the update will display in the Extensions Manager under Updates. If you do not have this currently installed, you can click the link below and install as normal via the Extensions Manager.

    What’s new?

    • Video Thumbnail Feature: Google Youtube video are now supported as thumbnails!
    • Administrator panel
    • Update server simplified

    Full list of changes available in GIT commit aa32de404c928f3bd0fc67d7b9302e236893fd48

  • Why you may consider migrating away from cedTag?

    Joomla 3.1.x has a better build in internal tags solution that differ from cedTag:

    • Joomla com_tags support multi languages,
    • Joomla com_tags support tags hierarchy,
    • Joomla is build in Joomla core which mean a clear roadmap and better support.

    It still miss some nice features of cedTag, but the may be added by me or somebody else in the future!

    In order to move away from cedTag and import all your cedTag tags into Joomla 3.1.x you can follow these steps, continue reading the how to in my wiki

  • joomla_cms

    joomlatags.with.adobe.flash

     

     

    I did code a small PHP script that should be use in a Cron and that use the component Joomla tags of Phil Taylor to output a Flash Tag Cloud !

    How it works

    A small php scripts joomlatags.php run regularly and output a XML file (tags.xml) that will be displayed by tagcloud.swf. This script is currently hardcoded to work with Joomla Tags from Phil Taylor but can be changed according to your needs.

     

     

    Tag cloud generator

    Put the file joomlatags.php OUTSIDE of the root of your site. It must NOT be accessible to by the web server, as it contains the Mysql password in plain text!

    Open the file joomlatags.php and change the settings at the beginning of the file, the most important settings are well documented.

    Decide how often you would like to update the cloud, and define a Unix Crontab, for example If I would like to refresh my tag cloud at one o’clock in the night, I may define 1 0 * * * *  php /pathto/joomlatags.php

    Tag cloud viewer

    Copy all others files to the root or directory accessible by apache.

    • index.php
    • swfobject.js
    • tagcloud_serif.swf
    • tagcloud.swf
    • tags.xml

    Run at least once the Tag Cloud Generator joomlatags.php

    Point your browser to the location where you place index.php

     

    http://tags.waltercedric.com/

    Limitations

    I have more than 1000 tags defined, so in order to keep MY cloud readable, the script joomlatags.php either

    • Allow you to remove tags that are not enough represented
      //tags below this threshold wont be displayed in cloud
      $mintagCount = 2;
    • Or limit the number of entries with SQL
      limit 0, 100;

    Don’t output too much tags or it may be slow on some machine.

    Output is different in some browser: try Firefox, Internet Explorer, Chrome and Opera. Only Firefox render differently the cloud than all others browser.

     

    Based on

    Based on Roy Tanck's (http://www.roytanck.com/) Wordpress 3D flash tag cloud plug-in, swfobject.js by Geoff Stearns (http://blog.deconcept.com/swfobject/) for the embedding of the tag cloud.

    Links

  • I am currently checking all articles without tags, so far only 622 articles (on 1359 articles) have no tags at all...

    For those, that want to list all articles having no tags, fire up your favorite SQL browser, and just execute:

    select title from jos_content where id not in (SELECT contentid FROM jos_tag_category_map);

    This will return all articles without any tags.

    I am slowly trying to change that. By the way, It seems more and more people browse my homepage again (50'000 per months) which is 1/10th of last year, but it goes up everyday. As always, no good content, no high page rank.

    I will try to concentrate a bit on Joomla Comment development, and also publish some good articles that are waiting  in my draft folder.

  • I have way too much article now on this site...I just can't find any articles anymore (except with Google). That's the right time to introduce tags!

    Tags are used to store information about a document, image or other online content to help searching. Social networking web sites such as Flickr.com (photo-sharing) and del.icio.us (bookmark sharing) use member-created tags as a means of organizing and popularizing content.

    Unfortunately Joomla! does not have this functionality in its core... but thanks to Joomla! extensible plugin architecture, many solutions are available:

    Joomla! Tags from Phil-Taylor (http://www.joomla-tags.com/)

    2270_tags The "oldest" and with famous Phil Taylor support, you pay for a premium component and a very good software. Only drawback: it is not open source and free as in beer.

    • Simple - Very Simple!
    • Inclusive - No programming needed!
    • Powerful - Total Control
    • Flexible - Add tags in many ways
    • Unlimited - Tags creates new pages
    • Google Bait - Google loves Tags
    • PHP5 Supported !!!!
    • 100% Translatable
    • More feature being developed daily at the moment (May 2007)
    • Now 100% compatible with: Fireboard, Joomla 1.5.x, Joomla 1.0.x, Official SMF Bridge, OpenSEF, SEF Advance and Joom!Fish !!!
    • Joomla Tags is a Joomla extension, two modules and mambot that gives you the power and ability to tag content and to produce tag links, keyword clouds and pages within your Joomla Web site
    • Works on Joomla 1.5.x WITH or WITHOUT legacy plugin enabled!
    • Works on Joomla 1.0.x

    Jtags (http://jacekzielinski.com/)

    Free open source Joomla! Tagging Solution. Powerful & Simple!

    While editing, below the article text box, there is a new text field "insert tags" like in the picture:

    insert_tags

    • User is able to tag content without clicking on Insert Tags button.
      Tags are saved automatically just after article is saved, so everything is saved after clicking on the main Save button.
    • The demo site of Jtags is here
    • Download from here

    Joomla Tags Component and Tag Cloud Module

    A promising component with Ajax and nearly all functionality of joomla! Tags, it is for sure not as mature and still in alpha stage for both Joomla! 1.0 and Joomla! 1.5.x

    Homepage: http://www.fijiwebdesign.com/products/joomla-tag-component.html
    Forum: http://www.fijiwebdesign.com/component/option,com_fireboard/Itemid,54/

    Installation:
    You'll need to install the Tag Component and the Tag Content Plugin and publish it in order to get it working.
    Optional are the Tag Cloud Module and the Auto Tag Plugin.

    Tag Cloud Component Features:

    Joomla Tag Content Plugin Features:

    • Displays the tags inline in articles
    • Registered users can add tags.
    • Adding tags is done via AJAX in the background, while the tags update automatically.

    Joomla Tag Cloud Module Features:

    • Displays a tag cloud - alphabetical, with tag density determining size of the tag.
    • Displays a related tag cloud - A density based cloud for the content being viewed, whether section, category, or list of tagged articles, or list of tags.

    Joomla Auto Tag Plugin Features:

    • Automatically tags each Content Item when viewed.
    • At the moment, single keyword tags are pulled from the title, however we plan to add full context analysis, 2,3 word phrases, stemming etc. in the future versions.

    So you can expect to enjoy tags on my site in a near future... as soon as I did test all 3 solutions on my test site.

  • joomla_cms

    joomla_tags

    I came across Joomulus module a while ago (Joomulus at Joomla Extensions JED), it goes through your Joomla! articles content and create a tag cloud.

    A tag cloud or word cloud (or weighted list in visual design) is a visual depiction of user-generated tags, or simply the word content of a site, used typically to describe the content of web sites. Tags are usually single words and are typically listed alphabetically, and the importance of a tag is shown with font size or color.

    This is the solution you are looking for, and you should not need to read any further if you DO NOT USE Joomla! Tags from Phil Taylor.

    But I am using a proprietary tagging solutions: Joomla Tags from Phil Taylor (http://www.joomla-tags.com)

    Joomla Tags is a Joomla Extension for adding tags to Joomla Content. Use Joomla Tags to allow content classification by keywords (Tags), can also be used to create virtual categories to add content into, over coming Joomla! single section/category structure

    That’s why I decide to dump Joomulus, and mix both solutions (Joomulus, Joomla tags) to create a new module: Nimbus (Free GPl v3)

    So for resuming

    What’s new

    NEW: version 1.6.0 is only for Joomla! 1.6
    NEW: This version use the Joomla! build in update manager, just browse to the page Extension Manager: Update (at yoursite/administrator/index.php?option=com_installer&view=update) to fetch and update this extension with one click
    NEW: Use Joomla! templating best practices
    NEW: Now use the /media directory
    NEW: Embeded documentation windows to live wiki page for always up to date documentation

    Features

    • Native Joomla! 1.5/1.6 module,
    • Code produced is XHTML 1.0 Strict,
    • Tested in the following browser Firefox, Opera, Chrome, IE 8
    • Approved at Joomla Extension JED,
    • GPL v3.0,
    • Non commercial.

    The wiki page is here http://wiki.waltercedric.com/index.php?title=NimbusForJoomlaTags

    Demo site

     DOWNLOAD HERE AND KEEP UP TO DATE WITH THE DOWNLOAD RSS Feed Icon

  • I've bought yesterday a licence for Joomla! Tags at a bargain: 23 euro, and it has been activated since.

    I use Joomla Tags to allow content classification by keywords (Tags), it will be used to create virtual categories to add content into, over coming Joomla's single section/category structure.

    You can access it using in top menu (http://www.waltercedric.com/tags.html), this will show you the most popular/clicked/used tags...

    joomlaTagInstalled

    Folksonomy ???

    Folksonomy (also known as collaborative tagging, social classification, social indexing, and social tagging) is the practice and method of collaboratively creating and managing tags to annotate and categorize content. In contrast to traditional subject indexing, metadata is generated not only by experts but also by creators and consumers of the content. Usually, freely chosen keywords are used instead of a controlled vocabulary. Folksonomy is a portmanteau of the words folk and taxonomy, hence a Folksonomy is a user generated taxonomy. [WikiPedia]

    Not all 2000 articles are tagged...I can't just tag them all alone. That is why you are now able to tag articles yourself!

    At the end of all articles, there is a small AJAX powered input box, that allow you to enter a set of tag corresponding to the articles. All submitted tags are reviewed and moderated by me of course.

    joomlaTagInstalled-

    I did invest in that plugin since a lot of persons (including me) have now issues to find the right articles in my homepage. Tagging may help to resolve that issue.

    My only regret is that Meta Weblog or Movable XML-RPC API is not ready yet for submitting tags....