The Joomla 1.7 extensions native: Round 2

Before going on with ten more Joomla 1.7 native extensions, we hope that you are all pleased with our first ten Joomla 1.7 extensions in round 1.

Mosets Tree

Mosets Tree Compatibility: Joomla 1.0 & 1.5 & 1.7
License: GPLv2 or Later
Reviews: 109
Votes: 169
Type: Commercial
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Mosets Tree is a directory component for Joomla! You can use Mosets Tree to run a complex Yahoo! style directory directly inside your Joomla website. Mosets Tree is designed to handle any data that requires a directory structure such as a business directory, links directory or scripts directory. Because Mosets Tree runs on Joomla!, you have infinite possibilities to include more features to your website by using third party extensions from Joomla! Extensions Directory.

Mosets Tree is the directory extension that powers Joomla! Extensions Directory. These guys have been extremely excited to be working with the Joomla! Team to develop JED. Every feature you see in the Extensions Directory is available in Mosets Tree, except for a few customizations that are specific to Extensions Directory.

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Excellent Joomla 1.7 Extensions Native: Round 1

If you've heard of the Joomla Extensions Directory (JED) in one of our blog posts and had a look at it, you will find that a great number of new Joomla 1.7 extensions have been releasing every day by developers across the globe.

In our blog post, we'd like to compile the most popular Joomla 1.7 Extensions from JED based on following criteria:

  • The extension is Joomla 1.7 Native, of course.
  • The extension gets 4.5 star rating or more
  • The extension has at least 50 votes from users
  • The extension receives good reviews from users
  • The extension belongs to featured categories such as Editor's Picks, Popular Extensions and Most Favored.

All above things mean: Users are satisfied with the quality as well as usability of the extensions.
The first round includes ten extensions. We hope you love them all.

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Joomla 1.7. Access Control List explained

Since the birth of the first version of Joomla CMS, the permission system has had serious limitations for Joomla! Users. The permission system is implemented by the access control list (ACL). With a new Joomla 1.7 ACL you are able to define who has permission to do what on the website, to login, access, create, edit or delete the content. With the release of Joomla 1.7 the ACL is much more sophisticated. In this article I'll give you a detailed explanation what the ACL is and how it can help you in customization of User Groups. For a better understanding of the great value of the ACL in this article you will see a comparison between Joomla 1.5 and Joomla 1.7.

An understanding of the ACL includes 3 important concepts: User Groups, Access Level and Permission. Let's take a closer look at the purpose and functionality of each of these.

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Joomla 1.7 – To learn, to join and to get inspiration

Here comes Joomla 1.6 then 1.7


After three years in development, the next generation of Joomla – Joomla 1.7 has been released. As it has a short lifespan (6 months) before the release of version 1.8, there are many arguments for and against it Whatever group you are in, it is undeniable that Joomla 1.7 has some big improvements - wihich come from community inspiration.
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