The First Community Choice Extensions Winners! - December 2012
After much deliberation and consideration, the JCM Team has come up with the very first Top Ten Community Choice Extensions! We had almost 150 submissions and the competition was tough!
Each month the Joomla Community Magazine team will be selecting up to 10 extensions. Previous selections will not be repeated. These extensions will also be listed as Featured Extensions on the JED (Joomla Extension Directory).
*Author's note: Links to the individual JED listing have been added on 04 December 2012.
Thank you to everyone who took the time to submit an extension!
Here are the choices for December:
Extension: ACL Manager
Extension Developer: Sander Potjer
Extension Developer Website: http://www.aclmanager.net
Why do you love this Extension? With this extension it's a piece of cake to make all kinds of administrator access levels in a Joomla website.
What does this Extension do to enhance your website? The summary of acces levels.
Submitted by: Connie de Buijn
Submitter's Website: http://webartenco.nl/
Extension Developer: Acyba
Extension Developer Website: http://www.acyba.com
Why do you love this Extension? Excellent extension to make emailing quality! Support is very good, with a very, very responsive forum. Regular changes, for better efficiency always.
What does this Extension do to enhance your website? Thanks to this extension, my site has a extremely good management newsletters!
Submitted by: Fabrice Zavattero
Submitter's Website: www.lalumieredesfees.fr
Extension Developer: StackIdeas
Extension Developer Website: http://stackideas.com/
Why do you love this Extension? EasyBlog has been a huge help on our theater web site. They give first rate support and have been most helpful.
What does this Extension do to enhance your website? Makes blog posting easy!
Submitted by: Gala Lindvall
Submitter's Website: www.ForestTheater.com
Extension: EasyCalcCheck Plus (ECC+)
Extension Developer: Kubik Rubik
Extension Developer Website: http://joomla-extensions.kubik-rubik.de/ecc-easycalccheck-plus
Why do you love this Extension? Easy to use, lightwight, free... and EFFECTIVE!
What does this Extension do to enhance your website? Frees me from SPAM... really.
Submitted by: Ivo Schmid
Submitter's Website: http://www.Lehrmittelperlen.net
Extension Developer: Fabrikar
Extension Developer Website: http://fabrikar.com
Why do you love this Extension?
Because it is:
- Free of charge.
- Easy way to use and manage.
- Very useful forum.
- Constantly updates for security issues and enhancing.
What does this Extension do to enhance your website?
It allows me to manage and develop:
- Visual Charts
Submitted by: Bader Ajhar
Submitter's Website: http://www.lamafurnituresy.com/index.php
Extension Developer: JComments
Extension Developer Website: http://www.joomlatune.com/
Why do you love this Extension? Works out of the box. Very useful features. Add the comments to the articles.
What does this Extension do to enhance your website? This is a functionality that Joomla has been lacking in the core.
Submitted by: Fermin Jimenez
Submitter's Website: www.najar.ca
Extension: Joomla Content Editor (JCE)
Extension Developer: Ryan Demmer
Extension Developer Website: http://www.joomlacontenteditor.net
Why do you love this Extension? Absolutely a must have. Editing articles is breezing plus tons of features. And it's free :) It's always the first extension I install after installing Joomla. And believe me - I use a lot of extensions.
What does this Extension do to enhance your website? Its image manager makes my site have images in the first place. I work with people whose experience editing content is next to zilch and JCE's easy ways of inserting various objects (links, images etc) is second to none.
Submitted by: Olek Trembowiecki
Submitter's Website: www.biblioteka.koszalin.pl
Extension Developer: Stackideas
Extension Developer Website: http://stackideas.com/
Why do you love this Extension? Komento is useful, powerful and free.
What does this Extension do to enhance your website? With Komento you can add comments to articles and share them on social networks. My clients love it!
Submitted by: Lucía Otero
Submitter's Website: http://www.movilidadelectrica.com/
Extension: Ozio Gallery
Extension Developer: Alessandro Rossi
Extension Developer Website: http://www.opensourcesolutions.es/en/ext/ozio-gallery.html
Why do you love this Extension? Very easy to use, and very powerful for my photo gallery in most of my website.
What does this Extension do to enhance your website? I am able to give that extra touch to the images being able to offer them in an interesting perspective to the navigator, also with the new version that makes the gallery responsive fits very well with mobile devices.
Submitted by: Matteo Montanari
Submitter's Website: http://www.sensiparrucchieri.it/sensi-vip.html
Extension Developer: Yannick Gaultier
Extension Developer Website: http://anything-digital.com/sh404sef/seo-analytics-and-security-for-joomla.html
Why do you love this Extension? Installation is easy, great documentation, helps my sites with SEF friendly URLs and powerful tweaks when needed.
What does this Extension do to enhance your website? SEF URLs, special page titles.
Submitted by: Tanya Flores
Submitter's Website: http://www.massageforhealing.com
Submit your favorite Extension for January 2013!
Here's how it works:
Please submit your all-time, numero uno, favorite Joomla Extension. Tell us why you love it, give us a short explanation of what it does to enhance your website, and the URL of where you are using it.
The JCM editorial team (aka, The White Padded Room Skype chat members) will select up to ten Extensions each month and they will be featured on the JED as well as listed in an article in the JCM.
No awards, no accolades... just the appreciation of the Joomla community for sharing and caring!
Please use the form below to submit your favorite extension.
Deadline for January reviews: December 20, 2012
The JED Team is no longer running this survey on the magazine. Thank you for all your submissions! Please follow extensions.joomla.org for further news.