A thorough review of the codebase has been carried out and updates have been applied to improve both readability and processing times.
Ever wanted your visitors to see additional attributes in articles, users, and contacts? Through custom fields, you have a seamlessly integrated way to show them on the front end.
Custom fields offer up to 15 different type such as lists, text fields, and dates … The site administrator will be able to create them for articles, users, and contacts. When editing an article, the fields show up in a separate tab and can be filled with data. Through field groups, it is possible to group the custom fields into their own tabs. ACL, multilanguage, layouts, and various other options are available to tailor them to your needs.
‘Content First’ is at the heart of the Content Management System. This enforces the workflow through several steps, generating categories and articles, and then building the menu. Then one can link menu items with categories and articles. Joomla! 3.7 makes this far more rapid and significantly more intuitive. You can now create “the trinity”: menu item, article and category – all in one step, without jumping between content, category and menu manager. When creating a ‘single article’ menu item, click the ‘create button’, write your article, save it and then create a category … Finished! You can also create contact, newsfeed, and menu item alias on the fly.