Monthly Archive - Joomla! Component & Module - Web357

Monthly Archive - Joomla! Component & Module

This is a Component and Module for Joomla! 2.5 and Joomla! 3.x, for better view of Joomla! Archives by months and years.

Extension Information

  • Description & Features

    This is a Component and Module for Joomla! 2.5 and Joomla! 3.x, for better view of Joomla! Archives by months and years.

    It sorts our joomla articles in months and years.

    Search form details:

    - Select articles by month.
    - Select articles by order (Example: Most recent first, Least hits, Most hits etc.).
    - Select articles width comments or not.
    - Select articles by Author.
    - Select articles by Section -> Category.
    - Search via input text at the title, text, meta keywords, meta description of article.

    More Features:

    - JComments intergration
    - K2 intergration
    - SEF urls
    - Multi Language support
    - Full configuration at component parameters (you can change everything)
    - Accordion & Default style for module

    Available Languages:

    - English (en-GB)
    - Greek (el-GR)
    - Italian (it-IT)
    - Spanish (es-ES)
    - German (de-DE)
    - Dutch (nl-NL)

    Have fun :)


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  • Testimonials


    Monthly archive extension is very simple and amazing extension. it displays:
    1. Archived articles (only for joomla)
    2. Unarchived articles (joomla + k2)
    3. Both of the above (archived + unarchived)

    What is expected from you is to tell the component what you want and also you can edit it using your language. most of all their support is fast and really helpful. amazing archive extension!


    Had some initial difficulties in getting the extension to work properly for me. Fantastic patient and helpful response from Yiannis helped solved the problem. Would recommend this product without hesitation. Has made a fantastic improvement to my website.


    Excellent support and excellent software
    Sincere thanks to the Creator


    ...very fast and good support after installation issues.
    Many setting options, easy to use...

    Good job!


    I started to use monthly archive over a year ago. At the time there were just a few extensions doing a decent job archiving your articles. Yiannis was really on top of business, and as soon as I made some suggestions to improve his extension, he started working on it. I just wanted to have a bit better look. But he wanted to have things perfect. Sometimes improvements requires perseverence. Well, he has got it. And now I think he touches the top of the staircase - at least compared to other archive extensions. I recommend the accordion option in the module! Great work Yiannis, thanks. Worth every penny!


    I haven't found a better archive module than this yet. I had a few issues with the functionality but they were quickly resolved on the support forum.


    The standard K2 archive functionality was too limited for my purpose, so I bought this extension. Soon I discovered that it was not possible to limit the number of K2 categories for an archive, only the Joomla categories.
    However, the developer was very friendly and implemented this functionality in a new version, at the same day! Highly recommended.


    I purchased this extension to replace a Joomla 1.5 extension I had been using to show archived articles from specific categories which was no longer available.
    This extension has great features. The ability include or exclude authors or categories as well as the filtering and search features are great. And the developer was able to adjust the module to allow greater control of parameters as part of a feature request.
    Very happy with this extension!


    Before I finally found this component, I tried few other free and commercial solutions.
    Too bad that I didn't tried this one first, because it does exact what I needed.

    - quick setup
    - many options
    - works as component or module
    - also serves as additional search system
    - eliminates usage of not so functional Joomla default archiving system

    - none


    A great extension for listing or locating articles, by month, by category, etc.
    It’s also nice that you get it as a component and also as a module, so you’re very flexible in utilizing it. And support is really top!
    Thanks for the good work.


    Excellent extension and great support!
    The support you get from the developer puts this component over the top. He provides terrific and professional support.
    For the management of archived articles of Joomla this component is a must-have for any serious Joomla site.
    Highly recommended.


    The website I am designing I am also upgrading from 1.5 to 2.5 and I have never used Joomla before. Yiannis answered my very "simplistic" questions with great professionalism. I found this extension so easy to use (once he showed me where to look, but that was my newbieness) and it looks stunning on the page. I give him and the extension very high marks!


    Great extension and best support ever... Thank You.


    Very simple and straightforward. Initially, I installed it on Joomla 2.5 but it didn' displayed archived articles. I contacted the support and Yiannis reacted very quickly and nicely. He spent time to release an update and now it is working like a charm !
    Highly recommended :-)


    I initially found this after encountering Joomla 1.5 SEF + built in archive bug.
    Worked great as a replacement and added more functionality than Joomla's default.
    The developer was very helpful and quick to respond to questions through his forum.


    This is a very good extension for joomla 1.7. I've been looking for an archive module and I highly recommend it. The support is very fast and very friendly. 5 Stars.


    i have a website that being informed everyday with 10 to 20 articles. After 2 years,the extension is a solution to the visitors of the website to watch the articles organized by day, month, year.
    great and useful job !!!


    A must have extension for all joomla! sites.
    All articles are archived as they should by default!
    Great job Web357!


    Really nice module! I am looking forward to use it in my new websites.


    I think it's one of the most useful extensions if you want your visitors to find what they are looking for in a minute!! The support is simply fantastic. Five stars++


    Functional, easy and quick. Great job!!

  • Changelog

    + Added   ! Removed   ^ Changed   # Fixed
    17-Dec-2014 : v3.2.6
    + Intro image with the intro text will be displayed in Monthly Archive.
    27-Nov-2014 : v3.2.5
    + Parameter Added: You can select the default date format from list.
    + Parameter Added: You can enter a custom date format.
    14-Nov-2014 : v3.2.4
    + Parameter Added: You can select the type of date, of article, you want to display. There are two options, the date of created or the date of published up.
    # General Bug fixes
    01-Oct-2014 : v3.2.3
    # Bug fixed in Module: module conflicts with t3 template framework.
    # Bug fixed in Module: copyright message doesn't displayed in module.
    # General Bug fixes
    24-Sep-2014 : v3.2.2
    # Bug fixed: $params variable missed in router.php
    # Bug fixed: better sef urls for k2
    11-Aug-2014 : v3.2.1
    # Bug fixed: Notice: Undefined variable: article_link_sef
    # Bug fixed: wrong Item Id for multilingual menu items
    ^ added parameter for change viewer name (Prefered Alias)
    # General Bug fixes
    24-June-2014 : v3.2.0
    + Spanish (es-ES) language added for component & module
    + Dutch (nl-NL) language added for component & module
    + Italian (it-IT) language added for component & module
    # General Bug fixes
    30-May-2014 : v3.1.7
    ^ MODULE: Accordion type: displaying the months below, if the year is active.
    ^ COMPONENT: Mistakes fixed in german translation. Thank you guys (Mats and Philipp)!
    + COMPONENT: "ARCHIVES_ALL" has added in translations, English, Greek, German.
    + COMPONENT: Support multilingual content
    # Bug fixed: Accordion module not working if there is more than one module on the same page
    31-January-2014 : v3.1.6
    # Bug Fixed: Pagination not displayed if the limit is smaller than the count of articles (Thank Meireles for the report:
    21-January-2014 : v3.1.5
    # Bug Fixed: Itemid issues with assigned menu item ids
    # Bug Fixed: Pagination for Rockettheme templates
    ^ Greek and German language files have been edited
    30-October-2013 : v3.1.4
    # Bug Fixed: Error 404 after click on the module links
    ! advanced.php has been removed from module templates
    22-October-2013 : v3.1.3
    + router.php
    ^ more friendly urls
    # Notice and Warning messages now have been cleared if you select Error reporting: Development or Maximum
    # General Bug fixes
    02-September-2013 : v3.1.2
    # Missing Closing Div in Accordion version
    # bug fixed: pagination is now working correctly
    # General Bug fixes
    19-July-2013 : v3.1.1
    + Parameters added in component & module (INCLUDE/EXCLUDE: k2 categories) 
    ^ Cleaned up code syntax in monthlyarchive.class.php and xml files
    18-July-2013 : v3.1.0
    + Parameters added in module (INCLUDE/EXCLUDE: articles, authors, categories) 
    ^ Many changes in monthlyarchive.class.php
    ^ Cleaned up code syntax in module's files
    # General Bug fixes
    31-May-2013 : v3.0.5
    + MODULE: style.css added in the folder /assets
    + MODULE: active class added for display the selected month/year (default color: green, you can change it from style.css)
    + MODULE: nice accordion navigation layout with jQuery
    # MODULE: sef urls fixed with JRoute and the correct itemID of the component
    ^ Cleaned up code syntax in module's files
    # General Bug fixes
    26-May-2013 : v3.0.4
    # Bug fixed: hierarchy for categories
    # Bug fixed: pagination is not working correctly, default list limit always was 5
    24-Mar-2013 : v3.0.3
    + German language added (many thanks to Matthias Brucke - mb[@]
    + Added the parameter to display the empty categories in select form
    + Added the parameter to display the Default List Limits, for example 5,10,20,25,50
    # Bug fixed: in menu item parameters
    # Bug fixed: legacy controllers in joomla 3.0.x version
    06-Mar-2013 : v3.0.1
    + Display article's author alias instead of name of the author
    + Display introtext in the results list
    + Module: You can select if you want to open the links in a new window
    ^ Updated translations in joomla! backend
    # Bug fixed: with archived and unarchived count of articles in the select boxes
    # Bug fixed: with page and header title
    # Bug fixed: double alias in sef urls
    + Now you can set the page and header title from each menu item that you create
    ^ Language files changed
    + Bux fixed: Unpublished items always displayed, even if the "finish publishing" is smaller than today
    + Now you can insert the "Include" or "Exclude" categories, from the "select box" instead of text input separated by comma
    30-Oct-2012 : v3.0.0
    # Bug fixed: with pagination
    # CSS bug fixes
    + Tree format for categories and subcategories in select box of search form
    + Now you can search articles for a spesific year
    + Added a parameter in module, for enable or hide the count of articles beside the months
    + Added the parameter "Pagination". If "Yes" there is a pagination in monthly archive, if "No",
     all article link displaying in one page without pagination.
    + Now you can see the unpublished articles if you've inserted a "publish_down" date in content
     item's field.
    ^ Language files changed
    ! End of life Joomla! 1.5
    28-Mar-2012 : v2.0.8
    # Bug fixed for Joomla! 2.5: Only shows articles when both is selected
    17-Jan-2012 : v2.0.6
    + Compatible with Joomla! 2.5
    # Bug fixed: Time Zone (
    28-Dec-2011 : v2.0.5
    + Compatible with the Database Type "MySQLi".
    # Bug fixed: Problem to displaying "Archived articles" or "Both types (unarchived & archived)"
     (The problem appeared only on joomla 1.7)
    # Bug Fixes
    22-Sep-2011 : v2.0.4
    + K2: Full compatibility with JComments
    # K2: Fixed: Problem at results in search input text
    + Added a new nice button for search input form.
    + 8 new features in parameters for including or exluding Content
    + Include Content
    + Include Authors
    + Include Articles
    + Include Categories
    + Include Sections
    + Exlude Content
    + Exclude Authors
    + Exclude Articles
    + Exclude Categories
    + Exclude Sections
    + You can display or disable anything you want in search form in frontend
    + Select Months
    + Select Order
    + Select Author
    + Select Category
    + Select Comments
    + Search Input
    # Bug Fixes
    16-Sep-2011 : v2.0.3
    + Supports K2 for Joomla! 1.7
    03-Aug-2011 : v2.0.2
    ! Joomla! 1.6 Compatible
    ^ Changes in language files
    # Bug Fixes
    30-Jul-2011 : v2.0.1
    + Display option: "Primary order", in the component's parameters for better order of the Archives
    # Bug Fixes
    26-Jul-2011 : v2.0.0
    ^ Change the name of component from "archives" to "monthly archive"
    + Joomla! 1.6 Compatible
    + Joomla! 1.7 Compatible
    ! Remove the Greek Language from the backend
    + Search option: "Select Author"
    + Search option: "Select Category"
    # Bug Fixes
    29-Mar-2011 : v1.2.0
    + Intergration with K2
    ! Remove 2 not useful classes from archives.class.php
    + Copyright (link to author)
    ^ Cleaned up more code
    # Bug Fixes
    28-Mar-2011 : v1.1.0
    + Added translations: el-GR, en-GB
    27-Feb-2011 : v1.0.0
    + First beta release
  • Technical Requirements

    This extension will only work correctly if your setup meets the below requirements:

    • The latest, up-to-date version of Joomla! CMS:
      • Joomla! 2.5.x
      • Joomla! 3.x
    • PHP 5.3+
    • MySQL 5+

    Important: We can only provide support for setups that:

    • meet the above requirements
    • do not have extension files or Joomla! core files which have been altered in any way.

    We can't guarantee that this extension will work with any 3rd party extension, but it usually works if extension is using standard Joomla! HTML.

  • License

    Monthly Archive - Joomla! Component & Module is an Open Source Joomla! extension.
    It is in compliance with the GNU/GPL license: GNU/GPL (General Public License).

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