Showing modules based on rules

joomlaExtensionsFor example you could show modules based on which individual user is logged on, or based on the time of day / year etc.  Learn how to install Joomla extensions to get yourself started.

Visit the Joomla extensions site to review MetaMod and to get the latest version.


Installation

Install the following module:

  1. joomla15zip MetaMod-2-2.zip (84 kb)

 

Configuration

How to make a module disappear after visitors have logged on.

  1. Create any new module (eg. a menu module that isn't required for registered users).
  2. Under Menu assignment, select None.
  1. Now create a new MetaMod module.
  2. Give it the same name as the module that you want to make disappear.
  3. For the Show quick modules to field, choose Non-logged in users only.
  4. In the PHP section, type return plus the number of your module, plus a semi-colon.
    1. eg return 22;
  5. Click Save.
  6. You may need to adjust the MetaMod's Position and Module Class Suffix.

 

Visit the developer's website for more ideas of how to use this versatile module!

 

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