Overview: Joomla Auto Category Select (Jump) Menu

Sometimes you need to insert simple selectbox user can click and immediately go to some another article. Joomla Auto Categroty Jump (Select) Menu module lets you to do it with a couple of click. Just specify a category and its articles (as deep as you want) are the items of new select menu.

Menu may be styled with CSS & JS (will be showed as `div` tags, default), or as standard `select` form element.

Currently module is compatible with:

  • Joomla 2.5 joomla 2.5 compatable

Planning to make compatibality with:

  • Joomla 3.x 

Key features

  1. Automatic menu generation (this menu does not exist in Joomla "Menu" backend section)
  2. Showing categories with link to index article
  3. Searching categories' index articles by customizable regular expression
  4. Categories and articles ordering control
  5. Full CSS control of displaying menu: a LOT of various classes assigned to menu items
  6. Customizable filtering features:
    • Filtering by atricles/categories published/unpublished status
    • Root node visibility customizing
    • Category query depth option
    • Ablility to union top levels of menu
    • Ability to hide some menu levels parent of child to selected
    • Hiding by CSS of removing hidden menu items
    • Hiding items in not selected branches
    • Controlling behavior of hiding nodes if no one selected
    • and the others!
  7. This menu shows as select element (styled with JS and CSS, but it may be turned of). User jumps to according page when selects an item.

 

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