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Mosets Tree 3.6 released - now featuring comprehensive ACL support and social sharing.
Written by CY   
Wednesday, 27 May 2015
We're happy to announce the latest update to Mosets Tree - version 3.6.0.

The biggest update in this release is the comprehensive support for Joomla's Access Control List (ACL). Now you have fine grain control on which user groups has permission to perform tasks within your Mosets Tree directory. This includes permission on creating listings & categories, rating, reviews, contact, recommend, report and claim.

While you can control with what your users can do, what about what your user can see? Well, we have that covered too! With Joomla's View Levels, you can specify the view level for top level categories, listing details and even custom fields! Now you can restrict your listing details page to your special group of suppliers or allow downloads of your floor plan PDFs to a higher privileged user groups.

Social sharing has been one of our top requested feature. In this update, we've added support for sharing through E-mail, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Google+. On top of that, we have implemented:

  • Facebook Like button: Let your user share your listings quickly to Facebook by liking a listing.
  • Twitter Card: When your user share your listings through Twitter, Twitter Card will show your listing's image together with your tweet.
  • On Hover Pin It button: Show the Pin It button when your users mouse over your listing images.

We have also given some love to custom fields:

  • Number based field types such as Price, Hits, Visited, Votes, Ratings and Numbers gain additional search options that lets you search for Exact, Contains and the much requested 'From X to Y' format. You also have the option to format the number with configurable number of decimals, decimal point and thousand separator.
  • Tags field type now has a new search option to show as drop down box. Perfect when you want to list all available options but don't want to clutter your search page.
  • Category field type now shows secondary categories.
  • 4 New Core Fields: Contact Person, Mobile, Date and Year are now available as core fields.

Visit Mosets Tree's demo today and check out the new features.

Mosets Tree 3.6.0 is available today. If you are an existing subscriber, you can download it from your Mosets account by logging in to http://www.mosets.com/login/ and click at your Mosets Tree subscription ID. Full install and upgrade instructions are also available there.

 
Joomla 3.3
Written by CY   
Wednesday, 07 May 2014
Joomla 3.3The Joomla! project has released Joomla 3.3 last week and we are pleased to tell that Mosets Tree 3.5 is fully compatible with Joomla 3.3.

This new update for Joomla brings some new features that includes security enhancement, microdata support and improved performance. Because of the security enhancement, the minimum required PHP version has been raised to PHP 5.3.10 for this release. So make sure your web server is running at least PHP 5.3.10 before upgrading. If you're running a Joomla 3.2 site, upgrading to Joomla 3.3 is just a click away using Joomla! Update.

The Joomla project has also recently updated their release cycle, moving away from LTS/STS (Long/Short Term Support) towards a simpler version system that is used and generally accepted by users. You can read in detailed about it here.

What does this means to you?

  • If you're running Joomla 2.5, it means that you no longer need to wait for previously announced Joomla 3.5 that is marked as LTS release. You can upgrade to Joomla 3.3 today and be sure that it is supported by the Joomla project and has an easy to upgrade path towards the next minor release.
  • If you're running Joomla 3.2/3.3, it means you're going to get a steady improvement in future minor releases (3.x). Now that the Joomla project is not tied to any LTS/STS schedule, the project has more flexibility to implement new features as long as they don't break backward compatibility.
 
Mobile friendly website with Mosets Tree and JSN Mobilize
Written by CY   
Monday, 17 March 2014
JSN Mobilize Since the release of Mosets Tree 3.5, our users have been able to create directories that looks great on mobile website. Mosets Tree 3.5 uses responsive design, which means its layout adapts to your screen sizes, be it desktop, tablet or your mobile phone.

However, to fully take advantage of Mosets Tree's responsive design, your Joomla site template should use responsive design too. This is when Mosets Tree works hand in hand with your template to present its layout in different screen sizes. But what if your site template is not mobile friendly to start with?

Fret not! Today, we're happy to announce a tool called JSN Mobilize, from our new partner, JoomlaShine. JSN Mobilize not only solve this problem but completely redefines how you can create a mobile-friendly version of your website, easily.

  • Multiple OS support: Equipped with advanced device detection mechanisms, JSN Mobilize can quickly detect which device visitors are using and provide the prepared profile.
  • Enhanced speed load: JSN Mobilize has advanced image optimization and powerful CSS/JS minify function. So the loading time is faster and visitors can feel more comfortable when reading your site.
  • Intuitive drag-n-drop operation: JSN Mobilize allows you to organize all the appeared elements more visually and easily.
  • Live preview: When you have configured the gallery parameters, you can view it before publishing by using the Live View feature.
  • Flexible style customization: You are free to design your own style: configure the containers as well as modules.
  • Compatible with Joomla 2.5 & Joomla 3.x versions

JSN Mobilize has a FREE edition that you can get started with. The best part? It comes with support for Mosets Tree out of the box!

Head on to JSN Mobilize website to learn more or JSN Mobilize demo to see it for yourself.

When you're ready to buy the PRO version, checkout our Partners page to receive a coupon that gives you 25% off JSN Mobilize - an offer that is exclusive to Mosets subscriber.

 
Joomla 3.2 released today
Written by CY   
Thursday, 07 November 2013
Joomla 3.2

Something exciting in the Joomlasphere has been brewing the past few months and today, the Joomla project announces the release of Joomla 3.2.

If you're running Joomla 3.1 with the latest version of Mosets Tree 3.5, I'm pleased to report that Mosets Tree 3.5 is fully compatible with Joomla 3.2.

Some of the new features from Joomla 3.2:

  • Content Version Control
  • Built-in Extensions Finder
  • Increased Security
  • Easy Multilingual Setup
  • User Interface Improvements
  • Module ACL

Watch the videos for some of the new features from Joomla 3.2. Read the release announcement or download a copy of Joomla 3.2 today!

 
Mosets Tree 3.5 released. Now with Joomla 3.1 support
Written by CY   
Friday, 27 September 2013
Joomla 3 ready
Today I'm proud to announce the release of Mosets Tree 3.5. This is a significant update that brings Joomla 3.1 compatibility to Mosets Tree.

With this update, Mosets Tree now generates responsive layout, making it mobile friendly out of the box. Mosets Tree 3.5 is built on top of Mosets Tree 3 that includes some of the most innovative features including multi-directory support, category association, filters and many more.

Mosets Tree 3.3 is available for download to all active subscribers by logging in to their Mosets account. If you are not a subscriber yet, you can purchase a Mosets Tree subscription to become a Mosets Tree subscriber today.

 
MT Importer 3
Written by CY   
Monday, 10 June 2013
I'm pleased to announced a new release of MT Importer, version 3.0.

This update brings 2 important enhancements:

  • Dry run with CSV Import. Now you can check your CSV file with dry-run option. With dry-run option enabled, you can let MT Importer to check your CSV file before importing them. You will receive a report of issues (if any) with your CSV file or a green light if your CSV file is all good.
  • Import from Hot Property. Wish to migrate from Hot Property to Mosets Tree 3.0? Now you can with "Import from Hot Property" option. This new import option will import most of your Hot Property data to Mosets Tree 3. This includes properties, agents, companies and types. All the images and extra fields data will also be imported. The relationship between properties, agents and companies will also be retained through the use of Mosets Tree 3's category association support.
MT Importer 3 is available to all active Mosets Tree subscriber. You can download MT Importer 3 by logging in to your Mosets account at http://www.mosets.com/login/.
 
New top listings module for Mosets Tree 3
Written by CY   
Friday, 29 March 2013
With the most recent Mosets Tree update, version 3.0.6, I've introduced a brand new version of the popular Top Listings module. If you've install 3.0.6, you'll recognize this as "Mosets Tree - Top Listings 3.0". The new Top Listings modules now provides layouts that used to be only possible when you are using Kinabalu site template. Here's a screenshot on the different type of layout possible with the new Top Listings module.

Top Listings module for Mosets Tree 3

When you create a new module instance with this new module, here are some of the few important Options you may want to know:

  • Default (tiles) Layout
    • Flow: The core of this new module comes from the new Tiles layout. Each tile represents a listing. The Flow option here allows you to control if you want the tiles to be laid out vertically (default()) or horizontally.
    • Hide Name: This option does what it says. When set to yes, the name of the listing is hidden in module. This is useful when you only when to show a list of thumbnails.
    • Image Size: Allows you to control the size os the thumbnail shown in the module.
    • Tile's Max Width / Tiles Min. Height: In most situation, the default layout may not be ideal due to the limited or excess space available to a module. These 2 options allows you to fine tune the minimum width or maximum height to achieve the best possible layout. You can enter values in percentage or in pixels. eg: 33% or 200px.

The old version of this module no longer works, you need to migrate to the new version of Top Listings to continue using the module.

I've also updated the Mosets Tree demo site with 3.0.6. You can see the new module in action throughout the directory. Enjoy!

 
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