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Phoca Download Options (Parameters - since Joomla! 3)

This article describes Options of Phoca Download (since Joomla! 3, Phoca Download 3)
 
Phoca Download is running on different Joomla! versions. So it is possible that you will not find all listed parameters in your Phoca Download - depends on used Joomla! system.
 

Options (formerly known as Parameters)

Go to Components - Phoca Download - Control Panel - click on icon Options (you can find this icon in top left corner of your Joomla! administration)

Options (Parameters) can be managed only by Super Users (Super Administrators) or you need to have rights to manage them in Joomla! Administration.
 

Display

ParameterValue
Categories and Category View
Filename or Title (Filename | Title | Filename and Title) Display Filename or Title
Display Downloads (Yes | No) Display or hide the count of downloads
Display Description (None | Top | Bottom | Overlib | Top and Overlib | Bottom and Overlib | Top with detail and Overlib | Bottom with detail and Overlib | Overlib with detail) Display or hide description
Display Main Category Description (No | Yes) Set if category description should be displayed in Categories View - Description will be displayed instead of subcategories
Display Detail Button (Yes (Overlib) | Yes (Modal Box) | No) Display or hide detail button
Display New Icon Set the number of days. During these days NEW icon will be displayed for the file, use zero for not displaying the icon
Display Hot Icon Set the number of hits (downloads). After reaching this number of downloads HOT icon will be displayed for the file, use zero for not displaying the icon
Display Most Download Files (Yes | No) Display Most Download Files in Categories View
Display File View (No | Yes | Yes (Only Modalbox - Category View)) Enable or disable File View before download a file
Display Date Type (Database | File (modification time) | File (inode change time) | File (access time)) Set date type
External Download Link (Self | Blank) Select if the external download link will have attribute TARGET=_self or TARGET=_blank
Meta Description Set meta description for Phoca Download
Meta Keywords Set meta keywords for Phoca Download
 
Category Ordering (Ordering Ascending | Ordering Descending | Title Ascending | Title Descending | Date Ascending | Date Descending | ID Ascending | ID Descending) Set category ordering
File Ordering (Ordering Ascending | Ordering Descending | Title Ascending | Title Descending | Date Ascending | Date Descending | ID Ascending | ID Descending) Set file ordering
Pagination Default Value Set default value for pagination which can be displayed in Category View (file list)
Pagination (Category View) Set pagination values for Category View (file list). Separate each pagination value with comma (,)
Display Number of Files (Categories View) (Yes | No) Display or hide number of files (Categories View)
Display Number of Files (Categories View - Header) (Yes | No) Display or hide number of files (Categories View - Header)
Display Up Icon (Yes | No) Display or hide up icon - icon back to category or back to categories view
Display Mirror Links (No | Yes (Caetgory View) | Yes (FileView) | Yes (Category And File View) | Yes (Caetgory View) as Button | Yes (File View) as Button | Yes (Category And File View) as Button) Display or hide mirror links
Display Report Link (No | Yes (Caetgory View) | Yes (FileView) | Yes (Category And File View)) Display or hide report link. This link will run Phoca Guestbook in Report Mode. There users can report files. Phoca Guestbook needs to be installed and the report function enabled in guestbook settings to run this feature.
Guestbook ID (Report) Set guestbook id (guestbook from Phoca Guestbook component) in case the report function is active
Tags (Links) (No | External Link | Category Link | Search Outcome) Set if the tags will include a link. If yes, set type of this link
Display Tags (No | Yes (Caetgory View) | Yes (FileView) | Yes (Category And File View)) Display or hide tags
File View
License Box Height Set height of license box
Comments Settings
Display Category Comments (No | JComments | Facebook) Set if category comments should be displayed or not
Display File Comments (No | JComments | Facebook) Set if file comments should be displayed or not
Facebook comments application ID Facebook comments application ID
Facebook Comments Width Set Facebook comments box width
Facebook Language Set Facebook language
Comments Count Set count of comments displayed in comment box
Rating Settings
Display Rating (File) (No | Yes (Caetgory View) | Yes (FileView) | Yes (Category And File View)) Display or hide rating for files
Theme Settings
File Icon Size (16px | 32px | 48px | 64px) Set size of file icon
File Icon Size (Most Downloaded Files) (16px | 32px | 48px | 64px) Set size of file icon for most downloaded files
File Icon (Extension Mime Type) (No | Yes) Enable or disable displaying of file icon by extension mime type (for example: PDF icon will be displayed next to PDF documents). Be aware not all extension mime type icons are available.
Display Specific Layout (No | Yes) Display specific layout - set in Phoca Download administration. Be aware, some parts of the layout needs to be changed in CSS too to display properly.
Play Settings
Display Play Button (Yes | No) Display or hide play button
Player Width Set player width (in px)
Player Height Set player height (in px)
Player Height (MP3) Set player height (MP3)
Play Popup Window (Standard Popup Window | Modal Box) Select play popup window
Preview Settings
Display Preview Button (Yes | No) Display or hide preview button
Preview Width Set preview width (in px)
Preview Height Set preview height (in px)
Preview Popup Window (Standard Popup Window | Modal Box) Select preview popup window
Youtube Height (Category View) Set Youtube height for Category View
Youtube Width (Category View) Set Youtube width for Category View
Youtube Height (Detail View) Set Youtube height for Detail View
Youtube Width (Detail View) Set Youtube width for Detail View

Downloads

ParameterValue
Ignore File Types Checking (Yes (only upload parameters) | Yes (only upload parameters in administration) | Yes (only download parameters) | Yes (download and upload parameters) | Yes (download and upload parameter in administration only) | No) Set if checking of file types will be ignored. If yes: Allowed File Types (Download), Allowed File Types (Upload), Disallowed File Types (Download), Disallowed File Types (Upload) will be ignored.
Allowed File Types (Download) Set allowed file types for frontend download. Default list of filetypes is not complete and should be modified to fit your needs.
Allowed File Types (Upload) Set allowed file types for frontend upload. Default list of filetypes is not complete and should be modified to fit your needs.
Disallowed File Types (Download) Set disallowed file types for frontend download.
Disallowed File Types (Upload) Set disallowed file types for frontend upload.
Send Email (Download) Send email if user will download a file
Maximum Count of downloads per file Set maximum count of files user can download. Be aware, 0 (Zero) means, there is no limit. It is limit per file NOT for all downloads. If you set some limit here, anonymous users (guests) are not able to download any file.

Uploads

ParameterValue
Enable User Upload (Yes | No) Enable or disable user upload
Maximum Count of uploaded user's files Set maximum count of files user can upload
Maximum Size of all user's files Set maximum size of all files user can upload
User File Upload Size Set maximum size of file which can be uploaded by user in frontend
Enable User File Authorization (Yes | No) If Yes, files will be uploaded as not authorized and must be authorized by administrator. If No, files will be uploaded as authorized
User Language (All | User's Language | Site's Language) Set which language will be set while creating category or uploading image in UCP
Send Email (Upload) Send email if user will upload a file
Overwrite Existing Files (Yes | No) Set if uploaded files should overwrite existing files on the server
Play or Preview Copy (Yes | No) If yes, file which is uploaded by user in fronted will be copied to phocadownloadpap folder so it can be played or previewed.
Maximum Upload Size (Administration) Set the maximum size for an upload in administration. Use zero for no limit. Do not forget, that the upload size can be limited by the server settings (in bytes)
Enable Multiple Upload (Administration) (Yes | No) Enable or disable multiple upload feature for administration

General

ParameterValue
Enable User Statistics (Yes | No) Enable or disable user statistics
Enable Logging (No | Yes (Uploads only) | Yes (Downloads only) | Yes (Uploads and Downloads)) Enable or disable logging for downloads, uploads or both. Be aware, logging of downloads and uploads can take a lot of memory in case a lot of downloads or uploads is done on your site. It is recommended to enable it only for short testing period
Delete Existing Files (Yes | No) If yes then the file stored on server will be deleted in case the file will be deleted from Phoca Download
Description Set description. This will be displayed in Categories View
Access Level - Registered Users Set access levels for registered users. Some actions in frontend can be done by registered users only. Set which access level group will be regarded as registered group.
Download Folder Set download folder. If absolute path will be set, this parameter will be ignored. Be aware, the folder set in the parameter must exist on the server.
Download Folder (Play, Preview) Set download folder for play and preview files
Absolute Path Set absolute path of Phoca Download folder (this can be path outside the public_html). Be aware, this path must exist and the folder and possible subfolders need to be created manually. If the path is outside the publis_html the files cannot be previewed or played in browser.
Enable Plugin Query (Yes | No) Set if Plugin can modify SQL query (Experts only!)
Enable Cache (Yes | No) Enable cache if it is enabled in Joomla! Global Configuration

Permissions

Default permissions used for all content in this component.

ParameterValue
Permissions Permissions
 

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