Phoca Extensions
Free extensions for Joomla! CMS

Phoca PDF component version 1.0.8 has been released.

Download: Phoca PDF component download site

Demo: Phoca PDF demo site




Phoca Favicon 2.0.0 Beta has been released. This component is designed for Joomla! 1.6 and should not be used on production sites.

Download: Phoca Favicon download site

Demo: Phoca Favicon demo site (Joomla! 1.6)


  • Added new language strings
  • Fixed minor bugs
  • Rewritten code for views in administration



Phoca Gallery version 3.0.0 Beta1 has been released. This version is designed for Joomla! 1.6 and it is in Beta phase. It should not be used on production sites.

Download: Phoca Gallery download site

Demo: Phoca Gallery & Joomla! 1.6 Demo site


  • Fixed strings in Administration Menu
  • Added new parameter Categories View Description (main description of gallery)
  • Added new CSS and HTML to not conflict with Beez template
  • Added new ordering option for image ordering
    •  Vote count Ascending
    •  Vote count Descending
    •  Vote average Ascending
    •  Vote average Descending
    •  Hits Ascending
    •  Hits Descending
  • Added new language strings
  • Added ordering select box to the frontend - categories, images can be ordered by visitors in frontend
  • Fixed problem with displaying empty boxes in case Picasa images are displayed
  • Added margin: auto to detail view (image will be centered in templates which overwrite centering in td tags)
  • Added Facebook Comments support
  • Added Facebook API ID parameter
  • Added Facebook Comments Width parameter
  • Added new parameter - display comments in No Popup window
  • Added new parameter - Access Level - Registered Users
  • Elements folder removed
  • Fixed minor bugs
  • Fixed language bugs
  • CustomX buttons changed to Custom buttons
  • Set rights for ordering in administration
  • Added safehtml rule to editor parameters
  • Changed displaying Meta Tags and Meta Description
  • Added Overlib Javascript library
  • Added Meta Keywords and Meta Description to all views
  • Ordering in Detail view now follows the image ordering set in Category View
  • Fixed ordering in administration
  • Added new language strings to display name and support website of translater


Phoca International Alias plugin version 1.0.1 has been released. In this version, Icelandic language was added (thanks to Aegir).

Download: Phoca International Alias plugin download site.

If you are using Phoca Gallery version 2.7.5 or later and on your server Suhosin PHP extension is installed, you can run into problems when saving menu link to Phoca Gallery in Menu Manager.

One of the Suhosin security parameter is called Its value is mostly set to 200. But while saving menu link to Phoca Gallery in Menu Manager, more than 200 POST variables are transferred (more than 200 parameters). Unfortunately Suhosin does not retun any error message (this is maybe because of security reasons), the site is redirecting back to main site of Menu Manager and the menu link will be not saved.

It means, if you are not able to save menu link to Phoca Gallery in Menu Manager (Menus - e.g. Main Menu - New - Phoca Gallery - e.g. Phoca Gallery Category List Layout - Save) because the site is redirecting to main site of Menu Manager, try to check your PHP settings:

Joomla! administration - Help - System Info - PHP Information. Try to find 'suhosin' string, try to find the value of If there is such parameter and its value is approximately set to 200, you need to change it in php settings (increase this value e.g. to 250). There are other Suhosin security settings, so if the changing of will not help, try to check other Suhosin parameters too.


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