New version of RS-Monials (2.0) released today

May 18, 2012

Joomla Extensions

rsmonials

Hi all, today we released the new version of our RSMonials component. This new version 2.0 is totally compatible with the new version of Joomla 1.6.x, 1.7.x and 2.5.x. The extension is listed under “Contacts & Feedback” > “Testimonials & Suggestions” directory of JED (Joomla Extension Directory). Please try this new version in your Joomla 1.6.x, 1.7.x or 2.5.x driven website and if you find any problem or bug please notify us. You can either post the issues in our website forum section or please email the issues to our support team at support[@]rswebsols[.]com . We will surely try to fix all issues as soon as possible.

Basically RSMonials is a Joomla Component that works natively in Joomla environment. This is a very simple and user friendly testimonial component. Using this component you can easily able to accept comments / feedback / review / testimonials from your clients or visitors. This is a free component. The features included:

Front End:

  • Display all active testimonials / comments / feedback / review.
  • Visitor can submit a feedback.
  • If you approve the feedback from back-end it will start to display.
  • Secured form by Captcha. (Re-Captcha Enabled).

Back End:

  • Add Testimonials.
  • Edit Testimonials.
  • Delete Testimonials.
  • Publish/Unpublish Testimonials.
  • Manage Front-end display using CSS.
  • Manage Language Specific Content.
  • Easily configure the basic features of the component.

If you find any issue, or if you have any further query feel free to contact us anytime. Please find some quick links here:

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About Souvik Banerjee

Web Developer and SEO Specialist with 10+ years of experience in open source web development. He is also the moderator of this blog (www.rswebsols.com)

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57 Responses to “New version of RS-Monials (2.0) released today”

  1. praveen Says:

    how to change the order of testimonials? By default order is in this way,latest one comes first but i want to change the order.Is it possible? Let me know. Thank you

    Reply

    • Souvik Banerjee Says:

      Testimonials are automatically sorted by “Date of Posting”. So if you wish to Re-Order your Testimonials then edit any testimonial from admin panel and change the “Date of Posting” as per your sorting needs.

      Reply

  2. Vladimir Says:

    Hello Can I make a picture by clicking the increase?

    Reply

  3. Gopinath BS Says:

    Simple but Powerful Component & Module… Cheers!!!

    Reply

  4. Curt Says:

    Is it possible for me to rename the “Testionials” title on the testimonials page? I’d like it to read “Guest Book”. I didn’t see an option to do so in the settings. Thanks!!

    Reply

  5. zadeng Says:

    How do i remove “Powered by RS Web Solutions”

    Reply

    • Souvik Says:

      Powered by link is already removed in our latest version.

      Reply

      • zadeng Says:

        First thank you for the quick response. I am using Version 2.0 as my Joomla is 2.5. So, is there a way to remove “Powered by link”. Also, how do i solve the following:

        1. When a user submits a testimony. I want to display a confirmation message such as “Thank you for sharing your testimony” without the submission form being displayed.
        2. I would like to display some message in the submission form such as “Testimonies are not published immediately after submission. They are first reviewed before publishing”. When i do this from the “Language File”…the same message is displayed in the “Show testimonials” form. Is there a way to display this message only in the “Submission Form”

        Thank you.

        Reply

  6. Mike Martin Says:

    Hi
    I would like to be able to change the following:

    ‘Your input is important to us. Please provide your valuable feedback. Here are some testimonials from our clients:’

    Is there anyway that I can do this within the component element.

    Reply

    • Souvik Says:

      Go to “Joomla Admin” => “Components” => “RSMonials” => “Language File” and then edit the respective language file as per your needs.

      Please Note: Do it carefully, maintain the proper format of Joomla language file.

      Reply

  7. sbegh Says:

    HI ! and thanks for this component !!
    just a question : is it possible to manage testimonials in order to display different content by language ?

    Reply

  8. Mati Says:

    How I can capture the IP?

    Reply

  9. Andi Sabry Says:

    I like this component very much, I tested it at localhost. It’s pretty awesome and fulfilled my desired of testimonial component.
    Unfortunately, my site is now running in joomla 3, so I can’t use this lovely component.
    I also found out that all of rswebsols’ extensions are not yet suitable for joomla 3.
    Hopefully, the developer is willing and kind enough to update this extension and related modules.
    Thank you very much for making all of your extension to be non commercial.

    Reply

  10. abdi arezou Says:

    Hello. I use Joomla 2.5 in one of my web sites. I receive lots of emails related to Testimonial. But only a few of them are real. I mean a few of them are related to posts in Testimonial. please help me with this issue. Thanks.

    Reply

  11. Annika Says:

    Hello,

    I have been using RSMonials (version 2.0) for some time now, always with ReCaptcha enabled. Since some time I am receiving a ridiculous amount of spam. Is there anything I can do to avoid this?

    Thank you so much in advance!

    Regards, Annika.

    Reply

    • Souvik Says:

      Unfortunately no other spam protection option is available currently. Our several customers already notifying us that ReCaptcha is also not working for some websites. We are already implementing some other options in our next version. It will release soon.

      Reply

      • Annika Says:

        Hello Souvik,

        Thanks for your reply. Can you give me any information on when new release will become available? It’s becoming really urgent as I have already removed over 30 spam testimonials today..(!)

        Thanks again, Annika.

        Reply

        • Souvik Says:

          It is hard to say a tentative date, but it will take some time to release. Due to work overload our development team is not getting enough time to complete it fast. But they will surely try their best to finish it quickly. Please be patience. Sorry for the inconvenience.

          Reply

          • Annika Says:

            I will probably have to look for something else, as I am receiving about 150 spam messages daily and can’t keep on removing them manualy..

            Thanks for the info!

            Reply

            • Jeff Mayland Says:

              Annika,

              I too am frustrated with this issue.

              My temporary solution was to just change the admin_email in the RSmonial settings to a new email account on the host. I check it twice a week for any real testimonials.

              Or set admin_email_alert to false.

              Regards,
              Jeff

              Reply

  12. Mich Says:

    Hi

    Thanks for the component. In the scroller module I am getting ‘undefined’ under the first testimonial (there is only one currently) is there are way to remove this?

    Reply

    • Souvik Says:

      When you have only one testimonial then use “RSMonials Module” instead of “RSMonials Scroller”. When you will get more than one testimonials then enable the “Scroller” module.

      Reply

  13. Danial Smith Says:

    Hello, BTW Amazing Product…I have purchased your license version of RSmonial and I need way to have the scrolling module scroll from left to right instead of up. Can you direct me to where I can find this code and where can I put this code in the existing files. Thanks in advance

    Reply

    • Souvik Says:

      Unfortunately left to right or right to left scrolling option is not currently implemented in RSMonials Scroller module. We are very sorry for the inconvenience.

      Reply

  14. Fedir Says:

    I paid for version 1.5.3. Can I upgrade to this one? Will I still have to pay for it? Thank you. Fedir

    Reply

  15. FikDesign Says:

    I try to plug in joomla 2.5.x
    but why i can’t in pairs?
    such Virus?
    out an error message like this

    Security Alert

    The file you are uploading was rejected by the server.
    It probably contents viruses or trojans that can damage your website

    Do not attempt to upload it again as your IP address may be blocked.

    Reply

    • Souvik Says:

      As our RSMonials free version is contains some encrypted code, your server’s security system may be treating it as a security vulnerability. But actually there is no security issue. So to get a solution if it is possible by you to add RSMonials in the safe list in your server’s antivirus program please do that. Otherwise you can purchase a un-encrypted powered by link free copy of RSMonials from our website.

      Reply

  16. Islander Says:

    Hi Das,

    I have just installed 2.0 to my Jommla 2.5.3. and I cannot get the front end to allow users to submit testimonials. RSmonials ‘settings’ tab does not provide and option to display “Testimonial Submission Form”. I can only add testimonials in the back end and then they only appear in the module. Not in the main body of my site. I followed step 7 of your instructions and I have created the RSmonials menu item. I tried all the “what to show” settings but still no menu item appears in my website. I’ve made sure everything is set to public. And in RSmonials settings I made sure login_to_submit_testimonial = false.

    Reply

  17. Vitalij Says:

    RScaptcha enabled. Why bots write? How to add easycalccheckplus (re-captcha is very difficult for many users)
    Thanks

    Reply

    • Souvik Says:

      The default captcha is not too strong. easycalccheckplus captcha system is still not implemented. Please use ReCaprcha for now. We will try to implement more captcha system in our next release.

      Reply

  18. Ess'iele Says:

    I’ve selected the “Show only the Submission Form”, yet I still get this message at the top of the form:

    “Your input is important to us. Please provide your valuable feedback. Here are some testimonials from our clients:”

    Where do I amend this to omit the last sentence?

    Thank you for a great extension.

    Ess

    Reply

    • Souvik Says:

      1. To disable this paragraph go to “Joomla Admin” => “Components” => “RSMonials” => “Settings” and then set “show_desc” to “false”.

      2. To edit this paragraph go to “Joomla Admin” => “Components” => “RSMonials” => “Language File” and then edit the respective language file as per your needs.

      Reply

      • Ess'iele Says:

        Many thanks, Souvik.

        I’ll give it a try.

        Ess

        Reply

      • Ess'iele Says:

        Thanks, Souvik. It worked.

        One more thing… is there a way for the administrator of the site to manage submitted testimonials from the front-end? My client isn’t technically inclined, so I’m trying to avoid her going to the Joomla back-end, if possible.

        Thanks again.

        Ess

        Reply

        • Souvik Says:

          Unfortunately front-end administration option is currently not available for RSMonials. We are very sorry for the inconvenience.

          Reply

  19. cho Says:

    Hello,

    In my case, I use Joomla 2.5.4 and no email is sent to admin when user post a testimonial.

    Reply

  20. Djoubert Says:

    I am trying this extension with Joomla V1.7.5 , and I Just get an empty page from the menu item where this compoent is called???
    my template is JA travale from joomlart.
    Thank you for any help
    Dominique Joubert

    Reply

  21. Hans Says:

    Hi,

    Awesome component, i’ve used it for a while with a smile on ma face:D But one question, does it support sh404sef?

    Thanks! Great work, i will test 2.0 soon…

    Best regards,

    Hans

    Reply

    • Souvik Says:

      Although this component do not have inbuilt support of sh404sef, but it is very easy to configure the URL structure of this extension under sh404sef.

      Reply

  22. DAS Says:

    Every time I install the component it breaks my admin menu, every time I try to install anything afterwards i get this error:
    JTableMenu: :_getNode Failed -
    Error building Admin Menus

    only happens after installing RSmonials
    the RSmonials doesnt seem to work well either, menu items that point to the form do not work.
    I think this needs some more work

    Reply

    • Souvik Says:

      Hi Das, We are really wish to solve all kind of issues that come with the new update. In this case we need help from you. Can you please provide us the URL of your website where we can review the problem? If so please email our support team along with all issues. You can send email to support[@]rswebsols[.]com . We will surely fix all bugs asap.

      Reply

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