The section which has the overall control for the component. There are a lot of settings that you can ignore unless you know exactly what you are doing, so in this tutorial we are going to focus on the more general settings that everyone using Jomclassifieds should know about.

General Settings

PropertyDescription
Bootstrap Handling Select whether the bootstrap to be loaded in your server or not.
New advert notify Select whether the admin should be notified on each new advert creation or not..
Ad expiration alert Ad expiration alert Number of days before the advert owner should be notified about his ad expiration. Leaving blank will not send any notification to user.
Membership expiration alert Number of days before the advert owner should be notified about his membership expiration. Leaving blank will not send any notification to user.
Delete expired advert Number of days later the expired advert should be deleted. Leave blank to keep the advert unpublished.
Cron activated ? Select whether you use any cron service for the automated processes or it should be handled by the component itself. It's always recommended to use a cron service to get more accurate results.
Cron url URL which should be used by your cron service.
Terms and conditions- page url Paste your “Terms and conditions- page url “ here.

Date settings

PropertyDescription
Date display type Change the date and time format either Default / Custom.
Date Format If date display type "Custom", Specify the date format which uses PHP Date format.
Time Format If date display type "Custom", Specify the Time format which uses PHP Time format.

Currency settings

PropertyDescription
Currencies Currencies to be used in post adverts form and in adverts listing pages.
Default currency The default currency option to be selected in the post advert(s) form.
Payment currency The currency used by our payment plugins(Paypal, 2CO, Offline & Pesapal) to handle payments from the users in membership pages.

Captcha settings

PropertyDescription
Show captcha Show or Hide captcha..
Show captcha for registered users Show or Hide captcha for registered users.
Re-captcha private key Enter re-captcha private key.
Re-captcha public key Enter re-captcha public key.

Site Display Settings

PropertyDescription
Home Location If a location is selected, then that selected location is set as Default location in Location Menu Module.
Show Category name Show/Hide the name of a category.
Show Location name Show/Hide the name of a category.
Show User name Show/Hide the name of a user name.
Show date added Show/Hide the date of an advert added.
Show views count Show/Hide the no. of views for each advert.
Show tags Show/Hide tags for all adverts.
Show rss Show/Hide rss feed icon.
Show Tool tip Show/Hide tool tip description in post ad form.
Show Price Show price after or before currency in value" in List view, Grid view of Detailed advert view page or hide price.
Price categories After enabling “Show price Before/After Currency” should select the categories for the price field to be active. Selected categories will have the price field and non-selected categories won’t have price field. Changes will affect in advert detailed/list view and post free advert form.
Show Compare Set Yes or No, whether to display the compare option (compare checkbox) in List view, Grid view and Detailed advert view page or not.

Categories Tree View

PropertyDescription
Show category columns without space Set Yes or No to display categories in dynamic columns or not.
Column count Column count of the view.
Sub categories depth Number of hierarchy levels to be displayed. Adding "0" or "1" will only display the Main categories.
Show adverts count Show/Hide adverts count or Show count only for main categories.
Show icon Show/Hide categories icon.

Location Tree View

PropertyDescription
Column count Column count of the view.
Sub-location depth Number of hierarchy levels to be displayed. Adding "0" or "1" will only display the Main categories.

Grid view (or) List view

PropertyDescription
View mode Default view mode.
Show views selector Show or Hide the views selector. So that the user can switch to his compatible view mode.
Order by Order in which the adverts should be displayed by default.
Show order by selector Show or Hide the order by selector. So that the user can sort the adverts display on his own.
Include sub categories in result Let’s say you have selected the "Vehicles" category. By default, jom classifieds will display the adverts from the sub-categories of vehicles too. You can disable it here by making the selection to "No".
Include sub-locations in result By default, jom classifieds will display the adverts from the sub-locations too. To avoid this, you can disable it here by selecting "No".
Ads per page Number of adverts to be displayed per page.
Column count Column count for grid view.
Title chars limit Number of characters to display in the title.
Description chars limit Number of characters to display in the description.
Mark new adverts Select whether the new ads should be highlighted or marked.
New adverts eligibility Determines how long an advert should be considered as "New".
Mark popular ads Select whether the popular ads should be highlighted or marked.
Popular adverts eligibility Determines how many views are required for an advert to mark as "popular".

Detailed advert view

PropertyDescription
Default Itemid Set advert id to assign the whole component advert detailed page in Jomclassifieds will mantain the modules and all the rest of the settings.
Contact advertiser Select whether the guest users can contact the "advert owner" or should have registered in your site to use this feature.
Enable favorites Select whether the user can add adverts to their favorites list or not.
Report abuse Select whether the user can send abuse reports to you or not.
Thumb Position Change the Gallery Thumb Position (Bottom/left/right).
Show video Show/Hide videos of all adverts.
Show map Show/Hide the location of an advertiser.
Map key First, admin need to create a map api key and place it here. Google maps api lets you show maps in your site front-end. (See link:create google map api key ).
Show email Show/Hide email id of an advertiser.
Show print Pdf Choose either Yes/No to Show print advert Pdf.
Show whatsapp share Show / Hide whatsapp share button.
Socialshare script Add your social buttons code.
Comments Enable or Disable comments for adverts. Currently, jom classifieds support "JComments" and "Face book commenting plugin".
Show related-ads Show/Hide the ads related to a selected advert.
Related-ads limit No. of related-ads to be displayed while an advert is selected.

Facebook Comments

PropertyDescription
Facebook app id First, admin need to create a face book app id and place it here. So, that the users can comment using their own face book accounts.(See link:create facebook app ).
No. of posts The number of Facebook comments to show by default. The minimum value is 1.
Color scheme The color scheme used by the Facebook plugin. Can be "light" or "dark".

Image Settings

PropertyDescription
Resize-method Select the method of image resizing.
Categories icon You can set pixels for categories icon.
List view thumbnails You can set pixels for list view thumbnail images.
Grid view thumbnails You can set pixels for grid view thumbnail images.
Detailed view gallery images You can set pixels for detailed view gallery images.
Pop-up images You can set pixels for pop-up images.
Tag-images You can set pixels for tag-images.
Watermark image You can set pixels for watermark-image.

Watermark Settings

PropertyDescription
Watermark Choose either Image or text as watermark for advert images.

For image watermark

PropertyDescription
Upload image Choose image for watermark.
Image position Assign watermark image position for advert images (Center, Top left, Top right, Bottom Left & Bottom Right).

For text watermark

PropertyDescription
Text Write text for watermark.
Text color Choose your watermark text color for advert images.
Text size Assign text size for watermark.
Text position Assign watermark text position for advert images (Center, Top left, Top right, Bottom Left & Bottom Right).
Text direction Choose the direction for text watermark either vertical or horizontal.

User Permissions

PropertyDescription
Allow guest users to post ads Select whether the guest users to post their ads or not.
Auto publish new ads Select whether the adverts should automatically get published or need your approval.
Legal image extensions (file types) Add image file types, to allow user to upload images only in those formats. ( For Example : jpg, jpeg, png, gif etc... )
Maximum image per ad Set how many images can the user add per advert.
Allow meta keywords & description Select whether to allow users to add meta keywords and descriptions or not.

Mandatory settings - Post advert fields

PropertyDescription
Add form (Accordion) Choose either Yes/No to post advert form accordion (Slider form)
Price is mandatory Set Yes / No, To display price as mandatory field or not
Tags is mandatory Set Yes / No, To display tags as mandatory field or not.
YouTube link is mandatory Set Yes / No, To display YouTube as mandatory field or not.
Image is mandatory Set Yes / No, To display image as mandatory field or not.
Address is mandatory Set Yes / No, To display address as mandatory field or not.
Location is mandatory Set Yes / No, To display location as mandatory field or not.
Postal code is mandatory Set Yes / No, To display postal code as mandatory field or not.
Phone number is mandatory Set Yes / No, To display phone number as mandatory field or not.
Meta keywords is mandatory Set Yes / No, To display meta keywords as mandatory field or not.
Meta description is mandatory Set Yes / No, To display meta description as mandatory field or not.
Terms and conditions is mandatory Set Yes / No, To display terms and conditions as mandatory field or not.

SEO Settings

PropertyDescription
Replace for category URLs Enter the name which should be replaced by category urls.
Replace for location URLs Enter the name which should be replaced by location urls.
Replace for advert URLs Select the replace for advert urls. If Default is chosen, then ‘Use the advert’s category’ is set as default. If ‘Use custom prefix’ is chosen, then enter the custom prefix for advert urls.
Id and title alias separator Select the separator either dash(-) or forward slash(/).
Id position Select whether advert id should be displayed before or after the title.

Custom Style

An optional CSS field to add your own custom css styles.

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